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Given the potential for Putin’s horrific war on Ukraine to grow, an understandable impulse is to frame him as ‘evil’ and a threat to us all. Aleks Wansbrough argues that this bolsters the narrative that West cannot accede to any of Putin’s demands, thereby dooming Ukraine to Putin’s violence.

'Freedom Convoy' Canada

In response to the so-called "Freedom Convoys", Canada’s Liberal government invoked the Emergencies Act, but Jeff Shantz argues this move should be viewed as a danger to community organisers and the left.

Ottawa convoy counter-protester

Jeff Shantz describes the community counter-protests that have risen up to challenge the far-right-led "Freedom Convoys" this month.

Pedro Castillo

Since Peruvian president Pedro Castillo’s electoral victory in June, right-wing and anti-democratic forces have continued to campaign to remove him from office, reports Ben Radford.

About 10,000 anti-vaccination protesters from around the country converged on Parliament House on February 12. Kerry Smith reports.

Anti-war protest in the United States. Photo: Code Pink/Twitter

The United States and its backing of far-right forces in Ukraine is the biggest impediment to peace, writes Barry Sheppard.

The far-right Freedom Convoy has been calling for PM Justin Trudeau to resign. Instead, Conservatives leader and convoy supporter Erin O’Toole has fallen, writes Jeff Shantz.

Journalists cameras

Kurdish journalists continue to be killed or jailed simply for reporting the news, reports Steve Sweeney.

Canada far right Freedom Convoy 2022

A mass mobilisation of far-right forces across Canada took place at the end of January and early February, reports Jeff Shantz, as thousands descended on Ottawa to culminate the “Freedom Convoy 2022”.

Crowds outside the Honduran National Congress

Leftist Libertad y Refundación (Libre) party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya won November’s presidential elections in Honduras with 51% of the vote — the highest proportion of votes for a presidential candidate in Honduran history, reports Ben Radford.

Green Left speaks to Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) leader Roberto Robaina about Jair Bolsonaro’s extreme right project, the upcoming elections and how Brazil might fit into the new wave of left governments in the region.

Donald Trump is aiming to take back the majority in the Senate and the House in November, aided by voter suppression, as stage one of his 2024 presidential re-election campaign, write Barry Sheppard and Malik Miah.