School of Oriental and African Studies

Who Benefits from Austerity?

January 26, 2014
John Weeks: The UK announces tens of billions of dollars of cuts to social programs despite a poor economic recovery

Thousands Strike Greek Gov’t Pulling the Plug on State TV

June 14, 2013

Costas Lapavitsas: State TV shutdown affront to democracy, time is ripe for Left to gain power

Israel and US Strategic Interests

March 25, 2013
Phyllis Bennis: President Obama recognizes injustice and need for two states but does nothing to pressure Netanyahu to make concessions to Palestinians

Undoing the New Deal

March 4, 2013
Jennifer Taub and John Weeks discuss President Roosevelt’s policy of saving the economy from the ground up

Most Greeks Look to Left for Solutions, but Far Right Gaining Strength

October 19, 2012
Costas Lapavitsas: Merkel’s visit to Greece shows Eurozone leadership don’t want to push Greece out, but situation is explosive as people are furious at austerity measures