One month without U.S. military deaths does little to undo the damage of thousands of Iraqu lives lost in this “dumb” war.
The man who called NAFTA “devastating” and “a big mistake” on the campaign trail is promoting free-trade agreements.
For several days now, protesters have assembled outside the White House to express their opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline will carry toxic, corrosive bitumen from the tar sands and will stretch over 1,700 miles from Canada to Texas. There, it will be refined, primarily for export.
Increasing taxes on America’s rich and corporations would end our debt and deficit problems, says IPS analyst
Expert available: Sam Pizzigati, an authority on efforts to levy significant taxes on America’s most wealthy and powerful.
“Why do these uncompromising Republicans want to impose life-threatening austerity on 98% of us?” asks Dolan
Does Washington possess a consistent set of foreign policy principles? Barack Obama has adopted the Kennedy practice to guard himself from political defeat by trying to look tough in the pursuit of war.
Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation’s largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.
The director of our New Internationalism project commented on President Obama’s Middle East speech urging for a peace process based on the 1967 borders and land swaps.
The Real News Network interview: Obama presents neo-liberal reforms for Egypt and support for Israel as a Jewish State
President Obama has the chance to completely retool U.S. policy in the Middle East in the context of the Arab Spring – but it doesn’t look likely that he will.
The Obama administration should begin implementing the Obama Law by appointing a special envoy to the Great Lakes Region.
Phyllis Bennis: Message sent to Arab world was unilateral power, not justice.
As state legislatures take immigration policy in their own hands, Congress seems determined to avoid the subject at all costs.
New Internationalism Director Phyllis Bennis gives her analysis of the demise of Osama Bin Laden, the need for a stronger International Criminal Court, and the reaction across the Arab Street.
Despite the passion of the White House throngs, Osama bin Laden’s death is no “mission accomplished.”