Politics

Celac Social was born with the leading role of organisations from the region

The first meeting of Celac Social was held under the slogan: “Latin American and Caribbean integration to stop the new Condor plan in the region”. This is a space that brings together social, political, trade union, indigenous and human rights…

Greece: Migrant Rights Defenders Face Charges

Greek authorities have brought unfounded charges against two migrants’ rights defenders, Panayote Dimitras and Tommy Olsen, linked to their peaceful activism, Human Rights Watch said today. The case is part of a wider pattern of prosecutions of activists working with migrants. Panayote…

Ex-brigadier general Erich Vad asks: what are the war aims?

The military policy adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel (2006 to 2013) was against arms deliveries to Ukraine from the beginning. Red. Online INFOsperber Voices like that of Erich Vad are almost no longer heard. Only if you take notice of…

Burkina Faso Ejects French Troops

On January 18, 2023, the government of Burkina Faso made a decision to ask the French military forces to depart from the country within a month. This decision was made by the government of Captain Ibrahim Traoré, who staged the second coup…

The Winter Coup Season in Latin America: Coverage by the Democratic Party-aligned Liberal US Press

Coup attempts have gone viral this winter season in Latin America. The contagion spread first to Argentina, then Peru, and finally Brazil on January 8. In addition, Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua continue to suffer from long-term US regime-change efforts. Coverage…

‘The Big One’: climate activists to stage London protest in April

On 21 April, Extinction Rebellion UK (XRUK) will hold a large demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament. Labelled ‘The Big One’, the event has been organised “to demand a fair society and a citizen-led end to the fossil fuel era.”…

PERU: Between abuse of power and solidarity

Yesterday Peru was the protagonist of an act of total pettiness and abuse of power; but minutes later, it was also the protagonist of thousands of acts of solidarity with our brothers in the south. Yes, yesterday, the government of…

Social inequality and left-wing governments

A constant that continues over the years: extreme wealth and extreme poverty continue to increase in the world. Today, the wealthiest one percent of the world’s richest people account for two thirds of the world’s wealth, which is why economic…

Lament Of A Lifelong Liberal Democrat

1976 When I was in the third grade my class was given an assignment. We were each asked to write a letter of support to the presidential candidate of our choice. The two main candidates that were running for president…

The Monroe Doctrine Is Thriving and Must Be Undone

A poorly maintained tradition begun with the Monroe Doctrine was that of supporting Latin American democracies. This was the popular tradition that sprinkled the U.S. landscape with monuments to Simón Bolívar, a man once treated in the United States as…

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