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text Back to the Barbarism: Ukraine Continues Harassing its Hungarian Community by Martin Hansen
The problem of inter-ethnic conflicts has arisen soon after Ukraine got its independence. In addition to the Ukrainians, there are many other peoples in that country, for instance, Hungarians, Poles, Romanians, and Russians....
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:05AM
text The Shortwave Report 04/21/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:53PM
text Global Economic Risks Ahead Warns International Monetary Fund by Greg Williams
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual report on global economic stability, warning that the financial system could face serious risks in the year ahead....
Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:46AM
text IMF Warns of "Protectionism" and Risky Investing by Greg Williams
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual report on the state of the global economy, predicting that global growth will continue steadily but slowly....
Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:36AM
text San Diego warships leading charge against North Korea by Michael Steinberg
US Navy warships based in San Diego are moving towards North Korean waters as tensions rise across the region...
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:26PM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Mediates Last Ditch Debt Negotiations by Greg Williams
Within weeks, Puerto Rico will likely enter bankruptcy proceedings tailored by Congress specifically for the US territory....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:23AM
text Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy by Franz Segbers
The state should represent the public interest and yet private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trump's proposed 2018 budget is a sledgehammer with cuts to Meals-on-Wheels, school lunches, WIC food assistance, National Institute for Health, EPA, PBS, Legal Services Corp and more. Majority rule must be balanced by minority protection for the state to be legitimate (Lani Guinier). The state should not be an errand boy for the banks (Bill Moyers). Indifference is love's enemy....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:54AM
text The Shortwave Report 04/14/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 5:01PM
text New Front in 16 Year War on Afghanistan by Curt
One had to search the NY Times for today's lead story (World News section, subcategory Asia Pacific), U.S. Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on Afghanistan; White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced the action in his daily briefing: "The U.S. has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan."...
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:21PM
text Imprint of Hope Are Making Iraq Great and Beautiful by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
In addition to decorating the city’s walls, Imprint of Hope also paints orphanages, nurseries and public buildings, including a children’s cancer hospital....
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:45AM
text Gramsci on US President Trump: "Delicate and Dangerous" by marx 21 editors
The rulers integrate the ruled in their "hegemony," Our party's task consists in conquering power for the working class. The phase we are going through is a transition phase in the struggle for power, a phase of agitation, propaganda, and organization. I believe life means taking sides. Indifference is apathy, parasitism, cowardice and is the opposite of life....
Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:24AM
text The Shortwave Report 04/07/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 4:01PM
text Puerto Rico and Bondholders Agree on Electric Company Debt Deal by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico’s electric utility company (PREPA) and bondholders reached an agreement to restructure $8.9 billion in debt, according to an announcement from the island's government....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 1:57PM
text Representative Doggett and Senator Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Close Tax Havens by Greg Williams
Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and ‎Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)‎ introduced versions of the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act in the House and Senate....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 7:03AM
text President Xi to meet with T-rump in Florida marsh? by DLi
On Friday, Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to meet with U.S. White House Occupier at his Mar-a-Lago "Resort." While China is the world's 2nd largest economy and props up the financial deadbeat of a faltering US economy, the White House actually gave a warmer welcome to Egyptian dictator el Sisi(a military coup leader whose forces killed more than 1,000 civilian demonstrators in 2013). How's that for a US diplomatic snub to the leader of a nation that holds more than $1 Trillion wort...
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 5:13AM
text Private Enterprise Committed to Social Interests by Joachim Beerhorst
Social needs like energy- and water supply, the waste industry, education, senior pensions and health care can be solved better publically than privately. While economic democracy is not a mass theme, people are activated when they feel they are gaining influence on their own affairs through expanded joint determination - in the existential questions of work and the economy....
Posted: Wed Apr 5, 2017 4:32AM
text Rethinking Working Hours by Sophie Jaenicke
Working hours were and are a contested terrain. Power questions are involved: Who decides over time? Who determines when and how long someone works? Who decides over part-time or full-time, how work and private life are arranged or whether the dream of world travel becomes reality?...
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 4:19AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds Economic Growth Meeting by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Financial Oversight and Management Board meets in San Juan to discuss economic growth proposals for the island....
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:06AM
text The Shortwave Report 03/31/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:39PM
text Europe turn left by europeturnleft.eu
This new website represents an urgently necessary alternative to neoliberalism and austerity. Countermeasures to the neoliberal rollback are vital in Europe and the US to avert corporate feudalism and the hollowing out of democracy and language....
Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:42AM