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Venezuela to Propose Reduced Oil Production at OPEC Meeting

James Suggett on how Venezuela is reacting to the world financial crisis.... [read more]

Paul Volcker’s Long Shadow

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called Paul Volcker “the most effective chairman in the history of the Federal Reserve.... [read more]

Exposing the Libyan Agenda: A Closer Look at Hillary’s Emails

Before 2011, Libya had achieved economic independence, with its own water, its own food, its own oil, its own money, and its own state-owned ban... [read more]

Cross Your Fingers and Carry On

George Monbiot asks: Why does the UK government refuse to make contingency plans for peak oil? ... [read more]

The plausible normalisation of U.S.-Iran Diplomatic Relations: Who are the losers and winners?

The gains to all sides from a nuclear resolution and the strategically inevitable normalisation of relations between the U.S. and Iran will far outweigh the collective perceived losses... [read more]

Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address: “That’s Not Who we Are”

Borrowing from Hollywood-themed awards ceremonies, political theatre was taken to new lows with Obama’s sixth State of the Union speech to the US Congress on January 20th... [read more]

The ‘MENA’ region and the International Monetary Fund

Daniel Robicheau describes the lead up to the war in Syria and the involvement of the IMF... [read more]

Book Review: "Israel and the Clash of Civilisations"

Gavin O'Toole reviews Jonathan Cook's insightful book about the thinking behind US Middle East policy.... [read more]

Venezuelan Government Hopes for New Era of Peace and Respect with Obama

James Suggett on the Venezuelan government's positive response to the election of Barack Obama to the US presidency.... [read more]

Venezuela and South American Allies Advance Integration

James Suggett examines the latest steps of an ambitious initiative to bring about the economic integration of a number of South American countries.... [read more]

Veiled Sentiments: Does The Burka Stand Up In Court?

A courtroom ban on burkas is not racist - just practical.... [read more]