Are We Stumbling Into World War III in Ukraine?

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies President Biden began his State of the Union speech with an impassioned warning that failing to pass his $61 billion dollar weapons package for Ukraine “will put Ukraine at risk, Europe at risk, the free world at risk.” But even if the president’s request were suddenly passed, it would only prolong, and dangerously escalate, the brutal war that is destroying Ukraine. The assumption of [...]

Congolese Nobel Prize winner Mukwege runs for president

Congo's Nobel Prize winner Mukwege stages large presidential campaign rally Denis Mukwege, a Nobel-winning gynaecologist, staged a rally in his hometown recently, according to Agence France Press (AFP). He promised to end corruption and conflict if elected.  In the eastern city of Bukavu, the Nobel laureate doctor said he would use political power to "put an end to war, put an end to famine" and to fight graft.  "Today it is normal [...]

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NOlympics LA Coalition Forming

We don't support the LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid because an Olympics in LA—regardless of how “successfully” it's executed—will be disastrous for Angelenos across the city. Despite any good intentions, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) is one of the least transparent and most corrupt institutions in the world. Their goal is to turn a profit at all cost. If LA hosts the Olympics, it will be a wide-reaching, destructive party [...]

Sadistic State Laws

6 Sadistic State Laws Conservatives Are Trying to Ram Through We’re talking about true legislative sadists looking to go medieval on America. By David Sirota Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once said that states are the “laboratories of democracy.” Oft repeated over time, the aphorism has helped impart legitimacy to the rough and tumble of state lawmaking. We’ve heard “laboratory” and we’ve imagined staid scientists in white coats rigorously testing forward-thinking theories [...]

France Erupts

France Erupts Sarkozy Under Siege By Philippe Marliere When he entered the Elysée palace in 2007, Nicolas Sarkozy dreamed of a glorious destiny. Enthusiastic commentators predicted that his casual populism would revamp the Bonapartist right, and that his Gallic brand of neoliberal policies would sell the “American dream” to a mistrustful population. Things have not gone according to plan. Sarkozy wanted to be the French JFK; today he looks more like Louis [...]

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