Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > Yves Smith
1 - 8
Obama gets 'personal' as rift with Russia over Snowden grows
The aggressive hunt for Edward Snowden has destroyed US credibility overseas, writes author.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2013 16:15 GMT
A grand bargain is a grand betrayal: The forgotten, lonely world of facts
That the United States is centre-right and Obama must needs compromise on slashing the welfare state is a myth.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 16:13 GMT
Nothing is 'settled': Fighting fraud with a fraud
US government and banks reach a $25bn dollar settlement over fraud during the sub-prime mortgage fiasco.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2012 08:57 GMT
Will Obama go after Wall Street criminals?
The latest crackdown on fraud by the Obama administration may itself be a fraud.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 14:28 GMT
Behind the scenes of #OccupyWallStreet
The protests on Wall Street are growing larger, despite police using pepper spray and making arrests.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 11:42 GMT
Obama's job speech may save just one: his own
The president's new jobs initiative is too little, too late - and has little chance of congressional approval.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 10:44 GMT
Kill Bill: The sabotage of US finance reform
Powerful lobbies and partisan divisions cripple US political system - meaning it's business as usual for the financiers.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2011 10:50 GMT
US economics: One big Ponzi scheme
While Bernie Madoff languishes in jail, bankers continue to profit as the poor lose their homes and hope.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2011 08:28 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
join the #freeajstaff campaign
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
On capitalism and coercion
Macondo in mourning
International justice and Rwanda: Has the UN failed again?
Sudan: Failure to talk?
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Work for us
Terms & Conditions