A new study co-authored by an MIT economist shows that when it comes to growth, democracy significantly increases development.
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In looking for sense in the modern world, we must not overlook the fact that, whatever the judicial rationale supporting the decision that corporations are persons, corporations are not human.
KFC is memorializing a popular Communist hero with restaurant decor extolling his deeds, in matching of an iconic American brand with Communist propaganda.
Dairy farming is the perfect microcosm for all the ways big money and bad policy is destroying local control of our food supply, devastating rural economies and filling us up with chemically enhanced products.
The middle class and the poor need the tax breaks, not the Oligarchs at the top. There are property taxes, income taxes, alcohol taxes, license plate taxes, utility taxes, tobacco taxes, gasoline taxes and more.
Global sports groups show their potential power by unrelenting campaign of repression against demonstrators, peaceful critics, and human rights defenders.
BHP and Rio Tinto are supporting a campaign to change Australia’s constitution to give a formal voice to Aboriginal people in federal parliament.
With the departure of Defense Secretary James Mattis, industry lobbyists now make up four of President Trump’s cabinet secretaries.
As the gap between rich and poor widens, so too does trust in political institutions and faith in democracy itself. Democracy is opposite to inequality.
A billionaire who made his fortune selling cups of coffee is stirring the political pot as he contemplates an independent run for U.S. president.