wars

Obama’s Budget Cuts Millions From Financial Regulatory Agency

March 7, 2014

Jerry Epstein: President Obama’s budget would slash the Commodity Futures Trade Commission budget to about $200 million, which will make regulating the $400 trillion derivatives market even more challenging

The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

February 25, 2014
William Hartung: Those who fight the wars will face cuts, but not high- ranking military personnel or the companies that build weapons

Reality Asserts Itself - Phyllis Bennis

December 10, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Phyllis Bennis examines the coming Geneva conference on Syria and the unwillingness of the West to deal with the humanitarian crisis

US Drone Wars

November 25, 2013
Pakistani government continues to privately back the US-led drone campaign in spite of growing public opposition to drone strikes

Zero Dark Thirty, Manhunt and Obama Admin. Justify Use of Torture

February 4, 2013

Michael Ratner: Recent films and Obama’s lack of prosecution of CIA and Bush Cheney for torture is creating conditions for its public acceptance

Overcrowded Schools in War-Torn Besieged Gaza

January 6, 2013

Nearly half a million children in Gaza attend dilapidated schools, adding to emotional traumas resulting from wars and siege

Will Obama Offer Massive Corporate Tax Cuts to Make "Fiscal Cliff" Deal?

December 4, 2012
James Galbraith: There is no emergency, the best thing for Congress to do is go home and let the new Congress deal with issues next year