The draft decesion asking the WHO to continue with health-related technical support in Palestine, was adopted by 90 votes in favour and 6 against, namely Australia, Canada, Guatemala, Israel, UK and USA.
Archive | May, 2018
Max Shanly and Matt Zarb-Cousin sit in starstruck awe as Professor Leo Panitch explains how the world works in a dulcet Canadian accent.
These are supposed to be the good times—with our current economic expansion poised to set a record as the longest in U.S. history.
The May 20, 2018 elections in Venezuela were a victory for the popular sectors and a defeat for the U.S. backed opposition, the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD).
Despite economic war, sabotage, low oil prices, international sanctions, and political violence, the Venezuelan people are still standing and supporting the leaders of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Organizers of the far-right AfD hoped to get 10,000 adherents for a march on Sunday in Berlin, but their ranks were far thinner, even with buddies from openly pro-fascist gangs. After distributing a thousand or more big German flags, they joined ranks and set off on their anti-foreigner, anti-Islam, anti-leftist Berlin crusade.
Identity politics has something for everyone—but not in a good way. In her 2016 election campaign, Hillary Clinton invoked “intersectionality” and “white privilege” as a shallow gesture of allyship to young liberal voters.
Many Americans are angry about Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election. Here’s what they don’t know about our country.
The article uses the Eco Marxist perspective to look at deforestation and the impact it has on Earth in terms of soil erosion, air pollution and the threat it places on plant and animal life.
For the first time in history, a Latin American country will be part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
In our inaugural episode, we consider the recent resurgence of full employment politics in the United States from both a political and historical perspective with historian David Stein (@davidpstein).
A conversation with Andreas Malm about the impotence of postmodernism in face of climate change and capital’s role in the destruction of nature.
The two retired professors are internationally reputed scholars, and are serving the honourary position of Professor Emeritus.
U.S. PRESIDENT Donald Trump backed out of a planned summit with North Korea’s hereditary leader Kim Jong Un today, even as Pyongyang demolished its Punggye-ri nuclear test site with foreign journalists watching.
Granma outlines ten of the destabilizing actions made public in the last 48 hours against the legitimate government of Nicolás Maduro.
It’s time to reclaim the mantle of “Progress” for progressives. By falsely tethering the concept of progress to free market economics and centrist values, Steven Pinker has tried to appropriate a great idea for which he has no rightful claim.
Over the course of the nineteenth century, the violence of white civilization — its destruction of Africa, devastation of the Americas, and plunder of Asia — was obscured, or else rationalized, by a growing accretion of lies about the darker races and their civilizations, lies masquerading as truth, as Western art and science were directed […]
Mainstream economists refer to it as price theory, everyone else value theory. But whatever it’s called, it’s at the center of economists’ differing explanations of what happens in (and alongside) markets.
There is no doubt that the Marxian theoretical critique of capitalism is more relevant today than ever and is exerting enormous and growing influence in many parts of the world, a mark of the deepening crisis of the system, and the rise of dissent
On Karl Marx’s 200th Birth Anniversary SFI organised a lecture on Marx After Marx delivered by Prof. Prabhat Patnaik.