Category "International"

A very special relationship

A very special relationship

The kind invitation I received to write an article for The Project suggested the topic: “Can there be peace after the elections in Israel?”. Obviously what was meant by “peace” was peace between the state of Israel and the phantom-state [...]

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Migrants abandoned at sea

Migrants abandoned at sea

We have heard about the horror of the drowning of people in the Mediterranean.  But this is not something new that has happened in the last week, in the last year or few years.  For well over a decade hundreds, [...]

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Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

The four-month breathing space As I write, the Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, is meeting again with the Eurogroup finance ministers in another chapter in the tortuous negotiations over revising the conditions for the extension of the bailout programme for Greek [...]

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Review: This Changes Everything

Review: This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein Reviewed by Derek Wall Naomi Klein's new book This Changes Everything is essential reading for socialists who seek to understand and respond to the politics of climate change. Naomi Klein, the Canadian-born daughter of parent who [...]

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Russia and the return of class struggle

Russia and the return of class struggle

President Putin celebrated his 62nd birthday on Tuesday 7 October. Kirill, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, congratulated him and gave him special thanks for his “care for the spiritual condition of the [...]

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The far right in Ukraine

The far right in Ukraine

The presence of the far right in Ukraine has become a hot topic of discussion in wake of the Maidan movement of late 2013, and the subsequent conflicts over Eastern regions of the Crimea and the Donbass. In Issue 3, [...]

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