A group of Harvard University students is turning to the courts to force an end to the school’s investments in gas, oil and coal companies. The lawsuit, announced on Thursday, is the latest battle in the ongoing campaign for divestment on many college campuses.
Charter School on financial probation releases financials, but omits key salary.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not pleased that President Obama, once again, has called on a longtime Wall Street insider—especially one who has played a prominent role in controversial corporate "inversion" deals that allow U.S. companies to shed their nationality in the wake mergers—to take a powerful post at the Treasury Department.
At 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Christina of Long Island, New York, will be wide awake under the fluorescent lights of her local Old Navy for a six-hour shift, setting up signage for sales and new merchandise for the store to open at 4 p.m. that afternoon. The store will remain open for another straight 31 hours, with staff cleaning up past midnight.
Internal strategy documents prepared by a public relations firm on behalf of Canadian pipeline giant TransCanada reveal details of an enormous and well-organized effort by the oil industry to neutralized the transnational grassroots movement which has grown up around the industry's effort to expand tar sands mining and the building of huge infrastructure projects designed to get "the world's dirtest fuel" to market.
At a recent solar conference in suburban Minneapolis, a jam-packed ballroom of more than 100 people gathered for standing room-only presentations on community solar gardens.