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Perfidy, a political virtue? When, in France, the dominant outsider claims to impose its interests against the will of the people

Perfidy is not the monopoly that many Europeans ascribe to our neighbours across the Channel. Since his first term in office, the French head of state has shown himself to be one of his most loyal professionals: on labour issues,…

Venezuelans to Vote on Continuing the Bolivarian Revolution: Runup to a High Stakes Election under US Sanctions

The future of Venezuela’s 25-year-old socialist movement will be decided in the upcoming July 28 election. Venezuelans will go to the polls knowing that a vote for incumbent President Nicolás Maduro means no relief from US unilateral coercive measures. By…

Trump wounded by gunfire at public event in Pennsylvania

Gun violence, so common in the United States, hit today the Republican pre-candidate and former President Donald Trump, who was shot down from the stage where he was speaking during a public event held in Butler, Pennsylvania, being evacuated by…

France/UK: Elections with a signal effect

Elections to the national parliaments in the UK and France took place at the beginning of July 2024. In the UK, the Conservative Tories suffered a resounding defeat, while Labour was able to govern with an absolute majority for the…

Pluriverse – The Latin American Critique of Development

This article is part of a series of contributions from the book Pluriverse – A Post-Development Dictionary, dedicated to all those who fight for the pluriverse by resisting injustice and seeking ways to live in harmony with nature. The world…

German Parliamentarian in Washington Says No to NATO – Yes to Peace

Peace Instead of NATO Speech by Sevim Dagdelen, Member of the German Bundestag at „No to NATO – Yes to Peace“-rally in Washington DC on July 7th 2024. As NATO marks its 75th anniversary on the eve of its Washington…

Americans, Your Grace Period is Over

It’s Time We Americans have collectively come to a point now where it’s safe to say that it’s no longer ok for us – for any of us – to be in the dark about a certain group of glaringly…

Politics turned into memes, our blessing and our curse

The political information from all latitudes that the mass media bring us these days generates emotional contradictions, the truth is that we do not know whether to cry or laugh, because of the monstrous and ridiculous contents that are integrated…

What can prevent Trump’s victory in the US Presidency?

The current dominant system or American establishment would use the invisible dictatorship of compulsive consumerism of material goods to nullify the ideals of the primal individual and transform him into an uncritical being, fearful and conformist who will inevitably join…

Africa in NATO’s sights?

The independence of African countries in the 1960s might suggest that colonialism is over, but some Western economies have remained tied to Africa’s cheap natural resources even after independence. Western countries have a vital need for cheap African strategic minerals…

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