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China Releases Human Rights Report on the U.S.: ‘Terrible Problems’

March 9, 2017 

On Thursday, China’s State Council Information Office released a human rights report on the U.S., noting that while that country continues to act as “the judge of human rights” it continues to ignore its own “terrible problems.” (more…)

Prison for Bush, not Praise

By Cindy Sheehan on March 7, 2017

2007, Cindy Sheehan marching on the Pentagon protesting the war in Iraq, holding memory of her son Casey who was killed there in 2004. Photo: Bill Hackwell

Joy Behar of The View “The thing about this, is that Donald has now done something I thought he would never do. I like — I like the fact that George Bush — I like George Bush now, is what I’m trying to say. I’m having trouble saying it.” (more…)

ICE Cold

By Max J. Castro on February 28, 2017

As this article points out there have been periodic xenophobic waves against immigrants in the U.S. since the beginning. (more…)

Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget

By Dave Culver on February 28, 2017

At a meeting of U.S. governors on Monday, Trump described his forthcoming budget proposal as “a public safety and national security budget.” (more…)

43 Years and Still In

By Herman Bell on February 28, 2017

I’ve lived in this cell longer than I’ve lived on the streets.  Its metal locker where I keep my food from the mice, the toilet and face bowl, the bed, the floor, the cell bars and metal clothes rack all have come to know some part of me.  I want to talk about me today. (more…)

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