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Two Years After Resounding “No” Vote, Greece Still Says “Yes” To Austerity
Privatization, high taxes and the slashing of cherished public-sector salaries and pensions are the price Greece has paid for accepting the loans that have kept the country in the Eurozone. Its citizens are the ones now paying the price for the costly missteps made by its leaders.
U.S.’ Role In Saudi’s War On Yemen May Include Torture
It has been reported that U.S. forces have interrogated prisoners in secret prisons in Yemen, many of which are run by the United Arab Emirates, a member of the Saudi-led coalition that is waging war in the country. Acts of torture are said to have taken place in the prisons.
America’s “Shadow War” In Somalia Gets A Fresh Start Under Trump
U.S. airstrikes in Somalia have killed over 400 people in the last eight years as part of a quiet war on “terrorism.” Parts of the country have been designated as “active war zones,” allowing for more strikes to take place with little to no oversight.
The Passion Of Colin Kaepernick
By directly challenging white supremacy, racism and imperialism, Colin Kaepernick is making himself a household name for all the right reasons. And the NFL, its billionaire owners and the corporate errand boys of sports journalism simply cannot stand it.
What If Jon Ossoff Campaigned On A Message For Medicare For All?
Ossoff ran with a health care message Clinton pushed. Ossoff said he would fight for “quality, affordable health care.” But what do these buzzwords mean in terms of policy?
Ford’s “Vote of Confidence” In Trump Reversed – Company Will Send Jobs To China
Ford has announced that it will move production of its Focus compact car to China, making the car the biggest automotive export from China to the U.S. in history. President Trump, who previously gloated about keeping Ford jobs in the U.S., has yet to respond to the move.
UN Report Reveals 3 Nations Producing Most Refugees Were Targets Of US Intervention
A UN report has shown that more than 65 million people were forced to leave their home countries last year, becoming refugees due to deadly conflict. The top nations from which refugees fled have one thing in common, they were all targets of US intervention.
Redneck Revolt Builds New Anti-racist, Anti-capitalist Working Class White Movement
Redneck Revolt inserts themselves into overwhelmingly white spaces—NASCAR races, gun shows, flea markets in rural communities, and country music concerts—to offer a meaningful alternative to the white supremacist groups who often also recruit in those spaces.
How Greece Became A Guinea Pig For A Cashless And Controlled Society
As Greece moves closer to becoming a cashless society, it is clear that the country’s attitude towards cash is reckless and dangerous. The supposed convenience of switching to a cash-free system comes with a great deal of risk, including needless overreach by the state.
U.S. Coalition Cleansing Raqqa Of Arabs To Expand Kurdish “Autonomous Region”
As U.S.-backed forces storm the Syrian city of Raqqa in their fight against Daesh (ISIS), a silent cleansing is taking place targeting the city’s Arabs. The U.S.’ Kurdish allies are set to benefit from this cleansing, as it will allow them to annex the city after the battle against Daesh winds down.