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11.07.2020

VenezolanosConBiden and MAGAzuela: Two sides of the same coin

VenezolanosConBiden and MAGAzuela: Two sides of the same coin

By Leonardo Flores The Biden campaign held an online event on Wednesday, July 8 pitched as the former Vice President’s “vision for Venezuela and Venezuelans in the U.S.” Spoiler alert: his vision for Venezuela barely differs from President Trump. This event, which didn’t merit an appearance from Biden himself, was… »

10.07.2020

Sam Hammond elected President-Designate of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation

Sam Hammond elected President-Designate of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation

“Our role must be to protect fundamental bargaining and labour rights, oppose privatization and commercialism and defend our profession and publicly-funded public education,” said Sam Hammond Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) President Sam Hammond was elected today to the position of President-Designate of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF). While… »

10.07.2020

The Vow From Hiroshima Should Be From Everywhere

The Vow From Hiroshima Should Be From Everywhere

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 10, 2020 The new film, The Vow From Hiroshima, tells the story of Setsuko Thurlow who was a school girl in Hiroshima when the United States dropped the first nuclear bomb. She was pulled out of a building in which 27 of her… »

10.07.2020

About half of Oklahoma is Native American land, rules U.S. Supreme Court

About half of Oklahoma is Native American land, rules U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that about half of the land in Oklahoma is within a Native American reservation. The court ruling will have major consequences for both past and future criminal and civil cases in the U.S. The U.S. court’s ruling hinged on the question of whether the… »

10.07.2020

“A Dream That Comes True”: Standing Rock Elder Hails Order to Shut Down DAPL After Years of Protest

“A Dream That Comes True”: Standing Rock Elder Hails Order to Shut Down DAPL After Years of Protest

Following years of resistance, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous organizers across the country scored a massive legal victory Monday when a federal judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to be shut down and emptied of all oil, pending an environmental review. “You ever have a dream, a dream… »

08.07.2020

Judge orders Dakota Access Pipeline to shut down

Judge orders Dakota Access Pipeline to shut down

Owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) must halt operations while the government conducts a full-fledged analysis examining the risk DAPL poses to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, a federal judge ruled today. The court decision delivered a hard-fought victory to the Tribe, which has been engaged in a high-profile… »

08.07.2020

The Democrats’ Disastrous, Militarist Climate Plan

The Democrats’ Disastrous, Militarist Climate Plan

The habitability of the earth and the viability of lesser evilism are on the ropes, and incrementalism is thriving even in the current moment of increased activism for radical change.  Just take a look at the new “Climate Crisis Action Plan” from the Democratic Party’s Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. »

08.07.2020

Free Palestine Movement comments on U.S Members of Congress move to block Israel’ Annexation of Palestinian West Bank Territories

Free Palestine Movement comments on U.S Members of Congress move to block Israel’ Annexation of Palestinian West Bank Territories

The Free Palestine Movement accepts the positive statement by twelve members of the U.S. Congress to condition aid to “Israel” on blocking annexation of territories in the Palestinian West Bank. It is a gesture in the right direction, and we support it as such. However, we caution that it is… »

08.07.2020

The World Does Not End Everyday

The World Does Not End Everyday

Illustration by Vitor Vanes I have already lived many ends of stories, cycles, relationships. Revolutions that change those who sit at the decision table, new loves that change the geography of our bodies. Every day in our lives, a new world of cells begins, and others disappear, they slip down… »

07.07.2020

The Merits of Medicare for All Have Been Proven by This Pandemic

The Merits of Medicare for All Have Been Proven by This Pandemic

The horror of the coronavirus pandemic proves that progressives have been justified in demanding a single-payer health care system. By Sonali Kolhatkar A pandemic is not the time to be having discussions about how to design a national health care system. The fact that the United States, which… »

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