Daily Archives: February 2, 2013

Comparing the US and Venezuela, by ERIC DRAITSER


CounterPunch, Weekend Edition February 1-3, 2013 http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/02/01/comparing-the-us-and-venezuela/   Poverty and Progress   What does it mean to be “Third World” in 2013? If we are to take the traditional definition of the term, then “Third World” refers to those (non-white) … Continue reading

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The Politics of Integration in Turkey, by MATHEW NASHED


CounterPunch, January 31, 2013 http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/01/31/the-politics-of-integration-in-turkey/ A World of Their Own My friend Sema and I were sitting on the rooftop of her parents’ house. We overlooked the landscape of her little village called Aknehir, a name which in English translates into … Continue reading

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