NGOs Visualize a Just World – Without G8

By Julio Godoy EVIAN, France, May 30 (IPS) Non-governmental organisations are holding a summit in the surroundings of the French city of Evian through Sunday, focusing on development, health, and environmental issues. The NGO conference û under the motto ‘Another… Continue Reading

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Friends, MoveOn.org, CTSG, True Majority and other internet organizing groups will lead important sessions at next week’s Take Back America conference from June 4 – 6 in Washington, DC at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Wes Boyd of MoveOn.org will headline… Continue Reading

Buy One, Get One Free

By Arundhati Roy In these times, when we have to race to keep abreast of the speed at which our freedoms are being snatched from us, and when few can afford the luxury of retreating from the streets for a… Continue Reading

EU: Cheap Medicines for the Poor

By Stefania Bianchi BRUSSELS, May 26 (IPS) – The European Union adopted a new regulation Monday, enabling exporters to provide essential medicines at starkly reduced prices to poor countries. The European Council, made up of Heads of State or Government… Continue Reading

Weighing up the war

By Nicholas D. Kristof NEW YORK: Last September, a gloom-and-doomer columnist warned about Iraq: “If we’re going to invade, we need to prepare for a worst-case scenario involving street-to-street fighting.” Ahem. Yes, well, that was my body double while I… Continue Reading

Has the war made America safer?

By Stephen F. Cohen * (IHT) NEW YORK: The Bush administration and its cheerleaders in the media are saying that the “remarkable success” of the war in Iraq proves that its opponents were “spectacularly wrong” – even, some charge, unpatriotic.… Continue Reading

Paying a high price for supremacy

By David Roche (IHT) HONG KONG: Even as the United States displays its military might in Iraq, American power shows significant signs of cresting. As a result of what is widely perceived as U.S. unilateralism, international mistrust of America is… Continue Reading

Rebuild Iraq

Hard-earned Lessons on Nation-Building Seven Ways to Rebuild Iraq By Carl Bildt* (IHT) May , 2003 STOCKHOLM: In the wake of the war in Iraq, the world is learning once again that is far easier to destroy a regime with… Continue Reading

CEI – Robert Altman

A book by Robert Altman, of the Standard weekly, has been publshed few days ago, in which there is a documented study on how the right wing has taken over american media. Here goes the opposite view point, which is… Continue Reading