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Ratner: Obama Must Move to Close Guantanamo Now

November 20, 2013

Michael Ratner: 12 years after Guantanamo’s opening, the prison holds 166 people, 86 who are cleared for release, after President Obama and Congress has failed to close it.

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 8, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself Frank Hammer discusses the pressures on Detroit auto workers’ wages that came from the American and global south.

Latin America

October 6, 2013
Riot Police Brutally Repress Commemorative Protest in Mexico City: Students and Allies march to honor 45th anniversary of Tlatelolco Massacre Ten of thousands of students and allies marched in Mexico to commemorate the 1968 massacre of student activists, and to express their discontent with the government's neoliberal education and energy reform. The student movement of…

Obamacare Debate: Flowers vs. Baker

September 30, 2013

Economist Dean Baker and Dr. Margaret Flowers debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act