History of philosophy professor at Urbino University (Italy). Since 1988, he has directed the Internationale Gesellschaft Hegel-Marx für Dialektisches Denken and is founding member of the Associazione Marx XXIesimo. His last published work in Italian is La non-violenza, Una storia fuori dal mito (Laterza, 2010); in English is Liberalism: A Counter-History (Verso Books, 2011).
Israeli journalist and politician Uri Avnery defines himself as a "post-Zionist." He is the founder of the Peace Bloc (Gush Shalom) and an advocate for the "two-state solution." In a lengthy op-ed, widely echoed by the world left-wing media, he came out in favor of NATO’s intervention in Libya and declared to support the new US-Israeli military apparatus in the Middle East. Philosopher Domenico Losurdo responds to Avnery’s remarks.
Quite some time has elapsed since the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Liu Xiabobo, but the western media have yet to inform us about the ideals that he’s supposed to stand for. The reason is that Nobel Prize was given to someone who longs for colonization and for whom the only salvation is the obliteration of his own culture through western military intervention.
The time when Obama spoke of a G2 relationship between the United States and China to rule the world is behind us. In just a matter of days, the Obama administration proliferated its provocations against China: arms sales to the separatist region of Taiwan, the announcement by the Director of National Intelligence of an imminent cyberwar against China, compounded by the announcement that the chief of Tibetan separatists will be received by the White House. In this article, Professor Domenico Losurdo takes a new look at the desire of the United States to dismantle China.
What the Nobel Prize jury didn’t tell us