Vijay Prashad
Clear away the hype: the US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that

The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern

Rwanda’s military is the French proxy on African soil

Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history

Why the discovery of natural gas in Mozambique has produced tragedies, not economic promise

The rise of the al-Shabaab insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province and the “hidden debt” scandal are both linked to discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, a development that has far from benefited the people

How the Taliban chased the West out of Afghanistan

Immediately following the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government, the country’s assets were frozen, further aggravating the economic crisis in the country

The return of the Taliban 20 years later

Vijay Prashad explains the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government in Afghanistan following the US troop withdrawal

What Fidel Castro means to us.

In honor of Fidel Castro’s birthday, Vijay Prashad writes about his legacy for the peoples of the Third World and his clarity in raising the primary crises facing humanity

Hunger is the story of our time

Hunger continues to take lives across the world, every day. This global failure stems from the very nature of capitalism itself.

As the US withdraws from Afghanistan, China forges ties with the Taliban

With no end in sight to the internal conflict in Afghanistan, China has been meeting with regional players to build a strategy which seeks to guarantee peace and stability for all

Let Cuba Live—The movement standing up to Biden’s maximum pressure campaign

Manolo De Los Santos and Vijay Prashad on the failed attempt by the Biden administration to push for regime change in Cuba as the US-blockade worsens socioeconomic conditions on the island

If you grew up with the US Blockade as a Cuban, you might understand the recent protests differently

The six-decade US blockade of Cuba was made worse under the administration of Donald Trump. Joe Biden can lift these measures and immediately improve the lives of the 11 million living in Cuba

The United States tries to take advantage of the price Cubans are paying for the blockade and the pandemic

Cuban government officials and activists have reiterated their demand for an end to the blockade imposed by the US which over six decades has cost Cuba $147.8 billion in damages

There’s a dirty tricks campaign underway in Peru to deny the left’s presidential victory

The campaign to overturn Peru’s presidential election results is one of “unconventional warfare.”

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