13 May 2017

All the news for 13 May 2017 [ 104 news items | Now showing page 1 of 6 ]

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The Caveman Guide to Parenting - Facts So Romantic

Just as Paleo dieters assume a mismatch between human biology and the food culture of the postindustrial West, Paleo parents believe that modern parenting habit...   [ continue reading...]

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National Security Agency Tools, Built Despite Warnings, Used in Global Cyber Attack

By Nadia Prupis / Common Dreams Disruptions have been reported in at least 74 countries, including Russia, Spain, Turkey and Japan, with some reports of U.S. in...   [ continue reading...]

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David Graeber: Should We Vote?

Anarchist anthropologist and academic David Graeber talks about the choices in the upcoming UK General Election   [ continue reading...]

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#We: Trump Tweets One Word and the People's Internet Does the Rest

Common Dreams staff"#We want a president that represents the interests of the people of American and the world, not just the ultra wealthy."   [ continue reading...]

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Fluoride Contamination Cripples a Thousand Children in Assam

Fluoride concentration in groundwater is going up as wells are getting deeper; experts say using surface water after treatment is the only way out. The post Flu...   [ continue reading...]

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From Jadhav to Jindal, It’s Clear the Pakistani Military is Feeling More Confident Than Ever

Since the 1960s, the risk of conflict has increased every time both India and Pakistan were at the same level of geopolitical buoyancy. The post From Jadhav to...   [ continue reading...]

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UN Seeks Probe Into Violence Against Transgender Women in El Salvador

According to the UN, seven transgender women have been killed this year although local organisations put the death toll to 17. The post UN Seeks Probe Into Viol...   [ continue reading...]

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Yemeni Government Rejects Southern Autonomous Council

The Yemeni government rejected the new council formed by several senior figures that seek the secession of southern Yemen, saying it would deepen divisions. The...   [ continue reading...]

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Voting Rights Activists Alarmed by Trump’s ‘Commission on Election Integrity’ (Video)

In an interview with Democracy Now!, journalist Ari Berman labels the newly created group “a voter suppression commission.”   [ continue reading...]

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Why we are not eating: the Yale graduate student hunger strike

Precarious and underpaid graduate student-workers at Yale have gone on a fast to demand that university administrators recognize and negotiate with their union....   [ continue reading...]

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China’s Xi Jinping and France’s Emmanuel Macron Talk Climate

By Juan Cole / Informed Comment The Chinese president called the new French leader this week, urging him to adhere to the Paris agreement, from which President...   [ continue reading...]

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To Regain People's Trust, the Democratic Party Must Support Single-Payer

Medical bills are a leading causes of bankruptcy, even for those who carry insurance. (Photo: Pixabay) $300 billion over 10 years. That's how much the wealthy...   [ continue reading...]

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Why We Need an International Freedom Movement

There are groundswells of civic engagement in a handful of countries, but ensuring the survival of fundamental freedoms in these dangerous times will require a...   [ continue reading...]

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Anticipating Pakistan’s Arguments at the ICJ in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s Case

With the first hearing of Jadhav's case set for May 15 at the Hague, there are three possible primary arguments that Pakistan can make. The post Anticipating Pa...   [ continue reading...]

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Rattling the Bars: Industrial Workers of the World Against Prison Slavery

Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with IWW organizer Lauren Karaffa about the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and their solidarity with incarcerated...   [ continue reading...]

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No Desk Duty This Time: Cop Quickly Charged in Murder of Unarmed Teen

Nina Turner: After lying about what happened, Roy Oliver was fired then booked on murder charges in connection to the shooting death of 15 year old Jordan Edwar...   [ continue reading...]

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Town that Fired 1st Black Chief Under Scrutiny for Pricey Project Amid Spike in Crime

State officials want to know what happened to $1 Million in grant money Pocomoke City used to build a restaurant, but activists say the funds should have been u...   [ continue reading...]

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G7 Leaders Pledge to Redouble Efforts to Make Cyberspace More Secure

"We recognise that cyber incidents represent a growing threat for our economies and that appropriate economy-wide policy responses are needed," the G7 said in a...   [ continue reading...]

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More Secrets of Human Ancestry Emerge From South African Caves

Evidence of Homo naledi's age suggests we need to rethink our understanding of human history and evolution. The post More Secrets of Human Ancestry Emerge Fro...   [ continue reading...]

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Pakistan, China Sign New Deals Worth Almost $500 Million at Silk Road Forum

The deals signed add to the $57 billion that has already been pledged for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), part of the One Belt One Road initiative....   [ continue reading...]

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