The Empregadas and the Epidemic COVID-19 Lays Bare Brazil’s Deep Societal Divide

The coronavirus pandemic is hitting Brazil harder than most other countries, in part because social inequality is so massive. Armies of maids commute between favela slums and middle-class neighborhoods. Taking a closer look at...

COVID-19 and Europe Economic Scars for Decades to Come

Companies in Germany were practically begging 20- to 30-year-olds to come work for them. Then came the coronavirus, destroying health, lives and jobs. It will take decades for this generation to catch up economically. By Markus...

Israel must be smart about West Bank annexation

Opinion: Trump's plan is good for Israel, but is worthless unless the government actually applies rule of law in the territory; while it is impossible to do so across entire area, it must happen...

Will US Shale Survive If Oil Hits $40? – Analysis

By OilPrice.com-By Irina Slav Within a month, the U.S. oil benchmark West Texas Intermediate recorded two first-of-a-kind events. First, it fell below zero on April 20. Then, it soared up so high it is about...

Will Gulf States Learn From Their Success In Handling The Pandemic? – Analysis

By James M. Dorsey - Eurasiareview The economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic for Gulf states has done far more than play havoc with their revenue base and fiscal household. It has propelled massive structural...

Coronavirus in Egypt: Unprotected and fearful doctors close to revolt

Twenty-five medical workers have died of Covid-19 in Egypt, and many of their colleagues are resigning or threatening to strike in protestղ By MEE correspondent in Cairo Shuttered shops and empty streets lie outside Cairo’s Abbasia quarantine...

US indicts agents of sanctioned North Korean bank

Sanctioned North Korean Foreign Trade Bank outs ties to Chinese nationals and their efforts to help Pyongyang evade sanctions by Joshua Stanton – Asia Times The US Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia on Thursday...

How should Chinese govts tighten its belt for a tough fiscal year?

Source:Global Times China's newly released Government Work Report has made clear that governments at all levels must tighten their belts to lead a prudent fiscal year amid economic pressure caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Although China...

Growing uncertainties in Canada raise alarm for Chinese companies

Source:Global Times Before Wednesday's ruling on Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's extradition case, China's domestic public opinion was dominated by optimism. Yet, the court's decision was disappointing and unexpected, raising concerns over whether China-Canada relations will...

The US is grave of the weak, the old, the poor, and minorities

By Shan Renping Source:Global Times The death toll of COVID-19 in the US passed 100,000 on Wednesday, the biggest shame for the superpower in more than a century. It reflects the decline of the US...

China, India don’t need US help on their frictions

By Wang Wenwen Source:Global Times Photo: IC While Indian and Chinese forces have been engaging in a border standoff after India illegally constructed defense facilities across the border into Chinese territory in the Galwan Valley region,...

Premier Li’s press conference mirrors China’s confidence: Global Times editorial

Source:Global Times Premier Li’s press conference mirrors China’s confidence: Global Times editorial Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the press after the closing of the third session of the 13th National People's Congress at the Great Hall...

Armenia: US government funding COVID disinformation

Articles on the U.S. Embassy-sponsored website call COVID-19 a "fake pandemic" and oppose vaccines. Health experts warn it could make the crisis worse. Tatev Hovhannisyan-  Eurasianet.org (Yerevan city government) This is an edited version...

A brief history of corruption in Ukraine: the Yushchenko era

The Orange Revolution fades to black. Part 3 in a series. Katya Gorchinskaya- Eurasianet.org Viktor Yushchenko (Wikimedia)The silhouette of the man onstage at Maidan Nezalezhnosti was that of Viktor Yushchenko, the leading contender in...

‘Do Your Duty’: UK Press has Dominic Cummings in the Crosshairs for Breach of...

On Wednesday UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to "move on" from the controversy surrounding his chief advisor Dominic Cummings, who is accused of violating the government's own social distancing guidelines and breaking...

JOHN KIRIAKOU: Michael Flynn & the FBI Setup

The case of the fallen Trump official shows exactly what is wrong with our criminal justice system. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News Much has been made in recent weeks of whether or not former National Security Advisor...

THE ANGRY ARAB: Abbas & His Latest ‘Threat’

As`ad AbuKhalil provides an unsparing assessment of the leader of the Palestinian Authority and his declaration of ending security coordination with the U.S. and Israel. By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News For the umpteenth time, Mahmoud Abbas,...

Brits are happy to carry out regime change abroad, but millennia of monarchy have...

Andrew Dickens Andrew Dickens is an award-winning writer on culture, society, politics, health and travel for major titles such as the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Independent, the Daily Mail and Empire. The UK has never hesitated to...

Men inferior at controlling Covid? Oh please! Belgium has one of the world’s worst...

By Peter Lloyd, journalist and author based in London. Sorry ladies, but women aren’t superior at managing a global health crisis. No matter how much man-hating feminists want this pipedream to be true. Another day, another reminder...

Race war or bust? MSM smothers racial unity over police killing of Minneapolis man...

Helen Buyniski is an American journalist and political commentator at RT. Follow her on Twitter @velocirapture23 The brutal police murder of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis united all races and political stripes in shocked outrage. So...