Tag Archives: International Economy

Noam Chomsky: Trump Is History Repeated as Farce

for the world, it’s dead serious, from the destruction of the environment and the growing threats of terminal nuclear war to a long list of other crimes and horrors.

Chris Hedges |”Fascism in the Age of Trump”

“Collective self-delusion…”


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.

How Western Military Interventions Shaped the Brexit Vote (Video)

On the economy in Britain, European austerity, middle class and working class Britons who voted for Brexit, against neoliberalism.

David Korten: Why the Economy Should Stop Growing—And Just Grow Up

“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 […]

▶ Naomi Klein: ‘Our Economic Model Is at War With Life on Earth’

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 […]

Video and transcript> Noam Chomsky on America’s Economic Suicide

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 […]

Juan Cole> Why Washington’s Iran Policy Could Lead to Global Disaster

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 […]

U.S. Corps are no longer businesses…they’re extraction machines

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

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

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 […]

Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity

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 […]