It’s a way to help them re-industrialize, writes Barbara Fritz, at a time when recent geopolitics have also sharpened concern about dollar dependency.
Indigenous Activist in Argentina Pushing for Freedom
Milagro Sala and her supporters denounce violations of due process in a case at the epicenter of a clash between the government and local social movements, Tanya Wadhwa reports.
The Dangerous US Opposition to Eurasian Integration
Washington and its allies seek either to remain hegemonic and weaken China and Russia or to erect a new Iron Curtain around these two countries, writes Vijay Prashad. Both approaches could lead to a suicidal military conflict.
Latin America’s Renewed Chance at Integration
The region does not want a new cold war, writes Marco Fernandes. The demand for alignment comes only from the West, not from China or Russia.
Dark Times with a Sliver of Light
Vijay Prashad raises the hope that Argentina — which just joined China’s BRI — can forge a development strategy not written by IMF staffers in Washington.
Argentina Again Remembers Its US-Backed Coup
After a two-year hiatus during the pandemic, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across the country to pay homage to the victims of a seven-year dictatorship.
Global South Moves Towards Vaccine Sovereignty
The authors report on vaccine production in countries that came out on the short end of supply deals in 2021.
UK Deployed 31 Nuclear Weapons During Falklands War
British warships in 1982 were armed with dozens of nuclear depth charges in a nuclear-free zone in Latin America, Richard Norton-Taylor reports.
Yes, 10 Good Things About 2021
If gains can be made in a year as disastrous as this one, just think what might be accomplished in 2022, writes Medea Benjamin.
The Right is Building Armies of Confrontation
U.S. liberalism fears attempts to build independent, sovereign political projects far more than it fears fascistic governments, writes Vijay Prashad.