The Investor-State Dispute mechanism gives corporations the status of nation states. The Swedish energy corporation Vattenfeld is suing Germany for 1 billion Euros for stopping nuclear power too quickly!
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has begun installing hundreds of high-definition cameras on buses throughout the transit system as part of a plan to implement video surveillance across the entire bus and subway fleet.
Nature is our partner and basis for future survival, not a free good, external or sink. According to environmental economist Hans Christoph Binswanger, the three crises - mass unemployment, environmental destruction and trade balance - can only be solved by abandoning the model of quantitative growth and embarking on qualitative growth. A job in education costs 1/10 what a joy in a capital intensive industry like chemical dyes costs.