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US Unemployment Insurance

December 11, 2013
Most unemployed persons in US do not receive any insurance, while European countries and Japan offer higher benefit levels that last one to two years

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

October 31, 2013
Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe’s largest gold mine

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 29, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at Tzipi Livni who’s support for expelling Israeli Palestinians even surprised Condoleezza Rice

Immigration “Bed Mandate” Requires 34,000 People Detained Each Day

October 25, 2013

Activist points to increasing privatization of detention centers as being behind mandatory detention rules in immigration reform bill

New York Communities Once Again Mobilize Against Police Brutality

October 24, 2013

Rallies are held nationwide against police brutality, meanwhile the family of Kyam Livingston, who died in a Brooklyn jail after allegedly being denied medical care, filed a wrongful death suit against New York City Monday. Rallies against policy brutality were held throughout 30 U.S. cities last Tuesday, according to the event organizers. Recent victims of…

First-Ever Case of Canadian Mining Company Going To Trial In Canada For Alleged Abuses Abroad

October 22, 2013

The trial of HudBay Minerals marks a first-time legal precedent of a Canadian company being held to account in Canadian courts for alleged shootings and gang rapes in Guatemala

US Government Shutdown

October 2, 2013
Rania Khalek: Government shutdown means halting social services while maintaining NSA spying, deportations and continuing drone strikes in Afghanistan