Fordham University’s Ban On Palestinian Rights Group Sets Dangerous Precedent By Joe Catron
‘As far as we're aware, this is the first time a college has summarily banned a group supporting Palestinian rights before students even held their first meeting,’ an attorney representing those hoping to establish a Students for Justice in Palestine group at Fordham
Protesters & Police Go Full Force At DC Protests Of Trump Inauguration By Joe Catron
The weekend’s protests marked the largest demonstration against a presidential inauguration for at least a generation, as well as the biggest political mobilization in US history.
Trump’s Inauguration Weekend Could See Biggest Nationwide Mobilization In US History By Joe Catron
Thousands of protesters will participate in demonstrations planned for all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries.
As Obama Moves To Free Manning & Rivera, Others Still Hope For Clemency By Joe Catron
President Obama commuted the sentences of Chelsea Manning and Oscar López Rivera on Tuesday as other political prisoners -- many held for decades on charges related to black and Native American movements -- make their final pushes for clemency under Obama.
Israel’s Killing & Detention Of Palestinian Children Reached New Heights In 2016 By Joe Catron
Israel’s killings and detentions of Palestinian children, demolitions of their homes, and restrictions on their travel and economy all reached dramatic heights last year.
US Support For Palestine Shifts As Obama Abstains From UN Vote On Israeli Settlements By Joe Catron
51% of young voters and 60% of Democrats want economic sanctions against Israel over its illegal settlement construction in the occupied West Bank.
Anti-Trump Organizers Plan Massive ‘J20’ Event To Mark Inauguration Day By Joe Catron
Organizers of inauguration protests speak to MintPress News about Jan. 20 and the prospects for mobilization under the Trump administration.
Not Just Standing Rock: Pipelines Threaten Native Lands Across The Country By Joe Catron
‘We are probably going to have to resist one pipeline at a time for many decades to come, and maybe longer,’ a Cherokee researcher tells MintPress as a Ramapough Lunaape chief says, ‘We need help now.’
Obama, Not Trump, May Be The Biggest Threat To The Iran Deal By Joe Catron
While the president-elect does pose a threat to the Iran deal, its gravest perils come from the Obama administration that negotiated it and now claims it as a landmark achievement.