Why do they flee?
- William Blum
The current mass exodus of people from Central America to the United States, with the daily headline-grabbing stories of numerous children involuntarily separated from their parents, means it’s time to remind my readers once again of one of ...
Neocolonialism and the « migrant crisis »
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
From the United States to Europe, the “migrant crisis” is causing bitter interior and international controversy about the policies which need to be adopted concerning the migrant flow. However, these movements are being represented by ...
In defense of court-packing
- Todd N. Tucker
We shouldn't let a handful of reactionary judges get in the way of progressive change. It's time to pack the Supreme Court.
With Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding Trump’s Muslim ban, Wednesday’ ...
The Kurds have lost the chance to decide their fate: only Damascus can save them
- Elijah J. Magnier ايليا ج مغناير
Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of Syria “very soon” and to deliver the city of Manbij to Turkey fell as a shock to the Syrian Kurds gathered in the northern part of the country. These Kurds, who act on a day-to-day ...
Meet Norman, the world’s first psychopath AI
- Kavita Iyer
This AI called Norman was trained to think like a psychopathResearchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Media Lab have developed an AI (artificial intelligence) who they claim is demonstrating thought processes that are closest to “ ...
Statement from FIRE: Fight for Im/migrants and Refugees Everywhere!
- FIRE (Fight for Im/migrants and Refugees Everywhere)
Resistance is rising to fight U.S. atrocities against im/migrants and refugees, with massive marches set for June 30. Taking part in those protests, including at the U.S./Mexico border in McAllen, Texas, is the new group, FIRE, which issued the following ...
Israel pressures French suburb to remove Nakba street sign
- Middle East Monitor Monitor de Oriente
Under Israeli pressure, a French suburb today removed a street sign commemorating the Nakba.
The street sign read: “In memory of the expulsion of 800,000 Palestinians and the destruction of 532 villages in 1948 by the war criminal David Ben ...
EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet’
- James Vincent
The legislation passed an initial vote, but it will need parliamentary approval before becoming law
The European Union has taken the first step in passing new copyright legislation that critics say will tear the internet apart.
The price for criticizing Israel
A conversation with John Pilger
- Dennis J. Bernstein
Israel is well-known for having a potent U.S. lobby that not only influences Congress and the mainstream media but intimidates Americans who dare criticize its policies toward the Palestinians, as Dennis J Bernstein describes.
There are very few journalist ...
Migrant parents separated from children: 'We came because we didn't want to be killed'
- Patrick Timmons
Parents tell a Texas court their reasons for coming to the US as families are divided at the US border
Márcio Goulart do Nascimiento stood shackled, wearing a blue jail jumpsuit, in federal court with eleven other men on Friday afternoon in El ...