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Indonesia court rejects permit plea for palm oil plantations in Papua and other stories

Today we look at a court order denying permits for palm oil plantations in Papua, the Marriage Equality bill passed by Chile’s parliament, and more

Tory government’s Health and Care Bill passed in UK House of Commons and other stories

Today we look at the UK’s Health and Social Care Bill and it’s impact on the NHS, a US jury ruling holding pharmacies liable for the opioid crisis, and more

Our future vs. neoliberalism

In country after country around the world, people are rising up to challenge entrenched, failing neoliberal political and economic systems, with mixed but sometimes promising results.

Chile’s congress passes plan to expand access to abortion services and other stories

Today we look at a bill to decriminalize abortion tabled in Chile’s congress, a report on alleged sexual abuse during the WHO’s response to an Ebola outbreak in the DRC, and more

Protests and blockades across India as farmers’ struggle marks 10 months and other stories

Today we look at the countrywide shutdown in India to mark 10 months of the farmers’ struggle, the release of Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar from prison, and more

Taliban declares general ‘amnesty’ as evacuations resume in Kabul and other stories

Today we look at the evacuations in Afghanistan and remarks by EU countries regarding possible refugees, ongoing rescue efforts after the earthquake in Haiti, and more

Workers at BHP-owned Escondida mine in Chile set to go on strike and other stories

Today we look at an upcoming strike by workers at Chile’s Escondida mine, the dispute between unions and employers amid wage talks in South Africa, and more

Women across Latin America and the Caribbean rise up against patriarchy, femicides and capitalism

From Argentina to Mexico, millions of women took to the streets to demand equality in the most unequal region of the world, and to proclaim that they refuse to continue being marginalized, discriminated against, excluded, and murdered

ICC announces investigation into Israel’s war crimes in Palestine and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the ICC’s decision to launch an investigation into Israeli war crimes in Palestine, the ongoing brutal crackdown on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed by the US House of Representatives, and the anti-government protests in Chile

What is happening in Latin America with vaccine roll-out?

In Latin American and the Carribean region, so far, nine countries have begun inoculating their populations against COVID-19 and all of them are providing free vaccination to all citizens

The revolutionaries, when they rise, care for nothing but love

In his weekly newsletter for the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, Vijay Prashad discusses the 10 year anniversary of the beginning of the “Arab Spring”

How Venezuela has held back COVID-19 in spite of the US sanctions stranglehold on its economy

María Lourdes Urbaneja Durant tells Vijay Prashad that despite sabotage by the US, Venezuela has been able to curb the spread of COVID-19 through “participation of the people”

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