Who is the Most Affected by the Earthquake in Ecuador?

Marcos A Maranges Yesterday in the early morning, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake shook the south of Ecuador. The quake was followed by at least six aftershocks of lesser intensity that further deteriorated the area’s infrastructure. Despite the intense seismic activity, Ecuador’s Institute of Geophysics said there was no tsunami threat for the area. The mobilization…

Iraq Invasion 20th Anniversary: 5 Million Dead in Iraqi Holocaust

Dr Gideon Polya The 20th anniversary of the war criminal US, UK and Australian invasion of Iraq in 2003 will fall on about 20 March 2023. On this occasion mendacious and racist Western media will at best remember the Iraq War as a US policy mistake. However decent people will remember the carnage. From 1990…

Biden Led the Charge to Invade Iraq

Simes Dimitri Interviews Scott Ritter Joe Biden led the charge to push the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, according to Scott Ritter, who served as the United Nations chief weapons inspector in the country from 1991 to 1998. In the lead up to the war, then-Senator Biden used his position as chair of the influential…

NATO Considers Placing 300,000 Troops on High Alert Along Russia’s Borders 

TEHRAN (FNA)- NATO is seriously considering deploying a 300,000-strong force along Russia’s borders, but these ambitious aspirations may turn into a challenging stress-test for the alliance’s members, according to a US report. As the US and its allies continue to ramp up their hefty military assistance to Ukraine, meeting NATO’s needs may come up against resistance…

African Scholar: Only China Can Deter America from Hegemony

Kyeretwie Opoku, convener of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, speaks to why China presents a peaceful path for the future co-prosperity of the world. Thinkers Forum is an international non-profit organization seeking to facilitate a collision of ideas and perspectives to foster consensus.  Thinkers Forum Socialist Leaders from Zambia and Ghana Share Their Views on…

The West’s Battle for African Hearts and Minds

George Trenin Protesters stand atop a Unitend Nation armored vehicle as they demonstrate carrying a Russian flag in Ouagadougou on October 2, 2022. ©  AFP On Sunday, March 19, the 2nd International Parliamentary Conference “Russia – Africa” will start in Moscow. Over 40 official delegations from all over the continent will participate in the event, with discussions ranging…

Chaos in Pakistan: Imran Khan Takes on America and its Comprador Elites

Junaid S AhmadWith staunch US support, Pakistan’s unelected “imported government” is trying to arrest former Prime Minister Imran Khan, the most popular politician in the country, to prevent him from running in elections. But protesters are protecting him. “There is great chaos under heaven; [hence] the situation is excellent.” -Mao Zadong If 2022 was the…

México-Tesla Agreement: Mutually Beneficial or One-Sided?

Rubén Sierra On March 1, 2023, Mexico’s President Andrés Lopéz Obrador confirmed an agreement with Tesla that allows the electric vehicle company to build the “biggest electric vehicle plant in the world.”[1] The plant, or maquiladora, will be located in the border state of Nuevo León within the industrial hub of Monterrey, Mexico.”[2] The plant will specifically be…

Venezuela-US Relations: When ‘Maximum Pressure’ Fails

Carlos Ron President Maduro has shown two firm convictions. The first is that he will not cede the nation’s sovereignty to the pressure of illegal sanctions. But he has also indicated that dialogue and diplomacy is the way; that Venezuela is willing and ready to re-establish relations as long as they are based on mutual respect and an equal footing, writes Valdai Club expert Carlos Ron. The strategy…

Borderless Africa: Free Movement in Africa is a Step Towards Complete Decolonisation

Hardi Yakubu Les Ethnies De La Cote D’ivoire Et D’afrique From 29th to 31st August 2022, Africans Rising held the All-African Movement Assembly (AAMA), a hybrid gathering of more than 600 movement leaders, activists, Pan-Africanists and change agents. I was leading the coordination and organising of the whole event under the supervision of then movement co-coordinators, Mohammed Lamin Saidykhan…

CIA Front Threatens Color Revolution in Georgia

Kit Klarenberg In the second week of March, thousands took to the streets of Tbilisi, Georgia, to vent their fiery indignation over a draft law requiring any NGO operating in the country that receives over 20% of its revenue from overseas to register as a “foreign agent.” Violently clashing with police, daubing anti-Russian graffiti on virtually…

The US MQ-9 Drone Was a Legitimate Target

Scott Ritter An MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle MQ-9 Drone Incident: Biden’s Dangerous Escalation A US surveillance drone crashed off the coast of Crimea after an encounter with a Russian fighter aircraft. What does this incident say about the current state of the war in Ukraine and where Russia and the US might go from…

National and International Groups Call for Governments to Take Action Against OceanaGold

Owen Schalk Land defenders erect a barricade against OceanaGold mining operations in Barangay Didipio, the Philippines. Photo courtesy J. Bonifacio/Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment. “We make this urgent appeal in the name of present and future generations” On March 1, seventy-seven national and international human rights and environmental groups from the Philippines, New Zealand,…

Canada: Multiculturalism is Over as Sinophobia Returns

Justin Podur How a rogue spy and two reporters are breaking the fragile system for integrating immigrants Breaking Canada-China science connections as prologue The death throes of Canadian multiculturalism began on February 2023 over China-Canada science connections. Canada’s Innovation Minister said Canadian universities shouldn’t do research with China’s military, as 50 of them have since…