NATO Summit in Newport, the curtain of war open on two fronts
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
Sept. 4 - The Summit of Heads of State and Government of the 28 NATO states opens today in Newport Wales, where these leaders will take key decisions “to ensure NATO is prepared to address current and future security challenges," ...
“The alternative would be the Bank of the South, not the BRICS Bankˮ: Éric Toussaint
- Benito Perez
Éric Toussaint knows what is at stake in development finance inside out. Founder of the Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt (CADTM) in 1990, the Belgian political scientist was directly involved in launching the Bank of the South ...
Gaza, Iraq, Ukraine and the global financial system
Weekly Comment, 1-7 August 2014
- Conflicts Forum
The Ancient philosophers perceived killing – and its opposite pole of living peacefully – as curiously closely related – they rested, these seemingly opposite poles, on a knife edge, with each able, in an instant to tip towards ...
Energy ballet-2: Syria, Ukraine & 'Pipelineistan'
- Pepe Escobar
As much as Iran, Russia, the US and the EU are involved in a sophisticated nuclear/energy ballet, Syria and Ukraine are also two key power play vectors bound to determine much of what happens next in the New Great Game in Eurasia.
And both Syria ...
The Zapatista Women’s Revolutionary Law as it is lived today
- Sylvia Marcos
This essay on the Zapatistas’ Women’s Revolutionary Law twenty years on, draws on Zapatista women’s reflections, together with a decades-long engagement with indigenous feminism and Zapatismo. Engaging difference through respect ...
Energy ballet: Iran, Russia and 'Pipelineistan'
- Pepe Escobar
A fascinating nuclear/energy ballet involving Iran, Russia, the US and the EU is bound to determine much of what happens next in the new great game in Eurasia.
Let’s start with what’s going on with the Iranian nuclear dossier.
MH17: Vanishing point …
- Pepe Escobar
First, passenger airliner MH370 vanished from Planet Earth. Then MH370 vanished from the news cycle. First, MH17 was shot down by "Putin's missile" - as Planet Earth was told. Then MH17 vanished from the news cycle.
Where's Baudrillard ...
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
Since its establishment, more Jews were hurt in wars and terror attacks in Israel than anywhere else. The war in Gaza endangered world Jews as well, as no other war has before it.
Pro-Palestinian protester holds a placard reading 'Humanists Not ...
Cracks in the Wall
The Unintended Consequences of Genocide
- Robert Fantina
As Israel has declared a 72- hour ceasefire, it also reports ‘mission accomplished’ in Gaza. It might be interesting to see just what that apartheid regime has accomplished.
Destroyed tunnels, most often used to smuggle into Gaza household ...
Blinded by Israel, Visionless in Gaza
- Tariq Ali
The US Senate votes unanimously to defend Israel including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. I don’t think he did it for the money. He is a paid-up member of POEEI (‘Progressive on Everything Except Israel’ and pronounced pooee) the ...