- Prabhat Patnaik പ്രഭാത് പട്നായിക്
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) brings out every year a publication called World Employment and Social Outlook. The current year’s report, released on May 18, is sub-titled “Transforming Jobs to End Poverty”. It ...
Uber, Newsnight and Donald Trump
- Ann Pettifor
I fluffed my lines on a recent BBC Newsnight segment on Uber. As the discussion was wrapping up, I warned that the uberisation of the economy – the ambition to corral the entire cash flow of whole sectors of the global economy into ...
5 Reasons Washington Has Already Decided to Go to War with Russia
- Peter Lavelle
As Moscow repeatedly out manoeuvres Washington and refuses to rise to Washington's bait, Washington doubles-down and readies for war.
The writing would seem to be on the wall – Washington and its stenographers union (better known as the west’ ...
Target Russia. Target China. Target Iran
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Not a day goes by without US Think Tankland doing what it does best; pushing all sorts of scenarios for cold – and hot – war with Russia, plus myriad confrontations with China and Iran.
That fits into the Pentagon’s Top Five existential ...
Female genital mutilation makes all society ill: Hannah Wettig
- Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
An informative interview with Hannah Wettig, Project Manager at the association Stop FGM Middle East. I would like to thank her for her time and her detailed answers to my questions. It is important to point out that FGM is a severe violation of children’ ...
We Have Entered The Looting Stage Of Capitalism
Germany’s Assault On The IMF
- Paul Craig Roberts
Having successfully used the EU to conquer the Greek people by turning the Greek “leftwing” government into a pawn of Germany’s banks, Germany now finds the IMF in the way of its plan to loot Greece into oblivion .
Victor Juhasz, ...
Egypt, India,Turkey: Here Comes the Next Crop of 'Free Market' Authoritarian Leaders Across the Planet, Stifling Dissent and Enriching the Elites
- Vijay Prashad
Job creation is not always a better solution to poverty than welfare spending.
Earlier this month, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released its important World Employment Social Outlook report for 2016. There was little press coverage. ...
Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS
- Paul Craig Roberts
Having removed the reformist President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Washington is now disposing of the reformist President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff.
Washington used a federal judge to order Argentina to sacrifice its debt restructuring ...
US adopts lethal Israeli tactic to “protect” civilians
- Rania Khalek
The US military has adopted an Israeli procedure known as “roof-knocking” in its war on Islamic State, also known as ISIS or Daesh, adding yet another failed Israeli tactic to its counterterrorism toolkit.
Roof-knocking entails striking ...
A call to occupy public spaces all over the globe on May 15th, 2016, for a #GlobalDebout
- Global NuitDebout
Since 31 March 2016, participants in the Nuit Debout movement have been occupying public areas and have transformed them into spaces for citizen exchange, learning and creation. Born out of the protest against the recent French labor ...