Water and the New Colonial Powers
On November 14th the Canadian group Wellington Water Watchers organized the «All Eyes on Nestlé» conference in the city of Guelph, Ontario, bringing together indigenous’ peoples and citizens’ movements fighting Nestlé’s water takings from Canada, the […]
The origins of the United States of America : JOKER and the end of white supremacy
«At its root, capitalism not only meant slavery and white supremacy but also the ethos of the gangster » (Gerald Horne) The film ‘Joker’ presents a contemporary phenomenon present […]
Why Should Iran be Cherished and Defended?
As I pen this short essay, Iran is standing against the mightiest nation on earth. It is facing tremendous danger; of annihilation even, if the world does not wake up […]
In prison for 37 years, Mumia Abu Jamal finally has the right to defend himself. When will he finally be released?
Mumia Abu Jamal just turned 65. Known as “The Voice of the Voiceless”, he has spent most of his life in prison – 37 years now – after his death […]
The Catch-All American “Freedom of Expression” Mantra: Ask Julian Assange
“Freedom of expression,” and the pitfalls of the market as it is playing out in Cuba these days, provides us with some valuable lessons. Cuba’s Decree 349 on culture officially […]
- Analysis and testimonies / Latin America / Media Watch / North-South relations / United States
- 08 Feb 2019
Venezuelan Ambassador to the EU : “We will not accept an external agenda”
The eyes of the world are once again on Venezuela. After being appointed president of the National Assembly on January 23 opposition leader Juan Guaidó proclaimed himself the “temporary president” […]
The Obsession with and Lies about NICARAGUA
The intense focus on the “ills” of Nicaragua completely misses the deep issues of continued US intervention – imperial neocolonialism – into the sovereign lives of other countries, as here […]
Trump and China: Towards a Cold or Hot War?
At first glance, the dispute between the US and China revolves around unfair competition and theft of intellectual property. On closer inspection it is about something much more fundamental, […]