Month: October 2020

In Midst of War, Israel Clamps Down on Internal Dissent

As a tenuous ceasefire takes hold, the besieged Gaza strip must contend with the path of death and destruction left

Officials Announce Long-Term Truce Agreement to End Attack on Gaza

Israel and Palestinian officials announced Tuesday that they have reached a long term ceasefire agreement drawing an end to fifty

Campaigners to Stage Global Day of Action Against Killer and Surveillance Drones

Declaring Saturday a “Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance and Killing,” international campaigners are planning simultaneous

Trump taps Lighthizer for trade representative

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Profits Soar As Pentagon Leans on Private Corporations for Special Ops

Private military contractors are reaping billions of dollars in profitable rewards from the U.S. government’s global network of clandestine counter-terrorism

CDC: Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million by January

The number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could reach as many as 1.4 million by January, according

Naomi Klein: Diverse Climate Movement United by Love of Place, Need for Water

Speaking with the Guardian’s Owen Jones in London on Monday night, Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein continued to broadcast

Ferguson Protesters Turn to UN for Human Rights Protections

Michael Brown’s family members and grassroots organizations from Ferguson are pressing the United Nations to intervene in response to what

FBI Director: Government Surveillance 'Enhances Liberty'

In a speech on Thursday, FBI director James Comey invoked “national security and public safety” to push for more permissive

Venezuela's Maduro: 'US Knows Where It Can Stick Its Sanctions'

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro denounced U.S. sanctions on Monday and told a crowd of supporters in Caracas that the recent