Posts Tagged ‘ 2012 ’

Three Ways to Fix the Climate in 2012 and Beyond

September 29, 2012
Three Ways to Fix the Climate in 2012 and Beyond

EBAN GOODSTEIN - It’s hot. It’s going to get hotter. And despite the politics of the moment, extreme weather will eventually drive a national consensus on climate action. What can each of us do to insure we get there soon, rather than too late? There are three answers. The first is to build political...

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Posted in Analysis, September 2012 | No Comments »

Obama Touts Transparency but Negotiates Secret Trade Deal

September 27, 2012
Obama Touts Transparency but Negotiates Secret Trade Deal

LORI WALLACH - On Sept. 6, as President Barack Obama promised jobs and transparency in his Democratic National Convention acceptance speech, his top trade officials were cloistered in conditions of extreme secrecy at the Lansdowne resort in Leesburg, Va., negotiating a massive “trade” agreement that will promote more U.S. job offshoring and ban Buy...

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Posted in Big Picture, September 2012 | No Comments »