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.
The Smart Weapons Fallacy: Civilian Casualties From “Precision” Air Strikes in Iraq and Syria
- Patrick Cockburn
The final elimination of Isis in Iraq and Syria is close, but welcome though the defeat of these monstrous movements may be, it has only been achieved at the cost of great destruction and loss of life. This is the new face of war ...
What if the problem was civilization itself?
- Nicolas Casaux
The word civilization evokes powerful images and understandings. We in the United States have been taught, from elementary school onward that a few ancient peoples— like the Egyptians or Greeks— were “civilized” and that ...
From the Caucasus to the Balkans, China’s Silk Roads are rising
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
With its focus on Central Asia and Eastern Europe, the Belt and Road Initiative can be seen as fulfilling a strategy of challenging the West that can be traced back to Mao
The 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress made it clear that the New Silk ...
Beware of a New War in the Middle East
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren -Muhtelif Yazarlar-مؤلفون مختلفين - نویسندگان مختلف
Statement by 31 members of Attac Germany’s Scientific Advisory Council on Trump’s handling of the Iran nuclear treaty
During his electoral campaign, Donald Trump, now President of the United States of America, denounced the “ ...
What happens if China makes first contact?
- Ross Andersen
As US has turned away from searching for extraterrestrial intelligence, China has built the world’s largest radio dish for precisely that purpose.
Jon Juarez/The Atlantic
Last January, the Chinese Academy of Sciences invited Liu Cixin, China’ ...
Foxconn stops illegal overtime by school-age interns assembling iPhone X
- Yuan Yang 袁芬楊
Apple’s main iPhone supplier takes action after exposure of working practice
An assembly line at a Foxconn factory: 3,000 students were sent on compulsory 'work experience' at a local Foxconn facility to assemble iPhones © Reuters
International Law: The banality of crimes against migrants
- Ioannis Kalpouzos Ιωάννης Καλπούζος - Itamar Mann איתמר מן إيتامار مان
Around the world, migrants are locked up in camps, abused and often driven to the brink of starvation. Many die as a result. These crimes should finally be punished, by the International Criminal Court.
Agnes Callamard, UN Special Rapporteur ...
Neoliberal capitalism and its crisis
- Prabhat Patnaik പ്രഭാത് പട്നായിക്
“Neoliberal capitalism” is the term used to describe the phase of capitalism where restrictions on the global flows of commodities and capital, including capital in the form of finance, have been substantially removed. Since such removal ...
Everything you know about neoliberalism is wrong
- Bill Mitchell - Thomas Fazi
Let’s face it: national sovereignty has become irrelevant in today’s increasingly complex and interdependent international economy. The deepening of economic globalisation has rendered individual states increasingly powerless vis-à ...