Now dance to the new Gaza samba with the BolZionaros
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
I’m up and down the Karakoram highway in Gilgit-Baltistan, juggling between the Great Game – the original, pitting imperial Britain and Russia – and the New Great Game pitting the Exceptionalists against Eurasia integration.
Greek austerity violated right to health, says watchdog
- Nikolaj Nielsen
Years of EU-led austerity in Greece continue to ravage a population that struggles with crippling poverty and access to basic health care and education, according to a new report from the Council of Europe (CoE).
Dunja Mijatovic, the CoE's commissioner ...
Have children really been named Clitorine?
- Cédric Mathiot
There is no evidence of this. But the urban legend is tenacious, largely fuelled by... the media and Kev Adams.
Question asked by Killian on 31/05/2018
This is a question (so essential) that has been plaguing the Internet for more than ten ...
The Normalisation Drive: Why are Gulf governments increasingly flaunting their ties with Israel?
- Abdelbari Atwan عبد الباري عطوان
Three painful normalisation blows were dealt in as many days to what remains of the Arab states’ self-respect. The first was the participation of an Israeli delegation at a sports tournament in Qatar. The second was the despatch of another sporting ...
Israel is afraid of Khalida Jarrar because she shatters its false democratic image
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
When Israeli troops stormed the house of Palestinian parliamentarian and lawyer Khalida Jarrar on April 2, 2015, she was engrossed in her research. For months, she had been leading a Palestinian effort to take Israel to the International Criminal ...
Tax havens and other dirty tricks let U.S. Corporations steal $180 billion from the rest of the world every year
- Jon Schwarz
Are Tax havens an enraging but tangential subject? Or do they have a powerful effect on how the U.S. economy functions and should therefore be a part of every political debate?
The startling findings of a new academic study indicate that ...
Netanyahu advances bill seeking death penalty for Palestinians accused of ‘terrorism’
- Yumna Patel
Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, will renew its debate next week over a bill that would seek the death penalty for Palestinians accused of “terrorism,” after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman ...
The CFA franc, a colonial vestige from France in Africa
- Ana Fuentes
Since 1945, France has the last word on the currency used by 155 million people in 15 African countries.
Melania Trump wasn’t very inspired in her visit to Kenya in October when she crowned her explorer's outfit with a pith helmet. ...
The old tale of corruption in Latin America
- Jorge Majfud
The political narrative that justifies any option as a way to end corruption is as old as politics and as old as narrative. In Latin America, it’s a classic genre. It’s only possible to repeat it generation after generation as if it were ...
Israeli forces detain 8-year-old Palestinian child near al-Khalil/Hebron
- Maan News Agency وكالة معا الإخبارية
Al-Khalil/Hebron (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained an eight-year-old Palestinian child, on Friday afternoon, near the entrance of the town of Beit Ummar, north of the southern occupied West bank district of Hebron.
Carlos Latuff, 2014
Local sources ...