We Call This Progress
- Arundhati Roy
From a speech at the Earth at Risk conference, Roy on the misuses of democracy and the revolutionary power of exclusion.
I don’t know how far back in history to begin, so I’ll lay the milestone down in the recent past. I’ll start ...
The world economy 2013: Illusions and reality
- Nick Beams
When the economic history of the recent period is written, it may well be that the year 2012 is regarded as having been almost as important as 2008.
The collapse of Lehman Brothers four-and-a-half years ago was the trigger that set in motion the ...
Terrorism with a “Human Face”: The History of America’s Death Squads
- Michel Chossudovsky
The recruitment of death squads is part of a well established US military-intelligence agenda. There is a long and gruesome US history of covert funding and support of terror brigades and targeted assassinations going back to the Vietnam war. ...
Why USAmericans Must End USAmerica’s Self-Generating Wars
- Peter Dale Scott
The most urgent political challenge to the world today is how to prevent the so-called “pax Americana” from progressively degenerating, like the 19th-century so-called “pax Britannica” before it, into major global warfare. I say ...
The Geopolitics of Shale
- Robert D. Kaplan
According to the elite newspapers and journals of opinion, the future of foreign affairs mainly rests on ideas: the moral impetus for humanitarian intervention, the various theories governing exchange rates and debt rebalancing necessary to fix Europe, ...
Conference 'The Middle East without Weapons of Mass Destruction'
The Way Forward - Civil Society Input
- Suomen Rauhanliitto - Finlands Fredsförbund - Peace Union of Finland - Friedensverband Finnlands
Participants at "The Middle East without Weapons of Mass Destruction, the Way Forward - Civil Society Input" conference, meeting in Helsinki 14-16 December 2012, strongly welcome the agreement at the NPT Review Conference in 2010 that ...
The speech that explains India’s outrage over a gang rape—and how women are treated every day
- S. Mitra Kalita
Thousands of people have been protesting all day in New Delhi, as they have been all week after the gang rape of a woman riding a private bus. Dozens of activists and police were injured in today’s clashes, and officials are pleading ...
The roots of global anti-Americanism
- Murtaza Hussain مرتضی حسین
Revelations of Korean rapper Psy's anti-American past are emblematic of a global resentment caused by US militarism.
The incongruity of it seemed to be nothing short of a betrayal. After lightheartedly dancing his way into the hearts of Americans ...
NATO aims for a Nobel war prize
- Pepe Escobar
The European Union (EU), this Monday in Oslo, received the Nobel Peace Prize for advancing peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights.
How exciting. ...
Communism is the Ruthless Critique of all that Exists
Interview with Michael Hardt
- Praktyka Teoretyczna
Interview conducted by “Praktyka Teoretyczna” editorial collective on the occasion of publication of the Polish translation of Hardt and Negri’s Commonwealth.
Commonwealth is an attempt to answer the question: how can we reexamine ...