May 3rd, World Press Freedom Day: let’s cry out ‘Free Julian Assange!’
- Comité Free Assange Belgium
The Assange case must finally be recognised for what it is: a totalitarian attack on the rule of law and press freedom, without which a healthy democracy is not possible. If we do not soon want to wake up in a worldwide dictatorship, we had better ...
We are now entering the Era of Western Despotism
- Gianfranco Sanguinetti Τζανφράνκο Σανγκουινέττι
The counter-insurgency approach taken immediately and everywhere by what is improperly called the “war against the virus” confirms the intention behind the “humanitarian” operations of this “war” ...
Coronavirus : Confinement doesn’t abolish the presence of the street; it reinvents it
- Raoul Vaneigem Ραούλ Βανεγκέμ
Challenging the danger posed by the coronavirus is surely absurd. But, on the other hand, isn’t it just as absurd that a disturbance in the habitual course of illnesses has become the object of such intense emotional exploitation and mobilizes ...
Towards a New World Order? The global debt crisis and the privatization of the State
- Michel Chossudovsky
Has the pandemic been used to precipitate the world into a spiral of mass unemployment, bankruptcy and despair?
There is a serious health crisis which must be duly resolved. And this is a number one priority.
But there is another important ...
Reflections on a necessary alternative world
- Marco Bersani
Exit from a model that does not guarantee any protection
This dramatic health and social emergency is offering us a new awareness that a model based exclusively on market thinking and the priority of profits does not guarantee ...
Germany must abandon its rejection of Eurobonds
- Steffen Klusmann
The German government's rejection of eurobonds is selfish, small-minded and cowardly. Existing mechanisms will not be enough to contain the crisis we are facing. We need to act now.
Luis Grañena, ctxt.es
Eurobonds, German Chancellor ...
About viruses and fetishists
- Günther Moewes
The Corona crisis shows it once again: the same patterns of action prevail everywhere - and they do nothing good.
What tiger mosquito, SARS, Zika and swine flu could not do, the coronavirus does: the final declaration of bankruptcy of globalization. ...
The pandemic, a weapon?
- Juan Diego García
The coronavirus pandemic, given its size and unpredictable evolution, receives the most informative attention in the world today. It is difficult to add to what has already been said by governments and the media. However, two quite significant aspects ...
Coronavirus: Everything will not be all right...
- Gian Luca Garetti
...if once 'a nuttata is over*, everything will be as before and there will be no paradigm shift. This pandemic can be a great opportunity for an eco-socialist turn. The answer cannot be only "reactive", that is, limited to drugs, vaccines, ...
What the coronavirus is telling us
- Edgar Morin
This new crisis once again reveals our interdependence. The response can only be one of solidarity and a planetary one, writes Edgar Morin in an Op-Ed
At New York's JFK Airport on Thursday... Photo Kena Betancur. AFP
It appeared far away ...