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image Presidential Candidates and Both California Senators Vote No on "Combating BDS Act of 2019" 480_us-israel-whitehouse.jpg by Dave Id
United States Senate Bill 1, which included the "Combating BDS Act of 2019," passed with 77 votes on February 5, 2019. Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Congressional Republicans are looking for bills they think can split democrats. S1 is the first volley in that campaign, attempting to use Israel as the wedge....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:28PM
image Anti-BDS Bill Passes US Senate ussenate-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
The Republican-controlled United States Senate has passed legislation that would allow state and local governments to sanction those who support the BDS movement (Boycott, Divest and Sanctions) against Israel, with a 77-23 vote in favor. The bill will now move to the House of Representatives, currently ruled by a Democratic majority....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:47PM
image Israeli Tender for Jerusalem Railway Rejected by Spanish Company train-alray.jpg by IMEMC
A Spanish company announced, yesterday, that it had rejected an Israeli tender to build part of the Jerusalem railway, which will cut deep into occupied Palestinian territory....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:45PM
image Hague Recognizes Gaza & West Bank as Official Palestinian Birthplaces netherlands2019-maan.jpg by IMEMC
Palestinians living in the Netherlands will be allowed to register the Gaza Strip and the West Bank as their official place of birth, Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops told the House of Representatives in The Hague....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:42PM
image EU Report: Over 15,000 Settlement Units Built During 2018 480_settlements8-pnn_1.jpg by IMEMC
The advancement of settlement units continued at an unprecedented high level during the second half of 2018 (July-December), according to a recent EU report on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:20PM
image Bernie 2020 Campaign Has Corporate Democrats Running Scared 480_sm_bernie_1_1.jpg by Norman Solomon
The overarching fear that defenders of oligarchy have about Sanders is not that he’s out of step with most Americans—it’s that he’s in step with them....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:14AM
text An Open Letter to the People of the U.S.from President Nicolas Maduro by repost
“Disinformation by Omission”: Not a single Western mainstream media has published, quoted or commented on President Nicolas Maduro’s Open Letter to the People of the United States (see Google search). Please forward this text far and wide....
Posted: Sat Feb 9, 2019 8:22PM
text Ten Years After the Financial Crash by Rudolf Hickel
US economic statistics are dubious since financial markets are based on financial products and money out of nothing. Tax havens, micro-second betting, stock buybacks, and corruption through lobbying are market- distorting and cause revenue shortfalls....
Posted: Wed Feb 6, 2019 3:40AM
text Morton Sobell 1917-2018 and the Rosenberg-Sobell Frameup by Resist Fascism
Morton Sobell, an electrical engineer, famous as one of 3 defendants in the Rosenberg-Sobell case, passed away on December 26, 2018 at age 101, with the formal announcement in the capitalist press of this event on January 30, 2019....
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:40PM
image WorkWeek On Charters, Privatization, Labor & Education With Education Lawyer Kathy Carrol 480_broad_protest_profit_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio interviews education lawyer and public education advocate Kathleen Carroll about the recent UTLA strike, the growth of charters and privatization of public education. Carroll talks about the funders of charters and privatization and the role of their foundations who are also funding non-profits run by the AFT and NEA that support "common core" and TURN which supports labor management collaboration....
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:58PM
image Irish Bill Banning Israeli Settlement Goods Passes irish-senate-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
The lower house of the Irish parliament passed a law, on January 24, preventing the importation or sale of goods from Israeli settlements....
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:50PM
image Dozens of Extremist Settlers Break into Al-Aqsa Mosque alaqsa-settlers2-alray.jpg by IMEMC
Dozens of Jewish settlers, accompanied by Israeli security, forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday, according to local sources....
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:46PM
image Settlers Invade Women’s Prayer Space at Al-Aqsa Mosque alaqsa-settlers-maan.jpg by IMEMC
A large number of Israeli settlers and Israeli police stormed the Dome of the Rock, inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the Old City of Jerusalem, on the afternoon of January 24....
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:42PM
text Big Wins Confirm Mandate for Progressives in California by Leon Kunstenaar
Progressives Sweep California Democratic Party Delegate Elections...
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:15PM
text The Populist Makers and Dangerous Optimism by Sergi Halimi, Pierre Rimbert and E Altvater
The people vote and capital decides. Another capitalism appears that is marked by an anti-liberal and intolerant culture. The goal of the new capitalists is the same as the old capitalists: to make the rich even richer. Cheap money seduces to new speculation. The governing elites fail to prevent the threatening climate collapse and gamble away the future of coming generations....
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:34AM
text Public housing authorities still under threat as government shutdown ends by Lynda Carson
According to the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA), "SHA’s services have continued throughout this last shutdown. If the government shuts down again on February 16, SHA and other public housing authorities will still have federal funding through February. In addition, SHA has the ability to continue funding expenses through March regardless of whether the government shuts down again in February."...
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:35AM
image Environmentalists, LA City Councilman demand answers on gas blowout in Marina Del Rey 480_playa_del_rey_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“When the gas blowout occurred at Aliso Canyon, the health risks and seriousness of the event were downplayed by public officials and SoCalGas, the company responsible for the disaster there," said Alexandra Nagy, Senior Organizer with Food & Water Watch. "Families were not able to make urgent decisions about their health and safety. Once again, residents have not been notified of health risks associated with this week-long emergency in Marina del Rey. Just like the Aliso blowout three years ...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:04PM
image Affiliates of Hilton Hotel. CBS & Gray TV Affiliate Are Advertising Bloody Fur 480_raccoon_1.jpg by Ban Fur
More and more around the world are banning fur sales and outlawing anal electrocution of furbearing animals. Please let corporations which profiteer from this bloody business know it was unwise to be involved in such advertising and blood money....
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:39PM
text U.S. Coup in Venezuela Perpetrated by Democrats & Republicans by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Did you hear any Democrat protest Republican Trump's attempt to install the reactionary head of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as “interim president” on 1/23/19?...
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:45PM
text Why Progressives Oppose The Nomination Of Kamala Harris As President by No To Harris
Senator Kamala Harris Democrat from California has announced she is running for president. Here are some reasons to oppose her nomination....
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:51PM