Ben Norton

Overwhelmed by the coronavirus health emergency, Brazil's far-right, anti-Cuban administration has fallen back on the small nation for medical support— requesting help from the very same Cuban doctors it expelled months ago, writes Ben Norton.

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani activist, has won a well-deserved Nobel Peace Prize, putting her and her amazing, tragic story back in the spotlight. But as usual, the corporate media have taken this positive development and exploited it in the service of US imperialism. The corporate media love talking about Malala's remarkable bravery and strength in standing up for girls' rights to education ― and highlight the brutality of the Taliban forces that tried to assassinate her on her school bus.
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