The March 2018 elections in Italy: suicide of the left, upsurge of fascism, chaos
Samir Amin reflects on the recent Italian elections. 1. The March 2018 elections in Italy have opened up a chaotic period whose outcome remains uncertain. Only a few years […]
The Conquest of Rights, the Murder of Marielle Franco and Latin America
The story of Marielle Franco and other women who have been murdered, as well as the history of young people and peasants who have had the same destiny, shows the […]
The spin behind Saudi Arabia’s ‘humanitarian aid plan’ for Yemen
Presented as a great humanitarian effort, the Saudi-led coalition’s new aid plan for Yemen essentially aims to tighten the blockade and monopolise access to aid in the hands of the […]
Is America Trying to Go to War With Syria?
Officials will pretend they’re doing so in the interest of human rights, but it’s only about power. As if out of nowhere, a Russian General announces that if the […]
Why is Nato Air Force moving from Turkey to Jordan?
People in the Middle East are joking, cynically: “From Incirlik, Turkey to Al-Azraq, Jordan with love.” That is, if they pay any attention to the movement of NATO troops in […]
What’s in Al Jazeera’s undercover film on the US Israel lobby?
The leading neoconservative think tank Foundation for Defense of Democracies is functioning as an agent of the Israeli government, Al Jazeera’s forthcoming investigation on the US Israel lobby will reveal. According […]
Open Letter in Support of Mediation not Sanctions on Venezuela
The Alliance for Global Justice along with other defenders of Venezuelan sovereignty call on Congresspeople, the President, members of Parliament and the Prime Minister of Canada to support the recent […]
Venezuela, the shadow agenda
In the August 2017 documentary, “Venezuela, the Shadow Agenda,” director Hernando Calvo Ospina challenges prevailing corporate media storylines attacking Bolivarian Venezuela and Nicolás Maduro, its president. Oil is the […]
Women Strike the Empire: The Women’s Strike in the United States
When feminist activists and intellectuals published a collective statement calling for a feminism for the 99% and for a day of action in solidarity with the International Women’s Strike in 2017, the […]
- André Vltchek's Column
- 09 Mar 2018
Why the West cannot stomach Russians
When it comes to Russia or the Soviet Union, reports and historical accounts do get blurry; in the West they do, and consequently in all of its ‘client states’. […]
Germany: why did the SPD membership vote for the coalition?
The decision to join the government throws up big questions for the left and for the movements. At 66 percent on a 78 percent turnout over half – 52 […]
US State Dept.: “We want elections in Venezuela now, unless we’re not guaranteed a win, in which case they’re illegitimate”
With presidential elections announced in Venezuela, the US State Department moved quickly to declare that the contest was illegitimate and that its results would not be recognised. But less than […]
No Matter What the Western Propaganda Says, Chinese Democracy is Alive and Well!
New huge wave of ‘China bashing’ is once again rolling from Europe and North America. Its water is filthy and murky. It tries to smear everything about the present Chinese […]
Under America’s spell, Italy drifts toward Trumpism
Among all European nations, Italy after the Second World War has been one of the most faithful allies to the US government. America’s influence on our society has been steady […]
Venezuela: Revenge of the Mad-Dog Empire
Only in the world of comic-book fantasies is the United States a friend to the oppressed in Africa or anywhere else on the planet. In the real world, the U.S. […]