We Are All Greeks Now
- Chris Hedges
The poor and the working class in the United States know what it is to be Greek. They know underemployment and unemployment. They know life without a pension. They know existence on a few dollars a day. They know gas and electricity being turned ...
Clearing Hurdles to Iran Nuclear Deal With Standoffs, Shouts and Compromise
- David E. Sanger-Michael R. Gordon دیوید سنگر- میشل گوردون
VIENNA — One by one, the roadblocks to a nuclear accord between Iran and the United States had been painstakingly cleared. But as the negotiations went into their third week in the neoclassical Coburg Palace hotel this month, a major dispute lingered ...
German New Era in the Middle East
TEHRAN/BERLIN (Own report) - Berlin is rushing to renew economic ties with Iran and to engage in reshaping the Middle East by dispatching its minister of the economy to Tehran.
The nuclear agreement, signed last Tuesday ...
Iran nuclear-free, Italy nuclearized
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
"Today is a historic day and it is a great honor for us to announce that we have reached an accord on the Iranian nuclear solution, to make our world safer.” Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, ...
#ethicalcapitalism and Why It Fails to “Change the World”
- Rozali Telbis
Oscar Wilde’s assertions on the degradation of man under capitalism remain as relevant today as it did over a century ago. His essay, “The Soul of Man Under Socialism” tackles the inherent demoralizing nature of charity under capitalism ...
Three rarely –if ever– mentioned facts in the Greek tragedy
- Saskia Sassen Σάσκια Σάσσεν
Three rarely –if ever– mentioned or repeated facts in the Greek tragedy playing out in full view of the world
You, dear reader, decide if these three facts lead you to say yes or no to Austerity -- not to Europe, but to Austerity.
“Blame the Greeks” – 5 Persistent Myths
- Chris Kanthan
Why can’t the Greeks just stick to the austerity plan and reduce their debt like the other countries? This and other often-asked questions are finally given some answers.
1. Question: Greeks borrowed too much, isn’t that right?
The Bilderberg’s “Cashless Society” Proposal and Rwanda’s US Supported Cashless Payment System
- Timothy Alexander Guzman
One of the main topics at the Bilderberg Group meeting held last week in Telfs-Buchen, Austria was the idea of promoting a cashless society. It seems like governments in Africa think that a cashless society is a good idea, which is good news ...
Karl Marx Was Right
- Chris Hedges
On Saturday (May 30, 2015) at the Left Forum in New York City, Chris Hedges joined professors Richard Wolff and Gail Dines to discuss why Karl Marx is essential at a time when global capitalism is collapsing. These are the remarks Hedges made ...
The Myth of Global 'Free' Trade
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
There was a direct, crucial "secret" agenda linking the G7 meeting in Germany and the Bilderberg meeting in Austria last week; the advancement of the virtually secret negotiations towards the Transatlantic Trade and Investment ...