US increases pressure on China
- Vladimir Terekhov Владимир Терехов
Despite growing domestic problems of various kinds (or even perhaps mainly because of them), the United States has ramped up the pressure on its key geopolitical opponent, i.e. the People’s Republic of China (PRC). And Washington is not doing ...
Eyad Hallaq's mom sleeps in her late son's bed. His dad won't eat. They have a message for Israel's police
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
The green grass in the small yard outside the house has turned yellow and died. The potted plants are also withered, after not being watered for a month. Eyad used to water them every day in the summer, but now there’s no one to tend to them. ...
- Spyros Manouselis Σπύρος Μανουσέλης
All health practices against the pandemic to date, this set of biomedical measures and practices designed to protect human societies against the new infectious agent, were not based on rigorous knowledge and research, but on widespread propaganda about ...
‘Optimism of the will’: Palestinian freedom is possible now
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
In a recent TV discussion, a respected pro-Palestine journalist declared that if any positive change or transformation ever occurs in the tragic Palestinian saga, it would not happen now, but that it would take a whole new generation to bring about ...
International Law and the Western Sahara Conflict
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- Juan Soroeta Liceras
Since joining the UN in 1955, its main bodies pressured Spain to proceed with the decolonization of “Spanish Sahara”, which shortly after, and under the name of Western Sahara, was included in the list of Non-Self-Governing Territories.
In Gaza, suicides are a political message
- Amira Hass عميرة هاس עמירה הס
Violent, unnatural, premature death is unrelenting in the densely populated Strip. There are more than enough reasons
Are four suicides in one week in the Gaza Strip – bringing the total to 12 since the beginning of the year – a coincidence ...
Brazil’s money laundering scandal from hell
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар پپه اِسکوبار
With no one eager to talk about the revelations, the question is what will ex-president Lula do about it
Two decades after a political earthquake, a powerful aftershock that should be rocking Brazil apart is being met with thunderous silence. ...
Arab powers want Egypt to fight their wars in Libya
- Salman Rafi Sheikh سلمان رفیع شیخ
Whereas Egypt may have its own reasons to intervene in Libya, it appears that the current dynamics of the north African state’s latest decision to send its military into Libya go far beyond the traditional parameters of ‘national interest. ...
Lucio Urtubia: An anarchist life (1931-2020)
- Enough 14
Social rebel, counterfeiter, bandit, modern Robin Hood – the list of titles with which our anarchist comrade Lucio Urtubia was honoured is long. His life, which sounds like an adventure novel, is a mirror of the revolutionary movements in Europe ...
EU summit: It will end badly anyway
- Giorgio Cremaschi
It is now clear that the EU summit either will not reach an agreement on real aid to those who have suffered the most from the hecatomb and social damage of the pandemic, or reach a fierce and unjust agreement, along the lines of those imposed by the ...