Diary from Trumpland: Magician’s dust
- Vijay Prashad
Donald Trump takes office with an agenda so toxic that it could curdle milk. But the Democratic leadership seems to be in no mood for a fight, and much of the anti-Trump discourse is obsessed with the alleged Russian role in the presidential election. ...
John Berger: ‘If I’m a storyteller it’s because I listen’
- Kate Kellaway
John Berger died on Jan. 2, 2016, in Antony, near Paris. On the eve of his 90th birthday (Nov. 5, 2016), one of the most influential writers of his generation talked about migration, Brexit, growing old – and his fondness for texting
Key Bay case: Polisario to lodge complaint against European tanker's violation of CJEU decision
- Sahara Press Service (SPS ) وكالة الأنباء الصحراوية (واص)
Bir Lahlou (Saharawi Liberated Territories), January 18, 2017 (SPS) - Polisario Front will officially lodge a complaint with the European and French authorities, denouncing the illegal shipment of marine oil by a European tanker, ...
I Have Come to the Conclusion the Country Does Not Need a CIA
- John Kiriakou
President-elect Donald Trump is accusing CIA Director John Brennan of being the source of “fake news” about him, essentially calling our new supreme leader a Russian stooge and accusing him of taking part in a sexual kink in full view ...
Former Czech Pres. Vaclav Klaus: "Breakup of EU could be chance to save Europe"
- Sophie Shevardnadze Софико Шеварднадзе
The European Union steps into 2017 burdened with huge issues – a never-ending flow of migrants, continuing euro zone woes, and tensions with Russia. Growing frustration with Brussels is threatening to challenge the status quo in the EU, and with ...
Tunisia: 6 years after a quasi-revolution, a never-ending interregnum
- Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
6 years is nothing when you are 90 years old. But for people aged between 20 and 30, it is a very long time. Six years ago, the Tunisian people witnessed the escape of a petty dictator, whose evacuation to a golden exile in the shadow of the Saudi derricks ...
How many British MPs are working for Israel?
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
Al Jazeera are to be congratulated on an undercover investigation exposing something most of us could probably have guessed: that some Israeli embassy staff in the UK – let’s not pussy around, Mossad agents – are working with ...
“In ‘breathtaking’ UN vote, Obama changed his policy on Israeli settlements, making them a war crime ˮ: Norman Finkelstein
- Philip Weiss
Over New Year’s, I had two phone conversations with Norman Finkelstein about the historic UN Security Council Resolution 2334 of December 23, which labeled Israeli settlements a flagrant violation of international law. The transcript is ...
The flower is to blame
Intervention at the Gathering The Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity
- Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano
December 27, 2016
“Earlier this year, on February 30, 2016, the Swedish electronic science magazine, River’s Scientist Research Institute, published a study that may revolutionize science and its social applications.
A group of scientists, ...
Joint Pronouncement from the CNI and the EZLN for the Freedom of our Mapuche Sister Machi Francisca Lincolao Huircapan
- Congreso Nacional Indígena CNI - Ejército zapatista de liberación nacional EZLN
To the Mapuche People:
To the Chilean People:
To the International Sixth:
To the Media:
We peoples, nations, and tribes of the National Indigenous Congress send a fraternal greeting of solidarity to Machi  Francisca Lincolao Huircapan, of the ...