Tag: global South

Hyper-Imperialism

The West is unable to come to terms with its slow demise as the dominating bloc in the world, writes Vijay Prashad. 

India, a Reluctant BRICS Traveler

M.K. Bhadrakumar says BRICS is transforming into the most representative community in the world, with an expanding membership that interacts while bypassing Western pressure.

BRICS & World Balance

The entire BRICS project is centred around the question of whether countries at the nether end of the neo-colonial system can break free through mutual trade and cooperation, writes Vijay Prashad.

The Dependency of Poor Nations

Countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia emerged in the post-World War II era as appendages of a world system that they were unable to define or control, writes Vijay Prashad.

The UN’s Vague ‘New Agenda for Peace’

Vijay Prashad says that the report — apart from identifying the conflict between the unipolar and multipolar worlds, and showing concern over the metastasizing weapons industry — throws moral scaffolding over hard realities it can’t directly confront. 

Climate Lawsuits Spreading Worldwide

While most cases have been in the U.S., the Global South represents a growing portion, finds a report compiled by the U.N. Environment Program and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University.

World Needs New Way to Develop

No effective general theoretical orientation has been provided to guide realistic and holistic development agendas, writes Vijay Prashad. And no outlines seem readily available for an exit from the permanent debt-austerity cycle.