Peoples Dispatch
How can we solve inequality?

Oxfam’s latest report on global inequality has highlighted some alarming statistics on how wealth distribution has worsened during the pandemic.

Andrew Jennings redefined sports journalism and exposed corruption in the Olympics and football

Renowned journalist Andrew Jennings, who exposed corruption in the highest levels of sport, died recently. We bring you a discussion on his legacy and the challenges before sports journalists today

Following historic strike by French educators, government comes to the negotiating table

Thousands of teachers and education sector staff struck work across France on January 13 against the French government’s erratic rules regarding testing at schools. They also sought better safety measures and working conditions

20 years after it opened, Guantanamo Bay continues to be a symbol of injustice

In these 20 years of operations, only 12 detainees have been charged and just 2 convicted of any crimes by the Military Commissions.

As France’s vaccine pass proposal passes in National Assembly, left decries technocratic logic

On Thursday, the French National Assembly passed a bill calling for making vaccine passes mandatory with 214 votes in favor, 93 against and 27 abstentions. The Senate will vote on the bill early next week

Kazakhstan’s president seeks CSTO assistance following violent protests

The Collective Security Treaty Organization has reportedly agreed to temporarily deploy peacekeeping forces following the protests continuing after the main demands of those on the streets were met

Cambodia’s NagaWorld workers continue strike despite arrests and crackdown

Union organizers and striking workers at Cambodia’s largest casino and luxury resort have been arrested in recent crackdowns. The workers are demanding the reinstatement of those fired last year and negotiations on wages

As Iran honors Qassem Soleimani, Ebrahim Raisi demands that Trump be put on trial

Mobilizations were held across Iran on Monday on the second anniversary of the assassination of major general Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a drone attack sanctioned by then US president Donald Trump

Workers of Clover, South Africa’s largest dairy company, set to intensify resistance

Peoples Dispatch spoke to John Appolis, general secretary of the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (Giwusa), about the ongoing indefinite strike by workers at the Israeli-owned dairy giant Clover

Inflation in the US: Causes and consequences

High inflation rates have caused great difficulty for the working people of the US for months now. In November, as inflation soared yet again, Eugene Puryear analyzed the reasons for the crisis in the country

2021 has proven that the workers united will not be defeated

An eruption of strikes. Major contract wins. Workers quitting low-wage jobs in unprecedented numbers. All signaled that workers en masse are ready to reclaim their power.

Global Migration Indicators report summarizes 2020 for migrants across the world

The Global Migration Indicators report by the International Organization for Migration is here, with an update on how COVID-19 affected migration around the world.

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