economic sanctions

Venezuela’s New Economic Program: Will it Stop Hyperinflation?

August 20, 2018

President Maduro is introducing a series of deep economic reforms, to put an end to hyperinflation and to re-start the economy. But this can only happen if faith is restored in the currency and if US financial sanctions come to an end, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Former IAEA Inspector: Iran's Nuclear Program Now Consistent with Peaceful Purposes

November 24, 2013
Former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley says Israel’s criticism of agreement is unwarranted as it does not observe the non-proliferation treaty itself

Reality Asserts Itself - Rania Masri

September 24, 2013
In part two of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Rania Masri discuss the charge that opposing foreign intervention is support for Assad; the idea that Assad is “anti-imperialist”; and the role of violence in fighting dictatorship

US & Iran Relations

September 24, 2013
After failing to garner support on a military strike on Syria, President Obama hinted at reconciliation with Iran at the UN General Assembly

The Fog of the Syrian Civil War

August 26, 2013

The use of chemical weapons by Assad is still in question, and instead of focusing on military intervention, the US should be supporting a negotiated peace between both sides

Pope Francis

March 13, 2013
Matthew Fox (former Catholic priest) discusses the Vatican’s work with the CIA and it’s alliance with far right political forces and Pope Francis’ opposition to liberation theology in Latin America.