prevention

Geneva 2 May Lead to Federalism in Syria

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Despite John Kerry’s public statements, the U.S. is succeeding in its objectives in Syria, with the weakening of the Assad regime

Further Militarization of the Syrian Conflict Will Worsen the Refugee Crisis

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Syria’s refugee crisis can only be solved through a political solution that allows international relief to cross its borders

How Filipinos Can Obtain “Climate Justice” in the Wake of Super-Typhoon Haiyan

November 24, 2013

James Boyce: At the UN Climate Conference, Filipino delegates demanded mitigation from developed nations, but despite no concrete deal emerging, there are still ways for them to be compensated for loss and damages

Corporations Reap Billions from Mass Incarceration

October 21, 2013
New campaign exposes the companies that profit off prisoners A new video series called Prison Profiteers exposes the corporations that profit from the nation's incarceration system, including medical companies, bail companies, phone companies, and even police departments. The report mentions Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group as private prison companies who profit from mass incarceration. Jesse…

Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

October 20, 2013
In the final episode of this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes the core idea of American exceptionalism, that US military power creates world order

The Cost of Saving the Planet

October 6, 2013
James Boyce: The US should focus on the human, not monetary cost of climate change

Israel Conceded to Palestinian Prisoner’s Hunger Strike

March 21, 2013

On Sunday, Mach 17th, Israeli authorities conceded to the ongoing Palestinian prisoner’s hunger strike, releasing one of the four men who have gone more than a hundred days without food. Ayman Sharawneh, who is 53 was released to the Gaza Strip, under the condition he will not return to his West Bank home for ten…

Fossil Fuel

December 5, 2012
James Boyce: Burning fossil fuels not only climate threat but pollutants from process killing people