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Seven killed in Jerusalem settlement attack

The Electronic Intifada | 2023-01-27, 22:50

A Palestinian gunman from occupied East Jerusalem killed seven people near a synagogue in a settlement on Friday night, according to Israeli media. Israeli media identified the alleged attacker, who was shot dead by police, as Khayri Alqam, 21, from the al-Tur

Tough Guy: The Life of Norman Mailer

Truth Dig | 2023-01-27, 22:41

The following is a review of “Tough Guy: The Life of Norman Mailer” by Richard Bradford, published January 17, 2023 by Bloomsbury Caravel. Norman Mailer’s achievement in American letters is unassailable. He somehow melded the heroic intensity of

Biden Administration Unveils Proposed Renter Protection

Truth Dig | 2023-01-27, 22:41

Earlier this week, President Joe Biden unveiled what he described as moves to protect renters and promote rental affordability, actions that dovetailed with those of the Domestic Policy Council and the National Economic Council to prepare a so-called “.” The

‘A Regime of Jewish Supremacy’: Time to Use Words of Israel’s B’Tselem

The Palestine Chronicle | 2023-01-27, 22:16

The foreign affairs critic of Canada’s social democratic NDP, Heather McPherson, recently published a statement critical of the aggressively racist new Israeli government. It decried “rising anti-Semitism” but ignored Jewish supremacy. But this is how B’Tselem

True Empowerment: Meet the Women Boxers of Gaza (PHOTOS)

The Palestine Chronicle | 2023-01-27, 22:16

After struggling for the last five years without any kind of support, and training in a small place below the house of Captain Osama Ayoub, The Palestinian Women’s Boxing Center was eventually opened in December 2022. But certainly, there are difficulties. The

Women Activists in Gaza Rally for Jenin (PHOTOS)

The Palestine Chronicle | 2023-01-27, 22:16

The women’s branch of the Islamic Jihad movement organized a rally in support of the people of Jenin following an Israeli massacre on Thursday, which killed ten Palestinians

Will Julian Assange ever be freed?

The Real News Network | 2023-01-27, 21:59

The film Ithaka, the title taken from a poem by C.P Cavafy, chronicles the slow-motion torture and execution of the Australian journalist Julian Assange, currently awaiting extradition to the United States in a high security prison in London. It charts his

Secret Document: Is Germany Preparing to Wage War on Russia?

GlobalResearch | 2023-01-27, 21:43

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Crypto Convulsions: the Highest Stage of Capitalist Speculation

Breakthrough News | 2023-01-27, 21:29

Bitcoin, Stablecoin, Tether, Blockchain, Coinbase, Binance, Etherium, Luna, Celsius, Circle, FTX, NFTs: What’s all this crypto jargon really about? What

FDA will now allow blood donations from gay, bisexual men and transgender women

The Real News Network | 2023-01-27, 21:22

This story originally appeared in Truthout on Jan. 27, 2023. It is shared here with permission. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday that it will be ending a longstanding blood donation policy that discriminates against gay and bisexual

The Chris Hedges Report: Will Julian Assange Ever Be Free?

Scheerpost | 2023-01-27, 20:23

Julian Assange 20091117 Copenhagen. New Media Days, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Chris Hedges The film Ithaka, the title taken from a poem by C.P Cavafy, chronicles the slow-motion torture and execution

No Justice 5 Years After Afghanistan Taliban Bombing

Human Rights Watch | 2023-01-27, 19:03

Five years ago, I interviewed a young Afghan woman who miraculously survived the devastating Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul on January 27, 2018. It was a horrendous attack: the Taliban rigged an ambulance with explosives and detonated it in downtown Kabul,

Deaths Underscore Inhumanity of Canada’s Immigration Detention

Human Rights Watch | 2023-01-27, 19:03

On January 28, 2022, Bryan Arthur Stone, a 56-year-old father, died by suicide at the Laval Quebec immigration holding center while in the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). A year later, CBSA has refused to release details about the case,

Migrant Workers Win Crucial Labor Protections

Truth Dig | 2023-01-27, 18:46

Migrant workers in California gathered for an exuberant press conference in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 13 that ended with the destruction of a piñata in the shape of Scabby the rat, the unofficial mascot for organized labor. There was major cause for

New Mexico Child Care Workers Get State Investment

Truth Dig | 2023-01-27, 18:46

Merline Gallegos’ child care center has been on the verge of closing many times. She’s long struggled to pay her workers the wages she believes they deserve, and when the pandemic hit, things only got worse. “We were going to close or we needed to find some

Why Aren’t Rural Americans Included in Inflation Figures?

Truth Dig | 2023-01-27, 18:46

When the Federal Reserve convenes at the end of January 2023 to set interest rates, it will be guided by one key bit of data: the U.S. inflation rate. The problem is, that stat ignores a sizable chunk of the country—rural America. Currently sitting at 6.5%,

Cop City, Atlanta: Inside the Fight Against the Largest Police Training Base in the US

Breakthrough News | 2023-01-27, 18:28

Manuel “Tortuguita” Teran was shot and killed by Atlanta police last week,

Honduras: Xiomara Castro’s government must firmly deliver on human rights agenda

Amnesty | 2023-01-27, 18:16

In its first year in office, President Xiomara Castro’s government has not been decisive in fulfilling its international human rights obligations. Although it has taken some timely actions that advance its commitments in this area, the Honduran government will

A cop watcher attended the trial of a corrupt officer, the judge made him pay ...

The Real News Network | 2023-01-27, 18:04

The trial of Ft. Worth police officer Aaron Dean for the killing of Atatiana Jefferson ended in a conviction for manslaughter and 12-year sentence. But in this episode, PAR investigates how the judge retaliated against supporters of Jefferson’s family

Forgetting the Lessons of Vietnam

Truth Dig | 2023-01-27, 17:52

Friday, January 27th, marks 50 years since the signing of the Paris Peace Accords by representatives from the United States, North and South Vietnam effectively ending American participation in the Vietnamese civil conflict. What the Georgetown University

‘Doomsday Clock’: 90 Seconds to Midnight

GlobalResearch | 2023-01-27, 17:13

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Advocating internment camps for homeless people is increasingly mainstream. This should frighten us.

The Real News Network | 2023-01-27, 17:10

“Homelessness Crisis” discourse can generally be broken down into two distinct trends, depending on how one interprets the terms involved: On one side, there are those who believe the crisis in question is that there are human beings living without

Siege causes shortage of x-ray machines in Gaza

The Electronic Intifada | 2023-01-27, 17:08

Mahdi Amer, 35, lost his father at the beginning of the new year. Ibrahim Amer was 65. He had a heart attack. But due to Israel’s blockade of Gaza, the emergency equipment he needed and that could have saved him was simply not available in Gaza. “My father

NYU student punished for writing “fuck” on Israeli mail bag

The Electronic Intifada | 2023-01-27, 16:50

Naye Idriss, who was one of three Arabic language translation workers at the Bobst Library in the New York college, saw the discarded mail bag that had been sitting in the bin for days, said Dylan Saba, staff attorney at the civil rights group Palestine Legal.

Iran: Quash death sentences of young protesters subjected to gruesome torture

Amnesty | 2023-01-27, 16:46

The Iranian authorities must immediately quash the unjust convictions and death sentences of three young protesters who were subjected to gruesome torture including floggings, electric shocks, being hung upside down and death threats at gunpoint, Amnesty

Israeli escalation, journalists under fire, and pressuring the Davos elite: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian | 2023-01-27, 16:04

GENEVA Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar Israel’s Jenin raid sparks new escalation Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza overnight on 26/27 January, following rocket attacks from inside the

Recovery of European Species Contradicts Doomsday Narrative

Principia Scientific | 2023-01-27, 16:00

As a young graduate student, I was thrilled to have my first hands-on experience in conservation on Portugal’s pristine grassland steppe, a paradise for avian life. It was during this visit that I came to understand the critical role of conservationists and

UK govt tacitly admits mRNA experiment has failed. Media Silent

Principia Scientific | 2023-01-27, 16:00

In case you missed it, yesterday, the UK government (through its agencies) made a major announcement on the availability of the COVID “vaccine” (albeit a decision made in Nov last year that they’ve sat on for almost 3 months for some reason) In summary, the

Rethinking Humanitarianism | Will the elite ever give up power? A view from Davos

The New Humanitarian | 2023-01-27, 15:45

For one week every year, some of the world’s richest business people and most powerful politicians descend on the Alpine ski town of Davos, Switzerland. They’re here for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, which bills itself as the premiere global forum

Tempting the Banksters: Zelensky Courts US Companies

GlobalResearch | 2023-01-27, 15:42

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