Reeling in Facebook and Google before it's too late
- Steven Rosenfeld
Everywhere you look, high tech is in somebody’s bullseye. Take Apple. On the inside, top investors are worried about its products’ effects on children. On the outside, liberal activists are grousing about its offshore ...
The new reformation: 33 theses for an economics reformation
- Rethinking Economics
Marking the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s challenge to the established church, the New Weather Institute and campaign group Rethinking Economics, with input from a wide range of economists, academics and concerned citizens, challenged ...
Mapping a world from hell:76 countries are now involved in Washington’s War on Terror
- Tom Engelhardt
He left Air Force Two behind and, unannounced, “shrouded in secrecy,” flew on an unmarked C-17 transport plane into Bagram Air Base, the largest American garrison in Afghanistan. All news of his visit was embargoed until ...
Runaway train towards full digitization of money and labor
- Peter Koenig
The other day I was in a shopping mall looking for an ATM to get some cash. There was no ATM. A week ago, there was still a branch office of a local bank – no more, gone. A Starbucks will replace the space left empty by the bank. I asked ...
2018 hotspots are in Eurasia and Middle East
- MK Bhadrakumar
The leitmotif of the US foreign policy in 2018 is going to be a last-ditch attempt to “contain” Russia’s resurgence on the world stage. The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s “yearender” in the New York Times on ...
"The neoliberal orthodoxy is breaking down"
Speech at UN in Geneva
- Jeremy Corbyn
On International Human Rights Day Jeremy Corbyn makes the case for a fundamental break with the world order.
British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed United Nations officials in Geneva this Friday 8 December 2017 in a speech outlining his ...
Weapons for the IS
RIYADH/WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Own report) - As the findings of the UK-based organization "Conflict Armament Research" (CAR) confirms, the IS had disposed of a significant amount of firearms and ammunition from EU arsenals to defend itself in Ramadi, ...
Fukushima Darkness (I & II)
- Robert Hunziker
The radiation effects of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant triple meltdowns are felt worldwide, whether lodged in sea life or in humans, it cumulates over time. The impact is now slowly grinding away only to show its true colors at some unpredictable ...
Mass starvation is humanity’s fate if we keep flogging the land to death
- George Monbiot
The Earth cannot accommodate our need and greed for food. We must change our diet before it’s too late
Brexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; a rogue US president: none of them keeps me awake at night. This ...
John Lennon’s Most Radical Message
- John W. Whitehead
You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.