In a series of interviews for The Nation, Truthdig Assistant Editor Alexander Reed Kelly shows why, at a time when “Ukraine needs rescuing,” the IMF, Europe and Western corporations have no interest in actually saving the country from disaster.
“As a journalist, no one tells you something because they like the look of your face, generally,” the Independent reporter told Truthdig in an exclusive interview. “They tell you to further their own interests or the interests of their party.”
Life lurched back into motion as power was restored to all but 5,800 Manhattan residences and businesses over the weekend. But prospects for a return to normalcy after Hurricane Sandy remained dim for some 130,000 people who call the Rockaways home.