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Left Forum Takes on Ecological Transformation

June 6, 2013

Nancy Holmstrom: In the past, the Left Forum meetings in New York have not faced up to environmental and climate change issues – this year it should be the major theme

Guantanamo Bay Prison

May 2, 2013
Michael Ratner: Just when it seemed the illegal detention of prisoners at Guantanamo was off the radar, hunger strikers took control of their own destiny

Social Security Reform

April 14, 2013
Joseph Minarik (former chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for eight years during the Clinton Administration) and economist Richard Wolff take on President Obama’s proposed changes to Social Security

Who Benefits from Austerity?

March 10, 2013
Bob Pollin fields the question: are the very rich hunkering down for a long recession and to protect their assets, are more concerned about debt than high unemployment

State of the Working Woman

March 8, 2013

Jenny Ahn: Unionized women workers do better than unorganized; All working women need access to universal daycare

Congo: Chaos By Design

December 7, 2012
Kambale Musavuli: Susan Rice’s record on Africa suggests as Secretary of State, she would side with dictators and US allies Rwanda and Uganda against the people of Congo

Fiscal Cliff Debate: Austerity One Way or Austerity Another Way

November 29, 2012

Bill Black’s Financial and Fraud Report on the current choices offered by President Obama and Congress