Moon, Kim hold second summit in Panmunjom

President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, and top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un held their second summit in Panmunjom on Saturday. The ROK’s presidential More »

Venezuela. Nicolas Maduro remporte la présidentielle

Le chef de l’Etat sortant du Venezuela Nicolas Maduro a été déclaré dimanche vainqueur de la présidentielle par l’autorité électorale, avec près de 70% des suffrages, après le dépouillement de la quasi-totalité More »

Kiev regime accuses the journalist of treason

On Tuesday, May 15, the Security Service of Ukraine conducted searches in the office of RIA Novosti Ukraina, in the apartments of the RIA Novosti Ukraina correspondent Lyudmila Lysenko, and the head More »

International Solidarity with the People of Odessa

M A Y 2 0 1 8 A Report by the Odessa Solidarity Campaign On May 2, 2014, the people of Odessa, Ukraine, experienced the worst civil atrocity in Europe since World More »

Gaza: Israeli Army Killed 52 Palestinians and Injured 2410

At least 52 Palestinians have been killed and more than 2,000 others injured alongside the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip on Monday, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza. More »

 

USA | New Yorkers demand action against Israel’s killing of Palestinian protesters

Over 300 New Yorkers come together in mourning and rage at offices of Senators Schumer and Gillibrand, demanding action against Israel’s killing of Palestinian protesters

“We desperately need real leadership to put pressure on Israel”

Global debt crisis ahead?

Argentina is seeking International Monetary Fund aid after a series of drastic interest rate rises failed to stop the slide in the peso, pushing the country towards a financial crisis. Mauricio Macri, Argentina’s right-wing, pro-big business president, announced the approach to the IMF in a nationally televised address, saying international assistance would enable the government to “avoid a crisis like the ones we have faced before in our history”. Asking the IMF for funds will mean more fiscal austerity and a hit to living standards. One foreign investor said “The most effective way would be to restrict wage hikes.”

USA | Gina Haspel and Torture: Not Just Immoral, But a Tool for More War

With the confirmation of Gina Haspel as CIA director, there’s rightfully great interest in her record regarding torture. Contrary to the rhetoric–and with barely a word about the utility of torture in rigging the case for the Iraq invasion–the actual ends of torture are incredibly worse than the gruesome means.

UNCTAD: Debt warning lights flash for poorest countries, experts say

Top economists from UNCTAD and the International Monetary Fund agree it’s time to sound the alarm on rising public debt in many low-income countries but disagree on how loudly the bell should be rung.

USA | 50 years later, the spirit of the Catonsville Nine lives on

by Frida Berrigan

It was a big moment. More than a hundred people watched as a college professor held one end of a heavy vinyl cover, helping an 88-year-old woman, pull it from the top of a tall metal sign. Together, they unveiled a familiar looking historic marker — the kind that draws attention to battlefields drenched in centuries-old blood and the birth places of famous men all over the country.

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