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The Bond Report

June 24, 2013
Patrick Bond: South Africans plan protests over Obama administration’s funding of African dictators, revelations of NSA spying and economic agenda

New Documentary Exposes the Mistreatment of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Greece

May 19, 2013

Kate Mara and Guy Smallman: European governments impose austerity demands in Greece but fund detention centers in Greece for refugees. Xenophobic views expressed even by centrist parties

Austerity Not a Solution

April 24, 2013
James Henry: The top 7 percent of households, about 8 million people, have seen their net worth increase to a mean of about $3.2 million in the last three years

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

April 15, 2013
Nicole Tichon and Gan Golan: By projecting a Tax Evader video game on the side of banks and big corporate buildings, actions aim to focus public attention on banks and big companies that pay low to no taxes

Crisis in the Eurozone

March 18, 2013
Gerald Epstein: EU tries to force Cyprus to tax bank deposits to pay for bailout

Documentary Exposes US Role in Iraq Sectarian Conflict

March 13, 2013

The full documentary can be viewed on the Guardian web site. James Steele: America’s mystery man in Iraq – video

Greg Palast

March 5, 2013
Greg Palast: Congress should extend Voting Rights Act to all states before Supreme Court overturns it

Undoing the New Deal

March 4, 2013
Jennifer Taub and John Weeks discuss President Roosevelt’s policy of saving the economy from the ground up

Bradley E. Manning’s Statement for the Providence Inquiry

March 1, 2013

This statement below was read by Private First Class Bradley E. Bradley at a providence inquiry for his formal plea of guilty to one specification as charged and nine specifications for lesser included offenses. He pled not guilty to 12 other specifications. This rush transcript was taken by journalist Alexa O’Brien at the Article 39(a)…

Chavez Returns Home; Venezuela’s Bolivar Devalued

February 25, 2013

Greg Wilpert: Status of Chavez’s health still not known; devaluation necessary to curb inflation