08 March 2018

All the news for 08 March 2018 [ 267 news items | Now showing page 1 of 14 ]

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Will Trump Help Saudi Arabia Become a Nuclear Power?

A new lobbying effort threatens to upend the Middle East. The House of Saud is angling for approval on a new nuclear power program, and Donald Trump just...   [ continue reading...]

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Eve Ensler on International Women’s Day & Her New One-Woman Play "In the Body of the World"

On International Women's Day, we speak with Eve Ensler, award-winning playwright and author of "The Vagina Monologues." Ensler's new play, "In the Body of the W...   [ continue reading...]

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The copy is the original

In China and Japan, temples may be rebuilt and ancient warriors cast again. There is nothing sacred about the ‘original’By Byung-Chul HanRead at Aeo...   [ continue reading...]

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On International Women's Day, Women Declare: Emancipation Comes Through the Rejection of Capitalism

From Afghanistan to the Philippines to Mexico to Spain, women across the globe are taking to the streets today to mark International Women's Day. In South Korea...   [ continue reading...]

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Women Miners Stake a Claim in Zimbabwe

This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.The post...   [ continue reading...]

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Dennis Peron: Anti-War Activist

Dennis Peron died in January. On Sunday March 11 there’s going to be a memorial for him at Café Flor in the Castro. Everybody knows that Dennis was...   [ continue reading...]

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China: Allow UN Rights Experts into Tibet

Expand China’s national flag is raised during a ceremony marking the 96th anniversary...   [ continue reading...]

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God Wills It! The War on Terror as the Launching of an American Crusade

A paratrooper watches as an aircraft flies overhead while dropping supplies in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, November 9, 2007. (Photo: Spc. Micah E. Clare / US...   [ continue reading...]

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There's a Looming 'Existential Threat' to New Orleans That Should Frighten Every Sane American

Activist and filmmaker Josh Fox is fighting Entergy's proposed $210 million gas-fired power plant that is on the frontlines of a national battle against frack...   [ continue reading...]

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Headlines for March 8, 2018

Women Across the World Mark International Women's Day, Sessions Attacks California in Escalating Feud over Sanctuary Laws, 8 Students Arrested in D.C. Sit-In De...   [ continue reading...]

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You Can Have Emotions You Don’t Feel - Facts So Romantic

What does it mean to have an emotion? It seems obvious that having one means feeling it. If you’re happy but don’t know it, in what sense could you...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | Why we challenged fascists on our campus, and why we’ll do it again

Earlier this week, a talk by alt-right figurehead Carl Benjamin was shut down at King’s College London by anti-racist campaigners. As the University prepa...   [ continue reading...]

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"The People Vs. Democracy?" by Jan-Werner Müller

The election result in Italy, where populists and far-right parties topped the polls, following the twin disasters of Brexit in the United Kingdom and Donald Tr...   [ continue reading...]

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Christian Dominionists Meet at Trump's Washington Hotel to Answer the "Divine Call to War"

While all attention was focused on the Conservative Political Action Conference last month, the Christian Dominionists were holding their own event at Trump's W...   [ continue reading...]

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Dems Team Up with GOP to Weaken Bank Rules, Which Critics Say May Lead to More Bailouts and Misconduct

The financial industry is getting a big handout. On Tuesday, 16 Senate Democrats joined with 50 Republicans to advance a bill slated to roll back key fin...   [ continue reading...]

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The War on Terror as the Launching of an American Religious Crusade

Using religion as an excuse for destabilizing world order. America may be sinking ever deeper into the moral morass of the Trump era, but if you think the...   [ continue reading...]

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The Lessons of West Virginia

The Great West Virginia Wildcat is the single most important labor victory in the US since at least the early 1970s. Though the 1997 UPS strike and the 201...   [ continue reading...]

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In Pakistan, it’s advantage Sharifs

Even after judicial interventions against Nawaz Sharif, the PML-N looks likely to face the polls from a position of strength   [ continue reading...]

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In Spain, Women Launch Nationwide Feminist Strike Protesting "Alliance of Patriarchy & Capitalism"

In Spain, women have launched the first nationwide women's strike in Spain's history to mark International Women's Day. Their motto: "If we stop, the world stop...   [ continue reading...]

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Economic Update: Winds of Economic Change

This week's episode discusses the teachers strike in West Virginia, Trump's tariffs, Germany's move to make public transport free, living standards during the...   [ continue reading...]

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