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Public Broadcasters Relying More and More On Corporate Funding

February 26, 2014

Jeff Cohen: PBS show “Pension Peril”, funded by a billionaire with interest in shaping public pension policy, follows a trend of public broadcasters growing increasingly dependent on corporate funds…

Jordanian protests: Revisiting the Arab Spring and setting a benchmark

June 5, 2018

…line with Saudi policies designed to establish the kingdom’s regional hegemony, has little choice but to fall back on its own resources that are reflected in the proposed tax hikes….

Odious Debt and the Betrayal of the Popular Will in Greece

July 18, 2016

After Syriza’s “treason”, Zoe Konstantopoulou, ex-Speaker of Greece’s Parliament, founds a new party to unburden Greece of its odious debt…

Livestock Industry Greatly Underestimates Carbon Emissions, Endangering Paris Climate Agreement

June 11, 2018

By greatly underestimating their greenhouse gas emissions, the livestock industry is placing the Paris Climate Agreement in jeopardy because we do not know just how big an impact this industry…

Saudi Plans for Syria Ground Invasion: Bluff or a Disaster in the Making?

February 17, 2016

Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay discuss the potential consequences of a Saudi-Turkish invasion of Syria, more likely aimed at Assad than ISIS and on a collision course with Russia (1/2)

Saudis to Reinforce Crackdown on Peaceful Protesters, Amnesty Says

January 4, 2012

…of Amnesty International USA, commented on the proposed new law. “Having just renewed the USA Patriot Act, the United States has sadly continued to set the stage for and model…

Khashoggi crisis highlights why investment in Asia is more productive than in the Middle East

Khashoggi crisis highlights why investment in Asia is more productive than in the Middle East

October 19, 2018

…little equivalent in the rest of Asia. These included the Saudi-United Arab Emirates military campaign in Yemen causing the world’s worst post-World War Two humanitarian crisis; the 16-month-old diplomatic and…

Insect Apocalypse: New Study Reveals Stunning Decline in Insect Populations

Insect Apocalypse: New Study Reveals Stunning Decline in Insect Populations

March 5, 2019

Dr. Francisco Sanchez-Bayo explains that, if current trends persist, insects could be essentially wiped out within 100 years

There Still Is Time to Limit Global Temperature Rise To 1.5 °C

There Still Is Time to Limit Global Temperature Rise To 1.5 °C

January 23, 2019

Dr. Christopher Smith of Leeds University explains that meeting the goals of the Paris climate accord remains possible if we end meat consumption and build no new fossil fuels infrastructure

The U.N. Security Council Should Sanction Saudi Arabia for Its War Crimes in Yemen

August 11, 2017

…would go through Saudi Arabia, allowing the kingdom’s intelligence agents surveillance of the passengers. Even this was too much for Saudi Arabia. It was not allowed. ‘It’s like being caught…