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How is Mexico’s Fourth Transformation Progressing?

How is Mexico’s Fourth Transformation Progressing? As he nears his sixth month in office, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (popularly known as AMLO) travels around the nation holding public events to report on his social policies and asking citizens for help in removing the vices of the old regime from the State.   AMLO…

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Defiant Resistance: The Venezuelan Crises and the Possibility of Another World

Defiant Resistance: The Venezuelan Crises and the Possibility of Another World Bob Dylan once said, “Let us not talk falsely now, the hour is getting late.” February 23rd, 2019, was the day that Juan Guaidó, the self-proclaimed President of Venezuela, had “authorised” “humanitarian aid” to enter Venezuela, an attempt to force the Maduro government, and…

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Youth Strike Once Again Globally

Youth Strike Once Again Globally People in more than 100 countries are expected to take part in well over 1,000 strikes on Friday, May 24 to demand climate action from their governments.   Two months after what was reportedly the largest international climate demonstration ever, young people around the world are expected to make history…

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Capitalism Has Failed—What Next?

Capitalism Has Failed—What Next? Less than two decades into the twenty-first century, it is evident that capitalism has failed as a social system. The world is mired in economic stagnation, financialisation, and the most extreme inequality in human history, accompanied by mass unemployment and underemployment, precariousness, poverty, hunger, wasted output and lives, and what at…

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Remembering Bertolt Brecht

Remembering Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht the playwright appears to have overshadowed his other artistic identities nearly completely, though, in truth, Brecht wore more creative hats than most other artists of his time. He was a theatre-producer, essayist, critic, novelist, short-story writer, drama theorist and film-script writer. And, above all, he was a poet. Indeed, Brecht…

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Trump: Emulating Hitler

Trump: Emulating Hitler The events of recent days in Venezuela corroborate, for the umpteenth time but now with total brazenness, Washington’s intention to seize that country by establishing a neocolonial protectorate there at any price. John Bolton’s press conference on April 30 attests to what we have said. A serial liar, he acted and spoke…

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Modi’s Love for Ganga: Another ‘Jumla’

Modi’s Love for Ganga: Another ‘Jumla’ What completely exposes the Modi Government and its so-called religiosity is the government’s attitude towards cleaning of Ganga, India’s longest river along whose basin more than 40 crore people live, the largest such number in the world. Yet, it is one of the most polluted rivers in the world….

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Modi Govt has Crippled the Public Sector

Modi Govt has Crippled the Public Sector ONGC, the once-glittering and now struggling Maharatna, best exemplifies the fact that there is something sinister in the very approach of the outgoing Modi Government towards the public sector enterprises (PSUs). In May 2019, the cash reserves of ONGC, the richest PSU, had fallen in the last two…

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One Million Species Face Extinction: UN Report

One Million Species Face Extinction: UN Report Nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail if radical action is not taken, says a major UN report on the impact of humans on nature.   Speaking in Paris at the launch of the 2019…