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Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Government has to step in and correct the imbalances of low wages and unregulated financial markets or a deeper recession and crisis is inevitable

GOP Austerity Enriches Billionaires at Workers’ Expense

May 1, 2013

Jeff Faux: Consumers are between 65 and 70 percent of the economy and they are most affected by the recession. Business is not spending, because consumers aren’t spending – cuts to government budgets won’t change this basic fact

Forbes Billionaires List Growing

March 17, 2013

James Henry: US still leads as many new billionaires emerging in China and Russia; corporate profits at record levels – as austerity hits and unemployment remains high

Documentary Exposes US Role in Iraq Sectarian Conflict

March 13, 2013

The full documentary can be viewed on the Guardian web site. James Steele: America’s mystery man in Iraq – video

Greg Palast

March 5, 2013
Greg Palast: Congress should extend Voting Rights Act to all states before Supreme Court overturns it

Bradley E. Manning’s Statement for the Providence Inquiry

March 1, 2013

This statement below was read by Private First Class Bradley E. Bradley at a providence inquiry for his formal plea of guilty to one specification as charged and nine specifications for lesser included offenses. He pled not guilty to 12 other specifications. This rush transcript was taken by journalist Alexa O’Brien at the Article 39(a)…

Chavez Returns Home; Venezuela’s Bolivar Devalued

February 25, 2013

Greg Wilpert: Status of Chavez’s health still not known; devaluation necessary to curb inflation