Africa

Mr. Blinken’s blinders

By Julia Wright Last month, another chapter of U.S. domination in Africa was written, a chapter of such hubris and…

September 9, 2022

Sierra Leone: Fight for reproductive rights closes in on major victory

The 10th African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights was held in Freetown, Sierra Leone, June 27-July 1. Almost 1,000…

August 24, 2022

Hunger in West Africa drives protests in Sierra Leone

According to the World Bank, the index price of agricultural products — which includes food — is up 19% from…

August 16, 2022

Twenty years ago, Nigerian women took over ChevronTexaco and won concession

The following article first appeared on workers.org in two parts, dated Aug. 1 and 8, 2002. In honor of Black…

August 11, 2022

Ons Jabeur: a trailblazer

The oldest and most prestigious Grand Slam tennis tournament is the All-England Tennis Championships, located at Wimbledon in a suburb…

July 12, 2022

Schools and Labor Against Privatization – fight to keep  Oakland schools open

Oakland, California The Schools and Labor Against Privatization (SLAP) coalition held a barbecue on June 26 at Parker School, which…

July 8, 2022

Famine fueled by greed stalks the world’s poor

According to Oxfam and Save the Children, 1,500 people — mainly children under age 5 and elders — are dying…

June 30, 2022

Labor union in Tunisia resists the IMF

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied tried to stop the general strike, but 95% of the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) membership…

June 20, 2022

Hambre en África Oriental: cientos de miles de personas amenazadas 

Los precios de los alimentos se están disparando en todo el mundo. No sólo los precios del trigo y otros…

June 9, 2022