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UN General Assembly and Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Voices and visions

Vijay Prashad talks about the speech by Colombian President Gustavo Petro at the UN General Assembly and the recent meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Samarkand

“Democracy is our word”: Historic exchange between Venezuela, Cuba, and US working people held in New York

On September 25, diplomats from Global South nations including Cuba and Venezuela, organizers, and working people gathered in Harlem to challenge imperialism

Filipinos in the US protest far-right President Marcos at his UN-debut

US-based Filipino organizations confront the dictatorial leadership of the Philippines, as President Marcos Jr. encourages US investors to exploit his nation

Daily Round-up | Report on killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at stories from the UN General Assembly, a strike by dockworkers in the UK, an investigation into the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh, and anti-government protests in Moldova

77th UN General Assembly opens in New York amid a world in crisis

The session opens as crises wreak havoc across the globe, prompting mass protest from people around the world. How will the UN respond?

Russia suspended from the UN Human Rights Council

China and Cuba opposed the resolution sponsored by the US and supported mostly by its allies in Europe and the Americas.

Venezuela’s efforts to overcome the pandemic, political crisis, and sanctions

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Peoples Dispatch spoke with Carlos Ron, Venezuela’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for North America.

18 countries issue call for defense of UN charter

The first ministerial meeting of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter was held in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Many of the members are targets of unilateral sanctions by the US and the European Union

Argentina rejects Bolivian de-facto president’s statements at the UN assembly

Bolivian de-facto president, Jeanine Áñez, accused Argentine President of attacking Bolivian democracy by harboring ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales in his country

189 countries unite to demand end to US sanctions on Cuba

The United Nations General Assembly voted by a margin of 189-2 to demand that the sanctions be withdrawn. The United States and Israel were the only countries that voted against the resolution.