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Education is the foundation of political change. In this section we provide news and analyses of current events that you won’t likely read or hear in the corporate media. Our sources are from organizations and independent media outlets free of corporate and government propaganda. We strongly encourage you to share these articles by email and social media so that together we create an echo chamber that overcomes the influence of the oligarchy. You will find large social media sharing buttons on the left side of each article when you open the article to read.

A Guide To The US Government’s Appeal In The Assange Extradition Case

By Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. -

London - On October 27, the High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom will hear the Crown Prosecution Service argue on behalf of the United States government that a lower court improperly blocked the U.S. from extraditing WikiLeaks founder [...]

Verdict In The Case Of Black, Brown And Indigenous Peoples

By International Tribunal on Human Rights Abuses Against Black, Brown, and Indigenous Peoples. -

The fact that the United States has committed an array of human rights abuses against Black, Brown, and Indigenous Peoples should be as uncontroversial as it is incontrovertible. There is widespread agreement that settler colonialists committed [...]

Honduran Campesino Leader Explains The ZEDEs

By Kawsachun News. -

A wide range of sectors in Honduras are continuing to mobilize against the Economic Development and Employment Zones (ZEDEs) with the general election now one month away. Campesino, indigenous and Afro-descendant movements and communities say [...]

Abby Martin On The Question: What Are The Prospects For Peace?

By John Rachel, Popular Resistance. -

Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer [...]

Double Standard For Jessica Reznicek And Energy Transfer Partners

By Charlotte Grubb, Commondreams. -

Jessica Reznicek was sentenced to eight years in federal prison, ordered to pay millions in fines and labeled a terrorist by the government for her actions of civil disobedience that damaged the equipment of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The [...]

Biden Administration Is Undermining The Venezuela Dialogue

By Leonardo Flores, Mintpress News. -

The talks between the Venezuelan government and the extreme-right wing opposition had been going well. There are still outstanding issues to be resolved, like ending the economic war, but the discussions held in Mexico led to concrete electoral [...]

Europe Should Avoid Being Drawn Into The US’ Cold War On China

By Fiona Edwards, People's Dispatch. -

The US administration is attempting to draw Europe into its cold war policy against China, which so far the European Union, in particular, has refused to participate in. This makes the region a key focal point in world politics today. This [...]

Police Increasingly Cite Climate Disasters When Seeking Military Gear

By Molly Redden and Alexander C. Kaufman, HuffPost. -

When locals learned that the Johnson County, Iowa, sheriff’s office had gotten hold of a massive, mine-resistant vehicle, Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek reassured a skeptical public that officers would primarily use it during extreme weather events in [...]

More Skeletons In Obama’s Closet

By Russell Bentley, Covert Action Magazine. -

I recently witnessed the exhumation of human remains from a mass grave that contains more than 200 bodies. It was a profound and profoundly disturbing experience. Each body in this grave represents an unnecessary and unjust death, a murder, and [...]

Biden Threatens To Deploy National Guard To Move Cargo

By Barry Grey, WSWS. -

Baltimore, MD - At a CNN town hall event Thursday evening, President Joe Biden revealed that he is considering using National Guard troops to ease the bottleneck at Southern California ports. In response to questioning from moderator Anderson [...]

A Glimpse Of China’s ‘Whole-Process Democracy’

By CGTN, Friends of Socialist China. -

The notion of Chinese democracy is not the same as that in the West. The political system in China is more about consensus building within a greater voice rather than the protracted bargaining to arrive at decisions common in the West. The [...]

Chief Justice Of England And Wales Joins Bench For Assange Hearing

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Ian Duncan Burnett, the most powerful judge in England and Wales, will join Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde on the bench next week for the two-day U.S. appeal in the extradition case of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange at the High Court in [...]

Biden Demands Ethiopia’s Unconditional Surrender

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

Under his leadership, the US has been at war with Ethiopia since last November, when its former puppet, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, attacked a federal Ethiopian army base in Mekelle, the capital of the country’s Tigray Region. [...]

Biden’s Forest Service To Facilitate Quadrupling Of Oil Production

By Center for Biological Diversity. -

Salt Lake city, Utah - In a massive blow to U.S. efforts to address the climate crisis, the Biden administration is poised to approve a right-of-way through the Ashley National Forest that would take the climate-damaging Uinta Basin Railway one [...]

Assange To Get Same Judge Who Sided With US On Appeal Over Medical Issues

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde, the High Court judge who reversed an earlier court order to bar the U.S. from appealing Julian Assange’s medical issues, will preside over the substantive U.S. appeal hearing at the High Court next week. In [...]

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