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Newsclick is a New Delhi-based independent media organization that focuses on covering people's movements, struggles and a host of issues that corporate media chooses to ignore.

Why Neoliberal Leaders Who Failed to Protect Their Countries From COVID-19 Must Be Investigated

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad deem the inaction of neoliberal and far-right governments to contain the pandemic and thus save tens of thousands of lives, as criminal Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad Warnings that the oxygen supply was running out in…

Around the World in 8 minutes: Argentina’s Moment of Reckoning

In this episode, we first go to Argentina where after decades of struggle, feminists have achieved a historic victory. The lower house of Argentine parliament has passed a bill decriminalizing abortion. Next, we take a look at the various demonstrations…

Venezuela Wins Simply By Holding an Election

By Vijay Prashad / Carlos Ron Venezuela’s National Assembly has been stalled ever since it was made an instrument for regime change by Washington. Now, with this election, it is hoped that the legislative process can resume. On December 6,…

NIA Raids Show Govt’s Determination to Suppress Dissenting Voices in J&K: Amnesty International

By directly attacking and failing to protect civil society organisations, India stands in a clear violation of its human rights obligations, the international human rights defender noted in a report. Following multiple raids in Kashmir’s Srinagar and Bandipora by the…

The Endgame in Belarus is in View

The odds appear to be still in favour of President Alexander Lukashenko. Possibly, Moscow is also betting on that. M.K. Bhadrakumar After a lull of the past 3-4 weekends, the anti-government protests in Minsk, Belarus, roared back to life today. This comes…

India is Hungry: Who is Listening?

Subhash Gatade Hunger is a matter of structural anomalies. It cannot just be explained away by who holds the reins of power. The “good news” is that India now stands at the 94th position on the Global Hunger Report 2020’s…

Politics in Times of Death

People don’t want to merely survive but would wish to resist the indignity of such a life. The way the pandemic has been handled across the globe, especially by authoritarian populist regimes, gives us very valuable clues into what politics…

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