The new thesis eleven

Boaventura de Sousa Santos * In 1845, shortly after he published the Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844, Karl Marx wrote his Theses on Feuerbach. The Theses were his first attempt at building a materialist philosophy that was centred on… Continue Reading

Mr. President, stop attacking the press

Opinion of John McCain* –  The Washington Post After leaving office, President Ronald Reagan created the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to recognize individuals who have fought to spread liberty worldwide. Nancy Reagan continued the tradition after her husband’s death, and… Continue Reading

Trump Is a Racist. Period.

Charles M. Blow – The New York Times I find nothing more useless than debating the existence of racism, particularly when you are surrounded by evidence of its existence. It feels to me like a way to keep you fighting… Continue Reading

“MONEY IS NOT WEALTH: Cryptos v. Fiats!“

By Hazel Henderson*                                          Most bankers, economists and investors after a couple of drinks, will admit that money is not wealth. Money is a metric, like inches and centimeters, for tracking real wealth: human ingenuity and technological productivity interacting with… Continue Reading

Ethiopia Is Falling Apart

BY MOHAMMED ADEMO, JEFFREY SMITH  (*)  – Foreign Policy Tepid reforms and halfhearted concessions won’t save the country’s authoritarian government from its existential crisis For a brief moment last week, Ethiopia seemed poised to shed its reputation as Africa’s Stasi state.… Continue Reading

To Liberate Cambodia

Robert J. Burrowes* A long-standing French protectorate briefly occupied by Japan during World War II, Cambodia became independent in 1953 as the French finally withdrew from Indochina. Under the leadership of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia remained officially neutral, including during… Continue Reading