Interview: Wife Of Venezuelan Diplomat ‘Kidnapped’ By The US

By Mnar Adley And Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

On Wednesday, November 24, MintPress News Editor in Chief Mnar Adley sat down to speak with Camila Saab, the wife of imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. Saab was on a diplomatic mission [...]

The Ivory Tower Is Dead

By Davarian L. Baldwin And Sam Klug, Dissent Magazine. -

Davarian L. Baldwin’s recent book, In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower, offers an insightful examination—and stirring critique—of the role of universities in the political economy of U.S. cities. In [...]

Protests Demanding Affordable Housing Surge In The Netherlands

By People's Dispatch. -

On Sunday, November 28, housing rights groups and other progressive sections in the Dutch city of Groningen marched under the banner #Woonstrijd to protest the acute housing crisis in the city. [...]

India’s Farmers Win On Many Fronts, Media Fails On All

By P. Sainath, Counter Punch. -

Farmers of all kinds, men and women – including from Adivasi and Dalit communities – played a crucial role in this country’s struggle for freedom. And in the 75th year of our Independence, the [...]

Not Everyone Is Feasting

By Sasha Abramsky, Truthout. -

As the COVID pandemic upended the economy in the spring and summer of 2020, tens of millions of Americans lost their jobs and became ever more vulnerable to hunger. In consequence, the country’s [...]

Why Do Walmart, Amazon, Target And IKEA Have Such High Emissions?

By Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch. -

As a congestion crisis continues to stall polluting container ships in ports around the world, there is a growing awareness of the role that international shipping plays in both the climate [...]

‘Believing The Propaganda That The Government Follows The Law’

Whistleblower David McBride faces life in prison for revealing war crimes in Afghanistan to the media. Watch his story here. David McBride, a former Australian military lawyer, tells [...]

These Tortilla Workers Walked Out And Won A Day Off Work

By Jeff Schuhrke, In These Times. -

Chicago — Food production workers at El Milagro, one of Chicago’s most popular tortilla companies, join with community allies for a Day of the Dead vigil Nov. 2, 2021, in honor of five coworkers [...]

Line 3 Replacement Has Been Completed So Why Are Activists Still Camping Out?

By Yasmine Askari, MinnPost. -

Every few days, Jaike Spotted-Wolf walks over to a well near Camp Migizi to refill several five-gallon water containers. At the camp, where Spotted-Wolf is one of several matriarchs, there is no [...]

Fighting The Inflation Profiteers

By David Dayen, The American Prospect. -

In a time of high inflation, you hear a lot about companies “passing costs” on to customers. In order for companies to maintain their God-given right to earn a profit, they must raise prices to [...]

Win For Alabama Amazon Workers

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams. -

In a victory for employees at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, a federal labor official on Monday formally directed a new union election following allegations that the company engaged in [...]

The US Puts A Democratic Veneer On The Military Coup In Sudan

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Since achieving independence in 1956, Sudan has had a number of military coup governments and popular revolutions that overthrew them. Most recently, the Sudanese people ousted the thirty year [...]

A Plan To Save The Planet

By Carlos Ron and Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Four and a half million people died infected by COVID-19. This global tragedy is the prism through which we must analyse how and in whose interest the ruling system on the planet works. In the [...]

Xiomara Castro Leading By Wide Margin In Honduras Elections

By Telesur English. -

Leading over Nasry Asfura, current mayor of the capital city Tegucigulpa and PAN candidate, as well as Yani Rosenthal, candidate for the Liberal Party, Castro is on track to become the first [...]

Nicaragua: We’re Resisting A ‘Pandemic Of Neo-Colonialism’

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

This is Ben Norton with The Grayzone. I am in Nicaragua’s Foreign Ministry, and I just sat down for an interview with Foreign Minister Denis Moncada. We talked about Nicaragua’s historic [...]