US elites remain incapable of understanding China
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
A new report on US policy toward China launched by the Asia Society in New York is another example of how supposedly bipartisan US intellectual elites, instead of offering impartial advice, do little more than parrot Washington’s talking points, ...
RIP INF Treaty: Russia’s Victory, America’s Waterloo
- Dmitry Orlov Дмитрий Орлов
On March 1, 2018 the world learned of Russia’s new weapons systems, said to be based on new physical principles. Addressing the Federal Assembly, Putin explained how they came to be: in 2002 the US withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. ...
Is there a war “on” the body of women?
Finance, territory, and violence
- Verónica Gago
Why do they kill us? What would allow us to name the escalation of women’s deaths (more than 80% of which occur at the hands of current or former lovers, boyfriends, or husbands) as a war? 1 Clearly it is not a war in the sense of a confrontation ...
A note on the Crime against Venezuela
- John Bart Gerald
To clarify the importance of the January 23rd coup attempt in Venezuela we remember that ever since WWII the customary motivation for violations of the Convention on Genocide has been to gain a region's natural resources. For example Iraq, Libya, ...
Monsanto/Bayer moving to produce genetically modified fruits and more
- F. William Engdahl
Not surprising, Monsanto, today hidden behind the Bayer logo, as the world leader in patented GMO seeds and the probable carcinogenic Roundup herbicide with glyphosate, is attempting to quietly patent genetically modified or GMO varieties of fruits using ...
Vaccinegate: Priorix Tetra analysis - 2nd step update
In July 2018 we published the analyzes, here: "Vaccinegate: 5 out of 7 vaccines analyzed are not compliant" (https://goo.gl/ANHozN and https://goo.gl/n6tQDn), but we had not finished. Briefly summarizing the previous analyzes, ...
No country with a McDonald’s can remain a democracy
- George Monbiot
The best way to combat the likes of Trump, Le Pen and Farage and the politics they represent is to rescue power from the grip of transnational corporations
Corporations drive us towards climate breakdown, an urgent threat to global peace:
Corporate media smears WikiLeaks and Julian Assange
- Oscar Grenfell
A number of corporate media outlets have begun the year by publishing scurrilous and derisive attacks against WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange.
The coverage has the character of a coordinated political campaign, with the most sinister motives. ...
When Bolsonaro and Netanyahu are ‘Brothers’: Why Brazil should shun the Israeli model
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Newly-inaugurated Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, is set to be the arch-enemy of the environment and indigenous and disadvantaged communities in his country. He also promises to be a friend of like-minded, far-right leaders the world over.
It is, ...
Who does not struggle and fight, has already lost the battle!
- Evelyn Hecht-Galinski
Let me draw my sobering stock at the turn of the year. Unfortunately I have to say that all my worst fears and forecasts have become true as I wrote 2012 in my book entitled „Das elfte Gebot – Israel darf alles“. Could there still be ...