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'Protecting our democracy': DNC chair defends suit against Trump and Russia

Tom Perez: DNC can ‘walk and chew gum’ before the midterms Democratic party sues Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump<p>Chairman Tom Perez on Sunday defended the Democratic National Committee’s decision to sue Russia, WikiLeaks and the Trump campaign over Russian election interference, saying the DNC was …

Donald Trump

Why the Authoritarian Right Is Rising

Share Pat's Columns!<p>By Patrick J. Buchanan<p>A fortnight ago, Viktor Orban and his Fidesz Party won enough seats in the Hungarian parliament to rewrite …

Political Science

Ataque simbólico en Siria | GESI

El reciente ataque de los aliados occidentales contra Siria ha tenido más de símbolo que de voluntad real para cambiar la situación sobre el terreno …

‘Fake bombing’ o geopolítica de engaños

En este mundo inundado por las mentiras y las medias verdades, el ataque con misiles efectuado en la noche del 13 al 14 de abril sobre Siria por …

Syria crisis has brought cold war back with a vengeance – UN

Guterres warns of heightened tensions between Russia and west amid latest Skripal claims<p>Syria latest – live updates<p>Relations between the west and Russia have deteriorated sharply amid concerns about a US-led military strike in the Middle East, prompting the United Nations secretary general to …

Middle East

A Win for Populist Paternalism

With the elections held this Sunday, April 8, Hungarian democracy has arrived at an important turning point. After the overwhelming victory of Prime …

Political Science

El desastre nuclear cada vez está más cerca y ningún plan de respuesta nos salvará de sus consecuencias

El intento de golpe de Estado en Turquía en julio de 2016 sorprendió a casi todos. También a los encargados de garantizar la seguridad en cuestiones …

The Threat Within NATO

An alliance built on democratic ideals is seeing the rise of strongmen in its midst.<p>Speaking days before an election most observers thought him sure to win, a long-serving Eurasian strongman railed against human rights, malevolent western powers, and rapacious “international speculators.” If …

Geopolitics

Japón activa su primera unidad de 'marines' desde la II GM para defender las islas disputadas con China

TOKIO, 7 Abr. (Reuters/EP) -<p>Japón ha anunciado este sábado la activación de su primera unidad de infantería marítima desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial, …

Ruanda, los cien días de la barbarie

En la iglesia de Nyamata fueron asesinadas dos mil quinientas personas. La ropa de las víctimas se conserva como tributo.<p>Llovía, claro. El horror …

A trade war between America and China takes shape

TALK of tariffs is in danger of developing into cries of trade war. On April 3rd America published a list of some 1,300 Chinese products it proposes …

Economics

Why China Is Confident It Can Beat Trump in a Trade War

BEIJING — China’s leaders sound supremely confident that they can win a trade war with President Trump.<p>The state news media has depicted him as a reckless bully intent on undermining the global trading system, while presenting the Chinese government as a fair-minded champion of free trade. And …

China

Dossier de Economistas Sin Fronteras // Gobierno de la globalización: organismos internacionales, Estados, empresas, ONGD | Alternativas Económicas

Guerra arancelaria contra China: la receta que EEUU ya probó en 2002 con catastróficos resultados

Estados Unidos sostiene un déficit comercial con China de 375.000 millones de dólares, una cifra que crece cada año que pasa. Ese incremento de la …

The real reason Trump’s choice of John Bolton should terrify you

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>President Trump’s choice of John Bolton as his new national security adviser — and his ongoing escalation of trade hostilities and reshuffling of his legal team — have all been widely interpreted as evidence that Trump <i>is finally governing and conducting himself as he wanted to all</i> …

Foreign Policy

UN Human Rights Council approves call for arms embargo against Israel

The council approved five anti-Israel resolutions during the Geneva body's 37th session.<p>><br>• ><p>Overview of the United Nations Human Rights Council is seen …

Israel

U.S. sells 6,700 missiles to Saudi Arabia as part of $1 billion deal

The weapons "will support U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives by improving the security of a friendly country," the State Department said.<p>The State Department on Thursday announced the sale of 6,700 anti-tank missiles to Saudi Arabia, hours after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman …

Middle East

Libia, la pesadilla del tránsito

<i>Fotografía: Ricard García Vilanova</i><p>Una playa cerca de Zuwara, Libia, desde donde los refugiados parten hacia Europa en barcas como la de la imagen, …

How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

<i>(After this story was published, Facebook came under harsh criticism from lawmakers in the United States and Britain. Read the latest.)</i><p>LONDON — As the upstart voter-profiling company Cambridge Analytica prepared to wade into the 2014 American midterm elections, it had a problem.<p>The firm had secured …

Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica: links to Moscow oil firm and St Petersburg university

Data company gave briefing to Moscow firm Lukoil, and the lecturer who developed the crucial algorithm worked for St Petersburg university<p>Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University academic who orchestrated the harvesting of Facebook data, had previously unreported ties to a Russian university, …

Cambridge Analytica

The Rise of Right-Wing Foreign Policy in America

Rex Tillerson may have represented the last gasp of a certain kind of moderate Republican thinking about the world.<p>To grasp the significance of Donald Trump’s decision to replace Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, it’s worth remembering how Tillerson became secretary of state in the first place. He …

Political Science

Here's Why You Probably Won't Read This Article About Syria

Seven years after the war began, the horrific images and videos being posted online from Syria show no sign of stopping. But is anyone still paying attention?<p>From an almost pitch black underground shelter mostly safe from the bombs, as kids scuffled in the background, 22-year-old Nour Adam filmed …

Mapping the Flow of International Trade

According the UN’s Comtrade database, the global market for imported goods totaled $15.6 trillion in 2015. This map shows where those goods came from …

Noam Chomsky: “La gente ya no cree en los hechos”

A punto de cumplir 90 años, acaba de abandonar el MIT (Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts). Allí revolucionó la lingüística moderna y se …