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    Ukraine Transitional Gov't Moves Militarily To Reclaim Seized Buildings
    Nicolai Petro: Ukrainian officials are using this first military move as political tool to garner more public support, as groups labeled pro-Russian truly want federalism, not succession, in order to protect eastern Ukraine's autonomy

      April 16, 14

    Ukrainian Protesters in the East Demand More Autonomy From Kiev Government
    Nicolai Petro: The eastern part of the country feels like it does not have a voice in politics, and secession is only last resort for most of the protesters

      April 10, 14

    West Looks to Carve Up Ukraine & Privatize Industries Held by Kleptocrats
    Michael Hudson: The financial grab for Ukraine's industries is simply war by another name, as other Eastern European countries have experienced a similar fate

      April 9, 14

    Oligarchs, Fascists and the People's Protest in Ukraine
    Derek Monroe says the Ukrainian far-right, with the backing of local oligarchs, the US and the EU, hijacked popular protests against corruption

      March 30, 14

    Has Anglo-American Capitalism Run Out of Steam?
    On the 30th anniversary of the UK miners' strike, George Irvin discusses the rise of inequality in Britain and the US since the 1970s

      March 26, 14

    Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia? (2/2)
    Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar and Prof. Nicolai Petro say while the legalities of the Crimea referendum are dubious, the only way out of this crisis is to accept its results

      March 18, 2014

    Who In Ukraine Will Benefit From An IMF Bailout?
    Economists Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers discuss how provisions in an IMF deal like cuts to gas subsidies and pensions will hurt the average Ukrainian citizens and benefit kleptocrats

      March 22, 14

    Crimea Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation? (1/2)
    Professors Nicolai Petro & Tarik Cyril Amar give their reactions to Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join the Russian federation

      March 16, 2014

    Tony Benn Saw Socialism as the Culmination of Democratization
    Leo Panitch on the death of Tony Benn: He conceived the need to democratize the state as the precondition for democratizing the economy

      March 18, 2014

    How Right-Wing Nationalism Rose to Influence in Ukraine (2/2)
    Historian Per Anders Rudling traces the rise of Ukrainian right-wing party Svoboda from the nationalist myth-making of the post-Soviet diaspora in countries like Canada

      March 13, 2014

    How Right-Wing Nationalism Rose to Influence in Ukraine (1/2)
    Historian Per Rudling discusses the influence of the Ukrainian right-wing nationalist party Svoboda and the historical roots of Ukrainian nationalism

      March 11, 2014

    Western European Banks Vulnerable to Ukrainian Sovereign Debt Crisis
    James Henry: European banks in countries like Germany and Austria have a vested interest in a stable Ukraine because of trillions in outstanding debt

      March 16, 2014

    A Struggle Amongst Oligarchs in Ukraine Pt.2
    Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin continues his explanation of historical relations between the Crimea region of Ukraine and Russia, ahead of a referendum vote which could bring Crimea under greater Russian control

      March 9, 14

    A Struggle Amongst Oligarchs in Ukraine Pt.1
    Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin explains historical relations between the Crimea region of Ukraine and Russia, ahead of a referendum vote which could bring Crimea under greater Russian control

      March 7, 2014

    Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia
    Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

      March 6, 2014

    Paul Jay on TRNN's International Coverage
    Jaisal Noor talks to Paul Jay about recent viewers' comments

      March 5, 2014

    Did the U.S. Carry Out a Ukrainian Coup?
    Investigative journalist Robert Parry talks about Russia's move to invade Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and the role of the US and the west in fomenting crisis there

      March 4, 2014

    Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?
    Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

      March 4, 2014

    Popular Uprising, Foreign Manipulation and Rising Fascism in Ukraine
    Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin and international law professor John Quigley discuss the internal rivalries for power taking place within Ukraine, and the history of its relations with Russia

      February 25, 2014

    A Look Behind Geopolitical Choreography of Olympic Games
    Buzgalin: With the Olympics coming to a close, Western media's focus on Pussy Riot misses the true stories of Russian struggle

      February 24, 14

    2014 Winter Olympics Under Cloud of Anti-LGBTQ Violence
    Slava Mogutin: Sochi Olympics can serve as a platform to challenge discrimination, violence and intimidation targeting Russia's LGBTQ community

      February 7, 14

    Syriza Succeeds in Greece by Challenging European Social Democrats' Approach to Reform
    Panitch: Reforms can be easily thwarted by the power of business and the ideology of neoliberalism

      January 22, 14

    Leaked TPP Document Reveals No Regard for Environment in Trade Agreement
    President Obama's fast track process for TPP gets dealt another blow by leaked environment chapter

      January 16, 14

    EU Panel Requests Testimony of NSA Whistleblower Snowden
    John Weeks: European Parliament's invitation for Snowden to testify highlights the impact he's made unveiling the national surveillance state

      January 20, 14

    The UK Doubles Down on Austerity
    John Weeks: The UK announces tens of billions of dollars of cuts to social programs despite a poor economic recovery

      January 26, 2014

    By Pushing the TPP, Obama is Repeating the Mistakes of NAFTA
    David Bacon: Obama's push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) demonstrates his 2008 campaign pledge to oppose NAFTA-style free trade agreements was just lip service

      January 6, 14

    Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule that has Stripped the Country of its Wealth
    Economist Jeffrey Sommers says that although pro-EU Ukrainians have legitimate grievances, they have little to gain from trade agreements that would ultimately transfer ownership of industry to outside actors

      December 17, 13

    Wikileaks TPP Revelations Prove US in "Left Field" With Trade Deal
    Kevin Zeese: U.S. Trade Representative wants to keep the public in the dark because TPP will threaten food safety and raise drug prices, and many Asian countries involved in negotiations are also turned off by the deal

      December 15, 13

    Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law
    Tudor Bradatan: Public pressure spurred Romanian Parliament to reject amendments to county's mining laws that would have likely expanded mining and fracking projects.

      December 13, 13

    Assange Marks 3 Years in Custody: Still in Great Jeopardy from US
    Michael Ratner, lawyer of Wikileaks founder, says his client wants to clear any allegations of sexual misconduct in Sweden but the fear of extradition to U.S. keeps him in Ecuadorian embassy in Britain

      December 8, 13

    Sales Tax Hike in France Sparks Protest
    Groups say President Hollande broke his promise to tax the wealthy. Instead, he’s increased sales taxes which adversely affect the working class.

      December 1, 13

    Russian Court Grants Canadian Greenpeace Activist Bail
    After more than two months of detention in Russia, sister of Arctic 30 activist Paul Ruzycki says Russian authorities were "heavy handed."

      November 20, 13

    Hot Money & Cross Border Finance, The Example of Iceland Part 1
    The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade

      November 19, 13

    Why Did France Thwart The Iran nuclear deal?
    Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

      November 15, 13

    Chris Hedges: The Detention of Greenwald's Partner on Terrorism Charges Amounts to the "Criminalization of Journalism".
    Chris Hedges says David Miranda's detention represents an assault on journalism by the US and its allies.

      November 8, 13

    UK's Royal Mail Privatized and Sold to Investors
    John Weeks: The privatization of the Royal Mail will enrich investors but leave workers worse off.

      November 4, 13

    Canadian Company's Plan to Use Cyanide to Mine Romania's Gold Put On Hold After Mass Protests
    Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe's largest gold mine

      November 3, 13

    Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA
    CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

      October 31, 13

    Exclusive: The Activist Behind Switzerland's Referendum for Guaranteed Income
    Enno Schmidt of Switzerland's Basic Income Initiative collected 100,000 signatures to provide every adult citizen with $2,800/month.

      October 21, 13

    Young Scots trapped in low paying jobs with poor prospects
    A generation of educated young Scots is becoming trapped in a life of low- paid, unstable jobs that will damage both their prospects and wider society, a leading Scottish think tank reveals.

      October 1, 13

    1 out 4 Portuguese Seniors At Risk of Falling Into Poverty, Ruling Party Gets Slammed in Elections
    Portugal's Social Democratic Party had worst local election defeat in more than two decades as austerity measures continue to prove unpopular amongst its citizens

      October 1, 13

    TPP Protesters Drop Banner from Trade Building to Bring Attention to Secretive Deal
    Kevin Zeese: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has nothing to do with trade or freedom, and ongoing demonstrations could encourage those on the inside to speak up

      October 2, 13

    Merkel Wins While Her Government Loses Majority
    Christian democrats soar, liberals leave parliament, social democrats likely coalition partner

      September 24, 13

    North South Trade Negotiations: The Relationship Between Trade Rules and the Operations of Multinational Corporations
    Vijay Prashad: Jobless growth wasn't an accidental product it was indeed how the rules were framed. Part 1 of 4

      August 26, 13

    Portugal Economy Sinks, State Clings to Bailout's Austerity Terms
    Wouter De Broeck: Creditors breathe a sigh a relief and ordinary people pay big price over deal, while no political party is seen as credible before discontent voters

      July 26, 13

    Russia Moves Towards More Political Repression
    Aleksandr Buzgalin: Western media focuses on Putin's repression of pro-Western opposition but ignores workers and civil society fighting for social, economic and democratic rights

      July 26, 13

    Bolivians Indignant at European Treatment of President Morales
    South American bloc UNASUR holds emergency meeting condemning European and U.S. actions

      July 5, 13

    Portugal's Architect of Austerity Resigns After Nationwide Protests
    President Silva's austerity policies made Portugal a darling of the troika, but highly unpopular at home

      July 4, 13

    The Paradox of the Creditor Debtor Relationship - Germany the Debtor Nation
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: The debtor has to come back to a situation where they are able to earn money

      July 1, 13

    The Paradox of the Creditor Debtor Relationship - Germany the Creditor Nation
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Germany is asking debtor countries to repay their debts but at the same time preventing them from doing it

      June 30, 2013

    Police Brutality Against Blocupy Frankfurt Protest Makes Headlines
    What began as a protest against the ECB, German banks and the German government turned into a protest against police brutality

      June 16, 13

    Thousands Strike Greek Gov't Pulling the Plug on State TV
    Costas Lapavitsas: State TV shutdown affront to democracy, time is ripe for Left to gain power

      June 15, 13

    IMF Admits 'Notable Failures' During Greek Bailout
    John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

      June 13, 13

    Why is the German Left Unconditionally Supporting Israel?
    Hermann Dierkes was personally attacked and called an anti-Semite, because he dared express solidarity with the Palestinian freedom struggle

      May 31, 13

    New Documentary Exposes the Mistreatment of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Greece
    Kate Mara and Guy Smallman: European governments impose austerity demands in Greece but fund detention centers in Greece for refugees. Xenophobic views expressed even by centrist parties

      May 19, 13

    US Lets Swiss Banks, Accused of Aiding Tax Fraud, Avoid Prosecution with Fines
    James Henry: Swiss banks are negotiating fines to avoid prosecution, while billions of dollars continue to be hidden away from taxes

      April 26, 13

    Thatcher Forged an Alliance Between Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism
    Thatcher used her popularity from the Falklands war to push right-wing economic reform, leading to increased inequality

      April 12, 13

    Under Thatcher, the Poor Became Poorer
    John Weeks: Thatcher and Reagan set out to crush the union movement and assert the power of capital

      April 10, 13

    Thatcher Gave More Power to Finance
    Michael Hudson: Thatcher deregulated banking and made London the center of speculation and financialization

      April 10, 13

    Cyprus Crisis Reveals Shadowy World of Tax and Money Laundering Haven
    James Henry: Bailout deal includes capital controls and punishing big Russian depositors to pay off European banks -- leaves Cyprus looking for a "new way to make a living"

      April 10, 13

    Jailed Kurdish Leader Calls for End to Armed Struggle Against Turkey
    Baris Karaagac: If deal proceeds it will strengthen Turkey's regional role and give civil rights to Kurds

      April 10, 13

    Putting Water Back in Public Hands
    Nick Buxton: Paris and other cities have remunicipalised water that had been privatized saving users money and introducing more democracy and transparency

      April 25, 13

    Privatizing Europe
    Nick Buxton: A massive European fire sale is one way finance is using the crisis to entrench neo-liberalism

      April 24, 13

    From London to New York to Cyprus, Fraud and Financial "Insanity"
    Bill Black: Standard Chartered admits to fraud, no one fired or prosecuted; Cypriot people force government to give up on taxing smaller depositors

      April 10, 13

    Cyprus Should Let the Banks Go Bankrupt
    Costas Lapavitsas: Cyprus should let the private banks fail and create a public bank that focuses on strengthening the real economy

      March 21, 2013

    Cyprus: "You Don't Trigger a Bank Run to Fix a Financial Crisis"
    Gerald Epstein: EU tries to force Cyprus to tax bank deposits to pay for bailout

      September 4, 13

    A New Pope and "The Most Corrupt Vatican Since the Borgias"
    Matthew Fox (former Catholic priest) discusses the Vatican's work with the CIA and it's alliance with far right political forces and Pope Francis' opposition to liberation theology in Latin America.

      March 13, 2013

    Greece's Austerity Measures Put Patients at Risk
    Pharmaceutical Companies withhold medicine from Greece, fearing that the medicine will be exported to other European countries. Greece is penalized for austerity measures it had been forced to implement.

      March 18, 2013

    The fatal choice between food or heating in Modern Britain
    Senior Citizens and Disabled people say they're being abandoned by society. Thousands are left to die in cold homes every year in the UK, while energy companies threaten to raise cost of heating further

      April 10, 13

    The Greek Trap
    Costas Lapavitsas: Lower wages, austerity, high unemployment creating situation like 1930's with a dangerous rise of the right

      February 14, 2013

    Britain's Anti-War Movement looks back on over a Decade of War
    Ten years after the largest protest in British history in February 2003, activists examine Britain's legacy in Iraq and the era of continuous warfare

      February 11, 2013

    The End of Squatting in the UK?
    Calls from within government to fully criminalise squatting gather momentum. It could have serious implications for political occupations, and will it backfire on the government's plans to reduce its welfare budget?

      February 8, 2013

    Spies and the Media
    Annie Machon: Intelligence agencies infiltrate and actively work to influence mainstream media

      January 29, 13

    What are the German Bankers Thinking?
    Michael Ash: German bankers can be ruthless bill collectors, wild speculators, social planners and austerity hawks but they seem to ignore the damage they are doing to Europe

      January 18, 2013

    Protestors and Former Detainees Mark Guantanamo Anniversary in London
    Human Rights Groups emphasise that rule of law and due process have been further eroded under Obama

      January 14, 2013

    Untold History: The Coup Against Wallace and What Might Have Been
    Pt.4 Peter Kuznick (co-author with Oliver Stone of the Untold History of the United States): A Wallace Presidency might have prevented the dropping of nuclear bombs on Japan and prevented the Cold War

      January 11, 2013

    Palestine Activism in the UK
    Across Britain growing numbers of people are acting in solidarity with Palestinians

      November 28, 12

    The UK's Student Movement at a Crossroads
    What was supposed to be the biggest UK student march of 2012 ends as a chaotic washout, leaving the future uncertain for Britain's student movement

      November 25, 2012

    Greek Parliament Approves Contentious Law to Expand Privatization
    Dimitri Lascaris: New budget makes it clear Greece will never pay off its debts, real aim of austerity is to break unions and privatize public assets

      November 2, 12

    Big London Protests Against Austerity
    Protest brings tens of thousands into the streets, but are such mobilizations enough to stop the cuts?

      October 24, 2012

    Britain's Unions Bring London to a Standstill
    100 thousand workers march on the capital as unions warn austerity isn't working and threaten a general strike for the first time since 1926

      October 22, 12

    US Justice for British Citizens?
    Families of British men extradited to US feel betrayed by their government and judicial system

      October 18, 12

    Refugees March to Berlin Demanding Full Human Rights
    Refugees from all over Germany converged on Berlin to demand the stopping of deportation

      October 29, 2012

    Most Greeks Look to Left for Solutions, but Far Right Gaining Strength
    Costas Lapavitsas Pt.2: Left party Syriza leads polls but conditions for fascism also developing as crisis deepens

      October 24, 2012

    Greek Society Unravels Under Austerity Measures
    Costas Lapavitsas: Merkel's visit to Greece shows Eurozone leadership don't want to push Greece out, but situation is explosive as people are furious at austerity measures

      October 19, 2012

    General Strike Solid in Greek Town Chania
    The first general strike against the new coalition government boosts the confidence of left organisers in the Greek city of Chania

      October 9, 12

    Faced with Police Violence, Thousands return to Spanish Parliament
    In response to the police violence throughout last week and in reaction to the 2013 budget cuts, thousands converged outside the Spanish parliament on Saturday.

      October 3, 12

    Spanish Police Crack Down on Protesters Surrounding the Parliament
    Anti-austerity rage intensified in Madrid, as protesters surrounded the parliament Tuesday night in a sign of mounting frustration towards the right-wing government.

      September 26, 12

    The German Economy and the Crisis in Europe
    German Left Party Vice-President Wagenknecht on wage repression in Germany and the European Stability Mechanism

      September 28, 12

    UK's Poorest Families hit Hardest by Recession and Austerity
    A leading British charity warns that 3.5 million children in the United Kingdom are growing up below the poverty line, while the divide between rich and poor continues to accelerate faster than anywhere else in the developed world.

      September 26, 12

    Anti-Austerity Protests and Strikes Rock Spain
    Spain's struggling public sector workers and the unemployed converged on Spain's capitol to denounce their governments decision to implement deeper spending cuts.

      September 21, 12

    TRNN Exclusive Interview with Spain's Robin Hood Mayor
    Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo has become the face of the growing protest movement in Spain

      September 7, 12

    Race to the Regulatory Bottom
    Bill Black: Wall St. wants to compete with London for lack of financial regulation

      September 6, 12

    Spain's Robin Hood Mayor and Landless Peasants Battle Bankers
    In Southern Spain, Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo, mayor of the small town of Marinaleda, is helping organize a growing protest movement against the austerity measures imposed by the Spanish government. Sánchez Gordillo and the landless peasants that follow him are at the forefront of demonstrations seeking a radical change in the country's economic policies in response to the country's worsening crisis.

      September 4, 12

    “Nonsense Economics” and the Deepening Greek Crisis
    Costas Lapavitsas: Greece is being destroyed as all the players prepare for next stage of austerity measures

      August 27, 12

    Romney and the European Authoritarian Right
    John Weeks: European right-wing governments prefer Obama for pragmatic reasons, but are closer to Romney in ideology

      August 30, 2012

    The London Olympics’ Toxic Legacy?
    The Games were meant to help revitalize London’s east end. Have they instead been used as a land grab by big business?

      August 20, 12

    Ecuador Defies UK/US Pressure, Gives Assange Asylum
    Baher Azmy (CCR): International humanitarian law trumps extradition treaties

      August 17, 12

    Berlin Tenants’ Movement Occupy Square
    Social housing tenants occupy central square demand a rent freeze and nationalization of social housing

      July 31, 2012

    Scotland Debates Independence
    Will Independence be good for ordinary people and what will it mean for UK's nuclear weapons program?

      July 23, 2012

    LIBOR - Insider Trading on a Massive Scale
    Stephany Griffith-Jones: Major banks fixed interest rates to make short term profits and look stronger than they were

      July 29, 12

    Will an Independent Scotland Throw Out UK Nukes?
    Scotland votes on independence in 2014 and may tell UK to remove Trident missiles

      July 8, 2012

    What Did the Greek Elections Decide?
    Costas Lapavitsas: Elections were a moral victory for Syriza as vote held up under ferocious pressure; the new pro-bailout Government will not be able to service it's debt as austerity measures deepen, and eventually Greece will leave the Euro-Zone

      June 18, 12

    Greece's biggest hospital struggles as austerity cuts bite
    The Guardian: As Greece faces the most important election in a generation, its public healthcare system is on the verge of total collapse

      June 20, 12

    Crisis in the Eurozone: Spanish Bailout to Seek 70 Billion Euros for Banks
    The leaders of the European Union have ordered the Spanish government to accept up to 100 billion Euros in loans to bail out its tail-spinning financial sector, but will this so-called "credit extension" really help pull the economy out of recession and curb soaring unemployment?

      June 19, 12

    Should Fed Intervene in Spanish Bond Market?
    ECB is using crisis to unravel the European welfare state, but this could push the US economy into deeper recession

      June 8, 12

    Julian Assange vs Rupert Murdoch - RAP NEWS 13: A News Hope
    Juice Rap News: Episode XIII - A NEWS HOPE. Is an honest Fourth Estate the only Force than can restore peace and balance to the Galaxy?...

      June 2, 12

    'Tony Blair is a war criminal!' Video of protester at Leveson Inquiry
    Anti-war protester David Lawley Wakelin from Alternative Iraq Enquiry interrupted former British Prime Minister Tony Blair as he testified at a UK inquiry into media ethics at London's Royal Courts of Justice

      May 29, 12

    Educational Strike in Spain Brings Hundreds of Thousands Into the Streets
    Students, parents and teachers from all levels of the Spanish public education system went on strike to protest the massive cuts proposed as part of the government's austerity program.

      May 24, 12

    Italian PM - Austerity Not Leading to Growth
    Pt.2 Fareed Zakaria's defence of neo-liberalism runs into trouble when Italian PM says "fiscal discipline" destroying domestic demand

      May 30, 12

    Fareed Zakaria's Neo-Liberal Defense of Germany Pt1
    John Weeks Pt1: Zakaria's (of CNN and Time Magazine) analysis of the Greek crisis is nonsense that misses the entire context of the problem

      May 29, 12

    Spain's "Indignados" Mobilize Against Austerity
    With the highest unemployment rate in Europe, the Spanish people take to the streets in Madrid and elsewhere to mark one year since the massive demonstrations that caused ripples around the world. They're calling for a global revolution, but who will respond?

      May 14, 12

    Massive Protests Fill the Streets of Madrid
    Tens of thousands of Spaniards joined protestors in dozens of other European cities to mark the 1-year anniversary of the "Indignado" movement, and to demand an end to the austerity measures taken in response to the economic crisis (Full report expected tomorrow).

      May 13, 12

    Deep Structural Change Won't Come from Hollande
    Gerard Dumenil: New French President Holland won't do much to change economic policy but he might make a difference in other spheres

      May 11, 12

    Corporate Media and the Austerity Campaign
    Bill Black: Most media treats austerity as a necessary solution, not a means to enforce the interests of finance

      May 14, 12

    Will New French President Challenge Germany?
    Mark Kesselman: The big question is whether Mr. Hollande will be a lion or the mouse that roared

      May 7, 2012

    Austerity, the Euro Crisis and the US
    Dean Baker: Austerity policy hitting a dead end, threat to US is a sovereign default leading to financial crisis

      May 9, 2012

    Socialist Hollande wins French presidency
    Al Jazeera: Francois Hollande has been elected president of France, the country's first Socialist leader in nearly two decades.

      May 7, 2012

    The French Election and the Eurocrisis
    Gérard Duménil: Most voters want to save social programs and reject austerity

      April 22, 2012

    Secret prisons in Europe, finds EU special committee
    EuroNews: organised system supporting the CIA's rendition programme were in place in several EU countries

      April 17, 2012

    Inequality and Instability - Part 4
    James K. Galbraith on his study of the world economy just before the great crisis

      April 22, 2012

    Portuguese parish protest fills Lisbon
    EuroNews: Some 200 thousand people filled the streets of the Portuguese capital, Lisbon to protest at plans to cut 1,500 hundred parishes

      April 3, 2012

    General strike hits Spain
    Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy faces his first test as unions stage a general strike today against fresh austerity measures.

      March 29, 12

    Spain braces for general strike
    Polls show only 30 percent of the population believe it is the right time to strike.

      March 29, 12

    Germany and Europe's Path to the 19th Century
    Francisco Louçã: European elite wants to undo the "social contract"; Germany wants more control

      March 31, 12

    Why are Workers Striking Across Spain and Portugal?
    Francisco Louçã: A deliberate policy of using the crisis to break the social contract is causing mass unemployment

      March 28, 2012

    Portuguese walk out over government cuts
    EuroNews: A 24-hour walkout in Portugal has brought the capital Lisbon to a virtual standstill

      February 23, 2012

    Banking "Technocrats" Undermine Democracy
    Gerry Epstein: In Europe and the US, bankers take control of the political process

      March 26, 2012

    As Greece Unravels, Banks and Markets Pleased with Austerity and Debt Deal
    Jihan Hafiz reports from Athens on peoples' reaction to the latest debt restructuring plan

      March 12, 12

    Unpacking the Russian Elections
    Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin promised social democratic reforms but will more likely continue neoliberal policies

      March 6, 2012

    Putin Wins, Will Mass Protests Follow?
    Boris Kagarlitsky: Putin faced no serious opposition candidates, but people are fed up with neo-liberal system

      March 5, 2012

    Austerity anger on Europe's streets
    EuroNews: Widespread protests in Europe reflected the impact and pain of austerity measures around the European Union

      March 1, 2012

    Is Obama Still on the Austerity Train?
    James Crotty: Obama's budget is a "less savage" attack on social programs, but still assumes we are "living above our means"

      March 4, 2012

    Greece Has a Choice - Get Out the Euro
    Costas Lapavitsas: Breaking with neo-liberal economics imposed by German and European elite is the only real choice

      February 21, 2012

    On the Brink: Fiscal Austerity Threatens a Global Recession
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD: European austerity policies past the point of no return, driving global economy towards deep and lengthy recession

      February 23, 2012

    Austerity Policy Destroying Greek Society
    Dimitri Lascaris: Heart wrenching personal stories show that Greece should reject austerity deal and pull out of Eurozone

      February 16, 2012

    The Greek Experiment
    Michael Hudson: Greek crisis used to find out how far finance can drive down wages and privatize

      February 20, 12

    Class War in Greece
    Costas Panayotakis: Greece should default and leave the Eurozone as current policies lead to a decade of depression

      February 20, 12

    Greece Passes New Austerity Deal Amid Rioting
    AP: Greek lawmakers on Monday approved harsh new austerity measures demanded by bailout creditors

      February 13, 2012

    Spain's "Indignados" and the Globalization of Dissent
    The Occupy Movement has taken much of its inspiration from Spain's "Outraged" Movement: what lessons does Spain have for Occupy now?

      January 20, 2012

    Eurocrisis is a Global Crisis
    Leo Panitch: People need to build their own political organizations that push for public banking and serious capital controls

      January 19, 2012

    The US and Russia (Today)
    Boris Kagarlitsky: Anti-US rhetoric in Russia hides closer economic relations

      January 15, 2012

    On the Russian Left
    Boris Kagarlitsky: Young people are joining the movement but left is divided and weak

      January 10, 2012

    Popular Anger in Russia "Hijacked" by Opposition Leaders
    Boris Kagarlitsky: People fed up with lack of economic and democratic rights used in fight within Russian elite

      December 9, 2011

    Is the Euro Crisis Over?
    William K. Black, Paolo Manasse, and John Weeks discuss the Euro and the danger of global recession

      January 2, 2012

    The G20 and Global Policy Paralysis
    Ilene Grabel: There's neither the political will nor the courage to take on the austerity and privatization policies pushed by finance

      December 14, 11

    Eurocrisis: "Democracy is Not a Given"
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck (Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD): German policy of low wages and beggar thy neighbor is root of euro crisis

      December 11, 2011

    The War on Wages
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: If wages don't rise and the "pathological" power of finance is not pushed back, we will face a deep depression

      December 20, 2011

    Class War: Low Wages and Beggar Thy Neighbor
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: The words "class war" maybe unfashionable, but it is still a battle between labor and capital

      December 11, 2011

    Eurocrisis Solutions for Whom?
    Matias Vernengo: Proposed new rules for the Eurozone based on interests of bankers, large companies and the European elite

      December 9, 2011

    Global Recession Looms as Euro Crisis Deepens
    Costas Lapavitsas: Crisis deepens as Germany fails to sell-out 10 year bonds; the public must take over the financial system

      November 24, 2011

    Should Greece Pull Out of the Euro?
    Costas Lapavitsas: The Greek people face a decade of depression in the Eurozone, it's better to leave and make major reforms.

      February 20, 12

    Is a Universal Social Net Good Macro Economics?
    J. Ghosh: A safety net helps to raise wages and create real demand

      November 28, 2011

    Euro Crisis, Neo-Liberalism and Undoing the Welfare State
    Gerry Epstein: German elite profited from the Euro Zone, now wants to use crisis to undo welfare state and privatize

      November 20, 11

    TRNN Debate on Austerity and the Eurozone
    Paulo Manasse and Mark Weisbrot debate the Euro crisis, post Berlusconi and Papandreou

      November 19, 11

    Spanish polls prompt fresh indignados protest
    EuroNews: With jobless rates continuing to top 20 per cent, the Spanish opposition Popular Party has a clear lead over the Socialists

      November 14, 2011

    Greek Anti-Austerity Movement Lacks Electoral Strategy
    Costos Panayotakis: Movement united in the streets but divided on how to take power

      November 12, 2011

    Papademos Named as New Head of Greek Coalition
    Euronews: Former deputy head of the European Central Bank Lucas Papademos has been appointed to form a new coalition government

      November 10, 2011

    Thousands of Student Protesters Return to London
    Telegraph: Thousands of students have taken to the streets to protest against decreased government spending on education

      November 10, 2011

    Italians Ponder Life after Berlusconi
    Euronews: Many Italians are wondering whether Sillvio Berlusconi's resignation is really a resignation at all

      November 9, 2011

    Indignados keep up protests
    EuroNews: If the euro crisis is not going away, nor are the "indignados" or "occupy" protests

      November 6, 2011

    Anti-capitalist protesters descend on Cannes
    EuroNews: The Greek debt crisis may steal the show at the G20 summit but anti-capitalist protest voices are getting louder on the sidelines

      November 4, 2011

    Papandreou could drop Greek bailout referendum
    EuroNews: George Papandreou says he will scrap a referendum on Greece's latest bailout deal, if the conservative opposition agrees to back the plan in parliament

      November 4, 2011

    Euro-Chaos and Global Capitalism
    Leo Panitch: We are witnessing the irrationality of capitalism and the incredible struggle of people in the street

      October 4, 2011

    Papandreou punt turns drama into crisis
    EuroNews: The Greek economic drama has once again turned into a political horror show

      November 3, 2011

    Greeks pour scorn on bailout poll plan
    EuroNews: Over the past year widespread protests and strikes across Greece have shown the level of opposition to the government's austerity measures

      November 2, 2011

    Cuts that threaten to starve European food aid
    EuroNews: More and more European working class people need help feeding their families

      November 1, 2011

    Skepticism in Greece after latest EU deal
    EuroNews: The latest European deal has been greeted with deep scepticism by many in debt-choked Greece

      October 28, 2011

    High stakes at euro summit
    EuroNews: As the latest euro rescue summit loomed, there remained major differences on confronting the currency bloc's worsening sovereign debt crisis

      October 26, 2011

    Turkey's Deadly Quake Toll Set to Rise
    A desperate search for survivors is continuing after a devastating earthquake in southeast Turkey

      October 24, 2011

    Athens Erupts: Violence as Parliament votes
    ITN: Anger boils over on the streets of Athens as tens of thousands protest over new austerity measures aimed at rescuing Greece's ailing economy

      October 20, 2011

    Greeks dying from financial despair
    EuroNews: No vessels have been entering or leaving Athens' main port, Piraeus, frozen by strikes and many people are sinking into serious depression

      September 20, 2011

    Mass Strike and Demo Paralyses Athens
    EuroNews: A huge crowd is in central Athens for Greece’s fifth 48-hour strike

      October 19, 2011

    Rome 'Occupy' protest turns violent
    AlJazeera: Violence has broken out in Rome as tens of thousands nicknamed "the indignant" have marched in European cities in protest against capitalism and austerity measures

      October 16, 2011

    Rome 'Occupy' protest turns violent
    AlJazeera: Violence has broken out in Rome as tens of thousands nicknamed "the indignant" have marched in European cities in protest against capitalism and austerity measures

      October 16, 2011

    OCCUPY LONDON: Protesters stand against corporate greed
    ITN: Inspired by New York's 'Occupy Wall Street' movement, protesters, including Julian Assange, gathered in London

      October 16, 11

    Germany takes part in global economic protests
    EuroNews: More global support mobilizes for Spain's Indignado movement and Occupy Wall Street in the United States - Germany showed its anger about economic injustice

      October 16, 2011

    Children in Need Losing Out on Frontline Services
    Channel 4: Thousands of vulnerable children and families are being left without access to vital services because of the government cuts

      October 14, 2011

    Poverty to Rise and Income to Fall in UK
    Channel4: Middle incomes will fall by 7 per cent and a quarter of Britain's children will be living in poverty by 2013

      October 13, 2011

    Greek transport workers strike again over cuts
    EuroNews: Greek transport workers on Monday staged their sixth strike in a fortnight in protest at government spending cuts

      October 11, 2011

    The Greek People Never Agreed to the Debt or Austerity
    Michael Hudson: There is nothing democratic about sending Greece into a decade of depression

      February 20, 12

    Icelandic People Said No
    Michael Hudson: Peoples of countries indebted without their consent should refuse to repay odious debts

      October 26, 2011

    Greek Worker: "Patriotism is to Fight Austerity with Actions"
    EuroNews: In the centre of Athens youths broke up marble paving slabs and hurled them at police on Wednesday

      October 6, 2011

    Greek Plan to cut Budget Angers Public
    Al Jazeera: Analysts say a Greek default is increasingly likely; and that means more pain for world markets

      October 4, 2011

    Greeks protest as EU, IMF begin fiscal audit
    AFP: Greek civil servants opposing a new barrage of austerity cuts occupied a host of ministries

      October 1, 2011

    TV news interrupted as protests continue in Greece
    EuroNews: Students protesting higher education reform have sabotaged a Greek state TV news bulletin, bursting into the studio during a live broadcast.

      September 26, 2011

    Dale Farm Travelers in Final Plea Before Eviction
    Residents of Dale Farm who face the clearance of the UK's largest illegal site on Monday build a barricade against bailiffs amid a last-minute struggle to find somewhere else to go.

      September 19, 2011

    Berlin Vote is Another Blow for Merkel
    Euro News: Angela Merkel's conservatives are set for a heavy defeat in a significant election in Berlin

      September 19, 2011

    UK Cuts to Public Sector Not Leading to Private Sector Growth
    Ch4: Government austerity in UK leading to higher unemployment not growth

      September 15, 2011

    UK Unrest Forces Recall of Parliament Session
    Prime Minister Cameron calls for special measures to be taken in wake of recent violence

      August 22, 11

    Shares plunge on euro zone debt crisis and recession fears
    EuroNews: Fear stalked the world's financial markets on Wednesday slashing share prices.

      August 11, 2011

    Austerity and the Destruction of Democracy
    Rob Johnson: Austerity policies in Europe threaten a deformation of democracy and the rise of ultra-nationalist forces

      August 3, 2011

    Resistance and Austerity in Europe
    Richard Wolff reports on the mass movements against austerity policies in Europe

      July 27, 2011

    Murdochs Express 'Great Regret' Over Phone Hacking
    Channel 4: Rupert Murdoch and his son James have apologized for the phone-hacking scandal while giving evidence to MPs

      July 20, 2011

    Rupert Murdoch: The Kingmaker in British Politics
    EuroNews: Global press baron Rupert Murdoch is the focus of media interest himself and the target of public anger

      July 19, 2011

    Mystery Death of Phone-Hacking Reporter
    EuroNews: Hoare was the first named journalist to allege that former tabloid editor Andy Coulson was aware of phone hacking by his staff

      July 19, 2011

    Rebekah Brooks' Resignation and Murdoch Arrogance
    Matt Wells assesses Rebekah Brooks' decision to step down as chief executive of News International and what it could mean for the Murdoch empire

      July 17, 2011

    Contagion fever raises temperature in euro debt crisis
    EuroNews: Fears that the euro-zone debt crisis is spreading have put the brakes on any stock market recovery.

      July 14, 2011

    Murdoch Shaped British Politics for 40 Years
    Leo Panitch: Murdoch used sex scandal journalism to attack left-wing of the Labour Party and later helped create Tony Blair

      July 13, 2011

    UK Parliament Bids to Scupper Murdoch Media Deal
    EuroNews: Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has endured a torrid day at the hands of members of the UK Parliament

      July 13, 2011



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