Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News explains the debates around Title 42, the suffering of refugees on the US-Mexico border, and how both parties are playing politics with the issue
Today we look at a public hearing in Colombia’s False Positives scandal, acute food insecurity and drought in the Horn of Africa, and more
Across the United States, public figures and everyday people came together in support of Melissa Lucio, sentenced to death without evidence
The conservative-majority court is now deliberating after hearing arguments on a case banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy
In the new edition of Peoples Health Dispatch, listen to Leigh Kamore Haynes and Ana Vračar from the People’s Health Movement discuss these developments and their implications.
The Texas bill that severely restricts abortion has set a dangerous precedent which will allow other conservative States to challenge reproductive rights through similar bills
For too long, politicians relied on the Supreme Court to uphold the right to an abortion. Now that the Texas law has been allowed to take effect, its prime targets are low-income people of color.
Today we look at the indictment of police and paramedics in the killing of Elijah McClain, the new abortion law enforced in the US state of Texas, and more
In today’s episode we take a look at the recent detention of Rohingya refugees in the Jammu region, the “Bloody Sunday” raids by security forces in the Philippines, the continued persecution of pro-democracy protesters in Thailand, and the broader context of the recent electricity blackout in the state of Texas
The recent grid failure in Texas and the catastrophe that followed reveals the risks of de-regulation in the power sector which is a philosophy that has been adopted across the world
Initial estimates show 70 people died due to the storm while thousands were left without water and millions without electricity. Activists allege that the impact of the storm was exacerbated due to the mismanagement of power companies
The administrations of Texas, Ohio, Alabama, Oklahoma and Iowa took steps to postpone or halt non-essential medical procedures, and included abortions in the category. This was under the pretext of making more facilities available for COVID-19 patients