A Million Children on the Verge of Death by Cholera—Will Anyone Lift a Finger?
These deaths are not tragedies, they are crimes. Last Thursday [July 27], the head of the UN Children’s Agency (UNICEF), Anthony Lake, arrived in Amman, Jordan after a heart-wrenching […]
Trump, With a Vicious Temperament, Seems Eager to Hasten the Doomsday Clock
Climate catastrophe and the threat of war, make the future very dark, indeed. In the center of Barcelona, sits the majestic church, still unfinished, designed by Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926). […]
White Man’s Country and the Iron Room
“It’s like trying to fit an octopus into a pair of tuxedo pants. And not a plain octopus at that, but an octopus that doesn’t even exist.” ― Arkady Strugatsky, […]
The right to peace, the right to wage war and the ‘law’ on warfare: Western amnesias and fluctuations
The capitalist states, assisted by their many mercenaries (professional politicians, journalists, court intellectuals, etc.) are being obliged to carry out vigorous ideological reorientations, at the same time as cultivating certain […]
Yemen – a Nation in Resistance Against Wahhabi Imperialism
Yemen was earmarked for a brutal military takeover the minute its people began to assert their sovereign rights against the diktat of Saudi Arabia. Here we are again discussing […]
Behind the attack on Syria
“You furnish the pictures. I’ll furnish the war.” Publisher William Randolph Hearst in 1898, preparing the groundwork for the U.S. war with Spain and seizure of Cuba. The Trump […]
Australia is sleepwalking into a confrontation with China
Australia is sleepwalking into a confrontation with China. Wars can happen suddenly in an atmosphere of mistrust and provocation, especially if a minor power, such as Australia, abandons its independence […]
Now only rational thinking can save the world!
Scenario ONE: Imagine that you are on board a ship, which is slowly sinking. There is no land in sight, and your radio transmitter is not functioning properly. There are […]