Alternative sources of financing are beginning to empower poorer nations in the Global South to pursue projects grounded in genuine development theory, writes Vijay Prashad.
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On Anniversary of US-Brazilian Coup, Military Is Again a Threat
With an eye on Brazil’s upcoming presidential election, Vijay Prashad considers the historical context for the slide toward militarization under Bolsonaro, 58 years ago today since the C.I.A.-organized military coup.
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.
Sleep Now in the Fire
Grotesque violence of this kind defines the Israeli apartheid project to annihilate the Palestinians, writes Vijay Prasad.
What Happened to the Global Uprisings of a Decade Ago?
Ten years have slipped by since a man named Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid, begins Vijay Prashad.
WATCH: CN Live! Special: Politicians Around the World Urge UK to Free Assange
Lula, Rousseff, Morales, Zapatero, Corbyn, Correa, Paul, Galloway, Gravel, Varoufakis are among politicians calling for Assange’s immediate release. Lawyers for Assange members discuss the latest development on this CN Live! special.
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.
PEPE ESCOBAR: Brazilgate is Turning into Russiagate 2.0
The Intercept‘s bombshell about Brazilian corruption is being ludicrously spun by the country’s media and military as a “Russian conspiracy,” writes Pepe Escobar
Future of Western Democracy Being Played Out in Brazil
Stripped to its essence, the Brazilian presidential elections represent a direct clash between democracy and an early 21st Century neofascism, indeed between civilization and barbarism, writes Pepe Escobar.