Category: Chile

Reviving the 1970s Hope of Youth

A global “disengagement” rate of over 70 percent among young people will not be fixed by “skills training” or “social entrepreneurship,” writes Vijay Prashad. 

Building a Public Future

The authors wave a red flag at public-private partnerships, which, despite major failures, continue to be promoted by institutions such as the World Bank to finance social services and infrastructure. 

Workers and Democracy

Vijay Prashad highlights workers’ struggles in the second half of the 20th century against Third World dictatorial regimes put in place by anti-communist oligarchies and their allies in the West. 

COP27: Corporate Courts Versus Developing World

As rich countries move away from dispute-settlement mechanisms that give corporations power to block environmental protections, Manuel Pérez-Rocha says they keep imposing them on developing countries through trade pacts.

Electric Cars & Resource Wars

The greatest potential for conflict over battery metals may not be in Asia, Africa or the Americas, write Stan Cox and Priti Gulati Cox. It may not be on any continent at all.