When Evo Morales took power in 2006, the government sought to undo decades of theft by transnational mining firms. But a deal to seek independent arrangements for the mining and sale of lithium may have been a step too far for imperialism.
Allegations that a ‘Third Force’ is behind popular mobilisation are answered by a key intellectual in the shack dwellers’ movement who argues that oppression rather than external conspiracy explains the emergence of a new movement outside the authority of the ruling party.
For more than a century, night trains took Mozambican men to labour in Witwatersrand mines. Then, often when the men were mentally and physically broken, the trains that serviced racial capitalism spat them back out.
Lebanese musician Zeid Hamdan is pressing pause on his creative work while his country is in a state of revolution, one of many around the world in which citizens are protesting against the political elite.
The South African bowler is unapologetic about turning his back on the Proteas after he struggled to cement a regular place in the side. He shifted his focus to England, where he has starred for Essex.
The Algerian football club is caught in a quagmire with its president and majority shareholder, Ali Haddad, feeling the brunt of the protests that removed former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika from power.
Climate change policy is vital but the US Green New Deal doesn’t respond to global capitalism, the cause of much ecological disaster. Rather, it proposes to continue to extract value from the Global South.