Lauren McCauley @ Common Dreams - Protesting against Israel's recent war and ongoing apartheid against Palestinians, activists thwarted an Israeli cargo ship at the Port of Oakland on Saturday by forcing the boat to depart the Bay Area unloaded. Read more.
The menace of the Chinese debt trap, which has been rubbished by some African leaders, is threatening the whole sovereignty of Zambia. As Zambia continues to default on repaying Chinese loans, the Chinese are gradually taking over Zambian companies and a whole lot other economic interests. Read more.