Imperialism
“Conflict between president and PM is a conflict between the Somali people and imperialist forces”

Parliamentary elections in Somalia are set to be concluded by February 25 amid tensions between the president and the prime minister. Mohamed Hassan, historian and former diplomat, explains the political situation, the role of foreign powers, especially the UAE, and the truth behind Shabaab

Socialist Protest - Slovakia (1) Anti-imperialists in Slovakia protest proposal for defense agreement with US

Talks on the Agreement on Defence Cooperation between Slovakia and the US concluded earlier this month. The agreement, likely to be approved in January 2022, is being criticized by progressive sections as a move that will compromise the sovereignty of Slovakia

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

Polytechnic Uprising - Greece 1 Greeks mark 48th anniversary of Polytechnic uprising with massive mobilizations

The Athens Polytechnic uprising of 1973 started as a student strike which escalated into a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the US-backed right-wing military junta. The uprising was brutally suppressed on November 17

COP26 to address Loss and Damage as frontline communities excluded and other stories

Today we look at the COP26 conference and climate finance, the preliminary results of Nicaragua’s general election, and more

COP26: At Glasgow, people’s movements call for systemic change

While the world’s leaders traded in vague promises, people’s movements hit the streets of Glasgow to demand systemic and structural solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change

Colin Powell. Former US secretary of state Colin Powell leaves legacy of war crimes and lies

Post September 11, 2001, Powell, along with secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld and president George Bush Jr, was among the leading architects of the so-called global war on terror that killed almost a million people across the globe

Imperialism then and now: [3] Capital relocation, inequality, encroachment and protracted crisis

Prabhat Patnaik shows that as capital is relocated, real wages do not rise, inequality widens, and global demand is suppressed

Protests erupt at the opening of biennial international arms fair in London

The  Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair is held at the Exhibition Centre London where armament manufacturers showcase their latest products and technologies

Guinean military detains president and dissolves government in coup and other stories

Today we look at the coup staged by the military in Guinea, the escape of 6 Palestinians from the Gilboa prison in Israel, and more

Mapping Faultlines: Post-Afghanistan, what lies ahead for Central Asia?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the situation in Central Asia following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. He also look at the American strategy over the years in the country and the options it has in today’s context

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