42 Arrested at U.S. Capitol in Day of Action to Denounce Obama’s Broken Promises on Guantanamo, America’s Broken Laws, and the Breaking of Lives by Torture Washington, DC: In a dramatic protest, 42 activists with Witness Against Torture were arrested this afternoon at the U.S. Capitol. Most of the arrestees had been fasting since January […]
Wilson’s homeland of Haiti lays in ruins today. He has not been able to reach his family there. But well before today, the Haitian people have struggled in grave poverty and amidst political turmoil, which Wilson escaped from to make a better life in the United States. This is his story.
By Yasha Levine Michele Bachmann has become well known for her anti-government tea-bagger antics, protesting health care reform and every other government “handout” as socialism. What her followers probably don’t know is that Rep. Bachmann is, to use that anti-government slur, something of a welfare queen. That’s right, the anti-government insurrectionist has taken more than […]
By Saul Ortega and Nelson Gassett “[I]t is critical to listen to as many diverse voices as possible. When it comes to Cuba, we do exactly that.” -President Barack Obama, responding to questions from blogger Yoani Sanchez, November 19, 2009 On November 15, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review a lower court decision […]
We are posting this human interest story to alert readers about the continuing plight of the Cuban Five freedom fighters locked away in US Federal Prisons for conducting anti-terrorism actions to protect their homeland. On December 8, two of the Cuban five will be resentened in Miami Federal Court This is How it All Began […]
Guest Blogged By Terry Morrone In times of cataclysmic change, democracy may be deemed a practical impossibility. Are the armies of the super rich cooking up a disaster that will so traumatize us that we cannot resist their propaganda, that we will become putty in their hands, and they will remake the world? From the […]
U.S. government hypocrisy has grown so pervasive over the last decades that it provokes yawns and glazed looks. Senators denounce government interference in health care while partaking in their own top of the line government health insurance that they designed – at taxpayer expense. Secretary of State Clinton demanded Pakistani leaders remove terrorists from their […]