Foreign Secretary indicates news represents victory for ‘private’ British diplomacy, and says he believes British grandfather Karl Andree will also be spared from lashes Ali Mohammed al-Nimr will not be executed for crimes he committed as a child in Saudi… Read More ›
Month: October 2015
Can a Venture Capitalist Jumpstart Illinois?
This man is ruining the entire state just so he can bust up the unions and forfeit the pension owed to state employees. He thinks he can force through his plan to make the rich richer. It isn’t working, and… Read More ›
White Savior Industrial Complex in Humanitarian Work Abroad
A white savior is someone who attempts to “fix” the problems of struggling communities of color. Often ignorant of the social, cultural, religious, and political complexities of these communities, white saviors paternalistically claim to “rescue” the so-called suffering victims of… Read More ›
Voices from the Palestinian uprising against Israel
Al Jazeera asked young Palestinians whether the current violence is a precursor to a general Intifada or not. In September, Jewish settlers backed by Israeli security forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem. The event triggered widescale… Read More ›
Bill Straub: With no real political principles, McConnell focused on one thing — winning
The Senate Republican Leader from Louisville has for decades been one of the staunchest defenders of the legislative tactic known as the filibuster, which essentially permits lawmakers from the minority party to coalesce and stop in its tracks legislation they… Read More ›
Syrian Coalition and Rebel Factions Vow To Address the Russian Aggression
The Syrian Coalition’s political committee met with representatives of rebel factions on Tuesday to discuss Russia’s airstrikes on Syria. They condemn the Russian aggression, calling on all military and revolutionary forces to address it as a bold aggression against the… Read More ›
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