Visions of the World
This section accommodates the political opinions of independent authors or friends and associates of Tlaxcala, as well as editorials that express a common position taken by Tlaxcala's translators.
Angelina Jolie: Bimbo and the Beast
Angelina Jolie, the American screen idol and one of the highest paid actors ever, is famous for her sultry looks and a femme fatale presence. She’s a dangerous woman, the embodiment of smoldering, mercurial menace. Which, when you think about ...
The Queen Mother of Global Austerity and Financialization
Michael Hudson Михаел Хадсон - Jeffrey Sommers
We typically honor the convention to refrain from speaking ill of the recently departed. But Margaret Thatcher probably would not object to an epitaph focusing on how her political legacy was to achieve her professed aim of “irreversibly” ...
The Siege and Terrorism
In his 2011 book Crisis in Korea: America, China and the Risk of War, Tim Beal writes,
The Americans, and their friends and allies, tend to have a disengaged attitude toward sanctions—disengaged both ethically and in terms of causality. Sanctions ...
Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?
- Noam Chomsky
Capitalism as it exists today is radically incompatible with democracy. There is “capitalism” ...
The new propaganda is liberal. The new slavery is digital
- John Pilger
What is modern propaganda? For many, it is the lies of a totalitarian state. In the 1970s, I met Leni ...
Is Palestinian Solidarity an Occupied Zone?
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
Once involved with Palestinian Solidarity you have to accept that Jews are special and so is their suffering; ...
Tlaxcala in its 8th year
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
Today 21st February 2013 we are celebrating the seventh anniversary of the creation of our network including ...
Day 207 Urgent Action: Free Samer Issawi And Fellow Freedom Fighters Now!
- Adib S. Kawar أديب قعوار
To all concerned headed by President Barak Obama:
Samer Issawi is a Palestinian Arab freedom ...
The Disastrous Influence of Pope Benedict XVI
- John Cassidy
Spare me any more reverential coverage about Pope Benedict XVI and his decision to give up his office. ...
I Hate to Bother You: Is Justice Right Side Up?
- Eduardo Galeano
Is justice right side up?
Has world justice been frozen in an upside-down position?
The shoe-thrower ...