Category: Resources

Pete Dolack: Low-Cost Banking

The struggle to save the United States Postal Service is emblematic of the larger struggle against corporate plundering of public resources

avatar
Kathy Kelly: Crosscurrents

By the time I leave Kentucky’s federal prison center, where I’m an inmate with a 3 month sentence, the world’s 12th largest city may be without water. Estimates put the water reserve of Sao Paulo, a city of 20 million people, at 60 days

avatar
Don Fitz: Resource Extraction in Latin America Poses Serious Environmental, Economic and Health Questions

Policies that expand extractivism in progressive Latin American countries bring up a host of contradictions

Andrea Germanos: Communities Are Taking Back Control of Their Water

In communities across the world, people are taking back their water. Cases of remunicipalization—getting what were privatized water and sanitation services back under public control—is the focus of a new book by the Netherlands-based Transnational Institute (TNI), and offers welcome respite from tales of the ever-encroaching reach of corporate power. The trend of remunicipalization is Read more…

avatar
Preeti Kaur: Stop Fracking

Increased risks of cancer, respiratory disease and birth defects

Shepherd Bliss: Water or Wine?

California’s Drought & Water Competition

Nadia Prupis: In Dry California, Thirsty Oil and Big-Ag Industries Exempt from Water Regulations

Rather than focusing on urban usage, Brown should go after the industries which contributed the most to the drought

Ragina Johnson: California Is Burning

Why water supplies are drying up in the state that is home to one in eight Americans–and what needs to be done to press for an alternative

Stephen Greenberg: Grabbing Africa’s seeds

USAID, EU and Gates Foundation back agribusiness seed takeover

Guardian staff: Tens of thousands march through Dublin

Irish government’s austerity measure has sparked widespread public anger, with Saturday’s street protest the fourth since October

1 2 3 48
WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann