South Africa: Power to the people | by Bobby Peek

South Africa: Power to the people | by Bobby Peek

Bobby Peek tells how the struggle for environmental rights is intertwined with the one over access to energy After decades of struggle, South Africa finally gained its democracy in 1994. This included the delivery of a constitution that guaranteed people a new...
The Spectre of the Eurozone Debt Crisis

The Spectre of the Eurozone Debt Crisis

Does the chaos in the Eurozone signal the beginning of the end of the Euro?Four years and a couple of trillion dollars worth of rescue packages after the eruption of the sub-prime crisis in 2007, we are nowhere near resolution of the “North Atlantic Financial Crisis”....

The All-American Occupation | by Steve Fraser

Occupy Wall Street, the ongoing demonstration-cum-sleep-in that began a month ago not far from the New York Stock Exchange and has since spread like wildfire to cities around the country, may be a game-changer. If so, it couldn’t be more appropriate or more in the...

The Price Of Torching Mosques | by Jonathan Cook

Nazareth: Jewish far-right groups responsible for a series of arson attacks on West Bank mosques over the past year broke dangerous ground last week when they turned their attention for the first time to holy places inside Israel. A mosque was torched, followed days...