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The Economic War Against Cuba: A Historical and Legal Perspective on the U.S. Blockade
Salim Lamrani explains the U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba: their origins, their provisions, how they contravene international law, and how they affect the lives of Cubans.
It's Time to Call Economic Sanctions What They Are: War Crimes
Cockburn argues that economic sanctions impose collective punishment on the general population rather than targetting the people in power.
Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy
In Killing the Host, economist Michael Hudson exposes how finance, insurance, and real estate (the FIRE sector) have seized control of the global economy at the expense of industrial capitalism and go...
The new colonialism: Greece and Ukraine
According to Jack Rasmus, aA new form of colonialism is emerging in Europe. Not colonialism imposed by military conquest and occupation, as in the 19th century. Not even the more efficient form of eco...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 8, 2015: Elections
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Richwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Elections are the topic of the week, with items related to the October 19 Canadian federal election, and also to broader issues of parliamentary democracy, voting and whether voting can bring about ch...
Why Won't American Media Tell the Truth About What's Happening in Venezuela?
Unlike Brazil and Argentina, Venezuela has been victimized by a number of factors outside of its control, but especially a precipitous drop in the price of oil, the country's main source of revenue.