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Twilight of the 20-Year occupation of Afghanistan: US soldiers sent to kill and die—for what?

The Biden administration has announced the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. What effect did the war have on those who served?

COVID-19 has unleashed death and dehumanization in India’s capital

Nitheesh Narayanan shares a first-hand account of helping a family through loss and bureacracy amid the COVID-19 crisis raging in India

How Venezuela is rebuilding its industrial base, one volunteer at a time

An organization of 2,270 volunteer workers is helping Venezuela boost its industrial capacity, devastated by years of US economic sanctions.

COVID-19 laid bare the struggles and exploitation that domestic workers face

While domestic workers number in the tens of millions—constituting a major proportion of India’s workforce—their labor is not formally recognized, and they lack essential rights and guarantees.

The enduring legacy of China’s Red Detachment of Women

On the eve of the Communist Party of China’s centenary in July 2021, the story of the country’s first women’s military brigade in the 1930s continues to find life in popular culture and the imagination of the Chinese people

Workers suffer as US pandemic relief bill goes nowhere in Congress

As the COVID-19 pandemic spirals out of control in the United States, inaction and deadlock in the government have left workers to fend for themselves amid mounting unemployment.

How 800 families descended from slaves could be pushed out by a Bolsonaro-US base deal in Brazil

The expansion of the Alcântara Launch Center could mean the removal of quilombola families and another affront to Brazilian sovereignty

How the privatization of medicine in India is accelerating its COVID-19 death toll

The COVID-19 crisis was an opportunity for the public systems to recapture their rightful position as the predominant health care providers in the country. But the public systems were unprepared for the task

Victims of nuclear bomb tests on US soil 75 years ago continue to seek justice

Before the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it conducted tests that have caused serious health issues to generations of New Mexico residents—who remain uncompensated

Haiti has a long history of being assaulted by its Latin American neighbors

A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.

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