Eric Hobsbawm

Eric (John Ernest) Hobsbawm:


Currency turmoil signals new phase of global economic crisis, on WSWS, by Nick Beams, Feb 1, 2014;

Century of Violence: What World War I Did to the Middle East, on Spiegel Online International, by Bernhard Zand, January 31, 2014 (14 Photos in the Gallery): World War I may have ended in 1918, but the violence it triggered in the Middle East still hasn’t come to an end. Arbitrary borders drawn by self-interested imperial powers have left a legacy that the region has not been able to overcome …;

Tanzania becoming the new Chinese province in Africa, on Pambazuka News, by Daniel Mbega, Jan 29, 2014: Tanzania’s strong relations with China go back to the era of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and Mao Tse Tung. The Chinese ‘Dragon’ is now set to invest billions of dollars in the iron and coal mining sectors of the country that will last for more than a century …;

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