The Kremlin’s 1917 Revolution Problem
- Amie Ferris-Rotman Эми Феррис-Ротман
The 100th anniversary of the October Revolution brings difficult memories for modern-day Russia
The diorama showing how Ulyanovsk looked when Vladimir Lenin was born here in 1870 is noticeably full of Orthodox churches.
Their gleaming onion domes are ...
How the DPRK Riddle is Freaking out the US Establishment
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
The 19th Party Congress has made it very clear that “socialism with Chinese characteristics” – as codified by President Xi Jinping – is China’s roadmap ahead. Not only the strategy graphically eschews those much-lauded ...
Neoliberal capitalism and its crisis
- Prabhat Patnaik പ്രഭാത് പട്നായിക്
“Neoliberal capitalism” is the term used to describe the phase of capitalism where restrictions on the global flows of commodities and capital, including capital in the form of finance, have been substantially removed. Since such removal ...
Hopelessly criminalizing BDS only augments its impact
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
Dickinson’s 20,000 inhabitants, who had probably never heard of Israel, are now new and ardent supporters of the movement to boycott it
Imagine a natural disaster in Israel, after which city officials demand that victims sign a form swearing never ...
From the ‘July Days’ to the workers’ revolution in Russia 1917
- John Catalinotto
At the end of the abortive workers and sailors’ uprising in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) in July 1917, nearly all the leaders of the Bolshevik Party were in prison or in hiding, slandered as agents of German imperialism. Yet within months the ...
Everything you know about neoliberalism is wrong
- Bill Mitchell - Thomas Fazi
Let’s face it: national sovereignty has become irrelevant in today’s increasingly complex and interdependent international economy. The deepening of economic globalisation has rendered individual states increasingly powerless vis-à ...
Catalonia will not retreat
- Oriol Junqueras
BARCELONA, Spain — The proclamation of independence by the Catalan Republic last week was a historic milestone. It demonstrated that the Catalan government, with the support of the public, has one priority — freedom for a people who are ...
Indictment: we must continue Daphne Caruana Galizia’s work
- Manuel Delia
Since I first heard of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s death, I’ve thought of little else. And that’s not likely to stop now.
The funeral of Daphne Caruana Galizia this Friday in Mosta
It started with shock at the audacity and the terminal ...
The alternative Balfour declaration: the Jews in pre-state Israel who called for a binational State
- Ofer Aderet עופר אדרת
Two Israeli scholars shed light on the Sephardi Jews whose perspectives were left out of the 1917 Balfour Declaration
In 1921, four years after the Balfour Declaration promised to establish a “national home for the Jewish people” in the ...
A yawn: that's how most Israelis respond to land theft
- Amira Hass عميرة هاس עמירה הס
As long as it’s Palestinian land. They know that sooner or later they’ll be able to buy a dirt-cheap villa with a fantastic view on that land
Israeli settlers damaging Palestinian olive trees. Credit Ayed Mazalom / Rabbis for Human Rights