Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: refugees

How volunteers in Ukraine are helping civilians reach safety

Amid deportations, floods and shelling, grassroots groups have formed to help Ukrainians evacuate the frontlines and occupied territories.

An American New Deal for an entire continent?

The fundamentals of geopolitical change.

A year of global displacement

This year’s record-breaking global displacement crisis calls for greater protections and investment by the international community instead of more indifference and cruelty.

Unequal mercy

Breaking hearts and laws.

The unprecedented Ukraine-to-Canada ‘air bridge’ could mean a brighter future for...

This air bridge has the potential to be more promising than anything else in recent refugee history.

We must turn solidarity with Ukraine into the new normal for...

The global North’s unprecedented support for Ukrainians has revealed racist double standards. But it’s also an opportunity to extend such solidarity to everyone.

Ukraine: The refugee double standard

This war has unleashed new, overt, and cruel manifestations of racism on the continent, revealing longstanding double standards at the global level.

One year of Afghanistan war spending could fund resettlement of 1.2...

“We’ve spent billions on war. Now, let’s spend to bring Afghans to safety.”

The triumph and tragedy of the Olympic Refugee Team

It's beautiful that there's an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?

The plight of refugees and migrant workers under COVID

Under the shadow of COVID-19 those living on the margins of society have been further isolated.

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When Israel burned refugees alive, establishment media called it a ‘tragic accident’

As the world watched on social media and responded in outrage, US corporate media, once again, provided cover for the perpetrators of Israel’s genocide.

Democrats urge immediate rate cuts to combat housing crisis exacerbated by Fed policy

Democrats in Congress are urging the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates immediately, warning that the central bank's restrictive monetary policy is worsening the nation's housing crisis and threatening to derail a strong streak of job growth.

Lock ‘em up! Either presidential loser faces jail time or being swatted by punitive...

Let’s hope Never Trumpers vote before lawful protesters, dissenters and critics are sent to the gulag.

UN halts aid operations in Gaza over security concerns amid Israeli assault

WFP Director Cindy McCain announced the decision on Sunday, highlighting the attack on two of the agency's warehouses and the injury of a staff member during an Israeli military operation.

Addressing the triple threat of debt, climate, and development    

Failing to address this crisis threatens a humanitarian catastrophe in which the countries least responsible for the climate crisis will face its worst effects.