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David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” (Part 2) (audio/mpeg 29.9MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Part 2 from journalist David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” at University of New Orleans on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:49PM
NATO is harboring the Islamic State - by Nafeez Ahmed
Who funds ISIS? Is the Bush-Cheney policy of "regime change" related to the flood of refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria?
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 4:46AM
No to Racism and War! - by Attac and Marx21
We must give good and equal chances to youth for education and training instead of hate campaigns and general suspicion. The left must urge welcoming refugees and opening borders instead of allowing people to drown in the Mediterranean. The Islamic State would not exist without the western wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and now in Syria. The "war on terror" has taken the lives of more than a million persons and destroyed whole societies. Whoever wants to fight IS must battle against the imperi...
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 6:07AM
Paris Attacks - Bourgeois Terrorism - by International Communist Party - Communist Lef
statement on Paris attacks from Internationalist Communist Perspective
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:04PM
Ataques en París - by partido comunista internacional
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:09AM
Attacks in Paris - by International Communist Party
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:52AM
Terrorism in Paris casts a cloud across UN climate change conference - by John Englart (Takver)
People around the world will have woken this morning to news of the horrific terrorism attacks in Paris on a Friday night. Over 120 dead, more than 200 injured many seriously. Seven of the eight attackers blew themselves up with strapped on suicide vests and an eighth attacker was shot by police during a storming of a concert theatre. Some of the attackers are feared to be still at large.
Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 10:10AM
Witness Venezuela’s Elections This December-6, 2015 - by Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle
This December, witness one of the most important elections in the history of Venezuela, and of the hemisphere. On December 6, the people of Venezuela will exercise their right to vote in elections for deputies to the country’s National Assembly. Voters will decide whether to carry forward the Bolivarian Revolution by retaining a Chavista majority in the National Assembly or return the political intitative to the traditional elites represented by most of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD).
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2015 2:29PM
Greek conscripts: 'we won't take part in fighting migrants' - by Diktio Spartakos
A collective statement on the migrant crisis from “Diktyo Spartakos” (‘Spartacus Net’), a far leftist formation inside the Greek army, and signed by conscript soldiers from 50 different units.
Posted: Sun Nov 8, 2015 10:16PM
Rome Peace Conference says No War No NATO - by David Roknich/IndyRadio
An international news network is part of the plan to oppose NATO expansion backed by representatives of Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Spain, Sweden and the USA who met in Rome last week for a Peace Conference.
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2015 1:36PM
Time for a New Detente Policy - by Sahra Wagenknecht
The past subordination under the US policy oriented to regime change and chaos in the Middle East must be ended. A diplomatic offensive to end the war in Syria on the path of negotiation with Russia is necessary. Since March 1999, NATO was expanded with a dozen countries. in Romania, the US began building a missile defense which Russia perceives as a threat. The clear rejection of a NATO that trusts in rearmament and global power demonstration is a prerequisite for a new detente policy.
Posted: Sun Nov 1, 2015 6:12AM
Philippines: Rebel Executions Violate International Law - by Human Rights Watch (HRW)
(Manila) – The communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the Philippines executed the mayor of a small town and his son on October 19, 2015, in violation of international humanitarian law, Human Rights Watch said today. Throughout its four-decade insurgency, the rebel group has frequently executed people found “guilty” by its so-called people’s courts, which do not meet basic fair trial standards.
Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:05AM
"Pacific Pivot" Bully's cruise in South China Sea is a Pirate's PR trick - by DLi
Last week's US Navy sailing by a destroyer to within 12 miles of a Chinese artificial reef in the South China Sea was a PR cruise that got a principled but stern reaction by Beijing. The US Ambassador was called to the Foreign Ministry to receive a well-deserved warning that such provocative actions by Washington in the future will be met with stronger countermeasures. Interestingly, the US "corporate-bin-Laden" media omitted any mentioning of the diplomatic scolding suffered by the self-proc...
Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:18AM
ACLU Comment on Leaked Targeted Killing Documents - by American Civil Liberties Union
NEW YORK, October 15, 2015 — The Intercept released documents today showing that the government’s targeted killing operations are rife with intelligence shortcomings and frequent civilian casualties. The papers also reveal that the reality of the operations is far from the public picture presented by the government.
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:39PM
ACLU Sues Psychologists Who Designed and Ran CIA Torture Program - by American Civil Liberties Union
SPOKANE, Wash., October 13, 2015 — Three former Central Intelligence Agency prisoners represented by the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA’s torture program.
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:35PM
First Annual Palestinian Film Festival in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 27.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Kezia speaks with Lugine Gray about the first annual Palestinian film festival, taking place in New Orleans from October 18th - October 25th and featuring a multitude of popular films.
Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:40AM
Hedge Fund Threatens Trade Tribunal to Sue Peru for Old Military Debt - by Yonaton Daniel
A US hedge fund is threatening to sue Peru for $5.1 billion over decades-old military debts it bought.
Posted: Fri Oct 9, 2015 11:41AM
Collateral Damage Kunduz (video/mp4 13.7MB) - by IndyRadio
In Kunduz, patients burned in their beds and doctors were killed as they worked. Doctors Without Borders demands an independent investigation of the US bombing of Kunduz, Afghanistan.
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2015 4:53PM
Doctors Without Borders Spokesperson Says US Knew Coordinates Of Hospital - by Listener
Doctors Without Borders reported that the attack by US planes on their hospital in Afghanistan did not stop for 45 minutes after a call to the USG was made/
Posted: Sat Oct 3, 2015 1:41PM
Bernie Sanders' Vague Statement on “War and Peace” is Wanting - by Jonathan Nack
File photo Sanders' call for a grassroots movement to take power away from the Billionaires and their corporations, and his specific proposals on domestic issues, such as free higher education, give people who want real progressive changes reasons to be excited. His statement on War and Peace does not. Those with politics further to the left, whom call for dramatic reductions in the military budget and an end to the so-called “war on terrorism,” and those with a critique of U.S. im...
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2015 6:01PM