Strategic maneuvers flourish behind coronavirus crisis
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانلیو دینوچی مانليو دينوتشي
Washington warned the European NATO countries that they must continue to increase their military budgets in order to "maintain their ability to defend themselves." Italy then must therefore increase its military spending, which has already ...
Western Sahara must be decolonized now
- Luis Portillo Pasqual del Riquelme
UN Secretary General António Guterres has called for the eradication of colonialism "once and for all". In his speech on the occasion of the opening of the 2020 session of the UN Special Committee on Decolonization on 21 February, Guterres ...
Covid-19: “It was predictable. To get a vaccine, it will take at least a year, a year and a half”
Interview with virologist Gianfranco Pancino
- Giorgio Griziotti
We present a collective interview with Gianfranco Pancino edited by Giorgio Griziotti. Gianfranco Pancino is a virologist and Director of Research Emeritus at INSERM (National Institute of Health and Medical Research). At the Pasteur Institute ...
The “(Marco Rubio) Framework of a Democratic Transition”
- Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein
If the former U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, revived the Monroe Doctrine as a foreign policy instrument of his country, his substitute Mike Pompeo is trying to revendicate the corollary of the doctrine announced in 1904 by Theodore Roosevelt ...
Was the Fed just nationalized?
- Ellen Hodgson Brown
Did Congress just nationalize the Fed? No. But the door to that result has been cracked open.
Mainstream politicians have long insisted that Medicare for all, a universal basic income, student debt relief and a slew of other much-needed public programs ...
Anti-capitalist politics in the time of COVID-19
- David Harvey
As Marxist geographer David Harvey argues, forty years of neoliberalism has left the public totally exposed and ill prepared to face a public health crisis on the scale of coronavirus.
When trying to interpret, understand, and analyze the daily flow ...
A trigger for a crisis driven by profit
- Claudio Katz Κλάουντιο Κατς
March 13 — The global economic crisis is deepening at a rate as dizzying as the pandemic. The reduction in the economic growth rate and the sudden slowdown in the Chinese production system are now behind us. Now the price of oil has collapsed, ...
The viral crisis in light of the crisis of capitalism
- Manuel Raposo
It would be all too easy for people to attribute the ongoing economic crisis to the coronavirus. The propaganda peddlers already call the market collapse “the COVID-19 crisis.” But, as in chemistry, you have to distinguish between reagents ...
NGOs call for release of Saharawi political prisoners at high risk of coronavirus infection
- Equipe Media Sahara Media Team ايكيب ميديا
The groups denounce that these prisoners are victims of ill-treatment, torture and intentional medical negligence
Moroccan prisons are the places most conducive to the spread of the coronavirus, where thousands of prisoners are living in overcrowded ...
How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only mask factory overnight
- Suha Arraf سهى عراف סוהא עראף
What started as an experiment days after the coronavirus outbreak in the West Bank is now a factory producing thousands of masks a day.
The only mask factory in the West Bank, in al-Khalil (Courtesy of Amjad Zghayer)
Two days after the outbreak ...