World

Billionaire backlash shows the power of basic income

Posted by May 27, 2024

Last month, the US state of Iowa enacted a law banning local governments from adopting basic income programmes. This follows similar developments in Arkansas,

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Is a rules-based international order truly possible?

Posted by May 27, 2024

ICC arrest warrants against Israeli leaders threaten to upend the established system of Western impunity.At the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, which sought to cra

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Remembering Palestinian journalist Amna Homaid

Posted by May 26, 2024

On April 24, Amna Homaid’s torn body lay in the rubble of a house in Shati camp, in the Western part of Gaza city, as rescuers tried to find survivors. An Isr

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Watching the watchdogs: The US media and intergenerational fault lines

Posted by May 25, 2024

As Israel continues to wage its genocidal war on Gaza, a fault line in American society is becoming increasingly more pronounced. University students are challe

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How the Arab world will enable Palestine to win its…

Posted by May 24, 2024

As long as the Arab world remains steadfast and clear that the US must stop blocking the two-state solution, an independent, sovereign UN member state of Palest

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Healthcare in Syria is at risk of collapse

Posted by May 24, 2024

On April 30, the European Union’s eighth annual conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region” in Brussels started with a day of dialogue.

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The ICC is not in the business of peacemaking, but…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Whenever the International Criminal Court (ICC) opens an investigation into an ongoing war, versions of the following question will inevitably be asked: Does th

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The neoliberal populism of Milei and Meloni

Posted by May 21, 2024

When far-right “outsider” Javier Milei was elected Argentina’s president in November, hard-right Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni was the first Europ

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Amid global polarisation, the pandemic agreement encourages cooperation

Posted by May 20, 2024

For more than two years, countries of the world have worked together towards one historic and generational goal – to ensure we are better prepared for the nex

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The new cycle of atrocities in Darfur must be stopped

Posted by May 19, 2024

For months now, Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF), an independent military force, together with allied armed groups, have been besieging the city of el-Fashe

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Sri Lanka’s killing fields cast a long shadow

Posted by May 18, 2024

Today we mark the 15th anniversary of the bloody end of Sri Lanka’s three-decades-long civil war. This anniversary comes around at a critical historical junct

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Alumni: Divest from CUNY’s complicity, invest in Palestinian liberation

Posted by May 15, 2024

As alumni of City University of New York (CUNY), we have always felt proud. CUNY is the largest public urban university system in the nation and boasts a popula

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