The Top Four Myths Peddled by the Big Banks

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By Wallace Turbeville, Demos The demonized banking industry must make the case it is morally noble. That may jar some ears, but surely enabling retirees to earn a return on their savings and funding business expansion creating jobs and wealth, improving Americans’ quality of and opportunities...
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Northeast States to EPA: Give Us Better Big-Rig Pollution Standards to Help Us Make Progress with Ozone

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By Frank O’Donnell, Clean Air Watch As you are all too well aware, despite EPA’s shockingly weak new ozone standard, the big polluter lobbies continue to rail. (As one corporate guy put it to me, “protocol dictates we bitch.”) And now there’s even talk of going to Congress to try...
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Updated Standard Brings Better Protections Our Farmworkers

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By Kari Birdseye, Earthjustice The people who grow and harvest our food will be better protected from pesticide exposure within the next year or so, thanks to an updated Agricultural Worker Protection Standard that EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced earlier this week. Though the new...
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