World

The G7 Summit and the need for a fairer world

Posted by June 14, 2024

The current international system that was put in place in the aftermath of the Second World War is struggling to address the many challenges and issues the worl

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The EU’s 1 billion-euro gift will hurt Lebanon and its…

Posted by June 11, 2024

Last month, the European Union (EU) unveiled a 1 billion-euro ($1.07bn) aid package for the Lebanese state. During a visit to Beirut, European Commission Presid

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Like Sri Lanka once did, Israel has turned ‘safe zones’…

Posted by June 11, 2024

While our eyes were on Rafah’s “Block 2371” – the small area in south Gaza which the Israeli military designated as a “safe humanitarian zone” on Ma

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Collateral genocide in Nuseirat

Posted by June 9, 2024

On June 8, the Israeli military slaughtered at least 274 Palestinians and wounded nearly 700 more in a raid on the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Str

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The fallacy of the ‘wrong side of history’ narrative

Posted by June 9, 2024

Over the past nine months, we have witnessed one of the most well-documented instances of genocide unfold in the Gaza Strip. Across the world, there has been a

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Haiti needs a Green New Deal, not another military intervention

Posted by June 8, 2024

Earlier this year, my paternal grandmother passed away in northern Haiti at the age of 94. Although my father wanted to attend her funeral, he decided not to tr

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International assistance to Afghanistan needs to adapt to the ‘new…

Posted by June 7, 2024

Trucks painted bright blue, yellow, and purple dot the arid emptiness of Spin Boldak in southern Afghanistan. Their roofs are laden with the entire possessions

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What is behind the Western media’s obsession with Rwanda?

Posted by June 6, 2024

These days, newspapers and television channels across Europe are filled with negative stories about my country, Rwanda, and its government. Produced by an inter

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How does the US antiwar movement today differ from that…

Posted by June 6, 2024

Schools are out, summer vacations fixed. But if the past is any guide to the future, United States university campuses come autumn will again erupt in demonstra

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If we are to lower food prices and support farmers,…

Posted by June 5, 2024

Land restoration is the key to a well-functioning food system, healthier nature and stable climate.In recent years, people everywhere have endured soaring foo

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There is a measure of desperation in Biden’s ceasefire plan

Posted by June 4, 2024

On Friday, US President Joe Biden outlined a ceasefire proposal for the war in Gaza. The plan is comprised of three stages in which Israel and Hamas would negot

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Mexico’s election: A victory for organised crime

Posted by June 3, 2024

On June 2, Mexico elected Claudia Sheinbaum as its first woman president. The 61-year-old scientist served as mayor of Mexico City from 2018 until 2023 and is t

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