Krugman & Co.: Austerity's Failure Everywhere You Look
- Jon Queally
The Keynesians win every argument, say notable economists, so why does fiscal policy refuse to budge?
The last week has been a flurry of headlines decrying the complete and utter failure of the 'austerity experiment' across the globe, with an influential ...
Men Who Kick Down Doors
- Ann Jones
Picture this. A man, armored in tattoos, bursts into a living room not his own. He confronts an enemy. He barks orders. He throws that enemy into a chair. Then against a wall. He plants himself in the middle of the room, ...
The Peace Movement’s Silence in the Face of Imperialistic Military Escalations in Africa and the Middle East is Unjustified and Unacceptable!
- US Peace Council
On Monday February 25th, the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced that the United States will be directly providing the so-called “Syrian opposition” with “non-lethal” aid in a coordinated effort to overthrow the ...
Torturing hunger strikers at Guantánamo
- Nicole Colson
The hunger strike involving dozens of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay is a desperate protest against the atrocious conditions they face.
You won't hear much about it from the mainstream media, but detainees at the U.S. prison camp in Guantá ...
BRICS go over the wall
- Pepe Escobar
Reports on the premature death of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have been greatly exaggerated. Western corporate media is flooded with such nonsense, perpetrated in this particular case by the head of Morgan Stanley Investment ...
The War on Media Freedom
- Nathan Allonby
A new report written for the European Commission recommends regulation of internet news, modifying search engines to control access to “conspiracy sites”, the creation of European government news agencies and the training of new “ ...
The War Against Women
- Ann Jones
Recently, American newscasts have uncharacteristically devoted lots of time to African stories. Okay, one African story anyway. No, not French intervention in Mali. Nor the election in Kenya. Nor even the food crisis ...
Israel: A De Facto Member of NATO
- Michel Chossudovsky
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen received Israel’s president Shimon Peres at NATO headquarters in Brussels on March 7. The order of the day: to enhance military cooperation between Israel and the Atlantic Alliance focusing on issues ...
Second anniversary of the super-meltdown at Fukushima
Two years after the nuclear disaster occurred on the northeastern coast of Japan, it is clear that there have been no serious consequences for the operating concern, TEPCO. There are no criminal penalties. On the contrary, the state pumped in ...
Reading Karl Marx with Abraham Lincoln
- John Nichols
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.
—Abraham Lincoln, from his first speech as an Illinois state legislator, 1837
Everyone now is more or less a Socialist.
—Charles Dana, managing editor ...