Posts tagged: Cold War



New chance for small parties in Wolbes

The WolBES has its critics, of course. But anybody wanting to set up a new party and members of small political parties should support the WolBES, for it gives them a new chance. Art. 9 of the WolBES stipulates that the Bonaire Island Council shall consist of 9 members and Saba and Statia’s Council ...

Escalating Food Prices

‘I told you so!' is a terrible thing to say. But - alas! -, ARCO did tell you so. About water too (see ARCO 33 and before). It won't be long and we'll have a serious problem with water shortages also. But, let's leave water aside for a minute. The acute problem now is food. Staple foods, such as ...

Chavez: crazy no, misguided yes

'10 battalions and tanks to the border! Try crossing our border Uribe, and see what happens! Don't even think it!' Obviously the USA, CIA, FBI etc. are all behind this, Chavez claims (which could well be true, by the way). Meanwhile, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe is asking the International ...

Russia and China teaming up to counter the US

The members of the security alliance ‘Shanghai Cooperation Organization’ (S.C.O.) have recently been hosting their largest joint military exercises in Russia and China. All six permanent members of the organization have participated from August 9-16. The joint military exercises, dubbed "Peace ...

Al-Queda is Al-Guida

We’re probably condemned as terrorists right now. But wait a minute. Let’s analyze the situation first. Then condemn us, if you must. You see, the 9/11 attacks have unleashed international unrest. It is called a war, but it’s not. It’s not a war between nations. It’s not a civil war. It’s not a ...

What kind of democracy is coming to the USA?

The US created democracy, but US creationists are now turning it into demockracy. In 1992 Leonard Cohen wrote a song claiming that ‘democracy is coming to the USA’. Did he intuitively feel back then that democratic values were going to decline? Hard to tell, but his song turned out to be prophetic. ...

Solidaridat, e kaminda spiritual

Na e momentunan aki, Mundu no tin direkshon. Hende no sa mas ki ideologia nan mester kere aden. Na Boneiru, por ehèmpel, bo tin e kontroversia entre soshalismo i kapitalismo ketu bai. Partido Demokrat ta kere den soshalismo. Nan a bira miembro asta di e organisashon mundial soshalista (ISO).  Den ...

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