Ghost Fishing?

BAHER KAMAL* – Wall Street International 640.000 Tonnes of Fishing Gear Dumped in Oceans Every Year Ghost fishing. Sounds eerie, right? Unfortunately, it is indeed as eerie as it sounds. This is how the United Nations brings up another huge… Continue Reading

In the Name of “America First”

HALL GARDNER* The Risks of America’s New Nationalism Despite the self-congratulatory tone of both his Davos Speech and State of the Union Address, President Trump has not yet obtained the confidence of the leaderships of major US allies or their… Continue Reading

Another anniversary to deplore

By Maggie Black* Two years ago, on 22 February 2016, retired UNICEF official Baquer Namazi was arrested when he returned home to Tehran. He had been told that permission had been given for him to visit his son Siamak, held… Continue Reading

Davos: Alive or Dead?

By Enrico Verga* Is neoliberalism, as classically incarnated at Davos, dead? Two major establishment organs give opposing answers. In the January 22 edition of the New York Times, Peter Goodman announces that Populism Is Waning; given that at Davos populists are not… Continue Reading