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12.04.2021

This Ramadan, UNHCR calls for solidarity with those hit hardest by the global pandemic

This Ramadan, UNHCR calls for solidarity with those hit hardest by the global pandemic

As the Islamic world prepares to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urges greater support for millions of refugees and internally displaced people hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. People forced to flee their homes must be included on an equal footing in global vaccination… »

29.03.2021

Russia-Africa: Reviving Party Solidarity

Russia-Africa: Reviving Party Solidarity

Over the past few years, Russia‘s sphere of influence in Africa has been strengthening and broadening with much focus on helping to maintain peace and security, and making investment in exploiting natural resources in Africa. The first historic Russia-Africa summit held in October 2019 has,… »

24.03.2021

Academia: Why African Researchers Keep Distance Away From COVID-19

Academia: Why African Researchers Keep Distance Away From COVID-19

With estimated 1.3 billion population and huge resources, Africa still lags behind development, science and technology. Without its own manufactured vaccine, Africa now depends on the World Health Organization-backed equitable vaccine distribution network COVAX facility to fight the coronavirus pandemic. By Kester Kenn Klomegah Research reports on COVID-19 released this… »

17.03.2021

Brazil: Social Contagion Knocks on the Door

Brazil: Social Contagion Knocks on the Door

By Paulo Henrique Martins Art often anticipates historical trends not yet revealed. We can exemplify with the film “Contagion” (2011) directed by Soderbergh. The film deals with the spread of a virus that, like Covid 19, would have emerged in the East and migrated to the West with effects that… »

15.03.2021

An (almost) Lost Opportunity

An (almost) Lost Opportunity

By Víctor Piccininni We are about a year into a tragic global event: the Covid-19 pandemic. The world went “silent”, desolate streets, disoriented governments, men and women sheltered in their homes, powerful people in terror, empty schools, faces covered, hospitals overflowing. The planet as a whole was… »

05.03.2021

Bregman – Harari on Today’s Challenges

Bregman – Harari on Today’s Challenges

These are two of the brightest minds of our time in life. Both historians, with a particularly optimistic but also subversive perspective, have written books that became best-sellers overnight and are translated into many languages. The Dutch Rutger Bregman and the Israeli Yuval Noah Harari were guests of the Victor… »

02.03.2021

‘We sink or we swim together’: 5 things you need to know about COVAX

‘We sink or we swim together’: 5 things you need to know about COVAX

COVAX has been trending in stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in recent days, particularly in relation to the shipment of vaccines to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, the first to arrive in Africa. Here’s a UN News recap of what COVAX is, and why it is so important. 1) What… »

25.02.2021

Your Privileges Are Not Universal: The Eighth Newsletter (2021)

Your Privileges Are Not Universal: The Eighth Newsletter (2021)

Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. By Vijay Prashad – @vijayprashad Stenciled in red on the walls of Santiago, Chile is a statement of fact: ‘your privileges are not universal’ (tus privilegios no son universales). This is a factual declaration because the privileges of power… »

21.02.2021

The Root of Violence in the United States Lies in the White Community

The Root of Violence in the United States Lies in the White Community

Not long ago, Waging Nonviolence published an article entitled, “The roots of revolutionary nonviolence in the United States are in the Black community.” The article covered the process, starting in the 1930’s, of African-Americans who traveled to India to learn about Gandhi’s philosophy on nonviolence — a… »

08.02.2021

“A Moral Catastrophe”: Africa CDC Head Says Lack of Vaccines for the Continent Will Imperil World

“A Moral Catastrophe”: Africa CDC Head Says Lack of Vaccines for the Continent Will Imperil World

Countries across the African continent are facing a second COVID-19 outbreak, linked to a variant first found in South Africa that has been detected in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Comoros and Zambia and more than 20 non-African countries so far. There is concern new variants, which scientists believe are more infectious,… »

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