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Gov’t Crackdown on Golden Dawn Won’t Defeat Greek Fascism

October 1, 2013

Costas Lapavitsas: The only way to defeat the Golden Dawn and Greek fascism is through popular mobilization that persuades Greek working people and the middle class that democracy and social change can create a just economy

US & Iran Relations

September 24, 2013
After failing to garner support on a military strike on Syria, President Obama hinted at reconciliation with Iran at the UN General Assembly

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: For a recovery to occur, national governments must assert economy sovereignty

Understanding the Players in Syria

September 3, 2013

After a recent visit to Syria, Patrick Cockburn describes the pluralistic, militant groups that make up the “failed opposition” in Syria and provides the brutal truth about the history of Syrian President Assad

Bennis: There is No Military Solution to Syria

August 27, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: US policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization

The Creditor/Debtor Paradox: Heiner Flassbeck Comments On The German Experience

June 30, 2013
In this two part series, former German finance minister, Heiner Flassbeck, discusses the unbearable debt imposed on Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after WWI, the subsequent debt forgiveness & restructuring of Germany’s external debt after WWII and Germany’s position today as a European creditor nation

Ambassador: Iran and US Must Reach a Comprehensive Deal in Direct Talks

December 27, 2012

Ambassador Hossein Mousavian: The nuclear issue is not the real problem; the US objects to Iran’s influence in the region

Iranian Ambassador: It’s Not in Iran’s Interest to Build a Nuclear Bomb

December 24, 2012

Seyed Hossein Mousavian: IAEA has a political agenda that goes beyond its mandate to inspect

Israel and US Strategic Interests

December 4, 2012
Vijay Prashad: In response to UN vote on Palestine, Israel withholds tax revenue from PA and announces new settlement construction; drones become a weapon of “police action” in war on terror