Global South


January 14, 2023

Daily Archives

  • Peru

    It is a great surprise to me that Peruvians are still out on the street across the country to reject the coup d’état that overthrew constitutional president Pedro Castillo on December 7th.  These mass protests have met mass and brutal violence.  The latest numbers are that 48 protestors (it started non-violently and only lately the…

  • Pax Sinica in the Middle East?

    by Godfree Roberts from the Here Comes China newsletter.

    Hope for Palestine and Iran?
    In 2022, the China-GCC Summit was one thing, and China’s strategic partnership with Iran another, but both Saudi Arabia and Iran applying simultaneously to multipolar institutions – BRICS and the SCO? Plus the idea of a BRICS Coin as a commodity-weighted neutral reserve…

  • Brazil Notes

    I made a comment in the Daily Chronicles as follows:
    Brazil? The USAmerican rightwing is literally vicariously reliving their 6th January via the attempted coup in Brazil. At this moment, do not accept any USAmerican writing on Brazil as the facts are being twisted to fit their historical replay. Its theater. But they are causing untold…

  • Highly Recommended: Emmanuel Todd

    This is the TASS version of a French article by Emmanuel Todd, described as an expert.  Escobar notes:  “Todd is spot on. He’s one of three or four – not more – French intellectuals who actually knows how the real geoeconomic world works.”

    Here is the original in French:
    US may lose control of world finance…