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What Everyone Should Know about the “Debt Crisis”

      Published on Thursday, August 4, 2011 by Folha de Sao Paulo (Brazil) What Everyone Should Know About the “Debt Crisis” in the U.S.   by Mark Weisbrot Since the U.S. “Debt Crisis” has been a big international story for the last few weeks, it is worth clarifying what is real and what … Continue reading

Editorial : THE KILLING FIELDS OF KARACHI

THE KILLING FIELDS OF KARACHI On 30 July 2011, all the political parties in Karachi organized a “Peace Walk” in the posh area of Clifton to register their determination to bring peace to Karachi which is in the grip of an extraordinary spate of killing, looting and arson for the past month. This provided a … Continue reading

THE POLITICAL MANIPULATION OF ISLAM

  The Powers of Manipulation: Islam as a Geopolitical Tool to Control the Middle East   by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya                   As Washington and its cohorts march towards the Eurasian Heartland, they have tried to manipulate Islam as a geo-political tool. They have created political and social … Continue reading

THE SOCIALIST ALTERNATIVE

The Becoming of Socialism by John Gregson Michael A. Lebowitz. The Socialist Alternative: Real Human Development. Monthly Review Press, New York, 2010.   Michael Lebowitz’s important book portrays a vision of the socialist alternative to capitalism through a synthesis of some of Marx’s most important philosophical arguments concerning human development, revolutionary practice and radical democracy. … Continue reading

FOOD SOVEREIGNTY

  Food Sovereignty: A Peoples’ based Solution to Hunger and Poverty   by Friends of the Earth       Friends of the Earth International conference on hunger and agribusiness in Africa DURBAN [SOUTH-AFRICA], July 15, 2011 – Friends of the Earth International is hosting a two-day conference on the threats of agribusiness in Africa, … Continue reading

HOW THE EMPIRE WILL PREVAIL :

  How the Empire will Prevail: Will Washington Foment War Between China and India?   by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts What is Washington’s solution for the rising power of China? The answer might be to involve China in a nuclear war with India. The staging of the fake death of bin Laden in a commando … Continue reading

INDIA : SAYING NO TO IRANIAN OIL

  India: Saying No to Iranian Oil to Please America by Prakash Karat   “[A]n assessment of whether India is fully and actively participating in United States and international efforts to dissuade, isolate, and, if necessary, sanction and contain Iran for its efforts to acquire weapons of mass destruction, including a nuclear weapons capability (including … Continue reading

NSF CALLING [Introductory Pamphlet — 10/4/67 ]

NSF – Calling Students are not indulging in flattery when they claim to be the pulse of the nation. It is a fact borne out by historical experience. When certain sections of people whose opinion enjoys the weight of authority, refuses to recognize this fact, there is no greater tragedy than that. What is the … Continue reading

MICHAL KALECKI AND THE ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT

  Michal Kalecki and the Economics of Development by Jayati Ghosh In the long and impressive catalogue of Michal Kalecki’s contributions to economics, the proportion of writings devoted to what is now called “development economics” is relatively small. And most of his work in this area is concise to the point of being terse, in … Continue reading