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Should Banks Be Stripped Of Their Ability To Create Money? A Referendum in Switzerland

June 6, 2018
There is no easy monetary fix for the problems of modern capitalist economies says Jo Michell who argues that deep problems in the economy cannot be solved by trying to control the money supply while nothing is stopping the government from ensuring money gets created for good purposes, including government services and infrastructure

UN Peace Talks on Syria Remain Stalled

January 29, 2016

Vijay Prashad says the government in Damascus has made significant gains inside Syria with the help of its allies, and this has changed the tone of the Western response to Russia

Has Anglo-America Capitalism Run Out of Strategies?

March 25, 2014
On the 30th anniversary of the UK miners’ strike, George Irvin discusses the rise of inequality in Britain and the US since the 1970s

Reality Asserts Itself - Phyllis Bennis

December 10, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Phyllis Bennis examines the coming Geneva conference on Syria and the unwillingness of the West to deal with the humanitarian crisis

Chakravarthi Raghavan on International Trade

December 3, 2013
C. Raghavan on why 99% of people in both developing & advanced economies including the US & EU, need trade ministers of developing countries to rebut the US-EU led agenda at the 9th WTO Ministerial

US & Iran Relations

November 18, 2013
Vijay Prashad: International pressure should continue to mount on France after they thwarted efforts to reach consensus in the last meeting.