Zapatistas: 18 Years of Rebellion and Resistance

Hundreds of activists and academics from around the world gathered at the International Seminar “Planet Earth: Anti-Systemic Movements” to discuss the importance of the 1994 Zapatista uprising on its 18th anniversary. In the context of…

Iranian president visits Venezuela

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived Sunday in Venezuela, kicking off a four-country Latin American tour to seek support as tougher Western sanctions threaten its oil exports and economy. The Venezuelan government said President Hugo Chavez…

A mistaken case for Syrian regime change

“War with Iran is already here,” wrote a leading Israeli commentator recently, describing “the combination of covert warfare and international pressure” being applied to Iran.  Although not mentioned, the “strategic prize” of the first stage…