The gross dishonesty of UK mainstream media on Catalonia
- Craig Murray
Due to social media, the mainstream media can no longer hide what happens. But they can attempt to frame our perceptions of it. What happened yesterday in Catalonia is that paramilitary forces attacked voters who were trying to vote. The mainstream ...
Spain must respect fundamental rights in response to Catalan referendum: UN rights experts
- OHCHR HCDH ACNUDH УВКПЧ 联合国人权事务高级专员办事处 المفوضية السامية للأمم المتحدة لحقوق الإنسان
GENEVA (28 September 2017) - UN experts* have called on the Spanish authorities to ensure that measures taken ahead of the Catalan referendum on 1 October do not interfere with the fundamental rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association, ...
Green MEPs: Stop the rogue EU trade talks with Morocco over Western Sahara!
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV
EU Commission contravening ECJ ruling and breaching principles of international law, warn Florent Marcellesi, Bodil Valero, Barbara Lochbihler, Pascal Durand, Bart Staes and Margrete Auken, Members of the European Parliament from the Greens/EFA group
Palestine, doomed for all eternity?
Remarks on the German election and Israel
- Evelyn Hecht-Galinski
What happened last Sunday during the so called “Chancellor-Duel” between the CDU chancellor and the Social Democratic challenger Schulz makes me speechless. In fact, the Social Democratic candidate just negatively focussed on Turks and Palestinians. ...
No alternative to austerity? That lie has now been nailed, in Portugal
- Owen Jones
For years we’ve been told that only deep cuts can save our economy. Portugal’s socialist-led government has proved the opposite
"Austerity doesn't save you, it drowns you-Make you choice"
Ever since the banks plunged the western ...
We need to talk about the Spanish and Catalan reactions to the Barcelona attack – even if it's not a nice conversation
- Robert Fisk
It may be a jolly idea that the cultist murderers of Isis – however unwittingly – could create Spanish unity on the eve of Catalonia’s independence vote, but the idea that this potentially catastrophic moment in Spanish history played ...
Who can a Jewish Anti-Zionist vote for in the German election?
- Evelyn Hecht-Galinski
It shakes me to experience such hypocrisy when it is about Palestine in the election programs of the German parties. No party dares to publically support the dispossessed and occupied people of Palestine. Yes, I totally agree with Judith Butler when ...
How could we cope if capitalism failed? Ask 26 Greek factory workers
- Aditya Chakrabortty
A brave group have become an example for Britain, and all of Europe, in taking back workplace control
You could call the men and women at Viome factory workers, but that wouldn’t be the half of it. Try instead: some of the bravest people I’ ...
Imperial Folly Brings Russia and Germany Together
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
The Empire of Whiners simply can't get enough when it comes to huff, puff and pout as the Empire of Sanctions.
With an Orwellian 99% majority that would delight the Kim dynasty in North Korea, the "representative democracy" Capitol ...
The July Days, Petrograd 1917
- John Catalinotto
Sometimes a revolutionary party has to flip its tactics
Street demonstration, Petrograd, 18 June 1917. The banner in the foreground reads "Down With The 10 Capitalist Ministers/ All Power To The Soviets Of Workers', Soldiers', ...