In this context, critics are forcing open two crucial debates: first, is BRICS anti-imperialist as advertised, potentially inter-imperialist as the Ukraine battleground portends, or merely sub-imperialist where it counts most: in the ongoing global financial and climate meltdowns?
Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week
The BRICS Development Bank – with an initial US$50 billion in capital – will be not only BRICS-oriented, but invest in infrastructure projects and sustainable development on a global scale
As the Soccer Games End, Political Ones Begin
The arming of Brazil’s World Cup security
There is something very precious in the favelas that is becoming endangered by the worship of “speculation and real estate”
As the current wave of anti-World Cup protests shows, the genie is out of the bottle — and it will take a lot more than violent evictions and police repression to silence the awakened and indignant multitude
Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents
Anti-World Cup protests rage in Brazil, but political struggle has long known the beautiful game
Brazilian police and hundreds of protesters have come clashing with each other just hours before the World Cup.