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US Targets Nicaraguan Presidential Election: Former Solidarity Activists Echo Imperial Talking Points

Before Henry Kissinger became a Clinton pal, liberals condemned him for saying: “I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important…

European Union and U.S. at War against Refugees and Immigrants

During Marie Dutrepont’s interview by Pressenza, Marie described the process and unbearable situation in the Moria (Lesvos) concentration camp in Greece. She described day-to-day conditions in a camp designed for 2500 people but that now hosts 25,000. She spoke of…

Real Answers Demanded After Barr Dodges on Government Authority to Aim ‘Intrusive Surveillance Tools’ at Protesters

“The public needs to know whether Attorney General Barr thinks President Trump can conduct mass surveillance of protesters without congressional authorization.” By Jessica Corbett, staff writer – Common Dreams An exchange about government spying powers between Rep. Zoe Lofgren and…

Independent rights experts urge US to address systemic racism and racial bias

Nearly 30 independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council are calling for the United States to reform its criminal justice system in the wake of a recent spate of killings of African Americans, including at the hands of…

Drone shuts down UK airport and Trump shuts down US Government

Gatwick drones Between 120,000 and 350,000 people (depending on which paper you read) had their Christmas plans disrupted by the closure of Gatwick airport south of London over a 36+ hours period due to drones flying illegally and creating chaos.…