U.S. Government

Will Venezuela’s New Floating Exchange Rate Curb Inflation?

April 1, 2014

Mark Weisbrot: New exchange rate is intended to safeguard the importation of essential and primary goods

Petitions with 100,000+ Signatures Call for Snowden’s Passport to be Reinstated

March 28, 2014

After President Obama announced a proposal to end bulk metadata collection, Snowden supporters call on the government to reinstate his American passport and allow him to seek political asylum without government meddling

Documents Reveal NSA and GCHQ Efforts to Destroy Assange And Track Wikileaks Supporters

February 20, 2014

Michael Ratner: Documents show the US engaged in major attacks against journalists, publishers, and whistleblowers, as a UK court upholds the legality of David Miranda’s detention at Heathrow airport

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
David Bacon: Obama’s push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) demonstrates his 2008 campaign pledge to oppose NAFTA-style free trade agreements was just lip service

Honduras

November 24, 2013
Honduran presidential candidate and wife of ousted-leftist president Xiomara Castro cries fraud in election, as nations seen as US proxies congratulate ruling party candidate.

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

April 24, 2013
James Henry: Swiss banks are negotiating fines to avoid prosecution, while billions of dollars continue to be hidden away from taxes

US Lets Swiss Banks, Accused of Aiding Tax Fraud, Avoid Prosecution with Fines

April 24, 2013

James Henry: Swiss banks are negotiating fines to avoid prosecution, while billions of dollars continue to be hidden away from taxes

Arizona

March 12, 2013
Protest organized by families broken by immigration deportations

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Syria

March 10, 2013

Omar Dahi: Western Powers and GCC countries fail to provide aid at levels needed, inspite of professed interest in the Syrian people

Why Did the US Government and Big Oil Hate Chavez?

March 5, 2013

Greg Palast: Chavez made big oil pay serious royalties which he used for social programs, he enjoyed majority support in many elections, but American media vilifies Chavez as a dictator