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Extended Conversation with Vicky Ward on "Kushner, Inc."

Democracy Now - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:00
Web-only extended interview with investigative journalist Vicky Ward, author of “Kushner, Inc.: Greed. Ambition. Corruption. The Extraordinary Story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.”

Our History Is the Future: Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Indigenous Resistance to Climate Change

Democracy Now - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:00
As Nebraska and the U.S. Midwest recover from devastating climate change-fueled floods, we continue our interview with Lakota historian Nick Estes on how two centuries of indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming “Water is life.” Estes’s new book is titled Our History Is the Future. He is a co-founder of the indigenous resistance group The Red Nation and a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe.

Democracy Now! 2019-03-22 Friday

Democracy Now - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2019-03-22 Friday
  • Headlines for March 22, 2019
  • Human Rights Attorney to Trump: "Israel Is Not Interested in the Golan Heights for Security"
  • "Remember the South": Devastating Cyclone Idai Another Example of Global South Paying for Polluters
  • "Water Is Life": Midwestern Floods Threaten Indigenous Communities at Forefront of Climate Crisis

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Evgeny Morozov om de globale teknologigigantene

Attac - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:54
Hvilken rolle har de globale teknologi-gigantene i offentligheten og i det geopolitiske landskapet? Se Evgeny Morozovs innledning for Attac Norges landsmøte her.

Saken er sitert i en

Comments - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:20
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En viktig internasjonal

Comments - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:06

En viktig internasjonal utfylling om media og terror: https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/20/muslim-terror-attacks-pr...

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Democracy Now! 2019-03-21 Thursday

Democracy Now - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2019-03-21 Thursday
  • Headlines for March 21, 2019
  • The Hidden U.S. Air War in Somalia: Amnesty Accuses U.S. of Possible War Crimes for Civilian Deaths
  • Anti-Government Protests Continue in Haiti; New Details Emerge About Role of U.S. Mercenaries
  • Kushner, Inc.: Vicky Ward on How Jared and Ivanka's Greed & Ambition Compromise U.S. Foreign Policy

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Uber i Norge: Kapital, teknologi og arbeid

Attac - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:04
Ubers teknologi er framheva som brukervennlig og effektiv, men underlegger sjåførene noen betingelser som ikke kan betegnes som videre arbeidervennlige.

Okwui Enwezor, Noted Curator and Promoter of African Art, Dies at 55

Democracy Now - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:00
Renowned Nigerian art curator Okwui Enwezor has died at age 55 after a battle with cancer. Enwezor was the director of the Haus der Kunst museum in Munich, Germany, until last year. He was also an art critic, educator, editor and writer. He worked to put African art and artists center stage, as well as women artists. In 1994, he founded Nka, a magazine for contemporary African art. His exhibit “The Short Century,” celebrating African art and independence movements, was hailed as a landmark exhibition. Enwezor was the first African-born chief curator of the Venice Biennale and was widely credited for bringing political art back to the prestigious festival. Democracy Now! spoke to Okwui Enwezor in Venice in 2015.

Court Upholds Chicago Officer's 7-Year Sentence for Killing Unarmed Black Teenager Laquan McDonald

Democracy Now - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:00
The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than 7-year prison sentence for former police officer Jason Van Dyke, who was found guilty last year of second-degree murder for killing African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014. The court denied a request by the state’s attorney general to resentence Van Dyke on Tuesday. Van Dyke, who is white, was found guilty on 16 counts of aggravated battery—one count for each of the 16 bullets he fired at McDonald. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul petitioned the state Supreme Court to vacate Van Dyke’s second-degree murder sentence and instead impose a sentence on each of the 16 counts. If the petition had been granted, Van Dyke could have faced up to 96 years in prison. The news that Van Dyke will not be resentenced has sparked criticism in Chicago. We speak with Flint Taylor, an attorney with People’s Law Office and author of “The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago,” and Lilia Fernández, a professor of history and Latino studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of “Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago.”

Democracy Now! 2019-03-20 Wednesday

Democracy Now - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2019-03-20 Wednesday
  • Headlines for March 20, 2019
  • Trump & Bolsonaro Join Forces to Back Regime Change in Venezuela & to Attack Media as "Fake News"
  • The Torture Machine: Flint Taylor on Chicago Police Brutality from Fred Hampton to Today
  • The Roots of Police Violence in Chicago: How Cops Have Targeted Communities of Color for Decades

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Democracy Now! 2019-03-19 Tuesday

Democracy Now - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2019-03-19 Tuesday
  • Headlines for March 19, 2019
  • "They Are Us": New Zealand Mourns After Mosque Attacks Killed 50 Including Refugees & Immigrants
  • ACLU: The U.S. Is Acting Like an Authoritarian Regime by Barring ICC Officials Probing War Crimes
  • The Military-Industrial Complex: Trump's Ties to Boeing in Spotlight Amid Probes of 737 MAX 8 Jets

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Democracy Now! 2019-03-18 Monday

Democracy Now - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2019-03-18 Monday
  • Headlines for March 18, 2019
  • After Deadly 1996 Massacre, Australia Overhauled Its Gun Laws. New Zealand Now Plans to Do the Same
  • State-Sponsored Islamophobia & Trump's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Embolden Right-Wing Terrorists
  • Former Neo-Nazi: President Trump May Be Complicit in Growing Threat of White Supremacy
  • A Global Strike for Climate Change: 1.4 Million Students Walk Out of Class Demanding Action

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Vi kan få en av de mest invaderende lovene i Europa

Attac - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:53
Vi har så mye tillit i Norge at vi tar den for gitt. Nå er vi i ferd med å få en av de mest invaderende e-lovene i Europa, og det skjer like under nesene våre.

Høyre størst?

Klassekampen - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:28
• Det er under seks måneder igjen til høstens kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalg. Nettstedet Poll of polls har gjennomført en beregning basert på målinger som omfatter 45 kommuner. Her antydes det at det blir kamp på kniven mellom Ap og Høyre om hvem som blir landets største parti. Det vil i tilfelle være et politisk jordskjelv sammenliknet med forrige kommunevalg da Ap fikk 33 prosent og Høyre 23,2 prosent. I Poll of Polls beregning, som dekker perioden juni i fjor til mars i år,...

Endetida for tysk kull

Klassekampen - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:28
KUTT: Tyskland går inn i den største omstillingen siden krigen. I mer enn hundre år har det svarte kullet bygget landet og splittet familier.

Hun banner i Høyre-kirka

Klassekampen - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:28
ULIKT HØYRE: Heidi Nordby Lunde refser eget parti i ulikhets­debatten og mener Høyre må ta et oppgjør om skatte­dogmer.

På vei mot en løsning?

Klassekampen - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:28
To bøker. To teorier. En av dem skal være politiets hovedspor for øyeblikket. Skal det bli «true crime»-sjangeren som oppklarer mordet på Olof Palme?

"This Country Needs to Get Its Priorities Straight": Voices from NYC School Strike for Climate

Democracy Now - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 13:00
Hundreds of thousands of students in over 100 countries went on a “school strike for climate” demanding immediate, urgent action to curb global warming. When New York City students rallied outside City Hall, Democracy Now! was there and spoke to some of the attendees. Today’s mass protests were sparked by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has skipped school every Friday to sit outside the Swedish parliament to demand leaders act on climate. Watch our interview with Greta at the 24th U.N. climate summit in Katowice, Poland.

New Zealand

Klassekampen - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:02
• I går våknet vi opp til nyheten om at muslimer samlet til fredagsbønn i New Zealand hadde blitt angrepet av en høyreekstrem skytter. Da Klassekampen gikk i trykken i går var 49 mennesker bekreftet døde, mens over 20 er alvorlig skadd eller kritisk såret. Terroristen var tungt bevæpnet og skjøt mot alle. Samtidig filmet han det som skjedde, og han hadde på forhånd lastet opp et dokument på nett hvor han redegjør for sin begrunnelse for å gjennomføre angrepene. Likhetene med Anders...