Category: Globalization

John Cavanagh: Golden Weapons of Destruction Take Aim at El Salvador

Why do companies have the right to sue countries over environmental protection measures?

Don Hazen: Why It’s Delusional to Think a Campaign for a Constitutional Amendment Can End Citizens United

Citizens United has delivered our democracy to billionaires. But there’s a danger in pushing reform that won’t work

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Greg Palast: BP and the Three Stooges Defense

Forget Stephen King. If you want scary, read U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s 150-pageFindings of Fact released Thursday in the Deepwater Horizon case

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Steve Fraser: Playing God

The Rebirth of Family Capitalism or How the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson, Sam Walton, Bill Gates, and Other Billionaires Are Undermining America

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David Marty: European Union: The Treaty of Lisbon

The Treaty of Lisbon establishes the condition to adhere to the European Union

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Paul Street: An Idée Fixe and a Vicious Circle

Permanent war is profitable to the US Deep State military-industrial-complex

David Alexandre: European Union: Why Norway and Switzerland never signed the Treaty of Lisbon.

On a practical level, one should wonder why national politicians in Europe keep making promises during their election campaigns knowing they have not the tools to do anything

Nicole Flatow: Private Prison Stocks Soar As Companies Cash In On Incarcerated Immigrants

Share prices for two of the largest private prison firms have spiked sharply since an influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the border was reported this summer

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Seth Sandronsky: Empowering the Public?

Despite the lofty rhetoric redolent of benefitting the public’s interest, CCSS is not local empowerment of parents and teachers on behalf of students

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Jack Rasmus: Central Bankers Deep in a Hole

This past week, central bankers of the capitalist advanced economies (AE) of the USA, Europe and Japan gathered in their annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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