British economist Tony Atkinson has been studying inequality - the gap in income and wealth between the top and the bottom - for nearly half a century. Now that the dogma of trickle-down has been exposed as myth . . .
JOHANNESBURG âEUR" The Government of Botswana made it clear on Friday that sports hunters would not be welcome in its country as it lamented the killing of ZimbabweâEUR(TM)s Cecil the lion by American dentist Walter James Palmer.
October 1 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the 1965 genocide in Indonesia that left over one million people dead. Human rights groups are circulating petitions calling for the U.S. government to acknowledge its role in the genocide and to re
As Greece defaults and faces a referendum this Sunday on a new bailout package, watch Noam Chomsky on Europe's "savage response" to the pushback against austerity demands. He spoke to Democracy Now! in March.
The accounts of survivors of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki will serve as inspiration for leaders of Christian churches grouped in the World Council of Churches (WCC), which advocates the elimination of nuclear weapons.
The people have to tighten their belts, even if that means adding a few notches, and the government must succumb to deregulation and increased privatization; in other words, Greece must surrender political control over its economy to foreign corporations.