04 February 2018

All the news for 04 February 2018 [ 103 news items | Now showing page 1 of 6 ]

31

Rating

US: Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs to Control Residents

Nursing homes across the United States routinely give antipsychotic drugs to residents with dementia to control their behavior, desp...   [ continue reading...]

20

Rating

Our Enemy, Ourselves: Ten Common-Sense Suggestions for Making Peace, Not War

Activists display signs during a protest against US military action in Syria on April 8, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Fibonacci Blue)   Truth...   [ continue reading...]

19

Rating

Seventeen Arrested Outside Super Bowl, Capping NFL Season of Racial Justice Protests On and Off Field

The Philadelphia Eagles stunned the sports world by beating the New England Patriots Sunday night in Minneapolis with a 41-to-33 win in Super Bowl LII,...   [ continue reading...]

18

Rating

How Saudi Arabia and Iran shared the rise and fall of Ali Abdullah Saleh

The commonly held view that the conflicts in Yemen – and elsewhere in the region – are a proxy war bet...   [ continue reading...]

17

Rating

New Evidence of Africa’s Systematic Looting, From an Increasingly Schizophrenic World Bank

A brand new World Bank report, The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018, offers evidence of how much poorer Africa is becoming thanks to rampant minerals, oil and ga...   [ continue reading...]

17

Rating

Tomgram: William Astore, Taking War Off Its Pedestal

Whether the rationale is the need to wage a war on terror involving 76 countriesor renewed preparations for a struggle against peer competitors Russia...   [ continue reading...]

16

Rating

We Should Not Accept Scientific Results That Have Not Been Repeated - Facts So Romantic

Distinguishing between replicated and un-replicated studies would change how science is reported and discussed, increase the visibility of both strong and weak...   [ continue reading...]

16

Rating

Trump Voters: One Year In, and He’s Broken 20 Big Promises He Made to You

You bought what he was selling, but it hasn't arrived. 1. He told you he’d cut your taxes, and that the super-rich like him would pay more.You bough...   [ continue reading...]

16

Rating

How the Global 1 Percent Rips Off the World

Where do you turn for news and analysis you can rely on? If the answer is Truthout, then please support our mission by making a tax-deductible donation! "The f...   [ continue reading...]

15

Rating

The return of ‘class and social justice’ in Iran and Tunisia

The new dimension of these social upheavals was a coalition between young educated people who think they have no f...   [ continue reading...]

15

Rating

Hindu authoritarianism and agrarian distress

To defeat populist-nationalist forms of communal authoritarianism in India, we have to fight against more than jus...   [ continue reading...]

15

Rating

Essay | We Are Here Because You Were With Us: Remembering A. Sivanandan (1923–2018)

A. Sivanandan, who passed away last month, was one of Britain's foremost and most influential thinkers on race, class and power. Virou Srilangarajah pays tribut...   [ continue reading...]

15

Rating

Can American Democracy survive six Standing Wars?

William J. Astore | ( Tomdispatch.com ) | – – Whether the rationale is the need to wage a war on terror involving 76 countries or renewed preparatio...   [ continue reading...]

14

Rating

As Paul Ryan Touts a Secretary's $1.50 Weekly Pay Hike, Koch Brothers Reap $1.4 Billion From GOP Tax Plan

This weekend, House Speaker Paul Ryan touted a story of a woman whose paycheck increased by $1.50 cents a week as a major benefit to middle-class workers. On...   [ continue reading...]

14

Rating

After Years of Sleazy Partisan Attacks, Suddenly Republicans Are Outraged

Rep. Devin Nunes attends a House Ways and Means Committee markup of the Republicans tax reform plan titled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, on Capitol Hill November...   [ continue reading...]

14

Rating

State Theft and Police Militarization: Cops and Prosecutors Routinely Steal Cash from Poor People Accused of Crimes

It's called civil asset forfeiture. In 2015, $5 billion was taken "without basis." In 2000, I did a survey of all police departments in Kentucky. One sm...   [ continue reading...]

13

Rating

Survival of Indigenous Tribes in Bangladesh Starts at School

Just before sundown on Jan. 30, a group of women day labourers from the Shantal indigenous community are in a rush to wind up their work harvesting potatoes in...   [ continue reading...]

13

Rating

"Iceland Alone and Latvia Captured" by Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson

Two small countries, Iceland and Latvia, were severely affected during the global crisis in 2008. Iceland was the first to be hit and Latvia the hardest hit. Tw...   [ continue reading...]

13

Rating

Argentina's President Macri Withdraws Neoliberal Reforms Due to Massive Resistance

Prof. Atilio Boron analyzes the situation in Argentina, where President Macri is pushing drastic neoliberal reforms against widespread resistance from unions an...   [ continue reading...]

13

Rating

Lipstick on a Gig: Why We Should Be Very Skeptical of Uber's New "Portable Benefits" Scheme

Last week, Uber floated the concept of a "portable benefits system" for its drivers in Washington State. This initiative isn't an effort to improve workers' liv...   [ continue reading...]

theNewsCollective 3.0 is a customisable news aggregation and search service.

You can get all your non-mainstream news at one location — customisable by a wide list of news sources.

theNewsCollective attempts to give 'air time' to views that much of the advertising-sponsored corporate media often ‘wilfully’ ignores. You will find a range of independent, alternate, marginalised, even dissenting, voices here. More...

Popular tags:

Abortion | Afghanistan | Agriculture | Al-Qaeda | Atrocities | Austerity | Bangladesh | Bankers | Bernie Sanders | Black Lives Matter | Brazil | Brexit | CIA | Caste | China | Civil liberties | Climate change | Congo | Congress | Consumer Advocacy | Corporation | Crime | Cybersecurity | Dalit | Democracy | Democrats | Department of Justic | Diplomacy | Dollar | Donald Trump | Economic crisis | Economics | Egypt | Elections | Environment | Europe | European Union | FBI | Fascism | Finance | Foreign policy | France | Germany | Global warming | Greece | Guantanamo | Hamas | Hate Crime | Healthcare | Hezbollah | Hillary Clinton | Homeland Security | Human Rights | IMF | ISI | ISIS | India | Inequality | Iran | Iraq | Islam | Islamophobia | JNU | Jihad | Jordan | Kurdistan | Kuwait | LGBT | Labour | Lebanon | Media | Medicare | Middle East | Muslim Brotherhood | Myanmar | NATO | NSA | National security | Natural gas | Neoconservatism | Neoliberalism | Netherlands | Nigeria | North Korea | Norway | Nuclear issues | Oil | Osama Bin Laden | Pakistan | Palestine-Israel | Pollution | Poverty | Prohibition | Propaganda | Qatar | RSS | Racism | Refugees | Religion | Renewable Energy | Republicans | Resistance | Russia | Saudi Arabia | Social Security | Social media | Somalia | South Africa | Spain | Sudan | Supreme Court | Sustainability | Sweden | Switzerland | Syria | TPP | Taliban | Tea Party | Terrorism | Torture | Tunisia | Turkey | UAE | United Kingdom | United Nations | Venezuela | Vietnam | Wall Street | War crimes | War on Drugs | War on Terror | WikiLeaks | Xenophobia | Yemen | Zimbabwe |

RSS: thenewscollective.org   RSS Feed

theNewsCollective 3.0 is a customisable news aggregation and search service. You can get all your non-mainstream news at one location. This is an beta release of an experimental, not-for-profit, project. More...

design + code: impellio.com

Home / RSS / About