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U.S. Vice President Warns Turkey, Germany Over Dealings With Russia

April 3, 2019           |                                       

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has warned Turkey and Germany about their dealings with Russia, telling Ankara it is “reckless” and warning Berlin it risks becoming a “captive” of Moscow. Pence’s comments came on April 3 in Washington as part of events marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO, of which Turkey and […]

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Experts Warn Against Trump’s 11.8% Spending Increase For Nuclear Warfighting

March 11, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON – Earlier today, the White House released its $4.7 trillion budget plan, which would increase spending on nuclear weapons by $12.4 billion, an 11.8% increase over fiscal year 2019. The budget includes a specific focus on completing production of new “low-yield” nuclear missiles in the upcoming fiscal year. In reaction to the budget, Derek […]

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Opinion: Why Trump's actions have put civilians at more risk

March 7, 2019           |                                       

Faisal has been offered secret bags of cash as an apology, but has refused. Bags of cash aren’t accountability – all he and his family want is an apology. They also want to stop others suffering the same fate as them. With this in mind, Faisal, with the help of ECCHR and Reprieve, will be […]

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EWG Joins More Than 280 Public Interest Groups Calling for End to Government Shutdown

January 25, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON – The prolonged partial shutdown of the federal government over President Trump’s insistence for a southern border wall is inflicting enormous public health, environmental and economic damage to millions of Americans, a coalition of more than 280 public interest groups warned in a letter to the president. Among the organizations that signed the letter […]

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Universities Want a Cut of Students’ Future Income

January 17, 2019           |                                       

Born Disposable: Trump’s War on Youth William Barr Is a Danger to Civil Rights In Facing Mass Extinction, We Don’t Need Hope. We Need to Grieve. Rebuke of Trump’s Census Plan Gives Immigration Activists Hope Public Takeover of PG&E: A Radically Common-Sense Proposal Will Michigan Governor End State Funding for Anti-Choice Clinics? With outstanding student […]

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Senior Scientists Warn of Inequalities in Medical Benefits of Genetics Research

January 4, 2019           |                                       

One of the UK’s leading scientists has called for organizations that fund medical research to acknowledge that genetic tests developed using samples from white Europeans do not necessarily provide accurate results when applied to other ethnic groups, the Guardian reported in October, 2018. In a letter to the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome […]

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Algorithms that are supposed to remove sentencing bias may perpetuate racism instead, say civil rights groups. “A computer risk algorithm can’t measure who you can become.” TRENTON, N.J.—One day after being arrested and charged with possession of a weapon in November 2017, Brandon Darby, 51, was ushered into a room with three small cubicles, each […]

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WHO: Use Of Cesarean Sections Reaching 'Epidemic' Proportions

December 13, 2018           |                                       

The use of cesarean sections in childbirth has increasing dramatically over the past two decades and is reaching “epidemic” proportions in some countries in Southeastern Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on December 13. A WHO regional conference in Tbilisi on December 13-14 is discussing how unnecessary cesarean sections can be reduced in the […]

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Photographer and print studio owner Sidney Felsen on the origins of Gemini G.E.L. and how his relationships with working artists informed his own creative work as a photographer. What do you tell people your role is at Gemini? I’m a publisher who has my own production studio. There are many publishers who, say, work with […]

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Climate scientist Alan Robock outlines the most recent research in the area of nuclear winter and how Trump’s withdrawal from the INF treaty dramatically increases the risk of a devastating nuclear winter that could wipe out practically all life on earth The post Arms Races Increase Atomic Arsenals, Raising the Risk of Nuclear Winter appeared […]

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The Terrible Trump Portrait That Explains Everything Illinois Prisons Sued for Unconstitutional Ban on LGBTQ Literature The Proud Boys Have Revived Far-Right Gang Terror With GOP Support Trump’s Post-Midterm Plans: Cut Medicare, Social Security, Medicaid Moving Toward Plutocracy: Bill Moyers Talks to Ben Fountain About the Trump Age This 2019 Peace Calendar Reminds Us That […]

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