Swine Flu, or more precisely H1N1 Influenza virus, has suddenly become a global health hazard. Pragoti brings to its readers a post explaining the political economy of this (almost) pandemic and encourages you to sign a petition to bring the guilty to book.
"Colonial style empire-building is making a huge comeback, and most of the colonialists are late-comers, elbowing their way past the established European and US predators". James Petras on the land grab by emerging economic powers.
Ian Angus explains why Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez was absolutely correct on April 24, to describe the food crisis as “the greatest demonstration of the historical failure of the capitalist model.”