Health Care For Trans Youth Is Under Attack In The UK

By Heron Greenesmith and Mallory Moore, Truthout. -

Fourteen years ago, Susan Evans left her job as a psychiatric nurse at the UK’s Tavistock GIDS clinic (the Gender Identity Development Service for child and adolescent patients) where she’d been [...]

Massive Protests In Guatemala Against President And The Congress

By La Izquierda Diario Argentina, Left Voice. -

At least 10,000 people rallied in the central square of the country’s capital, in front of the seat of government, to express their dissatisfaction after 10 months of President Alejandro [...]

CORE Nigeria: “We Will Fight For Our Total Liberation”

By Baba Aye, Progressive International. -

Nigeria - On 3 October, a young man was killed by the police in Ughelli, a town in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. A video of this incidence was circulated by residents of the city on WhatsApp [...]

On Contact: American Fascists And The Christian Right

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to the Rev. Dr. Mel White about the Christian Right, which Hedges describes as “a homegrown fascist movement.” It has been organizing to take political [...]

Is Peru Witnessing A Parliamentary Coup?

By Zoe PC, People's Dispatch. -

Peruvians have  been taking to the streets to reject the impeachment and removal of Martín Vizcarra from the office of president on Monday, November 9. After a four-hour debate in the Peruvian [...]

Protests Mark A Year Since Lebanon’s Mass Uprising

By Kareem Chehayeb, Middle East Monitor. -

Beirut - Over a thousand protesters on Saturday marched across Beirut to mark one year since Lebanon’s mass uprising against its ruling political parties swept across the [...]

Flint Water Crisis Continues Despite Settlement

By Kim Brown, The Real News. -

In 2014, the water source of the city of Flint, Michigan, was switched from Lake Huron to the untreated and polluted Flint River, tainting the city’s water supply and setting off a chain of [...]

Lebanese Demand Change After Government Quits

By Al Jazeera. -

A protest with the slogan "Bury the authorities first" was planned near the port, where highly explosive material stored for years exploded on August 4, killing at least 163 people, injuring [...]

Lebanon Cabinet Resigns

By Middle East Monitor. -

Prime Minister Hassan Diab addressed the nation to formally announce the government’s resignation Lebanon cabinet has resigned, AP reported the health minister saying today, amid mounting [...]

Lebanese Protesters Occupy Government Buildings As Army Uses Live Ammunition

By Menas Solidarity Network. -

Massive demonstrations rippled through Beirut on 8 August as protesters took to the streets calling for revenge on the politicians who bear collective responsibility for the huge explosion at the [...]

‘Execute Them’: Lebanon Protesters Demand Revenge After Blast

By Agence France Presse. -

Mock gallows nooses tied to brooms: Lebanese protesters on Saturday clamored for bloody revenge against a leadership they blame for the massive blast that engulfed their capital. "There is [...]

Beirut: Explosion Was ‘An Accident Caused By Negligent Governments’

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen English. -

After the first news and the stupor generated by the violent explosions in the port of Lebanon, all kinds of rumors and false news began to circulate, trying to further poison the atmosphere of [...]

Why Just Statues? Why Not Topple the US Constitution As Well?

By Dan Lazare, Strategic Culture. -

There’s no point toppling slaveholders without toppling what slaveholders wrought, up to and including their greatest achievement of all – the U.S. Constitution. This is the document that not [...]

US Drone Assassinations Continue Despite German Effort To Restrict Them

By Patrick Maynard, Truthout. -

A year after a German court issued a ruling that would have dramatically restricted U.S. drone operations in accordance with international law, no substantive changes have taken place, as the [...]

EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ Rule Meets With An Outpouring Of Protest

By Marianne Lavelle, Inside Climate News. -

As the deadline approached for public comment on a controversial "transparency" rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, 39 top scientific organizations and academic institutions [...]