Not Us, Me

By Jodi Dean Verso Since Donald Trump’s electoral defeat of Hillary Clinton for President of the United States, liberal commentary has fixated on the problem of identity politics. Like the incessant tonguing of a sore tooth, this fixation locates a… Continue Reading

All Aboard the Post-TPP World

PEPE ESCOBAR OPINION – Strategic Culture Foundation A half-hearted near handshake between US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin before and after they spoke «for about four minutes», standing up, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation… Continue Reading

Peace with Russia is Possible

By Jonathan Power LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – Trotsky, the one-time close comrade of Lenin, reportedly said, “You may not be interested in war but war is interested in you”.

THE FAILURE OF FACEBOOK DEMOCRACY

By Nathan Heller The New Yorker In December of 2007, the legal theorist Cass R. Sunstein wrote in The Chronicle of Higher Education about the filtering effects that frequently attend the spread of information on the Web. “As a result… Continue Reading

The City and the Nation

By Jacob L. Shapiro Geopolitical Futures Recent votes in the U.S. and U.K. reveal nationalism is evolving into different forms.

Battle of the Desert

By Baher Kamal Part I: To Fight or to Flee? ROME, Nov 2016 (IPS) – To fight or to flee? These are the stark choices Maria, a single mother from the Bangalala midlands of Tanzania, faces repeatedly.

Come the Revolution

By George Friedman Geopolitical Futures Winning the war leads to the inevitable problem of running the country. When the Bolsheviks took power, their intention was to create the dictatorship of the proletariat. They took control of government buildings in St.… Continue Reading