World News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-lgbtinjured.jpg

UN group condemns discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

The text condemns violence and discrimination based on gender identity and welcomes advances in the protection of those rights.

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-unnamed8520x346.jpg

Losing the plot: Israel’s premier to face new Gaza reality

Netanyahu's war-turned-genocide in Gaza has backfired badly - his strategy has helped resurrect Hamas, the very movement he tried desperately to crush.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-unnamed2.jpg

Rep. McDermott: Why I voted against sending arms to Syrian rebels

"I did not arrive at this decision easily. The threat ISIS poses to the people of Iraq and Syria is a serious one. "

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-11.jpg

Germany: The votes are in

Political porcelain has been broken, raising questions on what went wrong and, to quote that old Abbott and Costello routine, "Who's on first?" for the next five years.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-cuba30.jpg

Cuban 5 labor event draws standing room only crowd

The growing interest in international solidarity by organized labor in the U.S. was on full display Sept. 13, at the national headquarters of the SEIU.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-nbankargentina520x310.jpg

Argentina, UN approve a radical move on the “vulture capitalists”

The actions came as a sequel to a long running controversy over the efforts of U.S. hedge funds to make a large profit at the expense of the Argentine people.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Maine520x2.jpg

Politics trump justice in Cuban 5 case

When the corporate-controlled U.S. media conspired with the Miami court to railroad the Cuban 5, few people realized the power of government to silence the truth for so long.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-dravelo.jpg

Defending Colombian political prisoner David Ravelo, and others

Ravelo led the fight in Barrancabermeja, his home city, against right-wing paramilitary domination.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-cubasi520x322.jpg

Activists eye anniversary of the arrest of the Cuban Five

Organizations and activists who have been fighting for freedom for the Cuban Five will descend on Washington D.C. during the week starting Sept. 11, for a series of political actions.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-iraqarticle520x315.jpg

Is Iraq breaking up?

A significant section of the Iraqi public is not willing to let the country split up.

113 14 15 16 1737