‘Sad Day for Warmongers’, UN Finds Iran in Total Compliance with Nuke Deal

By Julia Conley on September 2, 2017

On what one observer called “a sad day for warmongers,” the United Nations declared Friday that Iran is fully adhering to the nuclear deal reached in 2015, and that inspectors will not go looking for infractions at the request of the Trump administration. (more…)

Trying their Hardest to Make it Stick, Anti-Cuban Media Overplays ‘Acoustic Attack’

By German Piniella on August 31, 2017

U.S. Embassy in Havana. Photo: Bill Hackwell

One of journalism’s characteristics is to follow up the news to provide greater information about a relevant subject. After the initial publication, successive articles about the subject provide the readers with new data and offer diverging points of view to give a more balanced and better developed presentation. (more…)

Climate Breakdown is Happening Right Before Our Eyes

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese on September 3, 2017

Climate breakdown, as George Monbiot calls it, is happening before our eyes at the same time the science on climate change grows stronger and has wider acceptance. Hurricane Harvey, which struck at the center of the petroleum industry – the heart of climate denialism – provided a glimpse of the new normal of climate crisis-induced events. (more…)

Venezuela to Donate $5M to Victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas

August 30, 2017

Venezuela has announced that it will be donating $5 million to help with recovery efforts in areas devastated by Harvey, particularly Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas, according to Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza. (more…)

Hurricane Harvey: a Man Made Tragedy that Never would have Happened in Cuba

By Bill Hackwell on September 1, 2017

When I moved to Houston in 1964 with my sisters and my mother I remember how huge, flat and sprawling with cris crossing freeways it seemed. Coming from Newport New Hampshire, population 5,000, it really was big but back then Houston, in the national scheme of things, was a major port city but with less than a million people and just barely in the top ten of the largest cities. (more…)

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