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Far-Right Surge Or Status Quo? Understanding The 2024 European Elections

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 5:43 pm | Globetrotter

Last month’s European Parliament elections did not bring about the ultimate breakthrough of the far right as some had feared. They are gaining influence though, especially because the lines between them and forces in the political center are blurring. More >>

The Unbelievable Stories About The Children Of Gaza

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 9:49 am | Globetrotter

Vijay Prashad's article on the deaths of children in Gaza form 2004 till 2023 More >>

Activists Call Megaproject On India’s Great Nicobar Island Ecocide

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 9:04 am | Globetrotter

India’s main opposition party, the Indian National Congress, joined the rising chorus of voices against the multi-million construction project at one of the country’s environmentally sensitive islands, the Great Nicobar Island. More >>

Expertise, Continuity, And Political Alignment: Mexican President-Elect Claudia Sheinbaum Shapes Her Incoming Cabinet

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 9:01 am | Globetrotter

Mexico’s president-elect Claudia Sheinbaum announced the first two rounds of cabinet appointments on June 20. Sheinbaum intends to form a cabinet that comprises people from various profiles including those who have qualified skills, loyalty to her and ... More >>

The Bolivian People Defeat Another Coup

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 8:55 am | Globetrotter

On June 26, hundreds of military personnel mobilized under the orders of General Juan José Zúñiga in the center of La Paz, surrounded the Quemado Palace ahead of a ministerial meeting. They proceeded to break down the main door to the palace ... More >>

France Heads To Second Round Showdown Between Left Alliance And Far Right

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 8:50 am | Globetrotter

The far-right National Rally, which is Marine Le Pen’s party, is in the lead after the first round of parliamentary elections in France. The party and its allies secured 33 percent of the votes, largely aligning with pre-election polls. More >>

The Ultra-Right Is Governing Argentina. Who Is Javier Milei And What Is He Doing?

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 8:40 am | Globetrotter

The eccentric president has attracted global attention for his outrageous media style, his extreme ideas like “blowing up” the Central Bank of Argentina, and a mixture of messianism and mysticism with religion and canine esotericism. More >>

Remember The Palestinian Doctors Killed By Israel

Thursday, 27 June 2024, 4:28 am | Globetrotter

According to the WHO, the Israelis have attacked 464 health care facilities, killed 727 health care workers, injured 933 health care workers, and damaged or destroyed 113 ambulances. More >>

Italy’s New Regional Autonomy Law Undermines Solidarity, Opens Door To Public Service Commercialisation

Wednesday, 26 June 2024, 9:09 am | Globetrotter

On June 19, members of Parliament voted in favour of a bill on differentiated autonomy. The new legislation will decentralise decision-making and financing on education, health, public services, and culture, among other areas. More >>

Panamanian Workers Are Being Punished By Their Government For Leading Anti-Mining Protests

Wednesday, 26 June 2024, 9:03 am | Globetrotter

Panamanian business groups and large transnational corporations are trying to take revenge on the National Union of Workers of Construction and Similar Industries (SUNTRACS), says Saúl Méndez Rodríguez, general secretary of the union. More >>

Starvation And Healthcare Collapse Loom Over Gaza

Saturday, 22 June 2024, 10:08 pm | Globetrotter

The ongoing starvation, bombardments of health facilities, arrests of health workers, and blocked roads leading to hospitals are devastating for everyone, especially women and children. UNICEF refers to an “unbearable” level of child deaths. More >>

Venezuela Is Prepared To Defend Itself Against Fraud Allegations & Right-Wing Attacks Ahead Of July Elections

Saturday, 22 June 2024, 9:50 pm | Globetrotter

On July 28, Venezuela will hold its presidential elections. More >>

Global South Countries Break With West On Ukraine Summit Final Declaration

Saturday, 22 June 2024, 9:48 pm | Globetrotter

Countries such as Indonesia, Thailand, and Mexico, as well as BRICS members India, South Africa, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), did not agree to what was outlined in the communique, despite participating in the summit. More >>

New World, New Hope: The Struggle For A Free Western Sahara Continues

Thursday, 20 June 2024, 7:57 am | Globetrotter

The Sahrawi freedom movement Polisario continues the armed struggle against Morocco, which uses Israeli spyware and lures the West with trade opportunities to turn a blind eye to the occupation of Western Sahara. More >>

Three Lessons I Learned On My Visit To Cuba

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 12:16 pm | Globetrotter

he Cuban revolution offers key lessons for progressive people in the United States about how to organize society in a way that favors the majority, and not an elite few. More >>

Heat Wave Crisis: Developing Nations Bear The Brunt

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 10:56 am | Globetrotter

Climate change presents a significant challenge for Global South countries due to their limited resources and capacity to respond effectively More >>

China, Russia, And Iran Call On The West To Restore Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 10:32 am | Globetrotter

The JCPOA was signed by Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany in 2015. The deal allowed Iran to have a peaceful nuclear program under certain restrictions and strict international observation. In return, all international ... More >>

Health Care In Gaza Under Siege As People Near Starvation

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 10:28 am | Globetrotter

A full-fledged famine has not yet been declared, but several health and nutrition experts have warned that people in Gaza are already dying of hunger. “Once a famine is declared, it is too late—many people will have already starved to death,” ... More >>

100,000 Form “Red Line” Around White House To Protest U.S. Support Of Israel

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 10:24 am | Globetrotter

The demonstrators were denouncing Biden’s previous claims that the invasion of Rafah by Israel would be a red line for his administration, even threatening to withhold weapons shipments when Israel was still threatening to invade. More >>

Far-Right Surge Shakes Up European Parliament Elections

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 9:32 am | Globetrotter

According to preliminary results, combined, the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) and Identity and Democracy (ID) groups secured only four fewer seats than the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D), the second-largest group ... More >>





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