The confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education reminds us of our earlier story about a law that allows public schools to teach alternatives to established scientific facts.
President Donald Trump has railed against China for stealing US jobs. But the Asian giant is struggling with some of the same problems American manufacturers face and some Chinese companies are even finding it cheaper to move their factories to the US.
Millions of Americans are living in poverty or paycheck to paycheck; they are homeless, undergoing eviction, or are burdened with underwater mortgages. Why does the “recovery” look so hopeless?
Agriculture’s biggest deal ever — the Bayer-Monsanto merger — would leave farmers and consumers paying more for less, and could accelerate a catastrophic decline in the diversity of what we plant and eat.
An activist who took on local politicans and a major corporation ended up in jail. But his troubles didn’t stop there.
Just a few weeks ago, the two massive trade deals President Barack Obama wants to complete before leaving office looked to be in trouble. But in politics, never count out anything on the wish list of multinational corporations.
The stories of three people who, despite great odds, had the courage and imagination to reinvent themselves — and not only change their own lives but the lives of others. (Part 2 of a two-part series.)
As the rich get richer, things are not getting easier for American workers. In a two-part Labor Day series, WhoWhatWhy examines the challenges they face as the economy changes yet again.
It has been a very bad week for the trade deals that President Barack Obama wants to complete before leaving office. Deals that could have a bad effect on your health, the environment, your business, and the US economy.
The US offers safe havens to criminals using secret shell companies. Recent scandals are pushing Congress to act, but reforms are opposed by lawyers and by the states that profit from selling secrecy.