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, […]
‘Even wars have rules’: Yemen suffers as the truth is distorted and obscured
From burying coverage of atrocities to downplaying the level of killing, Western media put a gloss on the Western-backed war in Yemen. Even by the depraved standards of the […]
Releasing my North Korean documentary to my readers
Here it is – my short film about North Korea. No need to drag it, to prolong it – let’s just watch it all together: This is my […]
Turkish-Syrian border: confusion, destruction and grief
When we first met in 2017, the Turkish poet, Mustafa Goren, stood proudly and defiantly next to a monstrous concrete wall built on orders from Ankara. The partition has just […]
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 […]
A Humanitarian Crisis Is Unfolding in Yemen—Millions of People Are Facing Catastrophe
“The people of Yemen are in desperate need of signs that this war will soon end.” On April 3, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres put down a clear marker […]
War propaganda, a century old story
Are you satisfied with the official centenary of the First World War? Did it help you understand the real causes of the war, as well as the massive propaganda mechanisms […]
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 […]