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Speech by Maria Karystianou at the European Parliament: A big leap for the Tempi movement

“We are addressing you as Greeks and as Europeans. Not as supplicants, but as citizens with self-evident rights. We address ourselves with confidence to people who both care and can change things.” -Maria Karystianou With 1.3 million signatures and a…

Argentina: destabilization from within

A serious error in coordination and in the political relationship that unites them has led the Argentine president, Javier Milei, and his vice-president, Victoria Villarruel, to what seems to be the beginning of a new stage in an ultra-right government…

The US Justice Department is examining allowing Julian Assange to plead to a reduced misdemeanor.

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder is in talks with the US Justice Department about a deal that would allow him to plead to a misdemeanor and possibly be freed from jail in the…

Gaza / Israel: International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hear Nicaragua’s case against Germany

“We fear that this already catastrophic situation, as many Palestinians celebrate the holy month of Ramadan – a period that should honor peace and tolerance – will slide deeper into the abyss if Israel launches its threatened military offensive on…

Argentina: Social peace (what little was left) at high risk

The sad events that took the lives of a taxi driver and a bus driver in the city of Rosario are well-known throughout the country. These events are being investigated by the courts, while the government, in a show of…

Extreme police violence in the CIE: another reflection of institutionalized xenophobia

New testimonies from former prisoners and anti-racist activists once again denounce the daily beatings, humiliations, and degradations that take place in these places with total impunity. By Alejandra Mateo Fano/El Salto diario In mid-February, the brutal beatings suffered by more…

The Birth of the American Uniparty and the Rise of the Multi-Polar World Order

The 21st Century Fusion I’m going to wager that many of you who are reading this have noticed the fact that the primary loyalties and core agendas of both major US political parties seem to be blending more and more…

Are we moving from indirect war to direct war against Russia?

The last weeks of February were fertile with developments concerning the war between the US/NATO and Russia in Ukraine. The dangers facing the world, and in particular Europe, are materializing and becoming more threatening. From the hodgepodge of disparate and…

Cruelty and misogyny, are the keys to contempt for citizens’ rights

Javier Milei came to power by displaying his contempt for the expansion of rights in general, and the agenda of the women’s movement in particular (“violence has no gender”, “there is no wage gap”). His criticisms of what he calls…

Quo vadis Portugal? A clear shift to the right after yesterday’s elections: but to which?

The Socialist Party (PS) has been in power in Portugal for nine years, the first seven in parliamentary coalition with small left-wing parties and the last two with an absolute majority. In November last year, the President of the Republic…

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