Four months before a Minnesota dentist killed Cecil the lion, Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a feast of wildlife. The menu included dishes of young elephant, killed especially for a party with twenty thousand of Mugabe's supporters.
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
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 . . .
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.