Showing posts from November, 2020

Pope Francis appoints first African American cardinal

The Criminalization of Private Debt

Cars and pollution increase as public transport abandoned over virus fears

David Perdue Accused of Insider-Trading Ahead of Georgia Senate Runoff

National Ban on Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress

In Arkansas late rent payments is a criminal offense

French parliament drops draft law curtailing right to film police

The Economy Isn’t Working. That’s Exactly the Plan.

German banks should brace for insolvencies, hold off dividends

Indian farmers continue anti-farm bills protests

Pope's new cardinal in Mexico known for indigenous outreach

Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse dies at 85

EU proposes new post-Trump alliance with U.S. in face of China threat

COVID-19 no reason to unwind financial market regulation

Dozens arrested in London anti-lockdown protests

The Lettuce Workers Strike of 1930

Dozens killed in attack on farm workers in Nigeria

Tear gas and clashes at Paris protest against police violence

Israel Frees Maher Al-Akhras After 103-Day Hunger Strike

Venezuelan court sentences six former Citgo executives to prison

Iran's top nuclear scientist shot dead near Tehran

Iran's top nuclear scientist shot dead near Tehran

Romance novelists raise $400,000 for Georgia Senate races – with help from Stacey Abrams

Paris police beat Black man, sparking fresh outrage in France

Disney increases planned layoffs to 32,000 as virus hits park attendance

Foreign donors pledge $12 billion over four-years for Afghanistan with tougher conditions

UAE halts new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim states

'Toxic dispute' over Zaha Hadid's £100m estate finally settled

Trump pardons Michael Flynn, who lied to FBI about Russia contacts

Musk passes Gates, but not yet in impact

Leslie Chihuly: The marketing force behind legendary glassblower Dale Chihuly

Joe Scarborough says he'll never return to Republican party

Xi Jinping congratulates Biden, hopes for ‘win-win’ China-US ties

Kaepernick says he's being 'denied employment': #StillReady

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges

Pakistan: No Plans to Recognize Israel

Judge bars Trump appointee from interfering in Voice of America

David Dinkins, New York City’s first Black mayor, dies at 93

Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins, Dead At 93, Served Only One Term, But Broke Barriers

Marijuana Was the Clear Winner on Election Night

Black Voters Saved Our Democracy

U.S. judge calls Trump claim challenging Biden win in Pennsylvania 'Frankenstein's Monster'

United States formally withdraws from Open Skies treaty

Biden to unveil first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, envisions scaled-down inauguration

Guitar Center files for bankruptcy

Protesters set fire to Guatemala's Congress to demand president resign

Reality Check: 70 Million Voted for Trump

New French law banning images of police sparks civil rights concerns, protests

Trump to lose @POTUS Twitter account on January 20

Portugal to ban domestic travel, close schools around national holidays

Utah May Legalize Drivers Running Over Street Protesters

Protests erupt in Brazil after Black man beaten to death at Carrefour store

The United States Is Not a Democracy

When You Can’t Punish a Journalist, Family Will Do Just Fine

AOC and Cori Bush Join Climate Action Protest Outside DNC

Concern grows for safety of Eritrean refugees as Tigray war rages

Biden wins Georgia

‘They don’t accept you’: Afro-Greeks struggle to be seen

Rappers can’t make Black capitalism work for Black people

Protesters file federal lawsuit against Chicago police

Haitian Protesters Clash with Police During Call for President to Resign

City of Rochester takes on its police union

GM's declares 'all out pursuit of global EV leadership'

Florida ‘rights of nature’ amendment protects ecosystems and the right to clean water

New York fines NRA gun rights group, bans insurance sales for five years

Senate runoffs in Georgia offer a clear choice

Progressives Back Ohio Congresswoman for USDA Chief

Electric Buses in Africa Will Help Combat Air Pollution

Hyundai faces lawsuit over EV fires as GM launches recall

In Phytoremediation, Plants Extract Toxins from Soils

How Indigenous Voters Helped Defeat Trump & Elect Biden

FAA approves Boeing 737 Max to fly again

BMW moves engine production to Britain as German plants go electric

'Anti-Kaepernick' NFL veteran Burgess Owens elected to US Congress

'English Nouveau': Britain offers up a young red to rival Beaujolais

Police shoot Black man 3 times in the back

Joe Biden adds petrochemical insider Cedric Richmond to new cabinet post

UK’s Labour Party reinstates Jeremy Corbyn after suspension

'I've Rarely Seen a Case as Bad as Ronnie Long's'

North Carolina govenor responds to question about petition, calls to pardon Ronnie Long

Why Would Parents Oppose Compulsory Education?

Trump national security adviser O'Brien says looks now that Biden has won

Peru's Congress picks centrist lawmaker Francisco Sagasti as president

Lewis Hamilton wins seventh Formula One title, equalling Schumacher’s record

China creates world's largest economic trade bloc while excluding the US

Trump Blasts Fox News over Election Coverage & Plans Launch of Far-Right News Company

Bringing France Back into American History

Nagorno-Karabakh: Ethnic Armenians prepare to give up homes

Proud Boys Leader Enrique Tarrio and Bevelyn Beatty Allegedly Stabbed In Washington, D.C.

Mexican president stands firm on not recognizing Biden win

Mexico police open fire on femicide protest in Cancún

Mary Trump on the end of Uncle Donald: all he has now is breaking things

Head Of DOJ's Election Crimes Unit Resigns After Barr Supports Trumps Presidential Power Grab

Biden Tells World Leaders 'It's Not America Alone' Anymore

Trump is gone, Netanyahu is next

France celebrates de Gaulle’s deep legacy on 50th anniversary of his death

Virgin Hyperloop hosts first human ride on new transport system

Music Education and the Birth of Motown

UK govt enacts U-turn, backs footballer Rashford's free school meals campaign

'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Dies At 80

Bolivians decorate skulls with sunglasses and cigarettes to honor the dead

Biden eyes GOP candidates for Cabinet slots

World leaders congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for election victory

U.S. allies greet Biden as next president despite Trump refusal to concede

Woman loses 22 relatives after landslide hits storm-hit Guatemalan village

On White House exit Trump must face massive cascage of legal woes

Luxury goods worth €600,000 stolen from Paris home of Saudi princess

Joyful celebrations erupt in US as Joe Biden beats Trump

Joe Biden wins, says ‘time for America to unite’: Live news

Donald Trump’s statement in full after Joe Biden declared winner

Democrats blame gerrymandering, campaign strategy for failure to flip state legislatures

The Colonization of the Ayahuasca Experience

Thousands of Facebook Groups buzzed with calls for violence ahead of U.S. election

Green New Deal Champion Chloe Maxmin Unseats Powerful GOP Incumbent in Rural Maine

Central America reels from tropical storm Eta, as death toll surpasses 100

Biden campaign says White House ‘trespassers’ can be escorted out

Long Voting Lines Are a Poll Tax

Ethiopia nears civil war as PM orders military into restive Tigray region

Twitter, Facebook flag Trump posts alleging election theft

UK, Australia among 72 nations offering ICC ‘unwavering support’

Garlic and Social Class

Athens finally gets a mosque

Remembering Robert Fisk: A mentor

'Choose Democracy, Stop a Coup:' Guerilla Street Mural in Oakland

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party Suspension Is About Crushing the Left

Judge rules Nevada ballot-counting legal in blow to Republicans

Who Helped Japanese Americans after Internment?

Robert Fisk, famed UK Middle East correspondent, dies aged 74

“We Never Made It to the Polls”: Police in North Carolina Pepper-Spray Voting March

Rescuers race to save whales in Sri Lanka’s biggest stranding

Glenn Greenwald: My Resignation From The Intercept

Friendly's Restaurants Files for Bankruptcy, But Restaurants to Remain Open

Austria: At least one killed, several wounded in Vienna shooting

U.S. Supreme Court hands narrow win to Black Lives Matter activist over protest incident

A cafe in Yemen run by women, for women

The Dead Eyes and Cold Heart of Jared Kushner

Remembering the Disaster at Hawks Nest

Texas court denies Republican-led effort to reject Houston votes

Travelers to New York must quarantine for three days, then get coronavirus test

Brazilians protest mandatory COVID-19 immunization, Chinese vaccine

Social Movements Can Win Even With a Hostile Supreme Court

Macron says he understands Muslims’ shock over prophet cartoons