Israel denounces Iran nuclear deal after new missile strikes on Syria By Bill Van Auken 1 May 2018 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a bellicose speech Monday repeatedly denouncing the government of Iran for allegedly lying before, during and after the negotiation of the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]
May Day 2018 1 May 2018 On May Day, the day of international working-class solidarity, the International Committee of the Fourth International and the World Socialist Web Site extend our greetings to workers engaged in struggles all over the world. Representing the world Trotskyist movement, we also send our fraternal greetings to all the victims […]
An LGBT pride parade in St Petersburg, 2014. Photo CC BY-NC-ND 2.0: Maria Komarova / Flickr. Some rights reserved.In 2014, Russian directors Pavel Loparev and Askold Kurov made Children-404, a film about young LGBT people in Russia and the harassment they face. In 2017, Pavel Loparev set up an educational project called Illuminator. This initiative, […]
The police van which took away Yelena Gorban, who was later released. Source: Maxim Papkov / OVD-Info.On 31 January 2018, unknown persons conducted a protest action outside a United Russia office in a Moscow suburb. During the protest, a window was broken and a smoke grenade tossed inside the office. Yelena Gorban and Alexey Kobaidze […]
NASA scientists are tapping into an Indigenous way of thinking, with help from Ontario’s Melanie Goodchild, a senior Indigenous research fellow at the University of Waterloo. She talks to Steve Paikin about how a variety of world views can help mitigate climate change.
We talk to astrophysicist Brian Keating about new his book Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor.
One of Hong Kong’s last neon sign makers continues to shine despite competition from cheaper LEDs. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit, multimedia corporation, bringing award-winning, domestic journalism and uncensored content to people in six Asian […]
Someone (possibly named Rudy 911) leaked the questions Robert Mueller wants to ask Trump Except that of 44 questions as presented by NYT, 13 are explicitly not about obstruction, and several of the obstruction questions are, I’m fairly sure, about “collusion.” What did you know about phone calls that Mr. Flynn made with the Russian […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he said was “new and conclusive proof” of a “secret nuclear weapons program that Iran has been hiding for years from the international community.” (Reuters) Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/israel-iran-netanyahu-secret-files/29201189.html
The Montréal police have a problem with democracy that the new progressive city council should address. Last Thursday I was arrested for shouting “shame; free Palestine” at the large annual pro-Israel demonstration. Three officers on bikes blocked me from walking on the sidewalk of Boulevard René Lévesque and yelling “shame, free Palestine” at people with […]
The still-unscheduled Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit offers the opportunity for a denuclearization deal that would avoid a possible nuclear war, but that potential deal remains vulnerable to a hostile corporate media sector and political elites in the United States. At the center of this hostility is national security adviser John Bolton, who’s not just […]
KABUL, Afghanistan—Two Islamic State suicide bombers struck in Afghanistan’s capital on Monday, killing 25 people, including nine journalists who had rushed to the scene of the first attack, in the deadliest assault on reporters since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. An Agence France-Presse photographer and a cameraman for the local Tolo TV station […]
For six years, Seattle activists battled with policymakers who are pushing for a costly new youth jail and court project. In the context of the Trump administration, it is even easier for politicians to promote themselves as social justice advocates and anti-racists while continuing to fund and build the infrastructure of state violence that anti-racist […]
Protesters returned to the streets of the Armenian capital, Yerevan, a day before parliament votes to select the country’s new interim prime minister. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/armenian-protest-continues-ahead-of-vote-for-pm/29201101.html
Editor’s note: Truthdig columnist and best-selling author Nomi Prins examines how the 2007-2008 financial crisis triggered a massive shift in the global order in her new book, “Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World,” published by Nation Books, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group. In the following excerpt, Prins looks at the the U.S.-China […]