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Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia

March 6, 2014

Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

February 15, 2014
Nicolai Petro: Violence persists between opposition and security forces, as opponents use culture to divide strongly nationalistic Ukrainian groups and factions identifying with Russia

Reality Asserts Itself - Ralph Nader

December 18, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ralph Nader says McCarthy’s reign of terror made people seek empirical change, like seeking legislative reforms to make safer cars, to avoid being associated with socialism Consumer advocate and author Ralph Nader says that the anti-communist “reign of terror” inaugurated in the 1950’s by Senator Joe McCarthy intimidated…

More than Half of Fast Food Workers Rely on Welfare

October 15, 2013

Study reveals how taxpayers spend $7 billion a year to subsidize programs that go to fast food workers The fast food industry cost taxpayers $7 billion a year in public assistance to low-wage workers, according to a University of California-Berkeley study. “When you look at front-line fast food workers—the cashiers, the cooks, all the restaurant workers…

Obama's "empire"

September 26, 2013
Ajamu Baraka: The term American exceptionalism is a pass for the US to bypass international law and continue with its global ambitions