February 1, 2023 | The five detainees include leaders of the campaign that won the world’s first metals mining ban in 2017 -- a ban the cash-strapped government may be moving to overturn.
Articles by John Cavanagh
March 17, 2021 | Americans will have to fight hard to protect their water from corporate greed. They can learn a lot from El Salvador.
May 4, 2020 | The story line from Reagan to Trump is the same: undermining global public health to serve narrow interests. Only now, we’re in a pandemic.
June 30, 2015 | Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.
November 4, 2014 | In calling out corporations for profiting off child labor, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi recognized that you can't have peace without justice.
September 3, 2014 | In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
May 7, 2014 | As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
November 21, 2013 | We need a national climate response to match the scale of the Philippines typhoon and the extreme weather happening in other parts of the world.
April 3, 2013 | While the Arms Trade Treaty doesn't do anything to affect American gun owners, it's so weak that it doesn't seem to affect anybody at all.
December 5, 2012 | This commonsense guide to avoiding the fiscal swindle would nearly eliminate the budget deficit while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.