Ukraine: A Wake-Up Call for Europe

Boaventura de Sousa Santos It is becoming clear that US neoconservatives have succeeded in creating a warmongering, anti-Russian mood in Europe through an unprecedented information war. It is becoming clear that US neoconservatives have succeeded in creating a warmongering, anti-Russian mood in Europe through an unprecedented information war, the consequences of which will take some…

The Truth about the Church in Nicaragua

Cuaderno Sandinista Religion, faith or feelings of spirituality are broad arteries of the human psyche that connect with the deepest fibers of our emotions. This is not new and throughout history these feelings have been used for or against political projects. Nicaragua, today is the victim of massive attacks by transnational mega corporations that spread…

Mumia Abu-Jamal Remains the Voice of the Voiceless

Abayomi Azikiwe Mumia Abu Jamal As A Youth Member Of The Black Panther Party In Philadelphia After 40 years of incarceration the “voice of the voiceless” remains a focus of international attention Black August Series No. 2 During the late 1960s, Mumia Abu-Jamal became a youth activist in the city of Philadelphia where a succession…

Europe: In Addition to Gas, Drinking Water is Becoming a Strategic Resource

Vladimir Odintsov The sanctions war on Russia, inspired by the Russophobic policies of the United States and its allies, has plunged the world into not only economic and energy crises, but also ecological collapse. To comply with instructions from Washington to reduce Russian gas deliveries, the authorities of the Western states have considered reviving coal…

What the US-Instigated Crisis in Taiwan Means for Europe

Salman Rafi Sheikh In response to Nancy Pelosi’s stubborn – and provocative – visit to Taiwan, China has initiated military drills in the Taiwan Strait. This military drill amounts to a naval blockade of not only Taiwan but prolonged drills, with live shooting in the sea, could ultimately create a crisis that will, very much…

Venezuela’s Gold Dispute in UK Courts is a Battle for Sovereignty

Zoe Alexandra The people of Venezuela for the last several years have taken to the streets to reject sanctions, asset freezing, and coup attempts by the far-right. The official government of Venezuela has been engaged in a legal dispute with the Bank of England to regain control over gold assets worth over $1.8 billion “The…

A Eurasian Jigsaw: BRI and INSTC Interconnectivity Will Complete the Puzzle

Pepe Escobar Shrugging off western obstacles, Eurasia’s ambitious connectivity projects helmed by China and Russia are now progressing deep into Asia’s Heartland SAMARKAND – Interconnecting Inner Eurasia is an exercise in Taoist equilibrium: adding piece by piece, patiently, to a gigantic jigsaw puzzle. It takes time, skill, vision, and of course major breakthroughs. A key piece…

Colombia: Francia Márquez Announces Creation of Ministry of Equality

Resumen Latinoamericano The Vice President of Colombia, Francia Márquez, symbolically took office in her homeland, in the department of Cauca, where she announced that this week the creation of the Ministry of Equality, which she herself will lead, will be filed in Congress. The formation of this new portfolio will be made to “take on…

Trump Derangement Syndrome Returns

Margaret Kimberley Why would Black people laud the FBI or criticize protection against self-incrimination? The FBI search of Donald Trump’s home has reawakened Trump Derangement Syndrome. Progressives love the FBI? Leftists embrace the Espionage Act? Of course, one man is responsible for this madness, and he is none other than Donald J. Trump, 45th president of the United…

‘West Wants to Change Regimes for Itself’: Africans Strategize in Washington Against Western-Backed Leaders

Julie Varughese On left: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken with Rwandan President Paul Kagame. On right: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. Background: National Unity Platform presidential candidate Bobi Wine (photo illustration: Toward Freedom) SILVER SPRING, Maryland—The United States and its European allies only care about human-rights violations when it benefits them. That’s what a few…