Jair Bolsonaro
Activists denounce AUKUS alliance as a possible new Cold War and other stories

Today we look at the military pact between Australia, the US, and the UK; sanctions imposed against Guinea’s military junta; and more

‘Brazilians are hungry because they have no income, not because of a lack of production’: João Pedro Stedile

For Stedile, large sections of the bourgeoisie have already manifested their deep dissatisfaction with the Bolsonaro government but have not reached a consensus about an alternative

Bolsonaro marches against democracy in Brazil

Far-right Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has called on his supporters to participate in mass mobilizations on September 7, Brazilian Independence Day, amid a continued drop in approval ratings and increased scrutiny from both the legislative and judiciary over his government’s actions.

UN warns climate crisis behind looming famine in Madagascar and other stories

Today we look at the mass food insecurity amid a severe drought in Madagascar, the impact of a toxic leak in a mine on local communities in DR Congo, and more

Sheikh Jarrah families refuse deal with settlers, court defers ruling and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli Supreme Court hearing on the case of 4 families from Sheikh Jarrah, a referendum held in Mexico to decide if former presidents should be investigated, and more

Mass protests against Bolsonaro continue in Brazil

Organizers of the international action estimate that more than 600,000 people mobilized in 509 cities.

COVID-19 in Brazil: Over half a million deaths and a tale of political incompetence

The inadequate approach of Jair Bolsonaro’s administration has strongly contributed to the horrific death toll in Brazil due to COVID-19. Support for his policies has hit a record low, as he faces an inquiry for deliberately spreading the virus

Political prisoner and activist Father Stan Swamy dies at 84 in India and other stories

Today we look at the imprisonment and death of Indian activist Stan Swamy, the arrests of Palestinian activists by Israeli and Palestine Authority forces, and more

Mobilizations against Bolsonaro gain strength and mobilize around 750 thousand people

Actions for “Vaccine in the arm, food on the plate and get out Bolsonaro” were organized in at least 400 cities across Brazil and saw the participation of 750 thousand people

Hundreds of thousands hit the streets against Bolsonaro in Brazil

The triggering point for the protest was 500,000 deaths due to the pandemic in Brazil. Brazil has been reeling under the pandemic especially since the beginning of 2021 recording around 300,000 deaths and 10 million cases.

Brazil leads 2021 COVID-19 death toll worldwide. Number of victims nears 490k

The rate of death is 4.4x that of the rest of the world. “3 quarters of deaths in Brazil were preventable,” says epidemiologist

Palestinians hold solidarity marathon for Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan and other stories

Today we look at mobilisations by Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, the inquiry into Joyce Echaquan’s death and the Canadian government’s MMIWG action plan, and more

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