Opinion

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    How to save the planet and ourselves

    by Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    IF YOU read only one book this year, it should be Roger Hallam’s Common Sense for the 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop...

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    Kashmir fallout has been a total disaster

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    TO THE proud Kashmiris, the conversion of their state into a mere union territory would be seen as utter humiliation, even by those who were...

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    The forgotten plunder of Iraq

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    Few talk or think about Iraq these days and the media ignores this important but demolished nation, writes Eric Margolis VICTOR Hugo said of the...

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    Meanwhile, BRICS is alive, well

    by Vladimir Platov | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    THERE’S been no shortage of interest towards the recently concluded ninth BRICS summit in Brazil. This association brings together a total of five countries, with...

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    Imperialist imprint in Bolivia coup

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    IMPERIALIST imprint in the just carried out Bolivia coup is visible. Donald Trump, the US president, has said in a statement: ‘The United States applauds...

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    The president of all who voted for and against

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    PRESIDENT Gotabaya Rajapaksa scored an impressive victory at the hotly contested presidential election winning 52.5 per cent of the vote when the general expectation was...

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    From ‘severe’ to ‘very poor’

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    SPURRED by an unexpected breeze, the quality of air in Delhi ‘improved’ from ‘severe’ to ‘very poor’. Some improvement, you would say, but do tarry...

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    Saving Assange is saving ourselves

    Kim Petersen | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    THE United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner issued a statement based on special-rapporteur-on-torture Nils Melzer’s fact-finding mission into the incarceration of WikiLeaks...

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    America’s arms sales addiction

    William D Hartung | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    IT’S no secret that Donald Trump is one of the most aggressive arms salesmen in history. How do we know? Because he tells us so...

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    Celebrating poverty: the IMF in Egypt

    Amr Khafagy | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    THE International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Bloomberg and Financial Times, alongside big investment banks such as Morgan Stanley, are celebrating Egypt’s economic success. As the...

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