In the course of the III Assembly of ALBA Movimientos, which took place in April 2022 in Argentina, Vijay Prashad spoke with Carlos Ron, president of the Simón Bolívar Institute and Venezuelan Vice-Minister for North America.
In the early hours of December 3rd, 1984, more than 27 tons of methyl isocyanate gas leaked from a pesticide factory in the city of Bhopal, central India. The documentary Bhopal 84 by Brasil de Fato revives the memory of that episode and sheds light on its consequences.
Vijay Prashad spoke with Atilio Boron, Argentinian sociologist and Marxist intellectual. The conversation focussed on the gravity of the world situation and the construction of hope and the challenges for the battle of ideas and left organizations in the Global South.
While fighting agribusiness giants, the Landless Workers Movement (MST) of Brazil has become the largest producer of organic rice in Latin America, has a plan to plant 100 million trees, while running its own schools and organizing whole communities in its settlements.
The second chapter of the documentary series "The Forces of Inequality" tells the stories of working men and women and the various forms of precarious work today: part-time, with little income, and no hint of social security.
The first chapter of the documentary series "The Forces of Inequality" analyzes how the neoliberal project implied a process of generating income inequality, the dismantling of manufacturing industries and the outsourcing and subcontracting of labor activities.