2014 Year in Review

Over the past year, you’ve helped us make significant strides toward a just and democratic society in which every individual can thrive.

Kids in Danger Zones

One in three U.S. schoolchildren face the risk of chemical catastrophe. Learn more!

Maryland Fracking Rules a Model?

Maryland's outgoing governor has proposed what are being called the strongest fracking rules in the nation.

Fleecing Uncle Sam

Seven of America's 30 largest corporations paid their CEOs more last year than they paid in federal income taxes. Learn more inside!

Gaming the Rules

Big businesses and trade associations are shutting small businesses out of the regulatory process, sometimes leading to weakened public protections.

TAFTA Resources

Find fact sheets and other resources on the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) and its threats to our health, safety, and democracy.

New Posts

Dec 16, 2014

Flow of Illicit Money Undermines Governments and Impedes Development

A lack of transparency in the global financial system hinders the ability of governments worldwide to stop the flow of illicit money that comes from crimes like tax evasion, ...

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Dec 12, 2014

Congress Slashes EPA Budget Again Despite Strong Public Support for Strengthening Health Protections

In a continuing effort to dismantle the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect public ...

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Dec 11, 2014

Environment, Workers, and Financial Protections Among the Hardest Hit in 2015 Spending Bill

With just two days remaining to avert another government shutdown, congressional leaders released a much-anticipated $1 trillion ...

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Dec 11, 2014

Lead and Mercury in Kids' Toys? A New York County Is Cracking Down on Dangerous Chemicals in Children's Products

On Monday, New York’s Albany County legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill that would protect ...

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Resources & Research

The Benefits of Public Protections: Ten Rules That Save Lives and Protect the Environment

This report examines the public health, worker safety, and environmental benefits projected from ten ...

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The Bridge to Prosperity: Reverse Reckless Cuts, Restore Our Infrastructure, and Revive Jobs

The United States is facing a growing infrastructure crisis and a lingering jobs crisis. Most ...

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The Disappearing Corporate Tax Base: How to Reclaim Lost Tax Revenue to Rebuild State Budgets

American states and cities and the people who live in them are hurting. States and cities ...

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