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.
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.
We are poor and far from powerful centres of economic and political decision-making. But, we live in the centre of the most important battles—fought from our smallest trenches, communities, neighborhoods, cities, jungles and forests.
The end of “the second great age of globalization” might be upon us.
As countries in the Global North push to escalate the war in Ukraine, the Global South has overwhelmingly pushed for a perspective of dialogue and peace. Roger McKenzie and Vijay Prashad reflect on the need to create a fresh Non-Aligned Movement.
U.S. pressure on India over its relationship with Russia has revealed the limitations of an “us versus them” foreign policy. But it has also reinforced negative perceptions of the West’s historical relations with India while highlighting the binding ties between Moscow and New Delhi.