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Ben Norton

Benjamin (Ben) Norton is an investigative journalist and analyst. Ben is the founder and editor of Geopolitical Economy Report. He lived in and reported from Latin America for several years, and is now based in Beijing, China. (Publicaciones en español aquí.)

US senator says Ukraine is ‘gold mine’ with $12 trillion of minerals ‘we can’t afford to lose’

Benjamin Norton

Benjamín Norton es periodista y analista. Es fundador y editor de Geopolítica Económica (Geopolitical Economy Report en inglés), y vive en Latinoamérica. (Reports in English here.)

Europa se queja que EEUU se está beneficiando de la guerra en Ucrania mientras su economía sufre

Radhika Desai

Radhika Desai is a professor in the Department of Political Studies and director of the Geopolitical Economy Research Group at the University of Manitoba. She is the convenor of the International Manifesto Group and the author of several books, most recently "Capitalism, Coronavirus and War: A Geopolitical Economy".

Is India’s economy truly thriving? Or is it exaggerating its growth?

Elias Khalil Jabbour

Elias Jabbour is associate professor of theory and policy of economic planning at Rio de Janeiro State University's School of Economics, and co-author of the book “Socialist Economic Development in the 21st Century: A Century after the Bolshevik Revolution” (Routledge, 2022).

BRICS+ and the future of the international order

Brian Mier

Brian Mier is a journalist and geographer who has lived in Brazil for 26 years. He is co-editor of the independent news website Brasil Wire, and Brazil correspondent for TeleSur English's news program "From the South."

How Brazil’s electoral court took action against Bolsonaro’s fake news campaigns

Junaid S. Ahmad

Junaid S. Ahmad teaches law, religion, and world politics and is the director of the Center for the Study of Islam and Decoloniality in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Following failed kidnapping of Imran Khan, Pakistan’s regime desperately cracks down on dissent

Becca Mohally Renk

Becca Mohally Renk is originally from the US and has been living in Nicaragua since 2001, working in sustainable development with the Jubilee House Community (JHC) and its project the Center for Development in Central America (CDCA). The JHC-CDCA also works to educate visitors to Nicaragua, including through their hospitality and solidarity cultural center at Casa Benjamin Linder.

Catholic Church backed violent coup attempt in Nicaragua, meddles in politics

Calla Walsh

Calla Walsh is a co-chair of the National Network on Cuba, a coalition of organizations across the United States fighting to end the US war on Cuba.

Terror attacks on Cuba’s embassy fueled by aggressive US policy

Jake Kallio

Jake Kallio is a writer and anti-war activist based in Canada.

US and UK undermining Bosnian democracy with sectarian electoral law changes

Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson is president of the Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street financial analyst, and distinguished research professor of economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is the author of many books, including "Super Imperialism," "...And Forgive Them Their Debts," and "Killing the Host." You can follow his work at

How could a BRICS+ bank and settlement currency work? Economist Michael Hudson explains

Abraham Marquez

Abraham Marquez is a freelance writer from Inglewood, California and a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). He is a 2021 USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism fellow, and writes about social movements, sports, politics, and immigration. You can follow him on Twitter at @AbeMarquez3.

The world is rising up in support of Palestine – and against US hegemony

Antonio Camacho Negrón

Antonio Camacho Negrón es un activista por la independencia de Puerto Rico y ex preso político. Nació en el municipio de Yauco y estudió en la Universidad de Puerto Rico. // Antonio Camacho Negrón is an activist for the independence of Puerto Rico and a former political prisoner. He was born in the province of Yauco and studied at the University of Puerto Rico.

How Russia thwarted US imperial plans in Ukraine and beyond

Renate Bridenthal

Renate Bridenthal is a retired professor of history who taught at Brooklyn College from 1967 to 2001. She co-edited a widely used textbook on the history of women in Europe and has co-edited and co-authored many more books, including most recently The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption, and States (2013). She is also a long-time member of the editorial board of the academic journal Science & Society.

The Global South in the Arctic North: Indigenous nations struggle for sovereignty

Antonio A. Camacho Camacho

Antonio A. Camacho Camacho es abogado de derechos civiles. Antes de la abogacía, Antonio fue capitán de la Fuerza Aérea de Estados Unidos y es veterano de la guerra de Irak. Antonio twitea desde @ohcamaca.   //   Antonio A. Camacho Camacho is a civil rights attorney. Before working in law, Antonio was a captain in the US Air Force, and he is a veteran of the Iraq War. Antonio tweets at @ohcamaca.

Puerto Rico: between colonialism, racism and slavery on July 25

Leo Rowley

Leo Rowley is a writer and activist, focused on geopolitics, economics, and the machinations of empire. He lives with his two cats in the Pacific Northwest. You can follow him on Twitter at @bidetmarxman.

Russia demanding Europe pay for gas in rubles could have huge repercussions

Sevim Dağdelen

Sevim Dağdelen has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2005. She is the spokeswoman for the Die Linke (Left Party) parliamentary group on the Bundestag’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, a deputy member of the Defense Committee, and spokeswoman for international policy and disarmament. From 2017 to 2020, she served on the executive committee of the Left Party parliamentary group as vice chair.

In China, German lawmaker calls for end to sanctions, an ‘instrument of war’ (that backfires on Europe)

Leonardo Flores

Leonardo Flores is a Venezuelan political analyst and Latin America campaign coordinator with CODEPINK. // Leonardo Flores es un analista político venezolano y coordinador de la campaña para América Latina de CODEPINK.

EEUU secuestró y encarceló al diplomático venezolano Alex Saab por comprar alimentos

Yuliy Dubovyk

Yuliy Dubovyk is a Ukrainian-American immigrant, community organizer, and peace activist.

Ukrainian leftist criticizes Western war drive with Russia: US is using Ukraine as ‘cannon fodder’

Esteban Almiron

Esteban Almiron is an Argentine developer, designer, and activist.

How Argentina has been trapped in neocolonial debt for 200 years: An economic history

Helyeh Doutaghi

Helyeh Doutaghi is a Muslim-settler, organizer, and a doctoral candidate in Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University.

How sanctions are a weapon of imperialism, used to subordinate the Global South

María Páez Victor

Maria Páez Victor, Ph.D., is a Venezuelan sociologist who lives in Canada. She has 20 years national and international experience in policy analysis and environmental assessment.

How the imperialist system works, and how Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution resists it

Tara Alami

Tara Alami is a Palestinian writer and organizer from occupied Jerusalem and occupied Yafa, currently based in Tiohtiá:ke (Montreal).

Lebanese resistance wins partial victory in border dispute, but US will supervise gas extractions

Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. He is author of the book Failed: What the “Experts” Got Wrong About the Global Economy and co-author with Dean Baker of Social Security: The Phony Crisis, and has written numerous research papers on economic policy.

US sanctions on Afghanistan could kill more civilians than 20 years of war

Jenny Clegg

Dr. Jenny Clegg is a researcher and author specialising in China and Asia Pacific affairs. Her book "China’s Global Strategy: Towards a Multipolar World" was published by Pluto Press. She is a longtime peace activist.

Ukraine crisis is part of new cold war on Russia (and China)

Jimmy Zúñiga Wallace

Jimmy Zúñiga Wallace is a Costa Rican writer, polyglot, and political activist. He blogs at

Guatemala blocks leftist Indigenous leader from presidential race, in ‘electoral coup’

Abdul Jabbar

Abdul Jabbar, Ph.D., is emeritus professor of interdisciplinary studies, English, and world literature at City College of San Francisco. He is the author of several books, including "Not of an Age, but for All Time: Revolutionary Humanism in Iqbal, Manto, and Faiz" (2021).

Indirect colonialism: US role in Pakistan’s political crisis

João Romeiro Hermeto

João is a scholar originally from Brazil, where he studied engineering and then economics at the Universidade de São Paulo. During the upheavals of the financial crisis, he worked as an investment banker and then founded a company that produced and promoted art and culture. In 2013, he emigrated to Germany, studied philosophy and culture, and earned a doctorate in philosophy. His research focuses on the critique of capitalism.

With Western imperial decline, capitalism is in crisis – a new phase is emerging

Carlos Martinez

Carlos Martinez is an independent researcher and political activist from London, Britain. His first book, The End of the Beginning: Lessons of the Soviet Collapse, was published in 2019 by LeftWord Books. His main area of research is the construction of socialist societies, past and present. He is a co-editor of Friends of Socialist China and co-founder of No Cold War.

How Western media manufactures consent for new cold war on China

Amar Ahmad

Amar Ahmad is from Massachusetts and has organized around peace and justice issues.

CNBC calls for ‘cyber terrorism’ against Russia and ‘blank check’ for US weapons corporations

Danny Haiphong

Danny Haiphong is an independent journalist and host of the video show The Left Lens. He blogs at

The US is already preparing for its next war: on China

K.J. Noh

K.J. Noh is a journalist, political analyst, writer, and educator specializing in the geopolitics and political economy of the Asia-Pacific region. He is a member of Veterans for Peace and Pivot to Peace.

After Ukraine, US readies ‘transnational kill chain’ for Taiwan proxy war

Doug Rooney

Doug Rooney is a Lecturer in English Language and Literature at the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) in Beijing. He is also the co-host of the history podcast "Speaking to the Dead", and a writer of both fiction and non-fiction. You can follow him on Twitter at @Doug_Rooney.

Britain takes aggressive anti-China line with hawkish PM Liz Truss

Lee Foulkes

Lee Foulkes is a journalist and educator who taught history, government, economics, and journalism for 18 years in the United States. He now lives in Trujillo, Peru, where he is a professor of English. He teaches classes at

Why Peru has had 7 presidents in 6 years: Legacy of Fujimori dictatorship’s constitution

Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts is an economist who worked in the City of London for more than 40 years. He has also been a political activist in the labour movement for decades. He blogs at

Mick Dunford

Michael "Mick" Dunford is emeritus professor at University of Sussex's School of Global Studies and a visiting professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research.

Nina Farnia

Nina Farnia is an Assistant Professor at Albany Law School, legal historian, and scholar of Critical Race Theory.

Corinna Mullin

Corinna Mullin is an organizer and professor of political science and political economy at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Brooklyn College-CUNY in New York.

Ann Pettifor

Ann Pettifor is a political economist and the director of PRIME (Policy Research in Macroeconomics). She is the author of several books, including The Production of Money, The Case for the Green New Deal, and The Coming First World Debt Crisis, which predicted the 2008 crash.