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Coal Mines Making Comeback as Biden and Company Head to Climate Change Summit

Next week President Joe Biden and 13 members of his cabinet will fly to Glasgow, Scotland, to attend the United Nation’s climate summit where he and other world leaders will vie to make the greatest commitments to fight so-called climate change. The trip comes as domestic crises continue and the coal industry that Barack Obama […]

U.N. Cuts Off Indian Diplomat Criticizing China, Blames ‘Mic Failure’

An Indian diplomat’s microphone conspicuously cut out during a United Nations (U.N.) transport conference in Beijing last week just as the envoy began to criticize China’s infrastructure-building Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported Wednesday. Priyanka Sohoni, the second secretary of the Indian Embassy in Beijing, had just begun speaking […]

The UN Food Summit Ignored Indigenous People and Pushed The Great Reset Agenda

The United Nations recently held the Food Systems Summit with a focus on transforming the global food systems, but activists and farmers are exposing the summit as an attempt at corporate colonization of the food supply. On September 23, the United Nations held the Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) during the UN General Assembly in New […]

A World Without Hunger

Above Photo: Ang Kiukok (Philippines), Harvest , 2004. On 1 October, the International Peoples’ Assembly (IPA), a network of over 200 social and political movements, had its public launch. The IPA owes its origin to a meeting held in Brazil in 2015 where movement leaders gathered to talk about the perilous situation facing the world. At this […]

Cynicism Of Biden’s UN Speech Calling For More Diplomacy

Joe Biden spoke of peace and diplomacy at the U.N. but support for defense spending and war making are bipartisan imperatives that prevent the people’s needs from being met. In the same week that Biden delivered a speech at the United Nations where he argued that force had to be “our tool of last resort, […]

New Credit Card Will Shut Off When Your ‘Carbon Footprint’ Gets Too High

    It’s being touted as “climate action in your pocket”, and the Doconomy site says “Our non-plastic, biodegradable DO card tracks the CO2 emissions generated from our transactions and then displays that data through a simple app.” The site goes on to say that this is a partnership not only with credit giant Mastercard […]

Stop US Sanctions: ‘You Don’t Feel Them, But They Are Killing Our People’

NOTE: In April of this year, my family had a medical emergency that required most of my time and attention. The result is that I am now the sole legal and physical guardian of two young children with significant needs. I hope to return to writing a regular newsletter now that they are in school. […]

Likely Assassination Of United Nations Chief Happened 60 Years Ago

Above Photo: Dag Hammarskjöld arrived in Katanga for talks with Katanga authorities and Belgian representatives about withdrawal of Belgian troops and the deployment of the UN Force. At Elisabethville airport prior to his return in Leopoldville. Aug. 14, 1960. UN Photo. Note: Former President Harry Truman told reporters two days after Dag Hammarskjöld’s death on Sept. […]

Indigenous Leaders Face Barriers To UN Climate Conference

Above photo: The United Nations 20th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues began April 19, 2021. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Indigenous leaders are largely being excluded from participation in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference as the world grapples with escalating problems from floods, fires, heat, drought and […]

Taliban Cries Poor: Urges U.S. to Show Some ‘Heart’ and Send Money

The Taliban terrorists now governing the new Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan thanked the United Nations and its donors Tuesday after they promised hundreds of millions of dollars in aid before scolding America and telling it to join the donation frenzy and show some “heart.” AFP reports the group turned on the U.S. after saying it will […]

Farmers And Civil Society Reject Corporate UN Food Systems Summit

The World Economic Forum and Gates Foundation are convening a food summit through the United Nations on September 23. Global farmer, peasant and fishing coalitions have called a boycott of the summit for its pro-corporate agenda, refusal to include the human right to food and exclusion of the intergovernmental body, the Committee on World Food […]

Taliban Response to Afghan Protests Increasingly Violent, UN Says

Taliban fighters try to stop the protesters, as they shout slogans during an anti-Pakistan protest, near the Pakistan embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept. 7, 2021. (Stringer/Reuters) GENEVA—The U.N. rights office on Friday said that the Taliban response to peaceful marches in Afghanistan has been increasingly violent, with authorities using live ammunition, batons, and whips […]

U.N. Staff in Afghanistan ‘Fear for Their Lives’ After Taliban Takeover

United Nations (U.N.) staff members in Afghanistan are facing increased incidents of “harassment and intimidation” by members of the Taliban since the terror group seized power of the country last month, U.N. special envoy to Afghanistan Deborah Lyons said Thursday, adding that some U.N. personnel “fear for their lives.” “We are … increasingly worried by […]

After a decade of escalations, some in Gaza find themselves homeless for a fourth time

When it rains in the al-Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, water pools into Zoher Alsayd’s living room, kitchen, and bedroom.  “Sometimes like the last winter, we could not stay in our house,” the 49-year-old father of five said. “We left for our relatives, but we could not bear it. We were two families […]

Palestinian Refugees in International Law

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer Pitasanna Shanmugathas recently graduated with a Master of Global Affairs degree from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Earlier this year he spoke with Dr. Lex Takkenberg and Francesca Albanese, authors of the book “Palestinian […]

Is It Time To Create A UN Political Body For Climate Change?

Above Photo: Trusteeship Council. UN Photo/CCOI. United nations  – As a wisecracking cynic once remarked: “The sun would never set on the British empire because God wouldn’t trust an Englishman in the dark“. Perhaps it was an uncharitable remark because most of the British colonies have long gone. But when i quoted this witticism to […]

Don’t waste the opportunity at UN SC

United Nations Security Council in session, New York (File photo) India acted rather petulantly when it turned it down Pakistan’s request for participation in the meeting on Afghanistan. Alas, India made a clumsy start to its long-awaited UNSC presidency. This farcical performance does no credit to India’s claim for permanent membership of the UN Security […]

UN Food Systems Summit: Here Is Why We Are Boycotting It

In September this year, the United Nations will host a Global Food Systems Summit in New York. The organisers of this summit are pitching it as a crucial debate of the decade which is to define the future of agriculture. They aim to bring together various stakeholders across sectors who play a role in the […]

King George III and Klaus Schwab: Resistance Is Futile!!!!!!!!!!

We already know what’s coming, the globalists keep telling us what to expect!!   (Braggarts!!) George III Proclamation read at the Continental Congress: [embedded content] Klaus Schwabenstein today:  The ULTIMATUM has been restated as a SYSTEMIC OPPORTUNITY!!!  But for whom? [embedded content] Klaus Schwab’s true meaning is set forth here:  Whether authentic or not, this is […]

No ambulances amid the bombings: How Gaza’s COVID-19 patients survived Israel’s military assault

When Imad Alhour, 33, realized it was time to get admitted to the closest hospital treating COVID-19, he had to first figure out the safest route to avoid airstrikes. Next, he needed to hail a taxi. Alhour lives in Gaza City and fell sick with coronavirus symptoms a few days before a violent escalation broke […]

‘Syria and the League of Nations’: Dr. Jaafari’s Latest Book Celebrated

[embedded content] MIRI WOOD JULY 13, 2021 The publication of “Syria and the League of Nations” by Dr. Bashar al Jaafari, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, was celebrated at a packed house ceremony in the Al Assad National Library, on 12 July. The Damascene auditorium was filled with Syrian ministers, including Minister of Culture, Dr. Lubana […]

Haiti’s White Rulers Have Spoken On Haiti’s Political Future

Haiti’s White Rulers Have Spoken On Haiti’s Political Future Above Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP. The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) condemns the arrogance and illegality of United Nations Special Envoy for Haiti Helen La Lime’s July 8 statement that Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph will be the new president, just one day after the assassination […]

Report Calls For Reparations For Victims Of Racist Police Violence

Above Photo: Kerem Yucel / AFP Via Getty Images. On June 28, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released a stunning 23-page report accompanied by a 95-page conference room paper for the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) documenting systemic racism and human rights violations by police forces against Africans and people of African descent throughout the […]

Launch: ‘Group Of Friends In Defense Of The United Nations Charter’

We, representatives of Algeria, Angola, Belarus, Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Cuba, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Iran, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, the State of Palestine, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Syria, and Venezuela to the United Nations, are pleased to announce the official launch and establishment of the “Group of […]

United Nations Climate Talks Slowed

Above photo: Activists protesting outside IFEMA, where UN Climate Change Conference COP25 is being held on Dec. 13, 2019. Credit: Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images. Covid Woes and Technical Squabbles. More than a year of delays in some negotiations means the goal of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is slipping farther away. The […]

UN Chief Guterres Appointed for Second Term

NEW YORK—United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was appointed for a second-five year-term on Friday by the 193-member U.N. General Assembly. “I will give it my all to ensure the blossoming of trust between and among nations large and small, to build bridges, and to engage relentlessly in confidence building,” Guterres told the General Assembly after […]

NATO Proclamation At Annual Summit Threatens The Peace

Above Photo: americansecurityproject.org Space Attacks and Cyber Attacks Could Now Trigger Military Intervention Under Article 5 of the NATO Treaty. The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China. So does a new stipulation—announced […]

Iqbal on the UN; circa 1923

Note Satanic Pentagram Urdu/Persian poet-philosopher Muhammad Iqbal died seven years before the creation of the United Nations in 1945. However, its predecessor, the League of Nations, was created following World War I in his lifetime. There was great fanfare back then that the League of Nations would avert future wars (yet World War II did […]

The war in my head

For the first time, I’m not sure I can manage to finish a dispatch. Last month, death loomed closer than a walk to the bathroom. It did not matter where I was inside Gaza, every place in this small territory of 140.9 square miles was proximal to shelling and airstrikes.   Hostilities escalated on May 10, […]

Youth Launch ‘Stronger Campaign’ For UN Biodiversity Day

Above Photo: Alison Kentish/IPS. Tired with Tokenism. International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on May 22 under the theme ‘we’re part of the solution.’ A network of youth groups is informing policymakers that young people are tired of the same old rhetoric and platitudes. The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) has put leaders and […]

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