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04.03.2019

Let’s Try to Elect Bernie Sanders

Let’s Try to Elect Bernie Sanders

By David Swanson About four months ago, I organized over 100 scholars, intellectuals, and activists to publish an open letter to Senator Bernie Sanders, which was then signed by over 10,000 more people, several of whom volunteered to deliver it to Senator Sanders. So, we know he received it. Before publishing… »

04.03.2019

Historian: Venezuela Is “Staging Ground” for U.S. to Reassert Control Over Latin America

Historian: Venezuela Is “Staging Ground” for U.S. to Reassert Control Over Latin America

While Mexico and Uruguay are calling for dialogue to address the crisis in Venezuela, much of Latin America has sided with the Trump administration by recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s new leader. We look at what this mean for the broader region with professors Alejandro Velasco and… »

03.03.2019

Kashmir: India and Pakistan’s escalating conflict will benefit Narendra Modi ahead of elections

Kashmir: India and Pakistan’s escalating conflict will benefit Narendra Modi ahead of elections

Sita Bali, Staffordshire University for The Conversation Tensions in the Kashmir region were already building after more than 40 Indian troops were recently killed by a suicide bomber. India’s “pre-emptive strike” over the disputed border on Tuesday – the first of its kind by India since… »

02.03.2019

Getting ready for Bernie 2020

Getting ready for Bernie 2020

Danny Katch, author of Why Bad Governments Happens to Good People, kicks off the discussion of what the left should make of Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign. We expect this article and others about the Sanders 2020 campaign to inspire a healthy debate. DONALD TRUMP used… »

01.03.2019

The US Peace Movement Goes to Venezuela.

The US Peace Movement Goes to Venezuela.

Press conference held at the United Nations Yesterday, February 27, 2019, a press conference was held at the United Nations press room in New York to announce that leaders of the US peace movement will be going to Venezuela to speak with government and civic groups about what is really happening… »

01.03.2019

A second Brexit referendum is getting more likely. Here’s 3 things that must happen first.

A second Brexit referendum is getting more likely. Here’s 3 things that must happen first.

ADAM RAMSAY 27 February 2019 for openDemocracy We can prevent a rerun of the abuses that dogged the 2016 vote. Here’s how Last month I asked Carole Cadwalladr a question. “Do we have an agreed figure for how much Arron Banks claims to… »

28.02.2019

Lost in Globalisation – A Chaotic Tale of a Process Now Being Dismantled (Apparently)

Lost in Globalisation – A Chaotic Tale of a Process Now Being Dismantled (Apparently)

By Baher Kamal* Do not panic! This is not about telling you how bank accounts and pension funds have been used to finance the production of nuclear bombs (they call it ‘investment’). Nor it is about the four dozens of major and minor wars that the so-called… »

25.02.2019

The truth is, Africa is still a land to conquer

The truth is, Africa is still a land to conquer

Other states pretty much do what they like, partly because there are new factors in play that have added to the daily squabbling and which, taken on their own, have nothing to do with the migrant phenomenon. Africa possesses 30% of the world’s natural resources, and yet it accounts for… »

24.02.2019

As Trump Pushes for Overthrow in Venezuela, Sanders Warns Against Repeating History’s Mistake

As Trump Pushes for Overthrow in Venezuela, Sanders Warns Against Repeating History’s Mistake

“The United States has a very bad record of intervening in Latin American countries and that must not happen again,” said Sanders. “The future of Venezuela must be left to the Venezuelan people.” by Jon Queally, staff  for Common Dreams Progressive voices opposed to war, meddling in… »

24.02.2019

No War on Venezuela! March on Wall Street

No War on Venezuela! March on Wall Street

#23Feb actions have been called across the country and across the globe. Full list here: nowaronvenezuela.org/23feb We cannot be silent in the face of the latest U.S. aggression against the Venezuelan people. Nicolás Maduro is… »

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