The top four banks that invested most heavily in fossil fuel projects are all based in the U.S., and include JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citi, and Bank of America. Royal Bank of Canada, Barclays in Europe, Japan’s MUFG, TD Bank, Scotiabank, and Mizuho make up the remainder of the top 10.
Subjects Archives: Imperialism
Imperialism, Globalization, and War
With its hands tied when it comes to military intervention, only covert actions—such as those described in the RED Team document—are likely to be enacted by the U.S. government, at least at this stage of its ongoing “regime change” effort in Venezuela.
Someone painted a white supremacist symbol at the scene where fire ravaged a building tied to the civil rights movement, according to a statement from the Highlander Research and Education Center.
Seeing the EU as internationalist is a fundamental error rooted in a misdiagnosis of its aims and effects, argues Chris Nineham.
Latin America has suffered these coup attempts from America for generations, and still, it continues. A conversation on the history and the new ways and attempts.
An introduction and slideshow of Tony Norfield’s presentation at the Rethinking Economics conference in Greenwich University, London, on the topic of ‘Economic Analysis & Imperialism Today’.
After two months, the images are clear: Chavismo has maintained its capacity for mobilization, while the right wing is in the process of losing what it had managed to regain on January 23.
The solution of the Venezuelan “crisis” lies in good faith negotiations between the government and the opposition, an end to the economic war, and the lifting of sanctions.
Foreign Affairs concludes that this type of operation would necessitate the military occupation of Venezuela for some 20 years, taking as examples the experiences of Iraq and Afghanistan, but also Panama in 1989, where military operations dragged on over for eight and a half years.
The film ‘Samir Amin: The organic intellectual’ depicts the audacious struggles of, as well as interviews with, addresses by and special moments involving this most outstanding intellectual of the South.
Fictitious narratives spun by the opposition failed to go viral in social media—such as those showing images of people apparently collecting water from the Guaire River, which is not suitable for consumption. A report made by the Catia TV team, debunked this false story.
Once more, punctually, Israel—with the vengeance of Zeus—has begun to bomb Gaza, from which the sounds and smells of war are never absent due to Israeli bombings. It helps Israel that the United States is fully behind its policy of annihilation.
Disregard by the dominant powers of human lives in places such as Iraq has a long history. It goes back a hundred years.
The fight over the Amazon is not new, but the scale of its potential destruction has considerably increased. The protagonists of the murder of the Amazon are clear: capitalist firms of different scales and the political class that enables them.
This time the attack was physical: an operation against the bank of high voltage transformers that convert electricity to be transmitted.