By Tom Phillips* – The Guardian  Brazilian president savaged for ‘macabre’ and ‘slovenly’ response to pandemic and ‘deliberate neglect’ of indigenous people Jair Bolsonaro should be charged with crimes against humanity and jailed for his “macabre” reaction to a Covid outbreak that has killed more than 600,000 Brazilians, including a...
By John Scales Avery * A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a book which presents the reasons why we urgently need immediate and drastic clinate action The book may be freely downloaded and circulated from the following link: Use of fossil fuels must...
By Nick Thorpe – BBC News, Hungary Peter Marki-Zay has emerged as the first serious opposition challenger to Hungary’s nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban since 2006 The 49-year-old conservative father of seven is an independent, untainted by association with the pre-2010 Socialist-Liberal coalition defeated by Mr Orban. Nor is he...
By James W. Carden* – Globetrotter, Independent Media Institute The long unheeded and potentially bipartisan policy advocated by thinkers like the late Sherle R. Schwenninger, co-founder of the New America Foundation and my friend, may finally have its moment. During the autumn of 2020, the United States lost one of...
By Angela Giuffrida – The Guardian Roberto Gualtieri has a clear lead over his rival Enrico Michetti of the far-right Brothers of Italy Exit polls in Rome’s mayoral election runoff indicate a clear advantage for the centre-left candidate over a contender from the far-right Brothers of Italy. Roberto Gualtieri, a...