The Global Economic Crisis: Bad and Worsening - by Stephen LendmanIn a new article, economics professor Richard Wolff explains the current crisis in Marxian terms. It "emerged from the workings of the capitalist class structure. Capitalism's history displays repeated boom-bust cycles punctuated by bubbles. They range unpredictably from local, shallow and short to global, deep... Continue Reading →
Obama’s War Cabinet
Obama's War Cabinet - by Stephen LendmanDecember 1 brought more disappointment but no surprises. Obama's national security appointees (like all his earlier ones) aren't "change to believe in" or what people expected for their votes. They're recycled establishment figures. Their agenda is business as usual, and they'll continue the same failed Bush administration policies at... Continue Reading →
Obama’s Economic Dream Team?
Obama's Economic "Dream Team"? - by Stephen LendmanDream on if you believe it, and something must be up if Karl Rove says it. In a November 28 Wall Street Journal op-ed, he called it "a first-rate economic team" while at the same time objecting to possible (not yet announced) stimulus package elements not entirely to... Continue Reading →
Criminal Injustice Against the Holy Land Foundation Charity
Criminal Injustice Against the Holy Land Foundation Charity - by Stephen LendmanThe Texas-based Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF) was the largest American Muslim charity until the Bush administration falsely declared it an enemy of the state and shut it down.On December 4, 2001, the Treasury Department declared HLF a terrorist group, froze... Continue Reading →