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Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

February 3, 2014
Jeffrey Sachs: The State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline brings humanity one stop closer to climate disaster

Robert Wade: Hot Money & Cross Border Finance

November 18, 2013
The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

October 31, 2013
Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe’s largest gold mine

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 29, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at Tzipi Livni who’s support for expelling Israeli Palestinians even surprised Condoleezza Rice

Latin America

October 26, 2013
Citing environmental concerns, central Colombian villages use months of direct action to delay planned state oil project.

Reality Asserts Itself - Glen Ford

October 24, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay: Glen Ford, Exec. Editor of Black Agenda Report, talks about helping create black radio news. He says that news media creates leaders by deciding what events are important and who is authorized to speak on the importance of those events

Honduras

October 21, 2013
Garifuna communities and developers battle over mega-tourism projects Afro-descendant Hondurans are struggling against mega-tourism projects that threaten their way of life. The Garifuna people, who live on the north coast of Honduras, are fighting against the construction of the Los Micos Beach and Golf Resort, a development project featuring 750 acres of beach houses and…

Oil Drilling in the Latin America

October 16, 2013
The failure of this initiative points at an important issue of our times, the necessity to balance civilization’s growth and the well being and preservation of our planet and its biosphere.

Past is present in Latin America

October 15, 2013
On October 3rd 2013, Ecuador’s National Assembly authorized the project to drill for oil in the Yasuni National forest, which is a biosphere reserve and home of endemic tribes and unique animal species.

Women's Take

September 25, 2013
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