Based on a trove of more than 11 million leaked files, the investigation exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking.
Corporations are working with the Department of Commerce to eliminate the few but significant labor and environmental protections . . .
Trump’s plans unsurprisingly represent a threat to our global environmental conditions and the rights of workers domestically and abroad.
Tax resistance — in all its forms — does matter.
We need to listen to John Pilger’s warning and break the silence about the possible use of nuclear weapons.
Dark Times are truly upon us.
Wrongheaded Calls to “Give Trump a Chance”
Trump’s ‘America first’ trade policy will be bad for working Americans.
It’s a pitch as old as the hills; we know it yet we still buy it.
There are now eight people (six are Americans) with more wealth than half the world’s population.
Standard economic ideology insists that the real problem is that wages have not fallen enough!
Socialism for Big Business, but capitalism for the poor. A state and corporate partnership of endless debt and war.
We will remove them from power or enter a new dark age.
Martin Luther King Jr. understood the downward spiral of hating those who hate you.
Stop the TPP!
Neither military nor economic war on the sovereignty of nations has yielded anything close to a stable, prosperous, and peaceful world. It had delivered death, destruction, debt, market crises, tidal waves of refugees and displaced persons, and concentrated masses of wealth in a few but powerful hands. Related: You Must Be Kidding! Luciana Bohne, CounterPunch […]
The global scenario that the down-to-earth presidents of China and Russia seem to have in mind resembles the sort of balance of power that existed in Europe for a century after the defeat of Napoleon in 1815.
To transform our society into a democracy, we first have to dismantle the myth of democracy as currently defined.
This trillion dollars easily breaks the budget on already prohibitively high military spending, and it’s just one of many schemes likely to be adopted.
When it comes to the TPP, there is very little by way of free trade promotion in this deal.