Commonfare or the Welfare of the Commonwealth
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
by General Intellect (Andrea Fumagalli, Edward Graham, Geert Lovinck, Cristina Morini, Marco Sachy and Jennifer Veldman
In contemporary capitalism, both labor and social policies are indissolubly linked. The separation between labor-time and lifetime ...
The New Cold War is happening in Africa
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
There is a new Cold War that is brewing and the African continent is slated to be its epic center. With China’s impressive rise as an economic superpower and Russia’s re-emergence as a strong military contender, the United States government ...
Meet the CIA: guns, drugs and money
- Jeffrey St. Clair - Alexander Cockburn
On November 22, 1996, the US Justice Department indicted General Ramón Guillén Davila of Venezuela on charges of importing cocaine into the United States.
The federal prosecutors alleged that while heading Venezuela’s anti-drug ...
Is whistleblowing worth prison or a life in exile?
Edward Snowden talks to Daniel Ellsberg
- Ewen MacAskill
The two most famous whistleblowers in modern history discuss Steven Spielberg’s new film, The Post, about Ellsberg’s leaking of the Pentagon Papers, the personal cost of what they did – and if they’d advise anybody to follow in ...
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 ...