During the pandemic it has been every EU nation for themselves until this very late and reluctant deal from the rich North, writes Diana Johnstone.
25 YEARS OF CN: ‘Iraq & the Nuremberg Precedent’ — March 16, 2006
This is the 11th story in our series looking back on a quarter century of journalism by Consortium News.
The Impossible Dream
The former national security adviser reveals a national goal that is simple and blunt: American dominance of the world, writes Michael Brenner.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Failed American Experiment
Here comes the front edge of a new era, one in which America finally falls off its horse, its global standing properly diminished.
A Circle in the Darkness: Post-War Europe
Diana Johnstone’s newly-published memoir offers an incisive, gritty, politically alert, and expansive account of post-war Europe, reports Patrick Lawrence in this interview with the author.
COVID-19: 2020 Year of the Virus
Alexander Mercouris weighs both sides of the debate between lockdown and herd immunity and examines claims that Covid-19 is over-hyped and is really just like the flu.
COVID-19: How Germany is Managing its Outbreak & Reacting with Disdain to Trump’s Policies
A “short time” system, which proved highly successful during the Great Recession of 2008-2012, is being used to prevent a wave of unemployment, Klaus W. Larres reports.
Why No Retired Generals Oppose America’s Forever Wars
With today’s former commanders regularly joining the boards of giant military contractors, Danny Sjursen looks in vain for the likes of Smedley Butler, an outspoken anti-imperialist from more than a century ago.
The West Displays Its Insecurity Complex
The only complaint the U.S. allows is that the United States might not defend us enough, when the greater danger comes from being defended too much, writes Diana Johnstone on the Munich conference.
UK Came & Went, Leaving Europe in a Mess
As Great Britain returns to the uncertainties of the open sea, it leaves behind a European Union that is bureaucratically governed to serve the interests of financial capital, writes Diana Johnstone.