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Deconstructing Fed Vice Chair’s Grim Economic Forecast

August 13, 2014

PERI co-director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed vice chair Stanley Fischer has ignored real solutions to improve the economy, like increasing wages

Reality Asserts Itself - Christopher Williams

August 6, 2014
Mr. Williams says capitalism is not capable of facing up to the climate change crisis – and because there won’t be a hero that appears to save the day, it’s up to us to make the change

The Embattled Climate Scientist Who Fought Back

February 8, 2014

Michael Mann: Well funded fossil fuel industry propaganda campaign responsible for shifting public opinion against the reality of climate change

NAFTA Strengthened Canada’s Corporate Class

January 7, 2014

Engler: Free trade deal bolstered neoliberal capitalism in Canada and opened it up to further resource extraction

US Federal Reserve

December 23, 2013
Gerald Epstein: Former Bank of Israel Chief Stanley Fischer will likely become the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve, but his record shows consistent catering to Wall Street rather than bringing the country to full employment

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 30, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal, author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at PM Netanyahu’s strategy of ethnic cleansing and negotiations without end

"The World According to Monsanto"

October 29, 2013
Timothy Wise: Anti-GMO activists in Mexico score a major, if tentative, victory.

Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA

October 28, 2013

CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

Securities Transaction Tax

October 24, 2013
Wally Turbeville: Robin Hood tax will mitigate problems of Wall Street’s trading behavior and move us towards creating jobs through manufacturing, innovation, and infrastructure

Oil Drilling in the Latin America

October 22, 2013
Despite protests and previously stating her opposition, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff auctions off 60% of Brazil’s largest oil field