Greed and the pain in Spain

The European Union's response to the economic chaos gripping the continent seems a combination of profound delusion, and what British a reporter called "sado-monetarism" -- endless cutbacks, savage austerity, and widespread layoffs.


Traveling the road away from war

A fascinating drama took place in the U.S. House of Representatives last week, as the Republican leadership refused to allow a vote on an amendment to the 2013 Defense Authorization Act.


Economic depressions increase the threat to democracy

There is a rising threat to democracy,  a direct result of the economic crisis and how the powers that be deal with it. We must change the failed austerity politics of our country to a politics of economic growth, beginning with massive job creation.


No cheering for fiscal treaty in the streets of Europe

Cutbacks and layoffs have touched off huge street protests, general strikes, and the collapse of governments. 


Free online movie, Debtocracy, tells story of Greek debt crisis

Debtocracy, a free online movie distributed under Creative Commons license, exposes roots of Greece and Europe's debt crisis and offers an alternative to austerity policies.

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