The people of Potosí in Bolivia, like the people of Tierra Amarilla in Chile, want to imagine a different kind of extraction: one that does not destroy the Earth, write Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zúñiga Silva.
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced on April 26 that they had set up an office in the US embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, reports Vijay Prashad. There are fears that it is only a matter of time until this is transformed into a full-scale US military base.
Four years after the signing of the US-Ghana defence cooperation agreement, Vijay Prashad spoke with Kwesi Pratt, a journalist and leader of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, about its consequences.
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?
The roots of Russia's invasion of Ukraine go deep to various political and foreign policy developments, writes Vijay Prashad.
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.
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.