Red Alert

It is hard to keep up with developments and crises in the world order, let alone develop a historical and critical perspective of them. Our red alerts, periodically embedded in our newsletters, provide a brief assessment of key developments and crises.


No Military Intervention against Niger

Military coups in Niger and other Sahel countries represent broad, discarded sections of the population. Now, France and other Western countries are pushing for a military intervention in Niger, however, the people cry ‘La France, dégage!’ (‘France, get out!’).
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Pakistan Under Water

Red Alert no. 15 explains how recent floods have compounded underlying crises in Pakistan, which are product of the capitalist-driven economic and political crisis.
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Free Julian Assange

Julian Assange, journalist and co-founder of Wikileaks, helped bring to light the torture and atrocities committed by the United States during its so-called War on Terror. Now the United States wants to…
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A World Without Hunger

There is nothing more obscene than the existence of hunger, the terrible indignity of working hard but being without the means for sustenance. While 1 in 8 people in the world go…
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Only One Earth

As the earth’s triple environmental emergencies of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution worsen, drastic measures need to be taken that place greater responsibility on those who generate the crisis, from the…
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The US-Imposed Hybrid War on China

What began as a trade dispute in the 1990s has now escalated into the United States making an existential challenge against China. The threat against China is made for perfectly rational reasons:…
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The Explosion in Beirut

In the early evening of August 4, a fire broke out in Warehouse 12 at the Port of Beirut, Lebanon. An explosion immediately leveled the port, the pressure wave reaching 15 kilometres…
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On 10 November 2019, a coup d’état took place in Bolivia. The commander-in-chief of the Bolivian Armed Forces asked President Evo Morales to resign. The police had already mutinied, and society had…
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No such hatred marked US relations with Iran during the reign of the Shah (1941-1979). Only when an economic nationalist – Mohammed Mosaddeq – came to power between 1951 and 1953 and…
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