The death toll from a bridge collapse in the Italian city of Genoa has reached at least thirty-nine. The tragedy has ignited national frustration with crumbling infrastructure and economic austerity — and it’s Italy’s far-right that has taken most advantage. We speak to Steve Hellman, professor emeritus at York University.
Prof. Yitzhak Melamed was the victim of a hate crime in Bonn, perpetrated by those whose duty is to protect him
At the Fearless Cities Conference, Barcelona en Comú’s Gala Pin says cities are the future of democratic governance
IPS’s Khuri Peterson-Smith joins Marc Steiner to talk about the connection between the new US military budget and its direct connection to the the immigration crisis and Trump’s policies in both areas
Greek journalist Aris Chatzistefanou says austerity has degraded Greece’s ability to manage threats to public safety
Indigenous leader Larry Commodore returns to Canada after being released from an Israeli prison
Climate scientist Michael Mann says that, under a business-as-usual scenario, the mass displacement of billions could trigger an unprecedented national security crisis