Sankara was open about his ideological beliefs: Marxist, but non-dogmatic. He refrained from calling the revolutionary process “socialist” or “communist,” often framing it instead as “anti-imperialist.” That entailed countering external domination.
A clandestine organisation acting in parallel with the Italian state, and with the support of the US, committed crimes, engaged in political subversion, and prevented leftist parties from coming to power in Italy.
Dr. Amber Murray of the University of Oxford writes about Sankara’s militant imaginative aspiration, which sought to fundamentally break with imperial practices and political orders.
Interview with Professor Andrei Tsygankov: Understanding Russia’s International Relations in Theory and Practice
Andrei P. Tsygankov is a Professor in the Department of International Relations at San Francisco State University. He sheds light on the different approaches to foreign policy within Russia, and why it should not be treated as a monolith.
Dr. Nkala of the University of Johannesburg explains how the tiny nation of Djibouti has become a site of competition between world powers.
"For over 40 years this organization has eluded all democratic controls and has been run by the secret services of the states concerned in collaboration with NATO. In certain Member States, military secret services (or uncontrolled branches thereof) were involved in serious cases of terrorism and crime"
In part two, political scientist, activist, and author Norman Finkelstein speaks about his fondness for teaching, the fate of the humanities, people he admires, and others less so.
In part one of this two-part interview, political scientist, activist, and author Norman Finkelstein speaks about current events, his influences, and his writing.
The new powers assumed by the far-right Italian government will expedite the push-back of migrants to countries with documented histories of human rights abuses, all under the ambivalent eye of the EU.