Europe

Anti-Globalism As a Mirror of Changing World

Last weekend was marked by new anti-globalization campaigns, this time in Perth, Australia, where a Commonwealth’s summit had kicked off.According to Alex Bainbridge, one of the campaign’s initiators, they are advocating for observation of human rights, protection of the environment, protesting against nuclear weapons and corruption. The Australian protesters condemned […]

Is Euro Becoming «Contageous»?

For quite a time history of economic crises was able to do with a brief list of vivid images. The term «Black Thursday», for instance, has unequivocally meant the exchange collapse of 1929 for many years. Yet the time went by, crises took place all the more often and now […]

A Fairy-Tale About Europe

On the 17th of October EU summit is to take place — primary issue on the agenda of the day is the extension of Schengen zone to the EU freshmen of Bulgaria and Romania. Yet, the latest events have endangered the Schengen extension. Holland and Finland object to that, while […]

How We Almost Killed Each Other

In 2009, I wrote about a fictional occupation of the USSR by the USA: The World War that never happened. Recently, I learned about some more wars that never happened. Or was it the same war? The article was published at OrientalReview.org: Britain Planned to Attack USSR on June 12, […]

Strange Days in London

Let’s begin by noting that isn’t the first time England has had the kind of unrest we’re seeing now. The first racially motivated mass riots happened in London’s Notting Hill area in 1958. It was decided afterwards to hold an annual carnival in Notting Hill, a sign, as it were, […]

Why Are Those Damn Kids Rioting?

The world has taken to rioting but one must be careful not to assume that because they are happening at the same time it’s for the same reason or reasons. However, to look at the UK riots and the one in Vancouver, after a hockey loss by the home team, […]

Who Needs A Crisis in Kosovo?

A new round of tensions in Kosovo recently grew out of a “trade war” at the border of the breakaway province. Formally, the conflict can be traced back to Pristina’s July 20 decision to ban imports from Serbia, a step supposed to mirror the position taken by Belgrade which does […]