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30.11.2016

Jill Stein: Recounts are Necessary

Jill Stein: Recounts are Necessary

Former presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein is continuing her efforts to force recounts in three states – Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan – saying that electronic voting invites tampering, hacking and human error. On Tuesday the effort faced a setback as a Wisconsin judge refused to order a statewide hand recount. »

30.11.2016

San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed a resolution, introduced by Board President London Breed, in response to the election of Donald Trump. The resolution reads as follows: WHEREAS, On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected to become the 45th President of the United… »

29.11.2016

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight against Trump’s proposed policies to build a wall across the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border, to reinstate a database for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries and to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. On Monday… »

24.11.2016

#NoBlackSnakeFriday and Global Day of Action against Dakota Access Pipeline

#NoBlackSnakeFriday and Global Day of Action against Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds across the U.S. are planning protests on Friday November 25, the day after Thanksgiving, which is considered a major shopping day in the United States. In Chicago, activists are planning a Black Friday boycott along Michigan Avenue to demand police accountability. Water protectors fighting the Dakota Access pipeline in… »

23.11.2016

If Only We the People Could Tell the Future

If Only We the People Could Tell the Future

The media has been taken by the “surprise” election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Everyone is trying to understand. What happened to the female vote? The Latino vote? The number of abstentions, the highest in the past 20 years? Of course we have more answers than… »

22.11.2016

China takes the driver’s seat on free trade

China takes the driver’s seat on free trade

Two months before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next US President and the likely end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, signs emerge that the Asia-Pacific region is turning towards a Plan B. During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to pull the US out of the… »

21.11.2016

Standing Rock: 100+ Injured After Police Attack with Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets & Mace

Standing Rock: 100+ Injured After Police Attack with Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets & Mace

In North Dakota, more than 100 Native Americans and allies fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline have been injured by police, who attacked them with rubber bullets, tear gas, mace canisters and water cannons in freezing temperatures Sunday night. The attack was on a bridge near the main Oceti… »

20.11.2016

Protests against Trump continue in New York

Protests against Trump continue in New York

On Saturday November 19, three different groups  marched in New York to protest Donald Trump’s election and his choice of ultraconservative Stephen Bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor. Queens council member Jimmy Van Bramer led a group of protesters from Queensboro Plaza and across the Queensboro Bridge to Trump… »

19.11.2016

400+ Reports of Attacks & Harassment in Wake of Trump’s Election

400+ Reports of Attacks & Harassment in Wake of Trump’s Election

The number of reported hate crimes continues to surge in the wake of Donald Trump’s election last week. The Southern Poverty Law Center has now documented at least 437 incidents of verbal and physical attacks, intimidation and harassment against Muslims, immigrants, African Americans, women and people of color. The most… »

19.11.2016

Trump’s Offensive Against Undocumented Migrants Will Fuel Migration Crisis

Trump’s Offensive Against Undocumented Migrants Will Fuel Migration Crisis

By Emilio Godoy* “Donald Trump will not stop me from getting to the U.S.,” said Juan, a 35-year-old migrant from Nicaragua, referring to the Republican president-elect who will govern that country as of Jan. 20. Juan, who worked as a street vendor in his… »

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