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 ...
US media intensifies campaign against Chávez
- Eva Golinger
As election time approaches in Venezuela, international media increase negative coverage of the South American nation. CNN applauds terrorism against Venezuela, while Fox News accuses the Chavez government of terrorism
The bombardment of negative, ...
For the Poor, the Market
- Atilio A. Boron
There’s abundant proof at present, demonstrating the unsustainable nature of capitalism as a means of economic organization.
One of its greatest apologists, the Austrian-American economist Joseph Schumpeter, liked to argue that ...
An Al Quds day letter to Tony Blair from Iran
- Lauren Booth لورين بوث
Congratulations on your political memoir becoming an instant bestseller. I’m in Iran and have the only copy in the country. I can tell you, its so fiercely fought over, it’s worth its weight in WMD’s. Note to ...
- Francesco Bastagli
I was Kofi Annan's envoy to Africa's last colony. Why I resigned in protest … and why I've decided to speak out.
“Come stai…? Tutto bene…?” This had been U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan's opening line since the ...
Revolution and Repression in America
- Andrew Gavin Marshall
As outlined in Part 1 of this series, “The Technological Revolution and the Future of Freedom,” there are two major geopolitical realities in the world today, both largely brought about as a result of the “Technological ...
Ecuador: Water or Gold
- Aljazeera.net الجزيرة نت
Like many South American countries, Ecuador has long been an exporter of raw materials - from agricultural produce such as cocoa and bananas, to oil, which alone accounts for more than half of its annual earnings.
Now Rafael Correa, ...