Nate Singham

Nate Singham is based in São Paulo, Brazil, where he works as a researcher with Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. Follow him on Twitter: @NateSingham1


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Saturday, June 08, 2019
How Powerful Mining Corporations Flagrantly Plunder the Global South Without Consequence
“The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.” —J. Paul Getty The big driver of the world economy is a plundering process where powerful corporations loot the natural resources of low-income countries. These highly influential multinational corporations (MNCs) facilitate the...
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These aggressive and short-sighted policy gestures by Donald Trump have sparked serious concern among nuclear non-proliferation advocates that such decisions could trigger a chain reaction of nuclear proliferation. (Photo: AP/J. Scott Applewhite) Views
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Trump’s Nuclear Doctrine Increases the Likelihood of Human Extinction
President Donald Trump has made some very significant policy decisions since entering office that have undermined nuclear non-proliferation on a global level. The two most notable examples include Trump’s withdrawal from a key bilateral nuclear weapons treaty with Russia and his decision to leave...
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During 2018, the Trump administration continued to strengthen sanctions targeting Venezuela through the issuance of additional executive orders. (@compartycanada) Views
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Trump Is Making a Mockery of ‘Humanitarian Aid’ in Venezuela
As U.S. planes carrying unspecified “aid” for Venezuela land in Colombia, it is timely to examine the Trump administration’s approach to economic sanctions and humanitarian aid in general, two of the principal tools it employs to achieve the United States’ foreign policy goals. The Trump approach...
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Obama Has Jumped on the Universal Basic Income Bandwagon—Let’s Make Sure It’s a Tool to Help Solve Inequality, Not Enforce It
While speaking in South Africa on Tuesday in one of his first major speeches since he left the White House, former President Barack Obama endorsed the idea of introducing a universal basic income. “Artificial intelligence is here, and it is accelerating. … And that is going to make the job of...
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