19 March 2019 — Climate & Capitalism
Climate change, caused by industrialized rich countries, is responsible for the disaster now unfolding in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi.
7 August 2013 — Links – International journal of socialist renewal
August 6, 2013 — For a good part of his 33 years in power, Robert Mugabe has presided over a ruthless dictatorship. From the thousands killed in the 1980s Gukurahundi massacres and misery for millions under ESAP [structural adjustment plan], Operation Murambatsvina and hyper-inflation of 2008.
10 April 2013 — Black Agenda Report
A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford
The US-NATO military curtain has fallen the length and breadth of Africa. “Zimbabwe and tiny Eritrea are among the few nations on the African continent that have not yet been absorbed into the AFRICOM matrix.” Continue reading
14 January 2013 — La Via Campesina
During the month of November last year, the world watched farm workers strikes, particularly those working in vineyards in the Western Cape Province, in South Africa. They were protesting against exploitation and poor working and living conditions on farms, demanding an increase in minimum wages.
7 December 2012 — williambowles.info
2nd Brig Commander Taking Stand in WikiLeaks Case
Testimony in the WikiLeaks case resumes with the second of two Marine Corps brig commanders who ordered strict pretrial confinement of an Army private charged with sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website. Chief Warrant Officer 2 …
31 October 2012 — Eric Walberg
The West’s attempts to destroy the Iranian economy through heightened sanctions—including most imports, oil exports and use of banks for trade operations—is having its affect. According to Johns Hopkins University Professor Steve Hanke, Iran is facing hyperinflation, with a monthly inflation rate of nearly 70% per month and its national currency, the rial, plummeting in value against western currencies. Iran is the latest casualty to be placed on his Hanke-Krus Hyperinflation Index, which includes France (1795), Germany (1922), Chile (1973), Nicaragua (1986), Argentina (1990), Russia (1992), Ecuador (1999) and Zimbabwe (2007), countries which experienced price-level increases of at least 50% per month.
11 March 2012 — williambowles.info
“Wikileaks: Secrets and Lies” director Patrick Forbes talks Julian Assange at SXSW
One of the more interesting documentaries to shake up SXSW this year is “Wikileaks: Secrets and Lies,” a film that seeks to set the definitive factual account of Julian Assange and his rise to infamy thanks to Wikileaks. The 76-minute-long documentary …
14 November 2011 — Pambazuka News (English edition): ISSN 1753-6839
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18 October 2011 — williambowles.info
18 October 2011
Assange calls WikiLeaks defection reports false
AP LIMA, Peru — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday described as nonsense reports of defections from his organization and said his group helped inspire the Occupy Wall Street movement. Addressing a meeting of the Inter American Press …
6 October 2011 — williambowles.info
Zimbabwe: Wikileaks Won’t Divide us – ZANU-PF
ZANU-PF will not be divided by revelations by whistle blower website Wikileaks on how some of its members engaged with the “enemy” and is going for its December National People’s Conference a united party, spokesperson Cde Rugare Gumbo said yesterday. …