Extracting Aleppo from the Propaganda

By Dennis J Bernstein on December 20, 2016

Eva Bartlett, Photo: Bill Hackwell

It’s rare for Americans to hear any version of the Syrian conflict other than the simplistic accounts favored by the U.S. government and the mainstream news media that rely heavily on rebel sources and their international supporters who often traffic in propaganda. (more…)

A Lesson from Standing Rock

By Danny Haiphong on December 14, 2016

There have been very few people’s victories under the Obama administration. His corporate policies have prevailed mainly by default, due largely to the failure of progressives to confront the First Black President. “The anti-war movement has been buried in the Democratic Party graveyard throughout the duration of Obama’s tenure.” (more…)

Cuba’s First Computer Factory to Make 120 Thousand Units Per Year

December 24, 2016

Cuba has inaugurated its first factory to produce tablets and laptops in a bid to promote technology and digital literacy on the island. (more…)

Evo Morales: Our Democratic Cultural Revolution Created a New Foundation for the Country

December 20, 2016

In La Paz on December 18 Bolivian President Evo Morales stated that the struggle begun 11 years ago, by social movements and the people, created a new foundation for the country, and has seen Bolivia recover its natural resources and strategic entities nationalized. (more…)

President Obama: Use Clemency to Free a Wrongfully Convicted Native American

By Martin Garbus and Cynthia K Dunne on December 21, 2016

Leonard Peltier at Leavenworth Federal Prison in 1992. Photo: Jeffry Scott

Approaching the Standing Rock Reservation to stand with the Water Protectors, you couldn’t miss the dramatic display of tribal flags flying high along the dirt driveway and surrounding the perimeter of the large campgrounds. (more…)

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