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Afghanistan food crisis 20 million Afghans experiencing acute food shortage: IPC

“With 38% of the population targeted for humanitarian food assistance, nearly 20 million people – representing half the country’s population – is still experiencing high and critical levels of acute food insecurity,” IPC’s findings note

Latin American and Caribbean leaders convene Escazú accord meeting and other stories

Today we look at the first meeting of the Escazu environmental agreement in Chile, renewed Israeli air attacks on besieged Gaza, and more

Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

COVID-19 in the US COVID-19: the poor people’s pandemic

The Poor People’s Pandemic Report takes a hard look at the intersections between COVID-19, poverty and race in the United States

People’s Summit to highlight inequality in face of Biden’s Summit of the Americas

A diverse coalition of US-based organizations is organizing an alternative to the OAS summit, shedding light on inequality and imperialism

Report: poor and marginalized especially hit by US COVID-19 death toll and other stories

Today we look at a report on COVID-19’s impact on existing disparities in the US, a hunger strike by imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, and more

US to close Red Hill facility that poisoned Hawaii’s water supply and other stories

Today we look at a missile attack by Israeli on Syria, the Pentagon’s decision to shut down the Red Hill tank farm in Hawai’i, and more

US police monitored journalists, activists after George Floyd’s murder and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police surveillance of activists in the US, the trial of 3 former health ministers for mass forced sterilizations in Peru and more

Report: U.S. “maximum pressure” campaign driving inflation in Iran and other stories

Today we look at a report on the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran; the week-long fighting between SDF and IS in Al-Hasakah, Syria; and more

Health crises in fragile states need urgent attention

While the world remains focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, a pandemic of conflict continues to undermine the health of billions of people around the globe

2021 sees drastic rise in migrant deaths, detentions off Libyan coast and other stories

Today we look at migrant deaths and detentions in the Mediterranean Sea, repression of Palestinian prisoners protesting Israeli violence, and more

Millions head to the polls amid socio-economic crisis in South Africa and other stories

Today we look at the local elections in South Africa, renewed protests against the lese majeste laws in Thailand, and more

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