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Tiktok ban signed into law

Funding package signed by Biden that will ban Tiktok and provide USD 95 billion to Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan

Constituents mount pressure against US Senator Chuck Schumer, chief ally to Israel

Pro-Palestine activists continue to hound Schumer across New York City, labelling him as one of the highest-ranking supporters of Israeli genocide

US Senate passes massive Ukraine-Israel aid bill

The foreign aid bill is set to go to the House of Representatives, where it is unlikely to pass

US anti-war activists confront Senators, who are doubling down on support for Israel

The US government pushes for further escalation while the Palestine solidarity movement organizes for peace

After months of war and over 18,000 Gazans killed, US Senator Bernie Sanders calls for a ceasefire

The Senator, who repopularized socialism with an influential 2016 presidential campaign, had, until now, opposed the demand for a ceasefire

Senate Republicans block $111 billion aid package for Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan

The Democratic Party’s latest effort to fund proxy conflicts is thwarted by conservatives, who argued that there was not enough funding allocated to the US-Mexico border

Trump, Biden and the tale of US secrets

In US public perception, both Trump and Biden appear to have mishandled government secrets and now have a special counsel looking deeper into what they did wrong

Post US mid-terms, struggle on the streets will prove decisive

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News lists the key takeaways from the US midterm elections, including the decisive role of struggles on the streets during a time of political gridlock

Daily Round-Up | Ceasefire in Gaza after three days of Israeli bombings & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the ceasefire in Gaza, the swearing in of Colombia’s new leaders, a bill passed by the US Senate, and the latest from the Iran nuclear deal

Tsunami causes ‘unprecedented disaster’ in Tonga, oil spill in Peru and other stories

Today we look at a major oil on Peru’s coast, the death of a Tunisian protestor injured in a violent police crackdown, and more

Violence against migrants and refugees at Greece-Turkey border and other stories

Today we look at the violence against migrants at the Turkey-Greece border, the seizure of 36 news sites by the US Justice Dept., and more

ICC announces investigation into Israel’s war crimes in Palestine and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the ICC’s decision to launch an investigation into Israeli war crimes in Palestine, the ongoing brutal crackdown on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed by the US House of Representatives, and the anti-government protests in Chile