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Wildfires show that climate change will not impact just the global south

Prabir Purkayastha talks about the wildfires in California and how it can no longer be denied that climate change is the underlying cause.

How US aggression on China will destabilize global trade and tech

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent developments in the US-China ‘trade war’ which has escalated following a number of recent aggressive US measures against China in the trade and tech sectors.

FB whistleblower confirms how social network benefitted from fake news, bots and misinformation

Sophie Zhang, former data scientist at Facebook, reveals how she fought to remove bot accounts and sophisticated networks that targeted users in different countries to manipulate elections, and spread misinformation.

To Succeed, Struggles Have to Be Connected, Not Localized: Fayrouz Sharqawi

Vijay Prashad talks to Fayrouz Sharqawi of Grassroots Al-Quds on the impact of Israeli occupation of the people of Palestine and the kind of resistance that exists on the ground

If Julian Is Guilty So Am I: Roger Waters

Vijay Prashad talks to musician Roger Waters on the trial of Julian Assange

Will India’s app ban hurt the Chinese economy?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the most recent ban on 118 Chinese apps imposed by the Indian government

COVID-19 vaccine: Emergency use authorization?

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about the decision of the US Food and Drug Administration to declare September 3 as the potential target date for the release of a vaccine for COVID-19

Report says top Facebook executive in India openly backed Modi on internal company group

A report by Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook’s policy head for the region, Ankhi Das, had said in an internal post “We lit a fire to his (Modi) social media campaign and the rest is of course history”

The raging power struggle in North Africa and Mediterranean

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the faultlines emerging in west Asia and north Africa where Turkey and the Gulf monarchies have been engaging in a geopolitical contest

US Threatens Fresh Sanctions Against Iran, JCPOA Members

The US withdrew from the JCPOA or the Iran nuclear deal in 2018. However, it is now trying to get sanctions imposed on Iran claiming violations of a deal it is not even part of

COVID 19: For how long do antibodies stay?

Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about the immunity developed in recovered COVID-19 patients and also the immunity that the potential vaccines can induce.

Brexit, COVID and the continuing ambiguity in Britain

Vijay Prashad, Executive Director, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, talks to Musician Pandit G of the Asian Dub Foundation speak of the power of music and community in fighting the evils of society.

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