economic

IMF Says 2018 Economic Outlook is Rosy, But Austerity is Still Good

April 19, 2018

The IMF just released a positive World Economic Outlook report for 2018. Still, in order to make sure that the outlook remains good, the IMF makes recommendation that would lead to recession, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Narrative of Brexit ‘Leave’ Voters as Racist and Anti-Immigrant Ignores Real Anti-Austerity Sentiment

July 5, 2016

Economist Michael Hudson argues that a vote for Europe is not a vote for socialism, but for a very right-wing, hard right, corporatist Europe where the laws will be made by bureaucrats acting on behalf of the large financial centers

US Postal Service

March 4, 2014
Mike Konczal: A public option for banks will dramatically improve and help regulate the financial services industry.

Danny Schechter

February 13, 2014
Mr. Schechter analyzes the difficult circumstances that led Mandela to make major compromises in their program after taking power in South Africa

Reality Asserts Itself - Danny Schechter

February 13, 2014
Mr. Schechter analyzes the difficult circumstances that led Mandela to make major compromises in their program after taking power in South Africa

Should People Boycott Israel?

February 5, 2014
Dima Khalidi: The NY anti-boycott bill is aimed at shutting down the growing movement opposing Israel’s discriminatory policies against the Palestinians

Harper Pledges $66 Million to Palestinian Authority, But Does it Aid Palestinians?

January 26, 2014

Yves Engler: Canadian government funds go to policing Palestinians and supporting the corrupt Palestinian Authority

Turkey in Crisis: Understanding the Erdogan/ Gulen Split

January 13, 2014

TRNN Replay: Baris Karaagac: The events of the past two years has plunged Turkey into crisis, pitting two of the country’s most powerful figures and former allies against each other Turkish PM Erdogan and Islamic preacher Gulen, currently in self-imposed exile in the United States

Privatizing America

December 17, 2013
Journalist and author David Cay Johnston says that private federal contractors need better oversight and should be banned from contributing to election campaigns