Scandinavia

US, NATO Militarizing Scandinavia as Anti-Russia Hysteria Grows

US, NATO Militarizing Scandinavia as Anti-Russia Hysteria Grows

May 27, 2018

Journalist Eirik Vold says the United States and NATO are further militarizing Scandinavian nations, while claiming Russia poses a threat of war. US military presence is growing in NATO members like Norway, as non-members Sweden and Finland are being pressured to join

Sweden Scares Population with War Pamphlets amid Push to Join NATO

Sweden Scares Population with War Pamphlets amid Push to Join NATO

May 25, 2018

The Swedish government is distributing pamphlets warning of an impending war to all 4.8 million households, in what journalist Eirik Vold says is part of a larger propaganda campaign to convince the population to support joining NATO

Should Public Higher Education Be Free?

February 12, 2014
University of California AFT president Robert Samuels explains it is possible to provide free college education to all U.S. students, and as a consequence solve the student debt problem and the rising costs of tuition

Hot Money & Cross Border Finance: The Experience of Iceland

November 18, 2013
In this two part series, Robert Wade talks about unregulated finance as a source of instability specifically the experience of Iceland and how the country’s attempt to turn itself into an international financial center in the middle of the North Atlantic viciously imploded.

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 19, 2013
Pt 4 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism

Mutual Interest Hidden Beneath Apple and Samsung Legal Struggle

March 17, 2013

Both companies benefit from turning patents into a bulwark against innovation, the general public pays the price when two corporations divide the market between them

Austerity and the Death of Logic

March 12, 2013

Bill Black: Both the GOP and the White House refuse to support a bill that ends the sequester, it shows the real intention of the Obama administration