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29.04.2017

As Trump Stokes Fear Among Immigrants, a Movement Builds on May Day

As Trump Stokes Fear Among Immigrants, a Movement Builds on May Day

Arturo Hernandez, like so many millions of immigrants, came to the United States in order to forge a better life for his family. He is one of the more than 11 million undocumented immigrants without whom the U.S. economy would grind to a halt, yet who are forced to live… »

29.04.2017

U.S. nuclear warships endanger Italian ports?

U.S. nuclear warships endanger Italian ports?

For years a dozen Italian seaports have been decrying the risks they run as bases for nuclear powered or nuclear armed U.S. warships (submarines, aircraft carriers):  Augusta, Brindisi, Cagliari, Castellammare di Stabia, Gaeta, La Maddalena, La Spezia, Livorno, Napoli, Taranto, Trieste, Venezia. Movements have grown up denouncing the use of… »

29.04.2017

IPPNW statement on Korea crisis

IPPNW statement on Korea crisis

The persistent tensions on the Korean peninsula are rapidly escalating into a crisis fueled by mutual fears, provocations, and the volatile temperaments of two unpredictable, nuclear-armed heads of state. The current US administration seems determined to “resolve” the situation through shows of force and military threats. The government of Kim… »

29.04.2017

Obama’s New Job: Guardian of Official Lies

Obama’s New Job: Guardian of Official Lies

By Glen Ford “Obama orchestrated what the late Saddam Hussein would have called “The Mother of All Lies.” The ruling class is seriously rattled over its loss of control over the national political narrative — a consequence of capitalism’s terminal decay and U.S. imperialism’s slipping grip on global hegemony. When… »

29.04.2017

20 Million People Could ‘Starve to Death’ in Next Six Months

20 Million People Could ‘Starve to Death’ in Next Six Months

By Baher Kamal Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in North Eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN leading food and agriculture agency’s chief on April 28 warned. “If nothing is done, some 20 million people… »

28.04.2017

It takes roots to grow the resistance: National alliances unite hundreds of grassroots organizations with alternative vision

It takes roots to grow the resistance: National alliances unite hundreds of grassroots organizations with alternative vision

United States – It Takes Roots to Grow the Resistance joins together four powerful alliances of grassroots activists and frontline communities’ leaders: Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, the Climate Justice Alliance, the Right to the… »

28.04.2017

Civil Society under Threat in Cambodia: One Year in Prison

Civil Society under Threat in Cambodia: One Year in Prison

One year ago, on 28 April 2016, the Cambodian Government arrested five prominent Cambodian human rights defenders. Four senior staff members from the NGO Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC), Mr. Ny Sokha, Mr. Yi Soksan, Mr. Nay Vanda, and Ms. Lim Mony, and Mr. »

28.04.2017

Who Cares About Helping Homeless Women?

Who Cares About Helping Homeless Women?

By Mickey Z I hadn’t seen J. in more than a week and that was concerning. It always worries me when one of my “regulars” vanishes. Often, this situation has resulted in me eventually encountering them and getting updates about illnesses, hospital visits, and/or surgeries. When your mission is… »

28.04.2017

Short Choices: The French Presidential Elections

Short Choices: The French Presidential Elections

By Dr. Binoy Kampmark The establishment got another burning in the French elections on Sunday, revealing again that there is no level of voter disgust that will not find some voice in the current range of elections.  The terror for pollsters and the establishment now is whether Marine Le Pen… »

26.04.2017

Free Tibet – for the dignity of Tibetan People

Free Tibet – for the dignity of Tibetan People

By Denise Nanni and Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following interview with Sam of the organization Free Tibet struggling for the rights of Tibetan people and for their dignity as a free people. They denounce the Chinese oppressive regime at a national and international level. We would like to… »

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