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Coronavirus plus Racism

By Hugo Ríus on February 3, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus originating in China has sickened thousands of people, but it has also generated another type of victim: Asians who are being discriminated against. (more…)

There can be no Climate Justice without Social Justice

By Milagros Pichardo on December 3, 2019

World leaders meet at the XXV Climate Summit in Madrid, Spain, from  Dec 2-13

“Forests are shrinking, the air is poisoned and rivers polluted. Countless species of plants and animals perish have perished. (more…)

Listen Up Europe  

By Stella Calloni on September 23, 2019

Stella Calloni, photo: Bill Hackwell

When Guatemalan fighter Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, left her country in 1982, after the murder of her parents and other family members, (more…)

UN:  Drastic Turn Against Climate Change Urgently Needed

By David Brooks, on September 23, 2019

Greta Thunberg at Global Climate Strike in NYC

“How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. (more…)

G7, a Summit of Liars

By Fernando Luengo on August 26, 2019

The G7 Summit has just finished in Biarritz, France. Political leaders of some of the planet’s most powerful countries (Germany, France, Canada, United States, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom) met there, (more…)

The Macabre Legacy of Nuclear Weapons Testing

By Raúl Antonio Capote, on August 19, 2019

Fukushima or Chernobyl are examples cited whenever there is talk of the tragic consequences of nuclear accidents, but both events are not the only ones, (more…)

Why Hiroshima and Nagasaki were Incinerated

By Stephen Millies on August 6, 2019

Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on May 27, 2016, the first sitting U.S. president to do so. Obama’s visit to the Japanese city revived the question of whether killing (more…)

Call for Global Action, La Via Campesina

April 17, 2019

This April 17th – the International Day of Peasant Struggle – with our living memory and rebellion inherited from our 19 landless comrades murdered with impunity in the Eldorado do Carajás Massacre in Brazil, (more…)

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