The Calm Before the Coming Global Storm
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Major turbulence seems to be the name of the game in 2016. Yet the current turbulence may be interpreted as the calm before the next, devastating geopolitical/financial storm. Let’s review the current state of play via the dilemmas afflicting ...
The CADTM network’s Global Assembly is to be held in Tunis from 26 to 30 April 2016
The CADTM will hold its Global Assembly in Tunis from 26 to 30 April. About sixty delegates from some thirty member organisations of the CADTM network in Africa, South America, Asia and Europe are expected to meet in Tunis. The Assembly will assess ...
“Every person can follow to turn this failed economic system into a successful one”: John Perkins
- Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
My interview with bestseller author JOHN PERKINS. We have just translated an article about Panama Papers into German. ProMosaik is convinced that economists and writers like John Perkins have a lot to say about how to change our militarized world ...
African liberation struggles drove Portugal’s April 1974 Revolution
- John Catalinotto
It was April of 1974. A popular folk song serving as a secret signal to the captains in Portugal’s Armed Forces Movement (MFA) played on Lisbon’s Radio Renascença. Units of the army in and near Lisbon had been scheduled to go out ...
There is no "just war": The Catholic Church is now more advanced than U.S. philosophy departments
- David Swanson
It ought to be with considerable embarrassment that I say this, as an atheist who thinks religion does far more harm than good, and that it does so not only through the pretense that death isn't real but first and foremost through the promotion of ...
Confessions of a Hit Man on Panama Papers
- John Perkins
The Panama Papers should be no surprise. I was there in the 1970s, when the system they’ve exposed was set in motion. As an Economic Hit Man (an EHM), I helped forge this global economy that is based on legalized crimes. It’s a system ...
At UN Human Rights Council, Saudi Arabia Supports Right To Torture & Execute LGBT People
- Kit O’Connell
The Gulf kingdom, where homosexuality is punishable by beheading, objected to a report by the special rapporteur on torture because extending human rights protections to LGBT people “lacked any ground in international law.”
The bodies ...
“We are working on building up a broad popular movement, that is conscious, critical and mobilizedˮ: Jérôme Duval, CADTM
- Milena Rampoldi میلنا رامپلدی
Jérôme Duval is an activist of the CADTM, the Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt (Comité pour l’Annulation de la Dette du Tiers Monde), created in 1990 in Liège, Belgium, today become a global network. ...
We All Are Islamic State
- Chris Hedges
Revenge is the psychological engine of war. Victims are the blood currency. Their corpses are used to sanctify acts of indiscriminate murder. Those defined as the enemy and targeted for slaughter are rendered inhuman. They are not worthy of empathy ...
A world war has begun. Break the silence.
- John Pilger
This is an edited version of an address by John Pilger at the University of Sydney, entitled A World War Has Begun
I have been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people ...