Oil exploration platform. Source U.S. Department of Energy
Oil exploration platform. Source U.S. Department of Energy


US Must Grasp Opportunity To Build Sustainable Energy System, Says IEA

The United States is in a strong position to deliver a reliable, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy system, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Thursday as it released a review of U.S. energy policy. To do so, however, the country must establish a more stable and co-ordinated strategic approach for the energy sector than has […]

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Dollar bills


The Coin Of The Realm: How Inside Traders Are Rigging America – OpEd

A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Computer stock based on insider information from a Dell employee. When charged with illegal insider trading, Global Investors’ co-founder Anthony Chiasson claimed he didn’t know where the tip came from. Chiasson argued that few traders on Wall Street ever know where […]

Location of Ferguson, Missouri within St. Louis County and St. Louis County within Missouri
Location of Ferguson, Missouri within St. Louis County and St. Louis County within Missouri.


Ferguson Reverberates Around The World – OpEd

At Black Agenda Report we understand the importance of making connections between domestic and international issues and finding common cause with people around the world. That is why we work in partnership with groups such as the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC). UNAC didn’t fall prey to the inertia many supposedly antiwar organizations experienced after […]

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by BroadArrow, Wikipedia Commons.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by BroadArrow, Wikipedia Commons.


Saudi Arabia Insists ‘Massive’ Spending To Continue Despite 50% Oil Price Drop

By Khalil Hanware and MD Rasooldeen Saudi Arabia will continue massive public spending despite a 50 percent drop in the price of oil, which provides the bulk of its revenue, said Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf. The minister said the 2015 budget is ready and would be unveiled in the near future. Financial analysts expect that […]

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Why Is Near Term Human Extinction Inevitable? – OpEd

If you hadn’t previously heard the expression ‘near term human extinction’, you have now. And you will get used to hearing it soon unless you insulate yourself from reality with greater effectiveness than you are doing by reading this article. The expression ‘near term human extinction’ is relatively new in the scientific literature but, unlike […]