investments

Kerry, Quartet $4B Plan Will Fail Palestinians, Economists Warn

February 6, 2014

While it is unknown whether any agreement has been reached politically, US Secretary of State John Kerry has put the focus on economic planning, promising to raise $4 billion in investment for the Palestinian Authority. The investment will be part of a neo-liberal economic plan whose details were delegated to the Quartet to outline. The…

Workers/People's Rights

January 8, 2014
Mike Elk: Boeing workers new contract a blow to worker pensions nationwide

With Keystone XL Delayed, Trans-Canada Sets Eyes on “Energy East”

August 12, 2013

Yves Engler: Environmental and indigenous rights groups rightfully concerned about Trans-Canada’s proposed “Energy East” pipeline

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: We’re in worse shape now than in 2008 because at least then there was hope governments would face up to the situation

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

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