The Irish revolution, a the trial of the Fourteen Points, 21 January 1919

“For these among other reasons, Ireland—resolutely and irrevocably determined at the dawn of the promised era of self-determination and liberty that she will suffer foreign dominion no longer—calls upon every free nation to uphold her national claim to complete independence as an Irish Republic against the arrogant pretensions of England founded in fraud and sustained … read more

October marks highest number of asylum applications lodged in 2018

With more than 60500 applications for international protection lodged throughout the EU+, October was the month with the most claims so far this year.  Despite this peak, applications lodged since the start of the year have remained lower than in 2017. Iran and Turkey among top five countries of origin of applicants October’s increase was … read more

Yellow vests, social question, democracy

The proletarization of the European bourgeoisie opens a new chapter of the social question, unsolved by the times of the triumph of bourgeois democracy. The protests of these days in France, as well as the Italian “populism” require an increasing awareness of the real stakes in Europe. The social question, open wound in the history … read more

The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (last part)

With the rise of Putin and the rapid recovery of a prominent position as the power of the intermediate level of Russia, we have begun in our opinion the new phase of confrontation that today brings Trump to withdraw from the INF Treaty. The new confrontation with Russia in Europe The fact is that this … read more

The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (second part)

The first resounding changes in the USSR were not delayed to arrive, with the perestroijka of Gorbachev. The Treaty on Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) When the final victory in the Cold War was now obvious, it came in 1987 to the signing, by Ronald Reagan and the Soviet Secretary, of the Treaty called the Intermediate … read more