Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: United Nations

UN passes binding ceasefire resolution as Israel intensifies Gaza bombings

Despite the UN Security Council's call for a ceasefire, Israel continues its deadly assault on Gaza, raising questions about the implementation and enforcement of international resolutions.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood...

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Naked hypocrisy: The US once cited UNSC resolutions to invade Iraq,...

Washington’s hypocrisy on this matter is legendary and stunning.

Empire decline and costly delusions

Historically, declining empires often provoke denials and delusions that teach their people “hard lessons” and impose on them “hard choices.” That is where we are now.

We can end mass atrocities in Gaza and beyond

What can normal people do to end atrocities in Gaza and elsewhere?

Diplomatic tensions rise as Israel counters South Africa’s genocide accusations at...

Amidst tensions, Israel counters South Africa's genocide case at the ICJ. A high-stakes legal and diplomatic battle unfolds, with global implications for justice and human rights.

Coalition of “grassroots diplomats” take the lead on international solidarity with...

Global solidarity rises: activists spearhead campaign for justice in Gaza at International Court.

US intervention in UN resolution escalates Israeli assault on Gaza

The recent escalation in Gaza, resulting from Israel's intensified military actions, has led to a significant increase in civilian casualties and displacement.

Getting serious about halting Israeli genocide

The real disconnect at the root of this crisis is the one between the isolated looking-glass world of U.S. and Israeli politics and the real world that is crying out for a ceasefire and justice for Palestinians.

Nuclear power pushing at the UN’s COP28 Climate Change Conference

In the way of a vested interest, nuclear interests, corporate and governmental, moved in on COP28.

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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.