The lack of planning for the aftermath of the 2003 invasion of Iraq was a consequence of the United States neo-cons’ metaphysical belief that history was on an inevitable trajectory to the global triumph of North American values. There was, simply, no need to plan.
(Thanks to “Huey Lewis and the News” – you know what I mean!). Ever since Karl Marx poured scorn upon romantic and utopian Socialists in the Communist Manifesto, the place of ‘love’ has been marginal in Left Wing discourse. Steve Latham Instead, Communists insisted on the priority of […]
An Oxfam report reveals that, despite representing more than half of the global economy, the world’s six richest countries receive less than 9% of refugees. By contrast, the world’s poorest countries accept a greater number. In recent years, out of all of these affluent nations, it is Germany […]
As a sick body in urgent need of medical help and specific medicines Guatemala continues to appear in the eyes of the world as one of its most unequal societies and consequently has high indices of social exclusion. Isabel Soto Mayedo The equation is a simple one: more […]
On Friday night I caught the late night TV news before going to bed, and saw the unfolding news of the attempted Turkish military coup. Steve Latham Spending the next few hours following it not only on TV, but on the Twitter feeds, and multiple online sources, the […]