Category: Economy

25 Years of Venezuelan Defiance

Some of the nations that have banded together to defend the U.N. Charter — particularly Russia and China — have provided Venezuela with alternatives to the U.S.-dominated financial and trade system, writes Vijay Prashad.

Historic US Healthcare Worker Strike

More than 75,000 employees in six states and Washington, D.C., of Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare provider, on Wednesday began a three-day work stoppage.

Beneath the ‘Polycrisis’

Within the current spiral of crises, Vijay Prashad focuses on the deepening problems of gender inequality in a system that refuses to build social wealth.