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Bond: Latest Fibs from World Financiers
May 13, 2011
Given how disastrous globalization has been for Africa, a “far left movement” is long overdue
Bond: Grameen Bank’s Integrity
Apr 28, 2011
Bangladesh’s once-legendary banking environment is now fatally polluted.
Bond: Climate Finance Leadership
Apr 25, 2011
South Africa’s most vocal neoliberal politician, Trevor Manuel, is apparently being seriously considered as co-chair of the Green Climate Fund. On April 28-29 in Mexico City, Manuel and other elites meet to design the world’s biggest-ever replenishing pool of aid money: a promised $100 billion of annual grants by 2020, more than the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and allied regional banks put together.
Bond: Climate Summit & SA Industry
Apr 18, 2011
Hosting the Durban COP17 – let’s rename it the ‘Conference of Polluters’ – starting in late November puts quite a burden on the African National Congress government in Pretoria: to pretend to be pro-green.
Bennis: Attack on Libya May Unleash a Long War
Mar 30, 2011
The United States and its allies launched the war against Libya on the eighth anniversary of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Bennis: UN Declares War On Libya
Mar 20, 2011
Libya’s opposition movement faces a ruthless military assault.
Bond: Libyan Barbarism
Mar 19, 2011
If Muammar Gaddafi’s wicked son Saif is to be believed, we will soon be witnessing “rivers of blood” in Benghazi...
Bennis: Don't "No-Fly" Libya
Mar 08, 2011
Today in Libya, civilians are being killed by a besieged and isolated dictator. Libyan warplanes have been used to attack civilians, although the vast majority of the violence has come from ground attacks.
Blum: Mystique of the Marshall Plan
Mar 05, 2011
During my years of writing and speaking about the harm and injustice inflicted upon the world by unending United States interventions, I've often been met with resentment from those who accuse me of chronicling only the negative side of US foreign policy.
Feb 28, 2011
The late poet-activist Dennis Brutus occasionally used ‘Seattle’, the name of a city in the northwestern United States, as a verb. We should ‘seattle Copenhagen’, he said in late 2009, to prevent the North from doing a climate deal in their interests, against Africa’s.
Bond: South African Climate Policy
Feb 19, 2011
As the Kyoto Protocol’s Conference of the Parties draws closer, we will encounter even more frequent public relations blasts than witnessed in the same International Convention Centre district a decade ago.
Bennis: Egypt on the Brink
Feb 11, 2011
Now comes the hard part. On February 7, the popular mobilization in Cairo and elsewhere seemed to have crested.
Bennis: MidEast Rising
Feb 01, 2011
The Arab World plays dominoes with Empire...
Bond: Dethroning King Coal
Jan 30, 2011
South Africa’s crust was drill-pocked with abandon since Kimberley diamonds were found in 1867 and then Witwatersrand (Johannesburg) gold was unearthed in 1886.
Boyle: Prospects For Humanity
Dec 26, 2010
During the 1950s I grew up in a family who rooted for the success of African Americans in their just struggle for civil rights and full legal equality.
Bond: Climate Capitalism Won
Dec 14, 2010
The December 11 closure of the global climate summit in Cancun has been portrayed a "step forward."
Blum: Anti-Empire Report
Dec 07, 2010
If the house where Julian Assange of Wikileaks is staying is destroyed by a Predator drone, and the United States denies any involvement... Well, I'll believe them.
Bennis: Bribing Israel
Nov 24, 2010
500,000 illegal settlers in the Occupied Territory are breaking international law just by waking up in the morning.
Bond: Hilferding’s Finanz Kapital
Nov 21, 2010
The power and reach of financial institutions, not to mention the resulting superprofits, are the source of widespread, often extreme frustration.
Bond: Zimbabwe Regress
Nov 14, 2010
If leaders of a little African country stand up to imperialist aggression, that would strike any fair observer as extremely compelling...