Whatever agreement comes out of the meeting “won’t be enough” to avoid putting the world on a path to higher temperatures and an “uninhabitable world.”
On the relation between academic freedom and policy making in the corridors of (European) power
He once sat at the same table as the world leaders gathered in Paris to hammer out a U.N. agreement on global warming. Now he stands on the outside
At the bottom of all the jargon that will be thrown about this week’s climate conference are human lives
Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece?
Bernie Sanders visits Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. to share his vision for a United States governed through the philosophies of Democratic Socialism
“We Shouldn’t Play into the Hands of ISIS”
The U.S. military is now involved in more than 90 percent of Africa’s 54 nations
“The athletes of color on the University of Missouri football team truly believe ‘Injustice Anywhere is a threat to Justice Everywhere'”
Students Confront Racism at Ivy League School
For the first time ever, a big fossil fuel project has been rejected.
No Syrian voices were represented at the Vienna peace talks, but geopolitical interests were front and center
“The likelihood that the introduction of a handful of dozen of U.S. soldiers making any meaningful difference in the course of events is just about nil”
Interview on Europe’s inherent democratic deficit and the urgent need to tackle it
Interview on the presidential primary “extravaganza”
Interview on the government’s response to the economic crisis and the role of radicalism in American history
Interview on the new outbreak of violence in the West Bank
Interview topics include Immigration policy, the Black Lives Matter movement, foreign policy, and Planned Parenthood.
Palestinian rights activists in the United States are being harassed, disciplined, fired, sued, censored or threatened for their advocacy around Palestine
Does the US foreign policy shift in relations toward Cuba indicate a change in regional goals, or does it signal new strategy to advance the same old objectives?
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations reached an agreement Monday on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
What we can learn from extreme weather events
Interview with the duo behind the new film, “This Changes Everything,” which re-imagines the vast challenge of climate change
Half a century after the debate over the Civil Rights Act, our country has made real progress – but we have not made enough progress
Interview on how the Pope is a powerful voice of the South
Interview on the overwhelming audiences for his campaign events, the exhausting pace of the campaign, and spontaneous generation of as many as 200,000 grassroots volunteers
The moral choice is to fight income inequality
Interview with Norman G. Finkelstein
Interview on the Islamic State, military action, human rights and refugees
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders recently convened a panel of economists in Washington to discuss the debt crisis in Greece and throughout the world
Alternate views on recent developments in the fight against austerity waged by Syriza and the Greek people
Edward Snowden talks about mass surveillance, the NSA and Thomas Drake, the agency whistleblower who preceded him.
Shoot us down. We keep coming. Lie on us. We keep coming. Subordinate us. We keep coming. That’s the fightback
Supporters of the Iran agreement are hurting their own efforts to uphold it and to avoid war by promoting the lie that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons
As scientists warn 2015 is on pace to become the Earth’s hottest year on record, President Obama has unveiled his long-awaited plan to slash carbon emissions from U.S. power plants
Senator Elizabeth Warren delivers a speech about the Republican vote to defund Planned Parenthood on the Senate floor on August 3, 2015.
Susan George looks back at her four decades of scholarship to explain what led her to write her different books, how it formed her vision of power and the best ways to challenge the Davos class in order to deliver a more just world
Interview on why there was no need for a nuclear deal.
The last time the United States and Cuba had diplomatic ties, President Dwight Eisenhower was in office
In a speech in Athens, Costas Lapavitsas says the Syriza plan was to achieve radical change within the Eurozone – and that’s impossible
The humiliating offer presented by Eurozone finance ministers to the Greek government is designed to bring down Syriza
Harald Schumann On The Trail – Talking to Yanis Varoufakis
A report from Athens as Greek Voters Seek Alternatives to Austerity
Interview on what the Greek people are willing to say yes to
Interview on Europe’s “savage response” to the pushback against austerity demands
A look at the prejudice currently in the Dominican Republic, the history of segregation in public spaces, and a special comment on the Charleston shooting.
According to a report, even the killing of the boys playing ball on the beach by Israeli military last year before the international press was deemed a legitimate act of war
Discussion on how Fox News reacts to the video that shows a policeman pointing a gun at children at a pool party in Texas
Newly revealed details of the draft show the TPP would give major pharmaceutical companies more power over public access to medicine and weaken public healthcare programs
The large tech companies like Google and Microsoft and Apple collaborated very aggressively with the NSA in turning over their users’ data without much protest