The International Criminal Court's arrest warrant issued against Russian President Vladimir Putin had led to speculation about the BRICS summit being shifted to China or another country to avoid his arrest. Peoples Dispatch reports.
Nigerian journalist Chido Onumah spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the country’s new president, Bola Tinubu. He explained the controversy in Tinubu announcing an end to fuel subsidies. Chido also explained the agenda of the new president and the political climate in the country following the controversial election.
International Workers’ Day celebrations were held in different countries of West Asia and North Africa on Monday, May 1, with trade unions and left parties organizing mass demonstrations. Marking the day, workers raised slogans of unity and revolution against capitalist exploitation.
At least 23 people, including a legal observer, have been charged with domestic terrorism as protests against a $90 million police-training facility in Atlanta continue.
Mvuselelo Mkhabela was reportedly shot and dragged into a police van, according to the Communist Party of Swaziland. His current whereabouts are unknown. Mkhabela was tortured earlier this month for protesting elections.
After 50 derailed train cars in the U.S. Midwestern state of Ohio caused an explosive fire that led to the release of toxic fumes into the air, workers argue corporate cost-cutting was the culprit. Peoples Dispatch reports.