Competing Ideologies: Davos v. Belem

Competing Ideologies: Davos v. Belem - by Stephen LendmanFounded in 1971, the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) meets annually in Davos, Switzerland to bring together top business and political leaders as well as mostly neoliberal minded intellectuals, economists, journalists, and others. WEF calls itself "an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the... Continue Reading →

Ceasefires, Israeli-Style

Ceasefires, Israeli-Style - by Stephen LendmanWaging war while talking peace is customary Israeli practice. On January 19, Haaretz headlined: "Israel declares unilateral cease-fire. The security cabinet last night authorized a unilateral cease-fire (to take effect) at 2AM (Sunday morning), ending three weeks of intense fighting."Declaration notwithstanding, nothing changed. Gaza remains occupied, under siege, and totally... Continue Reading →

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