Labour and UK Independence Party debate in Manchester By Julie Hyland and Paul Mitchell

22 April 2014 — WSWS

In their joint campaign in the European Elections, the Socialist Equality Party (UK) and Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (PSG) in Germany have stressed that neither the “pro”- nor “anti”-European Union stance of the various big-business parties represents a way forward for working people.

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Category: Capitalism, UK

French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine” By Clara Weiss

22 April 2014 — WSWS

Earlier this year, the 2008 French television documentary “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine,” by Romain Icard, was released on DVD with German subtitles by Absolut Medien. The documentary describes the journey of the French Catholic priest Patrick Desbois through Ukraine in his search for the mass graves of some 1.5 million murdered Jews.

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Category: Ukraine

Video: Obama channeling Cheney? By Michael Hudson

17 April 2014 — Michael HudsonThe Real News Network

I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. And welcome to this edition of The Hudson Report.

Now joining us is Michael Hudson. He is a distinguished research professor of economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His two newest books are The Bubble and Beyond and Finance Capitalism and Its Discontents.

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Category: InI Videos, Ukraine

Daniel Patrick Welch: ‘Kiev wants to spark war between NATO and Russia’

16 April 2014 — RT

RT: Russia has called Kiev’s action irresponsible and warned that it could trigger a full-blown civil war. How far do you see the situation going?

Daniel Patrick Welch: I think it depends completely upon whether Turchinov wants to push this to the end. The dangerous thing is that the point of it is that he wants to bait the Russians into intervening and spark of war between NATO and Russia because that’s the only reason Turchinov can hold power and not to scurry back to Italy. Continue reading this...

Category: NATO, Russia, Ukraine

China and the Crisis of Crisis Theory By Heiko Khoo

14 April 2014 — SolidarityEconomy.net via  China.org.cn

The recent BBC documentary called “How China Fooled the World” presented by Robert Preston claims that China’s economy is about to collapse. The program starts well: correctly showing that China’s state-owned enterprises dominate the economy and shape its development. However, it fails to adequately consider the advantages of this system of public ownership.

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Category: Capitalism, China