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El golpe de Estado financiero contra el Estado Democrático y Social de Derecho en Europa: la distopía de la “Nueva Austeridad”

Post Views: 6 “Lejos de limitarse a retraer la economía, lo que persigue ahora el neoliberalismo es alterar la trayectoria en la que ha venido moviéndose la civilización occidental en los dos últimos siglos. Se trata nada menos que de

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Runaway Defense Spending Not Winning Any Wars 0

Post Views: 2 In Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq, the major places of military interest to the United States today (disregarding the hundreds of other places where American soldiers and agents or mercenaries have been dispatched to suppress one or another

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How ‘Rolling Stone’ was able to bring down a general 0

Post Views: 8 By Guy AdamsWhen the four-star general Stanley A McChrystal received an email asking if he might like to spend a month of his extremely busy life being trailed by a Kabul-based freelance journalist called Michael Hastings, he

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Mistah McChrystal – he dead 0

Post Views: 2 Mistah Kurtz – he dead.Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness When it comes to American wars, history has a kinky habit of repeating itself as farce over and over again. So now the Pentagon has been plunged into

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Why McChrystal Did Obama a Big Favor 0

Post Views: 1 Can Petraeus Find a Way Out of Afghanistan?Despite President Barack Obama’s denial that his decision to fire Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal as commander in Afghanistan and replace him with Gen. David Petraeus signified any differences with McChrystal

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Fighting Talk: The New Propaganda

Post Views: 3 AFP / GETTY IMAGESBotch and learn: the world’s media await the arrival of the Gaza flotilla that was stormed by the Israeli Navy Journalism has become a linguistic battleground – and when reporters use terms such ‘spike

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Fighting Talk: The New Propaganda

Post Views: 1 Fighting Talk: The New PropagandaJournalism has become a linguistic battleground – and when reporters use terms such ‘spike in violence’ or ‘surge’ or ‘settler’, they are playing along with a pernicious game.By Robert FiskFollowing the latest in

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Torture still goes on in Turkish jails

Post Views: 13 One more news of torture from Tekirda? F Type prison sadly famous for torturing political prisoners. It has emerged that prisoners Ahmet Burak Ery?ld?r?m, Serhat Tüzer and Kemal Avc? in Tekirda? No 2 F Type prison have

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A Central Asian tinderbox

Post Views: 8 A Central Asian tinderboxBy Roman MuzalevskyEthnic violence between Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks in southern Kyrgyzstan has left hundreds dead, while thousands of people have fled the conflict zones to neighbouring Uzbekistan.Both the UN and the interim government – which

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UN chief sets up panel on Sri Lanka war 0

Post Views: 4 The UN secretary general has set up a panel to look into alleged human rights abuses during the final stages of Sri Lanka’s civil war in 2009. Ban Ki-moon’s spokesman said the three-man panel would advise on

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