Optimism and the Apocalypse
- Sebastien Carew-Reid
How our cognitive defence mechanisms are condemning us to death
Most rational people with even a basic understanding of the scientific process will acknowledge that something is seriously wrong. From climate change and the mass extinction ...
BRICS should prepare for ‘Braxit’, a Brazilian exit
- Rakesh Krishnan Simha राकेश कृष्णन सिम्हा
As the new pro-US government takes Brazil closer towards the US, here’s what the rest of the BRICS can do to mitigate the fallout of a Brazilian exit.
The BRICS group should ensure Temer is not able to impact the cohesion of the BRICS.
Chilcot report: The demonisation of Tony Blair distracts from where things really went wrong in Iraq
- Patrick Cockburn
It wasn't just Tony Blair who was culpable for chaos and slaughter in Iraq after the war
Denunciations of Tony Blair as the evil architect of Britain’s involvement in the Iraq War often dominate discussions of what happened there and many ...
Merkel Urged to Temper NATO’s Belligerence
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren - AA.VV. - Auteurs div.
U.S. intelligence veterans are calling on German Chancellor Merkel to bring a needed dose of realism and restraint to the upcoming NATO conference, which risks escalating the dangerous new Cold War with Russia.
MEMORANDUM FOR: Angela Merkel, Chancellor ...
FEMA Contractor Predicts 'Social Unrest' Caused by 395% Food Price Spikes
- Nafeez Ahmed نفیظ احمد
The US national security industry is planning for the impact of an unprecedented global food crisis lasting as long as a decade, according to reports by a government contractor.
The studies published by CNA Corporation in December 2015, unreported ...
The US, the EU and the Spectre of Brexit
- Alexander Mercouris
The Brexit referendum is the harbinger of more revolts to come as the EU has come to be used as a geopolitical project detached from the interests of the people of Europe.
Dave Brown, The Independent, April 2016
A spectre is haunting Europe – ...
David Cameron, The Brexit Bell Did Toll For Thee, And Those You Betrayed Require that You Let Them Be . . .
- William Hanna
“If by Zionist you mean that the Jews have the right to a homeland in Israel and the right to a country then I am a Zionist . . . ” David Cameron, Britain's Conservative party leader, calling himself a “Zionist” while condemning ...
Confirmed: 5 EU governments to intervene against Saharawis in favor of Morocco at EU Court
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
The EU Court has now officially confirmed that five EU Member States will intervene in favour of Morocco in the proceedings to reverse the Court’s decision to halt imports from occupied Western Sahara through a trade deal with Morocco.
“EU States’ dangerous approach to migration places asylum in jeopardy worldwideˮ
MSF to no longer take funds from EU Member States and institutions
- Médecins sans Frontières
Brussels - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced today that it will no longer take funds from the European Union and Member States, in opposition to their damaging deterrence policies and intensifying attempts to push people and their ...
A job at UN HQ? Goodbye principles and philanthropy, hello power and privilege!
- Anonymous Anonyme Anónimo Anonym Ανώνυμος بی امضاء
Working for the UN begins with idealism but can end in cynicism. For one former employee, it became all about maintaining the status quo
You have just received your first UN job. Congratulations! Granted, the whole recruitment process took 284 days, ...