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Racism in Israel

March 31, 2013
Incidents of discrimination have doubled each year since 2008 and increasingly perpetrated by youth

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

March 31, 2013
Incidents of discrimination have doubled each year since 2008 and increasingly perpetrated by youth

Stewart vs Krugman and the Religion of Austerity

January 18, 2013

Bill Black: Obama has options, including the trillion dollar coin, to refuse to negotiate under the gun but he’s taken them off the table; both sides subscribe to the dogma of austerity

Most Greeks Look to Left for Solutions, but Far Right Gaining Strength

October 24, 2012
Costas Lapavitsas Pt.2: Left party Syriza leads polls but conditions for fascism also developing as crisis deepens

Reining in Finance and the Struggle Over UN Agency's Mandate

September 23, 2012
Pt 2. Heiner Flassbeck [Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development]: Governments must  intervene with policy that pushes wages up in line with productivity or global recession will deepen

Palestinian Rights Absent from Israeli Protest Demands

August 31, 2011

Last week an unofficial group of protesters released an 11 page document to the media with a list of demands. The press conference was held after five weeks of social protests in Israel as part of a movement that started on July 14. While the document listed the end of privatization policies as well as…

Banks Refusing a "Haircut" Spur EU Financial Crisis

July 14, 2011

Tom Ferguson: Governments demand austerity so banks get paid, even though it deepens crisis