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May 2016


There are 2 sessions of a New York Public Service Commission hearing on the proposed “Clean Energy Standard“. Almost unbelieveably, it includes a “zero-emission” credit for nuclear energy—a dangerous precedent if it stands. We must send a loud and clear message that this is not acceptable; science shows emissions of heat into nearby waters (in [...]

Basic Income Gathers Steam Across Europe

Barcelona: In the last few months basic income—an unconditional cash payment to every member of the population—has been getting more and more attention in the media and social networks. Three items are especially interesting.

Elizabeth Warren Calls On Americans To Fight Wall Street

Take On Wall Street, break up the banks, too big to fail, financial transactions tax, 21st century Glass-Steagall, carried interest tax loophole, Dodd-Frank Act,

In launching a new coalition to reign in the power of the big banks, Warren warned said taxpayers still may have to bail them out: “Dodd-Frank imposed some discipline, but let’s get real. Dodd-Frank did not end too big to fail.”