Category Human Rights
Our movements tend to be reactive, not thinking three or five steps ahead, which is one of the reasons why we have President Trump. Sustainability requires intention, planning and approaching the work from a perspective of hope, but not shallow hope–not putting a smiley face on hard issues. If you approach hard issues with complexity […]
The Struggle Continues
“Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America.”
The Forgotten Trauma of a Forgotten War As the World Looks Away, Death Stalks the Democratic Republic of Congo, by Nick Turse
With at least $24 trillion in gold, diamonds, tin, coltan, copper, cobalt, and other natural resources beneath the ground, it’s often assumed that Congo’s violence is intimately connected with the desire to control its mineral wealth. By Nick Turse Tom Dispatch October 10, 2019 GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo — The boy was sitting next to […]
Who are those who would sacrifice us on the altar of global capitalism? How did they amass the power to deny us a voice?
US Bombs In Yemen Are Costing An Entire Generation Their Future Popular Resistance October 7, 2019 By Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mintpress News. Sadaa, Northern Yemen – Third-grader Farah Abbas al-Halimi didn’t get the UNICEF backpack or textbook she was hoping for this year. Instead, she was given an advanced U.S bomb delivered on an F-16 courtesy of […]
The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.
After witnessing the influx of migrants on the more recent ‘migrant caravans’ predominantly coming from Honduras, I felt called to go to Honduras—to be present to a land that though deeply rich in natural resources and culture was becoming increasingly dangerous and uninhabitable for its citizenry to the point where people felt compelled to risk […]
The U.S. borderlands have become laboratories for new systems of enforcement and control.
Chris Hedges illustrates the horrors of war through the eyes of his ancestors who fought at Gettysburg. Lest we forget what war is really like for the soldiers and civilians, it once ravaged our country and took our young men in a senseless war that should never have been fought, not because the cause was […]
“They were sick. They were coughing. They had runny noses. They were filthy dirty. They immediately started to describe the level of hunger that they were experiencing.”
At $750 per day, the children could be staying at the Four Seasons hotel.
“They say: We leave you our deaths. Give them their meaning. We were young, they say. We have died. Remember us.”
I’m a Child of Immigrants. And I Have a Plan to Fix Immigration. By Sonia Nazario, and End Project Streamline
Neither Democrats nor Republicans will like [the plan].. But it would be humane, it would adhere to the rule of law, and it would work.
Examples of what HAS worked worldwide to close US/NATO bases.
it’s pretty easy to find people who have been impacted by American airstrikes. It’s kind of shocking.