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Swedish journalist Bella Frank discusses the debate in Sweden on NATO membership that was triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Peace

Peace is not just the absence of war; it is real security, writes Jeremy Corbyn.

Catalangate

A New Yorker investigation has exposed that between 2018‒20, at least 65 leading figures in the Catalan government and independence movement had their mobile phones bugged, reports Dick Nichols.

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel

Cuba is walking a diplomatic tightrope when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

Al Aqsa mosque under attack

Maureen Clare Murphy reports that Israeli occupation forces attacked Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, wounding more than 150 Palestinians, while it was filled with Ramadan worshippers on one of the holiest days in the Islamic calendar.

2022 Durban floods

Patrick Bond and Mary Galvin report on the recent catastrophic floods in Durban, which have exposed the Cyril Ramaphosa government’s criminal negligence and failure to take action on climate change.

Munitions found during bomb disposal in Mykolaiv

While Russia’s war against Ukraine was a violation of that country’s sovereignty, US President Joe Biden’s raising of war crimes charges against Russia is the height of hypocrisy, writes Barry Sheppard.

Partido Lakas ng Masa representative Reihana Mohideen speaks to Green Left about the national elections in the Philippines.

Barbed wire

This month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government joined an ignominious collective in announcing a refugee deal with Rwanda, seedily entitled the UK-Rwanda Migration Partnership, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Free Julian Assange

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's fate now rests in the hands of British Home Secretary Priti Patel, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Anti war protest in Belarus

An underground anti-war movement continues to organise in Russia and neighbouring Belarus, despite facing harsh repression, reports Dick Nichols.

PLM attacked in Mindanao

A delegation led by Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM) presidential candidate Leody de Guzman came under gunfire in Mindanao on April 19, while meeting with members of an Indigenous tribe on their occupied lands, reports Susan Price.

Ketanji Brown Jackson

Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed as the 116th justice of the Supreme Court on April 7, reports Malik Miah. While a victory, racism remains central to politics in the US.

Imran Khan

Since he lost power, former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan’s rhetoric against the United States has intensified. However, Khan’s anti-US stand cannot be called anti-imperialism, writes Farooq Tariq.

Leody de Guzman and Maria Ressa

The May 9 national elections in the Philippines are taking place as the country reels under the blows of multiple system crises — climate, economic and social — compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Reihana Mohideen.

Emmanuel Macron

John Mullen shares his initial analysis of the French presidential election results.

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