Nathaniel Mehr reviews Judith Butler's thought-provoking examination of the ways in which identity and culture are manipulated in the interests of imperialism.
While Obama proclaims the 21st century, the government of Israel is returning to the 19th, writes Uri Avnery.
James Suggett on the Venezuelan government's response to the massacre of indigenous protestors in the Peruvian Amazon.
Much has been made of Barack Obama's big speech in Egypt last week. Ramzy Baroud is not convinced.
Mick Brooks considers recent claims that the world economic system is on the mend.
Alexa Van Sickle examines the implications of a controversial new European Union initiative.
Ramzy Baroud looks at how the new Israeli leadership is seeking to steer US policy towards confrontation with Iran.
George Monbiot asks: Why is no one brave enough to stand up to the fishing industry?
Tamara Pearson on the rumours that CIA-backed terrorists are plotting to remove Venezuela's left-wing president.
The Indonesian massacres of 1965-66 rank among the biggest mass murders of the 20th Century. Looking back on this tragic episode, Nathaniel Mehr asked Noam Chomsky for his observations on the significance of US and British support for the massacre.