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Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 19, 2013
Pt 4 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Heiner Flassbeck: Corporations are sitting on mountains of cash and are unwilling to invest in the real economy – only high taxes on profit will make them do so

Venezuelan Democracy: A Tension Between Centralized Power and Local Democracy

March 28, 2013

Manuel Larrabure: The Bolivarian Revolution succeeded in developing models of community power and reduced inequality but so far has failed to diversify the economy or extend workers democracy in the oil and mining sector

Privatizing Europe

March 21, 2013
Nick Buxton: Paris and other cities have remunicipalised water that had been privatized saving users money and introducing more democracy and transparency

State Subsidies to Attract Corporate Investment Should be Banned

December 9, 2012
Gerald Epstein: The money thrown at corporations by states to invite investment is a boondoggle that should be ended by federal law