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Deficit Is Falling Because Of Government Austerity, Not Economic Recovery

March 2, 2014

Economist Stephanie Kelton says there is no long-term debt or deficit problem in the United States

2014 Winter Olympics

February 6, 2014
Slava Mogutin: Sochi Olympics can serve as a platform to challenge discrimination, violence and intimidation targeting Russia’s LGBTQ community

Egypt

February 5, 2014
Sharif Abdel Kouddous: U.S. strategic interests in Egypt have more to do with security of the Gulf than democracy, human rights, or rule of law

Independent Journalism Now Considered ‘Terrorism’ in Egypt

February 3, 2014

Sharif Abdel Kouddous on the Egyptian Military Regime’s Growing ‘War On Journalists’

In Syria Both Sides Fear Annihilation If They Lay Down Arms

January 24, 2014

Omar Dahi: While a recent Qatari report counts 11,000 tortured and executed by the Syrian government, causalities of pro-regime fighters also number in the tens of thousands

Will Geneva II Talks Keep Assad in Power in Order to Fight Al-Qaeda?

January 23, 2014

Dahi: Although John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad must step down, most Syrians think Geneva II will be about creating a front to fight Al-Qaeda, extremist groups, and that the U.S.-Russian agreement had basically accepted that the regime would stay.

Students and Teachers Defend Education

January 9, 2014
Student activist Tre Murphy: Eric Holder and Arne Duncan’s call for less use of zero-tolerance policies is a good start but much work remains to reign in the use of law enforcement in public schools

Reality Asserts Itself - Ralph Nader

December 20, 2013
Ralph Nader and Paul Jay discuss Ralph’s decision to stay in the Florida race and what an electoral strategy could be now