Tag Archives: International Economy
The Paris talks signalled an important change in the climate movement as thousands of activists gathered from all over the world to organise global action.
Greg Palast | Billionaires vs. Billionaires: How TrumpCare’s Defeat Was Actually a Victory for the Koch Brothers
The Kochs pocket billions while we fry: burning the Canadian tar sands reserve will, all by itself, raise the temperature of the entire planet by 0.7 degrees Fahrenheit.
On the economy in Britain, European austerity, middle class and working class Britons who voted for Brexit, against neoliberalism.
“How do we grow the economy?” is an obsolete question. Local initiatives across the world are looking for maturity instead as they rebuild caring, place-based communities and economies.
▶ Democracy Now! Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on Need for New Economic Model to Address Ecological Crisis
Klein writes. “We are stuck because the actions that would give us the best chance of averting catastrophe — and would benefit the vast majority — are extremely threatening to an elite minority that has a stranglehold over our economy, our political process, and most of our major media outlets.” Published on Sep 18, 2014 […]
▶ The Ukrainian conflict explained in historical context: Interview with Sergei Glaziev, advisor to President Putin
A Russian economist analyzes the state of geopolitics between Russia and the U.S. and in a world context. The Saker The Vineyard of the Saker scott.net 19 Aug 2014 Thanks to the superb work of the Russian Team, it is my huge pleasure to present you with one of the most interesting interviews about the war […]
New video trailer previews thesis of anticipated new book by Canadian writer and activist Author, journalist and activist Naomi Klein says her choice to risk arrest at the XL Pipeline protest ‘was a last-minute decision,’ 09/02/11. (photo: Shadia Fayne Wood/Tar Sands Action) By Jon Queally Common Dreams 08 August 14 ReaderSupportedNews.org he book’s title is […]
Noam Chomsky on America’s Economic Suicide We’re a nation whose leaders are pursuing policies that amount to economic “suicide” Chomsky says. But there are glimmers of possibility. GRITtv / By Laura Flanders and Noam Chomsky May 4, 2012 | AlterNet Noam Chomsky has not just been watching the Occupy movement. A veteran of the […]
Why Washington’s Iran Policy Could Lead to Global Disaster What History Should Teach Us About Blockading Iran By Juan Cole April 12, 2012 TomDispatch It’s a policy fierce enough to cause great suffering among Iranians — and possibly in the long run among Americans, too. It might, in the end, even deeply harm […]
Uploaded by TheBigPictureRT on Apr 3, 2012 Lynn Parramore, Contributing Editor-Alternet joins Thom Hartmann. Corporations in America used to care about the best interests of their communities and country – but their role in society has changed. How have corporations become a predatory monster – preying on Americans and their wallets? Join Us! Subscribe to WAMMToday from our […]
US Plans for Nuclear Drones ‘On Hold’… For Now ‘Political realities’ hamstring attempt to bring ‘flying nuclear power plants’ to the skies Common Dreams staff Monday, April 2, 2012 Common Dreams American scientists have drawn up plans for a new generation of nuclear-powered drones capable of flying over remote regions of the […]
Protesters to march on May 20 opening of NATO summit in Chicago By Staff | March 15, 2012 FightBack!News Press conference announcing NATO summit protest moved to May 20 (Photo: Nerissa Allegretti) Chicago, IL – A press conference was held here today, March 15, to announce a change of plans for anti NATO/G8 marchers. Joe […]
Which direction the country is to go, what type of nation do we choose to be, and what kind of people do we choose to be. The conversation will be broadcast live on C-SPAN Thursday January 12 and rebroadcast for three nights on Tavis Smiley on PBS beginning Monday, January 16. Chris Hedges | Brace […]