The Vampire Continent
The Europe of yesteryear enriched itself through colonialism's depredations, but it is no longer the center of the world. Its people, colonized today, are also in need of liberation and, to do this, will need to recover their revolutionary traditions and establish global alliances.
US RITA (anti-war) GI’s in the Paris of May 1968
Max Watts (1928-2010)
Max Watts (Tomi Schwätzer, 1928-2010) fled the Nazis in Vienna with his parents and sister in 1938, left the U.S. to avoid fighting Koreans in the early 1950s, while in Paris in the 1960s became a mentor to soldiers deserting the U.S. military and ...
With his choice of prime minister, Italy’s president has gifted the far right
Yanis Varoufakis Γιάνης Βαρουφάκης Янис Варуфакис يانيس فاروفاكيس
Sergio Mattarella’s defence of the status quo has ensured the success of racist and populist policies.
Italy should be doing well. Unlike Britain, it exports considerably more to the rest of the world than it imports, while its government ...
Merkel was not elected by Italians, Italy better off leaving Euro
Whatever challenge the EU is facing, the answer we hear quite often is “more Europe”. The same recipe for various severe diseases. Yet, before a doctor recommends a treatment, he or she needs provide a diagnosis and then a prognosis, and ...
Urging ‘Sovereignty’ from Brussels, but not from Washington : Steve Bannon supports the Italian ‘nation-populists’
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
Steve Bannon – the former strategist of Donald Trump, theorist of national-populism -- expressed ...
Living in an Orwellian Dystopia
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
It is puzzling to witness the speed and ferocity with which Britain is deteriorating into an Orwellian ...
Why Europe is afraid of the New Silk Roads
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Many EU countries are concerned about one-way traffic along the new trade routes Beijing is trying to ...
The EU cannot be democratised —here’s why
- Thomas Fazi - Bill Mitchell
As the EU’s internal crisis increases with many citizens rebelling against what has become a neo-liberal ...
The poison in our body politic: the Foreign Office and 'Novichok'
- Craig Murray
As Porton Down now confirm, here is a straightforward lie from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, ...
Financial markets fail to reflect the eurozone time-bomb in Italy
- Wolfgang Münchau
Parliamentary dynamics are crucial as populists make up 60 per cent of MPs and senators
Goldman Sachs banker named Germany's Deputy Finance Minister
- Tyler Durden
Having populated most central banks with its alumni, Goldman is now aiming even higher: right at sovereign ...