How Bernie Sanders has lost the Democratic primary

Bernie Sanders

“I wish I could give you better news, but I think you know the truth. The path to victory is virtually impossible.” With these words, Bernie Sanders has abandoned his presidential bid after losing the Democratic primary for the second time in four years. It is the closest a socialist has ever been to being the president of … Read more How Bernie Sanders has lost the Democratic primary

The ‘trick question’ to the failed US candidates: is it machismo’s fault that all the remaining candidates are men?

Elizabeth Warren during a campaign event

The fact that Elizabeth Warren has dropped out of the Democratic primary rescues allegations of a macho political system that talks little about it. “Gender equality problems in the primaries?” Senator Elizabeth Warren asked last Thursday at the entrance to her house: “This is a trick question for any woman. If you say yes, that the primaries are … Read more The ‘trick question’ to the failed US candidates: is it machismo’s fault that all the remaining candidates are men?

International arms sales to Saudi Arabia grew 130% in the last four years

An American tank

The arms trade once again breaks another world record in a ranking led by the Riyadh regime, the world’s leading importer of military equipment. The arms trade once again broke a new record and exports increased 5.5% worldwide during the 2015-2019 period, according to data compiled by the Stockholm International Institute for Peace Studies (SIPRI). … Read more International arms sales to Saudi Arabia grew 130% in the last four years

Saudi crown prince launches new internal purge and oil price war to consolidate power

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohamed bin Salmán, met last November with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohamed bin Zayed

Mohamed bin Salmán has launched a new purge of rivals within the Royal House and has launched a price war to try to defeat Russia. Mohamed bin Salman (MbS) has been rushed again. With the clear intention of guaranteeing his succession to the throne that his weakened father, Salman bin Abdulaziz, has held since 2015, … Read more Saudi crown prince launches new internal purge and oil price war to consolidate power