North Korea Issue is Not De-Nuclearization But De-Colonization
The psychopathology of white supremacy invisibilizes the absurdity and illegitimacy of the United States being in a position to negotiate the fate of millions of Koreans. The critics had […]
Peace is a cliché: When the West cannot control the world unopposed it means war
Dedicated to my friend, a philosopher, John Cobb, Jr. The West likes to think of itself as a truly “peace-loving part of the world”. But is it? You hear it […]
Challenges of the peace process between the Colombian government and the ELN
Following the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2016, a new negotiation process was set up in Quito between the National […]
“The Colombian government is not investing in peace”: interview with Enrique Santiago
September 26, 2017, was a historic day in Colombia: the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a peace agreement, putting an end […]
Will 2018 Usher in a New Palestinian Strategy?
2017 will be remembered as the year that the so-called ‘peace process’, at least in its American formulation, has ended. And with its demise, a political framework that has served […]
Thank You, Ed Herman
Edward S. Herman died on November 11, 2017, at the age of 92. Fortunately, it was a peaceful death for a supremely peaceful man. In all he did, Ed Herman […]
Are Paramilitaries the Wall Stopping Peace in Colombia?
Of the 242 municipalities where the FARC were present, 74 have been taken over by paramilitary groups, according to a report. Paramilitary violence is far from disappearing in Colombia. […]
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 […]