Dealing with Tehran: The Return of Diplomacy
- Joe Klein
"Diplomacy emerged victorious," Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva declared on May 17, after his country and Turkey signed its sketchy nuclear deal with Iran. That was something of a reach. But, if not victorious, diplomacy ...
The unraveling of capitalism
- WORKERS WORLD EDITORIAL
Capitalism just doesn’t work. A recent Pew Research Center poll illustrated this reality when the results showed that fewer and fewer people in the U.S. view capitalism in a positive light, especially among the younger generation. Consider the ...
BP and the ‘Little Eichmanns’
- Chris Hedges
Cultures that do not recognize that human life and the natural world have a sacred dimension, an intrinsicvalue beyond monetary value, cannibalize themselves until they die. They ruthlessly exploit the natural world and the members of their society ...
The Spanish Government revokes the decision to issue visas to the highest representatives of the anti-occupation camp Iraqi leaders
- CEOSI - Campaña Estatal contra la Ocupación y por la Soberanía de Iraq
Today, on May 28, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation has informed the Spanish Campaign against the Occupation and for the Sovereignty of Iraq (CEOSI) of “the impossibility of its giving support of any type” to the ...
Charity head to face charge of wartime aid to enemy state
- Jack Khoury
Officials with intimate knowledge of the espionage investigation against an Israeli Arab head of a charity said yesterday that the case was one of the most serious ever against an Arab citizen since the founding of the state.
Ameer Makhoul, an author ...
NATO In Afghanistan: World War In One Country
- Rick Rozoff
Since the North Atlantic Treaty Organization took control of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan in 2003 the amount of troops serving under that command has grown from 5,000 to over 100,000.
There are currently 134, ...
MOGADISHU/BERLIN (Own report) - The scandal caused by the planned dispatching of more than 100 German mercenaries to Somalia, is further evidence of the expansion of German private security companies. The CEO of the Asgaard German Security Group (based ...
Against the dictatorship of the dominant theory and in favour of a new ethic
- Paolo Sylos Labini Associazione
1. The dominant theory is in crisis
Today, after years of atrophy, a new spirit is making itself felt, and it is up to economic science to show fitting response. The global crisis underway marks a momentous turning point. As many have pointed out, lapsing ...
Haiti: The Open Wounds
- Blanche Petrich
The United States and the Rene Preval government see the private sector as constituting the “spine” of post-earthquake reconstruction. According to a document, Haiti Tomorrow, $9 billion will be put into infrastructure works such as roads ...
Human Rights organizations to the High Court of Justice: Stop immediately the expulsion of Palestinians from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip
Today, 25.5.10, Hamoked – Center for the Defence of the Individual served a petition to the HCJ, along with 15 other Israeli and Palestinian human rights organizations, regarding the practice of expulsion of Palestinians from ...