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Biden And Liberal Censorship

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

We can thank liberals for turning social media platforms into the biggest champions of censorship in the country. Frustrated in the wake of the 2016 election debacle, they rushed to cover up for their own failures and used Russia as their [...]

After Socialist Victory In Bolivia, Media Still Whitewash Coup

By Bryce Greene, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Bolivia’s Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party won a decisive victory in the country’s presidential elections on Sunday, with its candidate Luis Arce apparently winning by a large enough margin to avoid a runoff, likely achieving an absolute [...]

Prisoners Won The Right To Stimulus Checks

By Keri Blakinger and Joseph Neff, NBC News. -

Last week, Thomas Root emailed his weekly legal newsletter from his office in Ohio to nearly 11,000 federal prisoners around the country — just as he’s done every Monday since 2015. That same day, attorney Brandon Sample in Vermont fired off his [...]

Israel Lobby Spreads More Lies About Palestine Groups At NYU

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada. -

New York University has agreed to settle with the US Department of Education over allegations that the university had not appropriately responded to claims of anti-Semitism. Two attorneys filed the complaint last year on behalf of a student [...]

COVID-19: The World Is At A Critical Juncture

By Benjamin Mateus, WSWS. -

The fall and winter surge of COVID-19 cases, as predicted, has begun. The number of cases across North America and Europe is rising exponentially in some regions. There have been more than 42.4 million cases of COVID-19 globally, with 1.14 [...]

Movement Towards Socialism Wins Landslide Victory In Bolivia

By People's Dispatch. -

After 11 months of being ruled by a repressive coup-regime, Bolivians have finally recovered democracy. After five days of counting, the official results of the Bolivian presidential elections are finally in. The Movement Towards Socialism’s [...]

Joint Statement: US Connection In Nigeria Violence

By Pan-African Community Action and Black Alliance for Peace. -

Washington, D.C.-based Pan-African Community Action (PACA) and the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP)’s U.S. Out of Africa Network (USOAN) issued a joint statement condemning what appears to be illegal police and military violence committed against [...]

The NYPD Unleashes Its Most Brutal Cops On Protesters

By Ali Winston, Black Agenda Report. -

This summer in New York City was defined by protests. The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer drew hundreds of thousands into the streets in late May and early June, demonstrations that were fueled by violent confrontations [...]

Guess Who Arms Both Azerbaijan And Armenia

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

This war between Azerbaijan and Armenia is, quite typically, a U.S. war even if the U.S. public doesn’t think so, even if the news is that the United States is trying to negotiate peace — news that includes zero mention of cutting off the [...]

New Report: More Than $1Billion From War Industry And Government Going To Think Tanks

By Cassandra Simpson, Responsible Statecraft. -

It’s well known that Pentagon contractors spend hundreds of millions each year on lobbying, but the other powerful weapon contractors wield to influence U.S. national security priorities — think tanks — is often ignored. A report released [...]

Bullets Are Not The Seeds Of Life

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 9 October 2020, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme. In the citation for the award, the Norwegian Nobel Committee pointed to the ‘link between hunger and armed conflict’, noting that ‘war and conflict [...]

Top Ten People To Blame If Joe Biden Loses

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

So, Joseph Biden, AKA “Kid Senile,” leads in the polls against Donald Trump, AKA “Kid Fascist Lunatic,” by such a large margin that it resembles a horse race in which one of the horses is an aged wiener dog with three legs. Right now, even [...]

Israeli Weapons Fuel The Violence In Azerbaijan

By Raul Diego, Mintpress News. -

The latest iteration of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which has already claimed the lives of dozens of people, had been largely forgotten by the world before hostilities reignited in September. Only the collapse of the Soviet Union was able to [...]

Migrant Parents Separated From Their Kids Still Can’t Be Found

By Dominique Mosbergen, Huff Post. -

Lawyers tasked with identifying and reuniting families separated in 2017 and 2018 under the Trump administration’s so-called “zero tolerance” border policy say they still haven’t been able to locate the parents of at least 545 migrant children, [...]

Chairman Pai Doubles Down On Open-Internet Repeal

By Free Press. -

Washington - On Tuesday, Free Press filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission that responded to the agency’s attempt to fix problems in its order that repealed Net Neutrality rules and tossed away its broadband-oversight [...]