poor people

Mass Incarceration, Solitary Confinement and Prisoners Rights

August 23, 2016
University of Maryland Law Professor Doug Colbert says the long overdue move by the Department of Justice could help overturn punitive pretrial detention measures nationwide

Will Venezuela’s New Floating Exchange Rate Curb Inflation?

April 1, 2014

Mark Weisbrot: New exchange rate is intended to safeguard the importation of essential and primary goods

2014 Winter Olympics

February 10, 2014
Buzgalin: With the Olympics coming to a close, Western media’s focus on Pussy Riot misses the true stories of Russian struggle

Drug Wars

February 5, 2014
Retired state police captain Leigh Maddox says that decriminalization of marijuana is a step in the right direction, but that legalization and regulation are needed in order to seriously reduce drug-related violence and allow police to better serve the public

Human Trafficking

April 29, 2013
In three years a total of 452679 victims of child trafficking cases were reported but number of prosecutions was only 25006 – 6% of the cases being reported

Black Report: Craziness on Three Continents

November 19, 2012

Bill Black: Banks try to start a run on the banks in Ecuador