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  • TransCanada’s PR Campaign Called Into Question

    Nov 18, 2014

    Documents show that oil and gas companies are placing serious resources of time, money, and personnel into countering the growing climate justice movement. “What this speaks to is that ...

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  • Solutions to American Poverty

    Oct 10, 2014

    From the print edition of The Reader Magazine • You’ll have heard of Robin Hood. Took from the rich, gave to the poor. Looked a bit like Russell Crowe meets Kevin Costner.  Well, the Robin H...

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  • Ellen Brown: Local Governments in Jeopardy; The Fed’s Bizarre New Rules

    Sep 08, 2014

    In an inscrutable move that has alarmed state treasurers, the Federal Reserve, along with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, just changed the ...

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  • Who Am I?

    Aug 30, 2014

    I am the elephant in the retail living room. Operating 4,500 stores nationwide and employing 1.4 million U.S. workers, I am not only the nation’s largest retail employer; I am America’s largest pr...

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  • Stacy Mitchell: 5 Top Reasons to Choose a Community Bank or Credit Union

    Aug 02, 2014

    1. Get the Same Services at Lower Cost Most locally owned banks and credit unions offer the same array of services, from online bill paying to debit and credit cards, at much lower cost than big bank...

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  • Ellen Brown: On The Economy

    Jul 09, 2014

    Mortgage debt overhang from the housing bust has meant lack of middle-class spending power and consumer demand, preventing the economy from growing. The problem might be fixed by a new approach from t...

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  • Report: Create Age of Renewables Or Pay Higher Price Later

    Apr 15, 2014

    The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released Sunday in Berlin, shows that humanity still has time to solve the global crisis of global warming and climate change...

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  • Leaders of Teaching Hospitals Have Close Ties to Drug Companies, Study Shows

    Apr 02, 2014

    by Charles Ornstein Nearly every large drug maker based in the United States had at least one academic medical center official on its board, raising questions about their independence. Pharmaceutical ...

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  • The Single Best Article on the End of the Social Contract in the U.S.

    Mar 14, 2014

    By David Morris In the recent issue of the American Prospect editor-at-large Harold Meyerson has written what may be the single best piece on the reasons behind the decline and fall of the America...

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  • Resource Guide for Access to Capital for California Small Businesses

    Feb 12, 2014

    Download the document. Developed by the California Financial Opportunities Roundtable.  Representing finance, impact investing, philanthropy, business, economic development, government and more.

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