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'Go Away! Go Away!' Factory Workers Heckle Belarusian Strongman as Nationwide General Strike Kicks Off

"Lukashenko is a former president," said one strike leader. "He needs to go."

Jake Johnson ·


'Screams of Torture' as Authoritarian Government in Belarus Continues Attacks on Protesters, Journalists

Following what pro-democracy advocates say was a rigged election, world leaders condemn the violence against protestors and the press, and the authoritarian regime's main opponent has fled the country.

Lisa Newcomb ·


Public Money to Plunder the Planet: Development Banks Fund Big Meat and Dairy

The goal should be climate resilience and mitigation that helps empower local communities, indigenous peoples and workers while diminishing market power of oligopolies in agribusiness that drives social and environmental standards towards a race to the bottom.

Shefali Sharma ·


America Bravely Marches Towards 'Failed State' Status

Societies that tolerate deep divides in income and wealth, new research suggests, invite pandemic disasters. And while President Donald Trump makes an obvious and deserving target, the real failures of our ruling order predate his troubled and reckless administration.

Sam Pizzigati ·


COVID-19 Reveals the Inherent Vindictiveness of Migration Detention

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the glaring injustices of the immigration detention system.

Michael Flynn ·


So Long to American Exceptionalism

Over there is now over here: America’s pandemic role reversal.

Karen Greenberg ·


Getting Trumped by Covid-19

A journal of the onset of the plague year.

Ann Jones ·


The Virus of Nuclear Proliferation

Rather than addressing the promising path forward provided by the new Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to finally ban the bomb, the U.S. launched a new initiative.

Alice Slater ·


Millions Expected to Join Global Women's March to 'Act as a Catalyst for Political and Social Change'

"Together, we will inspire change and launch women and their allies into a new decade of activism."

Jessica Corbett ·


US Isolated at 'Failed' Anti-Abortion Summit in Nairobi

Conservative protests against global development conference in Kenya fail to draw crowds, or derail commitments.

Nandini Archer ·

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