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Is BDS Headed Towards Criminalization in Canada?

February 24, 2016

Grace Batchoun of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East says Canada’s Liberal government just passed a motion that could stifle or even suppress the voices behind the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement in Canada

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

Self-Censorship Biggest Failure of Israeli Media

December 12, 2013

Following the November 30th International day of rage against the forced urbanization of the Bedouin in Israel’s south, the Israeli police ordered all media to hand over footage gathered during protests. The order marked a drastic turn for Israeli freedom of the press, already at an all-time low. This year Israel ranked 112th of 179…

Russia Moves Towards More Political Repression

July 22, 2013

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Western media focuses on Putin’s repression of pro-Western opposition but ignores workers and civil society fighting for social, economic and democratic rights

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 19, 2013
Pt 4 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism

Egypt

July 19, 2013
Turkish PM Erdogan refuses meeting with Egypt VP ElBaradei, as liberal opposition remains silent over undemocratic practices of military rule

New Egypt PM & Army Set To Keep Egypt on Neo-Liberal Track

July 10, 2013

Zeinab Abul Magd: With an Egyptian military that has strong ties to foreign investors and a newly appointed liberal economist PM, Egypt can expect more of the same Mubarak-era economics

Democrat’s Vision for Economy is GOP-Lite

May 1, 2013

Jeff Faux: Obama attitude towards debt and austerity policies accepts the same underlying assumptions as the Republicans

What should Progressives Do Next?

February 11, 2013
Norman Solomon on developing an independent Progressive movement and influencing the Democratic Party