Articles by Vijay Prashad and Paola Estrada

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Why Sanctions against Iran and Venezuela during a Pandemic Are Cruel
Vijay Prashad and Paola Estrada | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Mar 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, one would expect that all countries would collaborate in every way to mitigate the spread of the virus and its impact on human society. One would expect that a humanitarian crisis of this magnitude would provide the opportunity to suspend or end all inhumane economic sanctions and political blockades against certain countries. Is this not the time for the imperialist bloc, led by the United States of America, to end the sanctions against Cuba, Iran, Venezuela, and a series of other countries?

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