View all posts filed under April, 201004.28.2010 :: Analysis
Will the intensified conflicts between the US and China inevitably lead to a global conflagration? If recent past history is any indication the answer is a resounding yes. The most destructive wars of the 20th century were the result of confrontations between established (EIP) and rising (RIP) imperial powers. The practices and policies of the former serve as guides to the latter.
James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya :: 04.17.2010 :: Analysis
The run-up to presidential elections is a time of heightened state-sponsored repression as Asias foremost death squad democracy wages war on its progressive rural medical workers.
04.14.2010 :: Latin America
Brazil is a country of paradoxes: President Lula embraces free trade, signs military agreements with Washington, is acclaimed as Statesman of the Year by the billionaires club at Davos in 2010 and has enriched bankers from Wall Street to the city of London; yet many western and a few Brazilian writers , Fidel Castro and other intellectuals and academics call him a pragmatic leftist or progressive visionary.
04.07.2010 :: United States
When Israel announced a major new Jews-only building project of 1600 homes in occupied East Jerusalem, it was not only spitting in the face of visiting Vice President Biden, it was demonstrating its power to humiliate America and Americans