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6 of the Top 10 U.S. Billionaires Are Kochs and Waltons
Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: YES! Magazine
The profits of corporate giants that crash our economy and corrupt our politics deserve your outrage. But the efforts to curb them need your creative energy.
The Number of Billionaires Is Growing Across the Planet, as Global Inequality Spreads
Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Gone are the days when U.S. billionaires accounted for over 40 percent of the list.
A World Bank President We Can Get Behind?
Posted on: Mar 28, 2012, Source: YES! Magazine
The candidates for next month’s selection could finally change the game of serving markets over people—and we all might have a role to play.
7 Ways to Support the Real Job Creator: Main Street
Posted on: Nov 30, 2011, Source: YES! Magazine
It turns out that most job creation in the United States is the result of Main Street entrepreneurs, not Wall Street financial wizards.
London Econ Summit: Born of Good Intentions, But Ends in Disastrous Results
Posted on: Apr 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The governments of the largest economies in the world walked out of the summit with a plan that takes the global economy three big steps backwards.
We're in the Midst of an Epic Battle over the Direction of this Nation
Posted on: Mar 5, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Obama has opened the door to change. Whether we can blow on through depends on us and our ability to organize.
Towards an Economic System That Works for People and the Planet
Posted on: Dec 9, 2008, Source: Institute for Policy Studies
A civil society statement on the G20 summit from IPS Director John Cavanagh and coalition members.
Bailouts Dwarf Spending on Climate and Poverty Crises
Posted on: Nov 25, 2008, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
Neglecting aid to the developing world, and fixating on the financial mess, will negatively affect Western nations.
How Badly Can the 'Experts' Ruin the Planet?
Posted on: Oct 9, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Look no further than the World Bank to see how many economic, social and environmental problems so-called experts can make worse.
Top 10 Reasons Why Paul Wolfowitz Was a Great World Bank President
Posted on: May 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Progressives should think twice before rejoicing over Wolfie's departure.
Turning the CAFTA Loss to a Win
Posted on: Jul 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet
In response to last night's questionable CAFTA vote, citizen groups must make sure this story gets told.
Wanted: Dirty Rotten Scoundrel
Posted on: Mar 4, 2005, Source: Institute for Policy Studies
Ten reasons why Paul Wolfowitz would be perfect for the job of World Bank president.
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