Amnesty lamented that governments have turned to “repression and unnecessary and excessive use of force” against struggling demonstrators instead of addressing their core concerns, such as high food prices and paltry wages.
Tag: global hunger
Al-Qaeda Chief Killing Does Not ‘Make Us Safer’
Whatever people in the U.S. might think about the killing of al Zawahiri in the middle of the Afghan capital 7,000 miles away, safety and security are hardly likely to top the list, writes Phyllis Bennis.
The war in Ukraine has been catastrophic for world food prices, writes Vijay Prashad. But the problem didn’t start then.
Land in South Africa & Those Who Work It
The process of colonialism dispossessed African farmers and converted them into either landless workers, unpaid labor tenants or the rural unemployed, writes Vijay Prashad.
UKRAINE: Cost of War in Africa & Global South
As the West is busy dealing with its own economic woes while cutting off Russian exports, little heed is being paid to those suffering the most, writes Ramzy Baroud.
History Rounds Off Skeletons to Zero
The war in Ukraine and associated U.S. sanctions are exacerbating a world hunger crisis that already afflicts billions of people, writes Vijay Prashad.