Reflections on a necessary alternative world
- Marco Bersani
Exit from a model that does not guarantee any protection
This dramatic health and social emergency is offering us a new awareness that a model based exclusively on market thinking and the priority of profits does not guarantee ...
Germany must abandon its rejection of Eurobonds
- Steffen Klusmann
The German government's rejection of eurobonds is selfish, small-minded and cowardly. Existing mechanisms will not be enough to contain the crisis we are facing. We need to act now.
Luis Grañena, ctxt.es
Eurobonds, German Chancellor ...
About viruses and fetishists
- Günther Moewes
The Corona crisis shows it once again: the same patterns of action prevail everywhere - and they do nothing good.
What tiger mosquito, SARS, Zika and swine flu could not do, the coronavirus does: the final declaration of bankruptcy of globalization. ...
The pandemic, a weapon?
- Juan Diego García
The coronavirus pandemic, given its size and unpredictable evolution, receives the most informative attention in the world today. It is difficult to add to what has already been said by governments and the media. However, two quite significant aspects ...
Coronavirus: Everything will not be all right...
- Gian Luca Garetti
...if once 'a nuttata is over*, everything will be as before and there will be no paradigm shift. This pandemic can be a great opportunity for an eco-socialist turn. The answer cannot be only "reactive", that is, limited to drugs, vaccines, ...
What the coronavirus is telling us
- Edgar Morin
This new crisis once again reveals our interdependence. The response can only be one of solidarity and a planetary one, writes Edgar Morin in an Op-Ed
At New York's JFK Airport on Thursday... Photo Kena Betancur. AFP
It appeared far away ...
Today, March 8, I, a woman, write for men
- Sarah Roubato
Today is March 8. One of those days that we invent for everything that is endangered, threatened, fragile. Today, they say, is Woman's Day, Women's day, women's rights’ Day. Well, today, as a woman, I feel like writing for men. Because I'm afraid ...
COVID-19 Coronavirus: A fake pandemic? Who’s behind It? Global economic, social and geopolitical destabilization
- Michel Chossudovsky
The media hype and disinformation campaign regarding the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus have created a Worldwide atmosphere of fear and uncertainty following the launching of a global public health emergency by the WHO on January 30th. ...
India: The BJP has wilfully let Delhi burn
- The Wire द वायर دی وائر
Nobody should be under any illusion that the Delhi communal riots of 2020 are not a product of deliberate attempts by the BJP to polarise the country on religious grounds.
For three days, northeast Delhi has been in the grip of armed vigilantes ...
Capitalism, socialism and overproduction
- Prabhat Patnaik പ്രഭാത് പട്നായിക്
These notes are meant to clarify a point made earlier (Peoples’ Democracy, June 30, 2018) about the erstwhile socialist economies not having over-production crises as capitalist economies do. It is in the nature of capitalism to have “over-production ...