After his rip-roaring speech Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations, New Jersey Gov Chris Christie kept pounding away on his message: He is ready to be commander in chief while his opponents are not. He had this exchange with Fox’s Bret Baier on Turkey’s downing of a Russian plane: CHRIS CHRISTIE: First off, speaking […]
Russia and Angola plan to boost information exchange on the level of the countries' security councils to manage new challenges, in particular that of an increased threat of terrorism, the head of Russia's Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, said Tuesday.
Submitted by Koos Jansen via BullionStar.com, The amount of gold withdrawn from the vaults of the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE), which equals Chinese wholesale gold demand, accounted for 45 tonnes in the trading week that ended on 6 November. Show More Summary
This is a guest post by Nick Surgey of the Center for Media and Democracy. Ford Motor Company, despite its much-hyped commitment to the environment, has been quietly funding the American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ), a group...Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company, despite its much-hyped commitment to the environment, has been quietly funding the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a group widely criticized for its promotion of climate change denial and for its opposition...Show More Summary
A well-known Idaho rancher is dead after exchanging gunfire with sheriff deputies during an altercation over a bull. The bull had escaped its enclosure just north of the small Idaho town of Council and was in the middle of the highway when it was hit by a vehicle. Show More Summary
The European Union and Liechtenstein signed on Wednesday an agreement on sharing financial account information to improve compliance with international tax laws, the European Council said in a statement.
Following the release today of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) quarterly apartment survey, I had an email exchange with NMHC chief economist Dr. Mark Obrinsky. I've known Mark for several years, and he has helped me understand the apartment market (and other economic topics). Show More Summary
Tim Cook is joining the CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization, a group sponsored by the Paulson Institute and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges. The main thrust of the council is to encourage and promote sustainable development in China as the country becomes increasingly urbanized. Show More Summary
The Paulson Institute today announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining its CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization, run in conjunction with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges. The Council for Sustainable Urbanization was initially formed nearly a year ago and includes 17 CEOs from various companies around the world. The main effort of […]
Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining the CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization, a group formed by the Paulson Institute and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges in order to divert the environmental impact of China's urban growth.
Iran’s Guardian Council gave its approval Wednesday to the landmark international accord that would lift certain economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic in exchange for constraints on its nuclear program. The vote by the Guardian Council, composed of a dozen clerics and legal experts, follows...
Do you regularly give to charities? Do your neighbors? That's probably the case if you live in Utah. A new study by the American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC, found that between 1997 and 2012 residents of the Beehive State donated the most to charity as a percentage of their total income. Show More Summary
Ripping up the astroturf: The attack dogs in this war are funded by Koch Industries and include Americans for Prosperity, American Energy Alliance and the American Legislative Exchange Council. They frame their attacks as a defense of the free market and fiscal conservatism. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Royal Dutch Shell announced it would allow its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, to expire. ALEC is a major force behind the scenes in the effort to stall official policies that would combat climate change. Show More Summary
A private political party makes a choice and says it's a new civil rights movement. The Koch brothers and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) held their annual summits in California this year. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker...Show More Summary
I assume most PA readers are reasonably familiar with the American Legislative Exchange Council, an extremely successful conservative group (with heavy support from people like the Koch Brothers) that is...
Shell Oil will not renew its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council, citing differences with the controversial corporate lobbying group over the issue of climate change. "ALEC advocates for specific economic growth initiatives,...Show More Summary
The newest video from AFSCME takes a closer look at the latest promotional video from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the shadowy, extremist organization behind much of the anti-worker agenda in the states. It seems that the video left some information out, but AFSCME quickly responded and helped out by including the missing info. Show More Summary
-- By Nick Surgey of The Center for Media and Democracy and Connor Gibson of Greenpeace At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters--including...Show More Summary