Ellen Brown / TruthdigMay 25, 2018
The state’s stagnant funds could be put to good and much-needed work through a publicly owned bank—instead of being put at high risk through investment in public-private partnerships. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigMar 30, 2017
The interests of the working class were supposed to be the focus of the Trump administration, but the president has no coherent approach for lifting up blue-collar Americans. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 26, 2016
An early draft of the closed-door talk the presidential candidate gave at a forum created by Haim Saban -- a pro-Israel billionaire -- included several paragraphs on Palestinian freedom Then it was editedAn early draft of the closed-door talk the presidential candidate gave at a forum created by Haim Saban—a pro-Israel billionaire—included several paragraphs on Palestinian freedom. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Paul Street / TruthdigAug 9, 2016
The think tank created 10 years ago by ruling-class maestro Robert Rubin (pictured above) at the Brookings Institution has helped define the fake-progressive, neoliberal essence of the Barack Obama presidency. Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 24, 2016
A Brookings Institution panel explores whether closer alignment between Russia and China is changing international politics "to the disadvantage" of U.S., Europe and the rest of Asia. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Eric Ortiz / TruthdigMar 21, 2016
Talk of a financial downturn is in the air, and financial markets are anxious. Are the fears credible? The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution leads a panel discussion on the possibility and how to respond. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 8, 2014
More than a dozen D.C. think tanks on which experts rely for independent research and policy analysis "have received tens of millions of dollars from foreign governments in recent years while pushing United States government officials to adopt policies that often reflect the donors' priorities," a New York Times investigation found. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 3, 2011
Pakistani lawyer and human rights champion Mirza Shahzad Akbar, who has aided the U.S. government in legal counterterrorism efforts, was banned from traveling to the States to speak at Columbia Law School after suing the CIA about drone strikes that have killed civilians in his country. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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