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Sen. Sessions Takes A Bold Step: Tells The Truth About TPP

May 18, 2015

Sessions Reads the TPP and Exposes Its Contents, Other Elected Officials Should Do the Same

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is one of the few members of Congress who has taken the time to jump through the hoops and read the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). But, he has gone a step farther than other members – he told members of Congress what he read. He told the truth about what the TPP says and why Congress should oppose it in a five page letter to his colleagues.

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Yemen

May 11, 2015

The following is a rough transcription of the interview posted originally at PressTV

Press TV: These charities are expressing their concern on the humanitarian situation in Yemen like Oxfam, Islamic Relief and Save the Children. How far do you think those calls are going to be heard specifically considering this aggression has lasted for way over a month now and it is the people, the children, the civilians and the women who are paying the price?

US seeking ‘regime change in Russia’: Bruce Gagnon

May 11, 2015

The following is a transcript of a video that appears originally at PressTV:

“The goal is to destabilize Russia’s border and to internally destabilize Russia by creating chaos outside the border,” Bruce Gagnon from Global Network against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space told Press TV on Friday.

“They hope to be able to create chaos inside… and having regime change in Moscow. That’s the bottom line. That’s the goal that the United States wants to produce,” he added.

An Interview of Margaret Flowers, Green Shadow Cabinet Secretary of Health

May 4, 2015

The members of Congress were home this week for Presi­dent’s week and so this was a perfect time for people around the country make their member of Congress know that they’re opposed to fast track. So there were actions across the country; in Oregon they had a bus touring the whole country. Oregon is really a critical state because Sen. Ron Wyden is the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, and that’s the committee where they will introduce fast-track legislation. 

Saudi Officials Must Be Prosecuted for Aggression Against Yemen

May 4, 2015

It is incomprehensible. Here we have a clear humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The people of that country are suffering from this illegal bombing by Saudi Arabia and yet they fail to act.

It is absolutely outrageous that this would be allowed to continue. The real issue that should have been debated today was not really just a pause in the bombing campaign, but what the Russians or someone should be calling for is for the prosecution of the authorities in Saudi Arabia that gave the order for this vicious assault on the people of Yemen.

Racism is at the Core of Israel’s attitude

May 4, 2015

We are seeing again the disproportional use of force by the Israelis, this time against their own citizens who happen to be black. It is interesting that the race and violence that is at the center of these settler colonial projects have been exposed both in the US and now in Israel. It is no longer possible for either the US or for Israel to hide its internal contradictions when it comes to the issue of race.

In Israel, the Ethiopian community has been the subject of systematic discrimination for quite some time. It was only a manner of time which we would see this kind of eruption. 

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