Tax evasion, crime of the rich at the expense of the poor
- Jérôme Duval Жером Дюваль جيروم دوڥال
Nearly 800 million people suffer from hunger in the world, mainly in the so-called "developing" countries. Now, in these countries, every year at least 250 billion Euros in tax revenues disappear to tax havens - that's 6 times the amount needed ...
Trump victory comes with a silver lining for the world’s progressives
- Yanis Varoufakis Γιάνης Βαρουφάκης Янис Варуфакис يانيس فاروفاكيس
The election of Donald Trump symbolises the demise of a remarkable era. It was a time when we saw the curious spectacle of a superpower, the US, growing stronger because of – rather than despite – its burgeoning deficits. It was also ...
Migration as Revolt against Capital
- Prabhat Patnaik പ്രഭാത് പട്നായിക്
The fact that a large number of refugees, especially from countries which have been subjected of late to the ravages of imperialist aggression and wars, are desperately trying to enter Europe, is seen almost exclusively in humanitarian terms. While this ...
Powering the Plunder: What Morocco and Siemens are hiding at COP22, Marrakech
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
At COP22, beware of what you read about Morocco’s renewable energy efforts. An increasing part of the projects take place in the occupied territory of Western Sahara and is used for mineral plunder, new WSRW report documents.
An increasing ...
The Right of Might: the International Criminal Court
BERLIN (Own report) - African countries are beginning to withdraw out of protest from the International Criminal Court (ICC) - which receives significant support from Germany - because, from its inception until the beginning of 2016, the ICC ...
Inside the Invisible Government: war, propaganda, Clinton & Trump
- John Pilger
In an address to the Off the Shelf 2016 (Festival of Words), in Sheffield, UK, on 27 October 2016, John Pilger described the 'invisible' and all-powerful role of media propaganda.
The American journalist, Edward Bernays, is often described as the man ...
For the cost of an iPhone, you can now buy a wind turbine that can power an entire house for lifetime
- Sainul Abudheen K
Indian startup Avant Garde Innovations has developed a low-cost wind turbine that can generate 3-5 kW hours of electricity daily
Soon after assuming office, Kerala (southern state of India) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan kicked up a storm by publicly ...
Ignored Wars (I)
BERLIN/RIYADH/SANAA (Own report) - Berlin persists in its support for Riyadh's ruling clan, despite the Saudi armed forces' ongoing war crimes committed in Yemen. Whereas demands to tighten sanctions against Russia are under consideration - for alleged ...
Why are Spanish weapons being used in the war in Yemen?
- Miguel González
Four NGOs demand an independent investigation into final destination of arms acquired by Saudi Arabia
A Houthi fighter holding a Spanish C90 grenade launcher seized from Saudi led forces
On January 8, Yemen Fights Back, a website run by the ...
OPEC takes back driver’s seat in oil market
- MK Bhadrakumar
As more details emerge regarding the meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at Algiers last week, it becomes apparent that the rumours of the cartel’s impending death were greatly exaggerated. The OPEC has shocked ...