Inequality
The Pandemic Treaty Proposal expands global health inequities

The World Health Assembly Special Session in November will be considering the benefits of developing a new international instrument on pandemic preparedness and response. Rich countries are using the opportunity to sideline discussions on equity in public health

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.

Hunger stalks the United States

The Unity and Survival Program of the Philadelphia Liberation Center provided essential food support to a struggling population as the pandemic wreaked havoc. Their success demonstrates that the problem of hunger haunting the United States can be solved with the right political will

The long shadow of hunger in India

From tribal communities in the forests to daily wage workers in the metros, hunger afflicted millions of Indians throughout the last year. Meanwhile, the central government had massive stocks of grain

Hunger is the story of our time

Hunger continues to take lives across the world, every day. This global failure stems from the very nature of capitalism itself.

“China’s successful battle against poverty is a part of its process of socialist construction”

A recent study published by the Tricontinental: Institute of Social Research provides a detailed understanding of methods and motivations behind the Chinese initiative, which has lifted more than 850 million people out of absolute poverty since 1949

SOFI report Hunger In 2020, rise in number of those affected by chronic hunger was more than last 5 years combined

The report underlines the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts as the major reasons for rising hunger in the world. It asks countries to increase social spending, end conflicts, and transform agriculture to let people grow what they can eat

Communist Party of China celebrates 100 years

President Xi Jinping addressed the nation at Beijing’s Tiananmen square and stated the party has achieved its first centenary goal of making China a moderately prosperous society.

China pulls itself out of poverty 100 years into its Revolution

As China celebrates the major milestone of 100 years of the Communist Party of China, it also marks the achievement of the complete eradication of absolute poverty

To end the HIV/AIDS pandemic, we need to end inequities

At 40 years since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the People’s Health Movement speaks to South African activist Mark Heywood

Colombians continue to resist as national strike completes 15 days

Enduring brutal police and military repression, hundreds of thousands of Colombians continue to remain on the streets against neoliberalism and violence, for life, peace, justice and democracy

Colombia’s leaders want to stain their country with the blood of the working class

In the face of a state that assassinates its own people, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting.

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