Tag Archives: EU

Greece: What Can be Done?

Greece: What Can be Done? By Dr. James Petras. Introduction: Greece faces the unenviable choice between accepting the terms of “the Troika” and facing the continuation and deepening of a socio-economic crises, which includes five years of negative growth, over … Continue reading

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Human Rights, geopolitics and the Union for the Mediterranean

Human Rights, geopolitics and the Union for the Mediterranean The Union for the Mediterranean:  an instrument of soft power for the globalisation of NATO US foreign policy displays a clear will to preserve control over the armies of conquered territories.  … Continue reading

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The Union for The Mediterranean: An Instrument of SOFT POWER for The Globalization of NATO

By Julien Teil – US foreign policy displays a clear will to preserve control over the armies of conquered territories.  The geographical division of the world into zones of responsibility – American responsibility – is an obvious proof of this.  … Continue reading

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Russia rules Pipelineistan

By Pepe Escobar – Nabucco – the alleged gas Holy Grail from the Caspian Sea to Europe, 4,000 kilometers from Turkey to Austria – is the perennial Pipelineistan soap opera. Part of the gas to supply Nabucco may come from … Continue reading

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Syria, MISO And Other Distasteful Spin

By Christof Lehmann – The proverb “the first victim of war is truth” has proven to be one of the most reliable constants of warfare. Deceit is another of the constants, and in the war on Syria both have proven … Continue reading

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A new threat to media freedoms

By Annie Machon – Writers of the world, beware.  A new threat to our freedom of speech is looming and, for once, I am not inveighing against the Official Secrets Act. Over recent years the UK has rightly earned a … Continue reading

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Columbia’s Quest for Peace and Justice: The International and National Context

By James Petras – Introduction: Between April 21-23, thousands of activists from most of the major urban and rural social movements and trade unions, human rights groups and indigenous , afro-colombian movements will meet to unify forces and launch, what … Continue reading

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