Spurred on by powerful multinational corporations and aided by their corporate lobbyists, the administration wants Congress to sign a blank check for yet another "free trade" deal, with the same inadequate safeguards as previous failed deals.
Organic food is one of America's great growth industries: sales are skyrocketing, increasing by double-digit percentage terms year after year as consumers embrace healthier, more environmentally conscious lifestyles. Nearly $40 billion's worth of organic food was sold across the country last year.
WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats are pressuring President Barack Obama's Federal Communications Commission to require super PACs and other secretive groups that buy political advertisements to disclose their major funders in those ads.
When it comes to women's equality, we tend to focus on historical victories and present-day battles. We search for answers in the past to solve riddles of the future, often forgetting how lucky we are today.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is considering a suspension for one of the two boxers involved in Saturday’s fight at the MGM grand in Las Vegas. But it isn’t Floyd Mayweather, and it isn’t because the man beat a woman in front of his own children.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Ten years ago, Erin Armstrong was forced to drop out of college in Utah because her parents refused to pay her tuition when she came out as transgender. She sold nearly everything she owned, packed the remainder of her belongings into three suitcases and flew from her small hometown on a one-way ticket to New York City.
The federal budget is as much about our national priorities as it is about numbers and data.
Unfortunately, the Republican budget resolution sets all the wrong priorities and casts a particularly grim vision for the future.
By Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II & Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
From Ava Duvernay's award-winning film to President Barack Obama's speech at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, to the thousands we crossed the bridge with and the millions that joined by television, America has remembered Selma, Alabama, this year.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush's public declaration of concern about climate change has put himself and other Republican presidential aspirants in a political bind.
He has admitted the existence of a problem that a majority of the general public acknowledges but a majority of his own party does not.
Comcast's decision to pull the plug on its $45 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable is a huge victory for the Latino community and communities of color.
The cable giant announced the move on Friday after the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice informed the company that they were against the deal.
WASHINGTON -- Democrats announced Wednesday that they plan to hold six official debates between Democratic candidates seeking the presidential nomination in 2016.
Beginning later this fall, each of the debates will be held in one of four early primary and caucus states: Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina.
A neurosurgeon who believes the human brain is too complex for anyone but God, an ophthalmologist who refuses to talk about the age of the Earth, and a Harvard-trained lawyer beloved by creationists are running for president of the United States, raising the prospect of an election without science.
Following the most recent work stoppage by port truck drivers in southern California, Los Angeles Mayer Eric Garcetti announced the formation of a new employee-owned trucking company, which will be a model for good pay and protecting the environment.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before Congress last week about his proposed three billion dollar increase to DHS funding for the next fiscal year. Earlier this year, Republican wrangling over the DHS budget temporarily put a spotlight on DHS funding, an issue that has received little scrutiny since the agency's founding in 2003.
It is a strange morning.
For twenty-five years, first as an APA insider designing and running the American Psychological Association Practice Directorate and, later, as an external critic, I have borne witness to the evil in the inner workings of the APA.