Columnists
Amy Goodman | The history of the U.S. national debt is inexorably tied to its many wars. The resolution this week of the so-called debt ceiling crisis is no different.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Feeling the gun at their temples, the Democrats joined the Republicans in the quest for deeper spending cuts -- which will only make the disastrous U.S. unemployment situation worse.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | As the host of the Toronto G20 summit, Canada sabotaged the French/U.K. proposal to introduce a bank tax, and refused discussion of a Financial Transactions Tax. This set the stage for the Seoul flop.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | When faced with a choice between acting on its own behalf, or helping out the world financial system, the U.S. looks to itself. Yet it is surprised when China does this too.
Blog
Robert Chernomas | A crisis brought to you from the people who ask you to vote for tax cuts (mostly for the rich and corporations) deregulation and privatization.