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Gaddafi and Libya

March 20, 2014
Vijay Prashad: Libyan politics characterized by instability and the lack of commitment to bolster civil society and protect minority rights

Wage Shares Fall in the US, Germany and Many Other Countries While Financial Shocks Hit Emerging Economies – Yilmaz Akyuz (2/2)

February 21, 2014

Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz on US & European crisis mismanagement and global imbalances.

Why Is The 2008 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve? – Yilmaz Akyuz (1/2)

February 19, 2014

Economist Yilmaz Akyuz on how excessive reliance on the US Federal Reserve created more problems than it has solved

Visiting Israel’s “Open Prisons” for African Refugees

January 21, 2014

At the end of December the Israeli Ministry of Interior notified asylum seekers it is severely reducing its hours of operations. As a result hundreds of asylum seekers were unable to renew their visas, were picked off the streets by the Border Police and shipped to Israel’s new “open prison” in the Negev Desert. The…

Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and the Collapsing Free Syrian Army

December 13, 2013

Omar Dahi tells Paul Jay that there is widespread belief among many Syrians that Geneva II is going to be a way to preserve the Syrian state and create a front for fighting al-Qaeda

JNF Honors Canadian PM Amidst Protests Against Bedouin Expulsion

December 2, 2013

On Sunday, December 1st, hundreds protested in Toronto, Canada. The demonstrators gathered in freezing weather outside the Metro Toronto Convention Center where thousands attended the JNF honoring dinner for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper has been one of the most fervent supporters of Israel. Under his leadership military and financial relations with Israel tightened.…

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

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

October 31, 2013
Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe’s largest gold mine