stimulus

Is the IMF’s Neoliberal Base Unraveling?

August 7, 2016

Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses the significance of the criminal charges faced by IMF head Christine Lagarde and its economists preaching stimulus over austerity

Deficit is Dropping but is there a Real Recovery?

May 22, 2013

Bill Black: With surge in stock market, the wealthier are paying more taxes but working class wages are not rising and unemployment remains high, so this does not mean a sustained recovery of the real economy is underway

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Government has to step in and correct the imbalances of low wages and unregulated financial markets or a deeper recession and crisis is inevitable

Democrat’s Vision for Economy is GOP-Lite

May 1, 2013

Jeff Faux: Obama attitude towards debt and austerity policies accepts the same underlying assumptions as the Republicans

Why Turkey Wants Normalization with Israel

March 25, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Israeli apology is a propaganda victory for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan; NATO member Turkey needs Israeli alliance to solidify role as regional power broker

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

March 11, 2013
Hamas tries to end collaboration with what it says is due process, but some NGO’s say accused rights are violated in Hamas prisons

Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

March 8, 2013
Omar Dahi: US increases aid to select opposition groups to determine winner of civil war

Greg Palast

March 5, 2013
Greg Palast: Congress should extend Voting Rights Act to all states before Supreme Court overturns it

Bradley E. Manning’s Statement for the Providence Inquiry

March 1, 2013

This statement below was read by Private First Class Bradley E. Bradley at a providence inquiry for his formal plea of guilty to one specification as charged and nine specifications for lesser included offenses. He pled not guilty to 12 other specifications. This rush transcript was taken by journalist Alexa O’Brien at the Article 39(a)…

Chavez Returns Home; Venezuela’s Bolivar Devalued

February 25, 2013

Greg Wilpert: Status of Chavez’s health still not known; devaluation necessary to curb inflation