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The United States Extends Its Military Reach Into Zambia

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 6:27 pm | Globetrotter

An interview with Dr. Fred M’membe of the Socialist Party By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter On April 26, 2022, the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced that they had set up an office in the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia. According to AFRICOM ... More >>

The Era Of Northern Hegemony Over Mexico Is Coming To An End

Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:26 am | Globetrotter

By Rodrigo Guillot / Globetrotter In 2010, Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro said : “López Obrador will be the person with the most moral and political authority in Mexico when the system collapses and, with it, the empire.” He was referring ... More >>

The Wide Role Brazil’s Military Has Played In The Destruction Of The Amazon

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 10:43 am | Globetrotter

By Pedro Marin In the Brazilian Amazon, as deforestation reaches record levels and rivers are increasingly polluted , the illegal gold mining contributing to these problems continues largely unabated. The response of the government has been to increase ... More >>

Why Does The United States Have A Military Base In Ghana?

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 6:31 am | Globetrotter

An interview with Kwesi Pratt Jr., a journalist and leader of the Socialist Movement of Ghana. By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter In April 2018, the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, said that Ghana has “not offered a military base, ... More >>

Why Peace And Disarmament Are At The Heart Of Nonalignment

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:47 am | Globetrotter

By Kate Hudson / Globetrotter As our world spirals toward the catastrophe of nuclear war, there has never been a greater need for a new global balancing, a rejection of great power war, exploitation, and aggression. Now more than ever, we need to ... More >>

Storms At The Summit Of The Americas

Friday, 10 June 2022, 9:16 am | Globetrotter

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde June 7 was a bad day for Luis Almagro , secretary-general of the Organization of American States (OAS). During the ninth Summit of the Americas, a young man declared to him what he is: an assassin and puppet of the White House, ... More >>

The Role Of Energy In Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 9:52 am | Globetrotter

By John P. Ruehl After Russian forces seized Ukraine’s Kherson region at the beginning of its invasion, a Ukrainian official named Kirill Stremousov was installed as the new government’s deputy head . In a YouTube video posted in May, Stremousov stated ... More >>

Colombia Needs Democracy, Plain And Simple: An Interview With María José Pizarro

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 6:47 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zúñiga Silva / Globetrotter On May 29, 2022, a political earthquake struck Colombia: the left-leaning Historical Pact’s presidential candidate, Gustavo Petro, and vice-presidential candidate, Francia Márquez, won the first round ... More >>

Rejecting War Is Not Enough—Racism Curdles Peace

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 9:08 am | Globetrotter

By Claudia Webbe / Globetrotter War and racism have always been violently, tragically inseparable. For centuries, the most devastating and brutal conflicts in the world have been driven by destructive notions of racial superiority and murderous assertions ... More >>

Is This The End Of The French Project In Africa’s Sahel?

Friday, 20 May 2022, 6:39 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter On May 15, 2022, the military junta in Mali announced that it would no longer be part of the G5 Sahel platform. The G5 Sahel was created in Nouakchott, Mauritania, in 2014, and brought together the governments of Burkina ... More >>

India Has A Key Role To Play In A Possible New World Order

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 6:47 am | Globetrotter

By Prasanth Radhakrishnan / Globetrotter In the first half of April 2022, India’s External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar made some revealing remarks at a press conference in Washington, D.C. He was standing beside U.S. Secretary of State ... More >>

Why ‘Bolivia Is The Center Of The World’ For People’s Movements

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 6:15 pm | Globetrotter

By Rogelio Mayta / Globetrotter Humanity finds itself at a crucial moment. It’s not only war and climate change that threaten life on our planet. Ideologies and some people do too. We know that money and the production of wealth and well-being ... More >>

Jeremy Corbyn: It’s Not Enough To Resist—We Have To Build, Too

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 7:48 pm | Globetrotter

By Jeremy Corbyn / Globetrotter In April, the UN’s climate scientists warned it’s “now or never” to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. You can almost hear them screaming at their keyboards, desperate for governments ... More >>

The Ukraine War Is Accelerating The New Space Race

Friday, 13 May 2022, 7:22 am | Globetrotter

The suspension of collaborative projects between Russian and Western space agencies will enhance their traditional rivalries. But the new space race is also being driven by other countries—as well as private companies. By John P. Ruehl / Globetrotter ... More >>

Remembering Inge Deutschkron, A Force Of Nature Holocaust Survivor

Friday, 13 May 2022, 7:19 am | Globetrotter

The death of a legend who outwitted Nazis in wartime Berlin. By Evelyn Leopold / Globetrotter Inge Deutschkron, Holocaust survivor, author, and lecturer, was a force of nature. She died at the age of 99 on March 9, 2022, and was buried on April 8 ... More >>

Why Latin America Needs A New World Order

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 6:25 am | Globetrotter

By Marco Fernandes / Globetrotter The world wants to see an end to the conflict in Ukraine. The NATO countries, however, want to prolong the conflict by increasing arms shipments to Ukraine and by declaring that they want to “ weaken Russia .” ... More >>

Why Won’t Europe Call For An End To This War?

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 6:16 pm | Globetrotter

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos / Globetrotter The North Atlantic media is entangled in an unprecedented information war. It is characterized by a relentless erosion of the distinction between facts and the manipulation of emotions and perceptions, ... More >>

Why Nonalignment Is An Urgent Imperative For The Global South

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 5:42 am | Globetrotter

By Nontobeko Hlela / Globetrotter South Africa and other countries that have abstained from voting against Russia at the United Nations General Assembly in response to the war in Ukraine face intense international criticism. In South Africa, the domestic ... More >>

Jeremy Corbyn: Now, Let Us Talk Peace

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 6:07 am | Globetrotter

With Russian shells raining down on Ukrainian cities, an uneasy ceasefire in Yemen, the attack on Palestinians at prayer in Jerusalem and many other conflicts around the world, it might seem to some to be inappropriate to talk about peace. When a ... More >>

Western-Led Globalization Might End, But The New Globalization Might Have An Eastern Face

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 11:43 am | Globetrotter

An article written by authors John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge for Bloomberg on March 24 sounded the alarm to announce the end of “the second great age of globalization.” The Western trade war and sanctions against China that predated the pandemic have ... More >>