The Desperation of Our Diplomats

Roger Cohen* –  The New York Times  WASHINGTON — On the first Friday in May, Foreign Affairs Day, the staff gathers in the flag-bedecked C Street lobby of the State Department beside the memorial plaques for the 248 members of… Continue Reading

In defense of Venezuela

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos* Venezuela has been undergoing one of the most difficult moments of her history. I have been following the Bolivarian Revolution from its beginning with critical attention and solidarity. Venezuela´s social conquests of the past two… Continue Reading

Consider change as a Value

By  Paola Valeri*  “We are experiencing a deep paradigm change from which there is no turning back.” This is a recurring statement from Simon L. Dolan, professor, consultant, author of more than 60 books and creator of the methodology called… Continue Reading

Early Death in Russia

By Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame Sundaram (*) MOSCOW and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 20 2017 (IPS) – The transition to market economy and democracy in the Russian Federation in the early 1990s dramatically increased mortality and shortened life expectancy. The… Continue Reading