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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

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 27, 2014
Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common

Campaign Finance Reform

January 22, 2014
Briffault: Private wealth of individuals and spending by super PACs, not just for-profit corporations, are spending huge sums in electoral politics

Corporate Deregulation To Blame for Toxic Spill in West Virginia

January 14, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of West Virginians remain without clean water and anger grows against corporations’ power to facilitate deregulation of environmental standards

Sectarian War Arises in Iraq as Violence Kills 250+ in a Single Week

January 8, 2014

Raed Jarrar: Growing violence in Iraq is the result of the US-backed central government cracking down on grassroots Sunni protestors in Ramadi

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 1

November 27, 2013

Wendell Potter: Though the media has wrongly focused on some of Obamacare’s shortcomings, the U.S. needs to make healthcare a human right

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 2

November 27, 2013

As a new study finds most Americans want fundamental change in the US healthcare system, Wendall Potter discusses what concrete steps could improve it.

Documents in JPMorgan settlement reveal how every large bank in U.S. has committed mortgage fraud

November 26, 2013

Bill Black: Justice Dept.’s failure to understand pervasive schemes of fraud in financial industry obstructs meaningful prosecution of banks

Typhoon Haiyan

November 11, 2013
Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens