Humberto Márquez reports on the new international non-alignment trend triggered by the war in Ukraine.
Category: Latin America
The Lethality of the Global Monroe Doctrine
From its attacks on Global South countries to its willingness to go to war with a great power such as Russia, the U.S. is increasingly employing military force to compensate for its economic decline, writes Vijay Prashad.
And Then There Was No Empire
Biden is to host the Summit of the Americas in June, where he hopes to deepen Washington’s hegemony over the region, writes Vijay Prashad.
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.
Caitlin Johnstone: Empire News Roundup
Recent developments touch on Latin American sovereignty, the narrative pivot on calling Ukraine a proxy war and U.S. investment in the reckless nuclear standoff.
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.
A Period of Great Tectonic Shifts
Vijay Prashad presents six theses about the establishment of the U.S.-shaped world order in 1990 and its current fragility in the face of growing Russian and Chinese power.
The World Still Belongs to the Banks
By mirroring power, Vijay Prashad says that the barren ideas of right-wing intellectuals are made to appear reasonable.
In the Spirit of Robert Parry
Four years ago today, Consortium News founding editor Robert Parry passed away unexpectedly. In this essay, adapted from an afterword for the forthcoming book, American Dispatches: A Robert Parry Reader, his son Nat reflects on his life and legacy.
WATCH: Galloway & Lauria on What to Expect in 2022
Editor-in-Chief Joe Lauria spoke to George and Gayatri Galloway about what the year 2022 might bring.