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Climate Change Could Supercharge Threat of Antibiotic Resistance: Study

May 26, 2018

The ‘associations between antibiotic resistance and temperature could be increasing over time’ By Andrea Germanos / Common Dreams The World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have previously sounded alarms about the growing issue of antibiotic resistance—a problem already linked to overprescribing of antibiotics and industrial farming practices. Now, new research…

Sectarian War Arises in Iraq as Violence Kills 250+ in a Single Week

January 8, 2014

Raed Jarrar: Growing violence in Iraq is the result of the US-backed central government cracking down on grassroots Sunni protestors in Ramadi

Securities Transaction Tax

October 31, 2013
Robin Hood tax supporters National Nurses United, economist Jeffrey Sachs, and European Parliament VP tell Congress to support “no brainer” tax on Wall Street Supporters of a tax on Wall Street financial transactions gathered on Capitol Hall last Wednesday to put pressure on Congress for its adoption. The tax, included in the Inclusive Prosperity Act,…

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 30, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal, author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at PM Netanyahu’s strategy of ethnic cleansing and negotiations without end

Reality Asserts Itself - Glen Ford

October 24, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay: Glen Ford, Exec. Editor of Black Agenda Report, talks about helping create black radio news. He says that news media creates leaders by deciding what events are important and who is authorized to speak on the importance of those events

Federal Reserve in Uncharted Territory

October 17, 2013

Global Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz, on the Crisis of Financial Crisis Management.

The World's Oceans and Marine Life in Peril

October 7, 2013
Alex Rogers: Without swift action to tackle climate change, pollution and other threats, marine species could face mass extinction

UN: Greenland Ice Melting Six Times Faster Than Previous Decades

September 27, 2013

Environmental expert Subhankar Banerjee breaks down the latest UN climate change report

Remembering Mandela

June 27, 2013
Glen Ford: Were the compromises made to avoid bloodshed responsible for the poverty and suffering that continues today?

Wal-Mart Targeted Over Corruption and Labor Practices

December 24, 2012

Global investigations, protests and strikes highlight need for change at world’s biggest private employer