Africa has so far been sparred the worst of the coronavirus, but trouble is ahead if measures aren’t taken, says the WHO.
COVID-19: Donald Trump’s Caligula Moment
John Wight sizes up the tragedy and farce embodied by the U.S. president and notes that Britain has its own problems with leadership by disordered minds.
COVID-19: Ecuador Persecutes Opponents as Virus Exposes War on Public Sector
While putting its obligations to global finance above the health of its citizens, the Moreno administration is attacking leaders of the Citizens’ Revolution, Denis Rogatyuk reports.
Anatomy of Media Lies About the Death of Kim Jong-un
Ben Norton says we just saw another example of how Washington-backed South Korean outlets conduct information warfare against the government in the north.
COVID-19: Israel’s New Government Exploits Pandemic to Annex 30 Percent of West Bank
Marjorie Cohn says Trump is aiding and abetting Israel’s war crimes under the cover of Covid.
Five Things Revealed by Democrats’ Rehabilitation of George W Bush
Democrats and Neocons have integrated in the age of Trump, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
COVID-19: Complicit in Millions of Deaths Since 1945, UK Govt Won’t Face Justice Over Virus
Britain’s unwritten constitution is still permeated by the medieval concept of Crown immunity. It deems ministers can’t break the law and act not as persons but agents of the Crown, says Mark Curtis.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Hearing to Resume in September
The judge in Julian Assange’s extradition case said that because of the pandemic his hearing would resume in September, possibly in a court outside London.
WATCH: Outpouring for Assange on World Press Freedom Day
In a number of videos posted here journalists and supporters defended the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher from the repression against him from the U.S. and British states.
COVID-19: Five Eyes Probe Possible Wuhan Lab Leak While Australia Eases Off Trump’s Sinophobia
UPDATED: The Morrison government will fall reluctantly into line with Beijing, says Tony Kevin, because China is where Australia’s bread is buttered.