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‘Slap in face of Holocaust survivors’: World Jewish body slams Polish officials over WWII remarks

In comments made Wednesday the president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), Ronald Lauder, slammed the remarks made by the Polish Education Minister Anna Zalewska and the mayor of the town of Jedwabne, Michael Chajewski. Speaking to private broadcaster TVN24 last week, Zalewska refused to openly admit the involvement of Polish citizens in the massacres […]

Russia’s Giant Aircraft Carrier to Help Syria in Raqqa Anti-Terrorism Operations

Syria Free Press (FNA) ~ The Russian Navy has sent its only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, to the Eastern waters of the Mediterranean Sea to help the Syrian army in its anti-terrorism operations in Raqqa province, a senior military expert disclosed. “This aircraft carrier will be stationed in a location which is only four to eight kilometers […]

In Photos: Palestinians celebrate Ramadan in Gaza

Muslims across the world have spent June observing the religious month of Ramadan. In Gaza, where reconstruction after three wars in six years has stalled, the celebrations, fasts followed by feasts, and prayer has brought a welcomed sense of normalcy. At night the landscape is set alight with festive lanterns. Charity drives are organized at […]

Europe Must Reform To Avoid A Populist Domino Effect

This isn’t the time for Europeans to retreat into themselves; it’s time for reform. We need reforms that will increase trade, justice, and democracy in Europe. If Europe makes the necessary changes, it would offer hope and counter a populist domino effect in France, Italy, the Netherlands, and other countries. Source Article from https://www.popularresistance.org/europe-must-reform-to-avoid-a-populist-domino-effect/

Al-Nusra Terrorists Seen Heading For Aleppo From Turkey

According to the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation, a column of trucks escorted by 160 Al-Nusra Front terrorists have been seen crossing over from Turkey into Syria in the north of Idlib province. The Al-Qaeda affiliated militants are said to be heading for Aleppo to reinforce terrorists fighting there. According to the center’s report, ISIS […]

Cessation of hostilities in Aleppo to be announced in coming hours – Lavrov

Lavrov added that the US and Russian militaries are currently holding talks on the Aleppo ceasefire.“I hope that in the coming hours such an agreement will be announced,” the minister said after the meeting in Moscow. According to UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura, the stalled Syria peace talks could be resumed if an Aleppo […]

Women ‘outweigh’ clerics in Iran’s parliament for first time in history

According to the official voting results issued on Saturday, a total of 17 women will become members of the 290-seat parliament compared to clerics who only won 16 seats, AFP reports. Although the clerics fall just one seat behind women, their overall number has reached an all-time low. Why the Iranian elections were a huge […]

Univ. of Chicago students celebrate divestment win

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 13 April 2016 Students at the University of Chicago are celebrating the passage of a resolution calling on the institution to divest assets from firms aiding or profiting from Israel’s “violation of human rights and international law in Palestine.” Meanwhile, students at the University of Minnesota chalked up a […]

Why state capture is a regressive step for any society

Ongama Mtimka (TC) : The state is a very important institution, determining “who gets what, when, and how”, in Harold Lasswell’s definition of politics. As such, various interests will always attempt to influence the state to achieve their desired outcomes. Allegations that President Jacob Zuma’s friends, the Gupta family, corruptly dictate cabinet appointments have plunged […]

Media blackout: 1.5 million starving in Donbass as Kiev escalates conflict

     The situation on the contact line remains very tense, especially in the north of Donetsk and Gorlovka and in the area of the Yasinovatsky checkpoint situated in between. At the beginning of the week, the intensity of bombardment decreased slightly. But by the middle of the week, it at least doubled. This increase in […]

New Mexico Bans Forcibly Drugging Children With Psychiatric Drugs

The state of New Mexico have introduced a new law that protects children from being forced to take psychiatric drugs from the government, in defiance to the federal government’s plan to conduct mandatory mental health screening for all teenagers.  Despite the big push by the Obama administration to force ‘depression screening’ on all U.S. teenagers, […]

Happiness Is Political

Print Friendly Above Photo: From CreativeResistance.org. No War By Melanie Cervantes William Thompson’s Utilitarian Argument for Democratic Work ”Happiness is political,” is the opening line of Kaswan’s provocative book on William Thompson’s theory on the social nature of happiness and its ramification for organizing a just society. Kaswan introduces the reader to Thompson (1775-1833) as “perhaps […]

Cop Who Arrested Sandra Bland Has Been Fired

The tides are finally turning when it comes to dirty cops. A few years ago the idea of a cop being charged, or at the very least fired, for their misdeeds was laughable. Today this is not the case thanks in part to sites like this educating the public and shining a light on police misconduct. […]

Governor Snyder Could Have Called Flint Emergency ‘At Any Time’

Print Friendly Above Photo: New emails show Michigan Governor Rick Snyder could have declared a state of emergency in Flint over its water contamination crisis months earlier than he did. (Photo: Michigan Municipal League/flickr/cc) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder could have declared a state of emergency in Flint over its water contamination crisis months earlier than he did, according […]

Israel Torturing Muhammad al-Qiq to Death

Muhammad al-Qiq is a Palestinian journalist. Last November 21, Israeli authorities lawlessly arrested him. He committed no crimes. On December 17, an administrative detention order was issued against him, used when Israel wants someone imprisoned without just cause. It’s usually imposed for six months, renewable ad infinitum. Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languish in its […]

Systemic Fragility in the Global Economy

The following text is the introduction to Jack Rasmus’ Book Half way through the second decade of the 21st century, evidence is growing that the global economy is becoming increasingly fragile. Not just in fact, but in potential as well. And not just in the financial sector but in the non-financial sector—i.e. in the ‘real’ […]

Professor Cohen warns that Obama’s military build-up on Russia’s borders risks World War III

Professor Cohen warns that Obama’s military build-up on Russia’s borders risks World War III By Dr. Patrick Slattery — Listeners to the David Duke Show know that for the past several months I have been reporting on Princeton Professor Emeritus Stephen F. Cohen’s weekly appearnces on the John Batchelor Show, which is syndicated out of […]

Iran’s coverage: Iran to continue development of missile program – Iran Army Chief

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:   Iran after more sophisticated missile program: Top General Iran’s Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi unveiled plans on Thursday for an upgrade in the country’s missile program, reassuring the neighbors that such capabilities are meant only to deter the hostile moves.   President Putin: Russia, […]

Obama Escalates Tensions With Russia As Media Keeps Quiet

Retired professor of Russian studies and history at Princeton, Stephen F. Cohen, warns that a nuclear war between Russia and the West looms on the horizon. The Pentagon has announced that it will quadruple US-NATO military forces in countries verging on Russia’s borders. The move by the Obama Administration to have the two opposing forces […]

Obama Escalates Tensions With Russia As Media Keeps Quiet

Retired professor of Russian studies and history at Princeton, Stephen F. Cohen, warns that a nuclear war between Russia and the West looms on the horizon. The Pentagon has announced that it will quadruple US-NATO military forces in countries verging on Russia’s borders. The move by the Obama Administration to have the two opposing forces […]

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