World Bank Peddling Private, For-Profit Schools In Africa, Disguised As Aid
Aid is being used as a tool, a spokesperson for Global Justice Now tells MintPress, to compel the majority of the world to undertake policies which help Western business while undermining
Saudi Arabia Weaponizes Humanitarian Aid In Yemen
Saudi Arabia opened its checkbook in response to a U.N. appeal for funds to cover the most urgent humanitarian aid to Yemen. But that aid would come at a steep price and with more than
Richard Silverstein On Israel’s Gag Orders And ‘The Middle East’s Only Democracy’
“Security, as the government defines it, trumps everything,” says Richard Silverstein, a veteran journalist who’s made a name for himself by exposing stories Israel’s domestic
The Israel Lobby’s $50M Campaign Against The Iran Nuclear Deal
If the Iran deal passes, Israel loses. The Israel lobby is spending big on whatever it takes to make sure this doesn’t happen.
‘We Are Not Numbers’: New Project Connects Young Writers In Gaza To The World
“I really want to tell the world about the other side of Gaza they never hear about,” a participant in a new project by young Palestinian writers in the Gaza Strip tells MintPress.
Video: George Galloway Wants To Jail All Bankers As Mayor Of London
Galloway pledges to fight crime in the belly of the beast if elected as mayor of London, targeting the bankers, who have engaged in destructive neoliberalism encouraged tightened austerity
2016’s Horse Race: The Need For A Third Party And Greater Systemic Change
“I think there’s a mistaken pessimism and defeatism among activists thinking that the mass of money stacked against us means there’s no point,” an advocate for third-party contenders
Jill Stein: Time To Reject The ‘Lesser-Evil’ & Stand Up For The Greater Good
Americans are growing weary of the status-quo: choosing between a duopoly of Wall-Street owned parties. Can Jill Stein's Green Party offer an alternative?
‘Beyond Centrifuges’: How The Pathology Of The American Right Is Stalling Engagement With Iran
It’s “common sense” for the U.S. to openly engage with Iran on many issues, including the greatest threat to the region today: ISIS.
Radical Visions: Failed Jobs Training Programs Inspire A ‘Black Worker Center’ In DC
A failed jobs training program, paid for with taxpayer dollars, gives rise to a movement in D.C. that’s not just calling for accountability from those leading the program -- they’re