Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, journalist, commentator and a Marxist intellectual. He is an executive-director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books.
The economic and humanitarian crises are a result of the cutoff of $8 billion in aid and the freezing of $9.5 billion in foreign exchange by the US. Continue reading »
With a recent report titled “Projections of Future Coral Bleaching Conditions,” published by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in November, Leticia Carvalho—head of the Marine and Freshwater Branch of UNEP—said on December 21 that coral reefs are the “canary in the coalmine for climate’s impact on oceans.” Continue reading »
The U.S. is Determined to Make Julian Assange Pay for Exposing the Cruelty of Its War on Iraq (CounterPunch Sep 2, 2020)
On September 7, 2020, Julian Assange will leave his cell in Belmarsh Prison in London and attend a hearing that will determine his fate. After a long period of isolation, he was finally able to meet his partner—Stella Moris—and see their two sons—Gabriel (age three) and Max (age one)—on August 25. After the visit, Moris said that he Continue reading »