Visions of the World
This section accommodates the political opinions of independent authors or friends and associates of Tlaxcala, as well as editorials that express a common position taken by Tlaxcala's translators.
France: 3% deficit to free up 68,000 roundabouts?
Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
Experts quickly calculated the cost of the piecemeal measures announced by Macron on Monday 10 December: €10 billion, or 0.5% of GDP. These 10 billion will be paid by taxpayers and social security contributors, i.e. the same yellow vests they are ...
France: Why the elephant in the room is wearing a yellow vest
Open letter to whom it may concern
Distinguished Ministers and members of Parliament, trade union leaders,
Yellow Vests "do not know what they want" because such a high degree of gross injustice has been reached that none of the traditional solutions can apply. ...
The old tale of corruption in Latin America
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 ...
November 11; the triumph of amnesia
- Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
Thus, on this Sunday, November 11, 2018, 80 Heads of State and Government, invited by Emmanuel Macron, ...
Why a neoliberal society can’t survive
- T.J. Coles
Humans are complicated creatures. We are both cooperative and sectarian. We tend to be cooperative ...
Caetano Veloso: dark times are coming for my country
- Caetano Veloso
In the late 1960s, the military dictatorship in Brazil arrested and imprisoned many artists and intellectuals ...
How a homophobic, misogynist, racist ‘thing’ could be Brazil’s next president
- Eliane Brum
Jair Bolsonaro is the monstrous product of the country’s silence about the crimes committed by ...
A year after her murder, where is the justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia?
- Margaret Atwood
The Maltese journalist reported on government corruption, but no politician has been questioned about ...
Brazil: Manuel Castells' open letter to the world's intellectuals
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
The sociologist Manuel Castells has just published the following appeal on the Brazilian presidential ...
Hiding in plain sight: Why we cannot see the system destroying us
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
I rarely tell readers what to believe. Rather I try to indicate why it might be wise to distrust, at ...