UMass-Amherst economics professor Lawrence King explains how the pharmaceutical industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power.
During The Real News Network interview, Peter Arno and Jeannette Wicks-Lim discuss how the Earned Income Tax Credit in New York improves healthcare for entire communities.
Abby Martin just returned from Venezuela where she saw first hand how violent opposition protesters attempt to intimidate reporters and thereby give a false impression of what is happening.
The UK general election votes have been cast, and the results are nothing short of remarkable. Contrary to the early predictions of disaster for the main opposition Labour party, and for its leader Jeremy Corbyn, it was instead Theresa May’s Conservative party that suffered a heavy blow. The conservatives lost 12 seats in parliament and … More John Weeks: Labour Prevented Tories from Increasing Grip on Government
Michael Hudson explains that even though housing prices are back up at 2008 levels homeownership is at a much lower level and banks have their loans guaranteed by the US government…