Their operation was in jeopardy, their ‘business model’ at risk. Their reaction was typical for the brazen barons of finance, writes Michael Brenner.
Month: January 2021
Treaty Offers Way to Push for US Anti-Nuclear Leadership
Washington could be a leader in the “peace race” advocated by Martin Luther King, says Ann Wright. But only if a loud message is sent to U.S.leaders.
Study: Earth Warmer Than Any Time in Last 12,000 Years
The findings were released amid mixed moves by the Biden administration on climate policy.
Ending US-South Korea Military Exercises Key to Diplomacy
Ann Wright reports that Blinken, rather than acknowledging the danger of these exercises, has criticized their suspension as an appeasement of Pyongyang.
COVID-19: Outrage is Not Enough
Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky call for an investigation of the failure of the governments of Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, Narendra Modi and others to break the chain of the infection.
Twitter’s Latin America Coordinator Exposed as Right-Wing Operative
Ben Norton reports on a wave of social-media censorship in Mexico that has targeted left-wing users.
Biden Freezes US Arms Sales to Saudis; Reviews UAE Sales
“This is an important first step in ending our material support for war globally, and the genocide in Yemen in particular,” said Rep. Ilhan Omar.
Biden Asks Congress to End $40 Billion in Taxpayer Subsidies for Fossil Fuels
“Biden campaigned on eliminating fossil fuel giveaways, and voters agree by a huge margin,” said one climate activist.
A Black Traveler Carrying a ‘White’ Passport
Vik Sohonie reflects on citizenship apartheid and the case of the American “digital nomad” deported from Bali.
Suspicion of Chinese-Born Researchers Threatens US Innovation
Caroline Wagner responds to the arrest of MIT engineering professor Gang Chen earlier this month.