Hundreds of thousands of students and educators took to the streets across Brazil in protest against President Jair Bolsonaro’s draconian neoliberal attack on education. Mike Fox reports The post Bolsonaro’s Education Austerity Mobilizes Hundreds of Thousands Across Brazil appeared first on The Real News Network.
Plaintiffs argue before the GA Supreme Court that malfunctioning voting machines caused tens of thousands of missing votes in the Georgia Lt. Gov. race. What could it mean if this case goes forward? The post Fight Against Voter Suppression Continues in Georgia appeared first on The Real News Network.
There is no longer anything sentimental about trying to save a tree or protect an old swimming hole. — Tom McCall, Earth Day, 1970 It always looks like skin cancer, that 10,000-foot view looking down on Earth. Looking down at Phoenix, or Cairo, or LA, the cancer grows and spreads. This unique perspective shows us […]
Kent State has appointed a 25 year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to chair a committee to create plan and execute activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the shootings at the campus that killed four and wounded nine students on May 4, 1970. Stephanie Smith, an associate professor in Kent State’s School […]
Hundreds of thousands marched through Moscow on May 9 with portraits of relatives who fought in World War II, as Russia commemorated the defeat of Nazi Germany. Russian President Vladimir Putin also took part in the massive Immortal Regiment march, holding a portrait of his father, who was wounded in the war. Critics accuse the […]
Attilio Moro explains why the EU’s only directly elected legislative body is mounting such an energetic voter-turnout campaign. “This time I’m voting” campaign. (EU Parliament) By Attilio Moro in Brussels Special to Consortium News As the EU approaches what are considered to be the most important elections in the history of its parliament — between […]
Neo-Nazi networks exposed across US military By Jacob Crosse 4 May 2019 Over the past two months investigations published by Unicorn Riot and the Huffington Post have exposed eleven members of Identity Evropa, an American neo-Nazi organization, operating freely within the US military. The latest exposure reveals the depth to which reactionary forces are allowed […]
USA Today and DCist report the Venezuelan embassy building is now largely filled with activists opposed to Trump policy. They are seeking to prevent the building being taken over by the “illegitimate” government of Juan Guaidó and have draped banners outside the building including “End the Deadly Sanctions.” See Facebook page of the activists and Twitter feed for CodePink founder Medea Benjamin; or […]
Leaked documents implicate French government in war crimes in Yemen By Kumaran Ira 26 April 2019 Disclose, an independent investigative media, published on April 15 a devastating report exposing France’s role in the Saudi-led coalition’s war crimes in Yemen. The coalition has massacred thousands of civilians in operations using weapons supplied by France, Britain, the […]
Outside of the intense war zones of Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, this week’s devastating bombings in Sri Lanka are the deadliest terror attacks since 9/11, with 359 people killed and more than five hundred injured. The Sri Lanka attacks are part of a wider pattern that has direct parallels with the aftermath of 9/11 and […]
Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Japan’s 85 year-old Emperor Akihito is tired. The popular and charismatic king says he will retire at the end of this month, becoming the first Japanese Emperor in history to voluntarily step down from the Imperial throne. Indeed, the weight of his monarchy is heavy, weighed by the 2,600 year […]
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