Rich countries must pay for cyclone devastation in southern Africa By Ian Angus

19 March 2019 — Climate & Capitalism

Climate change, caused by industrialized rich countries, is responsible for the disaster now unfolding in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi.


Aerial photo provided by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent shows the scale of the damage caused by Cyclone Idai in the Mozambique port city of Beira.

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Black Agenda Report for 4 September 2013: Obama Warlike as Bush, US Chemical Warfare, Obama's Accomplices

4 September 2013 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

Most of the planet recoils from President Obama’s plans to smash the Syrian state – as do a majority of Americans. “The First Black U.S. President now finds himself more alone in the world than George Bush, and with even less support at home.” Continue reading

Zimbabwe: Why Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC 'lost' the election By Munyaradzi Gwisai

7 August 2013 — Links – International journal of socialist renewal

August 6, 2013 — For a good part of his 33 years in power, Robert Mugabe has presided over a ruthless dictatorship. From the thousands killed in the 1980s Gukurahundi massacres and misery for millions under ESAP [structural adjustment plan], Operation Murambatsvina and hyper-inflation of 2008.

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Africa: Imperialism’s High Mark of Conquest in the 21st Century By Glen Ford

10 April 2013 — Black Agenda Report

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford

The US-NATO military curtain has fallen the length and breadth of Africa. “Zimbabwe and tiny Eritrea are among the few nations on the African continent that have not yet been absorbed into the AFRICOM matrix.” Continue reading

End rural slavery in South Africa!

14 January 2013 — La Via Campesina

Solidarity statement on the farm workers mobilization in South Africa

During the month of November last year, the world watched farm workers strikes, particularly those working in vineyards  in the Western Cape Province, in South Africa. They were protesting against exploitation and poor working and living conditions on farms, demanding an increase in minimum wages.

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Wikileaks/Bradley Manning Newslinks 6-7 December 2012

7 December 2012williambowles.info


2nd Brig Commander Taking Stand in WikiLeaks Case

ABC News

Testimony in the WikiLeaks case resumes with the second of two Marine Corps brig commanders who ordered strict pretrial confinement of an Army private charged with sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website. Chief Warrant Officer 2 …

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/brig-commander-gi-restricted-good-17891825

 

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Iran vs the Empire: Fighting dollarization By Eric Walberg

31 October 2012 — Eric Walberg

The West’s attempts to destroy the Iranian economy through heightened sanctions—including most imports, oil exports and use of banks for trade operations—is having its affect. According to Johns Hopkins University Professor Steve Hanke, Iran is facing hyperinflation, with a monthly inflation rate of nearly 70% per month and its national currency, the rial, plummeting in value against western currencies. Iran is the latest casualty to be placed on his Hanke-Krus Hyperinflation Index, which includes France (1795), Germany (1922), Chile (1973), Nicaragua (1986), Argentina (1990), Russia (1992), Ecuador (1999) and Zimbabwe (2007), countries which experienced price-level increases of at least 50% per month.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 11 March 2012

11 March 2012williambowles.info

 

“Wikileaks: Secrets and Lies” director Patrick Forbes talks Julian Assange at SXSW

IFC

One of the more interesting documentaries to shake up SXSW this year is “Wikileaks: Secrets and Lies,” a film that seeks to set the definitive factual account of Julian Assange and his rise to infamy thanks to Wikileaks. The 76-minute-long documentary …

http://www.ifc.com/fix/2012/03/wikileaks-secrets-and-lies-patrick-forbes-julian-assange-sxsw

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PAMBAZUKA NEWS 557 14 November 2011: LINKS AND RESOURCES

14 November 2011 — Pambazuka News (English edition): ISSN 1753-6839

The authoritative electronic weekly newsletter and platform for social justice in Africa

CONTENTS: 1. Podcasts & Video, 2. Zimbabwe update, 3. African Union Monitor, 4. Women & gender, 5. Human rights, 6. Refugees & forced migration, 7. Africom Watch, 8. Elections & governance, 9. Corruption, 10. Development, 11. Health & HIV/AIDS, 12. Education, 13. LGBTI, 14. Racism & xenophobia, 15. Environment, 16. Land & land rights, 17. Food Justice, 18. Media & freedom of expression, 19. Social welfare, 20. News from the diaspora, 21. Conflict & emergencies, 22. Internet & technology, 23. Fundraising & useful resources, 24. Courses, seminars, & workshops, 25. Publications, 26. Jobs

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Wikileaks Newslinks 17-18 October 2011

18 October 2011 — williambowles.info

18 October 2011

Assange calls WikiLeaks defection reports false
CTV.ca
AP LIMA, Peru — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday described as nonsense reports of defections from his organization and said his group helped inspire the Occupy Wall Street movement. Addressing a meeting of the Inter American Press …
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/World/20111018/julian-assange-denies-wikileaks-defection-reports-111018/

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Wikileaks Newslinks 6 October 2011

6 October 2011 — williambowles.info

Zimbabwe: Wikileaks Won’t Divide us – ZANU-PF
AllAfrica.com
ZANU-PF will not be divided by revelations by whistle blower website Wikileaks on how some of its members engaged with the “enemy” and is going for its December National People’s Conference a united party, spokesperson Cde Rugare Gumbo said yesterday. …
http://allafrica.com/stories/201110060173.html

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