Vijay Prashad

Francia Márquez and Gustavo Petro

A political earthquake struck Colombia last month, when the left-leaning Historic Pact won the first round of the presidential elections after getting 40.3% of the vote, write Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zúñiga Silva. Can the left break the cycle of violence to win the second round on June 19?

Putin

The roots of Russia's invasion of Ukraine go deep to various political and foreign policy developments, writes Vijay Prashad.

Apartheid wall in occupied Palestine

The Israeli state is pulling out all stops to delegitimise international organisations that dare use the term "apartheid" to describe its decades-long brutal occupation of Palestine, writes Vijay Prashad.

Thanks to manoeuvring by the United States, the prospects for peace and self determination for Western Sahara have suffered a serious setback, writes Vijay Prashad.

Afghan girl begs.

Afghanistan is facing a worsening humanitarian crisis, writes Vijay Prashad.

The journey to a new era in Chile has two important paths: the writing of the new constitution and the presidential election on November 21, reports Vijay Prashad.

The campaign to overturn Peru’s presidential election results is one of “unconventional warfare”, report José Carlos Llerena Robles and Vijay Prashad.

José Carlos Llerena Robles and Vijay Prashad look at what's behind attempts by Peru's far-right — with the aid of the United States — to overturn the election of leftist presidential candidate Pedro Castillo.

As tensions heat up on the Ukraine-Russia border, Vijay Prashad looks at the factors and interests behind what is happening.

Rather than being “a force for global good”, the goal of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is to deepen military and economic pressure on China, writes Vijay Prashad.

In the first round of Ecuador’s presidential elections held on February 7, Alliance for Hope's candidate Andrés Arauz won the largest number of votes but fell just short winning the elections outright, write Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became international law on January 22 for the 122 states who signed the agreement in July 2017, writes Vijay Prashad.

The England and Wales Court of Appeal has overturned a court decision that denied the Venezuelan government access to its gold stored in the Bank of London, write Vijay Prashad and Carmen Navas Reyes.

A recent poll shows if opposition candidate Andrés Arauz Galarza is allowed to run in Ecuador’s presidential election next year, he will win, write Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya. But, if the ruling bloc in Ecuador has its way, Arauz will not be sworn in as the next president in 2021.

On September 7, Julian Assange will leave his cell in Belmarsh Prison in London and attend a hearing that will determine his fate, writes Vijay Prashad.

Despite a concerted campaign by the United States and its allies, Cuba continues its socialist project of international solidarity through medical care. It's therefore no wonder, according to Vijay Prashad, there is an international campaign to have Cuban doctors honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize.

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