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    Why Is Putin Hanging on to Assad?
    Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin says the Russian state is pursuing geopolitical interests in Syria and Ukraine for its elite - to the detriment of ordinary citizens

      October 5, 14

    Spanish Independence Movements and the Recolonization of Southern Europe
    Sister Teresa Forcades discusses Spanish debt, movements for independence, and Pope Francis

      October 3, 14

    Ceasefire Agreements Do Not Address Key Issues in Ukraine
    Sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says the Ukrainian civil war has led to popular mobilization around anti-Russian nationalism instead of the major socioeconomic issues facing the country

      October 3, 14

    Breaking Down the Scottish Independence Vote by Class Lines
    As Scotland remains tied to the UK, sociologist David Miller says class rather than national identity can best explain the outcome of the referendum

      October 3, 14

    Upsurge in Voter Participation and Scare-Campaigns As Scots Head To The Polls
    Lecturer Peter Watt discusses the issues and history surrounding Scottish Independence

      October 3, 14

    Special Report: Scots in Their Own Words on Independence
    TRNN hears from both sides of the debate on whether to vote for independence from the United Kingdom

      October 3, 14

    The Elite's Tug-of-War Since Ukrainian Independence
    Since 1991, the political elites and the new capitalist class have exacerbated nationalist passions and divided the country among ethnic and linguistic lines in order to pillage the country, says Professor David Mandel (2/2)

      October 3, 14

    The Role of Russia and NATO in Ukraine's Civil War
    Foreign intervention would not play a significant role in Ukraine if the country was not so deeply divided, says Professor David Mandel (1/2)

      October 3, 14

    Resisting the Surveillance State in Germany
    On Saturday, August 30, more than 6000 people took to the streets of Berlin, Germany to protest against intelligence agencies' mass surveillance produced by Weltnetz.tv

      October 3, 14

    Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise
    Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their "Jurassic Capitalism" economic agenda

      October 3, 14

    Ukrainian Government Criminalizing Support For Rebellions in the East
    Sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says the threat of foreign invasion by Russia cannot justify the Ukrainian government's assault on political freedom

      October 3, 14

    Obama Joins EU in Sanctioning Russia as Ukraine's Civilian Death Toll Mounts
    Writer Roger Annis discusses the West's plans to further isolate Russia and the Ukrainian government's embrace of austerity while civilians pay the price

      October 3, 14

    Do US Satellite Images Show Russia Firing Rockets into Ukraine?
    Derek Monroe: The fog of war brings US satellite images allegedly showing Russia firing rockets into Ukraine into question

      July 28, 2014

    Could Britain Be Leaving the EU?
    Prof. John Weeks and Prof. Trevor Martin discuss British PM David Cameron's call for a referendum vote to decide whether the UK remains a part of EU, as stagnation continues in the Eurozone and bleeds into economic powerhouses like Germany

      October 3, 14

    All Parties Involved to Blame for Malaysian Aircraft Disaster in Ukraine
    Larry Wilkerson: Why weren't commercial flights banned over an area where aircraft had already been shot down?

      October 3, 14

    Is the New BRICS Bank a Challenge to US Global Financial Power?
    Michael Hudson and Leo Panitch discuss and debate the significance of the new international development bank created by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

      October 3, 14

    Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine: Separatism or Self-Determination?
    Russian political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin discusses the situation in Ukraine after the ceasefire ends and Kiev launches an offensive in the eastern regions

      October 3, 14

    EU Association Agreement with Ukraine Is a Gift to Kleptocrats
    Michael Hudson: The agreement, by worsening economic conditions of Ukraine, will guarantee unending violence in the east

      October 3, 14

    Cleaning Workers Confront Police Brutality and Austerity in Greece
    Some workers remain hospitalized as they await a final court order regarding the future of their jobs

      October 3, 14

    End to Violence Unlikely as Ceasefire Extended in Ukraine
    Volodymyr Ishchenko: Small independent protests are taking place amid the pro-Russian separatist rebellion, but workers remain weak as a political force in Ukraine and the government is continuing to restrict civil liberties

      October 3, 14

    Dave Zirin: Abolish FIFA
    Sports journalist Dave Zirin says bribery and corruption are endemic to FIFA, and discusses what could take its place in the world of soccer

      June 17, 2014

    Financialization and the Collapse of European Social Democracy - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (7/8)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lapavitsas says Greece will face the choice between socialism or fascism

      October 3, 14

    Left Makes Few Gains in EU Elections
    Leo Panitch: Despite gains in Greece and Spain, left parties face serious setbacks overall

      October 3, 14

    Violence Escalates in Ukraine's Eastern Regions after Presidential Election
    Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin says negotiations are needed to end the civil war in the east of Ukraine

      October 3, 14

    EU Election Results Reflect Widespread Disapproval of Austerity Policy throughout Europe
    Professors Trevor Evans & John Weeks talk about the serious gains made by right- wing parties, and the prospects for a progressive EU

      October 3, 14

    Voters Reject Traditional Left Parties In EU Parliament Elections
    Michael Hudson says that the nationalist parties will not challenge austerity in Europe despite widespread discontent with economic policy

      October 3, 14

    Presidential Elections in Ukraine Will Usher in Direct Rule of Oligarchs
    Ukrainian sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says there will be little difference between a Poroshenko presidency and that of ousted president Yanukovich, and that the political rebellion in the Eastern regions is dominated by Russian separatists with widespread support there - not by an independent workers movement

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    Is Ukraine Entering A Revolutionary Moment?
    Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin discusses the recent referendums for independence in Ukraine's eastern regions

      October 3, 14

    Is Ukraine Descending into Civil War?
    Professors Nicolai Petro and Aleksandr Buzgalin discuss the factional clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa and how the international community can de-escalate tensions

      October 3, 14

    TPP Unraveling?
    President Obama returns from East Asia empty-handed after Japan rejects bilateral agreement - but if the TPP moves forward, will it be in the interest of most Americans?

      October 3, 14

    The Rise of the Far Right as the Euro-Crisis Hits France
    Costas Lapavitsas: The crisis triggered by Germany now targets France, as elites debate leaving the Euro

      October 3, 14

    Evidence for Russian Involvement in East Ukraine Based on Shoddy Journalism
    Robert Parry: The Obama administration and Kiev government claimed that Russian soldiers were present at the building occupations, yet it turns out that this assertion was based on photos the U.S. government provided to NYTimes and that the newspaper since has had to retract

      October 3, 14

    Greek Politics 4 Years After The Financial Crisis
    Leo Panitch on the left Coalition: SYRIZA and the struggle against austerity

      October 3, 14

    What Role Has Russia Played in Eastern Ukraine?
    John Quigley & Aleksandr Buzgalin say that the building occupations and protests in cities like Donestk look like local initiatives, and are markedly less violent than some of those during the Euromaiden protests

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Investigation Finds Former Ukraine President Not Responsible For Sniper Attack on Protestors
    Michael Hudson: A German TV investigation disproves the West's claim that Yanukovych was responsible for killing of dozens of Ukrainian protestors, making this President Obama's WMD moment

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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."

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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 3, 14

    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 3, 14

    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 3, 14

    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 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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"

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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 (4/7)
    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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 3, 14

    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, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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?

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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?

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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?...

      October 3, 14

    '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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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?

      October 3, 14

    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).

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

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

      October 3, 14

    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 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    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

    Banks Refusing a "Haircut" Spur EU Financial Crisis
    Tom Ferguson: Governments demand austerity so banks get paid, even though it deepens crisis

      July 14, 2011

    Murdoch in London to save BSkyB deal
    EuroNews: Media baron Rupert Murdoch has arrived at the London headquarters of his newspaper empire to take control of the phone hacking crisis

      July 11, 2011

    Germany Votes 'Nein' to Nuclear
    EuroNews: Germany's lower house of parliament has voted overwhelmingly to end the country's nuclear energy programme by 2022

      July 1, 2011

    Britons Strike Over Austerity proposals
    Al Jazeera: Tens of thousands of public sector workers in London protested against the government's austerity proposals

      July 1, 2011

    Greece Should Default
    David Harvey: Greece should call Europe's bluff

      October 3, 14

    Greece Should Default
    David Harvey: Greece should call Europe's bluff

      October 3, 14

    Greece Passes Austerity Plan as Protests Continue
    ITN: The Greek parliament has voted in favour of a drastic package of austerity measures as violent protests continue on the streets of Athens

      June 30, 2011

    Violent Clashes After Greek Austerity Vote
    EuroNews: Violent clashes between police and Greek protesters continue, with attempts to set fire to the headquarters of the finance ministry

      June 30, 2011

    Violent Clashes After Greek Austerity Vote
    EuroNews: Violent clashes between police and Greek protesters continue, with attempts to set fire to the headquarters of the finance ministry

      June 30, 2011

    Violent Clashes After Greek Austerity Vote
    EuroNews: Violent clashes between police and Greek protesters continue, with attempts to set fire to the headquarters of the finance ministry

      June 30, 2011

    European Workers' Unions Protest Dog-Bone Austerity
    EuroNews: Thousands of protesters against spending cuts and austerity have been marching in Luxembourg

      June 22, 2011

    Thousands of Greeks say no to Austerity Pt.2
    Michael Spourdalakis on Greek protests and economy

      June 18, 2011

    Strikes put Greece on the Brink
    EuroNews: Greeks have exercised their democratic right and practically closed the whole country down

      June 16, 2011

    Thousands of Greeks say no to Austerity
    Michael Spourdalakis: Greek debt caused by tax evasion and lack of investment in real economy

      June 16, 2011

    Strikes put Greece on the Brink
    EuroNews: Modern-day Greeks have exercised their democratic right and have practically closed the whole country down

      June 15, 2011

    Austerity in Greece Meant to Break Workers' Resistance
    TRNN Replay: Leo Panitch: Greece will default on its debt, banks want to make Greek people pay a heavy price

      June 15, 2011

    Austerity in Greece Meant to Break Workers' Resistance
    TRNN Replay: Leo Panitch: Greece will default on its debt, banks want to make Greek people pay a heavy price

      June 15, 2011

    Greece's Rating is Slashed Making Default Likely
    EuroNews: Greece has become the world's lowest rated country after Standard and Poor's cut three notches off its credit worthiness

      June 15, 2011

    Anti-Riot Police Clear Cataluna Square
    EuroNews: Spanish police in anti-riot gear fired rubber bullets and swung truncheons to disperse peaceful protesters in Barcelona

      May 28, 2011

    Spanish Protesters Challenge Status Quo
    Al Jazeera: The country's ruling party is facing growing anger over Spain's economic problems

      May 24, 2011

    The rage in Spain falls mainly on the pain
    The rage in Spain continues as tens of thousands pack Madrid's city centre for a sixth day in protest over austerity measures and crippling unemployment

      October 3, 14

    Spain takes to the street against austerity
    Spaniards protested for a seventh consecutive day on Saturday against high employment and austerity measures, ignoring a ban on rallies on the eve of local elections.

      October 3, 14

    Spain's "indignados" summon spirit of 1968
    Thousands of Spanish protesters take part in an illegal demo against mass unemployment

      October 3, 14

    Mass rally in Lisbon over bailout and austerity cuts
    EuroNews: A lack of jobs and the bite of austerity measures prompted thousands of people to take to the streets of Lisbon on Thursday

      May 20, 2011

    Social Networks Used to Call Thousands to Protest in Spain
    EuroNews: Hoping to repeat the success of Egyptian people power, various groups in Spain have occupied Madrid's main square of "Puerta del Sol"

      May 19, 2011

    Anti-Austerity Rallies in Spain
    EuroNews: Police in Madrid made several arrests after a peaceful protest against government austerity measures ended in violent clashes

      May 17, 2011

    Anger Over Bailout Inspires Music in Portugal
    Al Jazeera: Call to action is an anthem for protesters against Portugal's bailout during the financial crisis

      May 11, 2011

    FIFA Members Demanded 'Cash and Honours' for Votes
    Triesman has told a committee of MPs that FIFA members asked for 'bribes' in return for World Cup bid vote

      May 11, 2011

    Massive show of military might in Russia
    EuroNews: Russia has marked the 66th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany with an impressive display of its military might.

      May 10, 2011

    Bailout means tough times for people of Portugal
    EuroNews: The situation at the Federacao food bank in Lisbon is just one example of the tough economic situation in Portugal

      May 5, 2011

    Financial 'monsters' threaten democracy
    Something corrupt at the core of the EU model

      October 3, 14

    Britain and the Netherlands to Take Iceland to Court
    EuroNews: Aftermath of Icelandic vote to rejected a plan to repay the 3.9 billion euros

      April 12, 2011

    Iceland Vote Freezes Repayment Plan
    Iceland could be facing a political and financial crisis after voters appeared to have rejected a referendum on a plan to repay debts to Britain and the Netherlands for a second time

      October 3, 14

    Thousands protest in London against government spending cuts
    In the largest demonstration since the Iraq war more than 250,000 protest against austerity measures

      October 3, 14

    Political Fallout in Germany
    Deutche Welle: Japan's nuclear crisis has entirely changed the political debate in Germany

      March 19, 2011

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Granted Bail
    Channel 4: Julian Assange granted conditional bail but remains in custody after what his lawyer says is a "vindictive campaign" by Swedish prosecutors

      December 15, 2010

    Protestors clash with Greek police
    Al Jazeera: Police and demonstrators have clashed in the Greek capital, after thousands of people gathered to mark the anniversary of a police shooting.

      December 7, 2010

    Thousands Protest Irish Nightmare Economy
    Leo Panitch: US created financial crisis and European banks turned the Irish Miracle into a nightmare

      November 29, 2010

    Italian Students Protest Education Cuts
    Al Jazeera: Students throughout Italy have been protesting against planned cuts to the education system

      November 26, 2010

    BBC Journalists on Strike Over Pensions
    Newsy: BBC strike has entered its second day, causing major disruption to the network's programming

      November 8, 2010

    France is Right To Ban The Veil - A Debate
    The Doha Debates

      October 24, 2010

    French Strikers Show No Signs of Backing Down
    Newsy: The French protests continue despite the police lifting blockades of refineries

      October 23, 2010

    Poor Hit More by Spending Review Cuts, Says IFS
    Channel 4: IFS reveals the half-truths, "stealth cuts" and real victims of the Spending Review cuts

      October 22, 2010

    French Students Protest Pension Bill
    Newsy: On the eve of a major vote regarding France’s new pension bill, student protests ran rampant

      October 20, 2010

    Social Housing Budget Slashed By Spending Cuts
    Channel 4 has learned that the budget given to new social housing will be reduced by up to 80 per cent

      October 3, 14

    French Protests Ground Flights
    Newsy: Protesters in France have disrupted travel around the country

      October 18, 2010

    Pension Strike Cripples France
    Al Jazeera: French Unions have launched another strike against pension reform

      October 13, 2010

    European Workers Distance from US Through Action
    Richard Wolff: European workers say they won't pay for crisis while US counterparts talk of 'One Nation

      October 3, 14

    Europeans Protest Budget Cuts
    Newsy: Tens of thousands of European workers protested austerity measures by the EU

      September 30, 2010

    New UK Wind Farm to Cost $1.3B
    Newsy coverage of UK offshore wind farm installation

      September 29, 2010

    Ed Miliband: Time for Labour's New Genaration
    Chanel 4: Labour's new leader, Ed Miliband, pledges to lead a "new generation"

      September 29, 2010

    Sarkozy: Roma comments 'outrageous'
    Channel 4: French President Sarkozy has described as "outrageous" the comments by an EU commissioner

      September 17, 2010

    FRANCE PIONEERS ROMA PROGRAM
    Al Jazeera: France under fire for dismantling Roma camps around the country and deporting hundreds

      September 10, 2010

    'TWO MILLION' PROTEST IN FRENCH PENSIONS STRIKE
    Channel 4: Unions in France say more than two million people have joined a series of nationwide protests

      September 8, 2010

    RHETORIC ABOUT IRAN REPEAT OF IRAQ WAR PROPAGANDA
    UK Investigates Iraq War- US is Silent Pt2 with David Gardner, Foreign Affairs Editor, Financial Times

      September 14, 2010

    UK INVESTIGATES IRAQ WAR- US IS SILENT
    Gardner: MI5 head testimony disproves Bush-Cheney-Blair claims intelligence agencies agreed on Iraq WMD

      September 13, 2010

    TOXIC SMOG DOUBLES MOSCOW DEATH RATE
    Al Jazeera: Wildfires blanketed Moscow with toxic smoke amid the country's worst heat wave in 100 years

      October 3, 14

    MI5 HEAD TOLD BLAIR IRAQ NO THREAT
    Eric Margolis: Most US media ignoring explosive testimony by former MI5 head at Iraq inquiry

      August 6, 2010

    AUSTERITY, THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME?
    Channel 4: Spending cuts - axe falls on Nottinghamshire

      July 29, 2010

    The English Defence League uncovered
    The Guardian spent four months undercover with neo-fascist movement, and found them growing in strength

      May 30, 2010

    What happened to the "death of the dollar?"
    William Engdahl, The Gods of Money Pt..2 - US fights to maintain dollar hegemony at expense of economy

      June 1, 2010

    The Gods of Money - German style
    F. William Engdahl: The German banks played casino with Wall Street and now demand austerity from Greece

      May 31, 2010

    Catholic communities fear collapse
    DW: Sexual abuse and allegations concerning Bishop Walter Mixa led to mistrust of the Catholic Church

      May 24, 2010

    Dead end for New Labour
    Leo Panitch: Labour Party will have to split before it can be renewed

      May 9, 2010

    Parties launch a pre-election blitz in UK
    Channel4:Parties launch a pre-election blitz, but behind the scenes the talk is of deals and a hung poll

      May 4, 2010

    Greeks protest austerity measures
    AlJazeera: Financial problems continue to pile up for the Greek government

      April 23, 2010

    Israeli diplomat 'to be expelled' in passport row
    Channel4: UK passports used by agents who are alleged to have assassinated a Hamas commander in Dubai

      October 3, 14

    How Western anti-Muslim bigotry became respectable
    Religious diversity versus "The clash of civilizations" paradigm Pt.4

      March 11, 2010

    How Western Anti-Muslim Bigotry Became Respectable
    TRNN Replay: Religious diversity versus "The clash of civilizations" paradigm Pt.4

      March 11, 2010

    How Western anti-Muslim bigotry became respectable
    Geopolitics of the anti-Muslim campaign Pt.3

      March 10, 2010

    How Western anti-Muslim bigotry became respectable
    The historic roots of a newly resilient ideology Pt.2

      March 6, 2010

    Greece, a Crisis Born of Neo-Liberal Madness
    TRNN Replay - Gerard Dumenil: Cutting wages and social spending will make the crisis worse

      March 10, 2010

    Greek workers refuse to pay for crisis
    Lines being drawn in first of many debt crises set to sweep across the globe

      October 3, 14

    Greek workers refuse to pay for crisis
    Lines being drawn in first of many debt crises set to sweep across the globe

      October 3, 14

    Greek people resist paying for crisis
    Engdahl: Goldman helped create Greek financial crisis and now EU and IMF want people to pay

      February 16, 2010

    Short: Goldsmith 'misled' cabinet over Iraq
    Channel 4: Former international development sec. Short accuses Lord Goldsmith of misleading the Cabinet.

      February 3, 2010

    NATO exercises provoke Russia
    Engdahl: NATO exercises in Georgia are a provocative move against Russia by the Pentagon

      May 13, 2009

    Life between empires (Georgian trap Pt.3)
    NATO drills, Russian bases, opposition blockades and military mutinies: A radical solution for Georgia

      May 6, 2009

    The Georgian trap Pt.2
    Malkhaz Gulashvili: The US strategy was to initiate the process of Russia's disintegration

      April 17, 2009

    The Georgian trap Pt.1
    As thousands demand Saakashvili's resignation, Paul Jay investigates roots of 2008 Russia-Georgia War

      April 14, 2009

    Russia Ukraine gas dispute
    William Engdahl: The geo-politics of provocations between Russia and Ukraine

      January 11, 2009

    Inside the Rebellion in Greece
    A look at the roots of Greece's ongoing uprising, and the youth at the center

      January 5, 2009

    US losing ground in Eastern Europe
    William Engdahl: Russia's response to Georgia's offensive sends shock waves throughout the region

      October 14, 2008

    Obama is fighting on McCain's terms
    Andrei Tsygankov: Obama must rethink Russia policy or risk losing election on national security issues

      September 6, 2008

    US tries to create an 'iron curtain' around Russia
    F. W. Engdahl : US in decline as Russia asserts its rising power

      September 3, 2008

    Putin accuses US of staging Georgia conflict
    Gareth Porter: The US is going to use a double standard to condemn Russia

      August 30, 2008

    Full spectrum dominance
    Pepe Escobar: Welcome to the new Cold War

      August 21, 2008

    NATO warns Russia
    Western powers send tough message; Russian minister responds

      August 20, 2008

    Missile shield not welcome - Polish town
    Polish villagers express concern about using their town as a US missile site

      August 19, 2008

    Russians checkmate US in Georgia
    Eric Margolis: Tensions increase Georgia to Iran Pt 3

      August 17, 2008

    Dems onside with Bush on Georgia
    Eric Margolis: Is Obama afraid of getting on the wrong side of the 'patriotic issue'? Pt 4

      August 20, 2008

    Russian General threatens Poland over missile deal
    Eric Margolis: US missile deal enrages Russia Pt 2

      August 17, 2008

    US missile deal enrages Russia
    Eric Margolis: It's like August 1914 - a movement of great powers towards war

      August 16, 2008

    No 'good guys' in Georgia conflict
    Matthew Rothschild: US and Russia hypocrisy cubed

      August 16, 2008

    Nuclear war by miscalculation
    F. William Engdahl: The geopolitics of Georgia pt2

      August 14, 2008

    The geopolitics of Georgia
    F. William Engdahl: There are far bigger stakes being played out in Georgia than a territorial dispute

      August 13, 2008

    Who's to blame for the Russian Georgian conflict?
    Pepe Escobar: Georgia is a strategic client state of the US with close ties to the Bush administration

      August 12, 2008

    Russia's new president faces US on Iran
    Eric Margolis: Medvedev will continue policy of opposing any US attack on Iran

      May 15, 2008

    Medvedev sworn in as Russian president
    Guardian: Dmitry Medvedev becomes Russia's third leader since the collapse of the USSR

      May 8, 2008

    Obama and Russia
    Ray McGovern: Will Obama continue the encirclement of Russia?

      December 15, 2008

    Bush-Putin: Is the cold war over?
    Bush and Putin hold final meetings as leaders

      April 7, 2008

    Bush NATO expansion plans blocked
    Not wanting confrontation with Russia, Germany and France block Georgia and Ukraine joining NATO

      April 4, 2008

    Russia to block Kosovo's bid to join the UN
    Foreign minister promises to wield Security Council veto to keep Kosovo out of the UN

      April 3, 2008

    Protests against Ukraine joining NATO
    Bush pushes NATO membership for Georgia and Ukraine against Russia's objections

      April 3, 2008

    Serbian government collapses
    Serbian prime minister calls for dissolution of government over Kosovo secession

      March 10, 2008

    Why support Kosovo independence
    Prof. Robert Austin on the moral argument for Kosovo's declaration of independence

      October 3, 14

    Kosovo independence best of bad options
    Prof. Robert Austin on the moral argument for Kosovo's declaration of independence (2 of 2)

      October 3, 14

    From Kosovo to Kurdistan
    Pepe Escobar: Kosovo will be an EU - NATO protectorate with a massive US military base (2 of 3)

      March 4, 2008

    Putin's protege
    The Guardian takes a closer look at Dmitry Medvedev

      March 1, 2008

    From Kosovo to Kurdistan
    Pepe Escobar: It's about oil and US military bases (1 of 3)

      March 3, 2008

    Is Kurdistan the next Kosovo?
    Pepe Escobar: The Kurds will look to Kosovo as precedent for independence (3 of 3)

      March 5, 2008

    Russian election is Putin's power play
    Putin will be the power behind President Medvedev's throne

      February 28, 2008

    Kosovo and UN resolution 1244
    Stephen Zunes: Declaration of independence could lead to superpower recognition by retaliation (1 of 2)

      February 27, 2008

    Kosovo: The politics of recognition
    Stephen Zunes: Along with right to self-determination comes principle of territorial integrity (2 of 2)

      February 26, 2008

    Raw News: Kosovo border tension
    News update on the Kosovo-Serbia conflict following declaration of independence

      February 26, 2008

    Kosovo: The global significance of independence
    Bruce Fein: Independence promotes stability

      February 24, 2008

    Provoking the Russian bear
    Eric Margolis: US missile policy stoking Russian nationalism

      February 17, 2008

    Russia's election: Dictatorship or democracy?
    Eric Margolis comments on the Duma elections

      November 30, 2007

    Putin and a new Pan-Slavism
    Eric Margolis comments on Putin and Russia's Duma elections

      December 5, 2007

    Is Putin trying to save Russia or himself?
    Oksana Chelysheva: Political repression in Russia is getting worse

      November 24, 2007

    Why Save the Euro?
    Mark Weisbrot: Euro was and is a right-wing project

      July 22, 2011

    The Tyranny of Bondholders
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      July 29, 2011



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