By Paolo Acanfora* If one could suggest a text for the ruling classes of all fields managing the European and international reality, that would most certainly be the apostolic exhort of Pope Francis, Evangelii Gladium (2013). We should pay particular… Continue Reading

US business groups attack Russia sanctions

By Richard McGregor -Financial Times Washington – Leading US business groups are going public with their opposition to the unilateral imposition of new sanctions by the White House against Russia, saying they would harm American workers and cost jobs.

Who Shot Argentina?

Mark Weisbrot* – U.S. News and World Report When Cristina Kirchner first ran for president of Argentina in 2007, she had a campaign commercial with adorable young children answering the question, ?What is the IMF (International Monetary Fund)?? They offered… Continue Reading

Widespread uncertainty in Iraq

By IPS, The New York Times and Financial Times Neo-Cons, Hawks Can?t Get No Iraq Traction By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Jun 21 2014 (IPS) – Despite their ubiquity on television talk shows and newspaper op-ed pages, neo-conservatives and other hawks… Continue Reading

Against Intervention in Iraq

The Editors – The Nation American military involvement would inflame, not ease, Iraq?s sectarian divisions. The stunning military advance into cities in northern and central Iraq by an Al Qaeda offshoot, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria?backed by some… Continue Reading