Opinions

How does the ‘1997 Chittagong Hill Tracts peace accord’ pave the way for Peace and prosperity.

To put an end to the brutal confrontations between the government troops and the tribes and hillsmen of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, the Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord was signed 25 years ago. Following the agreement, it was thought that…

The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America – The Pink Tide Surges, 2018-2022 – Part 1

Latin America and the Caribbean have again began to take on a becoming pink complexion, all the more so with June’s historic electoral victory in Colombia over the country’s long-dominant US-backed rightwing and a similar reverse in Brazil in October.…

The Crisis of Western Imperialism and the Imperative of War and Repression

Presentation at World Anti-Imperialist Conference Ajamu Baraka, Member of Secretariat, U.S. Peace Council Hanoi, Vietnam, November 25, 2022 History demands: Turn Imperialist wars into wars against imperialism Comrades, brothers, and sisters, As we gather today in Hanoi, Vietnam, less than…

Peace in Ukraine Coalition: Letter to the Left on Ukraine

To end the war in Ukraine, peace champions must win the war of ideas. This requires tackling two often-repeated claims that serve as obstacles to a diplomatic agreement between Ukraine and Russia. The first problematic claim is that the war…

Next to starting a war the worst thing is to keep it going with no hope the war can change the outcome

The Left must demand an immediate Cease-Fire and a return to the Negotiating Table By David Mandel The complex nature of the war in Ukraine and especially of the question of the relative responsibility of the different parties has made…

Can first EU-Bangladesh political dialogue Pave the way to bolster the ties?

On Thursday, November 24, in Dhaka, the European Union (EU) and Bangladesh had their first “political discussion” to “elevate” their collaboration by supplying strategic direction and enhancing their cooperation on foreign and security policy. By Tilottoma Rani Charulata The mission…

Montreal Biodiversity COP15 December 2022

What is it about a bunch of high-ranking people getting together at a Conference of the Parties (COP) at some major metropolitan center with plenty of 4-star and 5-star hotels in order to figure out how to save the planet,…

10 Suggestions for Lula, New President of Brazil

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos Dear President Lula, When I visited you (Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva) in prison on August 30, 2018, in the brief time that the visit lasted, I experienced a whirlwind of ideas and emotions that…

Identity struggle: Kabylia of yesterday and today, hostage of the Algerian authoritarian regime

From the so-called “Berberist” crisis of 1949 to the present day, the Kabyle question is at the heart of contemporary history. Independent Algeria, born in the heat of a war of liberation to which the contribution of Kabylia was fundamental,…

The end of a unipolar world is the beginning of a new one

The current crisis is profound, touching our formative landscape and making us question the way we have learned to see everything. What we imagined the future to be is melting before our own eyes, like icebergs in the Arctic. All…

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