Politics

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s West Bank plans will leave Palestinians very little
Opinions, Politics

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s West Bank plans will leave Palestinians very little

The Israeli-Palestinian peace talks beginning in Jerusalem proceed within a framework of assumptions that merit careful thought. By Noam Chomsky, Special to CNN One prevailing assumption is that there are two options: either a two-state settlement will be reached, or there will be a “shift to a nearly inevitable outcome of the one remaining reality — a state ‘from the […]

Politics, Uncategorized

The Kosovization of Greece

“The manic attempt to keep Greece in the eurozone under conditions that are not sustainable is turning the country into a sort of Kosovo, an EU protectorate that produces little but surplus labour” By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard “Nothing as devastating as this has ever been seen in my country before,” said Prof Yanis Varoufakis from Athens University. “The spirit of the Greek […]

Lukyanov: Snowden is a Protagonist in a tragicomedy
Politics, Uncategorized

Lukyanov: Snowden is a Protagonist in a tragicomedy

Edward Snowden’s story started out as a spy thriller, went on to become a farce, and is about to turn into a drama laced with elements of human tragedy. The genre of tragedy is increasingly applicable to Snowden as a lead character: Having taken a stand for personal freedom and dignity, he clearly had not anticipated what would happen to […]