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image Illegal Settlers Erect Caravan in Bethlehem 480_wall-bethlehem-alray_1.jpg by IMEMC
Extremist Israeli settlers have erected, on Monday at dawn, a “caravan” in Battir village territories, western Bethlehem District, in the occupied West Bank....
Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:04PM
image Thousands Gather in Bethlehem for Christmas xmas2018-maan.jpg by IMEMC
Christmas Eve celebrations, among Palestinians of the occupied West Bank, began on Monday, by scout marches at the Nativity Church in the Manger Square of Bethlehem City, southern occupied West Bank, welcoming the Latin Patriarch of Palestine, Jordan, and the Holy Land Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, who is also the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem....
Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:02PM
image At Least 25 States, 2 Canadian Provinces, Norway Have Mad Deer, Mad Reindeer, Mad Moose, M 480_elk_1.jpg by FN
A campaign of silence by corporate media with their meat ad profiteering and by federal agencies which historically protect the meat industry have criminally neglected informing the public of Mad Deer, Mad Cow, Mad Caribou, Mad Elk etc....
Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:46AM
image Gaza Christians Obstructed from Travelling to Bethlehem xmas2018-santa-maan.jpg by IMEMC
Annually, Israeli authorities file travel permits for only a small percentage of Palestinian Christians in the besieged Gaza Strip, dividing families during the holiday season and preventing them from pilgrimage to Bethlehem....
Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:56AM
image Social Media Giants Continue to Collaborate with Israel’s Illegal ‘Cyber Unit’ facebook-mondoweiss.jpg by IMEMC
The State Attorney’s unit operates outside the law to censor Facebook & YouTube posts; 2017 saw 500% increase in posts censored as a result of Cyber Unit’s action....
Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:52AM
image California Safe Schools Honors Leaders and Celebrates 20th Anniversary 480_carlos___angelo_1.jpg by California Safe Schools
"Your Life is Now” honors community leaders and protective policies that have made the world a safer place....
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:51AM
image Congress Is Trying to Use the Spending Bill to Criminalize Boycotts of Israel 480_boycottisraelprotest-1160x768_1.jpg by ACLU
According to recent reports, congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle are planning to sneak a bill criminalizing politically motivated boycotts of Israel into the end-of-the-year omnibus spending bill....
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:07PM
text Trump’s federal government shutdown means 420,000 to work without pay by Lynda Carson
As an example, Trump’s federal government shutdown will affect around 1,636 federal employees in Oakland, and reportedly, because the Trump Administration has been abusing federal workers, ‘federal employees’ job satisfaction has taken a nose dive in 2018!...
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:42AM
text 800,000 Workers Unpaid by US Govt for Trump's Palm-Greasing Border Wall by The Many and the Few
We are now witnessing American "democracy" in action with an illegal, fascist, anti-labor, anti-abortion president forcing the government shut down as of 12/22/18, suspending the pay of at least 800,000 workers indefinitely, right before a major Christian holiday which most celebrate so that the president can blackmail Congress to give him $5.7 billion for a worthless border wall so he can reward his organized crime construction company cronies and we can be sure he will benefit, one way or a...
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:45AM
image Irish Senate Approves Boycott of Goods Made in Settlements boycott-irish-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
The Irish Senate voted, on Wednesday, to pass a bill to boycott the trade and importing of goods originating from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories....
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:19AM
image Settlers Level Palestinian Lands in Bethlehem, Ramallah bulldozer-maan.jpg by IMEMC
Israeli settlers razed Palestinian-owned lands in the Battir village, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, on Thursday morning....
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:17AM
image Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory 480_pchr-1_1.jpg by IMEMC
Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 13 – 19 December, 2018....
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:14AM
text Right-Wing #YellowVests in California by Anonymous
Yellow vest groups are popping up in California, but many of them share a common right-wing ideology....
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:40PM
text On the Refugee Debate by Marco Wenzel
The rulers want to divert from the real causes of the refugee wave and from their own misdeeds because the cause of the misery is an exploitation crisis of capital and the greed of mammoth world corporations. Only the prospect for a future in their country can stop refugees, not borders. Just trade would be the first step. Borders are a thorn in the eye to capital....
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:21AM
text Trump Administration moves to restrict food stamp access for the poor by Lynda Carson
Yesterday President Trump signed an $867 billion United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm bill. Ironically, yesterday the USDA simultaneously announced that it would unilaterally seek stricter work requirement rules for hundreds of thousands of poor people receiving food stamp assistance through the SNAP program!...
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:57AM
image World Food Programme Announces Cuts to Palestine 480_wfp_1.jpg by IMEMC
The World Food Programme announced, today, cuts in food aid that will affect some 190,000 impoverished Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank – roughly half of all its recipients, there – citing a severe funding shortfall, PNN reports....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:08PM
image No Vaccination for Palestinian Children, Decides the Occupying Power, Israel vaccine-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
Lara Hamdan had no idea, when she went to the health services center in Ramallah, to vaccinate her one-year-old daughter, that the vaccination was not available and that she had to wait until Israeli authorities allow the vaccines to enter Palestine before her daughter can be vaccinated. Hamdan was concerned that, if her daughter does not get the right vaccination for children on time, her health might be at risk....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:04PM
image 54 Palestinian Children Killed, Over 900 Detained Since 2018 child-martyr-alray.jpg by IMEMC
The PLO’s Abdullah Hourani Center for Studies and Documentation has reported that 54 Palestinian children have been killed by Israeli forces since the beginning of this year....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:00PM
image Report Shows Facebook Let Corporate Partners Read Users' Private Messages 480_fbjune2018indylarge__2__1.jpg by via Common Dreams
'Zuckerberg Must Resign Now': Outrage After Report Shows Facebook Let Corporate Partners Read Users' Private Messages...
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:02PM
text The working class and the environmental crisis by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
This is a repost of an article at the World Socialist Web Site that gives a clear picture of genuine socialism's concern for the planet... and its contempt for the routine sophistry of pseudo-leftists who divert blame for environmental degradation from capitalism....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:26AM