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New York Prosecutors Just Indicted Paul Manafort On New Charges (HBO)

on March 13, 2019

Paul Manafort barely had time to let his latest prison sentence sink in before news broke that he’s facing yet more legal trouble. This time the threat is from prosecutors in New York, who charged him with multiple felony counts relating to financial fraud. The charges were announced in an emailed press release by Manhattan […]

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Former PM Nawaz Sharif Jailed For Seven Years In Pakistan

on December 24, 2018

Supporters of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif protested outside an anticorruption court in Islamabad as officials sentenced him to seven years in prison on December 24. Sharif was convicted on charges of possessing assets beyond his known sources of income. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/pakistan-sharif-sentencing-corruption/29673879.html

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Kyiv Demonstrators Attack Institutions Linked To Russia

on February 18, 2018

A crowd of around 100 Ukrainian far-right demonstrators burned the Russian flag and attacked institutions linked to Russia during a rally on February 18 in Kyiv. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-russia-riot-violence/29046894.html

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Jimmy Carter and Canada

on November 24, 2017

On the occasion of a new book about his love for Canada, America’s 39th president, Jimmy Carter, speaks to a gathering of Canadians in Plains, Georgia. The event was organized by Queen’s University archivist Arthur Milnes and emceed by TVO’s Steve Paikin.

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Belgrade Residents See Mladic Verdict As Conspiracy

on November 22, 2017

People on the streets of the Serbian capital, Belgrade, reacted with derision to the life sentence given to former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/belgrade-mladic/28870255.html

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Trump Climate Adviser Tells Democracy Now! Coal Needs a ?Level Playing Field? at U.N. Climate Talks

on November 15, 2017

https://democracynow.org – This year?s U.N. climate summit in Bonn, Germany, marks the first climate conference since President Donald Trump vowed to pull the United States out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement, a process that takes four years. We speak with Trump?s climate adviser David Banks, the White House special assistant for international energy […]

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Trump?s Proposed Tax Overhaul Would Give Billions to Trump & Cabinet While Sparking Global ?Tax War?

on October 23, 2017

https://democracynow.org – As the Senate narrowly passes a budget bill that clears the path for a historic tax reform, we?ll look at how President Trump?s proposed tax overhaul would shower billions of dollars in tax cuts upon the wealthiest Americans?including President Trump?s family and members of his administration. An analysis by the Center for American […]

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Rosa Clemente on Puerto Ricans Drinking Toxic Water & San Juan Mayor?s Message to the Diaspora

on October 18, 2017

https://democracynow.org – In Puerto Rico, residents desperate for drinking water have begun pumping water from the Dorado Groundwater Contamination Site?a hazardous waste Superfund site. The EPA warns the water contains chemicals that cause liver damage and an increased risk of cancer. We speak with Rosa Clemente, just back from Puerto Rico, where she joined other […]

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Spanish Police Injure 800 in Crackdown on Catalonia Independence Referendum as Crisis Escalates

on October 2, 2017

https://democracynow.org – In Spain, tensions are escalating over Sunday?s independence referendum in the northeast region of Catalonia. More than 800 people were injured after Spanish police stormed polling stations and tried to forcibly prevent people from voting, firing tear gas and physically attacking prospective voters. Late on Sunday night, the Catalan regional government said 90 […]

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The Freedom Schools: Concept And Organization

on September 29, 2017

[In the summer of 1964 the Southern movement reached its moment of greatest intensity: over 800 students from Northern universities went south to work in the voter-registration campaign, local community organizing, and in the creation of free structures and parallel institutions. Among them the freedom schools represented one of the most important and stimulating activities. […]

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