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The Missing Message in the Women’s March

By Cindy Sheehan and Rick Sterling on January 18, 2018

Sign not seen in the Women’s March. Photo; Bill Hackwell

The large women’s marches that took place in the U.S. to mark a year of the Trump Administration were primarily organized by elements of the Democratic Party. The energy in the streets was strong and positive but the political message was to channel that into winning back congress in the 2018 mid term elections. (more…)

Close Guantanamo and Return it to Its Rightful Owners; The Cuban People

January 14, 2018

Young Cubans call for the return of Guantanamo near the base. Photo: Bill Hackwell

Resolution on Global Day of Actions Against Guantanamo (February 23rd, 2018) made by the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Bases on January 14, at a Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. (more…)

The FBI Hand Behind Russia-gate

By Ray McGovern on January 11, 2018

Russia-gate is becoming FBI-gate, thanks to the official release of unguarded text messages between loose-lipped FBI counterintelligence official Peter Strzok and his garrulous girlfriend, FBI lawyer Lisa Page. (more…)

Other Countries Have High-Speed Trains. We Have Deadly Accidents and Crumbling Infrastructure

By Mike Ludwig on January 6, 2018

Photo: Stephen Brashear

The $700 Billion Pentagon budget to try and militarily maintain the U.S.’s diminishing global hegemony is diametrically connected to the crumbling infrastructure inside the country. – editorial (more…)

Concentration Camps for African Migrants Blocked from Entering Europe Are Popping Up Across Libya

By Vijay Prashad on December 29, 2017

Photo: Alliance/AA H. Turkia

Refugees do not show up in the Mediterranean Sea as if from nowhere. By the time they get into their flimsy boats on the Libyan coastline, they have lived many, many dangerous lives. (more…)

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