Noam Chomsky: Driving Forces in US Policy


John Avlon: Hatriot Politics Created the Las Vegas Killers

Jerad and Amanda Miller, the Wingnuts whose killing spree left two policemen, a civilian, and themselves dead, were inspired by fright-wing radio hosts and militia movement groups

Dave Zirin: Protesters Clash with Police in Brazil

Brazilian police and hundreds of protesters have come clashing with each other just hours before the World Cup.

Noam Chomsky: How I Became A Political Person

How did a linguistics professor become an outspoken political critic and one of the most iconic public intellectuals in the world?

Jihan Hafiz: Brazilian Military Deployed, Civil Unrest Intensifies

The Brazilian government deploys more than 200,000 troops after workers across sectors continue to strike

Kshama Sawant: Speech by Kshama Sawant on $15 victory

This is the text of a speech by Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant about the City Council enacting a $15 minimum wage

Dean Baker: Is the U.S. Headed toward Another Recession?

Economists Dean Baker from CEPR and Robert Pollin from PERI say that the U.S. economy remains weak 5 years after the recession despite recent job growth, due to low wages and weakened unions Robert Pollin is Professor of Economics and founding Codirector of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Read more…

Norman Finkelstein: Norman Finkelstein and Mouin Rabbani speak at Oxford University

A talk on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and touched upon some of the proposed solutions that will be in their upcoming book

Abby Martin: Two top NSA veterans Expose Shocking History of Illegal Spying

Two top NSA witnesses to the agency’s transformation into an unconstitutional surveillance apparatus following the events of 9/11 and the FBI’s determination to crack down on their dissent

Aviva Chomsky: “How Immigration Became Illegal

Interview on the U.S. exploitation of migrant workers

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