Vijay Prashad
How India’s farmers’ protests could upend the political landscape

With elections coming up in several Indian states, Vijay Prashad explores the impact that the farmer’s protest and the government’s response to them could have on the correlation of forces

The illegal blockade of Venezuela and the Anti-Blockade Law

Despite an unrelenting, suffocating blockade on Venezuela, the country has continued to promote social policies to safeguard the population

Will Andrés Arauz be the next president of Ecuador?

Uncertainty looms over the electoral process in Ecuador as it has still not been made clear who will face off against front-runner Andrés Arauz in the second round and whether the process will go forward as planned

Understanding the complicated politics and geopolitics of the coup in Myanmar

Is it a coup if the military was already in power? Vijay Prashad examines the recent military coup in Myanmar through a political and geopolitical lens

How ExxonMobil uses divide and rule to get its way in South America

Vijay Prashad explores what is behind the fueling the border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela: oil and imperialism

Why we can’t give up on the idea of a world free from nuclear weapons

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22 but none of the nuclear weapons states are signatories. In fact, the US, in October, asked those governments who signed the treaty to withdraw from it

The US’s idea of diplomacy with Ecuador is a multibillion-dollar loan trap

On January 14, the US International Development Finance Corporation provided Ecuador with a loan of $2.8 billion. This move was part of the US strategy to remove Chinese businesses and political influence from Latin America

Chomsky and Prashad: Why neoliberal leaders who failed to protect their countries from COVID-19 must be investigated

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad deem the inaction of neoliberal and far-right governments to contain the pandemic and thus save tens of thousands of lives, as criminal

How a lawbreaking international coalition failed to overthrow Venezuela’s government

On January 5, the Lima Group called for countries around the world to “disregard” Venezuela’s new elected Legislative Assembly. This is yet another instance of the Lima Group’s diplomatic war which is in violation of UN and OAS charters

Chomsky and Prashad: Three major threats to life on earth that we must address in 2021

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad discuss the threats humanity and earth face today that require urgent attention

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs – but you might have to

Coral reefs across the world may disappear by the 2040s, according to a new report. While it’s tempting to blame ‘humanity’ for this crisis, the truth is that it is the social formation called capitalism that is central to global warming

Colombia’s President shows his disdain for democracy and Venezuelans

Iván Duque attacks social leaders and human rights defenders at home, while leading the imperialist offensive against Venezuela and its sovereignty

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