One day after the Rana Plaza collapse in April 2013, Taslima Akhter photographed the ruins in what she saw as an act of remembrance, writes Vijay Prashad.
SCOTT RITTER: A ‘Dangerous, Bloody & Dirty Game’
Vladimir Putin’s address at the Valdai Club last week, coming on the heels of the Biden administration’s release of its National Security Strategy, shows how the battle lines have been drawn.
Globalization Without an Epicenter
E. Ahmet Tonak and Vijay Prashad say a retreat from Western-designed globalization by some areas of the world began before the pandemic and before Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Pepe Escobar: On the Dawn of a New Global Financial System
Pepe Escobar interviews the Eurasia Economic Union’s Sergey Glazyev, a man in the eye of our current geopolitical and geo-economic hurricane.
Ukraine: The Broader Geopolitical Conflict
Vijay Prashad reviews the geopolitical battles of recent decades that leave Germany, Japan and India — among others — rattled in their response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The ‘Afterlives’ of German Colonialism in East Africa
Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah ‘s Nobel Prize invites us to ponder Germany’s colonial past between the Scramble for Africa and the First World War in what is now Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, writes Tom Menger.
Neoliberal Capitalism, Supply Chains & Inflation
Ending U.S. child care subsidies won’t restock store shelves, writes Sonali Kolhatkar. A fairer, more sustainable global economy might.