Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tag: famine

Media forget Afghan plight as US sanctions drive mass famine risk

Afghan citizens have been plunged into a humanitarian crisis due in no small part to U.S. sanctions, but where is the outrage?

The hunger president

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

Facing famine, 20 million people need food, not bombs

Famine in these four countries is avoidable.

Hungry and Frightened: Famine in Ethiopia 2016

Food, like water, shelter, access to education and health-care is a human right, and is enshrined as such in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Like all natural resources it should be shared equitably amongst the people of the world.

Famine and Government Neglect in Ethiopia

Donor countries also have a long-term responsibility to the people they purport to support. To this end the governments of Britain, America and the European Union must ensure that the Ethiopian government put in place visionary plans to mitigate the impact of any future drought.

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China will decide the outcome of Russia v. the West

Is Putin the face of the future or the final gasp of the past?

Extremism exposed, handing off golden midterm levers – IF only Democrats push systemic changes

The tragic irony is that the volcanic extremism on display is anything but invisible or mysterious or unexpected.

Why we’ll fix the climate crisis

Humanity has always been resilient. When our backs are against the wall, we will stand up and fight against whatever is trying to hold us down.

‘Bombshell after bombshell’ dropped as Jan. 6 testimony homes in on Trump guilt

"Hutchinson's testimony of the deeply detailed plans of January 6 and the inaction of those in the White House in response to the violence show just how close we came to a coup," said one pro-democracy organizer.

Viruses can remain infectious on microplastics for three days

“It doesn’t take many virus particles to make you sick.”