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France’s Left Candidate Surges in Polls Ahead of Presidential Election

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 16:53

France’s left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who has been compared to Bernie Sanders, is surging in the polls. A recent poll shows him polling a close third behind the two front-running candidates, far-right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen and former Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron. Marine Le Pen has promised to suspend all immigration to France. She […]

Democracy Now!

Full Interview: Noam Chomsky on Trump’s First 75 Days & Much More

Sat, 15/04/2017 - 23:43

APRIL 04, 2017  – Full 70-minute interview with Noam Chomsky on Democracy Now!  talking about Donald Trump’s first 75 days in the White House and much more. Noam Chomsky – world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author. He is institute professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has taught for more than 50 years. […]

Democracy Now!

12 April 2017 – The world is once again dragged into war

Fri, 14/04/2017 - 05:47

The White House has finally aligned itself with the Coalition composed of the neo-conservatives around the United Kingdom and a variety of multinational companies. The United States have once again taken up the imperialist policies upon which they decided in 1991, and have reactivated NATO. The rupture with Russia and China was consummated on 12 […]

Thierry Meyssan Red Voltaire

TheIdesMilan 2: The Taxing Of Ryan

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 17:55

In solidarity with The Taxing Of Ryan event happening in the US, Resistance Events Italy has organized a gathering on Tuesday, April 11th in Milan to turn protest signs into a message that cannot be ignored, joining vast numbers from all corners of the world. To voice their opposition against Paul Ryan’s performance as Speaker […]

Redazione Italia

The U.S. attack on Syria’s al-Shayrat Airfield

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 22:37

By Jan Oberg Most of the Western mainstream press has decided – in conspicuous uniformity with the U.S. foreign policy establishment – that it was the government of Syria that was responsible for the chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun. With no investigation undertaken, there is no empirical evidence. Perhaps logically for Washington’s present group think […]

Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research

Emerging Fear-States

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 21:35

By Mumia Abu-Jamal – Speech’s written for the Rosa Luxembourg Conference What is happening In America and Europe bears study and reflection. On the surface, we see a rightist drift, as fearful, resentful publics empower forms of politics that promise safety, especially regarding terror attacks that have blown up and bloodied world capitals recently. If […]

Pressenza New York

At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future – Book Presentation in NYC

Sun, 02/04/2017 - 20:40

Book presentation with Dennis Redmond, Greg Mello, Tony Robinson and Guillermo Sullings on March 30th at the LGBT center in NYC. “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” gives an analysis of the global situation in several fields such as: disarmament, the global financial system, the environment, democracy, human rights, immigration and the media among others, […]

Pressenza New York

Political crisis in Venezuela

Sun, 02/04/2017 - 07:36

Southfront  31.03.2017 Edited by Pressenza London, 2.04.2017 Venezuela could be one of the richest countries on the planet; instead, it is going through its deepest economic and political crisis. During the past 19 years, the so-called Chavistas, supporters of Hugo Chavez, a former Venezuelan President and leader of the Fifth Republic Movement socialist political party, […]

South Front

Let Trump Golf, Let the Public Draft the Budget

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 09:33

One idea behind a representative government is to approximate what the public as a whole would do if it had the time to sit down and consider each matter itself. Of course the entire U.S. public does not have that time. But when a random sample of the public is asked to take the time […]

David Swanson

Federal Judge Extends Hold on Trump Travel Ban

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 12:31

A federal judge in Hawaii dealt another blow on Wednesday to President Trump’s attempt to ban refugees and travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. District Judge Derrick Watson extended a nationwide halt on Trump’s executive order, which would bar citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the U.S. for 90 days—and all […]

Democracy Now!

Defending the UN against Trump’s erasing the UN

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 17:29

By Richard Falk Donald Trump has articulated clearly, if somewhat vaguely and incoherently, his anti-globalist, anti-UN approach on foreign policy. For instance, in late February he told a right-wing audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference that “there is no such thing as a global anthem, a global currency, or a global flag. This is […]

Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research

Liberalism’s Communications Problem

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 00:27

Liberals in the United States are relatively educated, yet extremely inarticulate when it comes to Trump, his budget proposal, or the U.S. military. In a typical email, sent out the message this week that nobody should confirm a Supreme Court nominee until it’s determined that Trump is a “legitimate president.” Until then, the U.S. […]

David Swanson

America’s Woes and Europe’s Responsibility

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 23:57

By Farhang Jahanpour Last year’s U.S. presidential election campaign was the most acrimonious in recent history. The debates were personal and bad-tempered. Some email leaks from the Democratic National Committee showed that the committee had been actively trying to undermine Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign in favor of his rival Hillary Clinton, which deprived both […]

Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research

Treaties of Rome, a new federal, social EU with solidarity

Sun, 26/03/2017 - 18:45

There were tens of thousands, a real human river, people from different parts of the world that today, March 25th, participated in two demonstrations: “Another Europe” and the European Federalist Movement. They started from different places, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele and Bocca della Verità, and after having peacefully and joyfully crossed the streets of the capital, they […]

Dario Lo Scalzo

A Call to Action on Proposed Willets Point Redevelopment Plan

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 15:22

By Eric Córdova An all-women’s rally was held on the steps of CitiField on March 16, 2017.  Members of the newly formed East Elmhurst Corona Alliance gathered together for a call to action on the proposed Willets Point Redevelopment Plan.  Led by Ms. Talea Wulfa of East Elmhurst, the demonstration is an objection to Councilmember […]

Queens Latino

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 on March 29th

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 15:10

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her government will trigger Article 50  – the Lisbon Treaty article that sets in motion the secession of a member state of the European Union – on March 29th , formally starting Brexit negotiations. The European Union and the United Kingdom will have a two-year period during […]

Pressenza London

Turkey: Crackdown on Kurdish Opposition

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 14:08

The Turkish government has jailed 13 members of the pro-Kurdish democratic opposition in parliament on terrorism charges and taken direct control of 82 municipalities in the Kurdish southeast region, suspending and incarcerating elected mayors, Human Rights Watch said today. The crackdown on democratically elected officials not only violates their rights to political association and participation, […]

Human Rights Watch

World Politics-Economics Right Now

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 14:58

By Johan Galtung The net conclusion? The enormous US imbalance: no longer winning wars, less political clout, economically bankrupt but still powerful, shaping the world culturally. Wise US policy would celebrate the last two; unwise policy would Make America Great Again-military-political, as Trump wants. Drop “Again” Mr. Trump, Make America Great! Will do. And wise […]

TRANSCEND Media Service

Next week in Rome: DiEM25’s alternative to “There Is No Alternative”

Sat, 18/03/2017 - 10:13

March 25 is the EU’s 60th birthday, and the leaders of all EU countries will be in Rome on that day to celebrate. What exactly will they be celebrating? Its disintegration, under Brexit and the rise of the Nationalist International, which they now call a ‘variable geometry’ Europe?  Undoubtedly they will come, see the sights, […]

Pressenza London

Trump’s Budget Counts on Us to Be Dumber Than He

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 14:39

By David Swanson Donald Trump does not always in every way appear to be the sharpest tool in the shed. Yet there is great wisdom to be found in some of his assumptions of stupidity on the part of the rest of us. If I act like a real jackass, he thinks, the media will […]

David Swanson

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