Another Europe Is Possible

By Yanis Varoufakis, Greattransition.org -

I went into politics because of the financial crisis of 2008. Had financial capitalism not imploded, I would have happily continued my quite obscure academic work at some university. The chain [...]

Europe’s Greed Is Fueling The Migration Crisis To Europe

By Vijay Prashad, Independent Media Institute, Globetrotter -

If you ask African migrants in Europe who came across the Mediterranean Sea in a boat if they would make the journey again, most of them would say “yes.” Many of them had been in vans and trucks [...]

Thousands Of Catalan Activists Protest Spain’s Royal Visit

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Thousands of demonstrators banged on kitchen pots and chanted "Catalonia has no king!" on Monday to protest a visit by the Spanish royal family to the capital of the region that has been [...]

Israel Destroyed Record Number Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem In 2019

By Yumna Patel, Mondoweiss.net -

Israel has demolished a record number of homes in occupied East Jerusalem in 2019, the most in the past 15 years, Israeli rights group B’Tselem reported on Thursday. More than 140 Palestinian [...]

The Two Roads Ahead For The Catalan Independence Movement

By Francisco Villamil, Roarmag.org -

Two discourses permeate the Catalan independence movement. One of them argues that the Catalan constitute a differentiated group with their own culture and history, and therefore they merit their [...]

A Public Relations Scam: J Street Conference Attracts War Criminals And Zionist Liberals Alike

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

On its website, J Street states that it “organizes and mobilizes pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people.” In other [...]

History Demands: Turn Imperialist Wars Into Wars Against Imperialism

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

Global dominance has been the centerpiece of U.S. policy in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union when the U.S. suddenly found itself without a counter to its global imperialist [...]

Israel Prevents UN Special Rapporteur From Traveling To Palestine

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Special rapporteur of the United Nations Organization on human rights in Palestine Michael Lynk condemned Israel for preventing him Thursday from traveling to the Palestinian territories, [...]

UN’s 75th Anniversary Shadowed By Right-Wing Nationalism, Widespread Authoritarianism And Budgetary Cuts

By Thalif Deen, Human-wrongs-watch.net -

And civil society organizations (CSOs), who were mostly disappointed with the results, are now gearing themselves for two upcoming key climate summit meetings: COP25 in Santiago, Chile in [...]

Catalonia ‘Separatists’ Bad, HK ‘Pro-Democracy Protesters’ Good: Orwell’s 1984 Becomes User’s Manual For Western ‘Free Media’

By George Galloway, Rt.com -

When supporters of Catalan leaders jailed for organizing a democratic vote advance on Barcelona airport, media make a fuss over ‘separatists’ causing chaos. When the same tactic’s used in Hong [...]

Barcelona Rocked By Violence On Fifth Day Of Separatist Protests

By Isla Binnie, Marco Trujillo, and Guillermo Martinez, Reuters.com -

The violence followed a largely peaceful demonstration which drew more than half a million people onto the streets of the Catalan capital to denounce the lengthy jail terms that have sent a [...]

Police, Protesters Clash In Catalonia For 3rd Night

By Joseph Wilson, APnews.com -

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rioting raged in Barcelona and several other Catalan towns for a third straight night Wednesday, with police fighting running street battles with protesters angered by [...]

The Crisis Of Rentier Capitalism In Venezuela: A Conversation With Oscar Figuera

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com -

For us, it is important to begin by characterizing Venezuelan society. For the Communist Party, what has entered into a serious crisis in Venezuela is the capitalist, dependent mode of production [...]

Spanish Police Attack Mass Protests Against Prison Terms For Catalan Nationalists

By Alejandro Lopez and Alex Lantier, Wsws.org -

Protests erupted across Catalonia Monday after Spain’s Supreme Court handed down harsh jail sentences against 12 Catalan nationalists on trumped-up charges relating to the October 1, 2017 Catalan [...]

Spanish Police Attack Mass Protests Against Prison Terms For Catalan Nationalists

By Alejandro Lopez and Alex Lantier, Wsws.org -

Protests erupted across Catalonia Monday after Spain’s Supreme Court handed down harsh jail sentences against 12 Catalan nationalists on trumped-up charges relating to the October 1, 2017 Catalan [...]