Omen of great disasters
- Míkis Theodorákis Μίκης Θεοδωράκης
With such common sense as I possess I cannot explain, much less justify, the speed with which our country has slumped from the 2009 level to the point where we lose part of our national sovereignty to the IMF and are placed under trusteeship.
Talking with Joshua Frank on the U.S., Israel and Middle East
- Kourosh Ziabari نرنش ضیابری
Joshua Frank is an American progressive journalist and noted anti-war columnist. His articles and commentaries have appeared on CounterPunch, Z Magazine, AntiWar.com, Truthout and Alternet. He is author of "Left Out! How Liberals Helped Reelect ...
Terrorizing the Democratic Space
- Gladson Dundung
In the midst of hide and seek between the Sun and the Cloud, the environment of Jaipal Singh Stadium in Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand was very tense on June 25, 2010. The reason was, the “Operation Green Hunt Virodhi Nagrik Manch” ...
Massive US military presence in Costa Rica
- Eva Golinger
This past July 1st, the Costa Rican Congress authorized the arrival of 46 US battleships and 7 thousand US troops to the coasts of Costa Rica to carry out military operations, anti-narcotics missions and supposed humanitarian actions in the region. ...
Strawberry fields forever
- Adam Keller אדם קלר
In the old story, two patients at a mental hospital sat by the window, looking out. On the path a farmer was driving a donkey, from the bags on whose back a rather unpleasant smell arose.
One patient asked the farmer: "What is in these bags?" ...
Greening The Desert: Eritrea’s Manzanar Mangrove Miracle
- Thomas C. Mountain
Along the nearly barren desert shoreline of the Red Sea there can be found a miracle of green forest stretching over 6 miles (10 kilometers), the Manzanar Mangrove Project.
Started some 15 years ago on the shoreline of Zula Bay, once home to Africa’ ...
Obama's Unjust Iran Policy
- Bill CHRISTISON بيل كريستيسون
It takes only two paragraphs to demonstrate the foolishness and utter injustice of President Obama’s present policy toward Iran. In this world of nation-states, Iran has at least as much right to possess nuclear weapons as the far smaller Israel. ...
The Iranian Greens and the West
- Sasan Fayazmanesh ساسان فیاض منش
In the 1979 Revolution in Iran the liberal forces made a fatal mistake: they adopted the old dictum of the enemy of my enemy is my friend and allied themselves with just about every force that opposed the tyrannical rule of the shah. The result was helping ...
Waltzing at the Doomsday Ball
- Joe Bageant
As an Anglo European white guy from a very long line of white guys, I want to thank all the brown, black, yellow and red people for a marvelous three-century joy ride. During the past 300 years of the industrial age, as Europeans, and later as Americans, ...
Collateral Abuse in the Russian Agent Case
It's a well known fact that for a child, emotional trauma is every bit as damaging as the physical kind and often considerably more difficult to treat, given the fact that it leaves no physical marks. In the news about the tenth anniversary of Elian's ...