aid

Crisis in the Eurozone

September 30, 2013
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

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

August 21, 2013
In Pt 4/4 of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Max Blumenthal discuss whether some criticism of Israel is racist and analyze the recent peace talks to nowhere

Egypt

August 20, 2013
Robert Naiman: Legally the Obama administration is obligated to cut aid to Egypt after the military coup, and the longer the US waits to take a stand the less influence it yields to stop the Egyptian security forces brutal repression

Donors Attribute Africa’s Economic Growth to Aid, But Numbers Tell Different Story

August 19, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: While increased aid to Africa is only a small fraction of resources, donors attempt to take credit for Africa’s economic euphoria

The Rise of Chinese Influence in Africa

August 5, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: China invests in building Africa’s infrastructure, but fails to employ local labor

Peace Talks Resume Between Israel and the Palestinians, But Little Hope of Imminent Breakthrough

August 1, 2013

Phyllis Bennis and Shir Hever discuss the timing of the talks, U.S and European interests in resuming them, and the imbalanced power between the negotiating sides

Key Rebel Stronghold of Homs Falls to The Syrian Military

July 29, 2013

Omar Dahi: Syrian humanitarian crisis escalates as US military mulls intervention

Israel is an Example of an Economy Hijacked by Military-security Interests

July 28, 2013

Although the U.S has the world’s largest military industrial complex, Israel has the largest ratio of its economy dedicated to the military and security industry

‘Earthquake’ for Israel: EU To Halt Support For Illegal Settlements

July 16, 2013

Shir Hever: European Union announces restrictions for funding Israeli colonies; Israeli government in panic because every aspect of Israel’s economy and society could be affected by the EU decision