Daily Archive: April 25, 2019

US Sanctions Got India to Ditch Iran, Will They Get It to Ditch Russia Too?

The announcement by India’s Oil Minister that his country will replace US-sanctioned Iranian oil imports with those from “major oil-producing countries” despite the dramatic Bollywood show that New Delhi has made up until this point out of “defying” US sanctions makes one seriously wonder whether India’s preparing to ditch Russia next if the US imposes CAATSA sanctions against it over...

Pan-Africanism and the Trade Unions in the Post-Colonial Era

Western imperialism was built off of the exploitation of African land and labor from the mid-to-late 15th century through the conclusion of the Atlantic Slave Trade and the consolidation of classical colonialism at the end of the 1800s. Leading African historical scholars have documented the link between the tremendous profits accrued through the plantation system in the Caribbean, South America, Central...