The neoliberal system is deteriorating under the weight of numerous internal contradictions, historical injustices and lack of economic viability, writes Vijay Prashad.
‘Those Who Die for Life’
“That’s Chavismo” — From improving everyday life to defending the sovereignty of Venezuela and Latin America from U.S. imperialism, Vijay Prashad reflects on the legacy of the Bolivarian revolutionary leader on the 10th anniversary of his death.
An Achievable Necessity
“It is easier to imagine the end of the earth than to imagine the end of capitalism.” Vijay Prashad reflects on the work of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research in developing a necessary worldview.
In advance of the next U.N. climate change gathering, which takes place in Egypt in November, Vijay Prashad outlines how governments can live up to their “common but differentiated responsibilities” to stave off catastrophe.
Chile’s Triumph over the Legacy of Pinochet
“For decades, our people have expressed their dreams and hopes on the streets and in the squares,” Gabriel Boric’s party said after their candidate’s victory.
In Quest of a Multi-Polar World
Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar resume their conversation about a global monetary system that appears headed for divorce.
Neoliberalism Was Born in Chile & Will Die in Chile
Vijay Prashad talks with Daniel Jadue, the mayor of Recoleta — in the expanding capital of Santiago — about his city’s experiment in rebuilding the public sector.
COVID-19: Why Laos, Vietnam & China Have Beaten the Virus and India, Brazil and the US Have Not
Vijay Prashad explores the differences between the pandemic responses of a few countries with socialist governments and others in the capitalist order.
COVID-19: If You Do Not Feel for Humanity, You Have Forgotten to Be Human
In consultation with a range of scientists and engineers, Vijay Prashad offers a guide to the virus and some possible antidotes.
COVID-19: Coronavirus and Civilization
Lockdowns reveal helplessness rather than power. While in a crisis some will take advantage of disaster, it makes no sense that dominant economic powers sought this crisis for some mysterious benefit to themselves, says Diana Johnstone.