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Can Europe's workers beat unemployment with a shorter week for all?

France used to be described, particularly in the nineteenth century, as the international laboratory in which political ideas were being tested.

Politics in Eastern Europe is puzzling, and not just to outsiders.

As the affluent Seven plus Russia gathered in Denver, American sermons on the virtuous methods to reduce unemployment worked so much on European nerves that even the Continent's conservative pape

Is it still possible to manage existing society in a reformist fashion?

Would the American model be followed, or would voters choose another path?

As he prepares to meet Clinton, Yeltsin leaves behind a Russia in serious disarray--cabinet shuffle and new economic overlord (same as the old) notwithstanding.

It was a splendid demonstration.

The saga of the gold looted by the Nazis and concealed or converted by greedy neutrals is very far from finished.

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Many participants say they peddle militaristic values and obedience to the state.

January 24, 2014

Stephen Cohen appears on the John Batchelor Show and KPFA 94.1’s Letters and Politics to discuss the escalating violence in Kiev. 

January 23, 2014

The Israeli musician shares his thoughts on the American Jewish community and collaborating with Palestinian artists.

January 16, 2014

There are two tests of social change movements: endurance and regeneration. After two decades, Mexico's Zapatista movement can now say it passed both.

January 15, 2014

If Washington and Tehran cooperate, they may find themselves on the same side in key regional conflicts.

January 6, 2014

It’s ugly, but the United States ought to stay out of it.

December 19, 2013

A Syrian national who fought in Bosnia and now languishes in immigration detention reflects on the Bosnian war, his predicament and the civil war in Syria.

December 19, 2013

Two doddering old neoconservative cranks channel John McCain, circa 2007.

December 13, 2013

Islamists gain upper hand in Syria opposition, to blundering Washington’s dismay.

December 12, 2013

A blowup over the crisis in Kiev is the last thing that Obama needs.

December 11, 2013