08 January 2018

All the news for 08 January 2018 [ 227 news items | Now showing page 5 of 12 ]

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How a Former Black Panther Who's Been Serving Community Meals to Oakland's Poor Has Become a Victim of Gentrification

Increasingly, the work of food justice advocates is being co-opted by the forces driving gentrification and displacement. On Tuesday afternoons, Nort...   [ continue reading...]

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"Company Transfer Rules Must End ‘Regime Shopping’" by Peter Scherrer

For decades, the European trade union movement has been urging EU authorities to put an end to ‘regime shopping’, which allows companies in Europe t...   [ continue reading...]

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With @TheRichKidsOfTehran Instagrams, Somebody is Stirring Up a Hornet’s Nest

Scroll through the Instagram account ‘@RichKidsofTehran’ or RKOT and ask yourself: Knowing how aggressively the Iranian regime has gone af...   [ continue reading...]

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Tamil Nadu Transport Workers' Strike Continues on the Fifth Day

Tamil Nadu Transport Workers' Strike Continues on the Fifth Day seema Mon, 01/08/2018 - 18:55   [ continue reading...]

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US Military Bases: The Polluter Is Not Paying

My nephew, an Army veteran who spent most of his 20 plus years military service as an officer in South Korea, is now a civilian military contractor living on a...   [ continue reading...]

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World Health Organization Says Cannabidiol Is Safe, With No Potential for Abuse

A division of the World Health Organization declared CBD oil to be safe, with many potential benefits, and recommended that it should remain fully legal. The r...   [ continue reading...]

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Why Trump Keeps Telling the World 'I’m Smart'

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File President Donald Trump, accompanied by Republican congressmen and members of his cabinet, departs after speaking at a new...   [ continue reading...]

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Watch: Life After Demolition At Delhi’s Kathputli Colony

Over a month after Delhi's Kathputli Colony was razed to the ground, here's how the displaced are trying to come to terms with their changed realities. The post...   [ continue reading...]

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Palestinian-American gets last minute deportation reprieve thanks to community support and help from local congressman

After two decades fighting to remain in the United States, Amer Othman Adi spent the first days of 2018 saying goodbye to his friends and neighbors in his adopt...   [ continue reading...]

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Tough lessons in Transnistria

Poorly-funded state education is common enough in post-Soviet countries. But how do schoolchildren fare in a state...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump to 200,000 Salvadoran Immigrants: Drop Dead

Sasha Abramsky The end of Temporary Protected Status will be catastrophic for people who have made their homes here for nearly two decades. The post Trump to 2...   [ continue reading...]

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On Caste and Identity Politics in Gujarat Elections

On Caste and Identity Politics in Gujarat Elections seema Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:05   [ continue reading...]

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Democrats Can’t Win By Courting Conservative White Voters

Some on the left remain fixated on the mystery of why public policies that harm working people are often enabled by the votes of working people. Indeed, a sign...   [ continue reading...]

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Birmingham and doing the work nobody else wants to do

The second of four excerpts from the forthcoming ‘Our City: Migrants and the Making of Modern Birmingham&rsq...   [ continue reading...]

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On Imagination, Attention and Resisting “Electronic Enchantments”

On the other end, from the point of view of the receiver or the consumer, we are so glutted, so saturated with products, stimuli, you know, just information, th...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump Administration Issues Sadistic Order Targeting 200,000 Salvadorans

The Department of Homeland Security is ramping up its deportation machine. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will announce that it will ...   [ continue reading...]

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“For Madams Only”: Facebook groups and the politics of migrant domestic work in Egypt

Despite endless talk of its ‘democratising’ potential, Facebook does not automatically give “Mai...   [ continue reading...]

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Oprah Lifts Up Women, Brings Down the House at Golden Globes

Common Dreams staffAt the 75th Golden Globe Awards, where activists and actresses joined arms to say "time's up" for sexual abuse, Oprah Winfrey deliv...   [ continue reading...]

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'Ironic, Misguided, and Harmful': Prisons Slammed for Banning Book on Racist Legacy of Mass Incarceration

Julia Conley, staff writerCivil rights advocates denounced New Jersey's prison system on Monday after learning that the book The New Jim Crow, about race and ma...   [ continue reading...]

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How to Assess a Vendor's Data Security

Perhaps you’re an office manager tasked with setting up a new email system for your nonprofit, or maybe you’re a legal secretary for a small firm an...   [ continue reading...]

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