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Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation? (1/2)

Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation?

February 17, 2019
Legislator Mustafa Barghouti discusses President Abbas’s dissolution of the Legislative Council, the attempt to alter the Paris Accords, and explores Palestinians’ life under double occupation. With Israeli elections approaching, the Palestinian leadership does not challenge Israeli political parties to take a position on the occupation
Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa, Misinvoicing, Capital Flight, Illicit Trading, Exploitation, Africa

How Kleptocracy Impoverishes Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa

February 17, 2019

Léonce Ndikumana discusses his newest research on capital flight from Angola, Côte d’Ivoire and South Africa between 1975 and 2015. 290 Billion dollars were funneled out of these countries over this period through misinvoicing and circumventing regulation and taxation. Most of that money ended up in corporations in the global north

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Venezuela’s Foreign Minister: “Washington Hijacked Guaidó”

February 13, 2019

In an exclusive interview with TRNN, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza says Guaido has not accepted the Pope’s offer to negotiate since he is being directed by Washington

Ilhan Omar, anti-Semitism, Nancy Pelosi, AIPAC, Charles Lechner, Phyllis Bennis, Marc Steiner

Ilhan Omar: Anti-Semitism? Or Fear of Open Debate on Israel?

February 12, 2019

Why Are They Really Mad At Ilhan Omar? What does being a woman of color have to do with it? She said no more than other critics of American policy in the Middle East. Marc Steiner, Charles Lenchner, and Phyllis Bennis discuss the issue

Lula da Silva's Second Conviction Another Travesty of Justice

Lula da Silva’s Second Conviction Another Travesty of Justice

February 12, 2019

Former Workers Party President Lula da Silva was convicted to another 12 years and 11 months in a case that is almost identical to his first conviction, neither of which had any solid evidence, says Brasilwire’s Brian Mier

Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, Ind.; Photo Credit: Steve Horn

Indiana Republican-Dominated Senate, House Consider Solar Bills

February 12, 2019

In a state better known for production of Mike Pence and coal mining, bills promoting solar energy under consideration

Danny Glover on the Conflict Over Venezuela

February 12, 2019

Actor and activist Danny Glover places the conflict over Venezuela in the context of a long history of US-led coups in Latin America

A Green New Deal for India?

A Green New Deal for India?

February 12, 2019

A new report from the Political Economy Research Institute puts forth a proposal to boost equity while lowering carbon emissions. Shouvik Chakraborty, an author of the report, explains

City Council Approves Bill That Could Shut Down Massive Trash Incinerator

February 11, 2019

Baltimore City Council unanimously approved a bill that would impose stricter pollution requirements on the city’s trash incinerator and could force it to shut down

Elliott Abrams: The War Criminal Running US Policy in Venezuela

February 11, 2019

The recently named US Special Envoy on Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, is back in the halls of power after a career of supporting dictators, violence and genocide around the world

Support for Israel Divides Democrats, A Division Fomented by Republicans

Support for Israel Divides Democrats, A Division Fomented by Republicans

February 10, 2019

Republican Senator Marco Rubio pushes a pro-Israel agenda, while new and younger Democrats question US support for the right-wing government in Israel, says Israeli-American journalist Mairav Zonszein

Mexico's Lopez Obrador's Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition

Mexico’s Lopez Obrador’s Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition

February 10, 2019

Mexico is making a large contribution towards the prevention of civil war in Venezuela, by returning to long-established foreign policy tradition of neutrality, which the previous president had completely abandoned, says John Ackerman