Economy

Justin Hyatt, IPS
Fourth International Conference on Degrowth
For anyone who recently attended the Fourth International Conference on Degrowth in Leipzig, Germany, listening in on conference talk, surrounded by the ecologically savvy, one quickly noticed that no one was singing the praises of sustainable development. Nonetheless, development per se and all that this entails did take center stage, as a crowd...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Though nine out of ten Americans perceive blue-collar jobs as "good jobs" and...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
With Black Friday now one week away, Walmart workers and their allies are...

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The pain and rage in Ferguson stem from the particular - a black kid lying dead in the street, a greasy D.A. blaming media, a police force using "the logic of an occupying power" - to the historical - simply, too many years of injustice. Twitter: "Don't forget to set your clocks back 60 years so we can be up to date with the American judicial system." As proof, see Malcom X rail against police brutality in his "Democracy Is Hypocrisy" speech. "This," he proclaims, "is American justice."