Washington Splits Asia in Two

Dmitry Bokarev The modern world is torn by contradictions: the US and its allies, accustomed to global domination, seek to maintain and expand their position at the expense of the interests of other countries, leading to crises and conflicts. In the Middle East, wars have been raging for decades, and in Europe, fighting has broken…

From Economy to Outer Space: Conclusions of the 14th BRICS Summit

Paul Antonopoulos The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa met on June 23 in the context of the BRICS Summit amid major shifts in the geopolitical and economic order following the Russian military operation in Ukraine and the consequential sanctions from the West. The summit was held in a virtual format for…

St. Petersburg Sets the Stage for the War of Economic Corridors

Pepe Escobar At St. Petersburg on Friday, backers of multipolarity pushed forward integration of their networks In St. Petersburg, the world’s new powers gather to upend the US-concocted “rules-based order” and reconnect the globe their way The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum has been configured for years now as absolutely essential to understand the evolving dynamics…

The Trend Toward a Multipolar World is Defined by Class Struggle

Danny Haiphong These edited remarks were given by the author at an event held on June 11th by Friends of Socialist China titled The Empire Strikes Back: Imperialism’s Global War on Multipolarity.  The emerging multipolar world is the result of struggles for national sovereignty and self-determination, which are connected with the world wide class struggle….

BRICS: A Bulwark Against Polarization and Cold War Mentalities

Hamzah Rifaat Hussain At the opening session of the meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Chinese President Xi Jinping called upon member states to reject Cold War mentalities and bloc confrontations. The organization which was founded in 2006 has since evolved into an excellent platform for newly industrialized countries and emerging economies to…

BRICS Joint Statement on Strengthening Cooperation and Solidarity

BRICS Joint Statement on “Strengthen BRICS Solidarity and Cooperation, Respond to New Features and Challenges in International Situation” 1. The Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa met on 19 May 2022 in…

India is Creating a New World Order

Chris Ogden The West claims that Putin’s war against Ukraine means that Russia is now isolated by the international community. But in fact, the exact opposite is happening. Most of the world is either pro-Russia or neutral with regards to the war in Ukraine. India’s neutral stance is critical to this international balance of power….

Putin’s Chess Tournament with Russia’s 5th Column and the WEF

My second conversation with author, historian and analyst, Matt Ehret – Editor in Chief of the Canadian Patriot Review, senior fellow at the American University in Moscow and co-founder of the Montreal-based Rising Tide Foundation. My first conversation can be found below – Breaking the Extinction Cycle, from Covid to Ukraine. In this episode I…

Modi Government Taking Revenge from Farmers for Victorious Struggle

Ravi Kaushal The morcha also emphasised that Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not mention about doubling of farmers’ income even once as it failed to achieve the results in several years. Coming down heavily on the Union Budget 2022–23, Sanyukta Kisan Morcha on Tuesday said that the Modi Government was punishing the country’s farmers…

Hindutva: The Ideology for Counterrevolution in the Global South

Rainer Shea  What are India’s prospects for revolution? To find out, we must first understand the current strength of Indian capital, and of its fighting wing: Hindutva fascism. Hindutva’s dishonest narratives In his article from last year Hindutva: Myths & Reality, Professor Shamsul Islam debunks the multiple Big Lies which India’s ruling fascists employ. These lies are: -That…

Indian Farmers Celebrate Victory March as Their Historic Struggle Ends

Peoples Dispatch On December 11, tens of thousands of farmers in India participated in a final ‘Victory March’ from the borders of national capital Delhi where they had been camping in protest for over a year After a year and 15 days, the historic farmers’ struggle at the borders of the Indian capital New Delhi…

Indian Women on an Arduous Road to Equality

Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research This dossier features portraits of the daily struggles of Indian women, primarily drawn by women artists from India and across the Global South based on photographs by Indian photographers. These are scenes of life in the fuller sense of the word – of joy, labour, anger, and resistance – along…

Indian Farmers Lead Country-Wide Shutdown

Peoples Dispatch Photo: Newsclick A day-long peaceful country-wide shutdown was organized in India to mark 10 months of the farmers’ agitation. The shutdown lasted from 6 am to 4 pm and was called for by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella organization of around 40 farmers’ unions. They were backed by a number of…

India: Farmers Aim to Topple Modi at State Level

Haris Zargar 5 September 2021: Indian farmers and their supporters march to Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh state in protest against the government’s agricultural reforms. (Photograph by Pankaj Nangia/ Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The ongoing farmers’ agitation has unified farmers of all castes and religions, creating a new political challenge to Narenda Modi’s party in…

India: One Year of Farm Laws – Here’s How Protests Unfolded

Sravasti Dasgupta The three farm Bills were passed in Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020 , termed as ‘Black Day’ by farmers. In 10 days, these got Presidential assent. September 17 marks one year of the passing of the Narendra Modi government’s three contentious farm Bills in Indian Parliament. In 10 days, the Bills became…