Gabriele Del Grande: Italian journalist caught in Erdogan’s authoritarian drive
A few days after the controversial victory of the “Yes” campaign for the Turkish referendum, the authoritarian methods of Erdogan’s government jumped back to the front page of Italian newspapers. […]
Global Empire – Turkey After The Referendum
Tariq Ali introduces a short film shot for The World Today. It was filmed a few weeks ago before Turkey’s Referendum which was passed only yesterday. The main opposition party […]
Intelligence and Military Sources Who Warned About WMD Lies Before Iraq War Now Say that Assad Did NOT Use Chemical Weapons
Former U.N weapons inspector Scott Ritter warned before the start of the Iraq war that claims that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction were false. Sunday, Ritter wrote […]
Palestine retold: Tragic anniversaries are not only about remembrance
For Palestinians, 2017 is a year of significant anniversaries. While historians mark May 15 as the anniversary of the date on which Palestinians were expelled from their historic homeland […]
The Mélenchon Factor
The establishment’s panicked reaction to Mélenchon should convince us that he stands a real chance of winning. It seems that every week of the French presidential elections has new […]
Trump – in North Korea you will be murdering human beings!
When I think about North Korea, what first comes to my mind is a mist over the calm and majestic surface of the Taedong River near Pyongyang. Next I always […]
Snipers and Infiltrators at Standing Rock: Quashing Protests at Taxpayer Expense
The inner-workings and cost of the government’s militant and violent crackdown on peaceful Standing Rock protesters have been trickling in these past few months, yet it hasn’t received the headlines it all […]
Behind the attack on Syria
“You furnish the pictures. I’ll furnish the war.” Publisher William Randolph Hearst in 1898, preparing the groundwork for the U.S. war with Spain and seizure of Cuba. The Trump […]
- 17 Apr 2017
French Presidential Election – Stick or Twist?
The French Presidential Election is fast approaching. With the traditional pillars of the establishment in trouble, we have witnessed the emergence of the far-right through Marine Le Pen. The liberal […]
Badee Dwaik of the #AlKhalil4 on the “daily torture” of Israeli imprisonment
Palestinian organizer Badee Dwaik, co-founder of the Human Rights Defenders group that has been coordinating actions and popular organizing to confront settlements and occupation in al-Khalil, was recently seized by […]
Australia is sleepwalking into a confrontation with China
Australia is sleepwalking into a confrontation with China. Wars can happen suddenly in an atmosphere of mistrust and provocation, especially if a minor power, such as Australia, abandons its independence […]
Now only rational thinking can save the world!
Scenario ONE: Imagine that you are on board a ship, which is slowly sinking. There is no land in sight, and your radio transmitter is not functioning properly. There are […]
Odebrecht, or the Moral Bias of Corruption
The investigations conducted by the United States Department of Justice on the payment of bribes to Latin American politicians by the Brazilian transnational Odebrecht, have had an over-dramatic and sensationalist […]
Reflecting on Syria
Ms. Yayoi Segi is based in Beirut, Lebanon, and she has worked in Syria for almost 3 years. She is extremely passionate about the country, which she admires and tries […]
Did Assad use chemical weapons on Khan Shaikhoun to score an own goal in the international arena?
The first news came from Reuters, framed accusingly: “Syrian government chemical attack,” and quoting, as usual, rebel sources. The world stood by instinct against the regime in Damascus following the images […]