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Kerry, Quartet $4B Plan Will Fail Palestinians, Economists Warn

February 6, 2014

While it is unknown whether any agreement has been reached politically, US Secretary of State John Kerry has put the focus on economic planning, promising to raise $4 billion in investment for the Palestinian Authority. The investment will be part of a neo-liberal economic plan whose details were delegated to the Quartet to outline. The…

Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

January 11, 2014
Ariel Sharon came to power as a cunning politician, running as a ‘security’ candidate during the second intifada, and forming the Kadima party to appear ‘centrist’ when compared to Likud

Tragic Slaying by Bay Area Police Remembered 5 Years Later

January 2, 2014

Quest for justice continues 5 years after slaying of Oscar Grant, unarmed 22 year old African American killed while detained in police custody

Hunger-striking Immigrant Detainees Held in Canada for Years Without Trial

December 16, 2013

Supporters rally in snowstorm outside maximum security prison to show solidarity for prisoners being held without charges or release date

Can President Obama Do More To Stop Deportations?

November 26, 2013

A heckler challenges Obama to do more to stop deportations, but does the president have the authority to do so?

City Council Strips Mayor of Key Powers, Protesters Rally to “Save Toronto”

November 17, 2013

Rob Ford becomes a mayor “in name only” as latest wave of allegations bring an admission of drunk driving and use of sexually explicit language

Ratner: US Drone Strikes Are War Crimes, Despite Human Groups Reluctancy to Blast Obama

October 24, 2013

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch label drone strikes as indiscriminate but don’t go as far as to label them as war crimes

US Attack On Syria Violates International Law

September 5, 2013

Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law

Wall Street Journal Considers Zero Prosecutions of Banks Excessive

August 29, 2013

The department of Justice claims they are cracking down on bank fraud but they are mostly imposing fines and targeting small fish