The newly elected Egyptian president, at the center of cease-fire talks between Hamas and Israel, is under heavy domestic and international pressure from all sides.
Israel rains death and destruction on a civilian population that cannot escape.
Hobsbawm’s life and writings will long serve as an inspiration to those who believe that a knowledge of history is essential to working for a better world.
Surprisingly, the United States seems pleased that Putin wants to reposition Russia as a major Asian power.
A massive run on weak banks could destroy the euro economy. Only unlimited deposit insurance, backed by a strong central Treasury, can prevent the worst.
The summer of 2012 has been one of heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest.
The still-disputed July 1 election provided new momentum to end the drug war—but a shift in US policy is needed to truly bring that about.
In Andalusia, they’re fighting unemployment and austerity with flamenco protests, house squatting and a reinvigorated leftist coalition.
Europeans are not fighting as one in their pushback against austerity measures.
How a confrontation is shaping up between the US/NATO and the BRICS.