Che: I had a brother
- Julio Cortázar (1914-1984)
This poem was written by Julio Cortazar a few days after Che died on 9th October 1967. He said he was too sad to write, and all he could do was this poem.
I had a brother.
We never saw each other
but it didn't matter.
I had a brother
Moratorium and sky-high inflation: Macri’s ‘laissez-faire kablooey’ in Argentine
- Achille Lollo
On August 23, just two months before the presidential elections, Argentine’s Minister of Finance Hernán Lacunza and President of the Argentine Central Bank Guido Sandleris informed the IMF and the creditor banks that President Macri was ...
Who’s afraid of William Barr?
- Stephen F. Cohen
Liberals and other Democrats seem to want to cover up the CIA’s role in Russiagate.
William Barr, a two-time attorney general who served at the CIA in the 1970s, would seem to be an ultimate Washington insider. According to his Wikipedia biography, ...
What is really behind the crisis in Haiti?
- Keston K. Perry
Decades of neoliberalism, neocolonialism and now climate injustice have pushed Haiti to the brink.
People march in Cite Soleil area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti during a protest to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise [Chandan Khanna/AFP]
Climate and the Money Trail
- F. William Engdahl
Climate. Now who wudda thought. The very mega-corporations and mega-billionaires behind the globalization of the world economy over recent decades, whose pursuit of shareholder value and cost reduction who have wreaked so much damage to our environment ...
A Gazan blinded by Israeli Navy gunfire loses a last glimmer of hope
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
Seven months after a Gaza fisherman was shot in the eyes by Israeli navy troops and lost his sight, he was finally allowed into Israel for an examination, after repeated refusals. The news was not good
Khader al-Saaidy at Wolfson Medical Center. ...
Israel and the West do not have the means to counter Iranian technology
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
Introduction by GA: The following is a translation of today’s (Sept. 30) Israel’s News 12 headline article. The article explores the lessons delivered by the recent attack on Saudi oil facilities. Though I, like many other commentators, ...
Sissi's 'Jewish mom': rare protests chip at Egyptian leader's iron hold on power
- Zvi Bar’el צבי בראל زفي بارئيل
It seems unlikely Egypt will witness demonstrations like those of January 2011 anytime soon. But conditions are becoming more and more like at the end of Mubarak's reign
Palestinian bedtime stories: The wicked Israeli witch
- Tamam Mohsen ت تمام محسن
I recall clearly from my childhood, how my mother's face would change in the evening. She would remove her stern and austere face and become tender and dreamy. She would tell my siblings and I thrilling stories like “Jabina” or “Half ...
'You live in fear if you want to say something about Israel'
The Kamila Shamsie affair in Germany
- Ruairi Casey
Pro-Palestine figures say Kamila Shamsie affair demonstrates how dissent is stifled in Germany when criticising Israel.
Berlin, Germany - A German jury's decision to strip British Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie of a literary prize, because of her ...