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textReinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President by Norman Solomon
There’s an ominous underside to the flashy hype about Beto O’Rourke....
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:50PM
textFilm Review: Dick Cheney: Revolutionary for the Super-Rich by Tobias Riegel
In the film, the Cheney group appears like a resolute Mafia clan that took over the levers of power in no time after the election. The vice-president hardly noticed by the public pulled the strings in all important areas: military, energy, bureaucracy, and foreign policy. "Vice" is a cynical film about a cynical era....
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:48AM
imageIsraeli Warplanes Attack Gaza
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by IMEMC
Israeli aircraft launched, on March 14, at midnight, a series of raids on various targets in the Gaza Strip....
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:27PM
image150 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque
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by IMEMC
Dozens of extremist settlers, on the morning of March 14, stormed Al Aqsa Mosque from the Moroccan Gate, under heavy police escort, following calls from extremist settler organizations to enter it....
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:25PM
imageIsraeli Police Assault Muslim Worshipers, Close Al-Aqsa Mosque
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by IMEMC
On March 12, Israeli police assaulted and harassed Muslim worshipers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, using the pretext of a fire in the compound as the excuse for their invasion of the holy site, according to Palestinian News Agency Wafa....
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:23PM
imageIsraeli Colonists Seal Door of Mosque in East Jerusalem
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by IMEMC
An unknown group of illegal Israeli colonists were spotted sealing shut the entrance to a Palestinian Mosque on March 11 with an unknown adhesive....
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:08PM
textWhy is Venezuela Demonized? by Because Its Oil is Nationalized
Thousands of people are in Washington DC to stop the US invasion of Venezuela to privatize and steal their oil, the largest oil fields in the world. The sanctions and pending military attack are proudly supported by Republican Trump and Democrat Nancy Pelosi. We, the workers of the world, are proud that Americans stood up and said NO TO WAR!...
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:33AM
imagePA Slams US for Dropping “Occupation Status” of Palestine
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by IMEMC
The Palestinian Authority (PA), this week, slammed the United States for dropping the status of occupation for the Palestinian territories and the Golan Heights of Syria....
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:14AM
imageAshrawi: US Human Rights Report Meant to Whitewash Israeli Occupation
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by IMEMC
The US Human Right Report is intended to whitewash the Israeli occupation and excuse human rights violations against the Palestinian people, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said on March 15....
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:13AM
imageTrump’s “Deal of the Century” Nixes Palestinian State
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by IMEMC
The Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century”, or so-called Middle East Peace Plan does not include the establishment of an independent Palestinian state., but rather calls for Palestinian autonomy in the Gaza Strip, with political and economic links to the West Bank, the Palestinian newspaper al-Quds reported on February 28....
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:06AM
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
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by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:48PM
imageDaniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again
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by Democracy Now!
“I Know No One More Patriotic”: Daniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again...
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:39PM
imageU.N. Committee Urges UK Government to Consider “Comprehensive and Complete Ban” on Fracking
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by Food & Water Watch
Geneva/London/Brussels/Washington, March 13, 2019 - In an extraordinary move, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) slammed the United Kingdom’s policies on fracking for failing to protect the rights of rural women, and urged the British Government to “consider introducing a comprehensive and complete ban on fracking.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:23PM
textHUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Declare Trump’s 2020 Budget “Dead on Arrival” by Posted by Lynda Carson
Earlier today the Elected leaders of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants demanded an immediate and total rejection by Congress of President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget request, released on March 11!...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:10PM
textThe Inconvenient Truth of Modern Civilization’s Inevitable Collapse by Mike Longenecker (xraymike79)
Climate change is gathering pace and it's beginning to take out keystone species, threatening global food supplies and the very future of mankind's existence....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:32PM
imageDocuments Reveal ICE Using Driver Location Data From Local Police for Deportations
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by ACLU
Local governments like Merced and Union City, California, are feeding their residents’ personal information to ICE, even when it violates local privacy laws or sanctuary policies. California Senate Bill 34 and the California Values Act (SB 54) are supposed to prohibit local law enforcement agencies from sharing license plate information and personal information for immigration enforcement or with out-of-state or federal agencies....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:15PM
imageLatest Report on Exploitation of Captive Marine Mammals: Situation Improving in West, Deteriorating in East
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by Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The tide is turning in the West for captive marine mammals, yet live capture operations, traveling dolphin shows, polluted sea pens and needless deaths of animals continue to mar the captivity industry around the globe, especially in Asia, according to a report co-produced by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and World Animal Protection (WAP)....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:35PM
textHouse Hearing Reviews Financial Transparency Legislation by Kate Zeller
The House of Representatives is holding hearings on legislative initiatives to deter corruption and secrecy in the global financial system. The Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy convenes a March 13th hearing on "Promoting Corporate Transparency: Examining Legislative Proposals to Detect and Deter Financial Crime."...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:33AM
textWarning of 'Existential Threat' to Humanity, UN Chief Says Climate Change Moving Faster by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams
Warning that "we face a direct existential threat" because "climate change is moving faster than we are," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, in a speech at the U.N.'s New York headquarters last September, demanded urgent action from world leaders to combat "the defining issue of our time."...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:58AM
textJoe Biden on the Relaunch Pad: He’s Worse Than You Thought` by Norman Solomon
What the routine media love fest with Biden leaves out...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:41PM