But M. Macron, the Euro has already failed
The only question is: What do we do about it?
- Tim Worstall
Emmanuel Macron is one of those running to be the next French President. And as he does so he really needs to get up to speed with his economics. For he claims that the euro could fail within the next 10 years unless something is done about it. This ...
Iceland Is No Utopia
- Joanna Smith
I first visited Iceland two years ago and came home smitten; banging on about this geothermal, liberal paradise. Watching the news with me was a nightmare. If there was a story about corruption in British politics I would chime in with: “In ...
USA commits acts of terrorism-Why is that so hard to understand?
- Vijay Prashad
When USAmerica bombs, it's rational; when other countries threaten to do it, we cry terrorism.
A few years ago, I asked a retired Iraqi Air Force officer what it felt like to be bombed periodically by the United States in the 1990s. Whenever US President ...
China after the party: an interview with Wang Hui
- En Liang Khong 恩良孔
The luminary of China’s emergent “New Left” speaks to openDemocracy about the lessons of labour unrest, the Cultural Revolution as taboo, and post-party politics.
As a leftist and writer living in Beijing for the past four months, ...
When Your Healers Become Your Killers
- Baher Kamal باهر كمال
There is a major though silent global threat to human and animal health, with implications for both food safety and food security and the economic well-being of millions of farming households. It is so-called anti-microbial resistance.
The problems ...
Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel’s Prisons
- Marwan Barghouthi مروان البرغوثي
HADARIM PRISON, Israel — Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel’s illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners. After exhausting ...
Emmanuel Clinton vs Marine LeTrump
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
What’s supposed to be the shock of the new is not exactly so.
Here’s the body count in the latest geopolitical earthquake afflicting the West: The Socialist Party in France is dead. The traditional Right is comatose. What used to be ...
- Zoltan Zigedy
After agreeing that the US attack upon a Syrian air force base constituted a violation of international law, a violation of Syrian sovereignty, an Ivy League law professor told NPR that he believes that the premeditated strike was justified nonetheless. ...
- CBG Coordination gegen BAYER-Gefahren/Coalition against BAYER-Dangers
Demonstration and protest on the occasion of the AGM of the BAYER shareholders on 28th April 2017 in Bonn, Germany
More and more organisations concerned with small-scale and organic farming such as ABL and IFOAM International, environmental protection, ...
26 April 1937 : The tragedy of Guernica
- George Steer جورج ستير - Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
Preface by Fausto Giudice
It was Monday, market day. There were many people in the streets of the small city of Guernica, which had a population of seven thousand inhabitants. At 4:30 p.m. the church bells started to ring, five minutes later the ...