"Humanity's fate hangs in the balance," said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres at second day of global climate conference. 'Not Reduce. Not Abate': UN Chief Calls for Total Fossil Fuel Phaseout at COP28 Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres delivers an address at the opening ceremony of the World Climate Action Summit during COP28 More
It is an attempt by Israel to erase not only a people, but the idea of Palestine. It is a carbon copy of the massive campaigns of racialized slaughter by other settler colonial projects who believed that indiscriminate and wholesale violence could make the aspirations of an oppressed people, whose land they stole, go away. And like other perpetrators of genocide, Israel intends to keep it hidden.
Rights Lawyers Release Analysis of U.S. Complicity in Israel’s Unfolding Genocide Against Palestinians in Gaza
According to the International Court of Justice, “a State’s obligation to prevent [genocide], and the corresponding duty to act, arise at the instant that the State learns of, or should normally have learned of, the existence of a serious risk that genocide will be committed.
The military-industrial complex: The way that Perpetual Wars overseas and territorial acquisition overseas benefits are only for the ruling and Military classes and the arms industry and does not benefit the ordinary working class at all...
VFP members, like so many others in the struggle for peace and justice, are always on the defensive because corporations wield governing power and we are always reacting to them — fighting another specific weapons system, another invasion, another human rights violation. How Different Our Work Would Be in a Democracy Presenters: Mike Ferner, More
WE AFFIRM our commitment to freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people and all people. WE OPPOSE all forms of racism, bigotry, discrimination, and oppression; and WE DECLARE ourselves an apartheid-free community and to that end, WE PLEDGE to join others in working to end all support to Israel’s apartheid regime, settler colonialism, and military occupation.
Saint Zelensky Suspends Election & Steals $400 Million in US Aid. by David Mulinix / Original to Rise Up Times / Source links below. To get the US public to support the US Empire's Proxy War in Ukraine, the Biden regime's pro-war propaganda paints a picture of Zelensky as a saint fighting for democracy. More
The failure by journalists to mount a campaign to free Julian Assange, or expose the vicious smear campaign against him, is one more catastrophic and self-defeating blunder by the news media. Journalists Abandoned Julian Assange and Slit Their Own Throats By CHRIS HEDGES The Chris Hedges Report July 9, 2023 When Goliaths Infiltrate the More
Timing is crucial in media and politics—and never more so than when war is at stake. It’s completely unsatisfactory for journalists to toe the war line for years and then finally report, in effect: Now it can be told—years too late.
The public defunding of universities, along with their seizure by corporations and the uber rich, is part of the slow-motion corporate coup d’état. The goal is to enforce conformity and obedience, to train young people to fill their slots in the corporate machine and leave unquestioned the status quo. The accumulation of vast wealth, no matter how nefarious, is prized as the highest good.