Inside Stories
Russia Preparing For Potential Removal From International Banking System
Global financial institutions like the World Bank and SWIFT can make or break the economies of entire nations due to their domination of the international banking system. Russia is making preparations in case they are ever barred from access to these institutions due to geopolitical influence from the West.
The Non-Muslim Victims Of Islamophobia
Most people associate Islamophobia with hatred and vitriol directed toward the Muslim community. However, there are many victims who are targeted by Islamophobes simply due to the color of their skin or the clothes they wear. These victims must be recognized as well.
Greece’s New Deal From European Lenders Delivers More Neoliberalism
Greece has entered into a new deal with European lenders that they claim will lift the country’s economy through the enactment of new reforms. However, the debt-ridden country will still have to meet tough fiscal targets for the next two years. Today, we’ll speak with a Greek economist who believes the deal will do little to help the country.
The Israeli Plan To Capitalize On Syria’s Civil War
Israel has revealed a new plan to help rebuild war-torn Syria - with the ultimate goal of securing massive stores of natural resources. The plan would rely on significant investment from the U.S., a financial burden that will likely fall hardest on the shoulders of the American public.
The Duran’s Alexander Mercouris On “Fake News,” Russia Allegations And Change In Europe
Alexander Mercouris, one of the co-founders of news website, joins us today to discuss mainstream media’s use of “fake news” accusations to “attempt to delegitimize alternatives to the orthodoxy,” as well as his thoughts on recent developments in Greece and Syria.
Trump Is Taking The US-Saudi Relationship To The Next Level​
Despite his tough campaign rhetoric, President Donald Trump has opted for a policy of appeasement to Saudi Arabia - including a $200 billion investment into the Saudi economy amidst sweeping cuts to U.S. foreign aid.
2,190 Days Of Suffering: Syrians Describe Surviving The Rebel Invasion
In this second part of our ongoing "Syrians Speak Out" series, MintPress News contributor Sarah Abed puts us in touch with Yasmine, a young woman who has witnessed the ongoing Syrian conflict first-hand. Yasmine has previously spoken to MintPress News about the Christian genocide occurring in Syria.
Radical Groups Attempt To Bomb EU Targets As Greek Tragedy Worsens
As Greece faces yet another bailout, radical groups are responding with force. Their nation is set to surrender its little remaining wealth to EU creditors in exchange for even more debt and austerity in what may be the final stage of the nation’s nine-year-long debt crisis.
Despite Ag Industry Efforts, First Bee Species Listed As Endangered
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of the Interior officially added the rusty patched bumblebee to the endangered species list, sparking concerns about the rapid decline of the bee population.
Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Set To Outdo Obama On Military Adventurism
Since his inauguration, Donald Trump has sent American troops into a number of military adventures and his administration is looking to promote even greater military interventionism around the world.