WHO Stands with African Nations and Calls for Borders to Remain Open

By World Health Organization , Black Agenda Report. -

Scientists in Southern African nations revealed the presence of the Omicron Covid-19 variant but the good deed was punished with worldwide travel bans. The World Health Organization makes clear that the rationale for the ban is of dubious [...]

Seven Day March In Defense Of Democracy Concludes In Bolivia

By People's Dispatch. -

March for the Homeland reached the Bolivian city of La Paz on November 29 after covering a distance of more than 180km over seven days.  March for the Homeland reached the Bolivian city of La Paz on November 29 after covering a distance of more [...]

Leftist Castro’s Victory In Honduras Vote Spells End Of US-Backed ‘Narco-Politics, Neoliberalism’

By Morgan Artyukhina , Sputnik News. -

Xiomara Castro, the presidential candidate for the leftist opposition party Libre, seems to have won a resounding victory in Honduras’ presidential elections. Her victory comes in spite of attempts by the ruling National Party, which overthrew [...]

Craig Murray Is A Free Man

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Craig Murray, an ex-British ambassador and blogger, has been sentenced to eight months in prison after being found guilty in March of contempt of court during the 2020 trial of former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond.  He was given three [...]

IPCC Warns That Capitalism Is Unsustainable

By Juan Bordera, The Wire. -

A leaked draft of the third part of the upcoming IPCC report establishes that we must move away from the current capitalist model to avoid exceeding planetary limits. It also confirms that, as stated in the article published by CTXT on August 7, [...]

The Latin American Left Is Ready For 2022

By Pablo Navarrete, Novara Media. -

Latin America, the 21st century’s leading region for progressive victories, is in the midst of a leftist resurgence. A new “pink tide” is commencing, with the left holding office in a number of countries and challenging for power in upcoming [...]

Sudan Security Forces Fire Tear Gas At Khartoum Protesters

By Aljazeera. -

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters near the presidential palace in the capital, Khartoum, as tens of thousands marched against military rule following last month’s coup. The rally on Tuesday was the [...]

Amid Overdose Crisis, 260+ Public Health Groups Urge Congress To Pass Life-Saving Bills

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams. -

Led by the Drug Policy Alliance, People's Action, the National Harm Reduction Coalition, and VOCAL-NY, the organizations said the unprecedented number of overdoses in the 12-month period ending in April 2021 was "grim, but not unexpected" [...]

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 to Iran in June 2020, where he was tasked with [...]

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 this interview, Baldwin shines a light on how [...]

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. Various groups including Shelter Our Students [...]

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 farmers at Delhi’s gates reiterated the spirit of [...]

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 network of food banks saw a sudden spike in [...]

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 crisis and the public-health impacts of air [...]

‘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 journalist Michael West about alleged war crimes and a [...]