The fairy tale of equality in UErope
German economic researchers predict a growing gap between the eurozone's rich North and its impoverishing South.
BERLIN (Own report) - The socio-economic gap between the rich North and the impoverishing South of the Eurozone will continue to grow, ...
Black Brazilian Lives Matter: photos of the protest against the murder of João Alberto Silveira Freitas, on the eve of Black Consciousness Day, in Porto Alegre
- Alexandro Auler
Photos of a demonstration in front of the Carrefour supermarket in Passo D'Areia, in the north of Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande do Sul. João Alberto Silveira Freitas, a 40-year-old black welder, was beaten and asphyxiated to death by two white ...
Netflix’s 'The Crown' reminds us Thatcher was just like Trump – an outsider to the ruling class, surrounded by a ‘swamp’
- George Galloway
Gillian Anderson’s portrayal of the Iron Lady in the lavish production reminds us that, though she was a Tory PM, Margaret Thatcher was no conservative, but a handbag-wielding wrecking ball to all that was ‘great’ about Britain. ...
Bolivia: Evo Without Borders
”We are back and we are millions”
- Supriyo Chatterjee সুপ্রিয় চট্টোপাধ্যায়
Dreams, premonitions, myths and history carried Evo Morales over a small bridge from his year-long exile in Mexico and Argentina back to Bolivia. He left the country a deposed President and returns shorn of his office but now, it seems, he could step ...
Biden and the Dems Should Have Buried Trumpism. But They Provided No Alternative
- Hadas Thier
In last week’s election, the Democrats performed terribly, despite running during a period of unprecedented crisis against a uniquely unpopular president. Donald Trump’s four years of demagoguery and corporate giveaways should have been ...
US nuclear missiles on their way back to Europe
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانلیو دینوچی مانليو دينوتشي
A few days ago, on November 6, Lockheed Martin (the same company that produces the F-35s) signed an initial $340 million contract with the US Army for the production of medium range missiles, including nuclear warheads, designed to be installed in Europe. ...
ATT, the unarmed soldier
Tribute to Amadou Toumani Touré
- Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
"I pledge and take an oath before our people, before our youth, to leave as soon as the situation returns to normal, as soon as a president of the republic is elected through democratic and regular channels.
“Let those who do not want to ...
Ellen Rohlfs in memoriam
- Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي - Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
Ellen Rohlfs left on November 9, 2020 with her usual discretion. She was 93 years old. Like all people who met her, we can only mourn her, a woman with the upright walk and the tenacity of a hamster.
In principle Ellen, a rigorous German Protestant, ...
RCEP set to supercharge the New Silk Roads
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар پپه اِسکوبار
Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the – virtual – host as the 10 Asean nations, plus China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic ...
Pirates of the Mediterranean
- Robert Harris
An article from 2006, which has lost none of its topicality.
In the autumn of 68 B.C. the world's only military superpower was dealt a profound psychological blow by a daring terrorist attack on its very heart. Rome's port at Ostia was set on fire, ...