Today we look at the 3rd Assembly of ALBA Movimientos, the ongoing boycott of Israeli courts by Palestinian administrative detainees, and more
In memory of Aijaz Ahmad whose insights continue to illuminate and inspire
Fishermen are dissatisfied with the agreement signed between the national government and the Repsol company on an initial compensation of 3,000 soles to affected fishermen and fish merchants. They say that they lose more than 5,000 soles a month due to the disastrous oil spill
Capitalism is based on big lies – that the West is prosperous because of the Industrial revolution and free market policies. Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty explains
James K. Galbraith discusses the shift of US capitalism from an industrial state to what he calls a predator state: a finance-led, military-centered corporate republic that continues to prevail
Peru is in the midst of dealing with a major oil spill just 30 kilometers from the capital city Lima. On January 15th, 6,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into the ocean while a tanker was unloading at a Repsol facility.
The devastating oil spill has polluted 1.7 million square meters of soil and 1.2 million square meters of ocean, tarred 21 beaches on Peru’s Pacific coast, and killed a vast variety of marine wildlife, besides incurring huge economic losses to fishing and tourism industries
Inequality has always plagued India but it has been exacerbated by the Narendra Modi government in the last eight years. The promotion of corporate giants at the cost of public welfare is the driving force behind the increasing inequality
State ownership of banks not only provides for wider reach of institutional credit but also for stability of the financial system of capitalism itself
Amid the deepening climate crisis, it has become increasingly clear that capitalism is not only the root of the problem, but it also offers no viable solutions. Police cracked down on those that bore the clarion call “socialism or extinction”
On October 9, during a demonstration against the government’s measures to limit the spread of the pandemic, right-wing nationalist forces attacked the headquarters of the major union CGIL in Rome. What lies behind that assault and how can it be framed?