Michael T. Klare: Carbon CounterattackJanuary 2015
How Big Oil is responding to the anti-carbon moment.
Heather Vogell: Massachusetts Tightens Rules on Restraining, Secluding StudentsJanuary 2015
Under new rules, Massachusetts schools will not be allowed to use certain techniques to restrain or isolate students as frequently and will have to report all restraints and injuries.
Robert Reich: Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a Pending DisasterJanuary 2015
It’s no longer free trade versus protectionism. Big corporations and Wall Street want some of both.
Daniel Moss: An Unexpected Success Story Links Our Health to Wild LandsJanuary 2015
Conservation policies ensure both safe drinking water and ecological preservation.
Erik Wennermark: In Hong Kong, the Last Days of OccupyJanuary 2015
As the powers that be dismantle what remains of Hong Kong's mass protest movement, thoughts on winners and losers and the city's future.
Tom Engelhardt: The National Security State in 2015January 2015
In an almost enemy-less world in which the American economic system was triumphant and the US possessed by far the strongest military on the planet, nothing seems to have gone as planned or faintly right.
Zehra Naviwala: Fleeing Syria for Physical and Emotional RefugeJanuary 2015
The story of two asylum-seekers’ journey to Denmark.
Robert Reich: The Republican’s Magical Mystery TourJanuary 2015
The pattern seems to be: if you don’t like the facts, make them up.
Theodoric Meyer: New IRS Rules on Dark Money DelayedJanuary 2015
The IRS faces a number of hurdles before its new regulations for social welfare nonprofits can be finalized, including potential opposition from Congress.
Mahat Tattva: The Retail JungleJanuary 2015
Working conditions for part time employees is a national disgrace.
Charles Ornstein: When a Patient’s Death is Broadcast Without PermissionJanuary 2015
The ABC television show NY Med filmed Mark Chanko’s final moments without the approval of his family."
Editors’ Reading Recs: New Year’s RevolutionJanuary 2015
These books won’t help you drop 10 pounds or achieve Inbox Zero, but they will remind you of the power of brand new ideas.