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Tuesday 15 November 2011
by  CP

Behind the Euro Crisis: Germany Gambles on the Old Dream of European Hegemony

German industrial and financial power is the key to understanding the complex and often confusing international manoeuvres around the Crisis of the Euro. Germany is Europe’s industrial powerhouse, the only country that has survived the Great Recession with a healthy economic, low unemployment, (...)

Tuesday 15 November 2011
by  CP

N° 28. November 2011

"Only the beginning of the revolution", Nawal El Saadawi
Humanitarian War in Libya : There is no evidence ! Directed by Julien Teil
« ‘We Live as in War’: Crackdown on Protesters in the Governorate of Homs », Human Rights Watch
Crisis for Billionaires. Where to Stash the Loot?, Israel Shamir (...)

Tuesday 15 November 2011
by  CP

English Political Websites

I’m writing this article for Anglophone French speakers who would like to know about current political events from what I consider ‘progressive’ political websites.
Though I belong to some list serves, (that is I receive in my email mailbox an article from a specific organization), in general I (...)

Tuesday 15 November 2011
by  CP

How The Oligarchy Gets Politicized

The performance of the US economy from the mid-1970s to the present was no match for its relatively robust performance during what economists call the Golden Age – 1949 to 1973. This was in fact the longest period of sustained growth in US history, when most (white) working people had achieved (...)

Tuesday 15 November 2011
by  CP

Jobs Not Cuts! Day of Action–Thursday November 17

http://standupchicago.org/
Join Us for this DAY OF ACTION to Stop Budget Cuts and End Corporate Welfare! We’ll be meeting at Thompson Center Plaza (Randolph & Clark), where we’ll rally before setting off on a march to call for Jobs Not Cuts!
Together we’ll deliver a strong message: We need (...)