‘We can all move on’: Emily Seebohm on transgender ban FINA

Olympic swimmer Emily Seebohm says “we can all move on” after FINA’s historic transgender ban on elite swimmers. The top body for swimming FINA has made a landmark decision to effectively ban most transgender women from participating in female competitions. Ms Seebohm said she is in favor of the open category proposed when completing the … Read more

In the eye of the hurricane of hunger – global problems

Opinion by Danielle Kidney (new orleans† Friday 24 June 2022 Inter Press Service NEW ORLEANS, June 24 (IPS) – When I saw Dr. When I first met Roland Bunch, I have to be honest: he scared me. As one of the most respected leaders in agronomy and resilient land management, he offers highly prescient predictions … Read more

The role of the US, Russia and China

The world was once divided along the lines of right-wing and left-wing ideologies. Right-wing ideologies revolved around the assumption that the pursuit of social welfare and equality could be achieved and sustained with a free enterprise market system that places entrepreneurs and capitalists at the center of the economic universe. Leftist ideologies revolved around the … Read more

Indigenous Communities Want a Share in New Deal to Protect Nature – Global Issues

The recent eviction debacle involving the Maasai community in the Loliondo division in Tanzania’s northern Ngorongoro district has left indigenous peoples concerned about the loss of their ancestral land under the ’30by30′ plan in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Bradford Bag/Unsplash by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, Zimbabwe† Thursday 23 June 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, … Read more

Why aren’t more women angry? – Global issues

Source: World Economic Forum. Opinion by Joseph Chamie (portland, united states† Thursday 23 June 2022 Inter Press Service PORTLAND, USA, June 23 (IPS) – Why aren’t more women angry about their subordination, discrimination and unequal treatment in the 21st century? Naturally, some of the women in the world are angry, but there are relatively few … Read more

Russia believes it must ‘revive’ the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire

Ukraine’s ambassador to Australia, Vasyl Myroshnychenko, says Russia believes it needs to “revive” the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire. “Russians have invaded us because they want us to stay outside the EU,” he told Sky News Australia. “They just believe they need to revive the Soviet Union, revive the Russian Empire, and that was … Read more

Russia believes it must ‘revive’ the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire

Ukraine’s ambassador to Australia, Vasyl Myroshnychenko, says Russia believes it needs to “revive” the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire. “Russians have invaded us because they want us to stay outside the EU,” he told Sky News Australia. “They just believe they need to revive the Soviet Union, revive the Russian Empire, and that was … Read more