Imperialism & war

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.

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.

Call to Peace

Melbourne-based visual artist Nina Sanadze launched her thought-provoking installation Call to Peace on March 27, reports Mayura Ashok.

War and climate change are linked: one cannot be solved without solving the other, and neither can be resolved by capitalism. Because this is all too obvious, William Briggs argues a lot of time and effort is spent on obscuring the truth.

The Palm Sunday march on April 10 took up the intersecting issues of war, refugees and climate emergency.

Morrison, Joyce and Dutton are salivating at the prospect of purchasing hypersonic missiles. They believe it will make Australia “attractive” — in an existentially doomed way — to other powers in the region, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Hungary anti-LGBTI referendum

Viktor Orbán’s conservative-nationalist Fidesz party won the April 3 Hungarian general elections, but failed to achieve the required votes on an anti-LGBTI referendum, reports Dick Nichols.

Stop Putin

Vitaliy Dudin discusses Russia’s invasion, the peoples’ resistance to it and key issues such as Ukraine’s far right, NATO and sending weapons to Ukraine.

Fujimori - April 5 never again

Protests erupted after Peru’s Constitutional Court reinstated a 2017 pardon granted to imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori, reports Ben Radford.

The integrated nature of the world's economies means that it is a fiction that national budgets are divorced from the global setting, William Briggs explains.

Anti war protest in St Petersburg

Russian feminist activist and historian Ella Rossman, from Feminist Anti-War Resistance, talks about the challenges this new movement faces.

Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukrainian socialist group Social Movement has criticised president Volodymyr Zelensky for banning 11 political parties and undermining labour rights, saying the actions risk undermining resistance to Russia's invasion, writes Federico Fuentes.

Solar PV project in Cuba

Cuba has been revitalising its energy sector for the past 25 years, reports Ian Ellis-Jones. The result has been a rise in efficiency and a significant reduction in emissions.

Palestine flag

A US$1.2 billion contract between Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Israeli government provides cloud services for the Israeli apartheid state to spy on Palestinians, reports Ramzy Baroud.

Refugee

The outpouring of support for Ukrainian refugees contrasts with the brutality shown to those fleeing wars in Africa and the Middle East, writes Rupen Savoulian

Slick TV ads are part of the new wave of war propaganda to justify a bloody “Aussie” arms export dream, argues Peter Boyle.

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