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In the last year of his life, Martin Luther King Jr. questioned US military interventions against progressive movements in the Third World by invoking a JFK quote:
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
Were he alive to witness the last three (...)
The Mubarak regime could collapse in the a face of a nationwide protest movement... What prospects for Egypt and the Arab World?
"Dictators" do not dictate, they obey orders. This is true in Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria.
Dictators are invariably political puppets. Dictators do not decide. (...)
Generations come and generations go. But somehow—by standing on the shoulders of giants—humanity advances towards something more positive. This is the hope held out by Iciar Bollain in her new film Even the Rain (También la Iluvia). I believe she shows how this slow march to a better world through (...)
It should be amusing to hear or read someone tell of an “architect of foreign policy”, as if the establishment of a structure of power relationships designed to ensure one state’s domination of other countries and regions is a work of construction with its technical and artistic expertise like any (...)
I think by now we can forget about the slogan “never again”. The real question is: “how long to the next genocide?” Will, in this time of capitalist crisis and growing political disaffection, generalized war provide opportunities to whip up some crusade aiming to ostracize and even physically (...)