Gun Control at the Pentagon? Dont Even Think About It — Global Issues

Opinion by Norman Solomon (san francisco, usa) Wednesday, June 01, 2022 Inter Press Service SAN FRANCISCO, USA, Jun 01 (IPS) – New outcries for gun control have followed the horrible tragedies of mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo. “Evil came to that elementary school classroom in Texas, to that grocery store…

How the Russia-Ukraine Conflict Impacts Africa — Global Issues

Josefa Sacko is the AUC Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE) Opinion by Josefa Sacko, Ibrahim Mayaki (luanda, angola) Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Inter Press Service LUANDA, Angola, May 31 (IPS) – While Africa is yet to fully recover from the socio-economic repercussions of the COVID-19…

Food Banks are Early Warning Systems for Emerging Food Crises, but also a Key Solution — Global Issues

Community members in Sowripalayam, outside Coimbatore, receive a meal from No Food Waste, a GFN-supported food bank in India. Credit: The Global Food Banking Network/Narayana Swamy Subbaraman Opinion by Lisa Moon (chicago, usa) Friday, May 27, 2022 Inter Press Service CHICAGO, USA, May 27 (IPS) – For months, the specter of…

Private Sector Needed as Addressing Education in Emergencies is Everyones Business — Global Issues

Director-General of Swiss Development Cooperation Patricia Danzi said the long-term education crisis also needed addressing, and private sector participation would assist ensuring the mismatch between business needs and skills could be addressed. by Joyce Chimbi (davos) Monday, May 23, 2022 Inter Press Service Davos, May 23 (IPS) – Against a backdrop…