Ari Paul

Environment

The US Wants to Make Oil, Gas, and Mining Companies More Transparent About Their Deals

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules that will require companies to disclose how much they pay for the right to drill and mine for resources around the world.
Ari Paul
2.2.16
Politics

The Dangers of the Grexit

Fears of a Greek loan default and withdrawal from the eurozone grew larger Thursday night as the International Monetary Fund pulled out of cash-for-fiscal reforms talks with Greece’s leadership.
Ari Paul
6.12.15
Environment

Oil Refinery Workers Are on Strike and They're Getting Support from Environmentalists

The strike is now in its third week and environmental groups are supporting demands for improved safety conditions, which could help prevent hazardous leaks or explosions.
Ari Paul
2.18.15
americas

Anger Grows as NYPD Blasts Protesters With Controversial and Painful Noise Weapon

Protesters describe intense pain after being exposed to the LRAD sound device. And the National Lawyers Guild is demanding more information from the NYPD about its use at a December 5 demo.
Ari Paul
12.16.14
Environment

Here's What New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Did for a Troubled Sandy Relief Program

Money is finally flowing to New Yorkers whose homes were destroyed or damaged two years ago, but experts say disaster relief and infrastructure isn't enough to help the city cope with future shocks.
Ari Paul
11.11.14
Politics

The Teamsters Have Asked the Federal Government to Back Off

Claiming to be free of the corruption and mob ties that led to government oversight 25 years ago, the Teamsters have asked to be left alone.
Ari Paul
6.18.14
Opinion and Analysis

Influential Political Party Is Supporting the NY Gov. Who Stands for Everything It Opposes

The Working Families Party endorsed Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after pressure from unions and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Ari Paul
6.1.14
Politics

Ahead of National Fast Food Strike, Alt-Labor Is Under Threat

There is a schism that could not only undermine the movement but also exposes many of the inherent problems in this new kind of organizing.
Ari Paul
5.11.14
occupy

The Case That Could Rock the Occupy Movement

Cecily McMillan faces up to seven years in jail on charges of assaulting a police officer, sending a chilling message to Occupy protesters.
Ari Paul
3.24.14