Will to Power

D.C. confab organizes to fight rise of fascism
Neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn / AP

Nazism is on the rise across the globe, according to international and U.S. lawmakers who gathered on Capitol Hill Tuesday for a conference aimed at combatting the Nazi threat.

Getting to the Greek

Businessman punished for trying to evade Iran sanctions
Greek Ship / AP

The United States Treasury Department sanctioned a prominent Greek businessman Thursday for his efforts to help Iran evade Western economic sanctions.

U.S. Per Capita Debt Worse than Greece

U.S. per capita debt is larger than that of Europe’s most financially distressed countries, including Greece, a new analysis reveals. U.S. debt per capita is nearly $45,000, approximately 15 percent higher than that of Greece ($38,937), and more than double that of Portugal ($19,989). Under President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget, U.S. debt per capita is projected to reach $75,000.