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WHO to hold first in-person assembly since onset of pandemic

The World Health Assembly is going to discuss topics of great relevance for our times, but in order to make necessary change the WHO must step up and recognize the fundamental issues plaguing global governance of health

UN Special Rapporteur’s book on Julian Assange lays bare a decade-long witchhunt

Nils Melzer’s The Trial of Julian Assange details how the whistleblower was “persecuted and abused for exposing the dirty secrets of the powerful, including war crimes, torture and corruption”

Definition of COVID-19 death and its importance from a public health standpoint

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about how a clear definition of a COVID-19-related death is essential for good public health policy

Plastic waste Enzyme engineered by AI devoured entire plastic tray within 48 hours: study

A recent research suggests an enzyme has been developed that can digest plastic at a faster pace. It was developed with the help of artificial intelligence tools

Plants grown on Moon soil Scientists over the Moon: plants grow on lunar soil

Researchers used soil collected from the moon during Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions to grow plants

How the Ukraine war has contributed to Global Food Crisis

John Ross of the No Cold War platform talks about the impact of the Ukraine war on the global food crisis and how sanctions by the US and its allies will worsen the situation

Why “Bolivia is the center of the world” for people’s movements

Bolivia is the center of the world, as is North Dakota or Chiapas, or the poor neighborhoods of Caracas. We have fought to defend life itself, to nourish it, and to watch it grow with dignity.

Jeremy Corbyn: It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

We don’t face multiple separate crises. The system itself is the crisis and must be overcome, replaced and transformed.

“Democracy for who?”: People’s Summit runs counter to Biden’s imperialist Summit of the Americas

The People’s Summit has announced their program of panel discussions, workshops, and cultural activities, bringing together diverse voices

Petermann Ice Shelf Recovery of broken ice shelves more difficult than expected

Scientists fear that the Petermann Ice Shelf, Greenland’s second-largest, could break down and not recover until the Earth’s climate cools down substantially

Israel must stop its murderous attacks on Palestinian journalists and people

Over 20 progressive news outlets, including TeleSUR TV and Pan African TV, have signed a statement condemning the assassination of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Ocean memory loss ‘Ocean memory’ on decline due to climate change

Ocean memory loss will not only have an impact on the predictability of physical variables but also can influence the management of sensitive marine ecosystems

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