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Complete insanity: the U.S. and North Korea

Obama sentences thousands of Koreans to die of starvation for...some reason.

The food-aid racket

A former international development worker outlines how the industry has nothing to do with meeting human needs.

Haiti earthquake - statement from Batay Ouvriye

Position statement on the devastating Haiti earthquake and its aftermath by Haitian workers' organisation Batay Ouvriye.

Kashmir: Public sector workers continue strike, French NGO MSF threatens strikers.

Striking public sector workers in Poonch, Kashmir

Public sector workers in Kashmir continue strike action to attempt to force the government not to renege on promises it made to workers after the 2005 earthquake. The French-based NGO Médecins Sans Frontières has threatened striking health workers at one of its district hospitals with dismissal if they continue the strike.

Somalia and the Islamic threat to capital

Aufheben gives the background to the civil war, famine and the US invasion of Somalia in 1992.