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Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, pictured on a diplomatic trip to Brazil in 2019. Credit: Alan Santos/PR  Flickr/Palácio do Planalto

It’s time for sanctions

Israel can’t be allowed to continue its colonization of Palestinian lands, writes Ben Jamal of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

What’s in store for the future when it comes to stopping air pollution? Watch experts and campaigners discuss the fight for clean air at a New Internationalist live event.

Back to work: garment workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, after factories re-opened in May. Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

A clamour to return to the status quo after Covid-19 would be bad news for people and the planet, argues Richard Swift. We may never get a better chance for a new normal.

Former World Bank president Jim Yong Kim sold $320 million in pandemic bonds during the Ebola crisis.   The bonds, however, did not pay out, even though over 2,000 people have died. Credit: WikiCommons

Liam Taylor on the World Bank’s waning reputation in pandemic response.

Leasing a flying ICU to go between Belém and Brasília costs over $6,794 – or 63 months’ wages of a person within the poor 50 per cent.

In Brazil, the rich, who infected the poor, are now buying ICU flights for themselves.

Husna Rizvi makes a vital suggestion.

Women in Qamishlo, the de-facto capital of Rojava, protest against a Turkish-Russian deal that threatens them and the gains of their revolution. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty

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