Greece vs. the Euro: A Financial Coup d’Etat?

A week after Greek voters said No to a third bailout package, Twitter lit up with the hashtag #ThisIsACoup. We asked economist Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of CEPR and author of “Failed: What the ‘Experts’ Got Wrong about the Global Economy,”…

Faces Of The Student Debt Crisis In America

America’s $1.2 trillion in student loan debt is more than just a number – it’s a weight borne by millions of students, often for decades. Some have no degree to show for it and are on a “debt strike.” Others…

Dominicans of Haitian descent find themselves stateless

Under the premise of cracking down on undocumented migrants, the Dominican Republic canceled birth certificates – even those as far back as 1929 – belonging to Dominicans of Haitian descent. Some 250,000 people, many who have never even visited Haiti…