We bring you glimpses from the first day of the Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism conference that is currently underway in South Africa. Delegates from across the continent are deliberating on the crisis of capitalism and the socialist alternatives of our time
As the ‘Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism’ conference kicks off in South Africa, peoples’ movements and organizations have convened to discuss concrete strategies for a united struggle against the violence of capitalism and imperialism
200 delegates from political parties and people’s movements have gathered for the “Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism” conference. The delegates talk about why this conference is important and the socialist path forward for the challenges faced by the continent
200 delegates from 40 organizations are gathering in South Africa for the “Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism” conference. For the next four days, progressive movements and organizations will discuss the challenges posed by capitalism, and articulate the socialist way forward
Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty and noted economist Prabhat Patnaik discuss the economic structure of India, the support base of the current dispensation, questions around capitalism and socialism, and what gives us hope in these difficult times
Luca Schaefer from the International Board of the Socialist German Workers’ Youth (SDAJ) speaks about the impact of COVID-19 in Germany and the state of the left
Vijay Prashad, Executive Director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, talks to Roger Waters of Pink Floyd on the crisis of capitalism and the need to fight for a better world. Roger Waters talks about the death of activist Ramona Medina in Buenos Aires, poverty and access to water and the responsibility we have to future generations.
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As the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic and distancing becomes the new normal, loneliness and the lack of touch has emerged as one of the greatest losses, says activist and playwright V
Pramesh Pokharel of La Via Campesina discusses how the fight for peasant rights and land reform becomes even more vital amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Farooque Chowdhury reflects on the pressing questions of capitalism and imperialism amid the outbreak of coronavirus
In the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak, movements from across the world call for states to adopt measures to ensure the well-being and survival of the people