Yanis Varoufakis discusses his complicated role in his new book, And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe’s Crisis and America’s Economic Future, and on the LIVE stage alongside renowned academic and theorist Noam Chomsky.
In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party candidate Jill Stein diagnose the problems plaguing US politics, highlighting the dysfunction of a two-party system dominated by corporate interests.
Renowned Australian journalist and film-maker John Pilger is shooting his new film in the Pacific and Asia. He describes a ‘wall of propaganda’ and asks: does Australia care?
Filmed by Cathy Vogan at Sydney University on Tuesday March 22, 2016. Co-hosted by Sydney University Resistance Club, the Centre of Peace And Conflict Studies and Green Left Weekly.
An excerpt from an interview with distinguished campaigning journalist John Pilger, for the forthcoming Media Workers Against the War Conference ‘THE FIRST CASUALTY? War, Truth & the Media Today’, at the London School of Economics on November 17th, 2007.
The military–industrial complex, or military–industrial–congressional complex, comprises the policy and monetary relationships which exist between legislators, national armed forces, and the arms industry that supports them. These relationships include political contributions, political approval for military spending, lobbying to support bureaucracies, and oversight of the industry.
Paul Craig Roberts August 2014 interview. US Russia Nuclear War, Gold and Dollar, Failing Economy and Debt-Economist Dr. Paul Craig Roberts thinks the economy is running on borrowed time. Dr. Roberts says, “Whatever blows, it has to be something the government can’t rig. The only way it could stop means the government can no longer rig it. It is such a huge pile of cards that if they can’t keep it rigged, a lot is coming down in a hurry.” So, what’s going to be the trigger? Roberts thinks it will be when the world abandons the U.S. dollar. How long can the economy be propped up? Dr. Roberts says “It will continue as long as it is tolerated. When will it cease to be tolerated? I think it will be when there is a general flight from the dollar. . .