Vijay Prashad: The use of the word “massacre” in this report is significant; these were not clashes or conflicts, but the targeted murder of civilians who supported MAS and Morales.
Vijay Prashad: It is hard to watch these young people speak with such confidence and with such chilling precision about their desire to hurt those with whom they did not agree.
Vijay Prashad: The upsurge of the population against this immoral anti-Muslim posture of the government has surprised the BJP leadership.
Vijay Prashad: The problem of climate change is something that is common to all countries, and no one is immune to its deleterious impact; at the same time, the responsibility of countries is not identical, and some countries.
Vijay Prashad: If justice is to be sought, it is not at the level of someone like Edward Gallagher alone; it should be his superiors on the political side who need to answer questions about not just this or that war crime, but about the entire war and the crime of it all.
Vijay Prashad: One of the great tragedies of Bolivia has been that since the mid-16th century, the indigenous populations have had to work to remove precious wealth from underneath their lands and send that wealth to enrich the people of Europe and later North America.
Vijay Prashad: Over the course of the past few years, Bolivia has struggled to raise investment to develop the lithium reserves in a way that brings the wealth back into the country for its people.
Vijay Prashad: Iran’s system of universal health coverage has been deeply damaged by the sanctions, and that Iran is at “a high risk of moving towards a severe situation for the provision of health services with a potentially substantive impact on mortality and morbidity.”
Vijay Prashad: As the rich withdrew from taxation, governments—of a variety of political persuasions—struggled to fund their own borrowing and the social spending won by the workers.
Vijay Prashad: While extremists spread inflammatory language in mainstream political discourse under the guise of ‘populism,’ hate crimes and hate speech continue to rise.
Vijay Prashad: The United States fully backs Israel and has never called for IAEA inspections inside Israel. This shows that the U.S. objection to Iran is not based on international law, but merely based on its political objectives.
Vijay Prashad: Trump’s war against Huawei is not as irrational as it seems. His administration—like others before it—has used as much political pressure as possible to constrain the growth of technology in China.
Vijay Prashad: The most exploited of these workers toil in the hot sunshine, part of the frenzied expansion of India’s cities and part of the crisis-ridden agrarian sector. When these very poor workers die, few pay attention.