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Western European Banks Vulnerable to Ukrainian Sovereign Debt Crisis

March 16, 2014

James Henry: European banks in countries like Germany and Austria have a vested interest in a stable Ukraine because of trillions in outstanding debt

Preliminary Deal Reached for New Major Tar Sands Pipeline in Western Canada

December 9, 2013

Yves Engler: Opposition likely to grow against a new tar sands pipeline between British Columbia and Alberta

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

December 4, 2013
James Henry: Canadian companies use Barbados as a tax haven to reduce their taxes from 24 percent to 2.5 percent, leaving Barbados with revenue shortage

Reality Asserts Itself - Ray McGovern

November 4, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ray McGovern comments on the British Gov. calling journalist Glen Greenwald’s partner a terrorist and on awarding Edward Snowden the Sam Adams award

Securities Transaction Tax

October 24, 2013
Wally Turbeville: Robin Hood tax will mitigate problems of Wall Street’s trading behavior and move us towards creating jobs through manufacturing, innovation, and infrastructure

Corporations Reap Billions from Mass Incarceration

October 21, 2013
New campaign exposes the companies that profit off prisoners A new video series called Prison Profiteers exposes the corporations that profit from the nation's incarceration system, including medical companies, bail companies, phone companies, and even police departments. The report mentions Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group as private prison companies who profit from mass incarceration. Jesse…

Major Banks Help Clients Hide Trillions in Offshore Tax Havens

August 12, 2012
James Henry PT 3: Politicians demand debt reduction but the media rarely connects billions of unpaid taxes on offshore accounts to the issue