Yemen: Today’s Guernica
- César Chelala
On the market day of April 26, 1937, at the bequest of General Francisco Franco, a bombing of the Basque town of Guernica took place. It was carried out by Spain’s nationalistic government allies, the Nazi German Luftwaffe’s Condor Legion ...
29 November: 70 years of Philistine solitude
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
Or a small country steeped in history. Let us call it “X”. Over three millennia this country has seen all kinds of invaders, all kinds of occupants, all possible liberators. Almost all invoked an imaginary entity with various names, what ...
This is not just about Catalonia. This is about democracy itself
- Carles Puigdemont
Spain has imposed a political agenda that goes against the will of the majority of Catalans. We will defend our rights to the end
Catalonia is right now the only territory in the European Union that has been denied the supreme law its ...
The crusade of Ninoska, the Simply Delicious earthworm of Miami
- Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
Her name is Ninoska Pérez-Castellón, and this is the first time you've heard of her. I myself did not know anything about her until the 9th of October, 2017 at midday. I discovered her while surfing the web to see what the media were reporting ...
Indictment: we must continue Daphne Caruana Galizia’s work
- Manuel Delia
Since I first heard of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s death, I’ve thought of little else. And that’s not likely to stop now.
The funeral of Daphne Caruana Galizia this Friday in Mosta
It started with shock at the audacity and the terminal ...
Globalization is Poverty
- Raúl Ilargi Meijer
Central bankers have never done more damage to the world economy than in the past 10 years. One may argue this is because they never had the power to do that. If their predecessors had had that power, who knows? Still, the global economy has never been ...
Daphne Caruana Galizia : Here's what we must demand in the face of this brutal assassination
- Chris Peregin
Actions speak louder than words
Malta is shaken to its core. A journalist and blogger who influenced so many aspects of life in Maltahas been slain in the most brutal way possible. Whether you were a loyal follower or a strong critic of her work ...
We never learn: Malta is rotten to its core
- Ramona Depares
Let the partisan bickering start. It keeps the populace nicely distracted from the cold reality of organised crime
Daphne Caruana Galizia, executed on Oct. 16, 2017
I write this while still in shock from yesterday’s events. ...
When freedom is silenced
The state of emergency incorporated into French law
- Edwy Plenel
On Tuesday the 3rd of October, the French National Assembly adopted the bill strengthening internal security and the fight against terrorism. By bringing a state of emergency into the common law, a majority of deputies, including Socialists, has chosen ...
Violence in Catalonia: Mariano Rajoy’s defeat
French daily Liberation’s Editorial
- Johan Hufnagel
The referendum in Catalonia has, since Sunday morning, a face. That of a lady of a certain age, her white hair strewn with a thick thread of blood. She was wounded by the Spanish police when they were seizing electoral material. This face of the referendum ...