Tag Archives: West

The World Tomorrow : Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali

Julian Assange Journeyman Pictures Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali are two giants of the intellectual left. They join Julian to discuss protest movements, democracy, and how the West completely failed to anticipate the Arab Spring.

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Russia’s “Jurassic Capitalism”: A Caricature of the West?

Real News Aleksandr Buzgalin: A strata of bureaucrats and oligarchs rule a caricature of Western capitalism, amassing fabulous wealth.

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‘West experiences growing class inequality’

Press TV A political analyst says Western economies – particularly the US and UK – redirect their wealth towards a small group of people, perpetuating inequality between classes. Press TV has conducted an interview with Ian Williams with Foreign Policy … Continue reading

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Palmer says green groups funded by CIA

Malcolm Farr The West Mining magnate Clive Palmer has accused the United States government of funding environmental group Greenpeace via the CIA to undermine Australia’s coal mining sector. Mr Palmer made the extraordinary claim over Greenpeace’s plan to use the … Continue reading

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Media, messages, and Turkish soap operas

Richard Brenneman eats shoots ‘n leaves Beyond the inevitable culture wars over blatant displays of sexuality, near nudity, and drug [alcohol] use — the very same things that outrage Christian fundamentalists in the U.S. — there’s an even deeper context, … Continue reading

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Constant Conflict

Source: Ralph Peters We have entered an age of constant conflict. Information is at once our core commodity and the most destabilizing factor of our time. Until now, history has been a quest to acquire information; today, the challenge lies … Continue reading

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Language Imperialism – Dr. Thorsten Pattberg on GRTV

James Corbett Global Research As China, Russia, and the other so-called BRICS nations rise in economic and geopolitical power, interest in these countries’ language and culture is increasing in the West. Dr. Thorsten Pattberg of Peking University examines the ways … Continue reading

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MIT research: The high price of losing manufacturing jobs

Kimberly Allen EurekAlert Study: Overseas manufacturing competition hits U.S. regions hard, leaving workers unemployed for years and local economies struggling. The loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs is a topic that can provoke heated arguments about globalization. But what do the … Continue reading

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The Rageh Omaar Report – The Right to Roam

Rageh Omaar Report Al Jazeera Unwanted, marginalised, defiant – the Roma people have become the target of governments across Europe. In France and Italy they have been thrown out in their thousands – accused of illegally overstaying their welcome and … Continue reading

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Is Porn Affecting Your Relationship?

Stephen Armstrong Yahoo Lifestyle You want to know what I have in common with Osama bin Laden? If the US military busted open my computer, they’d find porn on the hard drive, just like bin Laden. And if the leader … Continue reading

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