Politics

22.04.2017

How U.S. Race Laws Inspired Nazis

How U.S. Race Laws Inspired Nazis

James Q. Whitman’s new book is called Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. It is understated and over documented, difficult to argue with. No doubt some will try. In cartoonish U.S. historical understanding, the United States is, was, and ever shall be a… »

22.04.2017

America’s Longest War Drags On In Afghanistan

America’s Longest War Drags On In Afghanistan

By James Cogan The US national security advisor, Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, was in Afghanistan over the weekend, speaking with President Ashraf Ghani and General John Nicholson, the US military commander in the country. The aim of the talks, the Military Times reported prior to McMaster’s arrival in Kabul, was… »

22.04.2017

Separating Fact from Fake News

Separating Fact from Fake News

Danny Katch, author of Socialism…Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation, considers how the left can analyze the world in the Trumpian era of “alternative facts.” ALL GOVERNMENTS lie, as the independent journalist I.F. Stone once said. But not all governments lie as proudly as those led by… »

20.04.2017

Barcelona votes to end complicity with Israeli occupation & illegal settlements

Barcelona votes to end complicity with Israeli occupation & illegal settlements

Press release by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC). Today, in light of Barcelona City Council’s vote to condemn Israel’s occupation, their call for an end to complicity in Israel’s violations of international law, and their affirmation of the legitimacy of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement… »

18.04.2017

France’s Left Candidate Surges in Polls Ahead of Presidential Election

France’s Left Candidate Surges in Polls Ahead of Presidential Election

France’s left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who has been compared to Bernie Sanders, is surging in the polls. A recent poll shows him polling a close third behind the two front-running candidates, far-right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen and former Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron. Marine Le Pen has promised to suspend… »

16.04.2017

Full Interview: Noam Chomsky on Trump’s First 75 Days & Much More

Full Interview: Noam Chomsky on Trump’s First 75 Days & Much More

APRIL 04, 2017  – Full 70-minute interview with Noam Chomsky on Democracy Now!  talking about Donald Trump’s first 75 days in the White House and much more. Noam Chomsky – world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author. He is institute professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has… »

14.04.2017

12 April 2017 – The world is once again dragged into war

12 April 2017 – The world is once again dragged into war

The White House has finally aligned itself with the Coalition composed of the neo-conservatives around the United Kingdom and a variety of multinational companies. The United States have once again taken up the imperialist policies upon which they decided in 1991, and have reactivated NATO. The rupture with Russia and… »

12.04.2017

TheIdesMilan 2: The Taxing Of Ryan

TheIdesMilan 2: The Taxing Of Ryan

In solidarity with The Taxing Of Ryan event happening in the US, Resistance Events Italy has organized a gathering on Tuesday, April 11th in Milan to turn protest signs into a message that cannot be ignored, joining vast numbers from all corners of the world. To voice their opposition… »

11.04.2017

The U.S. attack on Syria’s al-Shayrat Airfield

The U.S. attack on Syria’s al-Shayrat Airfield

By Jan Oberg Most of the Western mainstream press has decided – in conspicuous uniformity with the U.S. foreign policy establishment – that it was the government of Syria that was responsible for the chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun. With no investigation undertaken, there is no empirical evidence. Perhaps logically… »

11.04.2017

Emerging Fear-States

Emerging Fear-States

By Mumia Abu-Jamal – Speech’s written for the Rosa Luxembourg Conference What is happening In America and Europe bears study and reflection. On the surface, we see a rightist drift, as fearful, resentful publics empower forms of politics that promise safety, especially regarding terror attacks that have blown up… »

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