Irma: Cuba sends hundreds of doctors to Caribbean islands devastated by hurricane

Cuba has sent doctors to several Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma. (more…)

Syria War Diary: What Life Is Like Under ‘Moderate’ Rebel Rule

By Eva Bartlett on August 24, 2017

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In early 2016 the hillside town of Madaya, just northwest of Damascus, was the focus of sudden Western and Gulf media campaigns featuring harrowing photos of emaciated elderly and children splashed widely across print, online and social media. (more…)

Who Is Begging for War? People in the U.S have a Poor Understanding of the Conflict with North Korea

By Vijay Prashad on September 6, 2017

Photo: Attila Jandi

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the Security Council that North Korea was ‘begging for war.’ She said this in reference to the test of a thermonuclear – hydrogen – bomb by the North Korean military. ‘Enough is enough,’ said Ambassador (more…)

Candidate Nominations for Municipal Assemblies has begun in Cuba

September 4, 2017

Cubans voting in municipal elections. Photo: Bill Hackwell

The nomination of candidates for delegates to the municipal assemblies of People’s Power begins today in Cuba, with the holding of a pilot meeting in each municipality. (more…)

Russia Gate: the Big Nothingburger

By Gerry Leupp on September 5, 2017

In a secretly taped video CNN’s Van Jones referred to the Trump-Russia story as a “big nothingburger.” Interesting that one of the network’s senior news commentators would say that, although not publicly, but privately to someone in an elevator. (more…)

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