North America

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United States President Joe Biden is losing support from progressive Jews and Arab Americans, while Black church leaders have issued a public call for a ceasefire, reports Barry Sheppard.

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Neal Meyer is a national leader of Bread & Roses, a caucus of Marxist activists in the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). He spoke with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about the impact that Israel’s war on Gaza is having on US politics.

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Several of Israel’s allies have suspended funding to the United Nations agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) following allegations that 12 of its employees were involved in the October 7 attacks led by Hamas, reports Maureen Clare Murphy.

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Maree F Roberts reviews Vincent Bevins' book If We Burn: The Mass Protest Decade and the Missing Revolution. which chronicles the 2010's uprisings in Egypt, Brazil, Turkey, Ukraine and elsewhere, and asks why these mass protest movements failed to bring about revolutionary change.

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An abuse of process hearing has started against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for violence inflicted on Indigenous land defenders opposing construction of the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline across unceded Wet’suwet’en territory, reports Jeff Shantz.

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The United States and its allies bombed targets in Yemen, after the Houthi-led government hit commercial shipping to and from Israel in the Red Sea, in solidarity with the people of Gaza, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

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In the United States, despite the mainstream media’s backing of Israel’s genocidal war in Gaza, more young people in the US are critical of the war and taking leading roles in the movement against it, write Barry Sheppard and Malik Miah.

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Three Indigenous land defenders were found guilty of criminal contempt in a Canadian court on January 12 for their opposition to the construction of the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline on unceded Wet’suwet’en territory, reports Jeff Shantz.

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When the overwhelming majority of world governments call for a cease fire, it indicates Israel and its key ally the United States are under intense pressure from below, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

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In the first of our two-part interview, South African political economist and author Patrick Bond discusses modern-day imperial power and the role BRICS countries play in maintaining United States dominance with Green Left's Federico Fuentes.

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The crackdown against Palestine solidarity activists and movements in Canada has intensified, as the shadow of a 'new McCarthyism' hangs over the country's universities, reports Jeff Shantz.

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A recent legal appeal has further undermined the voting rights of people of colour in the United States and shows why a new civil rights movement is necessary, writes Malik Miah.