Time for “the West” to Shake off Its Lose-Lose Strategy

There seem to be two very different but parallel universes shaping up in the world, one represented by the so-called trans-Atlantic world and its military-financial complex, and the other, the “non Western world” or the Global Majority. The first is that of the “rules-based order”, of a dying empire which is increasingly discredited and whose financial system is hopelessly bankrupt, […]

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The Narrative on Ukraine Takes a Beating

The gap between reality and narrative on the Ukraine war is growing wider and wider in the West, as seen on the second anniversary of the conflict. Italian PM Giorgia Meloni wanted to inaugurate the Italian chairmanship of the G7 by holding the group’s meeting in Kiev, with questionable success. While she traveled there with EU Commission head Ursula von […]

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Farmers’ Protest Movement Grows and Grows in Eastern Europe…

A decisive development in the ferment among farmers is the close coordination and cooperation between farmers of Eastern European countries who, in addition to opposing the EU-Ukraine preferential duty-free deal, also denounce the EU Commission’s “Green Deal”. That issue was primarily taken up by Polish farmers, then joined by colleagues from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The pressure was so […]

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… And in Western Europe Too

There were also forceful protest actions by farmers last week in Spain, Greece and Italy. Italian tractors were out in force on Feb. 24 and 25 in many cities throughout the peninsula, including two thoroughfares in Rome, the Via Aurelia and the Via Nomentana. The protest, clearly directed against the EU Green measures, is organized outside of established trade unions, […]

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ECOWAS Lifts Sanctions Imposed on Niger

At an emergency session held last weekend, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) lifted the economic and travel sanctions it had imposed on Niger last July after the country’s military leaders removed President Mohamed Bazoum. At the same meeting, it was decided to lift the financial and economic sanctions on Guinea, and to cancel a ban on the […]

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