"Impose an Embargo on the EPA Talks" - Interview with Yash Tandon, Ugandan political economist (Part 1)
- Patricia Handley
Respected Ugandan political economist Yash Tandon has added his voice to the call for a moratorium on the negotiations between African countries and the European Union (EU) on the trade deals known as economic partnership agreements (EPAs).
Currency War and US Imperialism
- Pambazuka News
There has been much publicity about the so-called "currency war" arising from the discussions at the recent G20 meeting. Can you explain what is meant by currency war?
The discourse, the rhetoric, on the currency war is very superficial and ...
Tlaxcala opens its doors to the Amazigh language (Berber)
- Omar Mouffok عمر موفق
Amazigh or Berber, called Tamazight by the majority of those who speak it, is the original language of the Imazighen peoples of North Africa. This language, spoken in different regions from the oasis of Siwa (west of Egypt) to the Atlantic Ocean, ...
Tense Ivory Coast awaits first poll results
ABIDJAN, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's electoral commission was expected to announce partial results of a close presidential election on Monday in an increasingly tense atmosphere with sporadic outbreaks of violence.
Cancún and the Resistance Against Environmental Barbarism
- Luis Hernández Navarro
México will host the 16th edition of the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16) in Cancún from November 29th through December 10th. A curious irony: the most important international ...
G20: The fall of the West
- Roberto Savio
Rome, November 2010. The last G20 showed us that we are far from global governance. It’s clear that national interests, although interdependent, have different priorities, and that the era when the West could impose its will on developing ...
Tlaxcala in Tamazight (Berber)
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
Starting today, Tlaxcala, the network of activists in favor of linguistic diversity, is adding a fourteenth language to its linguistic palette: Amazigh (Berber) or, as those who speak it refer to it: Tamazight.
Amazigh, the autochthonous language of ...
The EU Juggernaut and Jean Monnet, the Wirepuller (1)
Sm/rmh/an. Today’s EU has a double history. A superficial one which can be found in most history books and a hidden one which must not become public – a story that began a long time before the version we all know. Jean Monnet is the link ...
Bihar in focus
- Greenpeace - Brikesh Singh
Bihar, with a large portion of its population still having no access to electricity and having one of the largest energy deficits in the country, is an ideal state to showcase a decentralized energy development paradigm.
Energy, an essential need for ...
Missile Defense at NATO's Summit: Two Forms of Atlanticism Combined
- Peter Custers
There were several key topics figuring on the agenda of the Summit. Last November 20th, representatives of NATO’s 28 member states gathered in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon to decide on the future orientation of the military alliance. One of ...