World Politics

Report reveals US State Department gave money to firm tied to Haitian police

September 16, 2020

The Trump administration has heavily contributed to the Haitian police force, quadrupling U.S. contribution “from $2.8 million in 2016 to more than $12.4 million last year.”

European banks profiteering from environmental crimes in the Amazon

August 31, 2020

Top European banks are providing cash, liquidity and technical knowledge to international oil companies for extracting oil from the Amazon leaving trail of death and destruction in the wake of profiteering.

Today is the anniversary of the US organizing a coup in Iran

August 19, 2020

CIA documents offers key details on how the U.S. and Britain overthrew Iran’s democratic government in 1953, says the National Security Archives’ Malcolm Byrne

Lebanon’s future is uncertain after this month’s massive explosion

August 17, 2020

After protests, citizens are looking to end corruption once and for all.

Trump's cold war with China is heating up

Trump’s cold war with China is heating up

August 6, 2020

The world’s largest economic powers are in a battle for dominance complicated by the pandemic and Trump’s escalation.

Cornel West and Tricia Rose Talk AOC, Racial Justice, and More

August 4, 2020

The two say they want to address the urgency of the civil rights movement happening right now.

EU Shares Blame For Amazon’s Destruction, Research Shows

EU Shares Blame For Amazon’s Destruction, Research Shows

July 31, 2020

Despite criticizing Jair Bolsonaro’s right-wing government for environmental crimes, the EU is still the biggest consumer of deforestation-contaminated products from Brazil.

Black Americans, Black Brazilians Suffer More From COVID-19. Structural Racism Is To Blame.

Black Americans, Black Brazilians Suffer More From COVID-19. Structural Racism Is To Blame.

July 30, 2020

“Genocides don’t always have to be intentional. It’s about impact. Whether or not they have been planning to kill people, we know people are dying and Black people are dying disproportionately.”

Corporate Greed Drives COVID-19 Pandemic Inside Peruvian Amazon

Corporate Greed Drives COVID-19 Pandemic Inside Peruvian Amazon

July 15, 2020

Oil and mining industries are threatening energy price hikes, resisting legislation that would deny extraction activities in uncontacted areas of the Peruvian Amazon.

Malaysia Still Pushes False Claim That It Has Eradicated Poverty

Malaysia Still Vastly Undercounting People Living In Poverty

July 14, 2020

Malaysia must acknowledge that the country’s rapid economic growth has not benefited all of its residents, says Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.