The Covid-19 crisis, the most serious global health crisis in a century, forces us to fundamentally rethink the notion of international solidarity. Beyond the right to produce vaccines and medical equipment, it is the whole question of the right of poor countries to develop and to receive part of the tax revenues of the world’s multinationals and billionaires that must be asked. We need to move beyond the neo-colonial notion of international aid, paid at the whim of rich countries and under their control, and finally move towards a logic of rights.
The pleas of Layan and Hind have given voice to an awful abstraction: 13,000 murdered children in Gaza. Read HERE
Bill Mitchell provides a analysis very different from the mainstream discourse. Read here
The Independent: Yanis Varoufakis’s argument that there is a ‘Marxist’ case for staying in the EU isn’t as simple as it seems
We want the EU, but not this EU. Yanis Varoufakis is right. His attempts to reform the EU have however not been remotely successful. The question is: Can the EU be reformed? We at Brave […]