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Marcel Cartier talks with leaders from the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan.

Derek Chavin was sentenced to 22.5 years in a Minnesota prison for the murder of George Floyd, reports Malik Miah.

Despite rain, about 750,000 protesters took to the streets of Brazil to demand “vaccine in the arm, food on the plate and get out Bolsonaro”, write Brasil de Fato.

People's Dispatch report that thousands of Uruguayan workers observed a 24-hour national strike against the right-wing government of President Luis Lacalle Pou.

Thousands of Peruvians took to the streets in Lima and other cities to defend the presidential electoral victory of socialist candidate Pedro Castillo. People's Dispatch reports.

About 13,000 Kurdish refugees from south-eastern Turkey live inside the UNHCR-recognised Makhmur refugee camp, which is being attacked by Turkish forces, reports Peter Boyle.

In the face of a deep economic and political crisis, Venezuela’s government has turned right on policy while repressing the left. Antonio González Plessmann speaks to Green Left about the situation.

By releasing the Catalans leaders, the Spanish government is hoping to rebuild bridges with those alienated by their imprisonment, even as it insists on the impossibility of having a indepedence referendum, writes Dick Nichols.

A form of “people’s war” is emerging in Haiti, according to Kim Ives, where people are sick and tired of poverty and being used by elites.

The attack on Critical Race Theory is the latest right-wing onslaught against "cultural Marxism" and its supposed hidden intention to destroy Western civilisation, writes Jonathan Lockhart.

Nuclear power plant waste

To cut greenhouse gas emissions we need to rapidly shift to safe, renewable energy. Nuclear power is not the answer, writes Simon Butler.

The United States and Russia have agreed to discuss the control of nuclear weapons, reports Barry Sheppard, but the expansion of NATO and US imperialist interests may block any meaningful outcome.

Haidar Eid, Jeff Halper, Noura Mansour and Arie Huybregts discuss why Israel is an apartheid state.

Cuban banks and other financial institutions will cease accepting US dollars on June 21, reports Ian Ellis-Jones, due to the tightening of restrictions on United States and foreign banks.

An internationalist tribute to the life, activism and legacy of Ernie Tate (1934-2021).

José Carlos Llerena Robles and Vijay Prashad look at what's behind attempts by Peru's far-right — with the aid of the United States — to overturn the election of leftist presidential candidate Pedro Castillo.

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