Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings

Financial Reform Newsletter September 24, 2014   Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings: Millions of hardworking Americans who have spent years saving for retirement are receiving financial guidance from professional advisers who are not obligated to act in …

Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings:

Financial Reform Newsletter September 24, 2014   Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings: Millions of hardworking Americans who have spent years saving for retirement are receiving financial guidance from professional advisers who are not obligated to act in …

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil   By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Jul  2014 (IPS) – Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force …

Have You Heard? Fishermen’s Energy LLC Wins $47M U.S. Grant!

Have You Heard? Fishermen’s Energy LLC Wins $47M U.S. Grant! Company executives, environmentalists and lawmakers have hailed the grant by the U.S. Department of Energy as a boost toward New Jersey becoming one of the first states in the nation to develop offshore wind power. Read about this news here. …

Florida Trend – Daily Pulse: Venture capital investing up in Florida

Top Stories for Thursday, December 19, 2013 Venture capital investing up in Florida In the past year, venture capital investments in Florida businesses increased by 45 percent, but the state still lags on a per capita basis. Record numbers expected for holiday travel Tourism officials expect this to be the busiest-ever …

Global Financial Integrity: Income Inequality, Wealth, And Illicit Financial Flows In Asia

Guest Editor’s Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor’s Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the idea that scarcity is a natural condition of humankind, and the …

CPV News: SolFocus Restructuring Itself for Sale

CPV News: SolFocus Restructuring Itself for Sale Eric Wesoff – November 16, 2012 Pioneering CPV firm encounters “investor fatigue” and now needs to find a buyer. Research & Analysis| Network Infrastructure/AMI Itron Teams Up With Panasonic for Japan Smart Meter Market Katherine Tweed, Zach Pollock – November 16, 2012 As …

Great news on chemical reform; work still to do

Great news! This week the U.S. Senate achieved a landmark decision when the Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee passed the Safe Chemicals Act, which provides environmental health protections from toxic chemicals. This is the first time that there has been a vote on modernizing the nation’s toxic chemical laws …