Political corruption

Morsy's Foes, Backers Face Off In Cairo

Competing demonstrations brought thousands to Cairo Sunday as protesters in Tahrir Square demanded Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi step down, and others rallied behind the leader near the presidential palace.

Obama's Press Conference, DC Priorities And Corruption

Yesterday, the president of the United States held a press conference with the DC elite press corps. They had the opportunity to ask the president what our government is doing about the nation's most serious problems. There were no questions

Capitalism And Class In America

Economist Richard Wolff explains the weaknesses of capitalism and the need for Americans to understand the system under which they live and work. There are many problems associated with capitalism (state capitalism): wage slavery,

March 6, 1948 - Cold War And Filibuster.

March 6, 1948 - The Cold War and The Filibuster. Reports of communists infiltrating West German labor unions. Coup in Czechoslovakia. Palestine Partition left up to U.S. and USSR. Filibuster heating up on Capitol Hill, being led by Dixiecrats against Civil Rights legislation. Three Power Conference on Germany held in London without Soviet Union. Harry Bridges ousted as CIO President.