11 August 2017

All the news for 11 August 2017 [ 198 news items | Now showing page 1 of 10 ]

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Throwing good money after bad

Shripad Dharmadhikary critically examines the proposed push for hydro power projects in the recently released Draft National Energy Policy for public comments b...   [ continue reading...]

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Fears on both sides of the Persian Gulf

A political storm swept across the region on 4 June when Saudi Arabia and its allies (UAE, Bahrain and Egypt) announced they were cutting ties with Qatar and cl...   [ continue reading...]

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Yemeni Student is Among Thousands to Win U.S. Visa, Only to Have It Effectively Denied by Travel Ban

Thousands of Yemenis and other nationals from countries covered by Trump's travel ban are currently stranded in different parts of the world as the State Depart...   [ continue reading...]

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Headlines for August 11, 2017

Elected Officials Condemn Trump's Nuclear Threats Against North Korea, Trump Attacks Senate Leader McConnell over Legislative Failures, Double-Digit Premium Hik...   [ continue reading...]

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India Deploys More Troops Along China Border in Sikkim, Arunachal

Officials, however, insisted that there has been no enhancement of troops at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction in Doklam. The post India Deploys More Troops...   [ continue reading...]

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To Combat Trump's Attacks on Democracy, We Must Understand Precedents Set by Obama

While we rightly upbraid Trump for the crimes he is committing as president, we should not succumb to rosy illusions about his predecessor. Despite his idealist...   [ continue reading...]

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A Preemptive Strike on North Korea Would Be Catastrophic and Illegal

As we stand on the precipice of a disastrous war, these are the right circumstances for Trump to meet with Kim Jong-un. (Photo: alexkuehni / iStock / Getty Imag...   [ continue reading...]

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Racial discrimination in employment? The Bristol bus boycott of 1963

08.27.1963 Bristol bus boycott.png A student dissertation with...   [ continue reading...]

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On Guam, Resistance Grows to US Military Presence as N. Korea Threatens Missiles Off Island's Coast

The front page of Guam's Pacific Daily News reads "14 Minutes!" That's how long it would take missiles fired from North Korea to reach the U.S. territory in the...   [ continue reading...]

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India: SAHMAT Statement against proposed vandalism of Ramkinkar Baij's artwork

Artists and Creative Community of India are aghast at the vandalism proposed against the artwork of one India's greatest artists by a representative of the BJP...   [ continue reading...]

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Myanmar Sends Hundreds of Troops to Rakhine State as Tensions Rise

The army dispatched about 500 soldiers to several towns near the border with Bangladesh on Thursday, including the towns of Buthidaung and Maungdaw. The post My...   [ continue reading...]

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The Global Climate Justice Movement in the Age of Crisis: Climate Fear, Truth, and the Public

Three leaders of The Climate Mobilization discuss the recent controversy around the New York Magazine piece, “The Uninhabitable Earth” and the role...   [ continue reading...]

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Andres Magana Ortiz’s Deportation Is Indefensible. Help Reverse It.

Rosy Alvarez, Peter Rothberg Unless their appeal succeeds, the Ortiz family’s future hangs in the balance. The post Andres Magana Ortiz’s Deportati...   [ continue reading...]

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Turkey’s Great Terror

Juan Cole Recep Erdogan has turned his country into a gulag state, branding millions of citizens as terrorists. The post Turkey’s Great Terror appea...   [ continue reading...]

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Tax Penalties are 40 Percent Higher Than in 2012

The Wall Street Journal reports today that the number of people who are underpaying their estimated quarterly taxes and incurring IRS penalties is skyrocketing:...   [ continue reading...]

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How a Woman Is Changing Farming in Palghar District of Maharashtra

The story of Sangita Mhatre of Mande is an inspiring tale of how women in rural India can take charge of their destiny given the slightest of opportunities. The...   [ continue reading...]

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Everything TransCanada Didn’t Want Nebraska’s Regulators To Know About Keystone XL

More than a day ahead of schedule, the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline was called to a close Thursday in downtown L...   [ continue reading...]

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Final Hearing on Ayodhya Land Dispute to Begin on December 5, Says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today decided to hold the final hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute from December 5 and made it clear that no...   [ continue reading...]

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Congress Is Pushing Back Against Trump’s Dangerously Ignorant Nuclear Threats

John Nichols Members of Congress are telling the president he has no authority to launch a preemptive attack anywhere. The post Congress Is Pushing Back A...   [ continue reading...]

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‘Why So Much Cruelty?’

Ursula Lindsey Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission is unique in the Arab world. But is the country too small a place to tell the truth about human-rig...   [ continue reading...]

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