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US State Department accusation of China ‘genocide’ relied on data abuse and baseless claims by far-right ideologue

U.S. State Department accusation of China ‘genocide’ relied on data abuse and baseless claims by far-right ideologue

The Trump and Biden administrations have relied on the work of a right-wing religious extremist, Adrian Zenz, for their “genocide” accusation against China. A close review of Zenz’s research reveals flagrant data abuse and outright falsehoods.

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Ecosocialism versus degrowth: a false dilemma

Ecosocialism versus degrowth: a false dilemma

Ecosocialists and degrowthers need to map the many overlaps of their views to improve the effectiveness of their shared struggle for an ecologically-sound and socially-fair world free from patriarchal, racial and colonial legacy.

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IN the week before the historic nationwide farmers’ struggle completed three months on February 26, the BJP has begun to pay a heavy political price for its pro-corporate adamancy.

BJP begins to pay political price as farmers struggle completes three months

IN the week before the historic nationwide farmers’ struggle completed three months on February 26, the BJP has begun to pay a heavy political price for its pro-corporate adamancy.

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Malcolm X

FBI, NYPD exposed: Deathbed confession shines new light on assassination of Malcolm X

Without any training, Wood’s job was to infiltrate civil rights organizations and encourage leaders and members to commit felonious acts. He was also tasked with ensuring that Malcolm X’s security detail was arrested days prior to the assassination, guaranteeing Malcolm X didn’t have door security while at the Audubon Ballroom.

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Illegal logging on Pirititi indigenous Amazon lands. (Photo: Flickr - quapan)

We have to change our suicidal ways and reconcile with nature to tackle climate crises and pandemics

Every day, entrepreneurs in Brazil cut down more of the Amazon to produce cheap soybeans for animals in Europe and America. Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia tear up their forests to produce cheap coffee and palm oil for the world.

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President Joe Biden

U.S. bombs Syria and ridiculously claims self defense

On orders of President Biden, the United States has launched an airstrike on a facility in Syria. As of this writing the exact number of killed and injured is unknown, with early reports claiming “a handful” of people were killed.

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Is the world poor, or unjust?

Social media has been ablaze with this question recently. We know we face a crisis of mass poverty: the global economy is organized in such a way that nearly 60% of humanity is left unable to meet basic needs. But the question at stake this time is different.

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José Balmes (Chile), Lota el Silencio, 2007.

Your privileges are not Universal

Stencilled in red on the walls of Santiago, Chile is a statement of fact: ‘your privileges are not universal’ (tus privilegios no son universales).

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Steven Donziger: The man who stood up to an oil giant, and paid the price

Hundreds of law students announce boycott of Chevron law firm Seward & Kissel for “unethical” private prosecution of human rights attorney Steven Donziger

Students from over 50 leading U.S. law schools–including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and New York University–have announced a recruiting boycott of a prominent Chevron law firm to protest its “unethical” private prosecution of U.S. human rights lawyer Steven Donziger after he helped win a $9.5 billion pollution judgment against Chevron.

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Cuba health official

Cuba has assisted almost one third of the world’s population in health care

In the six decades of Cuban medical collaboration abroad, its health personnel have assisted 1.988 billion people in the world, almost a third of mankind, said Dr. Jorge Delgado Bustillo, director of the Central Unit for Medical Cooperation (UCCM).

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Volunteers packing food for people affected by the pandemic

Human nature is no barrier to socialism

Of all the reasons to be angry during the pandemic—the profit-first response of governments, the neglected state of the health system, the environmental crisis underpinning the disaster, the millions dead—it has been people buying extra toilet paper that has elicited the most outrage.

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Closed Covid-19 prevention

Developing Countries struggling to cope with COVID-19

SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is adversely impacting most developing countries disproportionately, especially the United Nations’ least developed countries (LDCs) and the World Bank’s low-income countries (LICs).

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Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, former Prime Minister of Ghana and Pan-Africanist visionary who was voted as “Africa’s Man of the Millennium.” [Source: africanglobe.net]

How did a fateful CIA coup—executed 55 years ago this February 24—doom much of sub-Saharan Africa?

Fifty-five years ago on this day, the fate of Africa was irrevocably altered when the CIA sponsored a 1966 coup d’état against Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, former Prime Minister of Ghana and Pan-Africanist visionary who was voted as “Africa’s Man of the Millennium.”

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Dzungar genocide(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Does the West repeating claims of China committing genocide in Xinjiang reify it?

The Jewish Virtual Library quotes Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels as having said: “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

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Medical Racism Has Shaped U.S. Policies for Centuries / Photo: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen

Medical racism has shaped U.S. policies for centuries

The link between the 1793 yellow fever epidemic and the coronavirus.

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Source for Figures 1-3: The State of Food Insecurity and Nutrition in the World 2020, FAO and others

Hunger, again

The world has been preoccupied with the COVID-19 pandemic, and this has also affected policymakers everywhere. There is much more recognition today of the terrible effects of underfunding public health over decades and how this affects the resilience of economies and societies.

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Setting fires to stay warm

Ice and blood in Texas

Avoidable deaths, not avoided.

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Jeff Bezos, recently retired CEO of Amazon, whose warehouses were notoriously unhygienic

What coronavirus taught us about the ruling class

If half a million people in the United States were murdered by an evil cult, the leaders of which said that they would keep killing thousands a day to satisfy their rapacious urge for power and money, what do you think the response would be?

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Race/Ethnicity

Demographic characteristics of people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with states to provide more information on the demographic characteristics of vaccinated people.

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