Chronicle of a Journey through Vitellonia
- Fausto Giudice
What can you say about a country that hosts the headquarters of the Roman Catholic church, where one must pay to enter the cathedrals?
What can you say about a country that shelters the greatest tax-evader in Europe?
What can you say about ...
The Edge - a new film by Alexei Uchitel released in Russia
- Tatiana Karpekina Татьяна Карпекина
The Edge (Kray-Край), a new film by Alexei Uchitel, has just been released in Russia. Earlier this film was chosen as the Russian nominee for the Oscar film award.
Alexei Uchitel. Photo: RIA Novosti
Ten years ago another film by Uchitel ...
It Was Heaven That They Burned - Rigoberta Menchú 27 years later
- Greg Grandin
Dante's Inferno "is out"; I, Rigoberta Menchú "is in," the Wall Street Journal wrote, in late 1988, of Stanford University's decision to include third-world authors in its required curriculum. "Virgil, Cicero and Tacitus ...
Disney, Chevron and Monsanto Contracted with Blackwater for Intelligence, Training and Security Services
- Jeremy Scahill
Over the past several years, entities closely linked to the private security firm Blackwater have provided intelligence, training and security services to US and foreign governments as well as several multinational corporations, including Monsanto, Chevron, ...
My chat with the wall
- یکی از 5000 گرافیست
The first law was to respect people and be cordial.
No one should have complained, a wall is no place for grafiti, it is for vines and such things that move forward; ...
Having C.L.R. James’s name on the library is an honor -- to the library. To remove it is an act of vandalism
- Scott McLemee
One of the turning points in my life came in 1988, upon discovery of the writings of C.L.R. James. The word “discovery” applies for a couple of reasons. Much of his work was difficult to find, for one thing. But more than that, it felt ...
Currency wars and the contradictions of capitalism
- Nick Beams
The currency conflicts that erupted last week between the US, China and Japan point to deep-going contradictions at the very heart of the world capitalist economy.
Disputes between the US and China over the dollar-renminbi rate have been fuelling international ...
New Eugenics and the Rise of the Global Scientific Dictatorship
- Andrew Gavin Marshall
We are in the midst of the most explosive development in all of human history. Humanity is experiencing a simultaneously opposing and conflicting geopolitical transition, the likes of which has never before been anticipated or experienced. ...
Israel Will Be Palestine
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
A meeting between Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and Israeli deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon ended abruptly yesterday. The dispute followed the Israeli deputy foreign minister’s demand that the meeting’s summary should refer ...
The Poverty Nation Washington Built
- Kai Wright
The maddening thing about Beltway political culture is not its oft-maligned partisan divide, but rather its ever-present consensus that tomorrow will be better, when all evidence points to the contrary. American families have been spiraling in a steady ...