Thanks to its Republican majority, the United States Senate confirmed the appointment of conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, in spite of the opinion of at least 2,400 law professors. The professors felt that, regardless of the sexual assault allegations against him, the judge should not be seated [Read more]
A couple of weeks ago, I received a surprisingly long email from American linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky, one of whose statements on dissidents two years ago stirred up a fuss. He was reacting by email to my request for an interview on Václav Havel, and East European dissent in the late socialist period [Read more]
Despite the United States' strategic withdrawal, its goal of maintaining hegemony in the Middle East has not changed.
No amount of rhetoric about freedom, justice, equal opportunity or civil rights legislation will help to erase racism.
Regardless of the fact that Benjamin Netanyahu won the March 17 Israeli election, we must not deceive ourselves: the difference in viewpoint and the obstacles that his government put before President Barack Obama's plan to come to an agreement with Iran on the nuclear problem and to keep conversation open with the [Read more]
<b>Western Liberal Intellectuals and the "Ukrainian Crisis"</b>
No one is surprised that the ultra-rightists are Putin's greatest allies in the West. It's only natural for them, since the Russian fascist-like regime is the very ideal to which they themselves aspire. It's harder to understand why people who consider [Read more]
America’s hegemonic ambitions encourage volatile situations.