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Change and Continuity in Colombian Politics

July 1, 2018

Forrest Hylton and Aaron Tauss / NACLA. Right-wing Uribe protégé Iván Duque is the next president of Colombia. But not all is lost: The Colombian Left had its most impressive turn-out in history.   Iván Duque speaks to the press during a campaign interview in January 2018. (flickr/Casa América) As economist Guillermo Maya noted in…

Italian Government in Chaos as Far-Right Parties Surge

March 6, 2018

Italy’s election on Sunday didn’t produce a clear winner, making the task of negotiating a coalition government particularly challenging. Raffaele Laudani, professor at the University of Bologna, discusses possible outcomes

The Empire Files

March 6, 2017
For the first time in modern history, a fringe wing of Christian extremists have obtained the highest seats of power in the US government-from Mike Pence to Betsy DeVos – TeleSURtv.net

“White Supremacist, Anti-Semitic, Islamophobe” Stephen Bannon as Trump’s Chief Strategist

November 14, 2016

Rabbi Alissa Wise says Trump is embracing extremism and hatred by appointing a leader of the “alt-right” to a prominent role in his administration

AIPAC

March 20, 2016
Journalist and author Max Blumenthal speaks to leading dissenters of the right wing Israel lobby days before AIPAC’s annual summit

Why is China’s Economy Slowing Down?

January 29, 2014

Minqi Li: State funded expansion of infrastructure projects is creating over capacity as wages and domestic consumer demand remains low

Ratner: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Facilitating Israeli War Crimes

January 29, 2014

Michael Ratner: President Obama and New York mayor de Blasio’s statements in blanket support of Israel enables it’s violations of Palestinians’ rights

Remembering Mandela

December 16, 2013
Author and filmmaker Danny Schechter says although the ANC’s political choices included compromises with neoliberalism, it should not be used to discount Mandela’s achievements

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC

December 4, 2013
Google’s progressive image is being questioned after it contributed funds to conservative groups like ALEC and Heritage Action

Honduras

November 23, 2013
Jesse Freeston: Violence and political repression by western-backed Honduran military raises questions if Sunday’s presidential election will be open and fair