oil prices

Russia and Saudi Arabia to Form an Alternative to OPEC?

July 11, 2018

The world is in a slow energy transition to renewables, which has made it difficult for OPEC to maintain price stability. This transition lies at the heart of Saudi Arabia and Russia’s efforts to find new ways for stabilizing oil prices, says Prof. Timothy Mitchell

Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices

February 3, 2016
Journalist Steve LeVine says most investors thought high-priced US shale would cause a boom and that the economy would benefit from low oil prices – so far they are wrong on both counts

Big Commodity Traders Pocketed $250 Billion Profit

April 15, 2013

Gerald Epstein: New FT investigation says big commodity traders earned more profit than banks or auto

Arizona

March 12, 2013
Protest organized by families broken by immigration deportations

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Syria

March 10, 2013

Omar Dahi: Western Powers and GCC countries fail to provide aid at levels needed, inspite of professed interest in the Syrian people