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Reality Asserts Itself - Gareth Porter

March 17, 2014
Mr. Porter tells Paul Jay about his new book “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare”

Incremental Raises to Minimum Wage Will Not Increase Unemployment

February 26, 2014

Robert Pollin: A Recent Congressional Budget Office report claims that up to half a million jobs could be lost due to a minimum wage increase, but its claims are based on weak analysis and ignores the potential gains for workers’ standard of living

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 4, 2013
Japanese government $500 million ice wall is a precarious, temporary fix, not a permanent solution to the radioactive water leaking from stricken nuclear reactors

Japan

September 4, 2013
Japanese government $500 million ice wall is a precarious, temporary fix, not a permanent solution to the radioactive water leaking from stricken nuclear reactors

The US Has Lowest Minimum Wage and Most Young People Without Jobs Among Wealthiest Countries

August 13, 2013

Over 100 economists sign petition to raise the minimum wage

Healthcare Industry Has the Most Workplace Injuries but is the Least OSHA- Regulated

July 17, 2013

Public Citizen: Healthcare industry’s lack of worker safety standards and OSHA inspections resulted in 650,000 workplace injuries or illnesses in 2010.

Turkish Deputy PM Apologizes as Mass Protests Continue

June 4, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Demands for worker’s rights, secularism and more democracy fueling protest movement across Turkey

Worker Owned Businesses Point to New Forms of Ownership

February 14, 2013

Can co-ops come out of the margins of the economy and be part of a larger political project to transform how things are owned?