US-Russia Relations in “Most Dangerous Moment”
While many in power recklessly escalate tensions with Russia, there is very little discussion of the geo-political significance of this aggression and the dangerous consequences people could suffer as a result. The establishment’s anti-Russian sentiment goes beyond allegations of election hacking, with the leading US intelligence officials labelling Russia as the number one existential threat to the United States.
Brazilian President Temer Signs Constitutional Amendment Imposing 20 Years of Austerity
Rousseff was ousted to shift economic policy towards neoliberalism, and now Temer is rewarding the banks and financial investors for backing the legislative coup, says SOAS Professor Alfredo Saad-Filho. He is Professor of Political Economy at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
How the Bernie Sanders Movement Must Last Beyond the Election
In a new video on The Real News Network, Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer shares his views on the political movement that grew from the Bernie Sanders campaign. He explains that, despite Sanders’ political losses, the movement can still incite change—if it organizes successfully.