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The situation for Tamils in Sri Lanka is likely to worsen, writes Chris Slee, after the Sri Lanka Peoples Front, a right-wing alliance headed by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, won 145 seats in Sri Lanka's 225 member legislature in the August 5 elections.

This week marks the 100th day of hunger strikes by Mapuche spiritual leader Celestino Córdova and 27 other Mapuche imprisoned by the Chilean state for protesting their removal from their land and community, writes Pedro Alvarez.

Following pressure from social movements, the Bolivian legislature has agreed to sign into law a proposal that make October 18 the absolute, "immovable" deadline for elections, writes Kerry Smith.

Weeks of mass protest in Bolivia is putting the United-States-backed coup government under pressure to hold elections without further delay, writes Marco Teruggi.

International Centre for Climate Change and Development's Noor-E-Elahi speaks to Susan Price about how climate-induced catastrophes are impacting on Bangladesh and its fight against COVID-19.

Thousands of students rallied on August 10 at Thammasat University in Bangkok, an iconic place in Thailand's long history of pro-democracy struggles, in the largest of a string of student-led protests since July 18, reports Peter Boyle.

United States President Donald Trump is planning to sabotage the November election in order to throw it into chaos, writes Barry Sheppard.

An ecological catastrophe is unfolding in Mauritius, as oil continues to spill from a Japanese bulk carrier that struck a reef off its coast on July 25, writes Susan Price.

The deadly ammonium nitrate explosion in Lebanon is a symptom of capitalism's disregard for human life and the environment, writes John Molyneux

Fuel spilling from a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius two weeks ago is creating an ecological disaster. This report is drawn from media reports and social media posts by Mauritian ecosocialist organisation Rezistans ek Alternativ.

Green Left's Alex Bainbridge interviewed Aamer Manzoor from the Kashmiri community about solidarity with Kashmir one year after the Indian regime's brutal crackdown and suspension of formal autonomy there.

A series of coordinated protests across South Africa took place on August 1, writes Angela Chukunzira, raising a range of demands including for a universal basic income, universal health care and mass testing to fight COVID-19.

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was justified by lies that form the bedrock of the United States' war propaganda in the 21st century, writes John Pilger.

President Donald Trump has targeted the Black Lives Matter movement as “left wing anarchists” and “terrorists”. But the real agent provocateurs are in the White House and its federal agencies, writes Malik Miah.

Barry Sheppard speaks to Green Party of the United States presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.

Peoples’ Democratic Party MP Leyla Güven is seen by many as an embodiment of Kurdish women and a symbol of resistance in Turkey and across the world, writes Susan Price.

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