Vijay Prashad

Chagos island

The UK now says that the US military base ‘helps to protect people here in Britain and around the world from terrorist threats, organised crime and piracy’

The objectives of the “strongest sanctions” are broadly all the same—that the United States will suffocate a country’s ability to trade and access finance as long as it does not do what the United States of America asks it to do

30 years after the Caracazo, when the poor of Venezuela took to the streets to wage a struggle against the government of the oligarchy, the toiling masses of the country remain firm in their commitment to the Bolivarian Revolution, which offered them right and a life of dignity

Last week, the people of Haiti erupted in protests over fuel price hikes. Behind the protests lie a story of corruption by the elite, blatantly insensitive IMF policies, predatory pricing by US oil firms and the fallout of the economic war on Venezuela

A look at what drives the US to persist in its interventions—diplomatic, economic and military—against the Venezuelan government

Despite the country having rich mineral deposit, most of the citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo live in extreme poverty. However, a new generation of youth are determined to overcome this contradiction and break the culture of plunder.

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