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Defending RT against McCarthyite Attack

By Margaret Kimberley on November 15, 2017

The Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) was established in 1938 as a means of fighting Nazi influence in the United States. The Russian funded cable network RT was recently forced to register under FARA in order to continue operating in the United States. (more…)

US Calls Venezuela Global Threat at UN as EU Approves Arms Embargo

By Lucas Koerner on November 15, 2017

Almagro and Haley at UN

The US chaired an informal meeting at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Monday to discuss the situation in Venezuela despite a boycott from leading members such as China and Russia. (more…)

Police Violence in the U.S. Persists, Though Most Media Have Stopped Paying Attention

By Roberto Rodriguez on November 15, 2017

Photo: Bill Hackwell

October was an especially brutal month when it comes to the tally of people killed by police in this country, particularly for people of color. I emphasize people of color because my lifelong research on this topic tells me (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…)

Why is Insecurity Growing in the USA?

By Abel González Santamaría on November 9, 2017

Graphic: Falco

The world’s largest economic power is going through a complex social situation, which causes levels of insecurity in the whole nation to increase year by year. (more…)

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