Soleimani Geopolitics, One Year On
Opinion

Soleimani Geopolitics, One Year On

One year ago, the Raging Twenties started with a murder. The assassination of Maj Gen Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), alongside Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iraq’s Hashd al-Sha’abi militia, by laser-guided Hellfire missiles launched from two MQ-9 Reaper drones, was an act of…

Sheikh Rohani Stirs Up Trouble in the Middle East
Opinion

Sheikh Rohani Stirs Up Trouble in the Middle East

A very strong antagonism opposes the government of Sheikh Hassan Rohani to the Revolutionary Guards. The latter are not placed under his orders, but depend directly on the Supreme Guide, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. President Rohani’s project: capitalism and regional imperialism Sheikh Rohani is a member of the Shiite clergy, like Ayatollah Khamenei, but not the…

The GSK – Pfizer Multibillion Dollar Global Vaccine Monopoly
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The GSK – Pfizer Multibillion Dollar Global Vaccine Monopoly

It’s Big Pharma, It’s Big Money. It’s the multibillion dollar global vaccine market. In August 2019, five months before the onslaught of the Covid-19 crisis, two of the largest Worldwide Pharma conglomerates decided to join hands in a strategic relationship which barely made the headlines.  In an August 2019 Press release GSK confirmed the formation of a major partnership…

The Year in Which Comforting American Myths Were Ravaged
Opinion

The Year in Which Comforting American Myths Were Ravaged

Thanks in large part to Covid lockdowns, this year has left vast wreckage in its wake, with ten million jobs lost, more than 100,000 businesses and dozens of national chains bankrupted or closed. Up to 40 million people could face eviction in the coming months for failing to pay rent, and Americans report that their mental health is at record…