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Chomsky: Latin American Unity

Here’s a very good article about developments in LA, with some great analysis of the current goings-on in Wall Street and DC. VII Social Summit for the Latin American and Caribbean UnityBy Noam Chomsky http://www.zcommunications.org/znet/viewArticle/18958 He points out, for example, “…the striking similarity between the structural adjustment programs imposed on the weak by the International…

Georgia, the Logic of Death

By Luis Ammann (Buenos Aires, 13.08.08) Georgia, an independent state since the disintegration of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and current ally of the United States of America launched its military forces against the Autonomous Republic of South Ossetia. It did so on the 8th of August, the opening day of the Olympic…

Statement of support from Noam Chomsky

I would like to express my strong support, and great admiration, for the two brave Czech humanists, Jan Tamas and Jan Bednar, who have initiated a hunger strike in protest against the plans to extend the US “missile defense” system to the Czech Republic, over the objections of the large majority of the population. I…

The 10 Commandments to save the planet

By Evo Morales, Bolovian’s President Consume only what is necessary, avoid extravagance, waste, luxury and the desire to get rich. President Evo Morales told the United Nations that in order to save the planet, we must eradicate the capitalist model, and the North must pay its ecological debt. This was the first of Ten Commandments…

March 6 is a Courageous Stand

For far too long, Colombians have suffered torture, displacement, disappearance, and general misery under the dark shadow of paramilitary and military terror, constantly taking new and more menacing forms. To our everlasting shame, citizens of the United States have unwittingly made a decisive contribution to these horrors for close to half a century. The vigil…