07 February 2018

All the news for 07 February 2018 [ 221 news items | Now showing page 1 of 12 ]

28

Rating

How 'America First' Ends Up Helping China

All at the expense of the United States. In his State of the Union address, Donald Trump warned grimly of “rivals like China and Russia th...   [ continue reading...]

26

Rating

This UFO Changes Everything

Our thirst for excitement and entertainment will be America's downfall. "Look at that thing, dude!” One hundred miles off the coast of San Diego, tw...   [ continue reading...]

26

Rating

The Importance of Antifa in Confronting Fascism

Some anti-fascists focus on destroying fascist organizing; others focus on building popular community power and inoculating society to fascism through promoting...   [ continue reading...]

25

Rating

Drug War and a Phantom $500 Million: Pentagon Watchdog Calls Out Two Commands for Financial Malfeasance

(Photo: D-Keine / Getty Images) You can fuel thoughtful, authority-challenging journalism: Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout. 2017 was...   [ continue reading...]

25

Rating

The Whitewashing and Distortion of Rosa Parks and MLK’s Legacies

American pop culture sanitized a generation of radical politics. In February 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic “The Drum Major...   [ continue reading...]

24

Rating

Steve Coll on the CIA and the US's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The US is intensifying its air war in Afghanistan as US Central Command has announced it is shifting military resources from Iraq and Syria back to Afghanis...   [ continue reading...]

22

Rating

Planes don’t flap their wings: does AI work like a brain?

In 1739, Parisians flocked to see an exhibition of automata by the French inventor Jacques de Vaucanson performing feats assumed impossible by machines. In addi...   [ continue reading...]

22

Rating

Teachers and students

Medieval people knew that love and pain and dread and desire made the experience of education possible, and could also sow ruinBy Irina DumitrescuRead at Aeon   [ continue reading...]

21

Rating

Schumer Agrees to Give up Shutdown Fights for Two Years, in Deal That Would Deprive Senate Democrats of Power

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer make their way to the Senate floor after announcing a two-year deal on the bud...   [ continue reading...]

21

Rating

Headlines for February 7, 2018

U.N. Calls for Ceasefire in Syria as Dozens Are Killed by Regime Airstrikes, Pence Warns of New Sanctions on N. Korea, Ahead of Olympic Games in S. Korea, John...   [ continue reading...]

20

Rating

Putting Dent in Olympic Diplomacy, Pence Vows 'Most Aggressive' Sanctions Yet for North Korea

Jessica Corbett, staff writerAhead of the Olympic Winter Games—which kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea on Friday—U.S. Vice President Mi...   [ continue reading...]

20

Rating

NYC Taxi Driver Kills Himself at City Hall after Condemning Uber & Politicians for Financial Ruin

New York City taxi drivers held a vigil on Tuesday to honor livery car driver Douglas Schifter, who killed himself in front of City Hall Monday morning after wr...   [ continue reading...]

20

Rating

U.S. Prison Conditions Are So Bad, the British Gov't Is Protecting an American from Facing Time

Click here for reuse options! Lauri Love could face solitary confinement and placement on suicide watch if sent hom...   [ continue reading...]

20

Rating

Can the Democratic Party’s Left Flank Win in 2018? This Illinois Primary Could Be a Bellwether

One of the most closely watched Democratic primary races of 2018 is taking place in Illinois’s 3rd Congressional District, an increasingly diverse patch o...   [ continue reading...]

19

Rating

Why Controversy Is Swirling Over Oscar-Nominated 'The Insult'

Click here for reuse options! The Insult seeks to legitimize Israel's expansionism. The Insult  is...   [ continue reading...]

19

Rating

Russiaburger: The Trump-Russia Scandal Explained

It's now clear that the Russians offered help and members of the Trump campaign accepted. But the real scandal may be money laundering.   [ continue reading...]

19

Rating

My 12 Rules For Life

For some reason, Jordan Peterson is having a moment with his new book, 12 Rules for Life. This has inspired other people to create their own list of rules, and...   [ continue reading...]

19

Rating

Standing Up to a 171-Year Prison Sentence—For Facebook Posts

Prawais Praphanukul, a longtime human rights lawyer in Thailand, faces life in prison for a series of Facebook posts allegedly insulting the king. His decision...   [ continue reading...]

19

Rating

Outlets in Eight Countries Are Using Our Tool to Monitor Political Ads on Facebook

by Jennifer Valentino-DeVries As the Australian government was conducting a national mail-in su...   [ continue reading...]

19

Rating

What William James Got Right About Consciousness - Facts So Romantic

Is consciousness an instinct?When feeling at sea about definitions and meanings in the mind/brain business, it is always rewarding to dial up William James once...   [ 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