As the death toll from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean continues climbing, in the Horn of Africa Ethopia’s Tigray region is unraveling into deadly violence between the central government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).Continue reading How the EU’s inhumane border ‘pushbacks’ are keeping refugees in Africa
INTRO: By Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Dominique Barron
During a December 2nd, 2020 interview, former President Barack Obama again attempted to persuade young activists calling to “defund the police” to drop their cause, calling it a “snappy slogan,” and that activists ” lost a big audience” the moment they presented their demand with clear anti-police language. Obama’s remarks are another indication that he and the DNC are more interested in appeasing US based fascists, than moving even slightly to the left. The remarks are also part and parcel of Obama’s ongoing media campaign to minimize the damage done during his presidency as he continues to embark on a book tour for his memoirs “A Promised Land”, a seemingly innocuous endeavour that doubled as cover for the former president to rehab the US’ global image, while revising his own legacy.Continue reading The War on Terror Started in 1492
The thousands of people seeking asylum in the United States deserve our solidarity, not our military, writes Mohammed Harun Arsalai for mainstream media outler The New Arab.