Three years after a wave of protests rocked Iraq, not much has changed with respect to the structure of the economy or political system. A new government is in place, but faces numerous challenges, reports Peoples Dispatch.
"From Here to Equality" is unlike any other book written about U.S. slavery, its impact on the global economy, and what’s owed to the descendants of slaves, writes Timothy Harun in a review.
The Biden administration’s aggressive sanctions aim to “kneecap” China’s tech sector. A former Pentagon official acknowledged it is a “disproportionate” and “unilateral” attack, a “form of economic containment.” Benjamin Norton reports.
Setareh Sadeghi, an Esfahan, Iran-based scholar and teacher, provides Max Blumenthal with a complex view of Iran’s protests against the country’s morality police and the death of Mahsa Amini.
The United States and NATO's escalating war with Russia in Ukraine has raised the danger of nuclear war to a level that U.S. President Joe Biden has compared to the 1962 Cuban missile crisis. Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies explore how Biden and his allies have made decisions to keep escalating the war, despite the danger that the Ukraine conflict will lead to nuclear war.
The UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) became “hostage to the Moroccan authorities,” unable even “to report on the human rights situation in the territory,” said Kamal Fadel, Western Sahara’s representative to Australia and the Pacific. Pavan Kulkarni reports for Peoples Dispatch.