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How Solidarity Triumphs Over Corporate Greed

By David McCall Author Bio: David McCall is the international president of the United Steelworkers Union (USW). Source: Independent Media Institute Credit Line: This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Management at Amfuel tried to bully Jo Tucker…

Seven Features of Ancient Enterprise

By Michael Hudson Author Bio: Michael Hudson is an American economist, a professor of economics at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, and a researcher at the Levy Economics Institute at Bard College. He is a former Wall Street analyst, political…

Plastic Pollution Is a Crime Against People and the Planet

By Erica Cirino Author Bio: Erica Cirino is a writer, artist, and author who explores the intersection of the human and more-than-human worlds. Her photographic and written works have appeared in Scientific American, the Guardian, VICE, Hakai Magazine, the Atlantic,…

Caribbean Market Overview April 2024

From CIBC Summary: The world economy remained unexpectedly buoyant in 2023 despite concerns that aggressive monetary tightening in advanced economies to bridle inflation could trigger a global recession. The IMF estimates that following 3.5% growth in 2022, global real GDP expanded…

The True Shocking Driver of Crime in America

By Thom Hartmann Author Bio: Thom Hartmann is a talk-show host and the author of The Hidden History of Neoliberalism and more than 30+ other books in print. He is a writing fellow at the Independent Media Institute and his writings are archived…

How the Constitution Fails to Protect the Environment

The absence of clear and broad constitutional authority to protect the environment limits the scope of federal environmental law.

David McCall: How the Infrastructure Program Builds Climate Resilience and Saves Lives

By David McCall Author Bio: David McCall is the international president of the United Steelworkers Union (USW). Source: Independent Media Institute Credit Line: This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Scott Cox sprinted across the field, slogging through…

Will the Golden Age for Corporate Shareholders Ever End?

By John P. Ruehl Author Bio: John P. Ruehl is an Australian-American journalist living in Washington, D.C., and a world affairs correspondent for the Independent Media Institute. He is a contributing editor to Strategic Policy and a contributor to several…

“How a Neighborhood Co-op Started by Teens Helped Communities Around the U.S. Adopt Solar Power”

The nonprofit Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is one group working to help communities move away from fossil fuels toward solar powe