Palestine’s Golden Oil
Underneath much of the Middle East lies the world’s oil supply. In one special place in the Middle East, a different type of oil reigns supreme: olive oil. Read more »
How Important is Citizens United?
Dear Dr. Dollar: Many people are quite concerned about the doctrine of “corporate personhood,” and the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Did that decision in fact make a crucial difference with regard to the role of money in elections? Read more »
Funding a National Single-Payer System
Don’t like the Obamacare (or Romneycare) mandate? Single-payer is a viable—and more redistributive—alternative. Read more »
Way Beyond Greenwashing
Led by the World Wide Fund for Nature, many of the biggest conservation nonprofits including Conservation International and the Nature Conservancy have already agreed to a series of global bargains with international agribusiness. In exchange for vague promises of habitat protection, sustainability, and social justice, these conservation groups are offering to greenwash industrial commodity agriculture. Read more »