Wednesday, May 12, 2021

CORRECTED VERSION: Struggle for the Future of Food

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 10 (IPS) - Producers and consumers seem helpless as food all over the world comes under fast growing corporate...

High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Significantly Reduce ICU Admissions & COVID-19 Deaths

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NEW JERSEY, USA, May 06 (IPS) - The writer* is Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology & Nutrition, Director CardioMetabolic Institute, USAThere is considerable evidence...

Is Press Freedom Incompatible with Gender Empowerment?

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UNITED NATIONS, May 02 (IPS) - In the contemporary world of journalism, female reporters face a double jeopardy: they are increasingly targeted both...

Said Zahari: Unsung Mandela of Press Freedom

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 02 (IPS) - Have you ever heard of a workers’ strike or similar labour action for press freedom? And...

Online Violence: Weaponization of Deeply Rooted Misogyny, Sexism & Abuse of Power

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NEW DELHI, India, Apr 30 (IPS) - Every time a woman journalist receives threats of physical and sexual violence, cyber attacks and surveillence,...

A Free & Accessible Vaccine is Just out of Reach for Palestinians

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GAZA, Apr 29 (IPS) - The writer is a Palestinian living in Gaza and a policy officer for Oxfam. We were able to...

World Press Freedom in an age of remoteness

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CANBERRA, Australia, Apr 29 (IPS) - 3 May is World Press Freedom Day. This is part of a series of IPS features and...

Press Freedom Vital in the Fight Against the Pandemic

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Apr 29 (IPS) - The writer is a researcher with CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance based in Johannesburg   3 May...

Spyware Threatens Press Freedoms Privacy Imperative

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NEW YORK, Apr 28 (IPS) - Spyware’s repeated use to target journalists and those close to them poses an existential threat to the...

State of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka: Are Government Policies Effective in Controlling it?

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NEW JERSEY, Apr 28 (IPS) - The SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19) affected the entire world; many died, millions got sick, and the misery continues....

Sacred Words

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STOCKHOLM / ROME, Apr 27 (IPS) - May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. This feature is part of a series highlighting the...

Q&A: Drawing Attention to the Crisis in the DRCs Education Sector

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GOMA, DR Congo, Apr 27 (IPS) - Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), has sounded the alarm on the need for...

Struggle for the Future of Food

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 27 (IPS) - Producers and consumers seem helpless as food all over the world comes under fast growing corporate...

To Effectively Combat Climate Change, Listen and Act on Ideas from the Youth

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URBANA, Illinois, Apr 26 (IPS) - Recently, I participated in Kids Climate Summit 2021, a virtual event that gave younger students an opportunity...

One Year Later & No Justice for Victims of 2020 Mali Protests and Coup

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UNITED NATIONS, Apr 23 (IPS) - It has been about a year since anti-government demonstrations and a coup in Mali, which saw 18...