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Alto a la represión al pueblo ecuatoriano

Con profundo dolor, pena y hasta rabia, las organizaciones que nos reconocemos en la Alianza Biodiversidad (organizaciones que trabajamos por la soberanía alimentaria y los derechos de los pueblos desde Paraguay, Uruguay, Brasil, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia,...

¿Quiénes defienden a los que nos defienden?

Según la Relatoría Especial sobre la situación de los defensores de los derechos humanos, se usa la expresión “Defensor de los derechos humanos” para describir a la persona que, individualmente o junto con otras, se esfuerza en promover o proteger esos derechos. Esta...

A new kind of Belt and Road Initiative after the pandemic

A new kind of Belt and Road Initiative after the pandemic

Since President Xi announced China’s grand strategy, the Belt and Road Initiative, in Kazakhstan in 2013, it has grown so much in geographic and conceptual scope that it has become difficult to measure. Agreements setting out some form of formal affiliation with the...

Como a Colômbia venceu

Fuente : Outras palavras Pela primeira vez na história da Colômbia um candidato de esquerda ganhou as eleições presidenciais. Pela primeira vez, uma mulher negra e da classe trabalhadora (mineira e empregada doméstica) foi eleita vice-presidente. O continente...

A propósito de «capital vilão»

O CADTM publica um comentário de Jean Nanga a propósito da noção de «capital vilão», contida num interessante estudo intitulado La financiarisation du paludisme en Afrique. Le Burkina Faso, capitaux voyous et moustiques génétiquement modifiés [A Financeirização do...

L’UE veut-elle (vraiment) la paix en Colombie ?

L'Union européenne (UE) qui a appuyé le processus de paix en 2016 en Colombie, favorise, d'autre part, un modèle commercial qui attise les violences. A l'heure où la guerre en Ukraine l'interroge dans ses fondements mêmes, l'Europe peut redevenir un réel acteur de...

Rivalités mondiales autour de l’avenir d’internet

Adoptée en avril dernier à l'initiative des États-Unis, la « Déclaration sur l'avenir de l'internet » vise à resserrer les rangs autour d'une conception de l'internet « libre et ouvert » qui serait de plus en plus menacée par l'autoritarisme numérique de pays comme la...

Nueva era en las relaciones colombo-venezolanas, en el momento justo

Nueva era en las relaciones colombo-venezolanas, en el momento justo

Marcos Salgado |  El contacto sostenido entre el mandatario venezolano Nicolás Maduro y el presidente electo de Colombia, Gustavo Petro, de cara a la reanudación de relaciones, los llevó a analizar la situación en la región fronteriza, diversos temas sobre la paz y la...

The WTO After the 12th Ministerial Conference

Last week’s WTO 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva concluded with pro-corporate, anti-worker, and anti-development outcomes on all major issues of access to medicines, agriculture, digital trade, and the future of the WTO itself. The spin of “unprecedented...

Two Evils vs. One People-United

Although approximately 82% of American voters favor the rights of women to some form of legal abortion the Supreme Court has voted to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Let’s remember that number because it’s a number not too unlike the other poll numbers that suggest majority...

Latin America’s New New Left

Perhaps the most radical statement from Gustavo Petro, the newly elected president of Colombia, has been his promise to keep fossil fuels in the ground. Petro has said that he will not issue any new licenses for hydrocarbon exploration, will stop fracking pilot...

Build a Better Internet

Build a Better Internet

An interview with Ben Tarnoff, the author of Internet for the People: The Fight for Our Digital Future.

Lula’s Second Act

Lula’s Second Act

If the former Brazilian president returns to office this fall, the countries with the largest economies in the region will all be governed by left-wing leaders for the first time in history.

How Many Concussions from Capitalists Can Americans Take?

How Many Concussions from Capitalists Can Americans Take?

America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable. — Hunter S. Thompson, “September,” Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail...

Stalled Out on the Road to Damascus, Syria

The pump don’t work ’cause the vandals took the handles — Bob Dylan, “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” 1965 A lot of folks, including this writer, were surprised to learn in the Spring of 2018 that the United States had a significant troop presence on Syrian soil.  Of...

Desacuerdos entre ricos y pobres

Desacuerdos entre ricos y pobres

Hubo euforia en la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) ante los resultados de su Conferencia Ministerial de Ginebra. Pero La Vía Campesina Internacional los consideró decepcionantes.

TRICOTA

TRICOTA

Tres excepcionales voces femeninas —mis favoritas—, sacándole el jugo a un clásico de George y Ira Gershwin.

Un poderío con pies de barro

Un poderío con pies de barro

A pesar de la retórica triunfalista del relato oficial, los cuatro meses de guerra convencional en Ucrania han contribuido a desnudar los pies de barro del poderío militar norteamericano.

Intanto nel mondo

Intanto nel mondo

Quasi quattrocento attivisti lgbt+ arrestati in Turchia, la polizia sudafricana indaga sulla morte di ventuno ragazzi in un locale notturno, la Nasa effettua un lancio spaziale da un sito commerciale in Australia. Leggi

Mediapart et ses gros ciseaux

  Le saviez-vous? Médiapart a de gros ciseaux. Aussi gros que la bêtise, l’information biaisée et le manque d’éthique professionnelle, tous réunis dans le même lieu. Oui, Mediapart, le canard […]

Jeremy Corbyn to Jacobin: Now Is Not the Time for Retreat

Jeremy Corbyn to Jacobin: Now Is Not the Time for Retreat

In an interview with Jacobin, Jeremy Corbyn talks about the need to rebuild the trade unions, internationalism, and why socialists can’t afford to be on the defensive. Jeremy Corbyn gives a speech during a demonstration against the government's plans to deport asylum...

Collective complaint against the Technopolice

Three years ago, La Quadrature du Net started an initiative called « Technopolice » to gather information relating to all technologies deployed by the police in our cities. Today, we have come to a point where the combination of these technologies creates a state of...

Cinco países de la región confirmaron casos de viruela del mono

Cinco países de la región confirmaron casos de viruela del mono

Perú es uno de los últimos países de Latinoamérica en detectar el primer caso de viruela del mono El ministro de Salud, Jorge López, anunció la tarde del domingo la detección del primer caso confirmado de viruela del mono en el Perú. Se precisó que se trata de un...

Cinema: Corpo livre, corpo cativo

Cinema: Corpo livre, corpo cativo

Por José Geraldo Couto, no Blog do Cinema do Instituto Moreira Salles Vistos em conjunto, os filmes de Helena Ignez, como atriz e/ou diretora, são uma extensa – e intensa – ode à liberdade do corpo, em especial do corpo da mulher. Uma pequena amostra desse cinema...

Equador: as razões da nova revolta

Equador: as razões da nova revolta

Por Anahí Macaroff, no Nuso | Tradução: Rôney Rodrigues Atualização: Ontem (22/3), o governo equatoriano se recusou a revogar o estado de sítio – sob o pretexto de “deixar a capital indefesa” – e as condições de diálogo propostas pelos movimentos indígenas. Há 10 dias...

Erveiros e benzedeiras na linha de cura

Erveiros e benzedeiras na linha de cura

O corpo é muitas coisas. Não há nada de “natural” no corpo. Ele é compreendido de muitas maneiras, dependendo de quem o pensa. Para algumas culturas ele é um receptáculo das almas: pode baixar nele a alma humana, mas também a de um deus, a de um jaguar, a de uma...

Anti-NATO in Madrid

Four days before the NATO summit in Madrid and by way of a “welcome”, the “Summit for Peace. NATO NO” prelude to the demonstration against NATO and the wars, which will be held on Sunday 26th and of which we… Álvaro Orús Andreu

‘Nonviolent’ Deaths in War

Despite the waning coverage of the war in Ukraine by the mainstream media, the fighting nonetheless persists. The U.S continues to send billions of dollars in weapons to Ukraine, sanctions on Russia persist as the world suffers inflation and a… Carter Myers-Brown

Ucrânia: o capital em guerra

Ucrânia: o capital em guerra

   ++ • caderno #10 • Ucrânia: o capital em guerra   • A Guerra dos Mundos • Franco “Bifo” Berardi • Para lá da Guerra e da Paz • Luhuna Carvalho • Notas provisórias sobre os recentes acontecimentos na Ucrânia • David Harvey • Guerra e Choque • Pedro Levi Bismarck • A...

O futuro realmente existente

O futuro realmente existente

  ++ #35 • Primavera 2022 • O futuro realmente existente   artigos • Notas sobre Tafuri, militância e sindicalização • Marianela D’Aprile & Douglas Spencer • Bem-vindo ao futuro realmente existente • João Pedro Cachopo • Guerra e demência (senil) • Franco “Bifo”...

La crisis mundial y el gobierno de Boric

Para nadie es desconocido que en toda crisis de un régimen político, las posiciones de “izquierda” y “derecha” se polarizan y el “centro” debilitado y sin identidad se vuelve necesario para evitar el quiebre definitivo. En otras palabras, cuando un sistema en...

Hacia una sociología de los pueblos originarios del Perú

Desde un enfoque sociohistórico, después del descubrimiento de América y la posterior conquista del Perú por parte de los españoles a partir de 1532, los llamados pueblos indígenas fueron sometidos a explotación e incluso exterminio, pues los conquistadores vinieron...

How trans rights activists changed Argentina

How trans rights activists changed Argentina

Illustrations by Cressida Knapp. Archive images show Karina Urbina protesting in 1991 (top); Diana Sacayán receiving her DNI from Fernández de Kirchner in 2012 This is the story of #FuriaTravesti: a collective of people who faced persecution and brutality at the hands...

Mick Lynch media mania – the appeal of workers’ power

Mick Lynch media mania – the appeal of workers’ power

Workers on the picket line, photo from the RMT ‘I’m a working-class bloke leading a trade union dispute’ was just one of Mick Lynch’s memorable quotes in a flurry of television news appearances surrounding the first UK-wide national rail strike action for thirty...

¿Suplicantes o sujetos de derechos?

Necesitamos un cambio de rumbo urgente en las políticas sociales. Un cambio que pase por dignificar a las personas en situación de vulnerabilidad y convertirlas en sujetos de derechos, no sólo de deberes.

Financing: China’s Long March

China has a chance to transform the world for the better. Though it is no open goal, she should take it to take her place in the van not only of BRI but of the nations of the world, which is at her feet. This article looks at the wider implications of NATO’s defeat in...

Explain It to Me, Please

If you want a war with Iran, Russia, China and Venezuela tell me why and how it would benefit Americans By Philip GIRALDI So Honest Joe Biden is now going to give another $1.2 billion to the Ukrainians on top of the sixty or so billion that is already in the pipeline,...

Fernanda Melchor’s Dark Morality Plays

Fernanda Melchor’s Dark Morality Plays

Nicolás Medina Mora In her third novel, Melchor turns her allegorical powers in an even more explicitly political direction. The post Fernanda Melchor’s Dark Morality Plays appeared first on The Nation.

How Gayness Changed During My Lifetime

How Gayness Changed During My Lifetime

Benjamin Moser When I came out, I steeled myself to join a minority—only to find that my identity had become a marketing niche. The post How Gayness Changed During My Lifetime appeared first on The Nation.

Elecciones en Colombia

El próximo 19 de junio los colombianos asistirán a las urnas para definir, en segunda vuelta, al presidente de Colombia para el periodo 2022-2026. Luego de cuatro años de la administración de Iván Duque, que cierra su periodo presidencial con una desaprobación...

L’Europa e “i conti in ordine” dell’Italia

A breve, in Europa, i “falchi” ricominceranno a chiedere all’Italia di “mettere in ordine i conti” intendendo con ciò una riduzione della spesa pubblica. Non è questa la strada, almeno a sinistra. Ancora una volta, come un secolo fa, la sinistra per essere tale deve...

La Toscana vuole la competenza anche per l’energia

Il presidente della Toscana, appoggiato dalla ministra Gelmini, rivendica la competenza regionale in tema di energia. Forse non si è accorto della guerra. Ma, intanto, due domande si affacciano: chi decide la politica energetica del Paese? e, poi, se l’autonomia...

Russia’s Justifications for Its War in Ukraine Don’t Hold Up

The Russian government’s justifications for its war in Ukraine―the largest, most destructive military operation in Europe since World War II―are not persuasive. Although, in defending the Russian invasion, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s primary emphasis has been...

Imperial Nostalgia and Its Perils

Although great empires rank among the most powerful engines of world history, they are also among the most dangerous, especially as they brood over their decline. The Russian empire provides a striking illustration of this phenomenon.  Traditionally referred to as the...

Imperial Nostalgia and Its Perils

Although great empires rank among the most powerful engines of world history, they are also among the most dangerous, especially as they brood over their decline. The Russian empire provides a striking illustration of this phenomenon.  Traditionally referred to as the...