So there's really no new model for how to run this economy, and nobody's even, I think, thinking about that question, much less an answer."
-Doug Henwood, of Left Business Observer, on The Real News Network
Genocidal Cynicism - by Fidel Castro Ruz (Part 1)
"I feel the duty to convey to those taking the trouble to read these Reflections the opinion that all of us, with no exception, are obliged to create awareness about the risks that humankind is running in an inexorable manner, towards a final and total catastrophe as the consequences of irresponsible decisions made by politicians whose fate, rather than talent or merit, has placved the destiny of humankind in their hands..."
Genocidal Cynicism (Part 2)
The Inevitable Battle by Fidel Castro Ruz
"Diabolical news is filtering little by little between games and games in the World Cup, in a way that nobody is paying much attention to it."
Initial surprise, shock, commotion, the desire in the most remote corners of the Earth to provide immediate aid. What to send and how to do so to a corner of the Caribbean, from China, India, Vietnam and other nations located tens of thousands of kilometers away? The magnitude of the earthquake and the country's poverty instantly generated ideas of imagined needs, which give rise to all kinds of promises that they then try to deliver by any possible means.