Opinions

The surprising theoretical indigence of the Rejection’s minions

ON THE ARGUMENTS AGAINST REJECTION It is barely a week since the CC put an end to the work of drawing up the draft constitution commissioned by the community. One might have thought that, after the end of this task,…

An old shadow from the past, which new generations avoid stepping on, is lurking in the corners of power.

This shadow claims to seek a broad consensus, where everyone fits in a common house. The guarantee that this can happen is the equidistance between Approve and Reject, for which it recommends a blank vote. Thus emerges, amidst the trumpets…

Three Illuminating Quotes About The War In Ukraine

Noam Chomsky, John Pilger, and Chris Hedges have lent their expertise to the subject of the war in Ukraine with some recent comments that help bring some much-needed clarity to an often confusing and always contentious issue. Here they are:…

Shitnews and fakenews, tools of the far right

Unlike other political and ideological currents, the extreme right and the so-called libertarians have been better able to read the changes in societies, take advantage of the weaknesses and cracks in liberal democracies and understand the advantages offered by new…

What Would Happen to Russia Without the United States and Europe?

Approximately a year ago, August 2021, Dr Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) wrote an opinion article in which he rhetorically asked What Would Happen to the World Without the United States. That article was…

Competition is poisoning our hearts

Since the social outburst of October 2019, our country has been on a rollercoaster of events and emotions. Democracy has shown signs of strength because the institutions have fulfilled their role, but it has also shown a dark side in…

Gagged, red-tagged: Journalists push back

By Perfecto Caparas     Besieged journalists persevere and persist with their critical reporting amid the government’s clampdown in the guise of anti-communism and anti-terrorism. Cyber libel and anti-terrorism laws hang like Damocles’ sword over the head of independent and…

MLC or Philosopher’s Stone?

The lucky one, He turns a blind eye. And the vilified, meat from the sling. Dignity is spent, Like a philosopher’s stone. Profit and greed, yes, Form the bosses. Letter to Violeta Parra (theme by Silvio Rodríguez). *The philosopher’s stone…

Colombia, June 2022

5 July 2022. El Espectador There are days and months full of meaning, like May 68 when students and workers took the spring and the streets of Paris to protest against capitalism and imperialism, and De Gaulle had to anticipate…

Notes from a war that is no longer news

In recent months it has been difficult to make balanced analyses and projections of events, for it must be admitted that with all our arrogance and a supposed understanding of the logic of the Ukrainian-Russian absurdity, we failed to predict…

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