Bolivia: As Elections Near, US-Backed Interim Gov’t Mobilizes Military, Arrests Opposition Leaders

Interim President of Bolivia Jeanine Añez has ordered troops to the streets and forced opposition candidates to organize abroad for fear of arrest ahead of the country’s first elections since a US-backed coup last November.

Bolivia: As Elections Near, US-Backed Interim Gov’t Mobilizes Military, Arrests Opposition Leaders

Wednesday, January 22 marks the day that Jeanine Añez is set to stand down as “interim” President of Bolivia, beginning the process for fresh elections set for May 3. Añez came to power in November, following a U.S.-backed coup that deposed

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India Puts Capital on Lockdown as Protests Against Discriminatory Laws Rage on

India’s government is cracking down, imposing martial-law like conditions amid massive protests against the government’s not-so-slow creep towards becoming a full-fledged Hindu supremacist state.

India Puts Capital on Lockdown as Protests Against Discriminatory Laws Rage on

The protests against the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration Council (NRC)

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MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid Invites Quack Body Language Expert on to Trash Sanders

MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid has a history of strongly racist and homophobic remarks. She was one of the chief proponents of the RussiaGate narrative and history of anti-Muslim and homophobic comments.

MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid Invites Quack Body Language Expert on to Trash Sanders

MSNBC anchor Joy Ann Reid invited Jeanine Driver, a self-styled expert in the highly contentious field of body language analysis on her show, AM Joy, to assess the recent spat between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at the seventh

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Sleepless in Cairo: Egyptians Reacquaint Themselves to Life In a Dictatorship

Ahmed Tharwat returns to his home country of Egypt to find that Egyptians, once vibrant and full of optimism, have returned to the grim reality of life in a repressive dictatorship.

Sleepless in Cairo: Egyptians Reacquaint Themselves to Life In a Dictatorship

I left Egypt 40 years ago. They say you can take an Egyptian out of Egypt, but you can’t take Egypt out of an Egyptian. I still visit Egypt every now and then. I recently made my first visit since the January 25 Revolution of 2011.

It wasn’t easy after all these years. I was

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In France’s Longest Protests Since 1968, Striking Workers Continue the Fight Against Neoliberalism

From bus drivers to ballet dancers, workers from across France have taken to the streets in opposition to President Emmanual Macron’s attempts to reshape the country into a U.S.-style neoliberal state.

In France’s Longest Protests Since 1968, Striking Workers Continue the Fight Against Neoliberalism

Nationwide protests against the government of Emanuel Macron entered their seventh continuous week today in France, as between 187,000 (a government estimate) and 250,000 people (the unions’ count) took to the streets to oppose Macron’s

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91% of Peer-Reviewed Papers Find Medicare for All Would Save Public Money, Cover Everyone

An analysis of peer-reviewed scientific papers found overwhelming consensus in the conclusion that Medicare for All would indeed save the American taxpayer money.

91% of Peer-Reviewed Papers Find Medicare for All Would Save Public Money, Cover Everyone

91 percent of all peer-reviewed scientific articles find that a single payer healthcare system like Medicare for All would save the country money, according to a meta analysis released Wednesday. The study, published in the influential open

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While Some Battle to Save Australia’s Ecosystems, Others Blame Gov’t for Climate Change Denial

“This fire season has been a devastating wake-up call for many Australians. People who may have thought climate change was a vague, distant threat are now breathing bushfire smoke and reeling from the lives lost.”

While Some Battle to Save Australia’s Ecosystems, Others Blame Gov’t for Climate Change Denial

Australia is burning. Since September of last year, an area larger than Japan has gone up in flames– more than twelve times the area that the California wildfires of 2018 engulfed. The worst blazes are concentrated in the south and

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