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What to do with Detroit?

December 22, 2014
Detroit Activist Frank Hammer says though Michigan State Bill 5977 aimed at Detroit’s Community Development Ordinance has failed for now, Republicans will likely reintroduce it in 2015

42 Billion in Tax Breaks Favoring Corporations Extended

December 21, 2014

This is a Christmas present for the tax lobby and Washington insiders, hardly a way to encourage investments with tax incentives, says James Henry, Senior Economist for the Tax Justice Network

Reality Asserts Itself - Lia Tarachansky

December 19, 2014
Ms. Tarachansky says Israel is ripping itself apart and fascism is celebrating in the ruins

Fracking Opponents Celebrate Key Victories in New Brunswick, Quebec and New York

December 18, 2014

Emma Lui of the Council of Canadians talks about the decisions against fracking in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec, while Eric Weltman of Food & Water Watch talks about New York becoming the second US state to ban fracking

Contextualizing Baltimore’s Recent Police Shooting

December 17, 2014

LEAP’s Neill Franklin says the so called war on drugs and the over-policing of marginalized communities is the context for many negative interactions experienced by law enforcement

The Three Remaining ‘Cuban 5’ Go Home

December 17, 2014

In a historic move bypassing congress, President Obama restores diplomatic relations with Cuba, and in a simultaneous telecast President Raul Castro hails the decision but reminds us that the blockade is still in place, says Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights

The US and Cuba Restore Diplomatic Relations With A Spy Swap

December 17, 2014

The US has finally admitted defeat in its policies of trying to isolate and overthrow the government of Cuba says, Reese Erlich a freelance journalist and author

Obama Admin Still Seeking Testimony From Journalist James Risen

December 17, 2014

Despite earlier reports, New York Times Journalist is still facing a subpoena in the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling