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Democracy Now! 2023-03-24 Friday

Democracy Now - Fri, 03/24/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-24 Friday
  • Headlines for March 24, 2023
  • "France Is Furious": Anger Grows at Macron for Raising Retirement Age as Millions Strike & Protest
  • Rep. Ro Khanna on Regulating Banks, TikTok, China, Ukraine & His Vote on the "Horrors of Socialism"
  • The Candidate and the Spy: James Bamford on Israel's Secret Collusion with Trump to Win 2016 Race
  • Cop City: Judge Denies Bond to People Rounded Up in Mass Arrest for Opposing Police Training Facility

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Venezuela Stacks $21.2B in Unpaid Oil Sales, Maduro Appoints New Minister

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/23/2023 - 23:17

Pedro Tellechea takes charge of the oil industry amidst a high-level corruption probe that revealed $3.6 billion in losses from untracked crude sales.

Iraqi Journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad on How 2003 U.S. Invasion Led to Brutal Civil War & Rise of ISIS

Democracy Now - Thu, 03/23/2023 - 13:00
In Part 2 of our interview with award-winning Iraqi journalist and author Ghaith Abdul-Ahad about the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and what followed, he discusses in detail how the 2003 U.S.-led invasion led to a brutal civil war and the rise of ISIS. He also discusses traveling to Syria and the rise of sectarianism, which he examines in his new book, A Stranger in Your Own City: Travels in the Middle East’s Long War.

Democracy Now! 2023-03-23 Thursday

Democracy Now - Thu, 03/23/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-23 Thursday
  • Headlines for March 23, 2023
  • A Police Killing Inside a Hospital: Ben Crump on Death of Irvo Otieno During Mental Health Crisis
  • "Disaster": Iraqi Journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad on U.S. Invasion, Sanctions, Occupation & What's Next

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Democracy Now! 2023-03-22 Wednesday

Democracy Now - Wed, 03/22/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-22 Wednesday
  • Headlines for March 22, 2023
  • Andrew Bacevich on China's Rise as Global Superpower & Decline of U.S. Empire After Iraq Invasion
  • The U.S. Owes Iraq "Just Compensation": Muslim Peacemaker Sami Rasouli on 2003 Invasion & Aftermath

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Venezuela Oil Minister Resigns Amidst Corruption Crackdown

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 03/21/2023 - 17:54

President Nicolás Maduro said that those engaged in unscrupulous behavior were betraying the values of the Bolivarian Revolution.

Democracy Now! 2023-03-21 Tuesday

Democracy Now - Tue, 03/21/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-21 Tuesday
  • Headlines for March 21, 2023
  • "Stop Dirty Banks": Bill McKibben & Ben Jealous on Ending Big Bank Funding for Fossil Fuel Expansion
  • U.N. Warns "Climate Time Bomb Is Ticking" as Cyclone Freddy Death Toll Tops 560 in Malawi & Mozambique
  • Remembering Mozambican Rapper Azagaia: Police Crack Down on Protests After Death of Cultural Icon
  • War Made Easy: Norman Solomon on How Mainstream Media Helped Pave Way for U.S. Invasion of Iraq

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Democracy Now! 2023-03-20 Monday

Democracy Now - Mon, 03/20/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-20 Monday
  • Headlines for March 20, 2023
  • "Catastrophic": Iraqi Writers Sinan Antoon & Feurat Alani Reflect on U.S. Invasion 20 Years Later

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Self-Governance in Times of Blockade: El Sur Existe Commune (Part II)

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 03/17/2023 - 14:30

Communal organizers talk about the impact of US-led sanctions and about their innovative forms of self-rule.

Climate Change & War: How U.S. Military Emissions Factor into Costs of War & Shape Military Policy

Democracy Now - Fri, 03/17/2023 - 13:00
In an extended interview, we speak with Neta Crawford, co-director of the Costs of War Project at Brown University, about her book, The Pentagon, Climate Change, and War: Charting the Rise and Fall of U.S. Military Emissions.

Democracy Now! 2023-03-17 Friday

Democracy Now - Fri, 03/17/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-17 Friday
  • Headlines for March 17, 2023
  • Never Again: Human Rights Groups & Japanese Americans Warn Biden Against Jailing Migrant Families
  • Julian Assange's Father & Brother Speak Out on His Jailing, Press Freedom & New Documentary "Ithaka"
  • Blood and Treasure: Documenting the Costs of Iraq War from Civilian Casualties to Trillions Spent

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Venezuela Looks to Russian, Mideast Partners to Jumpstart Stagnant Oil Output

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/16/2023 - 21:31

The sanctions-hit industry has been further hurt by restrictive licenses and unreliable intermediaries.

Democracy Now! 2023-03-16 Thursday

Democracy Now - Thu, 03/16/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-16 Thursday
  • Headlines for March 16, 2023
  • Blinken Visits Niger, Home to U.S. Drone Base, as Biden Moves to Counter China & Russia in Africa
  • Will Peace Hold in Tigray? Blinken Visits Ethiopia Four Months After Truce Reached to End War
  • Death, Destruction & Resilience: Nadje Al-Ali on the 20th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion of Iraq

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SVB-kollapsen: same procedure as every year, James

Attac - Thu, 03/16/2023 - 11:33
Kollapsen i banken SVB viser hvordan den underregulerte teknologibransjen henger sammen med den underregulerte finansnæringen.

På vei mot en skattekonvensjon?

Attac - Wed, 03/15/2023 - 14:07
Attac har sammen med flere andre organisasjoner levert et innspill til UD om hvordan Norge bør forholde seg til forslaget i FN om internasjonalt skattesamarbeid.

Democracy Now! 2023-03-15 Wednesday

Democracy Now - Wed, 03/15/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-15 Wednesday
  • Headlines for March 15, 2023
  • Jeremy Scahill on Growing Proxy War Between U.S. and Russia & Downing of U.S. Drone in Black Sea
  • The Nord Stream Bombing: Jeremy Scahill on Why U.S. Remains Most Likely Culprit in Pipeline Sabotage
  • "Catastrophic": Trump-Appointed Judge in Texas May Restrict Abortion Pill Mifepristone Nationwide
  • Mexico's Missing: 100,000+ Cases Unsolved as Leaked Military Docs Shed New Light on Ayotzinapa 43

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Venezuela: Popular Movements Rally to Demand Justice for Fallen Campesino Leader

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 03/14/2023 - 19:28

The Attorney General’s Office and the National Assembly pledged to investigate the assassination of Carlos Bolívar.

Full støtte til kampen for samiske rettigheter på Fosen!

Attac - Tue, 03/14/2023 - 13:23
Uttalelse vedtatt av Attac Norges landsmøte 05. mars 2023, endelig vedtatt av styret 14. mars Attac støtter aksjonistene som ved bruk av sivil ulydighet kjemper for at høyesterettsdommen om Storheia og Roan vindparks/statens pågående brudd på urfolksrettigheter vil bli etterfulgt, det vil si å fjerne vindmøllene på Fosen. Representanter fra Fovsen Njaarke sijte (Fosen reinbeitedistrikt)… Les mer »Full støtte til kampen for samiske rettigheter på Fosen!

Democracy Now! 2023-03-14 Tuesday

Democracy Now - Tue, 03/14/2023 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2023-03-14 Tuesday
  • Headlines for March 14, 2023
  • How Silicon Valley Bank & Signature Bank Lobbied to Weaken Regulations That Could Have Prevented Collapse
  • Autopsy Suggests "Cop City" Protester Sitting Cross-Legged, Hands Up, When Shot 14 Times by Police

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Venezuela’s Maduro Confirms No Early Elections, Gov’t Hardens Stance Against US-EU Demands

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 03/13/2023 - 20:51

“We do not care what imperialism or the oligarchies think about the political, social, and economic life of Venezuela,” said Maduro.