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The Yellow Vest Movement Triumphs for Now but Questions Remain

December 6, 2018

In the face of the unceasing and surging Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) protests in France, the French government has been forced to roll back its decision of hiking taxes on fuel. (more…)

Peasants’ Rights Declaration Presented before the UN General Assembly

October 26, 2018

MST School, Brazil. Photo: Bill Hackwell

The “UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas” was presented in the UN headquarters to the Third Committee of the General Assembly on 25th October. (more…)

Catalonia: A New Lesson for a People Who Want to be Independent

By Carlos Aznárez, from Barcelona on September 11, 2108

A million people crying for independence, demanding the release of political prisoners and the return of exiles should be an image that should be traveling around the world to show that the Catalan people (more…)

US Media is Losing Its Mind Over Trump-Putin Summit

By Joe Lauria on July 16, 2018

The reaction of the U.S. establishment media and several political leaders to President Donald Trump’s press conference after his summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday has been stunning. (more…)

NATO: Deceptive and Broken Promises

By Elson Concepción Pérez on June 27, 2018

Photo: Global Research

NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is set on taking new steps in its aim to bring its military forces closer and closer to Russian territory. (more…)

Planet of Refugees: Children Make up More than Half of the Displaced

By Vijay Prashad on June 28, 2018

Your mind is fixed on the U.S.-Mexico border. You are watching the images of the children, arrested by the U.S. border patrol and taken into detention. (more…)

Concentration Camps for African Migrants Blocked from Entering Europe Are Popping Up Across Libya

By Vijay Prashad on December 29, 2017

Photo: Alliance/AA H. Turkia

Refugees do not show up in the Mediterranean Sea as if from nowhere. By the time they get into their flimsy boats on the Libyan coastline, they have lived many, many dangerous lives. (more…)

Taking Care of the Rich

By Emir Sader on December 25, 2017

It has now formally taken place through new laws in the United States, in Argentina and in Brazil and other countries concrete measures have been taken too that all add up to a dramatic reduction in the amount of taxes that the rich will have to pay. (more…)

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