Obama & TPP: Every One That Doeth Evil Hateth the Light
- William K. Black
President Obama wants the world to know that he takes it personally that the Democratic Party’s base opposes his latest effort to sell out the people of the world to the worst corporations through the infamous Trans-Pacific Partnership ...
TTIP vs The Rest of the World
- Gabriela Simon
The West is constructing an all-purpose weapon against recalcitrant developing countries and non free market democracies.
Free trade is only a marginal issue. Practically everyone agrees on this point: Those yearning for the planned transatlantic trade ...
How NATO Kills Africans in the Club Med
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Humanitarian imperialism as applied to what the Pentagon loves to define as MENA (Middle East-Northern Africa) has led, according to Amnesty International, "to the largest refugee disaster since the Second World War."
You all remember ...
Eurasia as we (and the U.S.) knew it is dead
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Move over, Cold War 2.0. The real story, now and for the foreseeable future, in its myriad declinations, and of course, ruling out too many bumps in the road, is a new, integrated Eurasia forging ahead.
China’s immensely ambitious New Silk Road ...
The New World Disorder
- Tariq Ali
London Review of Books Winter Lecture at British Museum, London, 6th of February 2015
Three decades ago, with the end of the Cold War and the dismantling of the South American dictatorships, many hoped that the much talked about ‘peace dividend’ ...
Why Does The World Wage War Against The People Of Yemen?
- Moon of Alabama
Nearly the whole world, seemingly paid off by Saudi money, is waging war against Yemen.
How else can one explain the silence that surrounds the Saudi bombing campaign that will lead to devastating starvation in Yemen and will turn that country into ...
The abuses of the World Social Forum: Towards the end of the process?
- Mimoun Rahmani ميمون الرحماني
Genesis of the WSF
The World Social Forum (WSF) was born following the emergence of the anti-globalisation movement in the 1990s, including the Zapatista uprising against NAFTA in 1994, the campaign against the Multilateral Agreement on Investment ...
We women: still too much or too little
- Michèle Mialane
For some time now, the status of women has declined, along with other achievements, ranging from social security to secularism passing through the right to challenge neo-liberal thinking, since the times of the already ancient "TINA!" ...
“The concentration of resources destroys nature and puts human lives in danger”
- Laura Olías
Indian eco-feminist activist Vandana Shiva visited Bilbao and criticised the economic model that concentrates wealth in a few hands. Shiva outlines the necessity of overcoming the economic view of the world and of moving towards a “more ...
“If We Can Stop Monsanto, We Can Change The World”
- Marina Sitrin
The struggles to defend the earth, water, air and commons in Latin America is ever increasing, with stories of mega mining projects halted by communities using their bodies as blockades and damming projects halted by assemblies of neighbors.
A conversation ...