Is Japan’s Shinzo Abe pivoting to the past?

Is Japan’s Shinzo Abe pivoting to the past?

[2014-02-18 17:18:16]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has placed himself at the helm of countries that seek to counter...
The Snowden Files: How to turn another hero into a villain

The Snowden Files: How to turn another hero into a villain

[2014-02-09 19:14:23]
Once upon a time, when the tale of a political scandal found its way into print,...
Thailand’s political crisis: Time up for Thaksin?

Thailand’s political crisis: Time up for Thaksin?

[2014-02-04 10:27:59]
General elections are widely seen as the answer to Thailand’s crippling political impasse, though Yingluck Shinawatra’s...
US, EU meddling in Ukraine battle

US, EU meddling in Ukraine battle

[2014-01-30 14:34:46]
In the heat of recent exchanges and deaths of protesters in Ukraine, many have lost sight...
'A lot of talk about inequality in Davos, but very little action'

'A lot of talk about inequality in Davos, but very little action'

[2014-01-23 19:39:25]
There's not much to be expected from Davos in solving the issue of inequality, while studies...
‘US telecoms seek to make internet enhanced form of cable TV’

‘US telecoms seek to make internet enhanced form of cable TV’

[2014-01-17 11:03:22]
Telecoms will be able to pick winners and losers, decide what content will be on now...
Mark Duggan\'s execution - an opportunity to lance Britain\'s biggest boil

Mark Duggan's execution - an opportunity to lance Britain's biggest boil

[2014-01-11 18:24:00]
It's difficult to paint police corruption and judicial cover-up as a surprise here in Britain since...
Thailand\'s political crisis: The inside story

Thailand's political crisis: The inside story

[2014-01-09 15:52:20]
A classic struggle between social classes is being played out in the streets of Bangkok, Thailand,...
2013/2014: A tipping point?

2013/2014: A tipping point?

[2014-01-02 12:30:27]
Come December time, many journalists go into “Top-Ten-Events-of-the-Year” mode, or “What-a-year-it’s-been!” analyses, or some such annual...
Ireland’s Nelson Mandela

Ireland’s Nelson Mandela

[2014-01-02 11:36:33]
After Mandela’s death, remembrance of his struggle against the state oppression of his people reminds us...
The Year of Bitcoin

The Year of Bitcoin

[2013-12-31 11:11:43]
Like it or love it, bitcoin has been a constant theme of headlines for the past...
Japanese war crimes: I’m sorry?

Japanese war crimes: I’m sorry?

[2013-12-29 15:24:08]
China and South Korea are very angry with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe because he visited...
NSA: An Orwellian surveillance system gone global

NSA: An Orwellian surveillance system gone global

[2013-12-29 15:22:16]
While British politics and media display a strong reluctance to confront the harsh realities of UK...
100 years of economic turmoil: Is it time to ‘End the Fed’?

100 years of economic turmoil: Is it time to ‘End the Fed’?

[2013-12-24 15:10:34]
Since the magical moment of its inception on Dec. 23, 1913, the Federal Reserve System has...
'Kalashnikov didn't care about making money out of AK-47'

'Kalashnikov didn't care about making money out of AK-47'

[2013-12-24 15:08:18]
Mikhail Kalashnikov was a Soviet kind of engineer, who aimed at protecting his country and didn't...
UK parliamentary pay: Party leaders taking MPs back 200 years

UK parliamentary pay: Party leaders taking MPs back 200 years

[2013-12-14 17:56:39]
The paralysis that is British parliamentary democracy took a further excruciating nosedive this week with all...
Catalonia independence? Spanish Civil War redux not an option

Catalonia independence? Spanish Civil War redux not an option

[2013-12-14 17:52:19]
The heated war of words over Catalonia’s fate will continue unabated, but a repeat of the...
\'For once the US is saying \'No\' to the Saudis\'

'For once the US is saying 'No' to the Saudis'

[2013-12-12 18:01:30]
Saudis have always felt that the US is in their pocket, but by suspending aid to...
‘No rules’ in international scramble for Arctic resources

‘No rules’ in international scramble for Arctic resources

[2013-12-11 15:52:04]
Disputes over resource-rich Arctic territories will have to be resolved between nations as UN laws governing...
Back to the Future: Solving the Kurdish issue, Turkey 2023

Back to the Future: Solving the Kurdish issue, Turkey 2023

[2013-12-09 16:12:39]
The so-called Kurdish issue has been a thorn in Turkey’s side since the PKK launched its...
'The train leaving for European paradise': New Ukranian mythology

'The train leaving for European paradise': New Ukranian mythology

[2013-11-27 10:48:51]
The belief that today or tomorrow Ukrainians might be rewarded with quick access to the gates...
Digging in: Why US won’t leave Afghanistan

Digging in: Why US won’t leave Afghanistan

[2013-11-23 13:54:27]
We came, we saw, we stayed. Forever. That’s the essence of the so-called Bilateral Security Agreement...
Mother Agnes and the ‘liberal’ hawks out to silence her

Mother Agnes and the ‘liberal’ hawks out to silence her

[2013-11-20 22:27:54]
Just when you thought the ‘liberal interventionists’ and neo-cons couldn’t stoop any lower, they just have.  The ‘pro-free...
Iran to take much tougher position in nuclear talks after 'France's sabotage'

Iran to take much tougher position in nuclear talks after 'France's sabotage'

[2013-11-17 16:23:49]
Tehran will be “very skeptical” about the intentions of the six world powers during next week’s...
Isolated & discredited: Intransigent US policy impedes Cuba’s reforms

Isolated & discredited: Intransigent US policy impedes Cuba’s reforms

[2013-11-01 15:14:10]
Despite the mutual economic benefits of normalizing ties with Cuba, the unceasing and immoral embargo further...


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