Saudi War on Yemen: No Room for Retreat


Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, April 27, 2015
After a month of savage bombing of Yemen, Saudi Arabia and its 9 allies have declared “victory” and now want peace talks. From Operation Decisive Storm, it is now Operation Restoring Hope. But instead of the promised peace talks, Yemen has seen further Saudi airstrikes, with a break of only a couple of days in between. Meanwhile, the situation on the ground has become even more precarious -- with no electricity or running water, and food...

Paying Tribute to Eduardo Galeano


Newsclick, April 14, 2015
Eduardo Galeano, leading leftist intellectual and writer has died at the age of 74. Uruguayan Galeano's Open Veins of Latin America, (1971) is a stunning account of how imperialism works. It traces the exploitation of Latin America by colonisers, from Spain five centuries back to the US in more recent times. It's important to recall today that this book was banned for many years in different countries including Uruguay under military dictators. Galeano...


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