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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-drawn-out conflict at the Escobal silver mine in Guatemala — the second-largest in the world — is intensifying, writes Yanis Iqbal

Trump's demagogic intervention dominated the recent Republican Convention, writes Barry Sheppard

Having reported on the long, epic ordeal of Julian Assange, John Pilger gave this address outside the Central Criminal Court in London on September 7 as the WikiLeaks editor’s extradition hearing entered its final stage.

Activist and writer David Graeber called himself a “small ‘a’ anarchist”, eschewed dogma and demonstrated a willingness to look beyond labels to the actual praxis of groups and individuals, writes John Tully.

On September 7, Julian Assange will leave his cell in Belmarsh Prison in London and attend a hearing that will determine his fate, writes Vijay Prashad.

Humanitarian vessels, including Banksy's MV Louise Michel, are rescuing refugees from dying at sea and highlighting European governments' cruel fortress-like policies, writes Chloe DS.

Much of the praise for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is justified, writes Bronwen Beechey. However, New Zealand's existing inequalities remain, and have potentially deepened during the pandemic.

Rojava University, one of the greatest achievements of the July 19 Rojava Revolution, was established in Qamishlo in 2016. It has eight faculties and its mission is to build a democratic, free society, reports ANF English.

Five western companies, based in Germany, England and North America, are involved in the manufacture of missiles fired from Turkish drones against Kurdish civilians, reports ANF English.

The Brazilian government is moving to restrict access to legal abortion and intimidating health professionals, writes Marina Duarte de Souza.

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