Universal Basic Income: A Solution to Inequality, Economic Instability, and Climate Change

Universal Basic Income: A Solution to Inequality, Economic Instability, and Climate Change This interview with  James K. Boyce produced by The Real News Network deals with the the concept of the Universal Basic Income and addresses the arguements that are usually made against it. Boyce is a Professor at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the Director […]

“U.S. media really love the pseudo-patriotism, militarism & use of technology” – Norman Solomon

Corporate Media War & Militarism
“U.S. media really love the pseudo-patriotism, militarism & use of technology” – Norman Solomon Shortly after President Trump ordered 59 cruise missile strikes on the Syrian air base, U.S. media outlets fell all over themselves with praise for Trump’s action. Some called him presidential. According to an analysis by Fairness and Accuracy, in reporting five […]

Raytheon Stocks Surge After Chemical Attack, Personally Benefiting Trump

Raytheon
The stocks of the military contractor Raytheon surged following the missile attack, which used 59 of the company’s Tomahawk missiles, estimated to cost $1.4 million apiece. As stocks surged, Raytheon added about $1 billion to its market value Friday morning. According to financial disclosure filings, President Trump personally invests in Raytheon, meaning he profited directly from the attack.

Editorial Pick: Discussion on the Chemical attack, Geopolitics & History of Syria and the Region

Chemical Attack
This video produced by Democracy Now! and moderated by Amy Good is discussion between Yazan al-Saadi, a Syrian-Canadian writer, Medea Benjamin, cofounder of CodePink, Alia Malek, journalist and former human rights lawyer, and Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies about the recent US attack in Syria, the policies of the Trump administration in the Middle East as well as the geopolitical and historical role that the US has played in the region.