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Europe: Growing Fascism in EU Countries

By Geraldina Colotti on January 25, 2024

Matteo Salvini, of Italy’s right-wing Lega party

Last December, in Germany, a plan to overthrow not only the government but the entire institutional system was foiled. A European reedition (in an ultra-reduced form) of what Trump tried in the United States or Bolsonaro in Brazil, and which ended with a score of arrests, and two others carried out in Austria and Italy. (more…)

Diaz-Canel and Putin Inaugurate Monument to Fidel Castro in Moscow

November 22, 2022

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin presided Tuesday at the inauguration ceremony of a monument to the eternal leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro in Moscow. The sculpture stands on the square named after the Commander in the Sokol district. (more…)

The Dollar Devours the Euro

By Michael Hudson on April 7, 2022

It is now clear that today’s escalation of the New Cold War was planned over a year ago. America’s plan to block Nord Stream 2 was really part of its strategy to block Western Europe (“NATO”) from seeking prosperity by mutual trade and investment with China and Russia. (more…)

23 years after the NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia: Lessons for Today

March 24, 2022

1999 protest US led war of Yugoslavia. photo: Bill Hackwell

Exactly 23 years ago, NATO countries, without UN Security Council authorization, ordered their troops to bomb the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as part of an offensive operation named Allied Force, under the pretext of a supposed humanitarian intervention to “prevent genocide” of Kosovar Albanians. (more…)

War and Food

By Silvia Ribeiro on March 26, 2022

photo: Bill Hackwell

Food prices rising rapidly, apparently as a consequence of the war in Russia and Ukraine is having serious impact for many populations, exposing the global vulnerability in which the industrial agri-food system dominated by transnational corporations places us. (more…)

The War in Ukraine and its Effects on Latin America and the Caribbean

By Carlos Mauricio Ferolla and Marcelo Depieri on March 23, 2022

photo: ARGmedios

On February 24, war broke out in Ukraine after the invasion of the Russian army. The war has a global impact on a multipolar international system, hyperconnected and in a critical state, undergoing a process of hegemonic transition from the West to the East. (more…)

In War Everyone Loses, There Are No Just Wars

By Adolfo Pérez Esquivel on March 11, 2022

Iraq has never recovered from the US wars, occupation and sanctions. photo: Bill Hackwell

It is necessary to make a calm analysis of those responsible for the war between Ukraine and Russia and the silence and refusal to find a diplomatic solution to avoid war on the part of the US and the EU. (more…)

A New Geopolitical Age

By Ignacio Ramonet on March 6, 2022

Ignacio Ramonet, photo: Bill Hackwell

February 24, 2022, the date of the start of the war in Ukraine, marks the world’s entry into a new geopolitical age. We are facing a totally new situation in Europe since the end of World War II. Although there have been many important events on this continent since 1945, such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the implosion of the Soviet Union and the wars in the former Yugoslavia, we have never witnessed a historical event of such magnitude, changing the planetary reality and the world order. (more…)

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