Category: Australia

WATCH: Australian Politicians on Fire For Assange

At a rally before the Parliament building in Canberra on Thursday, Australian politicians decried the British and U.S. governments’ persecution of Australian journalist Julian Assange, the imprisoned publisher of WikiLeaks, and demanded that he be released.

Buying Mexican Blood

In a lawsuit, global pharmaceutical companies acknowledged for the first time the extent to which Mexicans visiting the U.S. on short-term visas contribute to the world’s supply of blood plasma, Stefanie Dodt reports. 

The Failure of Sanctions

Humberto Márquez says a visible demonstration of sanctions’ ineffectiveness are the imported products sold in hundreds of stores in Caracas and other cities and towns in Venezuela.