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What Can Humanity Learn From The Great Law of Peace? (1/2)

What Can Humanity Learn From The Great Law of Peace? (1/2)

November 8, 2018

Stuart Myiow of the Mohawk Traditional Council explains that the enduring peace depends on our respect for the laws of creation

Civil Rights Corps' Fight Against the Criminalization of Poverty

Civil Rights Corps’ Fight Against the Criminalization of Poverty

November 5, 2018

Eddie Conway talks with Alec Karakatsanis, founder and executive director of Civil Rights Corps about issues such as the criminalization of poverty in the justice system, including the money bail system, where people sit in jail awaiting trial for minor offenses because they cannot afford to post bail

Pittsburgh Jewish Racial Justice Activist Reflects On Synagogue Murders

Pittsburgh Jewish Justice Activist Reflects On Synagogue Murders

November 1, 2018

Eva Resnick Day grew up near the Synagogue & reflects on the deaths, anti-Semitism, racism and white nationalist assaults

How Billy Graham Evangelized for American Empire

February 21, 2018

Rev. Billy Graham gave his blessing to every military conflict under every president, from Truman to Bush II – Cecil Bothwell writes

Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews

January 28, 2018

Robert Parry, editor and publisher of, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert’s unwavering commitment to independent journalism

The Ratner Report

December 19, 2014
The European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) files case against Bush Administration officials for running a state organized program of torture authorized at the highest levels, says Michael Ratner, chair of ECCHR

Contextualizing Baltimore’s Recent Police Shooting

December 17, 2014

LEAP’s Neill Franklin says the so called war on drugs and the over-policing of marginalized communities is the context for many negative interactions experienced by law enforcement

The Three Remaining ‘Cuban 5’ Go Home

December 17, 2014

In a historic move bypassing congress, President Obama restores diplomatic relations with Cuba, and in a simultaneous telecast President Raul Castro hails the decision but reminds us that the blockade is still in place, says Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Reality Asserts Itself - Eddie Conway

December 16, 2014
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December 15, 2014
Climate of impunity persists in Mexico and only 6.8 % of the 33 million crimes committed in 2013 were ever investigated says John M. Ackerman, Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico