The “largest-ever group of civil society organizations” around the world have called on the U.N. to hold the C.I.A. accountable for its barbaric use of torture.
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Creating an international framework that aims to get rid waste in the global food system would be a game changer in the fight against hunger and environmental devastation.
Catholics like Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, John Boehner and Rick Santorum can either respect their faith and change their views… or spit in the face of Papal infallibility and continue their anti-science crusade against climate change.
Momentum to prosecute Bush, et al. for war crimes is building within the international community. An ex-Bush official has just poured fuel on the fire.
“As a matter of international law, the U.S. is legally obliged to bring those responsible to justice.” – Ben Emmerson, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism
Only three countries in the world voted against a UN declaration condemning the spread of Racist Fascism/Nazism: the US, Canada and Ukraine.
#orangeurhood comes to New York.
“I know that if someone does something wrong, he should be arrested, tried, and convicted – not killed the way we did.”
The idea that any criticism of Israel at all is “anti-Semitic” is one that has been pushed here in the United States for decades. But Jon Stewart, himself a Jew, responded to allegations of anti-Semitism leveled against him with a statement that even Fox News would find it hard to […]
Another 150,000 Detroit Residents Are About To Become Homeless Under GOP Governor’s Emergency Manager
As the looting of Detroit continues, another 1/5 of the city’s residents are slated to become homeless, under right wing governor Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager. On October 8th, Detroit’s appointed Emergency Manager, Kevin Orr, along with the city’s conspicuous mayor, Mike Duggan (read how Duggan was *elected here) and Wayne […]
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has released a devastating report detailing the deaths, injuries and displacement of Palestinians in Gaza as a result of Israel’s month long assault. The organization has provided a chart showing the number of fatalities, by date, throughout the conflict. It […]
The hunt for nuclear materials is on in Iraq and if folks don’t act fast, before you know it America will be whistling “weapons of mass destruction” all over again.
House Republicans are proving that they value gun rights for terrorists more than they do the security of the American people.
‘Extremists showed what they fear most: a girl with a book.’ – U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about Malala Yousafzai
The NRA is outright lying to their constituency in order to beg for money.
Hackivist collective Anonymous has set their sights on Guantanamo Bay, demanding the facility be shut down in accordance with US and international law.
America once led the world on civil rights and other progressive issues. Now, Republican paranoia and obstructionism have turned the United States into a cautionary tale.
Israel and the U.S. are livid as 94 percent of U.N. votes call for recognition of Palestinian state.
The move by the UN is a wonderful step in the right direction with regard to progress for the worldwide push to end this abominable practice.