State terrorism exists. Does anyone doubt it? State terrorism is carried out by many illiberal governments, which are friends and business associates of European countries. And it also is carried out by democratic states: Without going any further, our beloved Obama has approved the targeted killings in Afghanistan and [Read more]
Forty years have passed since Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech until Obama’s “Yes, We Can.” The former’s dream came true the moment the latter was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States.
But Obama’s dream is being shattered since he made a mistake in his calculations. [Read more]
Yesterday the Republicans won in the elections for the U.S. Congress. One part of the Republican agenda is the radical rejection of worrying about everyone else, worrying about each of our “co-human beings.”
The message of the tea party is the (failed) attempt to recover the central idea of the “founding [Read more]
Amnesty International (AI) has published today a report in which it demands justice for the victims of the dirty war against terror waged by the previous U.S. administration. The report, entitled "Open Secret: Mounting Evidence of Europe's Complicity in Rendition and Secret Detention," documents the most recent [Read more]
Saddam was, without a doubt, a ruler and a tyrant, but not worse than many others who have been and continue to be protected by Washington and other foreign ministries.
There are no results that are so extraneous, yet affect us so directly. The American people have shown signs of a lack of democratic awareness and responsibility.
The defenders of social and civil rights have decided to stay at home and have left their country in the hands of those that had placed the world at war [Read more]
Those who watched his departure from the White House with relief should prepare themselves. George W. Bush, the former Republican president of the United States, returns. Starting today, and for a long season, it will be nearly impossible not to see him in the media. Before being released for sale yesterday, his [Read more]
In our country, sometimes the USA, as we said a few days ago about Cuba, is a matter of national politics. Sometimes. Obviously when there is armed intervention by the American giant in some part of the world. The average Spaniard sits back and does nothing: if Russia intervenes in its zone of Chechnya, if genocide is [Read more]
If George Bush's objective with the publication of his memoirs “Decision Point” and the ensuing round of promotional interviews for the book was the rehabilitation of his battered image in American society, I very much doubt that he will succeed.
For this to occur, the former president would have to either provide [Read more]
In Spain, everyone wins after an election, even more so the ones who lose. They call it image strategy. That is not how it is in the United States. There, only the defeated Christine O’Donnell, one of the leaders of the ultraconservative tea party movement, exuded enthusiasm and pride during her concession speech. [Read more]