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Massive Corporations From Chiquita To Coca-Cola Used Personal Armies To Uproot, Terrorize Colombians
‘Chiquita admitted to paying paramilitaries and giving them 3,000 Kalashnikov rifles between 1997 and 2004,’ Dan Kovalik, a human rights lawyer, notes in an interview with MintPress News.
Dakota Access Pipeline Builders Threaten To Continue Construction After Gov’t Refuses Key Permit
Energy Transfer Partners, the builder behind the Dakota Access pipeline, vows to continue construction under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. ‘Nothing [the Obama administration] has done today changes that in any way,’ according to a Sunday statement.
Aleppo: How US & Saudi-Backed Rebels Target ‘Every Syrian’
‘We were living in security and peace. These areas are being targeted, they want to force us to leave. Every Syrian is being targeted,’ one Syrian religious leader told a delegation of reporters who visited Aleppo earlier this month.
BDS Activists Plan Black Friday Protests Against HP’s Support For Israeli Apartheid
‘People of conscience today should boycott HP companies for providing imaging and technology for Israeli apartheid,’ declared an activist who helped target South Africa’s apartheid policies in the 1970s.
Trump’s Pick For Nat’l Security Adviser Is An Islamophobic Former Army General
Michael Flynn, a retired Army general and former intelligence officer, sits on the board of ACT For America, a group that the Council on American-Islamic Relations says is part of the ‘inner core’ of America’s multimillion-dollar Islamophobia industry.
The Standing Rock Struggle To Secure Clean Water: A Photo Essay
As the nation's focus turns to the outcome of the presidential election, activists in Standing Rock continue their struggle to secure access to clean water. MintPress reporter Derrick Broze is on the ground in North Dakota covering efforts by activists to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, efforts that have been met with a brutal police crackdown.
Anti-War Movement Anticipates More War Under A Clinton Presidency
‘Clinton is one of the biggest war-mongers the country has,’ an anti-war organizer tells MintPress News as the candidate’s popularity sinks to record lows ahead of Election Day.
What Donald Trump Gets Wrong About ‘Inner Cities’ And Poverty In America
Contrary to Trump’s rhetoric, the majority of black Americans no longer live in the so-called ‘inner cities,’ and rural and suburban poverty are a growing issue in America that he seems to ignore.
Greece’s Neoliberal Wolves In Anti-Austerity Sheep’s Clothing
Far from representing truly alternative voices, three Syriza leaders crafted empty public images as anti-austerity renegades and champions of democracy and justice.
South Sudan: US Empire Stirs Violent Brew Of Blood & Oil As China Threatens Western Hegemony
The entire history of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, is one of greed, blood and death. Sadly, this is all too common in Africa, where the U.S.-NATO Empire must always have the last laugh.