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Hundreds of Thousands March to Demand the Release of Catalan Leaders

November 12, 2017

Photo: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno

An estimated 750,000 people marched in Barcelona on Saturday to demand that the Spanish government release Catalan separatist leaders who are being held in prison for their roles in the region’s recent independence referendum. (more…)

FEMA Continues to Flounder While Unions Make Big Impact in Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

By Stephanie Basile on November 7, 2017

Union nurses volunteer in Puerto Rico hurricane relief

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, as Puerto Rico faces government neglect, unions’ relief efforts have been critical. (more…)

Propaganda for Regime Change in Syria

By Susan Dirgham on November 10, 2017

The book Dear World: A Syrian Girl’s Story of War and Plea for Peace was published in October 2017. It is purportedly written by a Syrian girl, Bana Alabed, with the help of her mother and an editor. (more…)

U.S. Imposes Oil Blockade to Force Venezuela into Default

November 10, 2017

While continuing the commercial and financial embargo and the systematic attack on Venezuela’s national oil company PDVSA, it was revealed at the start of November that imports of Venezuelan oil to the United States this year have declined 56% compared to last year. (more…)

Rich and Powerful are ‘Disrobed’ in the Paradise Papers

By David Brooks on November 6, 2017

A massive leak of more than 13 million files partially exposed the emperors of finance, when the secret financial system of the rich and powerful was revealed and included members of Donald Trump’s cabinet, (more…)

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