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Venezuela Opposition Boycotts Maduro-Backed Peace Conference As Unrest Continues

February 27, 2014

Alexander Main & Miguel Tinker Salas argue that Venezuela opposition protests do not include broad segments of the population and are aimed at destabilizing the elected government of Nicholas Maduro

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
Zapatistas correctly predicted that neoliberal economic policies like NAFTA would exacerbate poverty and undermine democracy

Peace In Colombia

November 2, 2013
Gregory Wilpert: As Colombia marks one-year anniversary of peace negotiations, both the FARC and government officials work to end decades-long conflict

Latin America

September 22, 2013
Through harassment, arbitrary detention and violence, Mexico sweeps teachers and students

Scientists Warn Arctic Methane Release Would Cost $60 Trillion

August 12, 2013

Patrick Bond: Financial and environmental cost of Arctic methane release looms, as world leaders’ promises to payback carbon debt go unfunded

Higher Wages Will End Recession

March 3, 2013

Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Targeting low inflation will deepen crisis; government must pass laws and intervene to facilitate a general rise in wages

Bradley Manning Tells Court Public Have the Right to Know About US War Crimes

March 1, 2013

American Attorney for Julian Assange, Michael Ratner, reports he was in the courtroom and witnessed Manning speak with confidence and intelligence as he detailed the outrages that drove him to upload the documents to Wikileaks

Sequestration Budget Cuts Will Deepen Recession – Both Parties Reject Stimulus

February 25, 2013

James Heintz: President Obama and GOP focus on budget cutting instead of creating more employment

Protests In Spain

September 5, 2012
Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo has become the face of the growing protest movement in Spain. The mayor of a small town in Southern Spain called Marinaleda, he has become well-known for leading combative protests and sit-ins, including a protest in a supermarket in which food was taken and redistributed to the poor. But Sánchez Gordillo…