August 2012 Archive

Free Trade

Eduardo Porter Is Badly Confused About Free Trade and Protectionism

By Dean Baker: NYT columnist Eduardo Porter seriously misrepresents the issues in the trade debate in his column...


NYT Uses False Balance While Reporting On False Balance

By Liz Cox Barrett: Wonder if the “news media critic in chief” spotted that?

Alawites in Turkey

Quick Thought: Alawites And Other Religious Minorities

By Russ Baker: Americans and others who support the uprising in Syria frequently assert that President Assad’s co-religionists, the Alawites, have undue power. The reason: they are a minority in Syria.