austerity

Why Bankers and Financiers Benefit from Low Inflation Policy

July 5, 2016

PERI’s Gerald Epstein explains why financial institutions like the IMF promote fiscal policy that reduces investment, economic growth, and employment

Greece

July 3, 2016
Dimitri Lascaris says so-called leftist or socialist governments throughout the EU are engaging in self-immolation by embracing austerity, and then become wildly unpopular with the electorate

Brazilian Artists Speak Out Against “Coup” Government

June 30, 2016

In a nation-wide occupation movement, artists in Brazil fight the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff and lead a protest against newly instated right-wing government

The Laura Flanders Show

June 9, 2016
One century after the Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, an armed rebellion against British imperial rule, Laura Flanders reports on another rising underway against partition, austerity, and poverty

Students and Teachers Defend Education

March 24, 2014
University of Southern Maine student Meagan LaSala and professor Rachel Bouvier explain how cuts disproportionately target faculty and will trigger a decline in quality public education

Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?

March 4, 2014

Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

Did the U.S. Carry Out a Ukrainian Coup?

March 4, 2014

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

Inside the Secret Wall Street Society of the 1%

March 2, 2014

Kevin Roose talks about sneaking into a secret wall street society initiation and what he learned from the experience

Why is the 2006 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve? Yilmaz Akyuz Responds

February 21, 2014
A two part series with Yilmaz Akyüz who says crisis management in the US and Europe is causing more problems that it is solving as two major policy shortcomings put excessive reliance on monetary policy in managing the 2008 financial crisis