Why the European Dream of Integration Won’t Die

by JOHN WIGHT ABOVE IMAGE: TIME magazine cover, celebrating Jean Monnet, “father of the new Common Market”, precursor of the EU The idea of uniting Europe, or forging a united Europe, has tantalized philosophers, emperors, dictators, revolutionaries, and figures on both the left and right of the political spectrum for centuries. With so many different nation states occupying a relativelyContinue reading


OpEds | Diane Gee “Capitalism REQUIRES an accepted underclass (sex, race or both) to function.  People no one will object to having less, because in their minds it’s a given…” Less Patriarchal Societies of the Native peoples in the Americas knew this, and the Iroquois Confederacy of 6 Nations (Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora) had to bring beforeContinue reading

World Leaders on Fidel Castro’s Passing

Dispatches from STEPHEN LENDMAN It’s hard accepting his passing. Things won’t be the same without him, even knowing his revolutionary spirit lives on. Obama issued a forked-tongue statement, saying “we extend a hand of friendship to the Cuban people” – refusing to lift the illegal embargo by executive order, no congressional authorization needed. … The Clintons, along with turncoats SandersContinue reading

The Best Mayor in Lima´s History

DISPATCHES FROM DANIEL ESPINOSA  working to defeat the Big Lie in all its forms ABOVE:  LIMA—Shipiba community in CantaGallo. It’s been about a year that the authorities offered to relocate them, but so far the government ha snot made good on its promises. (Photo credit: Alessandro Currarino / El Comercio) This is probably his best accomplishment: having been able not only toContinue reading