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During Nowruz, the Persian New Year celebration, each vibrant item on the haftseen table has its own symbolic meaning. Nowruz is one of the oldest holidays in the world that is celebrated every spring. . . * Note to readers: … The post Video: Nowruz: How Millions Celebrate the Persian New Year appeared first on Global >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it will consider allowing the highly drift-prone pesticide dicamba to be sprayed on up to 90 million acres of corn. Dicamba is produced by Monsanto, which is now owned by Bayer. Drift … The post Monsanto Asks Trump EPA to OK Drift-prone Pesticide on 90 >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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House Democrats are continuing to probe how President Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner received a top-secret security clearance despite concerns from the CIA. The New York Times recently reported Trump ordered then-Chief of Staff John Kelly to grant Kushner the clearance despite the judgment of intelligence officials. Kushner failed >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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Ever wonder why US banking is what it is–prone to periodic crashes and crises? How banking evolved in the US from 1781 up to the creation of the central bank, the Fed, in 1913? Why the Federal Reserve was created … The post Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of the Federal >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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Citigroup Inc is planning to sell several tons of gold placed as collateral by Venezuela's central bank on a $1.6 billion loan after the deadline for repurchasing them expired this month, Reuters reported, citing four sources with knowledge of … The post Stealing Venezuela's Assets: US-based Citigroup to Sell Venezuela's Gold >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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16 years ago today, I was watching the Iraq Shock & Awe bombing campaign after having interviewed Weapons Inspectors who told us that there were NO WMDs in Iraq while showing us their inspection reports. I was doing research for … The post On the Anniversary of the Shock and Awe >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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There is a saying attributed to the French banker Nathan Rothschild that “Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes its laws.” Conservative opinion in the United States has long suspected that Rothschild was right … The post Goodbye to the Internet: Interference by Governments Is >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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The mass murder and wounding of 97 Muslim worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand (NZ) which took place on Friday, March 15, 2019, has profound political, ideological and psychological roots. First and most important, Western countries led by the Anglo-American world … The post New Zealand Mosque Massacre: White Supremacy and Western Wars >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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Ongoing protests are roiling Haiti, as demonstrators take to the streets to demand President Jovenel Moïse's resignation due to government corruption and mismanagement of the country's oil fund. The protests began in July, but Moïse is facing further scrutiny after five heavily armed Americans were arrested last month near Haiti's >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
Democracy Now
28. Jun Vice President Milo Dubak delivered a blistering speech at the United Nations in Geneva today strongly condemning the illegal NATO bombing of Yugoslavia one week before the 20th anniversary of the tragedy. At the 40th Session of the … The post Video: The Illegal NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia appeared >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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The US Treasury Department sanctioned the Venezuela General Mining Company, known as Minerven, and its president, Adrian Perdomo, on Tuesday. The move blocks all eventual assets in the US in which Minerven and Perdomo hold more than 50 percent … The post US Imposes New Sanctions as Venezuelan Government Denounces Takeover of >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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The owner of the demolished school building, Muhammad Alqam, insists that he issued all necessary permits at the Israeli Jerusalem Municipality before beginning construction. *** A Palestinian-owned school building that was under construction, in the Shuafat refugee camp, in occupied … The post Palestinian-owned School Demolished by Israeli Forces appeared first on Global >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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“Russia can no longer be considered as a strategic partner, and the European Union must be ready to impose further sanctions if it continues to violate international law” – this is the resolution approved by the European Parliament on 12 … The post Video: The “American Party” within the Institutions of >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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Amnesty International is accusing the United States of covering up civilian casualties in its secretive air war in Somalia targeting the militant group al-Shabab. The U.S. has carried out over 100 strikes in Somalia since 2017. For years the Pentagon has claimed no civilians were being killed in the airstrikes, >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
Democracy Now
New Zealand Outlaws Military-Style Weapons After Mosque Attacks"Major Humanitarian Emergency" After Cyclone Pounds Southeast AfricaThree U.S. States Declare Emergencies as Missouri River SwellsJudge Halts Wyoming Oil and Gas Drilling, Citing Climate ChangeRadovan Karadzic Sentenced to Life in Prison over Bosnian GenocideTrump Administration Official Under Fire for Islamophobic CommentsTrump Travel Ban >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
Democracy Now
By Fabio ScarpelloDHAKA, Bangladesh, Mar 21 2019 (IPS-Partners) (UNB/IPS) – Bangladesh is collecting data on international transactions of multinational companies to stop them from siphoning off money from the country. Dhaka ranked second in South Asia by Washington-based Global Financial Integrity (GFI) in terms of illicit outflow of money. Some $5.9 >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
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Some of the US women legislators elected to office in November 2018By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Mar 21 2019 (IPS) The dramatic increase in women legislators voted into office last November and the historic high of women candidates for the 2020 presidential elections have visibly changed the male-dominated political landscape in >>>
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
Inter Press Service
Today, many companies that use any type of chemicals are learning to never underestimate their potential dangers to health, safety and the environment. >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Global Possibilities
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the ability to complement human efforts by gathering and analyzing data to formulate solutions for various problems without human supervision. >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Global Possibilities
The “bomb cyclone” threatened the region's most valuable resource. >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
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Security means teaching the public which dangers are real and which are not. Trump's rhetoric isn't helping. >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Global Possibilities
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Kirkuk, Iraq, 2005 (Shutterstock) “Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history's great military captains. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed that famed saying when summing up the Obama administration's military intervention in Libya in 2011 — with a small alteration. “We came, we saw, >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
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Shutterstock Donald Trump has shaken up U.S. foreign policy. Most of what he has done has been disastrous, like pulling America out of the Paris climate accord and the Iran nuclear deal. He has been erratic, unprincipled, aggressive, and unilateral. And yet, he has also created some interesting opportunities, sometimes inadvertently, that >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
Maths and physical science teacher Peter Tabichi (far right) in class. The Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School teacher has been nominated for the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize. Courtesy: Peter TabichiBy Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Mar 20 2019 (IPS) Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Nakuru County, situated in a >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Inter Press Service
Taking No Prisoners in the Vaccine Culture War by Barbara Loe Fisher National Vaccine Information Center On a cold winter morning in November 2007, I watched hundreds of parents line up with their children in front of a Maryland county courthouse. The children had been kicked out of school by >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Global Possibilities
Message by the Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (“The Geneva Centre”) Ambassador Idriss JazairyBy Geneva CentreGENEVA, Mar 20 2019 (IPS-Partners) (Geneva Centre) – The 2019 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and this year's theme devoted to tolerance, empathy >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Inter Press Service
Wall Street Journal The tropical cyclone that tore through Mozambique and other Southern African nations has spotlighted >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Inside Climate News
Lorato Modongo at the “Speak Up, Speak Out: Young Advocates Advancing SRHR Through Storytelling” in New York, during the current 63rd sessions at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), March 2019. By Lorato Palesa ModongoGABORONE, Botswana, Mar 20 2019 (IPS) This week, I joined thousands of activists, >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Inter Press Service
Manoj K. Pandey is Lecturer in Economics, Australian National University; Vani S. Kulkarni is Lecturer in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania; and Raghav Gaiha is (Hon. ) Professorial Research Fellow, Global Development Institute, University of ManchesterBy Manoj K. Pandey, Vani S. Kulkarni and Raghav GaihaCanberra, Philadelphia and Manchester, Mar 20 >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Inter Press Service
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We look at the long history of police brutality against Latinos in Chicago. Latinos, especially immigrants, have faced police violence and killings for decades, and have a long history of fighting back against brutality through community organizing and activism. But their stories have received little news coverage. We speak with >>>
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Democracy Now

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