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Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

February 3, 2014
Jeffrey Sachs: The State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline brings humanity one stop closer to climate disaster

The Deadliest Place in the World for a Journalist

January 2, 2014
Four Al-Jazeera journalists remain imprisoned in Egypt, whose US-backed regime is among the most repressive countries suppressing the free press

Canada Stands Firm Against Iran Nuke Deal, Cozies Up to Israel & Saudi Arabia

December 3, 2013

Canada defies international consensus on Iran as PM Harper seeks to increase weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

US Federal Reserve

November 15, 2013
Economists Bill Black and Greg Palast discuss Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen’s record, pointing to her support of the repeal of Glass-Steagall as an indication of how she’ll work with Wall Street.

Bangladesh

October 21, 2013
Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country’s garment production to achieve victory.

Seattle Teachers' Boycott of High Stakes Tests Spreads

October 9, 2013
Jesse Hagopian, a leader of Garfield High’s historic test boycott, given rare opportunity to challenge corporate education reform policies at the Gate’s funded Education Nation, a testament to the growing national opposition to high stakes testing

Students and Teachers Defend Education

October 9, 2013
Jesse Hagopian, a leader of Garfield High’s historic test boycott, given rare opportunity to challenge corporate education reform policies at the Gate’s funded Education Nation, a testament to the growing national opposition to high stakes testing

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…

Why Larry Summers Track Record of Failure Actually Helps His Fed Nomination

September 5, 2013

Bill Black: Larry Summers theory of finance: banks are too brilliant to fail and regulators are idiots.

Freeing Political Prisoners a Critical Palestinian Demand

December 30, 2012

Palestinians united around demand for freedom for thousands of political prisoners in Israeli jails as detainees adopt the Irish tactic of hunger strike

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967