08 February 2017

All the news for 08 February 2017 [ 231 news items | Now showing page 1 of 12 ]

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Headlines for February 8, 2017

Army Corps to Greenlight Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline, Seattle to Divest $3 Billion from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline, Senate Confirms Bill...   [ continue reading...]

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Roland Martin: That Hustla Ova There Tryna Sell Us School Privatization

charter schoolsschool privatizationpropaganda Forward Print HTML Reddit Viadeo Google Plus One Linkedin Share Button Share on Facebook Tweet Widgetby BAR man...   [ continue reading...]

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Emmett Till in Israel: How False Allegations of Rape Are Used to Lynch African Refugees and Palestinians

Top officials implicated in sex crime scandals occupy top positions within Israeli state, says journalist David Sheen   [ continue reading...]

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Why We Counter-Protest

Ignoring the anti-abortion right has not made it go away.   [ continue reading...]

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The Last Supermarket Before Antarctica

Georgi LazarevskiIn southernmost Chilean Patagonia, the modern world has invaded the world’s end.   [ continue reading...]

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White House Considering Designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a Terrorist Organisation

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is powerful with control over large stakes in Iran’s economy and also has influence over its political system. Th...   [ continue reading...]

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Are Official Records of Parliament Speeches Being Tampered With?

There have been multiple complaints of comments made in the Rajya Sabha being edited out of the official records. The post Are Official Records of Parliament S...   [ continue reading...]

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Review: Cesar Chavez, the United Farm Workers, and the Question of Unions in Contemporary Capitalism

chavez.jpg Loren Goldner's extensive review and analysis of Fra...   [ continue reading...]

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Can Budgeted Infrastructure Investment Drive Growth and Job Creation?

Spending on Housing for All, road construction and other infrastructure projects is likely to create jobs, but it remains to be seen whether this alone will be...   [ continue reading...]

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Until We Get Better Tools, Excited Reports of ‘Habitable Planets’ Need to Come Back down to Earth

Humanity's quest for 'habitable planets' needs to wait, the best we can do at this time, is collate a list of possible targets for future observation. The post...   [ continue reading...]

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Marx’s Revenge

Benjamin KunkelHe may have lived a 19th-century life, but his ideas keep coming back with a vengeance.   [ continue reading...]

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Placemaking for Peacemaking

Even though, by definition, public spaces are open and accessible to everyone, for refugees and immigrants they often become sites of danger and exclusion.   [ continue reading...]

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Environmental Regulation in the Age of Trump: Knot as Easy as they Thought

There is a lot of speculation surrounding the Trump administration’s intentions toward clean energy and environment policies and programs. Rumors abound o...   [ continue reading...]

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China Defends Blocking US Proposal to Impose UN Ban on Masood Azhar

Beijing has said "conditions" have not yet been met for it to back the move to designate Masood Azhar a terrorist. The post China Defends Blocking US Proposal...   [ continue reading...]

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Water Protectors Call for Global Mass Mobilizations as Army Plans to Approve Dakota Access Pipeline

On Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it will greenlight the final phase of construction of the pipeline. Amnesty International called the a...   [ continue reading...]

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The Story of the Palestinian Novel

In his book, Bashir Abu-Manneh sets out to examine how the Palestinian novel has been in conversation with the Palestinian political struggle since 1948. The po...   [ continue reading...]

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Smiling Tree Farm

Consumers increasingly care about where their food comes from, how it is produced and how it impacts their health. This is generating demand for sustainable foo...   [ continue reading...]

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Return of the Boycott as Political Resistance

How can the American public push back on its brash and prejudiced president while a pliant Republican party in control of the U.S. Congress seems in no mood to...   [ continue reading...]

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When the Government Really Did Fear a Bowling Green Massacre — From a White Supremacist

by A.C. Thompson This story was co-published with The New York Times. The year was 2012. The place was B...   [ continue reading...]

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Systems Compromised Mid-2016 Leading to Scare and Losses, Admits Hitachi

In what poses more scope for worry, the company said the amount of data exfiltrated is "unascertainable due to secure deletion by the malware". The post Systems...   [ continue reading...]

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