Britain: Eyes beyond the mainstream media (Part2)

25 April, 2010 — PressTVGlobalNews

A new look at the Britain beyond the main stream media cliché, whats going on in the Isle? What do British citizens think about their land’s internal affairs? Is Britain in a position she is claiming?

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On the edge with Max Keiser: Wall Street Fraud

24 April, 2010 — PressTVGlobalNews

No Indian miracle By Jayati Ghosh

24 April, 2010 — The Real News Network

Jayati Ghosh: 110 million living well, hundreds of millions in abject poverty who make growth possible

Dr. Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics and currently also Chairperson at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Educated at Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the University of Cambridge, England, her research interests include globalization, international trade and finance, employment patterns in developing countries, macroeconomic policy, and issues related to gender and development.

Among other books, she has co-authored (with Prof. C.P. Chandrasekhar) Crisis as a Conquest: Learning from East Asia, The Market that Failed: A Decade of Neoliberal Economic Reforms in India and Work and Well-being in the Age of Finance. In addition to numerous academic articles, she is a regular columnist for Frontline magazine and Businessline financial daily, as well as a weekly columnist for several newspapers.

She is one of the founders of the Economic Research Foundation in New Delhi and is on the board of various other social research organizations. Since 2002 she has been the Executive Secretary of International Development Economics Associates (IDEAS), an international network of heterodox development economists She was the Chairperson of the Commission on Farmers Welfare in 2004 constituted by Andhra Pradesh Government. She continues to be closely involved in working with progressive organizations and social movements.


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Washington’s Invented Honduran Democracy

24 April, 2010 — Council on Hemispheric Affairs by COHA Staff Revised and amended version of COHA communiqué of April 22, 2010

President of Newspaper Guild Joins COHA in Expressing Their Extreme Concern Over the Ongoing Massacre of Honduran Journalists

Washington’s Faux Honduran Democracy has deceived very few in the Hemisphere, with News Journalists Paying the Heavy Price

  • U.S. Newspaper Guild president blasts killing of seven Honduran journalists (COHA’s first and longtime chairman, the late Charles Perlik, Jr., also served as the president of the Newspaper Guild)
  • With the wave of killings now besieging the Central American country, the White House needs to show that it’s willing to support democracy in Honduras
  • It’s disappointing that the Obama administration’s position on Honduran policy has helped to create an environment for the sixth murder of a Honduran journalist in recent days, making the tiny Central American country the world’s murder capital when it comes to gunning down media professionals.

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Visioning Otherwise: Imagining a World Without Capitalism

18 April, 2010 — Left Streamed

This presentation and discussion address some of the lessons and limitations of historic and contemporary (Canadian and international) visions of a world without capitalism. The panel reflects on different perspectives and the diversity of our vision of a ‘new politics’ – from Canadian working class history to indigenous feminism.

Moderated by Abbie Bakan.

Part 1:

  • Ian MacKay: Canadian cultural historian at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
    Ian’s research interests lie in Canadian cultural history, Canadian left history, and
    in the economic and social history of the Atlantic Region of Canada. Ian is the author
    of Rebels, Reds, Radicals: Rethinking Canada’s Left History, which introduces a new multi-volume history of the Canadian left. The first volume of this series is recently released, Reasoning Otherwise: Leftists and the People’s Enlightenment in Canada, 1890-1920.

Part 2:

  • Rafeef Ziadah: third generation Palestinian refugee to Lebanon, and an accomplished spoken word artist. Rafeef is a founding
    member of the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid, and sits on the steering
    committee of the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott Initiative (PACBI). Rafeef is also a doctoral candidate at York University’s Political Science department, where she is completing a
    study of Palestine and multiculturalism in Canada.

This was recorded at the 3rd Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly in Toronto.