All is not looking rosy for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s authoritarian president. Once feted for presiding over what was generally considered a regional success story, his stock is falling rapidly as the economic problems faced by his country pile up.
How did the University of Queensland/CSL vaccine fail due to ‘false positive’ HIV tests? A vaccine expert explains
Australia’s hopes of a locally developed COVID-19 vaccine have been dashed with news today the University of Queensland/CSL vaccine would not proceed to further clinical trials.
WikiLeaks has raised fundamental questions about human rights and free speech both in Australia and around the world – and about Australia’s place in the world.
Australia has no explicit constitutional protection of free speech.
Was the Venezuelan election rigged like the corporate media and US politicians proclaim? Abby Martin spoke with an election observer who witnessed the voting process.
Sanctions kill people they’re supposed to be protecting and undermine entire system of human rights & humanitarian aid – UN
The Covid-19 pandemic could have brought humanity together in cooperation to combat the deadly disease. Instead, 2020 has seen an expansion of the use of unilateral sanctions, which target entire nations and hurt their ability to respond to outbreaks on their territory while undermining global efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to them. The result is that people keep dying, not getting medical treatment for their diseases and are otherwise being denied their basic human rights.
TIME magazine has found itself the target of ridicule after picking Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for its annual “Person of the Year” title, with both left and right wing commenters mocking the decision to pick the duo. The magazine announced its choice of presumed US president and vice president-elect for the annual accolade on […]