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US Labor Unions Push Back At Trump On Pipelines And Environmental Deregulation February 17, 2017
As Trump wages a ‘shock and awe’ campaign of rolling back climate and environment-related rules, many organized labor unions are speaking out against projects like Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines, which they say will bring environmental chaos and not many jobs.
Brazil’s Manufactured Coup: The ‘Shock Doctrine’ Returns To Latin America
The Global South is growing unintelligible from the European South amid harsh austerity measures and other maneuverings that suit the rich and powerful at the expense of the poor and working class.
For 40 Years, Iran’s Been Preparing For The War The US Has Been Threatening
War with Iran has long been a possibility for the US, but only as a last resort. Previous administrations have recognized that this is not a war the US can win, but will Trump do the same?
Houston’s Hosting The Super Bowl & A Growing Human Trafficking Industry
Human trafficking gets a lot of buzz around the Super Bowl, as officials and reporters warn about a spike in prostitution. But there’s little data to support this, and those fighting human trafficking warn that it distracts from the issue plaguing cities year-round.
Donald Trump Warned Of A ‘Rigged’ Election, Was He Right?
With Donald Trump formally installed in the Oval Office, election integrity activist Jonathan Simon crunches the numbers and reflects on Election 2016, the death of electoral transparency and the thwarting of public will.
Obama’s Legacy In Latin America: Militarization, Right-Wing Coups, & The Rule Of Wall St.
With just hours left for the Obama administration, independent geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser reviews the president’s legacy of destabilizing, militarizing, and exploiting Latin America.
Trump’s Inauguration Weekend Could See Biggest Nationwide Mobilization In US History
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
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.
Obama’s Legacy In Africa: Terrorism, Civil War & Military Expansion
Independent geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser examines the effect of the Obama administration on Africa. What he finds is less hope and change, and more chaos and death.
The Real Threat Is ‘Telling The Truth’: Abby Martin Responds To Accusations Of Influencing Election 2016
‘What this report is really is saying is that telling the truth, reporting on issues that affect Americans and the communities is the threat,’ Abby Martin said in response to accusations that her reporting influenced the U.S. election.