War in Afghanistan in 2020: Just as much violence, but no one wants to talk about it – Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

As memories of the relative peace of the Eid ul-Adha ceasefire fade and direct talks between the government and the Taleban should be about to begin, it seems a good time to look again at what has been happening in the conflict since the United States and the Taleban signed their agreement on 29 February. […] Source: War in Afghanistan in 2020: Just as much violence, but no one wants…Continue reading War in Afghanistan in 2020: Just as much violence, but no one wants to talk about it – Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Bell’Italia, cartoline da un Paese sfregiato – Emergenza Cultura

di Tomaso Montanari È Cicerone a ricordarci come l’immane razzìa artistica di Verre, il corrottissimo governatore della Sicilia, ispirò agli sveglissimi ragazzi di Siracusa un lavoro (certo precari… Source: Bell’Italia, cartoline da un Paese sfregiato – Emergenza Cultura

‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’: Elon Musk and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – CounterPunch.org

On July 24, 2020, Tesla’s Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that a second U.S. “government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people.” Someone responded to Musk soon after, “You know what wasn’t in the best interest of people? The U.S. government organizing a coup against Evo Morales in Bolivia so you could obtain the lithium there.” Musk then wrote: “We will coup whoever we want! Deal…Continue reading ‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’: Elon Musk and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – CounterPunch.org

Così le televisioni legittimano la campagna per il Sì | il manifesto

Inquietanti, incredibili: i numeri che riguardano la presenza della questione referendaria nelle sette principali emittenti televisive nazionali. Il taglio dei parlamentari lì è già avvenuto. Senza neppure chi controlla. Parliamo di un passaggio molto rilevante, che attiene alla rappresentanza e alla difesa della Costituzione. Il clima di opinione si costruisce con il silenzio mediatico. Un delitto perfetto: l’occultamento del problema porta acqua al «pensiero unico» della riduzione del peso del…Continue reading Così le televisioni legittimano la campagna per il Sì | il manifesto

Australia: Willing Pawn in US Struggle with China – TheAltWorld

News headlines declare, “Australia’s new defence strategy unveils a significant strategic shift in foreign policy to meet new threats from China,” “China the unspoken threat at centre of new defence strategy,” and “Australia to buy ship-killing missiles and shift focus to Indo-Pacific” to “to protect overseas forces, allies and the mainland against rising threats including China.” Source: Australia: Willing Pawn in US Struggle with China – TheAltWorld