OPEC in price war with US oil producers
- MK Bhadrakumar
The meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries [OPEC] in Vienna on Thursday has been a watershed event in the ebb and flow of energy politics. It took a momentous decision at the bidding of Saudi Arabia that there shall be no cut ...
The Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Multiplication of Western Walls
- James Petras
On November 9, 2014, Germany and its Western Allies, celebrated the ‘Fall of the Berlin Wall’ and the subsequent‘re-unification’of the ‘two Germanys’. Prime Minister Merkel described the ‘historic event’ ...
This "Putin Isolated" Nonsense Is Dangerous
- Moon of Alabama
These headlines are silly:
India Times - Barack Obama says Russia will remain isolated if it continues to destabilise Ukraine
Yahoo - Cameron warns Russia of isolation, further sanctions over Ukraine
LA Times - Putin faces isolation ...
G20 in Australia: Buffoons vs the Global South
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Here’s the G20 in Australia in a one-liner: a tiny bunch of Anglo-Saxon political buffoons attempts to drown out the Global South.
Countries representing over 85 percent of the world economy get together to (in theory) discuss some really ...
The siege of Julian Assange is a farce - a special investigation
- John Pilger
The siege of Knightsbridge is a farce. For two years, an exaggerated, costly police presence around the Ecuadorean embassy in London has served no purpose other than to flaunt the power of the state. Their quarry is an Australian charged with no crime, ...
It’s now total war against the BRICS
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Fasten your seat belts: the information war already unleashed against Russia is bound to expand to Brazil, India and China.
Brazil, Russia, India and China, as it’s widely known, are the top four members of the BRICS group of emerging powers, ...
World Trade: Competition and Cooperation
- Werner Rügemer
The TTIP, TTP and TiSA are instruments developed by the USA to achieve economic and military domination of the world. With ALBA, CELAC and the BRICS alliance, several countries are trying to fight this.
At the NATO summit in Newport/Wales ...
World Social Forum Back in Tunisia in March 2015
"The WSF space belongs to the entire alterglobalist movement, and it must take ownership of it": Mimoun Rahmani
- Sergio Ferrari
The Arab Spring is now going through a frustrating period of setbacks. From this perspective, the fact that the next World Social Forum will again take place in Tunis, from 24 - 28 March 2015, proves particularly important.
“This forum ...
How to start a war and lose an empire
- Dmitry Orlov Дмитрий Орлов
A year and a half I wrote an essay on how the US chooses to view Russia, titled The Image of the Enemy. I was living in Russia at the time, and, after observing the American anti-Russian rhetoric and the Russian reaction to it, I made some observations ...
Renverser des gouvernements, une pratique amplement rodée des USA
- Washington's Blog
Les USA ont déjà patiqué ce qu'ils appellent le "Regime change", c'est-à-dire renversé des gouvernements, en Syrie (1949), en Iran (1953), en Irak (par deux fois), en Afghanistan (par deux fois), en Turquie ...