World War I

Oligarchs, Fascists and the People’s Protest in Ukraine

March 28, 2014

Derek Monroe says the Ukrainian far-right, with the backing of local oligarchs, the US and the EU, hijacked popular protests against corruption

Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself

January 28, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay there are existing models that point to what a new economy and politics might look like

70th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing

January 24, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity

RAI with Peter Kuznick and Gar Alperovitz

January 24, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity

Eurozone Crisis

June 30, 2013
In this two part series, Heiner Flassbeck discusses the unbearable debt imposed on Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after WWI, the subsequent debt forgiveness & restructuring of Germany’s external debt after WWII and Germany’s position today as a European creditor nation June 2013

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

Arms Manufacturers Influence GCC and US Foreign Policy

April 15, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Six big arms monopolies profit from tension and war; promote a strategic vision that favors their short term commercial interest