The old world order is dead and in its place we are faced with a future of instability and conflict, the outcome of which nobody can predict.
On Wednesday, November 9, the “free world” woke up to find it had a new leader. Donald J. Trump had been elected the 45th president of the United States of America.
The saying goes that there are lies, damned lies, and statistics. To this list we must add diplomacy, which is lying raised to the level of an art form.
En la antigua Roma, la clase dominante mantenía su posición en el poder, ofreciendo al pueblo pan y circo. Ayer [26 de septiembre] millones de personas vieron el primer debate de la campaña a las […]
English has more words than any other European language. This is the result of its peculiar historical evolution.
The age of Shakespeare was also the age of Machiavelli—the Italian philosopher who first explained that the conquest and maintenance of political power has nothing to do with morality.
Yesterday’s US presidential debate was the modern equivalent of the kind of circus that served as a spectacle to divert the attention of the masses from their miserable conditions of existence.
The England of Shakespeare, like the Spain of Cervantes, was in the throes of a great social and economic revolution.
Shakespeare transformed English literature, reaching heights that before were unheard of and which have not been reached subsequently.
Alan explains the background to Trotsky’s masterpiece, which provides an analysis of the degeneration of the Soviet Union from a democratic workers’ state into the Stalinist bureaucratic regime.
Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the Portuguese Revolution. On this occasion we recommend the following analysis, written by Alan Woods in 1974.
In the last few days we have witnessed at least three elections, all of which bear witness to highly significant processes that are now moving with great speed. When the same—or very similar—processes repeat themselves […]