‘Blood Diamonds’ ‘Blood Oil’ and ‘Blood Food’

For a while now, I have been thinking about what George W. Bush signifies from a socio-political perspective. Looking at the world from the time of the ‘Big Bang’ of September 11th, 2001, until today almost seven years later, one can clearly observe how monstrous our human interaction has become.

Special ALBA Summit Backs Bolivia

The situation in Bolivia is on the table in this capital Wednesday at a special summit of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), called by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Alarm bells ring on food crisis

The warnings are dire: 'Imminent wars will break out due to worsening living conditions in poor countries,' UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Food Jean Ziegler said recently.


Peace and prosperity

Although it is not easy to decipher the Vatican’s thinking on the thorny issues approached in a world where the president of the United States and his rich and developed allies have imposed a bloody war on the culture and religion of more than one billion persons in the name of the fight against terrorism, and where torture, pillage and conquest by force of hydrocarbons and raw materials reigns supreme

U.S. Militarism Spans Globe

New Brunswick, N.J. – The U.S. operates 90% of all foreign military bases on earth, said peace activist Cathy Goodman at an Apr. 15 event held at Rutgers University co-sponsored by the U.S. Peace Council and Rutgers Against the War.

Will Bush go to War with Iran?

As George W. Bush’s final term in office will soon come to an end, many around the world are wondering what his next move will be with regard to Iran and its controversial nuclear program.

Hemisphere-wide Anti-FTA Conference Begins in Havana

Leaders and social activists from a number of countries are taking part in the 7th Hemisphere-wide Conference of Struggle against Free Trade Agreements, which begins today in the Cuban capital’s International Conference Center.

Free Trade: A Myth Starts Falling

Havana, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Despite rhetoric about their alleged benefits, the results of free trade agreements in Latin America are far from expected, experts attending the 7th Hemispheric Meeting of the Struggle against FTAs and for Integration of the Peoples said.

Winds of Change

Fragmented and divided, we are all individually searching for the freedom which allows us to be ourselves and follow our dreams. All of us who are on this planet today have different realities, different abilities and different points of view.

Book Review: Blows Against the Empire

Historian and contributing editor of Political Affairs, Gerald Horne has a new book titled Blows Against Empire, a series of nine powerful essays on contemporary crisis of U.S. imperialism as it confronts the world.

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