Trump DOJ to Appeal Maryland Ruling against Muslim Ban 2.0

By Nadia Prupis on March 18, 2017

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The Trump administration on Friday filed papers to appeal a ruling that blocked the president’s revised travel ban, setting up a new legal showdown over the executive order that opponents have called “Muslim ban 2.0.” (more…)

“No Return to Slavery!”; A Million Take to the Streets of Brazil against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms

March 16, 2017

Sao Paulo

March 15th 2017 saw the biggest demonstrations yet against the Post-Coup Government of Michel Temer. Called a “Day of Paralysation & Mobilisation”, a rare general strike, with public transport frozen in many parts of Brazil, (more…)

‘Zionism Is Our Enemy’: Venezuela Supports Palestine Resistance

March 17, 2017

Caracas, Photo: Bill Hackwell

“The struggle of the Palestinian people is now more than ever an example for all humanity,” said Venezuelan government official Leonardo Molina. (more…)

Southern Command in Costa Rica: US Occupation Disguised as Humanitarian Aid

By Santiago Navarro F. and Renata Bessi on March 18, 2017

Indigenous Bribri people resisting against the commodification of their forests in the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica. Photo: Santiago Navarro F.

From the top of the great Talamaca mountain range in southern Costa Rica, you can see the Caribbean Sea and the houses of the Bribri and Cabécar Indigenous groups. (more…)

UN Official Resigns after Pressure to Withdraw Israel Apartheid Report

By Ali Abunimah on March 17, 2017

Rima Khalaf

A senior United Nations official has resigned, following pressure from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to withdraw the landmark report published earlier this week finding Israel guilty of apartheid. (more…)

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