IMF debt-strapped Argentina looks to Russia and joins China’s Belt & Road initiative

By Benjamin Norton The United States constantly intervenes in the internal affairs of Latin America, organizing coups d’etat, destabilizing independent governments, trapping nations in debt, and imposing sanctions. Washington sees the region as its own property, with President Joe Biden referring to it this January as “America’s front yard.” Seeking alternatives to US hegemony, progressive …

Why white capital wants Zuma gone!

By BO Staff Writer The first direct open call by white capital for Zuma to go was made by Johann Rupert, the second wealthiest man in South Africa.  Johann Rupert is also known as the Stellenbosch  Mafia. This call has now been joined by the Oppenheimer family through its proxy, Sipho Pityana, who is Chairperson …

The real Reasons why they killed Gaddafi

Featured Image: Libya’s leader Muammar Gaddafi, pictured in Rome in 2009. Photo: Max Rossi/Reuters by Tatenda Gwaambuka The recent Hillary Clinton email leaks have opened a can of worms everywhere including in Africa. Wikileaks released an unclassified U.S. Department of State document emailed to Clinton, dated April 2, 2011. Sidney Blumenthal, the sender of the email confirmed what the world …

Big questions around the Guptas resigning from Oakbay Resources and Energy

By Pinky Khoabane There’s perhaps no clearer example of capitalists’ use of economic power to muzzle opponents than the decisions by financial institutions and an auditing firm to cut ties with investment company, Oakbay Resources and Energy which, until last friday was owned by the Gupta family. In the past week, ABSA, FNB and KPMG …