In Germany, solar power installations are not only providing jobs, increased efficiency and cost savings -- they are allowing the owners of the systems to sell excess power back to the power grid.
The massive recall of salmonella-infected eggs, the largest egg recall in U.S. history, opens a window on the power of large corporations over not only our health, but over our government.
Several American enclaves in Washington state, Minnesota, and Vermont want to join this country, but the Harper government is anxious to avoid further upsetting the Obama administration.
In Washington, the Justice Department is about to issue an ethics report, reviewing the use of torture by U.S. officials.
On Tuesday, the worst earthquake in 200 years struck just off the coast of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as The Nation reports.
The United Nations World Food Programme launched the Billion for a Billion campaign this week, urging the 1 billion people who use the Internet to help the billion who are hungry.
The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
Again and again, U.S. negotiators have chosen not to strengthen international laws and protocols but rather to weaken them, often leading other rich countries in a race to the bottom.
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This week's Audit looks at a few issues that were top priorities for progressives in 2007 that are yet to be addressed, from the faltering U.S. financial system to the Employee Free Choice Act