Will Paris Climate Talks Be Too Little, Too Late?
- Dahr Jamail ظاهر جميل
"But it is here at the head of the river, under the snow peaks and the waterfall that thunders down out of the magic lake, that I shall pass from one world to another."
In the book The Snow Leopard, Peter Matthiessen's ...
Why Turkey Stabbed Russia in the Back
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Russia’s and Turkey’s objectives in fighting the Islamic State group are diametrically opposed.
It's absolutely impossible to understand why the Turkish government would engage in the suicidal strategy of downing a Russian Su-24 over Syrian ...
What’s really at stake at the Paris climate conference now marches are banned
- Naomi Klein
By banning protest at COP21, Hollande is silencing those facing the worst impacts of climate change and its monstrous violence
Whose security gets protected by any means necessary? Whose security is casually sacrificed, despite ...
Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash, and the $10 Trillion Bail-in
- Ellen Brown
In uncertain times, “cash is king,” but central bankers are systematically moving to eliminate that option. Is it really about stimulating the economy? Or is there some deeper, darker threat afoot?
Remember those old ads showing a senior ...
Consume more, conserve more: sorry, but we just can’t do both
- George Monbiot
The belief that economic growth can be detached from destruction appears to be based on a simple accounting mistake
We can have it all; that is the promise of our age. We can own every gadget we are capable of imagining – ...
- Jacques Sapir Жак Сапир
The destruction of a Russian airplane, the crew of which seems to have been killed, by Turkish fighter jets constitutes an extremely serious incident, the consequences of which could be incalculable. The Turkish government’s attitude appears here ...
Bernie Sanders, Mr. Voutsis and the Truth Commission on Greek Public Debt
- Yorgos Mitralias Γιώργος Μητραλιάς
At the very moment when the new President of the Greek Parliament, Mr. Voutsis, has decided to order the dissolution of the Truth Commission on Greek Public Debt, without even bothering to explain the reason for his act, on the other side of ocean, a ...
Terror Junkies: The West’s Addiction to Funding Radical Groups
- Steven MacMillan
Similar to a heroin addict, Western nations have a destructive addiction which they are so dependent on, they appear unwilling to give it up. Funding radical terror organisations is the modus operandi of many prominent nations in NATO, with ...
The war must go on...: the West's strategy after Paris
- Sebastian Budgen
The attacks on Paris last Friday, 13th November, have prompted a predictable response: bombs abroad and a further restriction of civil liberties at home, not to mention a ratcheting up of Islamophobia. Sebastian Budgen analyses the wisdom of this ...
Islamic State is the cancer of modern capitalism
- Nafeez Ahmed نفیظ احمد
The brutal ‘Islamic State’ is a symptom of a deepening crisis of civilisation premised on fossil fuel addiction, which is undermining Western hegemony and unravelling state power across the Muslim world
Debate about the ...