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Assange US extradition case goes to UK Home Secretary, appeals remain and other stories

Today we look at the formal extradition order issued against Julian Assange, police repression of protests amid the crisis in Sri Lanka, and more

Blaise Compaoré convicted for the murder of revolutionary Burkinabé leader Thomas Sankara

The trial of Compaoré for the murder of revolutionary Thomas Sankara lasted six months and 100 witnesses testified against him and 13 others.

Russia-US talks continue, understanding UAE’s game plan in Yemen and other stories

Today we look at talks between the U.S. and Russia, a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a detention center in Yemen, and more

Sovereignty or dependence: Six reasons to not pay the IMF

When the payment of debt seems to be the only way forward, voices within the ruling party argue why, at the very least, debt should be suspended and denounced in international organizations

Amid overwhelming debt and despair, NYC’s yellow cab drivers begin hunger strike

The city’s iconic yellow cab drivers are fighting to end a crushing debt crisis, manufactured by the city and Wall Street profiteers

What Fidel Castro means to us.

In honor of Fidel Castro’s birthday, Vijay Prashad writes about his legacy for the peoples of the Third World and his clarity in raising the primary crises facing humanity

Tear down the racist statues, end racist debt and pay for equalizing reparations

The cancellation of racist debt and the payment of reparations must be central demands in the anti-racist, anti-colonial and anti-imperialist struggle

IMF Refuses Aid to Venezuela In the Midst of the Coronavirus Crisis

While the international financial body pledged to give economic support to countries struggling amid the pandemic, it obeyed US interests and denied a loan to Venezuela, a move likely to cost lives

International Colloquium denounces crimes of UN Mission in Haiti

Delegates from over 100 organizations gathered in in Port-au-Prince to bring to account those responsible for the 15 years of UN occupation in Haiti and design a strategy for justice and reparations for the survivors

The IMF and World Bank: Partners in Backwardness

Bonnie Faulkner speaks to Dr. Michael Hudson, a financial economist and historian about the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank on her podcast Guns and Butter

Argentina says: Never again IMF!

In the late 90s, IMF intervention in the Argentine economy led to a massive crisis and provoked a major social mobilization against the organization and the government. As president Mauricio Macri seeks to repeat history, the people are preparing for another huge round of protests

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