Issues / Environment
The gap between federal spending on military as opposed to climate security has narrowed but compared to China our progress is meager.
We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?
The United States failed to capitalize on a Peace Dividend. Now, with the economy in a rut and the globe heating up, we have a second chance to shift Pentagon funds to domestic needs with a Green Dividend.
Mexico, Canada and the United States have serious problems with the emission of diverse pollutants.
Andre Vltchek paints a grim picture of Oceania, which has suffered tremendously at the hands of more "civilized" nations.
The Gulf oil spill rightly provoked congressional outrage at the perpetrators. But where was the outrage for the oil spill in 2006 in Lebanon?
Some detect a eugenics agenda in concerns for overpopulation.
Agribusiness, an industry that found a way to profit during the Vietnam War, is emerging as a beneficiary of U.S. post-conflict policies in the Middle East as well.
President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.