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‘Marxist environmentalist’ and author Mike Davis dies at 76
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‘Marxist environmentalist’ and author Mike Davis dies at 76

SAN DIEGO — Mike Davis, an author, activist and self-defined “Marxist environmentalist” whose greatest fears drove him to anticipate riots, fires and disease in such bestsellers as “City of Quartz” and “The Ecology of Fear,” has died at age 76. Davis died Tuesday after a long battle with esophageal cancer, his friend Jon Wiener announced...

Brazil: The community garden offering seeds of hope to Rio’s favela residents
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Brazil: The community garden offering seeds of hope to Rio’s favela residents

Issued on: 26/10/2022 – 15:26 02:39 A favela resident with fresh produce collected from a Hortas Cariocas garden in Rio de Janeiro, June 13, 2022. © Facebook / @HortasCariocas In Rio de Janeiro, this urban community garden in the Manguinhos favela is the largest in Latin America: it feeds 800 families a month with affordable, pesticide-free...

Blinken Discusses Need to De-escalate West Bank Violence With Israeli President – Israel News
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Blinken Discusses Need to De-escalate West Bank Violence With Israeli President – Israel News

News Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Hebrew and TheMarker Partnerships Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved #Blinken #Discusses #Deescalate #West #Bank #Violence #Israeli #President #Israel #News...

Lee Zeldin, Gov. Kathy Hochul duke it out over crime in fiery debate amid surge in New York violence
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Lee Zeldin, Gov. Kathy Hochul duke it out over crime in fiery debate amid surge in New York violence

New York’s Republican gubernatorial hopeful, Lee Zeldin, wrangled with incumbent Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul in a primetime debate Tuesday over rising crime and the ongoing surge of violence plaguing the state’s citizens. Zeldin opened the debate by declaring New York was “in a crisis” because of Hochul’s leadership, and blasted policies like cashless bail and...

Syria Facing ‘Acute Violence,’ Worst Economic Crisis Since War Began, Cholera Outbreak: UN
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Syria Facing ‘Acute Violence,’ Worst Economic Crisis Since War Began, Cholera Outbreak: UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria is facing “acute violence,” the worst economic crisis since the war began in 2011, and a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak with more that 24,000 suspected cases reported throughout the country and at least 80 deaths, U.N. officials said Tuesday. U.N. special envoy Geir Pedersen told the U.N. Security Council that...

UN: Syria facing `acute violence’ and worst economic crisis
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UN: Syria facing `acute violence’ and worst economic crisis

UNITED NATIONS — Syria is facing “acute violence,” the worst economic crisis since the war began in 2011, and a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak with more that 24,000 suspected cases reported throughout the country and at least 80 deaths, U.N. officials said Tuesday. U.N. special envoy Geir Pedersen told the U.N. Security Council that the...

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Penn State Cancels Event by Proud Boys Founder, Citing Threat of Violence – The New York Times

Penn State Cancels Event by Proud Boys Founder, Citing Threat of Violence  The New York Times Penn State Hosted The Proud Boys Despite Outcry. Students Were Attacked.  Yahoo News Spitting mad: Penn State protester hocks loogie at right-wing provocateur Alex Stein  New York Post Penn State cancels event with Proud Boys founder due to ‘threat of violence’  CBS Pittsburgh...

Sudan: Justice for protesters against coup, key to ending cycle of violence |
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Sudan: Justice for protesters against coup, key to ending cycle of violence |

To break the country’s cycle of turmoil, they also called for an independent accountability and transitional justice mechanism with a mandate to address human rights violations committed during protests. This would also involve a focus on the gendered nature of the violence, and the provision of suitable reparations to victims.  Ongoing abuse  “Over the past...

Penn State cancels Proud Boys founder’s speech, citing the threat of violence : NPR
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Penn State cancels Proud Boys founder’s speech, citing the threat of violence : NPR

A man wearing a Proud Boys shirt fights with protesters ahead of an event featuring far-right group Proud Boys’ founder Gavin McInnes at Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pa., on Monday. The event was canceled by Penn State officials, who cited “the threat of escalating violence.” Leah Millis/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Leah Millis/Reuters...