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Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia? (2/2)

March 18, 2014

Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar and Prof. Nicolai Petro say while the legalities of the Crimea referendum are dubious, the only way out of this crisis is to accept its results

Hudson Report

March 17, 2014
Economists Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers discuss how provisions in an IMF deal like cuts to gas subsidies and pensions will hurt the average Ukrainian citizens and benefit kleptocrats

Crimea Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation? (1/2)

March 16, 2014

Professors Nicolai Petro & Tarik Cyril Amar give their reactions to Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join the Russian federation

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

Where are the Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Media?

March 2, 2014

While Palestinian citizens make up 20% of Israel’s population they are only covered 2% on prime time news. Part of the reason why lies in who reports the news.

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

Inequality and Instability

February 17, 2014
Policy measures and increased Chinese demand for minerals have respectively led to a narrowing of inequality in Latin America and sub- Saharan Africa, while inequality has risen in the former Soviet countries and Asia

Mexico

February 2, 2014
Mexico’s anti-drug cartel and corruption vigilante groups are growing in power and influence, but whose interests do they serve?

The Prashad Report

January 3, 2014
Prashad: Maliki government allies with Sunni groups to battle against Syria- bound militants from Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS)

Drug Wars

December 11, 2013
The small Latin American country of Uruguay has become the only country that allows growing and selling marijuana