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Chevron Back in Venezuela: A Tale of US Imperialist Arrogance

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 15:41

The license granted to the oil giant offers next-to-no relief from Washington's wide-reaching and deadly sanctions program.

Biden Sides with Big Business & Urges Congress to Block Major Freight Rail Strike

Democracy Now - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 14:00
In labor news, President Biden has sided with big business and has urged Congress to intervene to block freight rail workers from going on strike, saying it could devastate the economy. On Monday, Biden asked lawmakers to quickly pass legislation to impose a labor deal that has been opposed by the majority of freight rail workers. Ron Kaminkow, a locomotive engineer and organizer for Railroad Workers United, spoke to Democracy Now! last night. “We could have seen Biden actually opt for telling Congress he would like to see Congress pass legislation that mediates an end to the conflict under which more favorable terms to the workers, which is to say a handful of sick days,” Kaminkow said. “And that’s what this has come down to.”

Democracy Now! 2022-11-29 Tuesday

Democracy Now - Tue, 11/29/2022 - 14:00
Democracy Now! 2022-11-29 Tuesday
  • Headlines for November 29, 2022
  • Abdullah Al-Arian on First Middle East World Cup & Western Media's "Orientalist Outlook"
  • "Sportswashing & Greenwashing": Ex-Soccer Player Jules Boykoff on Qatar Hosting World Cup
  • NYC DA Asks Judge to Drop Murder Charges Against Domestic Abuse Survivor Tracy McCarter

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Tales of Resistance: Small Loans and Big Businesses

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 11/28/2022 - 18:52

VA columnist Jessica Dos Santos reflects on a banking system that is very much tilted in favor of larger companies.

Democracy Now! 2022-11-28 Monday

Democracy Now - Mon, 11/28/2022 - 14:00
Democracy Now! 2022-11-28 Monday
  • Headlines for November 28, 2022
  • From Xinjiang to Shanghai, Protests Grow in China over COVID Restrictions After Fatal Apartment Fire
  • Will Missouri Stay Execution of Kevin Johnson, Case Tainted by Racism, or Let Daughter Witness Death?
  • "A Forgotten Conflict": Sahrawi Activists Slam Moroccan Greenwashing Amid Western Sahara Occupation

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Venezuelan Gov’t and Opposition Sign ‘Social Agreement’, US Approves Chevron License

Venezuelanalysis - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 19:59

Following the renewed talks in Mexico, Washington issued an expanded sanctions waiver for Chevron to partly resume its Venezuela operations.

Vi trenger en ny politikk for offentlig IT

Attac - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 14:26
Helseplattformen som innføres i Midt-Norge har vært fulgt av skandaler og ansatte som fortviler over tungvinte løsninger. Det trengs en ny politikk for offentlig IT som er tett på de som skal bruke løsningene og som sikrer demokratisk kontroll.

Democracy Now! 2022-11-25 Friday

Democracy Now - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 14:00
Democracy Now! 2022-11-25 Friday
  • Black Friday Special: Howard Zinn & Voices of a People's History of the United States
  • "You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train": Remembering the People's Historian Howard Zinn at 100

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Democracy Now! 2022-11-24 Thursday

Democracy Now - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 14:00
Democracy Now! 2022-11-24 Thursday
  • Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Thanksgiving, Settler Colonialism & Continuing Indigenous Resistance
  • Dr. Gabor Maté on "The Myth of Normal," Healing in a Toxic Culture & How Capitalism Fuels Addiction

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Operation Cosette: Hugo Chávez’ Cultural Revolution

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 22:38

Venezuelanalysis writer Andreína Chávez writes about the Bolivarian Revolution's cultural policies, their impact, and present-day versions.

[UPDATED] Venezuela: Coffee Producers Stage Protest, Demand Gov’t Action

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 20:59

Campesinos called for “emergency measures” to ensure that they are not forced to sell crops at a loss.

Democracy Now! 2022-11-23 Wednesday

Democracy Now - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 14:00
Democracy Now! 2022-11-23 Wednesday
  • Headlines for November 23, 2022
  • Defiance in Iran: Despite Crackdown, Anti-Government Protests May Grow into "Nationwide Revolution"
  • Noam Chomsky on Legacy of Radical Historian Staughton Lynd, Who Protested Korea, Vietnam & Iraq Wars
  • Filipino Climate Activist Yeb Saño on COP27, Climate Reparations & Philippines' New President Marcos

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Jeg tenker vel at de har

Comments - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 22:01

Jeg tenker vel at de har levd et priviligert og skjermet liv.

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Venezuelan VP Meets UN Human Rights Chief to Examine Negative US Sanction Impact

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 21:22

Calling the meeting “very important and fruitful”, Rodríguez asked Türk to consider the consequences of unilateral measures on the enjoyment of human rights in more than 30 countries.

Democracy Now! 2022-11-22 Tuesday

Democracy Now - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 14:00
Democracy Now! 2022-11-22 Tuesday
  • Headlines for November 22, 2022
  • Family of British-Egyptian Political Prisoner Alaa Abd El-Fattah on Their Struggle for His Freedom

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Hva mener du om folk som

Comments - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 16:24

Hva mener du om folk som sier at det "ikke finnes fattigdom i Norge, bare folk som er mindre styrtrike enn andre"

Tro det eller ei, det finnes noen som snakker slik!

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En ny trussel mot norsk jordbruk

Attac - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 15:43
Tjenestefiseringen er en trussel mot norsk landbruk. Dette er ikke en teknologisk endring som vi lydig skal godkjenne og tilpasse oss. Det er en politisk agenda som vi må bekjempe sammen.

Democracy Now! 2022-11-21 Monday

Democracy Now - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 14:00
Democracy Now! 2022-11-21 Monday
  • Headlines for November 21, 2022
  • U.N. Climate Summit Agrees to Historic Loss and Damage Fund But Rejects Calls to Phase Out Fossil Fuels
  • "An Act of Hate": 5 Dead in Shooting at Colorado LGBTQ Club on Eve of Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • World Cup in Qatar Is "Deadliest Major Sporting Event" in History, Built on a Decade of Forced Labor

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An Alternative to Capitalist Hierarchies: A Conversation with the Cecosesola Co-op

Venezuelanalysis - Sun, 11/20/2022 - 05:01

A Venezuelan cooperative network that recently received the “Alternative Nobel Prize” tells its story.

Venezuela: Popular Power Legislation to Be Revised as Communards Demand More Protagonism

Venezuelanalysis - Sun, 11/20/2022 - 04:06

Commune spokespeople urged the Maduro government to boost grassroots efforts against "the metabolism of capital."