Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
More than a billion people worldwide need electricity. Will a new breed of decentralized renewable energy company provide it, and create the next billion-dollar startup in the process?
An appeals court ruled last week that strippers are considered employees, rather than independent contractors. And many of the findings can be applied to Uber drivers’ fight for employment.
Liability insurance, which exists for gun owners but is not mandatory, could help address this epidemic of violence. Should the market, instead of politics, be used to address gun violence?
In a long-awaited study, the EPA concluded that atrazine, the second most commonly used herbicide in the U.S., can cause cancer in amphibians, and is likely to have harmful health impacts for humans as well. Despite this, no action will be taken until 2017.
“We are hereby revoking the press credentials of the phony and dishonest Washington Post,” Trump announced on Monday via Facebook. This latest attack on the free press is a dubious sign of how Trump will run the country should he become its 45th president.
A former boat-builder from Malawi decided to start a nonprofit to address the root cause of his country’s struggles. 3p’s Travis Noland met with Joseph Makwakwa in his fishing village on Lake Malawi to learn more.
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Environmentalist pioneer Bill McKibben spoke with TriplePundit about the political barriers that threaten climate change policy as we approach the November elections.
In the wake of the Orlando tragedy, the fact that a gay man cannot donate blood to his own husband shows that the FDA’s policy is illogical and unjustified.
As investigations led by USA Today and the New York Times reveal, buyers who are captivated by Donald Trump’s business background should be aware.
Reading an almost 200-page political advertisement may not sound like the most entertaining way to spend your time, but Podemos, a Spanish left-wing political party, brought a fresh spin to the otherwise daunting task.
Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians should vote “yes” on an initiative this November that would legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana.
President Barack Obama and Indian President Narendra Modi signed a pact last week, extending a commitment originally established in 2014, to join forces to combat climate change with a huge commitment to renewable energy.
One significant outcome of the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse is the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. Rob Wayss, the Accord’s executive director, spoke with TriplePundit by telephone from his office in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to give us insight about the progress being made on workers’ safety.
The America Forward Coalition, a nonpartisan group of more than 70 impact-oriented organizations, offers the next president five solutions to our nation’s most pressing social problems.