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ibtimes.com: Cold War 2016? Russia Hopes To Open Cuba, Vietnam Military Bases, Expand Presence Around World

[ibtimes.com] Russia does presently have several military bases aboard, but most are near its borders, in the Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Belarus. It did have bases in Cuba and Vietnam as late as the early 2000s, but those were closed, according to BBC News.With its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine two years ago, on-and-off […]

Podcast: ‘Anti-Intellectualism is More Than Partisan Politics – it’s Anti-Progress’ — APNS Public Radyo

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks extemporaneously on the issue of institutional anti-intellectualism and why is it inherently dangerous to coddle those who bully the general society and targeted groups/populations into accepting their marginalisation as ‘right’ and obedience to their xenophobic, right-wing sociopolitical ideas and utterly paranoid religious fundamentalism. The discourse also includes an examination of Israeli Prime Minister […]

IDF Continues ‘Acts of Genocide’ Against Indigenous Arab Palestinians Under ‘Operation Protective Edge’ As the International Community Observes | APNS Novaĵagentejo

US-Supported Israel Defence Forces Continue ‘Acts of Genocide’ Against Indigenous Arab Palestinians Under ‘Operation Protective Edge’ As the International Community Observes  APNS /North America [08.06.2014] – As the State of Israel began extracting its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning in observance of another (72-hour) ceasefire, the SOI and factions representing the […]

We killed Griquatown family – AWB member – Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

She said she also gave an affidavit to the police in Middleburg, where she is currently incarcerated while awaiting trial for possession of explosives and ammunition. She will appear in the Carolina Magistrate’s Court on November 28 on these charges.She said she was transferred to Kimberley so that she could meet the accused’s defence team.She […]

This Is How Private Prison Companies Make Millions Even When Crime Rates Fall | Mother Jones

You might be wondering: What happens when crime drops and prison populations dwindle in states that agreed to keep their private prisons 80 percent or 90 percent full? Consider Colorado. The state’s crime rate has sunk by a third in the past decade, and since 2009, five state-run prisons have shuttered because they weren’t needed. […]

Police Kill Unarmed Jonathan Ferrell Former Football Player Just Needed Help After Car Crash

Police Kill Unarmed Jonathan Ferrell Former Football Player Just Needed Help After Car Crash. Police in North Carolina shot and killed a man running toward them Saturday morning — but he may have just been looking for help after a car wreck. Officers responded to a “breaking and entering” 911 call at a home in […]

Canada nixes UN review of violence on aboriginal women – Manitoba – CBC News

Canada’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva, Elissa Golberg, offered a brief rebuttal to Belarus, but did not engage directly with the other countries that criticized Canada.”Canada is proud of its human-rights record, and our peaceful and diverse society,” Golberg told the one-hour session. While no society is entirely free of discrimination, she noted, Canada […]

U.S. secretly backed Syrian opposition groups, cables released by WikiLeaks show – Washington Post

The U.S. money for Syrian opposition figures began flowing under President George W. Bush after he effectively froze political ties with Damascus in 2005. The financial backing has continued under President Obama, even as his administration sought to rebuild relations with Assad. In January, the White House posted an ambassador to Damascus for the first […]

Leonard Peltier International Tribunal-US Government on Trial- NativeNewsNetwork

“We have an oral tradition. In this way, the stories about our 500 years of oppression have been passed down through the generations. Now, we have the means to record that history and share it with the world. The Leonard Peltier International Tribunal on the Abuse of Indigenous Human Rights will tell our stories with […]

Houston Police Cleared of Wrongdoing in Hundreds of Shootings | Democracy Now!

A new investigative report is raising questions about accountability for alleged abuses and unlawful shootings by the Houston police. According to the Texas Observer, investigators have ruled that Houston officers were justified every single time in 550 incidents involving the shooting of a citizen or animal between 2007 and 2012. One of the slain victims […]

4th World Radyo: European Atheism and Latent Intellectual Imperialism 09.04.2013 | APNS Public Radyo

Summary : TheAngryindian takes a Five-Percent look at the public discourse surrounding accusations of Islamophobia, xenophobia and white privilege against UK atheism activists Prof. Richard Dawkins and freethinker/social gadfly Stephen Fry and whether or not such charges actually make any sense. Religion, spirituality and its sociopolitical dynamics are discussed including a talk by Uhuru Movement […]

WikiLeaks Criminal Complaint Claims U.S. Seized Leaked Garani Bombing Video – Forbes

“I am informed by my legal advisors that this formal document may trigger an investigation and that independent judicial bodies may seek explanations of the responsible authorities as a result,” writes Assange in his statement to the Swedish government. “I request that Swedish judicial authorities act swiftly to question and arrest if necessary those who […]

Capitalism will never refuse a profit from misery…

Cluster bombs are banned by 83 nations. The world recoiled in horror when it learned that Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad‘s forces have killed children with such weapons. But that isn’t stopping the U.S. military from selling $640 million worth of American-made cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, despite the near-universal revulsion at such weapons, and […]

‘Trayvon Martin could have been me,’ Obama tells press corps | Toronto Star

WASHINGTON—You can be black. You can be candid about the pain of race in America. You can be the president of the United States. But if you’re Barack Obama, combining each of those conditions at the same time has been the electrified third rail of his historic presidency. America’s first ever African-American leader built two […]

Read Roger Goodell’s Letter To Congress Defending The Redskins Name

Unfortunately, NFL Commissioner Goodell’s letter is another attempt to justify a racial slur on behalf of Dan Snyder and other NFL owners who appear to be only concerned with earning ever larger profits, even if it means exploiting a racist stereotype of Native Americans. For the head of a multi-billion dollar sports league to embrace […]

Cellmate or not, indeterminate SHU confinement is torture | San Francisco Bay View

It has recently been suggested that those confined to these sensory deprivation torture units indefinitely, but who have a cellie, are not in “solitary confinement,” as though another human occupying a space not even large enough for one will somehow mitigate the deleterious effects of this isolation. It doesn’t. The only marked difference is the […]

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