Bilderberg 2013: welcome to 1984
- Charlie Skelton
Relax: thanks to Goldman Sachs and other 'donors', this year's conference will be cost-neutral for Hertfordshire – despite the construction of the Great Wall of Watford
The auditorium grew hushed as a senior Watford borough councillor took ...
An open letter to my military doctor: allow independent medical access
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren - AA.VV. - Auteurs div. -Από διάφορους συντάκτες - Muhtelif Yazarlar-Olika skribenter-Malsamaj aŭtoroj-مؤلفون مختلفين
Guantánamo Bay prison detainees protest – open letter full text
The signatories protest that the forced feedings administered by military physicians at Guantánamo are 'extremely painful' and 'in violation of the ethics of your ...
False solutions to hunger and poverty
- Susanne Schuster
In the course of the last year several initiatives addressing global hunger and food security were launched. It is very touching to see how concerned our leaders are with hunger and poverty.
At the Camp David G8 summit in May 2012 president ...
Mexican Police Takes Counterinsurgency Lessons From Israel In Chiapas
- Linda Quiquivix - Jimmy Johnson
Earlier this month, Jorge Luis Llaven Abarca, Mexico’s newly-appointed secretary of public security in Chiapas, announced that discussions had taken place between his office and the Israeli defense ministry. The two countries talked about ...
The Confiscation of Bank Savings to “Save the Banks”: The Diabolical Bank “Bail-In” Proposal
- Michel Chossudovsky
Is the Cyprus Bank “Bail-in” a “dress rehearsal” for things to come?
Is a “Savings Heist” in the European Union and North America envisaged which could result in the outright confiscation of bank deposits? ...
"Dirty Wars": How the US Declares the World a Battlefield
The President's Private Army: Interview with Jeremy Scahill ("Blackwater") on his Latest Book "Dirty Wars. The World Is a Battlefield"
Jeremy Scahill: National ...
Seeds of Suicide
- Vandana Shiva
“Monsanto is an agricultural company.
We apply innovation and technology to help farmers around the world produce more while conserving more.”
“Producing more, Conserving more, Improving farmers lives.”
These are the ...
WTO: Who will be the next head?
- Mark Weisbrot
Contest for the post of WTO director-general pits Washington's candidate and programme against most of the world.
Back in 2004, when negotiations for the Washington-driven "Free Trade Area of the Americas" were heading for collapse, the Brazilian ...
The 1 Percent’s Solution
- Paul Krugman
Economic debates rarely end with a T.K.O. But the great policy debate of recent years between Keynesians, who advocate sustaining and, indeed, increasing government spending in a depression, and austerians, who demand immediate spending cuts, comes ...
A post-history strip tease
- Pepe Escobar
This is an abridged version of a lecture this week at the 13th Seminary of Political Solidarity Don Juan Chavez in memoriam at the University of Zaragoza, Spain.
How cozy it would be to summon the retro-spirit of Burt Bacharach to define our geopolitical ...