foreign aid

"The World According to Monsanto"

September 1, 2017
Tim Wise from the Small Planet Institute explains how a new seed policy in the southern African country of Malawi threatens farmers’ rights to save, exchange, and sell their seeds, and how a former Monsanto official turned out to be one of the policy’s co-authors

Wilkerson: Trump’s Cuts to Foreign Aid Threaten Global Health, Benefit War & Disaster Profiteers

May 1, 2017

Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, says the Trump’s administration drastic cuts to foreign assistance endanger global health, to the benefit of national security state profiteers

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

Congo: Chaos By Design

April 24, 2013
Maurice Carney: 3,000 member force intervention will further militarize Congo; US has power to sanction rebel-backers Rwanda and Uganda, but will not because they are allies in American AFRICOM strategy

Maurice Carney on the Democratic Republic of Congo

April 24, 2013
Maurice Carney: 3,000 member force intervention will further militarize Congo; US has power to sanction rebel-backers Rwanda and Uganda, but will not because they are allies in American AFRICOM strategy

North Korea

April 17, 2013
Peter Lee: The US will not accept a rapprochement with North Korea with nuclear weapons, not because they are a real threat, but it would cause South Korea and Japan to seek nuclear weapons and thus weaken American dominance in the region

Palestinian Authority Budget 28% for Security Forces – Funded by US

April 8, 2013

Shir Hever: US funds to the PA are earmarked for security forces that control militant opposition to Israel’s occupation

New SEC Head Once Acted for Wall St Wonder Boy Dimon

March 28, 2013

Dimitri Lascaris: New director of SEC was a Wall St. defense attorney who will now regulate former clients

Venezuela Announces the Death of Hugo Chavez

March 5, 2013

Venezuela’s Vice President Maduro tells the nation he is resolved to carry on the work of Chavez