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03.11.2016

Susan Sarandon endorses Jill Stein

Susan Sarandon endorses Jill Stein

Here is the letter of endorsement sent by actress Susan Sarandon to Jill Stein’s campaign: Dear Jill and team, I’ve been waiting for any indication that Hillary Clinton’s position on the issues that are most urgent to me, has changed. But … She does not support the $15 minimum wage. »

01.11.2016

Andrei Moskvitin on Face 2 Face

Andrei Moskvitin on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Andrei Moskvitin, about what does it mean to be gay in rural Russia. »

31.10.2016

Disobey or Die

Disobey or Die

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/node/5325 Back in the winter of 1982, Air Florida flight 90 took off from National Airport. The first officer noticed dangerous readings on some instruments and pointed them out to the captain. The captain told him he was wrong, and he accepted the… »

31.10.2016

USA: What Are We to Think?

USA: What Are We to Think?

Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century A cascade of developments should make us afraid of what seems to be emerging politically in the United States at this time. Although politicians keep telling us how great we were or will be or are. Donald… »

30.10.2016

Big Pharma preps to spend hundreds of millions to keep drug prices high

Big Pharma preps to spend hundreds of millions to keep drug prices high

“PhRMA’s decision to hike membership dues 50 percent will increase the trade group’s considerable coffers to more than $300 million per year,” Politico reports. by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer for Common Dreams Facing an increasingly outraged public, the leading Big Pharma lobby group is hiking its annual dues… »

28.10.2016

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Thursday’s mass arrests came as Native American youth flooded the Hillary Clinton campaign headquarters in Brooklyn to demand Clinton oppose the Dakota Access pipeline. After Clinton campaign staffers declined to meet with the delegation, they attempted to present a letter to security guards. The protesters were later ordered by police… »

27.10.2016

The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War

The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War

December 1 & 2 2016, Washington, DC After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it’s time for truth and accountability. The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will unify the global anti-war/peace movements with other justice movements by uplifting testimonies of the costs of this war—and war itself. »

25.10.2016

Canada: 99 Detained at Protest Demanding End to Tar Sands Pipelines

Canada: 99 Detained at Protest Demanding End to Tar Sands Pipelines

In Canada, 99 people were detained by police Monday at a demonstration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, demanding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reject the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, as well as all new tar sands pipelines and infrastructure. Among those arrested was Clayton Thomas-Muller, a climate… »

24.10.2016

David Swanson: “We need to unite globally around opposition to the entire institution of war”

David Swanson: “We need to unite globally around opposition to the entire institution of war”

In your website http://worldbeyondwar.org/ you say: “We strive to replace a culture of war with one of peace, in which nonviolent means of conflict resolution take the place of bloodshed”. So which role and value can nonviolence have in building such a culture? Nonviolent action can play at least… »

24.10.2016

North Dakota: Police Arrest Over 100 Water Protectors

North Dakota: Police Arrest Over 100 Water Protectors

In North Dakota, police arrested over 100 people this weekend who gathered for a peaceful march opposing construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. The demonstrators, who call themselves protectors, not protesters, were arrested after they were confronted by police in riot gear carrying assault rifles. They say police… »

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