The threat of a reckless, dangerous, and illegal US or US-led assault on Syria is looking closer than ever. However any attack will not protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.
Our highlights of the past weeks
On the one-year anniversary of the massacre of 34 striking workers at the Lonmin plc Marikana mine in South Africa, the members of the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity, of which TNI is part, express their ongoing solidarity with the Lonmin plc mineworkers, their families and the entire Marikana community.
"Egypt today remains horrifically divided, with today's bloodbath certain to make things worse"
Bob St. Peter, a landless farmer and the head of Food for Maine’s Future, knows first hand the struggles of family farms in America today.
Sergio Sauer talks of history of land struggles in his native country and the dualistic roles his government plays to both restrict and expand land grab patterns in and out of Brazil.
Alberto Alonso-Fredejas on the narrative contexts in which land grabs are presented and legitimized, and how such activities lead to questions around capital, labor and community relations.
The vote by Uruguay’s House of Representatives to legalize and regulate the country’s marijuana market represents a major step forward for the landmark reform effort.
As the creditors get fatter, the innocent are punished. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to big business.
South East Asian and South Asian growers have a long way to go before they will be given the chance to contribute meaningfully to drug policy processes.