14 Shocking Facts That Prove the U.S. Criminal Justice System is Racist
- Bill Quigley
The biggest crime in the U.S. criminal justice system is that it is a race-based institution where African-Americans are directly targeted and punished in a much more aggressive way than white people.
Saying the US criminal ...
For Whom Are the [Cuban] Prisoners Useful?
- Enrique Ubieta Gómez
So here’s the problem. The ex-prisoners arrive in Madrid. The press clings to them for a few days. If they’re lucky, they’ll begin to live from their labors and not from subversive activity that was quite well ...
West Rubber Stamps Ethiopia’s 99% Election
- Thomas C. Mountain
Ethiopia held another “election” in late May, 2010 and the sort of “democracy” the powers that be in the West support with annual “aid” and “loans” to the tune of billions of dollars was the only winner. ...
5 Stupid, Unfair and Sexist Things Expected of Men
- Greta Christina
If you have a scrap of progressive politics in your bones, it's no surprise to you that sexism hurts women. Like, duh. That's kind of the definition of the word. But we don't talk as much about how sexism hurts men. Understandably. When you look at the ...
- Manuel Talens
In early April, in an interview I gave to TeleSUR television network, — that was broadcast showing images of the demonstrations and riots on the streets of France against the deplorable CPE law (First Job Contract) — I praised the braveness ...
Colombia - Uribe’s Farewell Spectacle
- Atilio A. Boron
Álvaro Uribe, the empire’s unconditional pawn, took his leave from the Colombian presidency with a new provocation: the denunciation of FARC camps which he claimed to be established on Venezuelan territory.
Being neither dimwitted nor lazy, ...
Prominent detainee calls for dismissal and prosecution of Iran Supreme Leader
- radiozamaneh.com رادیو زمانه
Issa Saharkhiz, former head of Iran's Press Supervisory Board accused Iran's Supreme Leader of "remaining silent in the face of detainee torture" and announced his intention to press charges against the leader.
Khodnevis website ...
Under Threat: A Free and Open Internet
- Stephen Lendman
This article updates an earlier one titled "The Struggle for Net Neutrality," accessed through the following link:
First some background. As a candidate, Obama pledged ...
Women in Iraq under imperialist siege
- John Catalinotto
While both were attending an international conference in Asturias, Spain, this June, Iraqi author and activist Haifa Zangana granted an interview to Workers World managing editor John Catalinotto. Zangana’s novels include “Women on a Journey, ...
A Freedom Charter or a Second Nakba?
- Kenneth O'Keefe
Imagine this, imagine that Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress negotiated a deal with the South African Apartheid regime and settled for a “two-state solution.” Imagine Mandela negotiating with the Apartheid ...