UN WFP warns of severe hunger crisis across Afghanistan and other stories

Today we look at protests in Afghanistan and reports of widespread hunger, the rescue efforts in Haiti, protests against Jair Bolsonaro by Indigenous communities and workers in Brazil, and more

August 19, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the protests held on Afghanistan’s Independence Day and a looming hunger crisis; the situation in Haiti as search and rescue efforts continue; the mobilisations by Indigenous communities and workers across Brazil against the neoliberal policies of Jair Bolsonaro; and the ongoing strike for a fair contract by Nabisco workers across 3 states in the US.