Epstein lived in a netherworld where normal rules don’t apply. How many more Epsteins are out there?
- Igor Ogorodnev Игорь Огороднев
Forget how he died, the real mystery is how Jeffrey Epstein lived - committing acts that would get a normal person jailed, all while next to the world’s most-watched men. How did he create a protective bubble around himself?
Marco Bello/REUTERS ...
More sanctions will only hurt the Venezuelan people
- Michael Shifter
‘It worked in Panama.’ This is not true.
In Caracas, people without running water used plastic containers to haul a supply for their homes in March.
Photo Meridith Kohut for The New York Times
President Trump issued an executive order ...
To fix Iran crisis, Trump must change course
- Seyed Hossein Mousavian سید حسین موسویان
PRINCETON, New Jersey — U.S. President Donald Trump has put the West on a collision course with Iran.
If there's any hope of a constructive resolution, the U.S. president must abandon his bullying tactics and his sanctions policy.
US president’ ...
Western Sahara: A long-dormant African conflict draws unusual White House spotlight
- Dion Nissenbaum
John Bolton’s threats to scuttle tiny U.N. peacekeeping mission stirs fears over regional stability
LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara—The world’s longest minefield stretches hundreds of miles through the Sahara, cutting a path through one ...
Hong Kong, Kashmir: a Tale of Two Occupations
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Readers from myriad latitudes have been asking me about Hong Kong. They know it’s one of my previous homes. I developed a complex, multi-faceted relationship with Hong Kong ever since the 1997 handover, which I covered extensively. Right now, ...
Today more than ever, Argentina
- Noam Chomsky Νόαμ Τσόμσκι نوآم چامسکی
Here is Noam Chomsky's message to the Argentines on the eve of the primary elections, which saw the victory of the Peronist candidate. Apparently, they seem to have heard it.
The advanced neoliberal process that Mauricio Macri has developed during ...
Israeli court orders Bedouins to pay cost of their eviction from unrecognized village
- Almog Ben Zikri الموج بن زكري אלמוג בן זיקרי
The $372,000 [€333,000] to be paid by six people is the latest chapter in a years-long battle by Bedouin in the south to remain on land the courts say they have no right to
Protesters at the unrecognized Bedouin village of Al-Araqib in the ...
Postscript :Toni Morrison’s truth
- Hilton Als
She saw the madness we’re living in now years ago.
Toni Morrison (1931)-2019. Art by Katy Horan from Literary Witches.
When she looked at you and addressed you by your Christian name, she made it sound like a promise, one that stood on the ...
Tarantino’s ‘dead Indians’ and the roots of USAmerican violence
- Nancy Marie Mithlo
As other viewers of Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film 'Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood' laughed at Leonardo DiCaprio's 'the only good Indian is a dead Indian' refrain, Nancy Marie Mithlo, Chiricahua Apache, cringed
My day job is as an American ...
Politics and pedocriminality: a demonic mix
- Wayne Madsen
The indictment of wealthy investor Jeffrey Epstein by the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) on charges of international sex trafficking and a wider conspiracy to commit such activity has sent shock waves throughout the political, ...