Julian Assange’s resistance has laid bare the raw elements of empire that totally disregards the principles it so proudly preaches of human rights, press freedom and the rule of law, says the WikiLeaks editor.
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Bolsonarism Without Bolsonaro
The World Bank has sounded the alarm, but the forces of “centrism” — beholden to billionaires and the politics of austerity — refuse to pivot away from the neoliberal catastrophe, writes Vijay Prashad.
‘Orangutans’ Means ‘People of the Forest’
In the pause between the U.N. climate summit that just ended in Egypt and the start of the U.N. conference on biodiversity in Canada, Vijay Prashad reflects on the scale and speed of deforestation and animal extinctions.
What Worries the US Most About Lula
Steve Ellner says opposition to NATO’s stance on Ukraine has created fertile ground for the expansion of a bloc of non-aligned nations, now with a progressive possibly at the helm.
‘Not a Sin to Vote for Lula’
Ahead of Sunday’s elections, Zoe Alexandra reports on Evangelicals as an important voting bloc in Brazil and the effort by Workers’ Party supporters to reach them.
Brazil’s Lula Rips Bolsonaro’s Election Fraud Warnings
The presidential front runner accused the incumbent of lying 20 times during a meeting with international diplomats.
Latin America’s Renewed Chance at Integration
The region does not want a new cold war, writes Marco Fernandes. The demand for alignment comes only from the West, not from China or Russia.
Here’s How Biden Can ‘Stand With the Cuban People’
Marjorie Cohn explains what the U.S. president can do to alleviate the suffering of the Cuban people.
Sleep Now in the Fire
Grotesque violence of this kind defines the Israeli apartheid project to annihilate the Palestinians, writes Vijay Prasad.
WATCH: CN Live! Special: Politicians Around the World Urge UK to Free Assange
Lula, Rousseff, Morales, Zapatero, Corbyn, Correa, Paul, Galloway, Gravel, Varoufakis are among politicians calling for Assange’s immediate release. Lawyers for Assange members discuss the latest development on this CN Live! special.