Watch Paul Jay on the need for an independent news source that's not beholden to the partisan political warfare that's covering up the danger of war and the existential threat of climate crisis DATE: 2017-06-22
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We believe this proposal from The Real News Network to create a Global Climate Change Bureau deserves your attention. It is a critical link in the effort to fight for effective action to reduce and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and transition to an equitable, sustainable green economy.
The battle for regional power between Saudi Arabia and Qatar dates back to the very creation of the State of Qatar; back then, just as it is now, it was about regional dominance, explains Professor Seif Da'na DATE: 2017-06-23
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Saudi Arabia and its allies' list of far-reaching demands for Qatar--including cutting ties with the Muslim Brotherhood, reducing cooperation with Iran, and closing news channel Al Jazeera--is "absurd," says CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin DATE: 2017-06-23
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"We have an alliance between the Mexican government and the Trump administration against the Mexican people," says John Ackerman, editor-in-chief of the Mexican Law Review. "We're being massacred and spied on systematically in Mexico." DATE: 2017-06-24
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Dr. Jane McAlevey says at the risk of losing support from their base at the polls, Republicans are forging ahead with the Bannon plan of destroying the American safety net and all liberal measures along the way DATE: 2017-06-22
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Have a criminal record and no high school diploma? No problem. The Baltimore Center for Green Careers trains some of the city's most disenfranchised residents to thrive in 21st century renewable energy jobs. Kim Brown reports DATE: 2017-06-23
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U.S. officials interrogated prisoners at United Arab Emirates-linked secret prisons in Yemen where extreme torture is routine, says Human Rights Watch's Kristine Beckerle DATE: 2017-06-22
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Bill Black, author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One says don't expect much - sadly, the British Serious 'Farce' Office that brought about the charges may not have the wits to carry out the prosecution DATE: 2017-06-22
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With the potential defeat of ISIS in Syria, the U.S. and Russia are stepping up their operations in an effort to fill the likely power vacuum, says Chris Davidson, a Reader of Middle East politics at Durham University in the UK DATE: 2017-06-22
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Steven Donziger, the lawyer representing affected indigenous communities in Ecuador, calls this "the probably the most outrageous act of industrial pollution in history related to oil." DATE: 2017-06-22
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One week after the disastrous fire that engulfed the whole of Grenfell Tower Block, survivors and their supporters demand justice and a reform of Britain's national housing policy DATE: 2017-06-21
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We are between climate catastrophe and wars of extinction.
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In the center of Barcelona, sits the majestic church, still unfinished, designed by Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926). It is a 20th-century ...
By Andrew Levine
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In today’s so-called democracies, elections seldom bring about changes for the better, except in rare instances when they ratify progress achieved outside the electoral arena. This is one ...
By Norman Solomon
It’s routine for right-wing outlets like Fox to smear progressive activists under the guise of “news” coverage. But why the New York Times? And why the special venom for Bernie Sanders?
After the horrific ...
By Nicholas Noe. This article was first published on Independent.
In 13 years of watching these two bitter opponents, I have never seen such a high degree of anxiety that war is coming
Lebanon’s Hezbollah is backed by Iran and has ...
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch.
Voters who thought that Donald Trump’s election would make them materially better off were delusional or gullible or both. The only exceptions were Trump’s class brothers and sisters ...
By Benjamin Selwyn. This article was first published on Socialist Project.
The 2017 British general election has generated the beginnings of a qualitative-change in the relationship between the Labour Party, much of British society, and parliament. That transformation ca...
On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that she grew up poor, believing in the Democratic Party and the Clintons but she came to understand the failure of the Party to serve the needs of the African-American community and poor white workers
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