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http://democracynow.org/womensmarch – On Saturday, January 21, Democracy Now! provided special live coverage of the Women?s March on Washington. In this historic event, huge crowds converged on the capital to deliver messages of resistance to the newly inaugurated Trump administration. The rally featured the voices of America Ferrera, Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards, Janet Mock, Michael Moore, […]

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About 1,500 migrants are braving freezing weather in Belgrade, as they continue to wait for permission to travel. Many have been sleeping in abandoned warehouses near the main bus station in the Serbian capital. (RFE/RL’s Balkan Service) Originally published at – http://www.rferl.org/a/belgrade-migrants/28222085.html

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U.S. Allies Urge Trump Not To Abandon Climate-Change Agreement

on May 31, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will announce whether the United States will stay in the global climate-change agreement on June 1 as leaders from around the world urged him not to withdraw. Washington insiders said on May 31 that Trump was likely to pull out of the landmark 2015 Paris accord signed by […]

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If, in the twenty-first century, credit is the new capital , what are the implications for our finances, but also our relationships? This week, Laura talks with Ivan Ascher, author of a new book on The Portfolio Society, and debt activist Pam Brown, about the implications of a society based on risk rather than labor. […]

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Good Plant, Bad Plant

on May 31, 2017

William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: Much of the “news” media treats each revelation about the Trump administration like John Dean exposing the existence of recording devices in Nixon’s Oval Office. In these perilous times, flavor-of-the-month journalism will never save us.

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http://democracynow.org/womensmarch – On Saturday, January 21, Democracy Now! provided special live coverage of the Women?s March on Washington. In this historic event, huge crowds converged on the capital to deliver messages of resistance to the newly inaugurated Trump administration. The rally featured the voices of America Ferrera, Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards, Janet Mock, Michael Moore, […]

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Under the Shadow of Trump, Dismantling Obama?s Deportation Machine

on May 31, 2017

Communities are fighting back against an immigrant prison in rural Georgia. “Those targeted by multiple systems of oppression pay the greatest price.” Like immigrant prisons across the country, the Stewart Detention Center in southwestern Georgia is plagued with accusations of human rights abuses, including charges that its authorities routinely deny healthcare, provide substandard food and […]

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This is the April 26, 2017, FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. We travel to Tokyo to meet the virtual character bringing the fantasies of Japanese anime fans to life. Plus, Barcelona has become one of the most visited cities in Europe – and its caused a group of locals to rally against […]

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The Philippine Army says it has retaken most of the southern city of Marawi from the ISIS-linked militants. Militants linked to the Islamic State invaded the Filipino city of Marawi more than a week ago, prompting President Rodgrigo Duterte to declare martial law and step up the offensive against the rebels. According to the government, […]

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How to Solve Budget Crises? Tax the Rich and Make Banks Pay

on May 31, 2017

The alternative to austerity is bold progressive economic policy. ?Toxic swaps” contribute to widespread austerity policies, such as cuts to the CeaseFire violence prevention program in Chicago. Tonight is the deadline for Illinois lawmakers to pass a budget this session. If they fail to do so, the state will continue it?s nearly two-year impasse, which […]

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New Analysis Shows 'Medicare for All' Can Cover Everyone While Cutting Costs

on May 31, 2017

In addition to a new poll showing it would be extraordinarily popular, California’s single-payer bill?the Healthy California Act?would also cut costs while providing coverage for all. That is the conclusion of a new analysis (PDF) published on Wednesday by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI). “We estimate that, through implementation of Healthy California, overall costs […]

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In Malaysia, the two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in court on Tuesday?wearing bulletproof vests. The two women say they thought the attack was a prank, but if convicted of the murder, they could face the death penalty. Nothing about the bizarre case seems to […]

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This is the April 27, 2017 FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. Millions of bats have died from white-nose syndrome, a disease spreading at an alarming rate across the U.S. We went to Michigan to explore one affected area with some researchers who are trying to stop its spread. Plus, The Writers Guild […]

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