View all posts filed under December, 201212.20.2012 :: United States
Introduction: The opening long decade of the 21st century (2000-2012) has been a period of repeated and profound economic and social crises, of serial and prolonged wars and declining living standards for the vast majority of Americans. How have people responded to this crisis?
12.13.2012 :: United States
Introduction: The leaders of both major parties, Congress, the White House, the editorial writers, journalists of all the principle newspapers and most academic economists claim that Social Security and Medicare need to be reformed in order to reduce the unsustainable fiscal deficit and avoid the bankruptcy of these social programs.
Legal Imperialism and International Law: Legal Foundations for War Crimes, Debt Collection and Colonization12.03.2012 :: Analysis
Introduction: By now we are familiar with imperial states using their military power to attack, destroy and occupy independent countries. Boatloads of important studies have documented how imperial countries have seized and pillaged the resources of mineral-rich and agriculturally productive countries, in consort with multi-national corporations.