Phoenix Express 2021, the AFRICOM-sponsored military exercise involving 13 countries in the Mediterranean Sea region, concluded in May. While its stated aim was to combat “irregular migration” and trafficking, the U.S. record in the region indicates more nefarious interests.
Social media companies claim their algorithms inadvertently silence voices, but experts say governments are involved.
India "liberalizing" its economy in the early 1990s devastated the healthcare infrastructure needed to get people back on their feet.
This is a glimpse into the conditions the Indian state machinery forces people to endure as it goes about filling overcrowded prisons, in violation of basic civil and legal rights, as the pandemic ridden situation further deteriorates. The situation has worsened because of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s use of a 54-year-old draconian law.
Toward Freedom Editor Julie Varughese recently spoke with Ramiro Sebastián Fúnez, who produced a film, “Nicaragua Against Empire,” which premiered May 15 on YouTube. The film casts a lens on the landscape, culture and geopolitics that led to the ongoing Sandinista Revolution.
"Black Spartacus" is a rigorous history of Louverture’s undying spirit and prodigious work for the Haitian people's emancipation.