With Clenched Fists They Spend Money on Weapons as the Planet Burns

by Vijay Prashad, published on The Tricontinental Newsletter, May 5, 2022 Two important reports were released last month, neither getting the kind of attention they deserve. On 4 April, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Working Group III report was published, evoking a strong reaction from the United Nations’ Secretary General António Guterres. The report, he said, ‘is a litany[…]

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Democrats and Republicans Converge on Trade, War and Israel

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socalist Action, January 7, 2020 Democrats’ sound and fury in denouncing President Trump’s unilateral imposition of tariffs on Chinese imports has given way to general agreement, if not bi-partisan praise, for Trump’s pending tariff deals with China. The same with Trump’s essential denunciation of the WTO, the hitherto world institution aimed at the increasingly impossible[…]

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