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Thousands Protest Proposed Church For Third Day In Russia's Yekaterinburg

May 15, 2019           |                                       

Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered for a third day straight day to protest over a proposal to build a new Russian Orthodox church on the site of a popular park in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg. Local activists reject the plan, saying it would destroy one of the few green public spaces in the Urals […]

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Iran’s Zarif In New Delhi After India Halts Iranian Oil Imports

May 14, 2019           |                                       

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is in New Delhi for talks with his Indian counterpart after India halted imports of Iranian oil in the wake of renewed U.S. sanctions. Speaking ahead of the May 14 talks, Zarif said he had traveled to India to discuss the “most recent developments in the region as well […]

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As Houthis Quit Ports, Yemen Seeks Timetable for Next UN Peace Steps

May 12, 2019           |                                       

The UN reports that day one of the Houthi withdrawal of combat forces from key aid ports in Yemen was entirely successful. The Houthis handed over the ports to local coast guard forces in Hodeidah, and two smaller ports in the vicinity. Hodeidah is the main aid port into Yemen, through which food and aid […]

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“The centre cannot hold.” This gleeful mantra has a satisfying certainty. What joy to watch while the centre, that once seemed so solid and gleaming, crumbles under the weight of the misery it has bought off and silenced for so long. The centre cannot hold. Murmur it to yourself and feel the thrill. Then remember […]

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House Panel Holds Barr in Contempt as Trump Claims Executive Privilege

May 9, 2019           |                                       

Biden Says Trump Is an “Aberration” From the GOP. He’s Wrong. Bail Reform Should Include Efforts to End Pretrial Incarceration Why Does Trump Like Communist Vietnam? Because It’s Capitalist. Interning for a Centrist Democrat Pushed Me to Democratic Socialism Trump Admits to Dodging Taxes for “Sport” Mitch McConnell’s Plot to Seize Full Power for the […]

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Donald Trump Is a Dangerous Human Version of 1980s Muzak

May 9, 2019           |                                       

Biden Says Trump Is an “Aberration” From the GOP. He’s Wrong. Bail Reform Should Include Efforts to End Pretrial Incarceration Why Does Trump Like Communist Vietnam? Because It’s Capitalist. Interning for a Centrist Democrat Pushed Me to Democratic Socialism Trump Admits to Dodging Taxes for “Sport” Mitch McConnell’s Plot to Seize Full Power for the […]

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Over 600 Federal Prosecutors Say Trump Should Be Charged With Obstruction

May 7, 2019           |                                       

Trump’s Fee for Asylum Seekers Could Send Many Back to Their Deaths UN Report Says Indigenous Sovereignty Could Save the Planet Over 600 Federal Prosecutors Say Trump Should Be Charged With Obstruction The Real Monster in “Game of Thrones” Is Its Hidden Reactionary Ideology Bernie Sanders Takes on Monsanto, Big Ag Monopolies in Rural Revitalization […]

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Cyber-security and privacy expert Ola Bini was arrested in Ecuador the same day that Ecuador revoked Julian Assange’s asylum. A court now affirmed his pre-trial detention, while his parents and his lawyers say it has no basis The post Guilt by Association? Arrest of Assange Friend Has No Basis appeared first on The Real News […]

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It was late afternoon in Harare, Zimbabwe, and Rudo Kabete, 35, sat beside more than 50 other women selling almost identical handicrafts products. She had given up all hope of making any sale that day. When a white woman entered the hot, overcrowded market room in the centre of the city, Kabete rushed over to […]

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The WikiLeaks founder appeared via video link in Westminster Magistrates Court for the first hearing in what could be a lengthy process in the US request for extradition. By Joe Lauria Special to Consortium News Julian Assange had his first day in court on Thursday in his fight against extradition to the United States in […]

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Trump Offers Sympathies After Synagogue Shooting

April 27, 2019           |                                       

POWAY, Calif. — The Latest on a shooting at a synagogue in Southern California (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Pittsburgh officials hearing of the synagogue shooting in California are offering sympathy from the city that six months ago was the site of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell […]

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