The resistance v Trump: who scored what victories the coming week? | Jamie Peck

From the embarrassing national park pictures to the new travelling ban here are the point winners for either side this week Phases for the resistance Women go on strike On 8 March 2017, women in at the least 50 countries around the world went on ten-strike from tasks, shopping, and housework and took to the…

Will India Start Providing Public Health Services for Refugees? – Pacific Standard

Pacific Standard Will India Start Providing Public Health Service for Refugees ? Pacific Standard That has allowed the Rohingya to be excluded from public relief and assistance initiatives, including basic healthcare and nutrition programs. International bureaux, which are short on money and access, are unable to fill the gaps. Activists and …

LA is about to discover that democracy and the Olympics don’t mixture

A key point often lost in the criticism of the IOCs tolerance of tyranny is that by hosting the Olympics, democracies become more authoritarian On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee will rubberstamp the plan to hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games while Los Angeles will host in 2028. Given the lack of bids from democratic…

UN meeting tackles the ‘fundamental threat’ of antibiotic-resistant superbugs

All 193 UN member states have agreed to combat the proliferation of drug-resistant infections, estimated to kill more than 700,000 people each year The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, said antimicrobial resistance is an essential menace to global health and safety at the first general assembly gratifying on drug-resistant bacteria. It is only the fourth…