Vaccine Nationalism Is Putting World Health At Risk

By Laura Lopez Gonzalez, Tribune Magazine. -

It’s 9:21pm, and the phones of journalists across South Africa are buzzing. The health department has just released the country’s daily Covid-19 statistics in a WhatsApp message. ‘We convey [...]

New Global Alliance Defends UN Charter

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

A new alliance  called the “Groups of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations” has formed in a clear act of resistance to the unilateral and aggressive policies of the United [...]

The Global South Faces A ‘Vaccine Apartheid’

By Hadas Thier, In These Times. -

The coronavirus crisis in South Africa is far from over despite falling case numbers in recent weeks. The virus has claimed more than of 50,000 lives, and many health experts predict [...]

Global South Urges Rich Countries To Lift Monopolies On Covid19 Medical Products

By Public Services International. -

This landmark proposal to temporarily suspend the application and enforcement of certain intellectual property obligations under the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual [...]

Changing To An Ecological Way Of Valuing National Economies

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Global South is adversely impacted by the many crises that exist in this world - the climate crisis, pandemic, recession, war to name a few. Although the Global South is wealthy in terms of [...]

The China And Africa Connection US Imperialism Does Not Want You To Know About

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

We have a monumental problem on our hands. The issue of the U.S.’ policy of Full-spectrum Dominance is one that is connected to a host of contradictions afflicting the U.S. imperial order at this [...]

Global South Calls For Sanctions On Apartheid Israel

Israel’s decades-old regime of apartheid and theft of Palestinian land is continuing unabated. Reports that Israel is “suspending” formal annexation are a smokescreen for continued colonisation [...]

Ten Point Agenda For The Global South

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

In 1974, the United Nations General Assembly passed a New International Economic Order (NIEO), which was driven by the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The resolution laid out a clear plan for the [...]

Half A Billion People Could Be Pushed Into Poverty By Coronavirus

By Oxfam.org. -

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could push half a billion more people into poverty unless urgent action is taken to bail out developing countries, said Oxfam today. The agency [...]

This Is A Global Pandemic – Let’s Treat It As Such

By Adam Hanieh, Verso Books. -

In the face of the COVID-19 tsunami, our lives are changing in ways that were inconceivable just a few short weeks ago. Not since the 2008-2009 economic collapse has the world collectively shared [...]