The old adage that the best way to rob a bank is to own it is playing out in courts in both Ukraine and the US. Continue reading ‘Financial crime of the century’ in Ukraine wrecks lives and corrodes livelihoods across borders
The many factors contributing to the decreasing affordability of American homes can be difficult for any individual to tackle. But with government assistance, more young adults may be able to dream of gaining their own property and forever home again. Continue reading Rethinking the American Dream: Is homeownership out of reach for younger generations of Americans?
Following nine months of political unrest in Belarus following Alexander Lukashenko’s stolen election in August 2020, Belarus is experiencing a brain drain. Continue reading Belarus suffers brain drain amid year of political unrest
Due to a long history of war with neighbouring Ethiopia, the dictator of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki, is set on ensuring his citizens are always ready for conflict. The biggest recruitment channel for soldiers in Eritrea, one of the most militarised countries in the world, is the education system. Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Horrors of Eritrea’s Sawa Military Camp
At $1.9 trillion, the Covid-19 stimulus package already dwarfs anything previously passed by Congress – but with the introduction of The American Jobs Plan, Joe Biden is looking to eke out that capital and go even bigger. Continue reading Biden’s radical infrastructure plan could rebuild America’s foundation
It has been a year since the Italian anti-ISIS fighter Maria Edgarda ‘Eddi’ Marcucci was sentenced to government ‘special surveillance’ – with a law unused since the Mussolini era. Continue reading From the frontlines against ISIS to ‘special surveillance’ by the Italian government
For most of us, the coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life, even putting our livelihoods at risk. Continue reading Gentrification in a pandemic: How coronavirus is transforming American cities
You’d be forgiven for thinking Joe Biden’s vaccine policy was borne of America’s historical advocacy of isolationism. Continue reading Coronavirus pandemic will only end when the whole world is vaccinated – not just rich nations
Historically, France had largely been a pro-vaccine country. The famous work of French microbiologist and chemist Louis Pasteur contributed to the historic national pride of the country. Continue reading Why are so many French people rejecting the coronavirus vaccine?
YPJ International Brigade fighter Eddi Marcucci recalls how the fighting in Syria helped her see through the capitalism myth and the emotional struggles of living through war. Continue reading ‘I was already a feminist, but the YPJ gave me the tools to survive as a woman’: Exclusive look at Eddi Marcucci’s journey from Italy to Syria