First US State Approves Drones with Rubber Bullets, Tasers, Pepper Spray, Tear Gas, Sound Cannons for Domestic Use

By Robert Barsocchini August 28, 2015

drone state-400x227North Dakota has become the first state to approve government use of drones equipped with “less than lethal weapons”, including “rubber bullets, pepper spray, tear gas, sound cannons, and Tasers”. (more…)

Katrina: The Logic of Genocide

By BAR executive editor Glen Ford on August 26, 2015

 Photo: Michael Aimsworth

Photo: Michael Aimsworth

The best thing that could happen to poor Black people is for a Katrina-like catastrophe to hit their city, scattering them to the four corners of the country. (more…)

Former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says Syriza “Betrayed the Great Majority of the Greek People”.

August 27, 2015

greeceFormer Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has said he will not stand in “sad” elections expected in the debt-ridden country next month. (more…)

Year Since Gaza Attack has been “a Slow Death”

By Nora Barrows-Friedman on August 26, 2015

On 26 August 2014, a ceasefire brought an end to 51 days of Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip.

gaza anniv.Israel killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, including 551 children. A year later, due to the eight years of continuous siege, reconstruction of the tens of thousands homes Israel destroyed (more…)

1,000 Gaza Children Disabled by Israeli Attack

Local Editor on August 28, 2015

palestine wounded childrenMore than 1,000 Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip sustained permanent disabilities during last year’s 51-day Zionist military onslaught, (more…)

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