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For Crisis-Hit Pakistan, Elections May Not Lead to a Meaningful Alternative

The ongoing crisis in Pakistan cannot be resolved simply by swapping one political party for another. Whether it is the arrest and conviction of Imran Khan or economic issues, Pakistan has a long road to recovery. By Pranjal Pandey Scheduled…

Why the US Is Reimposing Sanctions on Venezuela

Even the US business magazine Forbes expressed surprise at the reimposition of US sanctions on Venezuela’s gold sales and its threat to do the same with oil. The oil sanctions especially, if reinstated, would precipitate higher gas prices and further debilitate the Venezuelan economy,…

To avoid a wider war, ceasefire in Gaza now!

US President Joe Biden spoke to reporters Tuesday before boarding a presidential helicopter and said, “I don’t think we need a wider war in the Middle East. That’s not what I’m looking for. But a wider war is precisely what…

They have blood on their hands

In recent days, executives of the largest social media companies appeared before the US Senate. On the occasion, Senator Lindsay Graham told them very clearly: “Mr. Zuckerberg, you and the companies before us, I know you didn’t mean to, but…

Chile: The health of the poor

The health of the poor does not matter to us as a society, not even when we talk about children. We simply do not see the suffering of others. And don’t tell me that it can’t be solved. We could…

Onerous Debt Making Poorest Poorer

Conditions and prospects are so bad that two well-known cheerleaders for globalization have called on rich nations to take urgent action. The former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and former vice president of the World Bank,…

Responsibility and Redemption: Addressing the Palestinian Tragedy

With the ruling of 26 January 2024 of the World Court in the Hague processing the Genocide Case, the West finds itself increasingly isolated as over 80 countries have pledged their support to South Africa in bringing the case against…

Unraveling the Layers of US Politics: Exploring Prejudice Against Women in Leadership

In the landscape of American politics, the pursuit of gender equality has been an ongoing struggle. While progress has undeniably been made, there remains a palpable undercurrent of prejudice about women in leadership roles. By Ashish Tiwari Despite the growing…

The Urgent Need to Attack Iran Has Been Falsely Advertised for 20 Years

For a couple of decades now, the very worst people in Washington, D.C., have pushed hard for a war on Iran. Some high points have come in 2007, 2015, 2017, and 2024. Each time it has been absolutely critical to…

How Media Companies Can Meet Their Climate Commitments—and How Readers Can Help

A few simple strategies for recipe curation can help newsgroups achieve their own climate goals. By Laura Lee Cascada The global shift toward plant-forward diets, particularly in wealthy countries, is consistently recognized as one of the most effective ways to reduce global…

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