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imageInternal peek into Oath Keepers after Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Building
by Lyynda Carson
Mugshot of Elmer Stewart Rhodes founder of the Oath Keepers:...
Posted: Mon, Jan 17, 2022 4:16am PST
textOminous History in Real Time: Where We Are Now in the USA by Norman Solomon
Choking on corporate power...
Posted: Sat, Jan 15, 2022 10:19pm PST
imageThe Oath Keepers unfolding demise
by Lynda Carson
Mugshot of Elmer Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers:...
Posted: Sat, Jan 15, 2022 12:52am PST
textThose who benefit from Corona should pay too by Casper Busse
It's a dangerous trend for a society that is already tending to drift apart and where tensions could become ever greater: Corona has caused the differences between rich and poor to grow, even in Germany. Those who have anyway will become richer in the pandemic. For those who have to struggle, it will be even harder....
Posted: Fri, Jan 14, 2022 11:01am PST
imageTrump wants Judge to dismiss Jan. 6 lawsuit involving Congresswoman Barbara Lee
by Lynda Carson
Trump Wants To Believe That He Had Absolute Immunity For All Of His Despicable Actions During His Presidency!...
Posted: Mon, Jan 10, 2022 6:46pm PST
imageThe Most Frightening Aspect of the January 6 Insurrection
by Steven Roberts
A recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal argues that the tragic event of January 6, 2021 does not rise to the definition of an insurrection, but was merely a riot. Other commentators say it was indeed an insurrection, one that arose from a event that was only the tip of a huge and frightening iceberg....
Posted: Mon, Jan 10, 2022 5:46am PST
textLeft party wins election in Honduras, 12/15/2021 by Otto Konig and Richard Detje
Xiomara Castro is the wife of former President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted from office in 2009. She is supported by an alliance of the parties Libre, Salvador de Honduras, parts of the Liberal Party and the small party Pinu. Twelve years after the right-wing coup against then-President Manuel Zelaya, there is a change of power in one of the poorest countries in Latin America....
Posted: Fri, Jan 7, 2022 5:26am PST
textNew COVID Variant Forces Postponement of World Trade Ministers Meeting by Jubilee USA Network
The World Trade Organization postponed a meeting where trade ministers planned to decide on vaccine access and production issues for developing countries. The meeting, scheduled for Geneva, Switzerland, was canceled because of new travel restrictions due to the COVID Omicron variant. Waiving pharmaceutical company patents on COVID vaccines and treatments featured prominently on the agenda....
Posted: Mon, Nov 29, 2021 1:20pm PST
text“Taliban” Embedded in U.S. Government and Supreme Court by Nayvin Gordon
Religious fanatics seek to impose their beliefs on everyone...
Posted: Mon, Nov 22, 2021 5:37pm PST
textHouse Build Back Better Act Supports Puerto Rico by Olivia Engling
The House of Representatives voted to increase Medicaid funding and incentives to support manufacturing jobs in Puerto Rico as part of the Build Back Better Act....
Posted: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 9:51am PST
textFound in Translation: New York Times Says Democrats Shouldn’t Challenge Oligarchy by Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen
Decoding the newspeak...
Posted: Wed, Nov 10, 2021 12:25am PST
textState and crisis by Tomasz Konicz
Capitalist crisis policy is ultimately in a crisis trap, it can only choose between different paths into further crisis unfolding together with the inevitable devaluation of value: deflation or inflation. The central banks' billion-dollar "quantitative easing" may have prevented the collapse of the world financial system in 2020, but it is only a postponement of the crisis....
Posted: Sun, Nov 7, 2021 6:56am PST
textCOP26: New Research Shows Latin American and Caribbean Countries Face Growing Climate Risk by Olivia Engling
Washington DC – As climate talks continue in Scotland, new research shows that developing countries lack the resources to respond to the climate crisis....
Posted: Fri, Nov 5, 2021 11:33am PDT
imageEcuador President's Neoliberal Economic Reforms Face Broad Opposition
by Harvey Goldberg
Protesters march in Cotapaxi Province in Ecuador October 27, 2021 Photo credit: Conaie Comunicacion At issue are the economic policies Ecuador will pursue as it struggles to recover from a deep pandemic related recession and massive unemployment. President Lasso is facing opposition in Ecuador's National Assembly, legal challenges in the courts, and last week, militant protests in the streets. Also at issue is the future of Lasso’s presidency. Ecuador is a country with a history of fo...
Posted: Tue, Nov 2, 2021 6:07am PDT
imageCampaign for censorship of Facebook content intensifies following January 6 disclosures
by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
A series of leaked Facebook documents addressing internal company responses to the January 6 insurrection in Washington D.C. are being used to further a bipartisan campaign for government control of social media content....
Posted: Sat, Oct 30, 2021 12:31pm PDT
textG20 Focuses on Vaccines, Health, Economy and Climate During Rome Summit by Jubilee USA Network
President Biden joins G20 heads of state in Rome to discuss COVID response, vaccines, debt, economic crisis and climate policies. This is the first in-person meeting of the leaders since before the onset of the pandemic....
Posted: Fri, Oct 29, 2021 7:23am PDT
textPuerto Rico Votes to Bring 4-Year Bankruptcy to an End by Jubilee USA Network
Puerto Rico’s Senate and House passed a deal that settles $35 billion in Puerto Rico debt and will save the island two-thirds in debt payments....
Posted: Wed, Oct 27, 2021 1:48pm PDT
textTrump aides, House members helped plan January 6 attack on Congress by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Two organizers of the January 6 rally at the White House told Rolling Stone magazine that they had “dozens” of meetings with leading Republicans in Washington....
Posted: Mon, Oct 25, 2021 10:38pm PDT
textLatin America and Caribbean Face Greater Pandemic Vulnerabilities According to New Research by Jubilee USA Network
A new online map highlights vulnerabilities that countries face in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jubilee USA Network and LATINDADD, two groups working on pandemic response, published the new online database detailing growing challenges faced by developing countries due to the pandemic....
Posted: Mon, Oct 25, 2021 11:21am PDT
textWorld Leaders and Development Banks Coordinate Investments to Fight Pandemic, Poverty and by Jubilee USA Network
Heads of state, finance ministers and 450 public banks conclude two days of meetings for the second “Finance in Common Summit” in Rome. The summit focuses on agricultural development and previous commitments on COVID recovery, development and climate policies....
Posted: Wed, Oct 20, 2021 12:48pm PDT