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text Referéndum en Cataluña by partido comunista internacional
El próximo 1 de octubre la Generalitat y el Parlament de Cataluña han convocado un referéndum para decidir sobre una posible independencia de España de los territorios comprendidos en la Comunidad Autónoma de Cataluña. Se trata de la segunda convocatoria de referéndum en los últimos años: en 2014 otra iniciativa similar, por parte de ambos organismos, dejó un resultado abrumadoramente favorable para el “sí a la independencia” entre los 2,3 millones de votantes que participaron......
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:23AM
text Hurricane Maria Slams Dominica and Heads Towards Puerto Rico by Abby Wilhelm
Caribbean islands recovering from Hurricane Irma, now confront Hurricane Maria....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:17AM
text Phone Privacy? by anonymous
I'm guessing the big-dogs probably have a way to make private phone calls; so I'm wondering what kind of person I should ask about the successful methods. I mean, I could ask a PI, get to know a phone company technician and offer an honorarium for good info, etc. I'll bet some people still have privacy. How can I approach such people and ask the right questions?...
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:30AM
text The Shortwave Report 09/15/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:11PM
text Caribbean Bishops and Development Groups Urge Debt Relief for Irma-Struck Islands by Abby Wilhelm
On behalf of Caribbean Catholic Bishops, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire called for islands dealing with Hurricane Irma to receive debt relief....
Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:25AM
text Cannabis for the Treatment of Cancer - Scientific Details in Report by Justin Kander (report author)
The 182 page report titled "Cannabis for the Treatment of Cancer: The Anticancer Activity of Phytocannabinoids and Endocannabinoids" by Justin Kander and edited by Dennis Hill reveal detailed descriptions of studies where cannabis stopped cancer cells from surviving, spreading and metastasizing. Included are also personal testimonies of patients that have used cannabis to treat their cancer. The U.S. government chooses to ignore this critical information and instead continues to publically vi...
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:47AM
text The Shortwave Report 09/08/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 4:47PM
text Jubilee USA: Antigua and Barbuda and Islands Dealing with Irma Should Stop Debt Payments by Abby Wilhelm
As Hurricane Irma heads to the US coast, a religious development group is calling for debt payments to be suspended until Antigua and Barbuda and other severely impacted Caribbean nations recover from the storm....
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 8:14AM
text Over three thousand sign WSWS petition against Google censorship by Isaac Finn (WSWS repost)
Under the fraudulent pretext of countering “fake news,” Google introduced new search algorithms and protocols that block access to socialist, anti-war, and progressive websites. This is political censorship. There is clear evidence that Google’s manipulation of search results is being closely coordinated with the military, intelligence agencies, and powerful corporate interests. People all around the world are protesting this by signing a petition sponsored by the World Socialist Web Site-- ...
Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:54PM
text The Shortwave Report 09/01/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, China Radio international, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:38PM
text SGP condemns German government’s ban of linksunten.indymedia.org by Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei (repost)
The Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei (Socialist Equality Party–SGP) strongly condemns the banning by the German government of the left-wing website linksunten.indymedia.org and demands the immediate lifting of the ban. This brazen act of political censorship is a fundamental attack on freedom of speech and sets a precedent for the suppression of all social and political opposition....
Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:16PM
text Aun San Si Kinky Demands Shutdown of Al-Hurriya Television by Nivad Almani
The Burmese human rights icon has up a petition among Nobel Prize Laureates to help the Rohingya people....
Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:48AM
text Brazil, Controversies: Lula, the Car Wash Operation and the Media by Marianna T. Noviello
Many in the legal profession in Brazil argue that Judge Moro’s Condemnation of Lula is controversial. So why is this not being taken seriously by the media?...
Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:01PM
text Securing the future with AMAR in Iraq by Hussein Al-alak
A new school, that is opening in Iraq, will provide a sanctuary for Iraqi children and will guarantee the provision of education, to many who have also lost parents in the recent conflict....
Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:30AM
text Letter on ultra-left Marxism in issue 29 of n+1, Fall 2017 by J.S.
In response to the critique of the ultra-left theoretical journal End Notes by Tim Barker, this letter appeared in the Fall 2017, issue #29 of n+1:...
Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:24AM
text Solidarity with Indymedia Linksunten by Cyprus IndyMedia Collective
We condemn in the strongest possible way this attack against free speech and exhibition of wanton authoritarianism expressed by the shutting down of Indymedia Linksunten....
Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:54AM
text An open letter to Google: Stop the censorship of the Internet! by WSWS (repost)
David North, Chairperson of the International Editorial Board of the World Socialist Web Site calls upon Google to stop blacklisting the WSWS and renounce its censorship of all left-wing, socialist, anti-war and progressive websites. "By obstructing the free access to and exchange of information, Google’s censorship program is aimed at enforcing a twenty-first century version of Orwellian “Right-Think.” It is undermining the development of progressive and constitutionally protected political...
Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:53AM
text Indymedia Linksunten Shut Down by squat.net
Indymedia Linksunten (https://linksunten.indymedia.org) was shutdown this morning (Friday 25.08.2017) by the German federal ministry of interior....
Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:01AM
text The Shortwave Report 08/25/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:44PM
text Rise of T-rump a result of 3 major historical trends by DLi
The rise of T-rump is NOT a historical aberration. It is actually the logical outcome of 3 complex but interrelated trends in the 21st century: A)the continuing decline--even catastrophic--of Capitalist hegemony after 5 centuries of dominance. B)the inevitable transition to a multi-polar world community, and 3)an accelerated Climate Change....
Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:58AM