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2022 floods South Korea

A new climate justice movement is growing in South Korea, with the help of the trade union movement, reports Alice S Kim.

Deep Sea Mining_wastewater_discharge cr Greenpeace

While mining companies seek to downplay the destructive impacts of deep-sea mining, undercover videos obtained by Greenpeace show how such mining activities pollute the ocean, reports Ben Radford.

A protest against the military coup in Myanmar

Despite international sanctions Myanmar’s military junta is not short of business partners. Indeed, business, notably in the arms market, continues unabated, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico 2017

It’s one thing to be displaced by a hurricane. It’s entirely another matter when real estate developers and US investors take advantage of the archipelago’s disaster for profit, writes Lola Rosario

Juan Guaidó meets former Brazillian President Jair Bolsonaro

The only “real” democratic institution in Venezuela, according to United States State Department spokesperson Ned Price, is one that has not met in seven years, writes Vijay Prashad.

Kirill Medvedev speaking at a protest in Moscow, Russia.

Moscow-based poet, translator, and activist Kirill Medvedev, of the Russian Socialist Movement, talks about President Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine and anti-war resistance at home.

GHG emissions

A new study reveals that scientists employed by fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil between 1977–2003 correctly predicted the rate of temperature rises as a result of carbon emissions, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Protesting attack on pensions in France

Millions of workers and youth in France mobilised on January 19 against the government's latest attack on pensions. John Mullen explains the background.

Kurdish protest in Paris January 2023 cr Sarah Glynn

A large march took place in Paris, on January 7, to demand justice for three Kurdish female activists assassinated by a Turkish gunman in that city 10 years ago. Sarah Glynn participated in the march.

razem zofia malisz

Polish left-wing party Razem (Together) International Office member Zofia Malisz discusses the party’s history, Polish politics and Razem’s views on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Brazil Jan 8 2023

PSOL has condemned the invasion by former far-right president Jair Bolsonaro supporters of the country’s National Congress, arguing it “represents an attempted coup”, reports Federico Fuentes.

Irvin Jim NUMSA

The answers for South Africa will have to come from struggle, National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) leader Irvin Jim tells Vijay Prashad and Zoe Alexandra.

Afghanistan

A new report reveals United States military officials knew that an August 2021 drone strike in Kabul likely killed Afghan civilians including children, but lied about it, writes Brett Wilkins.

Israel

An underreported news development from last year is the election of Benjamin Netanyahu's new government in Israel, reports Rupen Savoulian.

Pakistan floods

While floodwaters have receded across much of Pakistan, relief efforts continue to support flood-affected communities, reports Farooq Tariq.

Camacho culpable

A Bolivian court sentenced far-right Bolivian leader Luis Fernando Camacho to four months of preventive detention in the Chonchocoro Prison while investigation is underway in the ‘Coup d’état I’ case, reports People's Dispatch.

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