BRICS Against Washington Consensus
- Pepe Escobar
The headline news is that this Tuesday in Fortaleza, northeast Brazil, the BRICS group of emerging powers (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) fights the (Neoliberal) World (Dis)Order via a new development bank and a reserve fund set up to offset ...
Sixth BRICS Summit – Fortaleza Declaration
- BRICS БРИКС ब्रिक्स 金磚四國
1. We, the leaders of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met in Fortaleza, Brazil, on 15 July 2014 at the Sixth BRICS Summit. To ...
Social destruction and global chaos, essence of neoliberal imperialism
- Alberto Rabilotta
It's hard not to feel that the world, humanity and our Mother Earth are being pushed to the brink of disaster by the neoliberal empire, that is, the United States and its NATO allies. This is as true if we talk about nature, about the accelerated ...
Musil and meta-Musil: The inevitable World War I
The West wasn't pregnant in August 1914, only constipated.
Rather than give birth to the future, it emptied its bowels of rancor. No disaster in world history was more predictable or longer in preparation. Robert Musil's great novel The Man ...
BAYER is launching GM Soy
"The use of more and more agro-chemicals is sheer insanity"
- CBG Coordination gegen BAYER-Gefahren/Coalition against BAYER-Dangers
Bayer CropScience has launched a new soy product range. The corporation has started selling glyphosate and glufosinate resistant GMO soy seed under the brand name Credenz. Other varieties which have added resistance against so called HPPD herbicides ...
US to rev up regime change in Syria
- MK Bhadrakumar
A Xinhua commentary in mid-April forecasting that the US-Russia differences over Ukraine wouldn’t be resolved “anytime soon” has turned out to be prescient. President Vladimir Putin’s statement last Monday welcoming the ceasefire ...
Why is the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) a bad deal?
- Rosa Pavanelli
The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) is being negotiated in secret to make it easier for big multinational companies to take over the vital public services, such as health care and education, which you and your family rely on.
A New Recession and a New World Devoid of Washington’s Arrogance?
- Paul Craig Roberts
June 25, 2014. A final number for real US GDP growth in the first quarter of 2014 was released today. The number is not the 2.6% growth rate predicted by the know-nothing economists in January of this year. The number is a decline in GDP of -2.9 ...
Reflections of Academics on the Ethics of University Military Research
- Mozhgan Savabieasfahani مژگان صوابی
The article examines the ways that university military research violates the tenets of academic freedom and communication. Interviews with academics are used to raise concerns about the extent to which military research conflicts with the ...
How Secret Partners Expand NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet
- Ryan Gallagher
Huge volumes of private emails, phone calls, and internet chats are being intercepted by the National Security Agency with the secret cooperation of more foreign governments than previously known, according to newly disclosed documents from whistleblower ...