Imperialism
Refugee deaths in Mediterranean Sea Over 70 dead and scores missing after boat full of migrants sinks off Syrian coast

Most of the refugees were Lebanese or Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The boat had left the Miniyeh region a few days before and was headed for Europe

EU policies on refugees Europe’s treatment of refugees is racist and murderous 

The recent incident of refugees being stranded in the Mediterranean without assistance from coastal forces exemplifies a larger pattern of cruelty by European nations towards those fleeing conflict zones

Drone strikes at US military base in Syria’s al-Tanf reiterate its dubious role 

The base in al-Tanf was built by the US during the war against ISIS in 2016 without the consent of the Syrian government. The US is accused of using the base to train anti-Assad forces and steal the country’s resources 

Yemen conflict Fight breaks out among Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen’s Shabwah province 

Control over the oil-rich southeastern province has been a central issue among the warring factions in Yemen. The Houthis claim that Saudi-backed groups are working with imperialist forces to loot the country’s resources  

The West is experiencing a contraction of its power, not necessarily its decline

The strategists of the hegemonic country of the West, the US, without realizing the flagrant contraction, show unlimited ambition.

G7 Protest - Germany Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit

The three-day summit of the Group-7 (G7) countries is being held from June 26-28 in Krun in the Bavarian Alps with around 20,000 security personnel present in the region

NATO summit Spain Thousands take to streets against upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, Spain

Protesters claimed that NATO was responsible for various wars, from Yugoslavia to Libya, and is pushing for an arms race across the globe. They demanded that NATO be disbanded to ensure peace and stability in the world

What is the US strategy in Ukraine?

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the US strategy as the war in Ukraine crosses 100 days. He talks about the nature of US aid to Ukraine, its reluctance to encourage diplomacy and the prevailing views inside the establishment

Number of forcibly displaced people more than doubles in a decade to cross 100 million

For the first time in human history, the number of forcibly displaced people in the world has crossed 100 million.

Forcible displacement UNHRC Wars and conflicts forced over 100 million people to leave their homes globally

According to the UNHRC, due to the rise in wars and violence globally, the number of people forcibly displaced has more than doubled since 2012. The numbers are almost equally divided between those internally displaced and refugees

Muthaffar al-Nawab death Iraqi leftist poet Muthaffar al-Nawab dies aged 88  

A member of the Iraqi communist party, al-Nawab wrote poetry against capitalism and imperialism. He had lived widely across the Arab world after leaving Iraq in the 1960s due to persistent political persecution against communists 

India has a key role to play in a possible new world order

For India and other countries in the Global South, this moment offers challenges and provides glimpses of a possibility of a new world