The BRICS countries are creating a new global architecture that challenges the exceptionalist, unipolar world that Washington imagines for our future.
Each crisis, from Benghazi to the Boko Haram kidnappings, has provided further US justification for a military expansion that’s been underway for years.
We in civil society must sharpen our demands.
Despite major dissatisfaction amongst voters and opposition from fledgling alternative parties, the ruling African National Congress won by a landslide.
The case of Alan Gross reflects Obama’s failure to “write a new chapter in US-Cuba policy.”
Driven by the idée fixe that the world was rigidly divided into terrorist and non-terrorist camps, Washington allied with Afghan warlords and strongmen.
Such covert operations are not sanitized by running them through USAID and wrapping them in the rhetoric of “democracy promotion.”
With Senator Foreign Relations chairman and Cuba hawk Robert Menendez mired in scandal, the embargo could finally be lifted.
What if we really worked 9 to 5?
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