Back to the Future
A fiction story
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
Neither Britain nor the rest of the world was surprised by last week’s election results. For the last six months Corbyn and the Labour Party have led in the polls and during that time no one doubted that Corbyn would become Britain’s new ...
What should France expect from new Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan?
- Octavius Haza Октавиус Хаза
Time has passed, Pashinyan has already met with Putin and all the passions that past discussions have inflamed in our country have now subsided, but this has not changed the man who controls Armenia now and what are the objectives of all this.
Europe’s iron curtain: the refugee crisis is about to worsen
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
A recent European Council summit in Brussels was meant to articulate a united policy on the burgeoning refugees and migrant crisis. Instead, it served to highlight the bitter divisions among various European countries. Considering the gravity ...
Amazon workers in Spain strike on Prime Day
- Comisiones obreras de Madrid
On Amazon Prime Day 2018 over 1500 workers across Spain went on strike to disrupt the company’s most busy sales period. Workers also disrupted services across Italy, Germany and Poland during the 36 hour busiest “prime” ...
Expandable and increasingly expensive, NATO spreads over Europe
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
Atlantic weapons. Today Trump, at the summit in the mega-seat of the Alliance in Brussels, will raise the voice: "Increase military spending or I’ll lose patience"
The NATO Summit is taking place on July 11 and 12 ...
EU’s debt deal is “kiss of death” for Greece
- C. J. Polychroniou Χ.Ι. Πολυχρονίου
After eight long and extremely painful years of austerity due to gigantic rescue packages that were accompanied by brutal neoliberal measures, in Athens, the “leftist” government of Alexis Tsipras has announced that the era of austerity ...
EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet’
- James Vincent
The legislation passed an initial vote, but it will need parliamentary approval before becoming law
The European Union has taken the first step in passing new copyright legislation that critics say will tear the internet apart.
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
- Hans-Olaf Henkel
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 ...