INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Thursday 14 December
Louise O'Shea
On 27 May 2004, then prime minister John Howard announced his intention to amend the Marriage Act to define marriage as being between a man and a woman. The act was amended the following August. - IV515 - December 2017 / Australia, (...)
Wednesday 13 December
Radical Socialist
Mohammad Afrazul, from Malda's Sayadpur village, worked as a labour contractor and lived with twenty-four other labourers in a four roomed, single storey house in Rajsamand's Dhoinda, some 300 kilometres from Jaipur. He was first attacked with an axe, then burnt to death, and the entire process (...)
Tuesday 12 December
Eric Toussaint
This article, originally written towards the end of 2003, is now published on our website for the first time in English. The odious Iraqi debt is still under-documented today, though it is highly relevant in our research and our proposals against all illegitimate, illegal, odious and (...)
Tuesday 12 December
Iolanda Fresnillo
Falar de dívida é falar de soberania. A soberania da qual temos sido despojadas – as “devedoras”– por parte dos credores através da “dividocracia” em que vivemos. Falamos de dividocracia quando pagar dívidas é mais prioritário do que satisfazer as necessidades básicas da população, quando cumprir os (...)
Tuesday 12 December
Eric Toussaint
Sovereign debt has been a crucial factor in a series of major historical events. From the early 19th century, in Latin American countries such as Colombia, Mexico and Argentina, struggling for independence,as well as Greece when seeking funds for its war of independence, these nascent countries (...)
Tuesday 12 December
No Vox
Nous publions ici le compte-rendu de NoVox de l'atelier « Impact des accaparements des terres sur la migration des jeunes en Afrique de l'Ouest » organisé dans le cadre du forum citoyen Afrique-Union européenne, forum réprimé violemment par les autorités locales et nationales ivoiriennes les 29 et 30 (...)
Tuesday 12 December
Camille Bruneau
Les Grands projets nuisibles et imposées (GPNI, aussi nommés « éléphants blancs » en Afrique) tels que l'aéroport de Notre Dame des Landes, la poubelle nucléaire de Bure, le projet d'autoroute CHB en Belgique, ou le barrage INGA-3 en RDC, multiplient les mécontentements. A cause de leur non-sens (...)
Tuesday 12 December
Some 150 academics who signed a petition calling for peace in Turkey's Kurdish regions are now facing trial. Uraz Aydin, the editor of the leftwing journal Yeniyol faces additional charges of terrorist propaganda. - 2. News from around the world / (...)
Tuesday 12 December
Sabrina Fernandes
The Brazilian right's efforts to destroy abortion rights are key to their broader crusade against the Left. - IV515 - December 2017 / Brazil, Women, Far Right
Tuesday 12 December
Eric Toussaint
En toda una serie de acontecimientos históricos mayores, la deuda soberana era un elemento determinante (vease : http://www.cadtm.org/Repudio-de-las...). Fue el caso, a partir de comienzos del siglo XIX, en los Estados que luchaban por su independencia, en América latina desde México a Argentina o (...)
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