Politics

25.06.2020

Bolton Weaves a Tall Tale in his Venezuela Chapter

Bolton Weaves a Tall Tale in his Venezuela Chapter

By Leonardo Flores From the first paragraph of “Venezuela Libre”, the ninth chapter of John Bolton’s upcoming book, The Room Where It Happened, it is obvious that the tale Bolton spins is full of fabrications, half-truths, propaganda and the occasional kernel of truth. The chapter is a 35-page screed in… »

24.06.2020

Beyond COVID-19 Aid, Ethiopia Hoists Africa’s Flag

Beyond COVID-19 Aid, Ethiopia Hoists Africa’s Flag

Ethiopia, by all standards, is a reputable country in East Africa. It gains popularly from different angles. In terms of politics, Ethiopia has been touted as a country with an excellent model of democracy in Africa. For his efforts in ending the 20-year-long war between Ethiopia and Eritrea, President Abiy… »

23.06.2020

New law forces Hungarian transgender people to choose exile

New law forces Hungarian transgender people to choose exile

Responses in the field ‘sex at birth’ on new ID documents will be unchangeable Being a transgender person in Hungary is about to become even harder, after the government passed a law that will demand all citizens write their “sex at birth” on their national IDs. And the response in… »

23.06.2020

The Truth about the WWII from Russia’s Perspectives

The Truth about the WWII from Russia’s Perspectives

As Russia prepares to mark 75th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War, with a grand military parade on June 24, President Vladimir Putin has asked for a comprehensive assessment, correctness in the history of World War II in a long-ranging article… »

22.06.2020

Face 2 Face with James Felton Keith

Face 2 Face with James Felton Keith

On this show we speak with James Felton Keith, candidate for US Congress in NY’s 13th district, about the situation today for African-Americans and his involvement in the recent protests, and about his activism on behalf of Universal Basic Income (UBI). James believes the case for UBI has been strengthened… »

22.06.2020

Competing for Meanings

Competing for Meanings

“We cannot now try to censor our past “. With these words the UK prime minister Boris Johnson warned the authorities of the 130 districts, who had decided to check and remove the monuments to people related to slavery. In Bristol, protesters threw into the water the memorial of Edward… »

21.06.2020

As Trump Sows Division, Poor People’s Campaign Ignites ‘Transformative Action’ to Address Interwoven Injustices

As Trump Sows Division, Poor People’s Campaign Ignites ‘Transformative Action’ to Address Interwoven Injustices

“Those in power today want nothing more than to stop this kind of movement,” said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis. By Andrea Germanos – Common Dreams Hours before President Donald Trump held a Saturday evening rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he gave self-congratulatory, division-sowing speech, the Poor People’s Campaign offered a progressive… »

21.06.2020

As election looms, Serbia’s leading party wants to defend citizens from dinosaurs

As election looms, Serbia’s leading party wants to defend citizens from dinosaurs

This is scaremongering taken to an new level Serbia has entered a an election silence before a vote scheduled for Sunday, June 21, which is probably a good thing. Since the biggest opposition parties have declared a boycott, blaming the government for a… »

20.06.2020

Trump Rally in Tulsa Inflames Racism Amidst Coronavirus Surge

Trump Rally in Tulsa Inflames Racism Amidst Coronavirus Surge

The weight of history is bearing down on the United States, as mass protests confront the enduring impact of systemic racism. Millions have been moved to action by the police murders of African Americans George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, Tony McDade in Tallahassee, Rayshard Brooks in… »

20.06.2020

If We’re Going to Defund Militarized Police Departments, Why Not Add the Pentagon?

If We’re Going to Defund Militarized Police Departments, Why Not Add the Pentagon?

The U.S. military’s budget, like so many police department budgets, is bloated, and diverts our tax dollars into forces of domination and violence. Now is the time to question our spending priorities at the local and federal level. By Sonali Kolhatkar When Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced a resolutionrecently… »

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