The people of Bolivia and Chile imagine a different kind of extraction: one that is controlled by those who live by the resources and one that does not destroy the earth.
By the middle of the last century, the West had shrunk so much that several newly independent countries made the decision to align themselves neither with the West nor the Soviet bloc.
The effects of the war in Ukraine have brought much of the world’s attention to energy prices. But food insecurity is also rising and will likely get worse.
India’s balanced approach to the Russia-Ukraine conflict has provoked the ire of Washington.
As the U.S. and the G7 deny the negative effect of sanctions against Russia, they damage the world’s capability of avoiding a global food disaster.
For non-alignment to be effective, it cannot be restricted to transactional relationships or mere moral posturing.