WORKERS across the world pressed demands for the protection of those on the front line as May Day celebrations were scaled back as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic today. Continue reading
THE number of journalists killed this year has decreased while the number of those arbitrarily detained has risen yet again, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
A total of 49 journalists were killed in 2019, 389 are currently in prison and 57 are being held hostage, an annual worldwide round-up by the French organisation revealed yesterday. Continue reading
It’s not just arms sales and business contacts, Trump needs Saudi Arabia to boost oil production when Iran sanctions kick in and to fund US plans for Syria.
Angela Merkel’s grand coalition is at risk of collapsing after both her junior partners in government suffered heavy electoral losses in Bavaria. Continue reading
Credit is essential for the continuation of capitalism but also a major source of its instability, writes the MARX MEMORIAL LIBRARY
WELL, the short answer is “yes, capitalism does depend on credit.” And it depends on debt, the other side of the “coin.” But the way it manifests itself is complicated. Continue reading
Diese Entscheidung dürfte er inzwischen wohl bereut haben. Im Juni verkündete Cem Özdemir, er wolle „frische Gesichter“ sehen und werde nicht mehr als Grünen-Chef kandidieren. Damals hoffte er noch, künftig als Außenminister der Bundesrepublik zu reüssieren. Continue reading
Russland Die Präsidentenwahl wird den klaren Sieger Wladimir Putin haben – interessanter ist der Kandidat der Kommunisten. Continue reading
Judge Llarena warned that such a move would further Carles Puigdemont independence cause
A SPANISH judge denied an extradition warrant against Carles Puigdemont today, believing that granting it would further the former Catalan president’s cause of regional independence. Continue reading
SPD Zwischen Parteiführung und Basis verläuft ein Riss. Die „da unten“ verstehen nicht mehr, was die „da oben“ machen, Commentiert Simone Schmollock in der Wochen Zeitung der Freitag. Continue reading
ERITREAN migrants staged a mock slave auction outside the Israeli Knesset today in protest against government plans to forcibly deport African refugees and asylum-seekers to Uganda and Rwanda. Continue reading