Venezuela’s success in fighting COVID-19 has come despite a public health system and economy crippled by an economic blockade, destabilisation plots and an attempted invasion, notes the Asia-Pacific Venezuela Solidarity Network.
The second round of the French local elections was bad news for President Emanuel Macron and his austerity agenda, writes John Mullen.
In mid-June Turkey launched yet another large-scale air and ground operation in northern Iraq aimed at crippling the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), writes Dave Holmes. But they are facing strong resistance.
US President Donald Trump is doubling down on his race war agenda, while Democratic party mayors are succumbing to pressure and seeking to undermine the Black Lives Matter movement, writes Malik Miah.
Members of the Irish Green Party voted overwhelmingly to enter a coalition with the two traditionally dominant centre-right parties on June 26, thereby firmly cementing the Greens as a party of neoliberalism, writes Emma Clancy.
A new wave of bombings is just the latest episode in Turkey's war against the Kurdish people, writes Chris Slee.
John Bellamy Foster argues that understanding how the transmission of viruses between species occurs is crucial to grasping the full dimensions of the overall metabolic crisis affecting humanity.
A new study estimates the economic shock from the COVID-19 pandemic could add a further 80–400 million people to the 727.3 million already living in extreme poverty around the world, writes Peter Boyle.
Cira Pascual Marquina interviews former Venezuelan Vice President for Productive Economy Luis Salas about the impact of US sanctions on the Venezuelan economy and the Maduro government’s economic policy responses.
Since 2017, President Donald Trump’s administration has imposed crushing economic sanctions against Venezuela, writes Kerry Smith.