The 1917 Peasant Revolutions
- Sarah Badcock
In Russia 1917, ordinary rural people took direct action to remake their world.
Peasants were political game changers in 1917. They defined politicians’ responses to national challenges; they produced, controlled, and dictated food supplies; ...
What Did Dr. King Mean by Love?
- Jose-Antonio Orosco
As someone who regularly teaches about the political philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr., I often spend time discussing with students the ways in which King’s ideas are taken out of context and turned into sound bites in order to support positions ...
EU clones itself in West Africa and then tries to ransack the region
- Bill Mitchell
In a recent blog – If Africa is rich – why is it so poor? – I considered the question of why the resources that make Africa rich have not been deployed to the benefit of the indigenous people who reside there. We saw that ...
Is North Korea Showing the Emperor is Naked?
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Amid the thick fog of (rhetorical) war between Washington and Pyongyang, it’s still possible to detect some fascinating writing on the (unbuilt) wall.
A case can be made that President Trump is using North Korea to kick the 24/7 ...
Monsanto sold banned chemicals for years despite known health risks, archives reveal
- Arthur Neslen
Company refutes legal analysis of documents suggesting it ignored risk to human health and environment long after pollutants’ lethal effects were known
Monsanto was the biggest manufacturer of PCBs and mass produced them between 1935 ...
Introducing Israel’s Very Own 'Nasty Woman'
- Judy Maltz ג'ודי מלץ
It's a T-shirt campaign, actually, which in a nod to Hillary Clinton aims to embolden girls and women, with all the proceeds going to women's groups
Or Alterman, left, and Ayala Meromi Keinan of the Nasty Woman T-shirt initiative, August 2017. ...
Macron-Libya: the Rothschild Connection
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
“What is happening today in Libya is the nub of a destabilization programme holding a myriad of complexities”. So declared President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee, as he concluded an agreement that “paves the way for peace and national ...
The narrature of capitalism
Do we really owe modernity to capitalism?
- Jorge Majfud
One of the claims that the apologists of capitalism most repeat and least question is that which has been the system that has created the most wealth and progress in history. We owe you the Internet, the planes, YouTube, the computers from which ...
RFK Jr. gives eye-opening inverview on live TV about vaccine facts that many people still don't know
- Arjun Walia
Robert F. Kennedy Jr was recently a guest on Tucker Carlson’s show for Fox News, and in it he revealed it was only the second time he’d ever been allowed to discuss the dangers of vaccines on such a platform. This restriction is hardly ...
The Sun King and The American Friend
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Donald Trump's Eiffel Tower chat with the French establishment's new golden boy, President Emmanuel Macron, culminated in a political M&A*
So what did Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron really talk about throughout their effusive ...