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Should Baltimore Privatize Its Public Housing?

March 13, 2014

Housing advocate Jeffrey Singer and Councilman Bill Henry debate whether Baltimore should privatize 40% of its public housing stock

Hundreds of Keystone XL Protestors Arrested, Look to Influence Obama’s Final Decision on Pipeline

March 3, 2014

Hundreds of students demand President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline deal, but Obama has already fast tracked the southern half of the pipeline which is currently delivering Canadian tar sands to Texas refineries

Why is China’s Economy Slowing Down?

January 29, 2014

Minqi Li: State funded expansion of infrastructure projects is creating over capacity as wages and domestic consumer demand remains low

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

Honduras

November 23, 2013
Jesse Freeston: Violence and political repression by western-backed Honduran military raises questions if Sunday’s presidential election will be open and fair

Fossil Fuel Industry Receives $500 Billion in Subsidies by Governments Worldwide

November 11, 2013

Taxpayers in richest countries pay $112 to subsidize oil, gas, and coal companies.

Revealed: Banks Rewarded and Blacklisted Appraisers to Artificially Inflate Real Estate Prices

July 11, 2013

Thousands of appraisers warned Washington regulators of fraud during the seven years leading up to the housing crash

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

Michael Ash: Low income and minority populations disproportionately impacted by greenhouse gas release

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

Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa

February 26, 2013
Vishwas Satgar: New miners union growing as workers split with ANC supported union; increasing consciousness amongst workers that the issue now is class