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Edward N. Wolff

Edward N. Wolff

Edward N. Wolff is a professor of economics at New York University, where he has taught since 1974. His principal research areas are income and wealth distribution and productivity growth. Edward’s work on wealth and wealth disparity has received wide attention. He has acted as a consultant with the Economic Policy Institute, the World Bank, […]

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Taeku Lee

Taeku Lee

Taeku Lee’s primary research interests are in racial and ethnic politics, public opinion and survey research methods, social movements and political behavior. His book, Mobilizing Public Opinion: Black Insurgency and Racial Attitudes in the Civil Rights Era (Chicago, 2002), received the J. David Greenstone and the V.O. Key book awards. He is also co-author of […]

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Casson Trenor

Casson Trenor

From saving the whales of the Antarctic to studying the salmon of Alaska, Casson Trenor has worked to support stewardship of our marine resources across the globe. Trenor has stalked the fetid warehouses of Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, spent months journeying by ship through the icy waters of Antarctica, berthed on leaking wrecks off […]

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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Global Finance Project for the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in New York. Previously, Dr. Johnson was a managing director at Soros Fund Management, where he managed a global currency, bond […]

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Y.V. Reddy

Y.V. Reddy

Dr. Yaga Venugopal Reddy better known as Y.V. Reddy, is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who served as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) (India’s central bank) from September 6th, 2003 until September 5th, 2008. Reddy has worked on piloting a calibrated approach to financial sector reforms. He is widely consulted on […]

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John C. Bonifaz
John C. Bonifaz

John C. Bonifaz

John Bonifaz is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Free Speech for People, a national, non-partisan campaign that works to challenge the misuse of corporate power and restore republican democracy to the people.  Free Speech For People catalyzes and advances the movement to amend the U.S. Constitution to overturn Citizens United, Buckley v. Valeo, and […]

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Nina Shapiro

Nina Shapiro

Nina Shapiro is Professor of Economics at Saint Peter’s College, New Jersey, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics. She did her graduate work in economics at the New School for Social Research, and taught for a number of years at Rutgers University, where she directed graduate study […]

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Erika Wood
Erika L. Wood

Erika L. Wood

Erika L. Wood is an Associate Professor of Law at New York Law School. Prior to joining the NYLS faculty, Professor Wood was the Deputy Director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, where she designed and launched major reform campaigns around the country and provided legal counsel and strategic guidance to […]

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Sam Issacharoff
Samuel Issacharoff

Samuel Issacharoff

Samuel Issacharoff is the Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law at the New York University School of Law. His wide-ranging research deals with issues in civil procedure (especially complex litigation and class actions), law and economics, constitutional law, particularly with regard to voting rights and electoral systems, and employment law. He is one of the pioneers […]

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Barbara Arnwine

Barbara Arnwine

Barbara R. Arnwine, President & Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law since 1989, is internationally renowned for contributions on critical justice issues including the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1991.  A graduate of Scripps College and Duke University School of Law, she continues to champion civil rights […]

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Stan Sporkin

Stan Sporkin

Formerly a partner with the international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Judge Stanley Sporkin (retired) recently became a sole practitioner as part of his new role as leader of BP’s Ombudsman Program. Judge Sporkin’s practice consists of counseling parties in SEC, Corporate Governance and Litigation Matters. Because of his judicial background, he acts […]

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Juliet Schor

Juliet Schor

Juliet Schor is a Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Before joining Boston College, she taught at Harvard University for 17 years in the Department of Economics and the Committee on Degrees in Women’s Studies. Her most recent book is True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, […]

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Mark Alexander
Mark C. Alexander

Mark C. Alexander

Mark Alexander is a law professor at Seton Hall University, specializing in Constitutional Law and the intersection of Law and Politics. Professor Alexander writes and teaches in the areas of Constitutional Law, Law & Politics, Criminal Procedure, and The First Amendment. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of law, politics and government and on free […]

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Andrew Gelman
Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science and director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University. He has received the Outstanding Statistical Application award from the American Statistical Association, the award for best article published in the American Political Science Review, and the Council of Presidents of Statistical Societies award for outstanding contributions by a person under […]

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Naomi Klein
June 11, 2015

Shell has one or two rivals for the title of Planet’s Most Irresponsible Company, but it’s definitely the most ironic.

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Michael Brune
May 21, 2015

The controversy over Keystone XL has already had one good outcome: A lot more people have at least heard of tar sands.


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Michael Brune
May 14, 2015

I had a terrible nightmare: President Mitt Romney approved Shell Oil’s drilling plans for the Chukchi Sea off the coast

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Naomi Klein
March 26, 2015

Climate change should be a catalyst for a major change, but we’re not treating it as a real emergency.


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Just after midnight, 26 years ago today, the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Alaska’s Prince Will

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Michael Brune
March 12, 2015

The United States is at the tail end of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a massive trade deal with Mex


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Naomi Klein
December 8, 2014

Ever since the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline exploded three and half years ago, that’s been the argument from the pr

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November 6, 2014

There are times when slow small steps are okay and other times “when you need to run like a buffalo,” says Naomi Klein in


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October 30, 2014

Naomi Klein on why she thinks climate change offers the most positive argument against the ‘brutal logic’ of aust

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Michael Brune
October 29, 2014

Two years ago, news broke about a hurricane called Sandy that might be headed toward the East Coast.


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Two years ago this week, Hurricane Sandy came barreling up the East Coast, killing 117 Americans and damaging hundreds of tho

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October 27, 2014

Naomi Klein is sitting on an armchair with her legs drawn up in an almost yogic pose, cradling a glass of orange juice as she


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With large numbers of people now shivering in fear over Ebola, it has occurred to many that it would be nice if we had a vacc

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Naomi Klein
October 17, 2014

When the call came in that the University of Glasgow had voted to divest its £128m endowment from fossil fuel companies, I h


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Naomi Klein
October 10, 2014

Naomi Klein — “the most visible and influential figure on the American left,” as The New Yorker puts it — dropped b

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
October 2, 2014

Shareholders have been raising concerns about the American Legislative Exchange Council(ALEC) for years.


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Naomi Klein
September 30, 2014

The following is an excerpt from fromThis Changes Everything: Capitalism vs.

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Naomi Klein
September 24, 2014

Ever since she released her the anti-globalization manifesto, No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, 15 years ago, Naomi


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Jamie Rappaport Clark
August 25, 2014

We rarely know the exact date and time an entire species goes extinct, but in the case of the passenger pigeon, we do.

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Peter Lehner
August 20, 2014

Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson recently compared the climate crisis to the 2008 financial crisis.


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Michael Brune
August 18, 2014

For the eighth year in a row, Sierra magazine has dedicated a big chunk of its September/October issue to higher education.

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David Doniger
August 11, 2014

Amidst hundreds of supporters of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan at the Environmental Protection Agency’s hea


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Laurie Johnson
August 8, 2014

The Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) just released an important analysis on the costs of delaying climate action.

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Frances Beinecke
July 30, 2014

Next week the Environmental Protection Agency will host four public hearings on its plan to reduce climate change pollution f


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Frances Beinecke
July 24, 2014

Matt Russell recently declared that “we are already experiencing the effects of climate change.

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Jeffrey Sachs
June 30, 2014

If the world is to solve the climate-change crisis, we will need a new approach.


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Robert Stavins
June 23, 2014

This week, the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited proposed regulati

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Frances Beinecke
June 19, 2014

This is great day for anyone who has ever marveled at wide-open seas and rich ocean life.


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Jeffrey Sachs
June 17, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed rules for power plants last week, arguing that the extra costs of low-car

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Frances Beinecke
June 12, 2014

The Obama administration announced a major breakthrough today that will safeguard our health and protect future generations f


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Vicki Arroyo
March 11, 2014

Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.


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Ruth Greenspan Bell
February 24, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry should be saluted for energizing US policy on climate change and pushing for global progress to

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After several decades of negotiations, we are no nearer to stopping concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) at 450 ppm in t


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Jeffrey Sachs
February 3, 2014

The new State Department Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone Pipeline does three things.

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Vicki Arroyo
January 10, 2014

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency is publishing proposed rules to reduce carbon pollution from new power plants.


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January 2, 2014

Remember climate change? Anthony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, appeared on Moyer

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Alex Matthiessen
December 26, 2013

Small beer is perhaps too kind a term for the prosaic proposals being batted around by New York Governor Andrew M.


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John Seager
December 2, 2013

The suffering in the Philippines right now in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan is simply heartbreaking.


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November 21, 2013

Jennifer Morgan and Ruth Greenspan Bell discuss challenges and new ideas in the field of international climate negotiations.

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I am honored to accept the Ambulatory Pediatric Association’s (APA’s) George Armstrong Lecture Award 2000 on beha


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This afternoon, I had a short meeting with President Obama that left me more convinced than ever that he’s serious abou


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The Sierra Club’s Delta Chapter has worked for more than 28 years to slow and restore the damage to Louisiana’s

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Hurricane Sandy is a tragic reminder of the threat of climate change, and it has forced the issue back on our national agenda


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We can say happy anniversary to the self-flattery and continual sabotage of the UN climate negotiations by President Obama’

Set aside the politics: Data shows that climate change is happening, measurably, now.


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Today is Foreign Affairs Day, a holiday for the US Department of State, where Greenpeace will be among world diplomats commu

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The United States Congress passed a climate policy, and President Obama signed it.


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Current International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards do not provide adequate protection against the diversion to military u

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Daniel Lashof
November 19, 2013

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency will move against climate change by continuing the job it was created to do, 4


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John Fullerton
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