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Immigration Detention Center Conditions Cause Massive Outcry

Immigration Detention Center Conditions Cause Massive Outcry

July 5, 2019

The revelation of extreme immigration detention center conditions for exhausted asylum seeking children, who are separated from their relatives, sparked outrage nationwide. In Phoenix, Arizona, Jews for Justice demonstrated, demanding permanent medical staff for Border patrol’s Provisional Detention Centers

Brazilians Celebrate LGBT Pride, Rejecting Bolsonaro's Homophobic Backlash

Brazilians Celebrate LGBT Pride, Rejecting Bolsonaro’s Homophobic Backlash

July 1, 2019

Brazil’s LGBT community celebrated across the country over the last week, for Gay Pride. Michael Fox reports

Billionaires Can Buy Sex and Not Go to Jail. Why Can't You?

Billionaires Can Buy Sex and Not Go to Jail. Why Can’t You?

June 21, 2019

A new law introduced in New York state would decriminalize all sex work, but it faces pushback from the NY National Organization of Women and others groups. The law follows in the wake of last year’s FOSTA SESTA, which has negatively impacted sex workers and online free speech advocates

Quebec Bans Public Workers from Wearing Religious Clothing or Symbols

Quebec Bans Public Workers from Wearing Religious Clothing or Symbols

June 20, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris discusses the right-wing Coalition Avenir Quebec’s (CAQ) law that bans the wearing of any religious symbols or clothing by public employees, and the resistance that is rising    

John Pilger: Extradition Process a 'Very Long Uphill Road' for Assange

John Pilger: Extradition Process a ‘Very Long Uphill Road’ for Assange

June 17, 2019

Britain’s Home Secretary signed off on the U.S. request to extradite Julian Assange, and now UK courts will decide his fate. But if the process until now is any indication, he will not receive a fair hearing, says journalist and filmmaker John Pilger

COINTELPRO 2.0: Fighting Government Surveillance of Black and Muslim Organizations

COINTELPRO 2.0: Fighting Government Surveillance of Black and Muslim Organizations

June 14, 2019

The Black Identity Extremist Abolition Coalition (BIEAC) convenes its first conference to collaborate on efforts to fight FBI surveillance and targeting of Black and Muslim activists and communities as “Black Identity Extremists.”

Largest Animal Epidemic in History Is Due to Industrial Farming

Largest Animal Epidemic in History Is Due to Industrial Farming

June 14, 2019

The African Swine Fever outbreak, which has now spread to China, could result in the slaughter of 200 million hogs this year, in an effort to get the disease under control. Rob Wallace of the Agroecology and Rural Economics Research Corps outlines the causes and possible solutions

Reality Asserts Itself - Matthew Fox

June 10, 2019
Former priest Fox talks about questioning the concept of original sin, the assassination of John Paul I, John Paul II reviving the Inquisition led by Cardinal Ratzinger, and the concept that there is no love without justice – Matthew Fox on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
Media's Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

Media’s Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

June 9, 2019

Specious claims that Russians plan to use disaffected African Americans in a covert war against the U.S. reveals the long history of corporate media blaming “outside agitators,” dismissing the Black freedom struggle