Just 8 People Now Have the Same Wealth as the Poorest 3.6 Billion

January 15, 2017

Photo: Dewald Brand

The gap between rich and poor is far greater than had previously been estimated, with big business and the super-rich fueling the inequality crisis by dodging taxes, driving down wages, and using their power to influence politics. (more…)

Cuban Statement on New Migratory Agreement with the U.S.

January 12, 2016

Photo: Bill Hackwell

An important step forward in improving bilateral relations occurred this January 12 with the signing of an agreement between the governments of Cuba and the United States, which entered into effect this same day, intended to guarantee regular, safe, and ordered migration. (more…)

Victims Demand Justice 25 Years After El Salvador Signed Peace

January 16, 2016

Names on memorial to the victims of the El Mozote Massacre

Today El Salvador marks 25 years since the signing of the peace accords ending 12 years of civil war that left 75,000 people killed and 8,000 disappeared, one of the darkest periods of the Central American nation. (more…)

US Report Still Lacks Proof on Russia ‘Hack’

By Robert Parry on January 7, 2017

Repeating an accusation over and over again is not evidence that the accused is guilty, no matter how much “confidence” the accuser asserts about the conclusion. (more…)

Obama’s Last Presidential Lies

By Glen Ford on January 11, 2017

Nobody lies with the style and aplomb of Barack Hussein Obama, soon to be an ex-president of the United States. In his last address to the nation, Obama lied about his support for labor; economic and social justice for Black people; (more…)

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