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text Seven Years After Devastating Earthquake, Haiti Struggles with Debt ‎and Hurricane Matthew by Greg
Haiti's debt approaches $2 billion dollars as it recovers from Hurricane Matthew and remembers the devastating earthquake that shattered the country seven years ago....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:48AM
text Obama's Platitudes can't whitewash his despicable legacy by DLi
With a nauseating overuse of platitudes, POTUS 44 Obama tried hard to prettify his 8 years of sad and disappointing "legacy" in his Farewell Speech on Tuesday. But any objective look at this WHO(White House Occupier)tenure would rate his sickening administration with a "D" grade......
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:27AM
text Puerto Rico Debt Law Could Apply to US Virgin Islands by Greg
A US law passed to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis could apply retroactively to the US Virgin Islands, another heavily indebted US territory....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:04PM
text Bahamas: Another Victim of Caribbean Debt Crisis by Greg
The ratings agency Standard & Poor's downgraded the Bahamas' debt to 'junk' status....
Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:55AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Moves Forward on Debt Restructuring by Greg
Puerto Rico's "control" board sent a letter to current Governor Alejandro García Padilla and incoming Governor Ricardo Rossello stating areas for fiscal plan review and that debt restructuring talks are moving forward....
Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:13PM
text Mandela's tribute to Fidel trumps rabid Western critiques by DLi
After the passing of Cuban revolutionary hero Fidel Castro last month, a predictable torrent of vicious and deceitful tirades poured forth from the Western Corporate-bin-Laden media. A particularly malodorous piece of buffoonery was penned by TIME magazine's Joe Klein, whose Dec. 12 column was fraudulently deficient on facts and decadently putrid in tone....
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:37AM
text Duterte's Killing Fields And Revolution In The Philippines by Philippines Cultural Studies
Analysis of the political situation in the Philippines in the first 7 months of President Duterte's administration....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:17AM
text Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement to DAPL to drill under Lake Oahe and Missouri River until EIS is Completed by via Water Protector Legal Collective/NLG
December 4, 2016 - Today, the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that it is denying an easement to Dakota Access, LLC (Dakota Access) to drill under Lake Oahe and the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) until an Environmental Impact Statement is completed and alternative routes are explored. “The Water Protector Legal Collective applauds the Obama Administration’s decision to deny the easement, but calls for a permanent stop to DAPL. We also recognize that this d...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:52PM
text Draining the Swamp? Or fill it with toxic stew of Banksters and Bigots? by DLi
!So, it didn't take long...Even before the "President-select" is to be chosen by the archaic and un-democratic Electoral College on December 19 as the next WHO(White House Occupier), and weeks before any "draining of the Swamp" can start pumping, it seems the swamp is already being filled with a toxic sludge of Goldman Sachs vulture(s) and bigoted Alt-Right advocate(s)!...
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 3:20AM
text Facebook Said to Create Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China by Martin Moreno
The New York Times, weighs in on Facebook’s new censorship software, which was created to help it get back into China...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:13AM
text Viva Fidel's Cuba by DLi
Cuba's Fidel Castro passed away yesterday at 90, but under his leadership, Cuba achieved the best health and educational system in Latin America. This is in spite of a US-imposed Trillion-Dollar embargo that Uncle Sam used to try strangling the small Caribbean nation of 11 million heroic citizens....
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:15AM
text The ABCs of Meaningless Economic Phrases by Rudolf Hickel and Heinz J. Bontrup
The most common myths start from the tax state that burdens the economy, the housework ordered by the state (save,save,save) to the Schwabian housewife prescribing the austerity creed. Politics must tend to very need of capital as a scared doe and therefore lower taxes. The term reform has been twisted around completely and is used to reduce the social responsibility of the state....
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:44AM
text Militarized Police Endanger Lives of Standing Rock Water Protectors With Water Cannon Attack in Freezing Overnight Conditions by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016— Militarized police last night launched a dangerous water cannon attack in sub-freezing temperatures on peaceful water protectors opposing construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline at Standing Rock, N.D. The attack injured dozens and threatened the lives of American Indians and their allies, most of whom are camping without access to electric heat, by purposely subjecting them to hypothermic conditions....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:15PM
text Trump's New Interior Department Transition Team Leader Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is a 'Moral' Imperative by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016 — President-elect Trump today again shook up his anti-environmental transition team, naming the director of a pro-Big-Oil think tank to lead his Interior Department advisory group....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:12PM
text Excessive Force by Police Injures 300 Water Protectors at Standing Rock by via Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council
November 20, 2016 - The Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council responded to a mass casualty incident that began at 6pm yesterday evening. Approximately 300 injuries were identified, triaged, assessed and treated by our physicians, nurses, paramedics and integrative healers working in collaboration with local emergency response. These 300 injuries were the direct result of excessive force by police over the course of 10 hours. At least 26 seriously injured people had to be evacuated by ambulance...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:43PM
text Puerto Rico's Governor Refuses to Submit Revised Fiscal Plan by Greg
Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla declined a new federal oversight board's request that he submit an updated fiscal plan for the island....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:07PM
text Anticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency by Comunard
New video about the anticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency in place after the latest terror attacks in 2015 and the Nuit Debout struggles...
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:30AM
text Religious Development Coalition Addresses Third Meeting of Puerto Rico "Control" Board by Greg
The Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board holds its third meeting in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. This is the first time the "control" Board meets on the island. The board will discuss Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla's recently released fiscal plan....
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:39AM
text Public Risks, Private Profits and Prosperity by Plural Economics and Sven Hergovich
All personal and corporate achievements are based on state investments in roads, schools, hospitals, community centers, airwaves, food safety and water quality. The Apples and Googles of this world are businesses that developed the results of decades-long state-financed research into marketable products. The late Bobby Kennedy said the GDP measures everything except what makes life worth living: public spirit, self-sacrifice, cooperation and care of nature....
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:18AM
text Sign this petition to free Oscar López Rivera by admboricua
We need 100,000 signatures by December 11th; add yours today!...
Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:08PM