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Will There Be Wars Over Water?

By Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein on April 17, 2021

The Tigris River in Iraq after the invasion of the US. Photo: Bill Hackwell

As reported by the Union de Trabajadores de la Tierra (Union of Workers of the Earth) of Argentina and quoted  by Resumen Latinoamericano, according to the 2010 national census in Argentina there were “5.3 million people who had no access to potable water in their homes, and about 1 million who had no access anywhere on their property.”  This means that about 13% of the inhabitants of Argentina have no possibility of a dependable water supply in their homes. (more…)

Vaccines are a Global Public Good

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos, on April 9, 2021

There is some consensus that the current pandemic will remain with us for a long time. We are going to enter a period of intermittent pandemics (more…)

Ramsey Clark; A Life Well Lived for the People of the World

By Bill Hackwell on April 10, 2021

Samarra Iraq 1996, Ramsey Clark visiting pharmaceutical plant. Photo: Bill Hackwell

Yesterday Ramsey Clark died at the age of 93 in New York and today justice and peace-loving people and movements in the US and around the world are in mourning for a man who (more…)

Social Networks, the New Dominant Media

By Ignacio Ramonet on February 17, 2021

The modern Internet, the Web, was invented in 1989, thirty-two years ago. In other words, we are living the first minutes of a phenomenon that is here to stay for centuries. Let’s think that the (more…)

Cuba is Committed to the First Legally Binding International Agreement For Disarmament that is Now in Effect

By Milagros Pichardo on January 24, 2021

Nuclear test in French Polynesia, 1971. Photo: CTBTO

On January 22, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) has now become international law. (more…)

La Via Campesina Opposes the Inclusion of Cuba in the U.S. List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

January 15, 2021

We, La Via Campesina – an international peasant movement made up of 182 organizations in 81 countries (more…)

Philosophy of the Revolution; Ethics of Revolutionary Love

By Fernando Buen Abad Domínguez

Photo: Bill Hackwell

“The highest link that the human species can reach is to be revolutionary”

Che Guevara (more…)

Under the Radar and at Warp Speed Cuba Leads Latin America towards Affordable Covid-19 Vaccines

By Mike Ravage on December 15, 2020

Recently Amy Goodman’s “Democracy Now” explored “The Case for People’s Vaccines.” (more…)

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