Dispatches
Dispatches from the Congo: What will come of the attempts to hold Dan Gertler accountable?

This deal allows DRC to recover Gertler’s mining assets in exhange for dropping their lawsuits against the controversial Israeli billionaire. Who is Dan Gertler and how much do we really know about this deal?

The politics of the death penalty in the US

Eugene Puryear talks about the death penalty in the US in light of Jewish groups suing the state of Arizona for planning to use Zyklon B in executions.

Inflation in the US: Causes and consequences

High inflation rates have caused great difficulty for the working people of the US for months now. In November, as inflation soared yet again, Eugene Puryear analyzed the reasons for the crisis in the country

Explained: Reasons behind the massive student debt crisis in the US

Why are so many American citizens under so much debt from trying to attain education? What is the structure of the education system which has led to this crisis?

TPLF announces retreat. What lies ahead for Ethiopia?

Elias Amare, editor of Horn of Africa TV, explains the situation in Ethiopia in light of the declaration by the TPLF that they are withdrawing to Tigray. He analyzes the situation over the past few months that led to this moment

The Omicron variant: Spread, lethality and prevention

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about the Omicron variant and answers questions of spread, lethality and prevention, as well as the question of vaccine inequity

China and African countries take steps to enhance ties

Mikaela Erskog, a researcher with Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and a member of the Pan Africanism Today Secretariat, talks about the recent Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Understanding Germany’s ‘traffic light’ coalition

Germany’s new coalition government is set to be voted in today. Pawel Wargan, organizer, researcher, and coordinator of the International Secretariat of the Progressive International, speaks on the contradictions of the coalition

Dispatches from India: 1 year of the farmers’ struggle

In this episode, we take a look at the controversial decision to allot in land in Kashmir for paramilitary forces, the issues faced by farmers in the State of Uttar Pradesh and the farmers’ movement which completed 1 year

Post Xi-Biden meet, what lies ahead?

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News analyzes the US establishment’s understanding of and perception of China in the aftermath of the Biden-Xi meeting. He talks about the similarities between the major political forces on the issue and the long-term US plan to encircle China.

Dispatches from India: Refugees left stranded

In this episode, we take a look the arrest of three youth following a cricket match, the travails of the Irula community in the State of Tamil Nadu, and the difficulties faced by refugees in Delhi which prompted them to protest.

Dispatches from India: Fuel price hikes haunt the poor

In this episode, we take a look at the latest from the farmers’ protest, the dismissal of government employees in Kashmir and the impact of the relentless hike in fuel prices on the poor

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