Different Shades of Black: The Anatomy of the Far Right in the European Parliament

Ellen Rivera and Masha P. Davis Protesters of right-wing and far-right Flemish associations take part in a protest against Marrakesh Migration Pact in Brussels, Belgium on Dec. 16, 2018. [Credit: Alexandros Michailidis / Shutter-stock.com] [Of all the European elections, the one scheduled for May 23-26, 2019 that will decide the composition of the 9th European…

The European Union is Obliged to Participate in US Wars

Thierry Meyssan After  having lost his majority in the House of Representatives during the mid-term elections, President Trump has found new allies in exchange for his discharge by prosecutor Mueller of the accusation of high treason [1]. He now supports the objectives of his generals. US imperialism is back [2].In less than six months, the foundations…

The European Union Threatens to Resort to the WTO Against the United States

The European Union informed the United States government that it will resort to the World Trade Organization (WTO) if the US tightens its economic blockade against Cuba by enforcing chapter III of the Helms-Burton law. The United States has announced that it will enforce Title III of the Helms-Burton Act (Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity…

Internationalism, More Alive than Ever

Carlos Aznarez After a marathon day in which various presentations on the Latin American and world situation were heard, and in which Bolivarian Venezuela and the demand for “Freedom for Lula” captured the attention of most of the speakers, the XXIII International Seminar organized by the Mexican Labor Party concluded at midnight on Saturday. With…

Betraying Human Rights: From Ivory Coast to Nicaragua

Stephen Sefton Events in Venezuela this year have exposed more than ever the crisis of competence and credibility in the global institutional structures charged with upholding and defending human rights . In January, Idriss Jazairy the UN Human Rights Council’s Special Rapporteur on the effects of economic sanctions reinforced the condemnation of US policy against…

Ser Viles (To Be Vile)

Javier Tolcachier Presumably they have brought it from the past. Perhaps from their elders’ acts of violence. Or the product of cultural or monetary inheritance. Perhaps the early childhood influenced by films of superheroes and villains based on the American way of life… and death. Perhaps raised in environments of dual morality, in which transgressing…

Final Steps of the Multipolar Revolution: Containing the US in Europe

Federico Pieraccini Part I: Russia and China Are Containing the US to Reshape the World Order We discussed in the previous article how China and Russia are using diplomatic, economic and military means in areas like Asia and the Middle East to contain the belligerence and chaos unleashed by the United States. In this analysis,…

EU Expresses Disagreement with Military Intervention in Venezuela

Brussels, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) expressed on Monday its disagreement with a military intervention in Venezuela, as the United States proposes, and called for a peaceful and democratic solution to the situation in that country. In statements to the press, Maja Kocijancic, EU spokesperson for foreign affairs and security policy, stated…

‘European Union Is An Imperialist Pole, It Can Only Support Its Own Kind’

Muhammed Shabeer Peoples Dispatch in conversation with Francesco Valerio della Croce from the Italian Communist Party (PCI), on anti-immigrant laws, the ultra-right in Europe, the EU and the Italian left. Italy is going through an unprecedented period of right-wing surge and hyper nationalist political charades. The populist government in the country, partnered by right-wing hyper…

Five US “Humanitarian Interventions” that Ended in Disaster

Misión Verdad Editor’s note: Since the early months of last year, this platform has been analysing the serious consequences of military interventions for supposedly humanitarian purposes. Now that the Venezuelan opposition, articulated under the absolute tutelage of Washington, is drawing a new “D-Day” (February 23) to introduce “humanitarian aid,” it is convenient to refresh the…