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US army soldier with US flag in the background.

Since its inception, the United States has schemed to spread its power, often unbeknownst to its own citizens, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Joe Biden and Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

The whole world knows about the recent US midterm elections, but how many people in the global north are aware of other country’s elections, or the recent coup in Burkina Faso, asks Tamara Pearson.

If the climate was a bank

Ahead of COP27, governments are making a big deal of their pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But even if all the pledges were kept, global warming would still reach catastrophic levels, argues Ben Radford.

Tsunami

An inflationary tsunami is passing through the world economy, creating economic disorder — in some cases acute political crisis — in every country it touches, writes John Ross.

At the United Nations General Assembly, Bolivian President Luis Arce outlined his ambitious vision for changing the global capitalist system. Ben Norton reports.

Renewable energy

The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act constitutes the boldest climate action so far by the US government, writes Richard Heinberg. However, this doesn't mean the US or the world is on track to a safe climate future.

Activists march through Xochimilco, Mexico, protesting against corporations

Climate change is disrupting and harming our lives, writes Tamara Pearson, so we need to disrupt and force change.

Media propaganda

John Pilger asks, isn’t it time those who are meant to keep the record straight declared their independence and decoded the propaganda?

Wild fire

As the climate crisis deepens, rich states refuse to seriously fund climate adaptation while spending trillions on militarisation and war, writes Murad Qureshi.

Nuclear weapons test

A United Nations meeting in Vienna mapped out a plan for participating states to “free the world” of nuclear weapons, reports Pip Hinman.

NATO globalisation

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss calls for the “globalisation” of NATO to pre-empt “threats in the Indo-Pacific”, namely China, William Briggs reports.

1956 USSR Spartakiade comemorative stamp cr Wikipedia

In 1921, an international association was founded to unify workers' sports and gymnastics organisations into support centers for class struggle, writes John Riddell.

A global digital campaign will be launched to end the unfair and unjust ban on the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), reports Peter Boyle.

The COP26 Coalition is hosting the People’s Summit for Climate Justice, from November 7‒10, and has called a global day of protest action for climate justice on November 6. Green Left spoke to the COP26 Coalition's Camille Barbagallo.

The profits from the production and sale of COVID-19 vaccines has created nine new billionaires with a combined wealth greater than the cost of vaccinating the world’s poorest countries, report Stephen Coates and Rachel Evans.

Urban organic agriculture in Havana

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global food insecurity. An estimated 132 million more people have been tipped into acute malnutrition since the pandemic began, writes Barry Healy.

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