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Japan to tie landlocked Northeast India with Bangladesh

Hopes for the Red Sun finally glimmer lights over landlocked northeast India and plans to connect with landlocked states with Bangladesh, which has been deemed as geostrategic significance to Japan. Japan after the brutal Second World War has developed several…

The evil pharmaceutical companies

Why do I call them evil? Because they live off the sickness and misfortune of others, and the sicker people are there, the more they rejoice, because the more they earn. An arms manufacturer can say that he makes them…

BBVA, Santander, Sabadell, and CaixaBank continue to finance the nuclear weapons industry

A new report shows that the number of banks financing the industry has fallen since a treaty banning it was passed, but the four Spanish banks are still on the list. By Yago Álvarez Barba/El Salto diario Since the Treaty…

Number of financial institutions supporting the nuclear weapons industry declines

A new report by Don’t Bank on the Bomb reveals that the number of financial institutions with significant investments in companies involved in the production of nuclear weapons fell from 306 to 287 in 2023. This is the third year…

A European universal basic income

Proposals of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) have proliferated enormously during the first decades of the 21st century, especially with the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic at the beginning of 2020. Jordi Arcarons, Daniel Raventós, Lluís Torrens. One of the…

African Union bans the export of donkey skins for traditional Chinese medicine

The African Union has decreed a ban for at least 15 years on the trade in donkey skins, the raw material for ejiao, a coveted jelly that traditional Chinese medicine considers an anti-ageing invigorator. The decision, taken in Addis Ababa…

Citizen groups denounce EU leaders’ secret polluters’ pact

Today, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have been attending a closed-door meeting with 70 or more corporate leaders of Big Polluters to launch a declaration for a ‘European Industrial Deal’ at…

Pakistan Election Aftermath: Coalition Government, Economic Challenges, and the Struggle for Substantive Solutions

On February 8, 2024, Pakistan conducted its parliamentary elections with 44 political parties contesting for 265 seats in the National Assembly. This marked the 12th general election in the country since it gained independence 76 years ago. By Pranjal Pandey…

Argentina: Life before debt

Jubilee South/Americas expresses solidarity with the people of Argentina Jubilee South/Americas expresses its solidarity and support to the people of Argentina, we join the rejection of the economic adjustment, as well as the reforms promoted by the newly elected president…

France and the anger of the countryside

The impact of inflation, low wages, unfair competition, bureaucracy, income inequality and European environmental standards that they describe as too severe were at the centre of the complaints from the second half of January to the beginning of February, mobilisations…

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