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‘Autocratic Rule’ of Erdogan Cracks as Secular Left Wins Big in Turkey Elections

“You opened the door to the rise of democracy, equality, and freedom,” Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoğlu said following his re-election. “You ignited hope at the ballot box.”   By Brett Wilkins Apr 01, 2024   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party suffered its worst-ever defeat Sunday when the country’s main opposition party […]

Immigrants, ‘Legal’ or Otherwise, Make America

Most people living off Social Security, and especially most people who will in the near future, don’t know that they owe a good deal of their check to the very “illegal” immigrants they call “invaders,” rapists, and murderers.   PIERRE TRISTAM Mar 14, 2024   There were plenty of alarming debt and deficit numbers when […]

In Life As In Death: Let Them See That Many Remember

In the days leading up to Navalny’s funeral, the Kremlin had warned “unauthorized gatherings” would violate the law, and across the country they arrested hundreds of people for laying flowers at makeshift memorials. Still, at Friday’s ceremony, up to 10,000 people braved the threats and cold to join what became Russia’s largest opposition gathering in decades.   By ABBY […]

Terror unleashed against people of Nigeria 

Murderous State’s drone attack killed at least 88 persons in Tudun Biri village, Kaduna, Nigeria, on 3 December.   By Harsh Thakor   At least 88 people have been reportedly killed in a mistaken army drone attack” on a religious gathering, during the Mawlid al-Nabi (the birthday of Prophet Muhammad), in the northwest of Nigeria. […]

UK Union Workers Blockade Plants Arming Israel

“We stand here ashamed that the weapons used in the ongoing ethnic cleansing of Palestine are partly made on our own doorstep,” one participating doctor said.   By OLIVIA ROSANE Dec 07, 2023   More than 1,000 union members with Workers for a Free Palestine blockaded four weapons factories in the United Kingdom Thursday that make components […]

UAW Becomes the largest US Union to call for cease-Fire in Gaza

The United Auto Workers on Friday became the largest U.S. union to endorse a cease-fire in Gaza as Israel resumed its bombardment of the Palestinian territory following a weeklong pause.   By Groundxero Dec 02, 2023   The UAW, the largest union in US have called for a ceasefire. It represents 400,000 workers in the US and more […]

Nearly 1 Million Across US Call For Cease-Fire in Gaza

“Only a negotiated cease-fire can pave the way to addressing the current humanitarian crisis, the release of all hostages, and a long-term solution to this conflict,” said one campaigner.   JESSICA CORBETT Nov 29, 2023   Almost a million Americans signed petitions from half a dozen civil society organizations demanding that U.S. President Joe Biden […]

Unprecedented Global Solidarity with Palestinians on November 29

On the International Day in Solidarity with the Palestinian People, on November 29, people across the world expressed their solidarity demanding immediate complete cease-fire in Gaza and a fully liberated Palestine.   November 30, 2023 by Groundxero   Every year, November 29 marks the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. It’s a day to remember that […]

Corporate Profits Surge to $1 Trillion a Year as Working People Suffer

Groundxero | 8 July, 2023   A joint study conducted by Oxfam and Action Aid shows that 722 of the world’s top corporations made combined windfall profits of $1 trillion per year in 2021 and 2022 as people across the planet struggled to meet basic needs due to rising prices of food and fuel. Oxfam and ActionAid found that these […]

Lula’s victory speech as president-elect raises hope for poor in Brazil and environmentalists worldwide

After one of the closest presidential elections in Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers’ Party emerged the winner against the far-right incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro. Lula’s victory underlines the decisive shift to the left in Latin American politics. The change began with the election in 2018 of Andres Manuel Lopez in Mexico, […]

War Crimes and Selective Amnesia

Russia has been deservedly suspended from the UNHRC. But, was this the result of ethical judgement by the international community? Why did this community as well as international media turn a blind eye to the many instances of human rights violations and war crimes by the US and its allies in the two Gulf Wars, […]

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: A Clash of Imperialisms

Nearly 40 years after the Cold War, Europe is once again tense and divided. While the United States and the European Union has sided with Ukraine, China has been overtly and covertly backing Russia. A lot of commentators are tempted to speak about the spectres of World War III. While we might debate about the […]