South Africa’s AIDS Policy Opens Worldwide Debate

By RON JEFFRIES The July 9 opening day speech to the 13th International AIDS Conference by South Africa President Thabo Mbeki sent shock waves across the globe and opened a critical debate about how to fight the AIDS pandemic that has already infected 34.3 million people worldwide, mostly Africans. As President Mbeki, the successor to … Continue reading South Africa’s AIDS Policy Opens Worldwide Debate

The Only Road for Africa – and the World

By NAT WEINSTEIN Imperialism's relentless super-exploitation and oppression of the people of the neo-colonial world has steadily reduced the 4.75 billion human beings in Africa, Asia, and Latin America down to the lowest depths of poverty. That means that the great majority of this planet's 6 billion souls live as though scientific, technological, and economic … Continue reading The Only Road for Africa – and the World

Zimbabwe Torn by Western Banks, Corruption

By JOHN RUHLAND HARARE, Zimbabwe-People in this country warn that speaking out against the government may lead to one's disappearance, but this does not prevent people from discussing the corruption of President Mugabe's administration. The consensus is that Mugabe's days are numbered, and he is busy consolidating the great personal wealth he squeezed out of … Continue reading Zimbabwe Torn by Western Banks, Corruption