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    Crisis and alternatives

    • Achin Vanaik
    02 August 2012
    Paper

    In the long term we have to transcend capitalism as it cannot ensure a decent livelihood for all nor is it compatible with preserving necessary ecological balances. In the short-term we must start out with basic social democratic demands.

  2. Bye-bye peace process: Palestine comes to the UN

    Phyllis Bennis
    21 September 2011
    Article

    After 20 years of failed U.S. diplomacy based on protecting Israel’s occupation, the need to move to a new diplomacy rooted in international law and human rights remains a vital necessity.

  3. Understanding the Arab Spring

    Kamil Mahdi, Phyllis Bennis, Ben Hayes, Salwa Ismail, Shaheer George, Mehdi Lalou, Yao Graham
    21 June 2011
    Multi-media

    Middle East scholars join TNI fellows in a unique and fascinating discussion of the context of the democracy uprisings in the Middle East and the way it may shape the region for future generations.

  4. Is the Arab Spring a Black Swan?

    Richard Falk
    12 May 2011
    Article

    A recent comparison by top foreign policy thinkers in the US reveals the not so pro-democratic thinking that also goes on in Washington, referring to the emancipatory movements of the Arab Spring as a improbable "worst-case scenarios."

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    Video: Bennis on the Libya no-fly zone debate

    Phyllis Bennis
    17 March 2011
    Multi-media

    The international debate on imposing a no-fly zone in Libya has more to do with the politics of the New Middle East than with the protection of civilians.

  6. Libya And Beyond: What’s Next For Democracy?

    Phyllis Bennis
    28 February 2011
    Article

    The Gaddafi regime in Libya seems to believe that if a government crackdown is murderous enough, demonstrations will stop.

  7. Desafiando al imperio (ebook)

    • Phyllis Bennis
    24 February 2011
    Book

    En este libro electrónico gratuito, Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.

  8. Un grave error de Washington hacia el mundo árabe

    Mariano Aguirre
    22 February 2011

    El veto estodounidense a la resolución presentada en el Consejo de Seguridad para condenar los asentamientos israelíes deja a Washington en una pésima posición con respecto al mundo árabe.

  9. Get all US forces and mercenaries out of Iraq

    Kamil Mahdi
    15 November 2010
    Article
  10. “En Honduras el ejército fue reformateado durante los años de John Negroponte”

    Atilio Boron
    05 October 2010

    El intento de golpe de Estado en Ecuador es el resultado de la nueva doctrina de la guerra infinita.

  11. Dissidents or traitors?

    Atilio Boron
    31 March 2010
    Article

    When the “free press” condemns the imprisonment of dissidents in Cuba, they fail to mention that similar attempts to overthrow countries with foreign help would also face imprisonment in most countries worldwide.

  12. ¿Disidentes o traidores?

    Atilio Boron
    31 March 2010
    Article

    Cuando la “prensa libre” condena el encarcelamiento de disidentes en Cuba, se olvida de mencionar que actos parecidos para derrocar a Gobiernos con ayuda extranjera se enfentarían a la misma pena en la mayoría de países.

  13. Bases militares extranjeras y la campaña mundial para cerrarlas

    • Wilbert van der Zeijden
    24 July 2009
    Primer

    En el mundo hay más de mil bases militares extranjeras que se han convertido en la infraestructura necesaria para mantener una serie de guerras imperiales. Sus graves repercusiones sociales y medioambientales generan una creciente resistencia.

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    Foreign Military Bases and the Global Campaign to close them

    • Wilbert van der Zeijden
    21 July 2009
    Primer
    There are more than a thousand foreign military bases worldwide which have become the infrastructure for imperial wars and have severe social and environmental impacts locally that have prompted growing resistance.