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What to watch in 2022: China’s economic outlook

This episode is part of the ZhōngHuá Mundus series of The Sound of Economics. ZhōngHuá Mundus is a newsletter by Bruegel, bringing you monthly analysis of China in the world, as seen from Europe. Check the previous editions of ZhōngHuá Mundus Sign up for the...

Carta Política do CADTM Internacional 2021

(Versão discutida e aprovada na Assembleia Mundial da Rede CADTM, a 15 de novembro de 2021, em Dacar, e editada pelo Secretariado Internacional Partilhado da rede CADTM) Preâmbulo Em 1989 foi lançado em Paris o «apelo da Bastilha»: o texto convida todas as forças...

Carta de funcionamento 2021

Carta de Funcionamento do CADTM Internacional – versão emendada pela Assembleia Mundial do CADTM, reunida em Dacar (Senegal) de 13 a 16 de novembro de 2021. I – Preâmbulo 1. A rede CADTM é um movimento internacional que luta pela abolição das dívidas ilegítimas, pela...

De l’« aide » à l’« investissement public global »

Le récent G7 et ses promesses de vaccins aux pays pauvres démontrent que les pays riches demeurent dans une logique d'« aide » inadaptée aux enjeux du 21e siècle. Le concept d'« investissement public global » suppose un renversement de logique : que tous les pays...

The Non-Winter of Our Discontent

Here’s hoping by the time this column hits print, Montana in December will look more like what it’s supposed to look like — namely, blanketed in snow with temperatures to match. While the “nice weather” may seem fine to the new in-migrants flooding the state, for long...

Why Ethan Crumbley’s Parents Could Be Charged With Murder

On Guns, Attack Dogs, and Lethal Schoolkids… On the 6th of January 2001, two Presa Canarios got loose in a hallway of a San Francisco highrise apartment building. The dogs, owned by Cornfed Schneider of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, had been abused and were known...

Why I Oppose the Saudi Weapons Deal

Sanders’s remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate in support of a joint resolution disapproving a $650 million arms sale to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Thank you, M. President. Let me begin by thanking my colleagues Senator Paul and Senator Lee for their years of...

Brazil Turns on Bolsonaro

Brazil Turns on Bolsonaro

As the 2022 campaign nears, many of the myths that made Bolsonaro appealing have been washed away by the grim realization of what he has always been: a huckster, most notable for his abrasiveness and authoritarian posturing.

Will the WTA Cancel Tennis Tournaments in the USA?

Currently, the West and its monopoly media are inordinately fixated on an allegation of a crime against an individual in another country, a country that is denigrated as a threat. The alleged crime serves as a pretext to punish that individual’s country, as if the...

El Senado de Magario

El Senado de Magario

Una por una, las bancas seccionales bonaerenses que se renuevan. El crecimiento del Frente de Todos permitió ingresar a los legisladores necesarios para quitarle el quórum a la oposición. La entrada El Senado de Magario se publicó primero en El Cohete a la Luna.

No todo es negociable

No todo es negociable

No hay acuerdo posible si el FMI pretende imponer la reducción del gasto público para alcanzar el superávit fiscal y la disminución del crecimiento económico. La entrada No todo es negociable se publicó primero en El Cohete a la Luna.

Justicieros de identidad reservada

Justicieros de identidad reservada

La protección oficial para una patota gaucha en El Bolsón confirma la consolidación de una coalición programática de derechas, opuesta a la propiedad comunitaria de los pueblos originarios. La entrada Justicieros de identidad reservada se publicó primero en El Cohete...

Honduras: Next steps after historic left victory

Following Xiomara Castro’s victory in the Honduran elections, Bertha Zúniga Cáceres, Coordinator of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), spoke to Peoples Dispatch about what this means for people’s movements in the country.

Nello specchio del Re Granchio

Nello specchio del Re Granchio

Il film di Alessio Rigo de Righi e Matteo Zoppis racconta la leggenda di Luciano, dalla Tuscia alla terra del fuoco: un po’ favola, un po’ western, un po’ pittura. Leggi

Drones are back, so are we

On 20 July 2021, the government proposed a new security bill which will, among other things, authorize police drones, the same drones that our collective efforts managed to reject four times last year. The government is rushing to undermine our precious victories...

Dossier No. 47: New clothes, old threads

Dossier No. 47: New clothes, old threads

The Western world lives in discontent. Progressive models have failed to maintain the levels of politicisation, mystique, capacity to question, transformative purpose, and possibilities of concrete changes for the masses.

Colombia: Los caminos de los justicia – Por William Ospina

Colombia: Los caminos de los justicia – Por William Ospina

Por William Ospina* “Qué extraña es nuestra manera de castigar” -decía Nietzsche- “no redime al criminal, al contrario, envilece más que el crimen mismo”. De todas las preguntas que nos plantea la condición humana, tal vez ninguna debería desvelarnos tanto como los...

8 de dezembro de 2021

Descolonizações | por Mireille Fanon Mendès France e Nelson Maldonado-Torres A atualidade de Fanon, 60 anos depois O pensamento do filósofo que propôs libertar a subjetividade negra. Sua obra convida a ir além das críticas e lamentos -- e demolir os “evangelhos”...

A atualidade de Fanon, 60 anos depois

Por Mireille Fanon Mendès France e Nelson Maldonado-Torres, em El Salto | Tradução: Rôney Rodrigues “Por último, em um terceiro período, chamado de luta (dite de combat), o colonizado – depois de haver tentado se perder no povo, se perder com o povo – vai, ao...

Dowbor: o complexo desafio das políticas sociais

Dowbor: o complexo desafio das políticas sociais

Arte: Basquiat > Este texto é o terceiro capítulo da obraO pão nosso de cada dia, de Ladislau DowborEditora Autonomia Literária | 202 págs. | R$ 35> O lançamento aconteceu no último dia 14. Assista a entrevista de Dowbor a Antonio Martins> Outras Palavras...

A política da vacinação reconsiderada • Jorge Varela

  O último texto de Pedro Levi Bismarck [1] levanta um ponto que é central para os dilemas que nos enfrentam hoje em dia. No texto é-nos dito que a oposição às medidas em curso é “a expressão de uma “resistência” que não é apenas de natureza sanitária, mas é, antes de...

Se aprobó el matrimonio igualitario: un paso histórico

El Congreso de Chile aprobó este martes la ley de matrimonio igualitario, una iniciativa que se comenzó a trabajar hace más de cuatro años y que logrará, finalmente, equipar los derechos y obligaciones de las personas para casarse y adoptar. El proyecto de ley fue...

Estados Unidos, ¿qué lo hará caer?

https://www.facebook.com/marcelo.colussi.33 https://www.facebook.com/Marcelo-Colussi-720520518155774/ https://mcolussi.blogspot.com/ “El aumento de los trastornos por consumo de drogas en los últimos 20 a 30 años es un síntoma de problemas sociales y económicos mucho...

Perverso festín electoral colombiano

Cada  contienda electoral, con el correr del tiempo y la progresiva irresponsabilidad e inmoralidad de los dirigentes políticos, devino en un festín de conciencias y subasta anticipada de lo público. Ahí se negocian compromisos, patrimonio público, presupuestos y...

Cops on campus are a threat to students of colour

Cops on campus are a threat to students of colour

The June 2020 BLM protests in London. Photo credit: Socialist Appeal Catalysed by the brutal police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, 2020 was a year of unprecedented anti-racist mobilisation, including in the UK. Protests here sparked a range of responses, from...

GM ‘designer babies’: breakthrough or nightmare?

GM ‘designer babies’: breakthrough or nightmare?

Photo: Lunar Caustic In late 2018, when He Jiankui announced that he had created the world’s first genetically modified (GM) babies, part of the worldwide outrage was motivated by the hope that we would not have to deal with this issue for at least ten years. Since...

‘Smart’ borders and the surveillance of refugees

‘Smart’ borders and the surveillance of refugees

A remote surveillance camera along the US-Mexico border fence in southern Texas, 2013 (Credit: Donna Burton) The digital transformation of our world has impacted all areas of life, and migration is no exception. Social media platforms and map or translation apps on...

EEUU: Oleada de huelgas

Hace treinta y cinco años, el mes pasado, octubre de 1986, el gigante fabricante de equipos agrícolas John Deere despidió a los miembros en huelga de United Auto Workers. Este suceso, que siguió a los cierres patronales de los empacadores de carne de Hormel Foods y...

What Putin Really Told Biden

By Pepe ESCOBAR So Russian President Vladimir Putin, by himself, and United States President Joe Biden, surrounded by aides, finally had their secret video link conference for two hours and two minutes – with translators placed in different rooms. That was their first...

Elizabeth Hardwick’s Life of the Mind

Elizabeth Hardwick’s Life of the Mind

Sarah Wang The first biography of the critic and novelist examines the personal costs of devoting oneself to intellectual pursuit. The post Elizabeth Hardwick’s Life of the Mind appeared first on The Nation.

Who feels secure? Racial capitalism and global security

In today’s world, security is overwhelmingly understood in the narrow terms of policing. But what if instead of handing guns to people to aim at each other, we were to give them access to food, healthcare, housing, and other basic goods that constitute material...

Da Bruxelles a Minsk. L’arduo sovranismo della Polonia

Il conflitto sullo Stato di Diritto fra l'UE e la Polonia è stato di recente proiettato in una dimensione geopolitica con la crisi dei migranti aperta dalla Bielorussia, con esiti difficili da prevedere anche per quanto riguarda le spinte sovraniste di quel Paese, in...

Israele e il sistema spia Pegasus

Il telefono del giornalista Jamal Khashoggi, assassinato a Istanbul tre anni fa, era controllato dal sistema spia Pegasus del gruppo NSO. Così l’attività dell’azienda israeliana è diventata nota al grande pubblico. Ma ciò non ne ha impedito la prosecuzione per...

Dove ci porta il PNRR?

Abbiamo un Piano. Anzi, addirittura un Piano quinquennale, il PNRR. Ma è bene non farsi illusioni. Il vero piano sembra quello di rafforzare il dominio del mercato, del privato sul pubblico, con l’aiuto di più ingenti risorse pubbliche. Questo l’esito dell’analisi...

Most Americans Look Favorably on Global Governance

Amid all the flag-waving, chants of “USA, USA,” and other nationalist hoopla that characterize mainstream politics in the United States, it’s easy to miss the fact that most Americans favor global governance.  Although a great many Americans do feel a sense of...

Why Is U.S. Military Spending Increasing to New, Outlandish Levels?

Although critics of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better plan to increase funding for U.S. education, healthcare, and action against climate catastrophe say the United States can’t afford it, there are no such qualms about ramping up funding for the U.S....

The Fate of Cassandra: Dire Predictions Go Unheeded

In ancient Greek mythology, Cassandra was a priestess who was able to predict the future but unable to convince others to act upon her prophecies. The fate of Cassandra seems particularly relevant today, for there has been ample warning about three developments that...