“Treating corruption as society’s only problem is a problem,” says Brazilian economist Luiz Gonzaga Belluzzo, who talks of the damage to the Brazilian economy caused by the Lava Jato and Carne Fraca investigations.
New analysis by the Congressional Budget Office finds that $15 in 2025 could raise the wages of 27.3 million low-wage workers and would increase the income of families who earn below three times the poverty rate by $21.9 billion.
Congress set a record this month: It’s now been nearly 10 years since lawmakers have raised the federal minimum wage, marking the longest period in history that it’s remained stagnant.
Each year, Congress approves hundreds of billions of dollars for the US defense budget—but the real number exceeds $1 trillion.
This is the longest losing streak since June 2011, and it is yet another indication that we have reached a major turning point.
A new study reveals that Trump’s animosity towards Venezuela has caused grave harm to most vulnerable Venezuelan social groups.
At least 60 companies reported 2018 federal tax rates amounting to effectively zero, or even less than zero, on U.S. pretax income, more than twice as many compared to previous years — a partial result of the 2017 Trump tax law — according to a new report.
Watch: From Colombia and Brazil, Kei Pritsker expounds on the decades of US meddling in South America that preceded the ongoing coup in Venezuela.
Some private companies are turning their attention to the need for clean drinking water by inventing machines that can literally extract water out of thin air.
Venezuela faces dangerous destabilization with the US and its allies having recognized opposition figure Juan Guaido as “interim president” and declaring actual Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro no longer legitimate.
‘Right to repair’ legislation aims to alleviate waste and make products easier to fix.
It goes far beyond the Hollywood soundstages and government entertainment liaison offices.
Fortify Rights is one of several fronts posing as nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) operating across Asia.
As the Pentagon continues to chuck billions of dollars into a seemingly bottomless pit with no oversight or audit, vital federal programs that help the poor, elderly, and disabled — not weapons contractors — continue to suffer massive cutbacks in resources and constant funding difficulties.
US cyber-security experts have blamed Russia for meddling in American elections since 2016. Now it has emerged that authors of a Senate report on ‘Russian’ meddling actually ran a “false flag” meddling operation themselves.