The government’s fossil-fuel-expanding trade intentions raise urgent questions about its hosting of COP26, writes Nafeez Ahmed.
No Two Elephants Are Alike
The July riots in South Africa remind Ryan Brunette of those by the Peronists in Argentina in December 2001. But Zuma’s people are moving from a much weaker position.
The Espionage Act & Julian Assange — 6: Assange in the Dock
The sixth and final part of a six-part series on Julian Assange and the Espionage Act.
Who Gets it First?
The run on the coronavirus vaccine is also about power and image. Dispatches from Argentina, Kenya and Serbia.
How a Police Spy’s Stunning Testimony Threatens the Official Buenos Aires Bombing Story
Revelations by a former police spy upend the official story blaming Iran for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, and suggest a cover-up, reports Gareth Porter.
Those Who Search for Dawn Don’t Fear the Night
There is little that divides Modi’s fascistic Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and his Vishwa Hindu Parishad from the piety movements of Tablighi Jamaat (with its millions of Muslim followers) and these neo-Pentecostal formations in Latin America, says Vijay Prashad.
‘The Test of a Country Is Not the Number of its Millionaires’
With an eye on the protesters in Baghdad and Santiago and the voters in Argentina and Bolivia, Vijay Prashad contemplates Gandhi’s simple standard for civilization.
PEPE ESCOBAR: The Age of Anger Exploding in Serial Geysers
The presidential election in Argentina pitted the people against neoliberalism and the people won. What happens next will have a tremendous impact all over Latin America and serve as a blueprint for assorted Global South struggles.
PEPE ESCOBAR: On the Road to Interview Lula, Into a Brazilian Black Hole
From Cambodia to Brazil and Argentina and back to Bangkok gave Pepe Escobar insights into the disastrous course his native land is taking.
History Runs in Zig-Zags: Crisis in Kashmir, Hope in Argentina
As one door bangs shut in Kashmir, another opens in Argentina, writes Vijay Prashad.