Introduction: Two major terrorists’ attacks took place almost simultaneously: in Boston, two Chechen terrorists set off bombs during the annual Boston Marathon killing three people and injuring 170; in Venezuela, terrorist-supporters of defeated presidential candidate, Henrique Capriles, assassinated 8 and injured 70 supporters of victorious Socialist Party candidate Nicolas Maduro, in the course of firebombing 8 health clinics and several Party offices and homes.
New EssaysLAB International :: Analysis :: 05.20.2013
En una rueda de prensa realizada hoy en Iruñea [Euskal Herria] junto con la Secretaria General de LAB, Ainhoa Etxaide, el prestigioso intelectual estadounidense ha opinado que la Huelga General del 30 de mayo va a mostrar que “hay grandes colectividades que no están de acuerdo ni con Bruselas ni con los administradores que gestionan las políticas de Bruselas”.United States :: 04.30.2013
The relation between the suspected Boston Marathon bombers and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) and the Boston Police (BP) is a point of contention and controversy.Analysis :: 04.09.2013
One of the most important and yet most neglected determinants of the outcomes of the economic crisis and resultant deepening of social inequalities and immiseration is the ‘class struggle’. In one of his most pithy metaphors, Karl Marx referred to class struggle as ‘the motor force of history’.
President Obama’s Second Term: Selling Death and Buying Assassins In the Middle East, North Africa and South AsiaUnited States :: 03.22.2013
Introduction: As President Obama enters his second term with a new Cabinet, the foreign policy legacy of the past four years weighs heavily on their strategic decisions and their empire-building efforts. Central to the analysis of the next period is an evaluation of the past policies especially in regions where Washington expended its greatest financial and military resources, namely the Middle East, South Asia and North Africa.Latin America :: 03.14.2013
Introduction: President Hugo Chavez was unique in multiple areas of political, social and economic life. He made significant contributions to the advancement of humanity. The depth, scope and popularity of his accomplishments mark President Chavez as the ‘Renaissance President of the 21st Century’.Analysis :: 03.03.2013
Introduction: As Greece enters the sixth year of Europe’s worst economic depression, with 30% of its labor force unemployed and over 52% of its youth jobless, the entire social fabric is unraveling; a suicide rate are skyrocketing and close to 80% of the population is downwardly mobile.The Corbett Report :: Latin America :: 02.27.2013
[Podcast] Professor James Petras of Binghamton University joins us to discuss the prospects for the Latin American economy in a global economy that is increasingly dominated by developing markets and emerging powers like China.