View all posts filed under October, 201510.20.2015 :: Middle East
Introduction: The October 12, 2015 terror bombing in Ankara, resulting in the death of 127 trade unionists, peace activists, Kurdish advocates and progressives, has been attributed either to the Recep Tayyip Erdogan regime or to ISIS terrorists.
10.19.2015 :: Latin America
Introduction: Democratic critics of military seizures of power commonly refer to them as military coups.They adopt a very narrow and misleading conception of what is taking place.
10.18.2015 :: Analysis
Introduction: In 1975 the people of Vietnam successfully ended one of the longest and bloodiest anti-colonial wars in world-history defeating the US, the worlds biggest imperial power, after 20 years of struggle. Barely forty years later the Vietnamese regime signed off on the US-Japanese dominated Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement (TPFTA), which essentially converted Vietnam into a vassal state.
10.11.2015 :: Analysis
Introduction: The major influential western print media are engaged in a prolonged, large-scale effort to demonize Russian President Putin, his politics and persona. There is an article (or several articles) every day in which he is personally stigmatized as a dictator, authoritarian, czar, former KGB operative and Soviet-style ruler; anything but the repeatedly elected President of Russia.
10.05.2015 :: Analysis
Pope Francis, Vladimir Putin, Xi, Jinping, Hassan Rouhani, and Jeremy Corbyn