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A Mother in ICE Detention Pleads for Her Life

No one deserves to die from COVID-19 because of government abuse and indifference. The government has a duty to adequately and humanely care for those it has taken and detained.

Tatalu Helen Dada ·

Nigeria Reports Chloroquine Overdoses After Trump—Without Evidence—Touted Drug as Possible Coronavirus Treatment

"It only took a day for the president's tweets to get people hospitalized."

Jake Johnson ·

Largely Driven by Climate Crisis, 9 Out of 10 Least-Reported Humanitarian Crises of 2019 Were in Africa

"Does a crisis really happen if it is not in the headlines? YES."

Julia Conley ·

A Lesson from West Africa, a Global Inequality Ground Zero

To end poverty at the bottom of our economic orders, we need to stop wealth from concentrating at the top.

Sam Pizzigati ·

UN Agency Decries 'Shocking Scale' of Attacks on Children in Conflict Zones

"Children are being targeted and exposed to attacks and brutal violence in their homes, schools, and playgrounds."

Jessica Corbett ·

Violence Spreads the Famine, and the Famine Will Spread Violence

In relation to conflict-driven famines, it becomes even more imperative to resist the U.S. government's allocation of $700 billion to the Department of Defense

Kathy Kelly ·

In a "World of Plenty," G7 Must Fight Famine

'Political failure has led to these crises—political leadership is needed to resolve them'

Tharanga Yakupitiyage, IPS News ·

It’s Time to Reawaken the Spirit of Occupy for the Starving Millions

How is it possible that so many people still die from severe malnutrition and lack of access to basic resources in the 21st century? The time has come for a huge resurgence of the spirit that animated Occupy protests from 2011, but now focused on the worsening reality of mass starvation in the midst of plenty.

Adam Parsons ·

People Are Looking Death In The Face While We Turn The Other Cheek

The UN has warned that 20 million people are on the tipping point of unprecedented famine in four countries.

Phoebe Wynn-Pope ·

Leaked Emails Show Big Oil Execs Oversaw 'Vast Bribery Scheme' in Nigeria

'This is one of the worst corruption scandals the oil industry has ever seen, and this is the biggest development so far'

Lauren McCauley ·

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