Category Human Rights

The Systems That Silence, The Intercept, by Ali Gharib

The U.S. borderlands have become laboratories for new systems of enforcement and control.

In Explanation of Our Times, by Langston Hughes

LIBERTY!
FREEDOM!
DEMOCRACY!
True anyhow no matter how many
Liars use those words.

The World According to George Galloway, by Chris Hedges

Trump is failing the people he conned.

War, Memory and Gettysburg, by Chris Hedges

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 […]

Building the Democratic Economy from Preston UK to Cleveland OH, The Laura Flanders Show

Alternative economy with community health and wealth building

Abolish Migrant Child Jails Now, by Amy Goodman and Dennis Moynihan

“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.”

U.S. company making $750 per day, per child to keep immigrant children in ‘prison-like’ conditions

At $750 per day, the children could be staying at the Four Seasons hotel.

Honoring All Those Scarred by War

“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.

Chris Hedges: Only the Struggle Matters

The Black Bloc in France, as in the United States, is a gift to the security and surveillance apparatus.

Dear World, Here’s How to Close Your U.S. Military Bases, by David Swanson

Examples of what HAS worked worldwide to close US/NATO bases.

Inside the Secretive U.S. Air War in Somalia: How Many Civilians Have Died as Strikes Escalate?

it’s pretty easy to find people who have been impacted by American airstrikes. It’s kind of shocking.

Message from President Maduro of Venezuela to the People of the United States

This video was sent to the people of the US from President Maduro to the New York City demonstration re Venezuela on February 23, 2019. Subscribe to RiseUpTimes.org   Support independent media. ◊ Truth is not fake news.  Justice is not fake news. Please support Rise Up Times now and share articles widely. The people, Yes! ◊

JOHN PILGER: The War on Venezuela is Built on Lies

A war has been declared on Venezuela, of which the truth is “too difficult” to report.

Fighting for Justice: Why Cross-Movement Collaboration Is Essential, Center for Constitutional Rights

Power dynamics to break free from to create biggest vision of humanity possible, a dynamic process, 100-year vision.

The ‘Private Governments’ That Subjugate U.S. Workers, by Chris Hedges

American workers have never achieved the array of rights won by workers in other industrialized countries.

American Anomie, by Chris Hedges

The left, like most critics of Trump, personalizes our decay. It focuses myopically on Trump, who is the symptom, not the disease.

Depriving Children of Basic Needs Is Not Acceptable!  by Polly Mann

As a woman against military madness, I’m especially glad to see the issue of curbing militarism addressed.

Image by Jared Rodriguez, Truthout

The Audacity of Struggle, by Ron Jacobs

Millions are shocked until they are no longer shocked because the commonplace nature of these and other human rights abuses desensitizes them to the brutal nature of these acts and the system that requires them.

‘It Is Time for Progressives of the World to Unite’: Sanders-Varoufakis Issue Open Call for New Global Movement

Today, on behalf of DiEM25 and The Sanders Institute, we issue a Call to Action: to create a global network of individuals and organizations that will fight together for dignity, peace, prosperity and the future of our planet.