Vijay Prashad highlights workers’ struggles in the second half of the 20th century against Third World dictatorial regimes put in place by anti-communist oligarchies and their allies in the West.
WATERS CONCERT: The World As It Is
Roger Waters’ music and video spectacular is like WikiLeaks set to music: exploding myths, and exposing the ugly reality, writes Joe Lauria.
WATCH: Waters Joins Assange Rally at DOJ
Fresh off his spectacular show in Washington on Tuesday, the famed musician Roger Waters addressed a rally for the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher outside the Department of Justice on Wednesday.
Will the Morning Come?
Over the past four decades, Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement has taken control of millions of hectares of land, forming the largest social movement in Latin America, writes Vijay Prashad.
Information Warfare From Pre-History to Ukraine
The Ukraine war is rife with information warfare from both sides, rising to a ubiquity and sophistication perhaps never seen before, says Joe Lauria.
Munich Philharmonic Conductor Sacked for Remaining Silent
The esteemed Russian conductor was fired because he would not publicly condemn Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine. Rotterdam, Vienna, Carnegie Hall also let him go.
WATCH & LISTEN: Debut of New Song on Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning & Aaron Swartz
The song and video is a tribute to the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher, the WikiLeaks source who spent 7 years in prison, and the activist who was hounded by the law and committed suicide at the age of 26.
‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Glosses Over Band’s Acrimonious End
Filmmaker Peter Jackson and Paul McCartney accentuate the positive as if to paper over the acrimonious history of lawsuits, the loss of the Lennon-McCartney publishing catalog and the solo careers that followed, writes Tim Riley.