Wagner Group soldiers are in Mali, but Vijay Prashad delves into the reasons why they are not the cause of the rift with France.
When Will the Stars Align Again for Burkina Faso?
The Sahel coups are against conditions of life afflicting most of the region’s people, writes Vijay Prashad — conditions created by theft of sovereignty by multinationals and the old colonial ruler.
Biden Vacillates as Venezuela’s Maduro Gains Ground
Now that Cold War II has set in, Steve Ellner says Caracas’ strategic alliance with Moscow has become a greater priority for Washington.
COVID-19: A Just Recovery for North Africa’s Food
The region could be an area for cooperation and solidarity among its peoples, say the authors. But not under the current agro-food model.
NYT: Afghanistan a US ‘Neocolonialist’ War
The premier establishment newspaper is allowing discussion of the folly of imperialist war, writes Joe Lauria.
Legacy of Paris Commune, Ended 150 Years Ago Today
What united the Paris Commune with rebellions across France and others around the world was the claim that silk workers and cutlery workers, bakers and weavers, could govern society without the bourgeoisie.