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Compulsory vaccination against the Fourth Wave?

In Germany, as in other European countries, the fourth wave of the covid pandemic is gaining momentum. Read more...

Halt the tragedies in the Channel – let the refugees in

In the latest tragedy in the English Channel, at least 27 refugees, including five women and a young girl, drowned when their inflatable dinghy capsized in the icy waters. Read more...

China: Xi Jinping preparing for stormy weather

The headline news from China is that the plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist party, which met last week, adopted a resolution on the history of the party in which Xi Jinp Read more...

War, massacre and starvation face millions in Ethiopia-Tigray War

According to a report to the United Nations' Security Council, 400,000 people in the Ethiopian federal province of Tigray are facing full-scale famine and a further seven million in northern Ethiopia Read more...

Afghanistan's economy in free fall

Since the Taliban took power, Afghanistan's economy has effectively collapsed. Read more...

Dispute with Poland: new test for the EU?

The conflict between the EU and Poland is escalating. The parliament and the government in Warsaw continue to refuse to recognise the superior character of EU law over national law. Read more...

Refugees victimised in EU-Belarus ‘hybrid war’

ON THE border between Belarus and its EU neighbours; Poland, Latvia and Lithuania, refugees from the global south are once again being used as pawns in a vicious inter-state power struggle. Read more...

The end of the Chilean model?

For many decades, Chile was one of the favourite countries of Wall Street & Co. The country was considered a model for neoliberalism's "way to the top". Read more...

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