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Monopoly-Finance Capital and the Crisis
POSTSCRIPT TO "THE FINANCIALIZATION OF CAPITAL AND THE CRISIS"
John Bellamy Foster
MONOPOLY-FINANCE CAPITAL AND THE CRISIS
Interview of John Bellamy Foster for Norwegian Daily, Klassekampen
CAN THE FINANCIAL CRISIS BE REVERSED?
Interview of John Bellamy Foster for Página/12

Nasser Zarafshan
THE THIRD SIDE ALSO EXISTS:
Regarding the Likely American Attack on Iran

Nasser Zarafshan



POSTCARDS FROM IRAN
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02/12/08
A SKEPTIC IN MECCA:
A Review of Lost in the Crowd by Jalal Al-e Ahmad

Donné Raffat
Why did Al-e Ahmad, a skeptic -- indeed, a former member of Iran's Communist Tudeh Party -- go on a hajj?
NEOCONS, REPUBLICANS, AND WAR CRIMINALS RAVE ABOUT OBAMA'S "TEAM OF RIVALS"
Jeremy Scahill
E.g., "[J]ust about perfect. . . ." -- Senator Joe Lieberman
"[R]eassuring." -- Karl Rove
THE FINANCIAL CRISIS HITS THE IMMIGRATION DEBATE
David L. Wilson

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RISING IN BOLIVIA AND ECUADOR
James D. Cockcroft

ODE TO BLACK FRIDAY
Jon Flanders

LESSONS OF ZIMBABWE
Mahmood Mamdani

THE MUMBAI ATTACKS
Justin Podur

CIVIL SOCIETY AGAINST DEMOCRACY?
Penny Johnson

SOCIALISM'S NEW AMERICAN OPPORTUNITY
Rick Wolff

SEND YOUR MESSAGE TO ISRAEL: Let the Shministim Go!
Howard Zinn

THE ACHILLES' HEEL OF THE BOLIVARIAN REVOLUTION
George Ciccariello-Maher

BAILOUT COSTS $8.5 TRILLION:
Interview with Nomi Prins

Carlo Basilone

A BIG CARAVAN TO WASHINGTON?
The Auto Crisis: Management, Labor, and the Struggle for the Future

Dan La Botz

CHÁVEZ SUPPORTERS WIN 17 OUT OF 23 VENEZUELAN STATES, BUT LOSE 3 MOST POPULOUS
Gregory Wilpert

DAY WITHOUT A GAY
Call in Gay on Human Rights Day!

OBAMA: The American Dream
Suvrat Raju

ECONOMISTS' LETTER TO CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF A NEW ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE
Joseph E. Stiglitz, George Akerlof, Robert M. Solow, et al.

"PRICES ARE FALLING ACROSS THE BOARD AT EARLIER PHASES OF PRODUCTION"
Dean Baker

OIL PRICES AND VENEZUELA'S ECONOMY
Mark Weisbrot and Rebecca Ray

WHAT'S TO BE DONE ABOUT THE AUTO INDUSTRY?
Dan La Botz

SOUTH AMERICA: Recession Can Be Avoided
Mark Weisbrot

THE REAL GOAL OF ISRAEL'S BLOCKADE
Jonathan Cook

TRACING THE DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW
Kent Schull

INDIA: Fighting Fascism
Yoginder Sikand

CATS, DOGS, AND CREATIONISM: On Intelligent Design and the Left
Jean Bricmont

AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT-ELECT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA
Ardeshir Ommani

ELECTION OF BARACK OBAMA:
The People's Victory? Or the Elite's?

Dan La Botz

"SPECIAL" NEW YORK TIMES BLANKETS CITIES WITH MESSAGE OF HOPE AND CHANGE
Thousands of Volunteers behind Elaborate Operation

OBAMA'S ECONOMIC ADVISORS
Patrick Bond

MYTH OF THE BLACK-GAY DIVIDE
Sherry Wolf

ENEMY ALIEN: The Fight to Free Palestinian Activist Farouk Abdel-Muhti
Dir. Konrad Aderer

YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND TOMORROW
Aitzaz Ahsan

PALOMA CAUSES DEVASTATION BUT . . . It Is Fortunate That We Have a Revolution
María Julia Mayoral

OBAMA PICKS BILL AYERS AS SECRETARY OF DEFENSE!
Susie Day

MARX AND THE CREDIT CRUNCH
István Mészáros

ISRAEL'S MAN OF THE YEAR ELUDED JUSTICE
Mahmoud El-Yousseph

SOMALIA, THE THIRD FRONT REVISITED
Matthew Blood

AFGHAN RESISTANCE IS 'TERRORIST' UNDER CANADIAN LAW, KHAWAJA TRIAL JUDGE RULES
Richard Fidler

OBAMA'S VICTORY:
A Sociological Prayer

Michael Dawson

"LET US SHED TEARS OF GRATITUDE FOR THIS MOMENT OF GRACE. IT WILL BE BRIEF."
Mike Ferner

THE END OF THE LIBERTARIAN BUBBLE
Jay Rothermel

ICELANDERS ARE NOT TERRORISTS

MAKING ENVIRONMENTALISM IN POSTSOCIALIST HUNGARY
Katrina Schwartz

NATIONALISM, GENDER, AND POLITICS IN EGYPT
Hale Yilmaz

DEMONSTRATIONS IN THE STREETS OF DAMASCUS
Almotaz Bellah Hassan

IS THE FINANCIAL CRISIS THE ACHILLES HEEL OF CAPITALIST GLOBALIZATION?
Interview with Samir Amin

SEIZED! The 2008 Land Grab for Food and Financial Security
GRAIN

EUROPEAN PARANOIA ABOUT NON-EUROPEAN SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS
Kavaljit Singh

NAWAL EL SAADAWI -- IN DIALOGUE
Sara Wajid

THE POLITICS OF MALARIA ERADICATION IN THE HOLY LAND
Nancy Gallagher

NEW AFRICAN RESISTANCE TO GLOBAL FINANCE
Patrick Bond

PUERTO RICO'S TEACHERS SHOW THE WAY: SEIU Learns the Meaning of "No"
Steve Early


ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS OF MARX'S GRUNDRISSE
Marcello Musto

BAILOUT -- AN END RUN AROUND BANKRUPTCY
Gregg Shotwell

REALITY CHECK:
Obama Received about the Same Percentage from Small Donors in 2008 as Bush in 2004

Michael J. Malbin

THAILAND: Anti-government PAD Thugs Want Dictatorship to Replace Democracy
Giles Ji Ungpakorn

CALDERON'S NIGHTMARE -- RENEGOTIATING NAFTA
Richard D. Vogel

COLOMBIA IN ECONOMIC CRISIS:
Interview with Forrest Hylton

Zaa Nkweta

US CITIZEN DIPLOMATS ARRIVE IN IRAN, INVITED BY AHMADINEJAD
Linda Milazzo

OPPOSITION ALSO WINS TACHIRA AND CARABOBO STATES IN REGIONAL ELECTIONS
Tamara Pearson and Gregory Wilpert

FERMENT AND FETTERS IN THE STUDY OF KURDISH NATIONALISM
Amir Hassanpour

GUANTÁNAMO JUSTICE AFTER SEVEN YEARS
Marjorie Cohn, Jurist

ICELANDERS PROTEST, CLASH WITH POLICE

INTERVIEW WITH JERRY TUCKER, FORMER UAW OFFICIAL, ON THE US AUTO INDUSTRY IN CRISIS
Aimee Allison

COMMENT ON PLO FULL-PAGE ADVERT IN THE ISRAELI DAILY PRESS ON 20/11/2008
Akiva Orr

CELEBRATE PEOPLE'S HISTORY AND BUILD POPULAR POWER ON JANUARY 20, 2009
An Open Letter to Those Seeking to Build a World from Below, in Which Many Worlds Are Possible

THE END OF THE UAW?
Interview with Dan La Botz

Doug Henwood

BUCCANEERS IN SOMALI WATERS -- BUT THEY'RE NOT SOMALIS
Glen Ford

THE MEETING WITH HU JINTAO
Fidel Castro Ruz

THE UNAPOLOGETIC CASE FOR GAY MARRIAGE
Sherry Wolf

WHO WILL STOP THE SETTLERS?
Jonathan Cook

"TODAY WE HAVE COME OUT": Mass Uprising of Tribal People in West Bengal
Partho Sarathi Ray

"THE AMERICANS HAVE FAILED": An Interview with Nawaf al-Moussawi
Karin Leukefeld

VENEZUELA'S TRANSITION TO SOCIALISM
Herbert Jauch

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: Part 1, "It's Amazing"; Part 2, "Oh, My God!"; Part 3, "What It Is All About"
CoolGaydar

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ARAB MIDDLE CLASS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: Between Modernization, Nationalism, and Revolution
Eyal Zisser

NEOLIBERALISM AND HINDUTVA: Fascism, Free Markets and the Restructuring of Indian Capitalism
Shankar Gopalakrishnan

SAVING 7 BILLION ENVIRONMENTS
Stan Cox

VENEZUELA: Crucial Test for Bolivarian Revolution
AméricaXXI

I HOPE
Eduardo Galeano

DIKMEN VALLEY: A Story of Resistance from Turkey
Leyla Almufti Karadag and Eren Buglalilar

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES:
Dangerous Times for the Internal Public Debt

Éric Toussaint

DESPERATE NEED FOR SERIOUS CHANGE IN TRANSATLANTIC FOREIGN POLICY
Ali Fathollah-Nejad

POLICIES TO "AVOID" ECONOMIC CRISES
Rick Wolff

TRAVESTY OF TOLERANCE ON DISPLAY: Museum Lays Waste to Ancient Muslim Cemetery
Jonathan Cook

THE UNFOLDING CRISIS AND THE RELEVANCE OF MARX
István Mészáros

HUMANITY'S HIGHEST NEED?
The Politics of Art and Culture in Syria

Jonathan Shannon

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER:
Modern Turkey Remembers Its Past

Leyla Neyzi

ON RACISM AND COEXISTENCE IN ACRE
Reem Hazzan

CAPITALISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE
John Bellamy Foster

"NEXT YEAR WE'LL GO BACK. . .": The History of Turkish "Guest Workers" in the Federal Republic of Germany
Nina Berman

EXECUTION OF 47 IN KAFR QASSEM COMMEMORATED
Jonathan Cook

MULTIPLICITY AT THE HEART OF ASIA: "Chinese Turkestan" in Broad Historical Perspective
Morgan Liu

CAPITAL. VOLUME ONE
Panayiotis T. Manolakos

SOLIDARITY FOREVER?
Gerald Horne

ASIA AND THE MELTDOWN OF AMERICAN FINANCE
R. Taggart Murphy

MISREPRESENTING THE FINANCIAL CRISIS:
It Is Not Lack of Liquidity; It Is Insolvency and Lack of Trust

Ismael Hossein-zadeh

CAPITALISM CRASHES, POLITICS CHANGES
Rick Wolff

TO OUR ARAB AND MUSLIM FRIENDS, WE SAY: WE STAND WITH YOU
Rebecca, Sydney, Cecilie, Yaman, and Penny, Jewish Voice for Peace


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