Issues & Events

  • The forgotten trauma of a forgotten war

    The forgotten trauma of a forgotten war

    Oct 13, 2019 15:16

    The looming impeachment crisis that may end the political career of U.S. president, Donald Trump, brings the world’s attention to the wars Washington ignites around the world and then conveniently tries to forget them.

  • Will Nigeria’s chief justice succeed in securing Zakzaky’s release?

    Will Nigeria’s chief justice succeed in securing Zakzaky’s release?

    Oct 12, 2019 10:05

    It should be noted that Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, along with his wife, and several followers, continues to be in prison, despite his worsening health conditions, ever since the illegal detention by the army in Zaria on 15th December 2015.

  • We are all climate refugees now

    We are all climate refugees now

    Oct 12, 2019 09:32

    As the world enters the Anthropocene era, science deniers and polluters, especially ignorant politicians – such as Donald Trump the U.S. president –  misguide humanity to ever-greater danger.

  • Dying wildlife on a warming planet

    Dying wildlife on a warming planet

    Oct 12, 2019 09:30

    If fish decline, so does a food source for humans and the water birds that feed on fish, and as insect pollinators decline, so do our crops and the plants around us.

  • Calling Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ a peace plan is propaganda

    Calling Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ a peace plan is propaganda

    Oct 12, 2019 09:26

    When the Wall Street Journal on Aug. 01, 2019, reported on the US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner team’s meetings in the Occupied Palestine and other Arab countries to promote his so-called “peace plan,” it depicted Kushner as a good-faith negotiator and peacemaker trying to “breathe life into West Asia peace efforts.”

  • Trump’s stonewalling of impeachment inquiry Is an impeachable offense (2)

    Trump’s stonewalling of impeachment inquiry Is an impeachable offense (2)

    Oct 12, 2019 09:23

    There is abundant evidence of abuse of power and obstruction of justice by U.S. president, Donald Trump, says Marjorie Cohn in her article for ‘Truthout’, titled: Trump’s Stonewalling of Impeachment Inquiry Is an Impeachable Offense.” She is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and a member of the advisory board of Veterans for Peace. Her most recent book is “Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues”.

  • Trump’s stonewalling of impeachment inquiry Is an impeachable offense (1)

    Trump’s stonewalling of impeachment inquiry Is an impeachable offense (1)

    Oct 12, 2019 09:19

    There is abundant evidence of abuse of power and obstruction of justice by U.S. president, Donald Trump, says Marjorie Cohn in her article for ‘Truthout’, titled: Trump’s Stonewalling of Impeachment Inquiry Is an Impeachable Offense.” She is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and a member of the advisory board of Veterans for Peace. Her most recent book is “Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues”.

  • Why manufacturers not rushing into India, Indonesia?

    Why manufacturers not rushing into India, Indonesia?

    Oct 11, 2019 08:55

    The culture of manufacturing which is prevalent in countries like Germany, Japan, China and South Korea is missing in India and Indonesia. Indonesia lacks graduates in degrees that support manufacturing.

  • Prolonging trade war has no plus side for Trump

    Prolonging trade war has no plus side for Trump

    Oct 11, 2019 08:53

    The U.S. president’s reckless rivalry with China is sapping Washington’s energies to the detriment of American trade and the agro-industrial sector.