Archive for: 2013

New dimension of CIA aggression in Colombia exposed

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Recent revelations about the CIA’s role in Colombia show that bombing another sovereign country to assassinate a political leader is OK in the eyes...

Bogota mayor removed from office

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Largely ignored by the U.S. press, what was in essence another right-wing coup was launched against a progressive elected official in Latin America.

‘Knockout game’ media hype masks systemic racism

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Viciously racist media stories, in which African-Americans are portrayed as aggressors against whites, can't hide that Black people are being victimiz...

‘The U.S. says it wants to help us but maintains an unjust blockade’

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After the the 18th World Festival of Youth and Students, the young Cuban Elián González Brotons was interviewed by Ecuadorian newspaper El Telégraf...

Social programs get cut, but Federal Reserve committed to safety net for big banks

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Contrary to ruling-class ideologues’ claim that capitalism is rooted in “free markets” and personal risk-taking, their system in fact could not ...

1.3 million workers lose unemployment benefits so Congress can leave for vacation

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The phenomenon of unemployment is a profound crisis for each jobless individual but an opportunity for capitalists to have unemployed workers compete ...

Police violence against people with disabilities-on the rise?

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Reports show that as many as 50 percent of those shot by cops are have mental illnesses. The current system allows police to use their authority to ju...

Marriage equality expands to Utah and New Mexico

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Reaping the harvest of decades of struggle for equal rights 18 states now recognize the right of same-sex couples to marry, most recently New Mexico a...

Majority of people in former Soviet states regret loss of USSR

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Shattered after generations of U.S. aggression, the breakup of the Soviet Union proved to be disastrous for millions.

Korean conspiracy trial

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It made worldwide news when Lee Seok-ki, representative in the South Korean National Assembly, was arrested on charges of treason.