Assad talks, Russia walks
- Pepe Escobar
So Bashar al-Assad has spoken - exclusively, to Argentine daily El Clarin (there's a huge Syrian diaspora in Argentina, as well as in neighboring Brazil).
Cutting through the fog of Western hysteria, he made some valuable points. The record shows ...
"Dirty Wars": How the US Declares the World a Battlefield
The President's Private Army: Interview with Jeremy Scahill ("Blackwater") on his Latest Book "Dirty Wars. The World Is a Battlefield"
Jeremy Scahill: National ...
GREAT BRITAIN: Arch AZZ Greenstein Surrendered
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
In the last few weeks we have witnessed more than a few humanists abandoning the Palestinian solidarity sinking dingy.
Veteran BBC celebrity Alan Hart, the person who devoted the last 3 decades to the Palestinian cause and provided us with some ...
Catfight - and it's US vs EU
- Pepe Escobar
Lovers of turbo-neoliberalism, rejoice - and take your bottles of Moet to a prime ringside seat; there won't be a nastier catfight this summer than the opening rounds opposing two Western giants.
Forget about the Pentagon "pivoting" to ...
Why Europe can’t just “fix” youth unemployment
- Jerome E. Roos
Our problems are not due to a lack of innovative ideas; they are due to an excess of financial power concentrated in the hands of an elite of bankers.
For years already, the youth of Europe’s heavily indebted periphery has been facing mass unemployment. ...
What to do about the debt and the euro?
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren - AA.VV. - Auteurs div. -Από διάφορους συντάκτες - Muhtelif Yazarlar-Olika skribenter-Malsamaj aŭtoroj-مؤلفون مختلفين
Europe is sinking into crisis and social regression under the pressure of austerity, recession and the strategy of “structural reforms”. This pressure is tightly coordinated at the European level, under the leadership of ...
Seeds of Suicide
- Vandana Shiva
“Monsanto is an agricultural company.
We apply innovation and technology to help farmers around the world produce more while conserving more.”
“Producing more, Conserving more, Improving farmers lives.”
These are the ...
''No Sovereign Government Has the Right to Oppress Its Own People''
- Samira Sammer
In this interview with Samira Sammer, Sharif Nashashibi, co-founder and chairman of Arab Media Watch, discusses the difficulties of reporting on the Arab Spring in repressive states, the situation of minorities in Syria and the question of Western involvement ...
The Donkey of the Messiah
- Uri Avnery אורי אבנרי
“THE TWO-STATE solution is dead!” this mantra has been repeated so often lately, by so many authoritative commentators, that it must be true.
Well, it ain‘t.
It reminds one of Mark Twain’s oft quoted words: “The report ...
Church of Scotland Denies Jewish Claim to Land of Israel
- Anshel Pfeffer
A report by the Church of Scotland, published this week, denies any special privilege for the Jewish people in the land of Israel. The church, which in recent years has jettisoned its once philosemitic character, opened a wide rift with the Scottish ...