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Cuba in the White House Frenzy

By Jesús Arboleya on Nov 1, 2018

According to media outlets, a senior White House official, who declined to be named, said that John Bolton, national security adviser to President Donald Trump, (more…)

Army Rangers Warn Fellow Soldiers: Trump Is Lying, Don’t Go

November 2, 2018

Soldiers attempting to put barbed wire up on the border with Mexico

To All Active Duty Soldiers:

Your Commander-in-chief is lying to you. You should refuse his orders to deploy to the southern US border should you be called to do so. (more…)

Pittsburgh: The Dead End of Tolerating Racism

By: Hugo Marín González on November 3, 2018

Protesting against Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh

A week ago today, Pittsburgh was the sad scenario of a ruthless crime: the hate-driven racist Tree of Life synagogue murders of 11 members of the city’s Jewish community in the historic Squirrel Hill neighborhood. (more…)

President Trump Is the Greatest Threat to National Security

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan on October 25, 2018

Mexico Beach Fl. After Hurricane Michael

President Donald Trump is a threat to national security. His lies rev people up, inspiring hate. A slew of bombs have been discovered this week, targeting people and organizations Trump regularly vilifies: the Obamas, the Clintons, (more…)

Peasants’ Rights Declaration Presented before the UN General Assembly

October 26, 2018

MST School, Brazil. Photo: Bill Hackwell

The “UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas” was presented in the UN headquarters to the Third Committee of the General Assembly on 25th October. (more…)

Nothing more than Shadows

By David Brooks on October 15, 2018

Every day – even if one tries to avoid it – Trump interrupts everything, and each intervention is more obscene and untrue than the previous one. (more…)

Families of Inmates of Prison Hit by Hurricane Michael Describe ‘Inhumane’ Conditions

By Zahra Hirji and Talal Ansari on October 14, 2018

Gulf Correctional Institution. Photo: Talal Ansari

A Florida Panhandle correctional facility that houses more than 1,500 inmates took a direct hit from Hurricane Michael and was badly damaged, BuzzFeed News has confirmed. (more…)

Howard Zinn: Don’t Despair about the Supreme Court

By Howard Zinn on October 21, 2005

Historian and activist, Howard Zinn

We are running this article, written in 2005 by the people’s historian and activist Howard Zinn, as a reminder of what is decisive to social change. (more…)

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