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Venezuela: Defunct Opposition Parliament Approves Debt Deadline Extension

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 08/10/2023 - 22:10

The move, which had been previously proposed by the Maduro government, will deter litigation over defaulted bonds.

Democracy Now! 2023-08-10 Thursday

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Democracy Now! 2023-08-10 Thursday
  • Headlines for August 10, 2023
  • Horace Campbell on Opposing Military Intervention in Niger & Disastrous U.S./French Role in Africa
  • Why Is Ukraine Prosecuting Pacifist Yurii Sheliazhenko for "Justifying Russian Aggression"?
  • U.S. Activists Arrested at European Air Bases Protesting U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stationed There

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Venezuela Warns Against ‘Commodification’ of Amazon Biodiversity at Rainforest Summit

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 08/09/2023 - 21:16

The use of the region’s resources for the benefit of all without infringing on countries’ sovereignty was a common desire expressed by representatives at the summit.

False Arrest of Pregnant Woman in Detroit Highlights Racial Bias in Facial Recognition Technology

Democracy Now - Wed, 08/09/2023 - 13:00
Part 2 of our conversation with Porcha Woodruff, a pregnant woman in Detroit who was wrongfully arrested and jailed for robbery and carjacking. A month after her arrest, prosecutors dropped the case because the Detroit police had made the arrest based on a faulty AI, artificial intelligence, facial recognition match.

Democracy Now! 2023-08-09 Wednesday

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Democracy Now! 2023-08-09 Wednesday
  • Headlines for August 09, 2023
  • Nina Turner: Ohio Voters Have Rejected GOP Power Grab in Victory for Democracy & Abortion Access
  • "Horrendous": Black Men Tortured by White Mississippi Police "Goon Squad" React to Guilty Pleas
  • Meet Porcha Woodruff, Detroit Woman Jailed While 8 Months Pregnant After False AI Facial Recognition

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The US Plot to Finalize the Theft of Venezuela’s Oil

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 08/08/2023 - 15:53

BAR Executive Editor Margaret Kimberley examines the impact of US coercive measures after a recent anti-sanctions fact-finding mission.

Democracy Now! 2023-08-08 Tuesday

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Democracy Now! 2023-08-08 Tuesday
  • Headlines for August 08, 2023
  • Is Biden Risking War with Iran as U.S. Deploys Marines to Guard Commercial Ships in the Persian Gulf?
  • Will Biden Stop Texas from Separating Asylum-Seeking Families at Border Under Operation Lone Star?
  • "Broken System": NYC Says It Has No More Room for Asylum Seekers as Advocates Demand Long-Term Shelter
  • Will Abu Ghraib Torture Victims Finally Get Their Day in Court? CACI Lawsuit Will Proceed to Trial

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Democracy Now! 2023-08-07 Monday

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Democracy Now! 2023-08-07 Monday
  • Headlines for August 07, 2023
  • Freedom vs. Compelled Birth: Dorothy Roberts on Abortion Fights in Texas, Ohio & Across the U.S.
  • "It's a Way of Reparations": Why Henrietta Lacks Settlement Matters for Bioethics & Racial Justice
  • Pregnant Woman's False Arrest in Detroit Shows "Racism Gets Embedded" in Facial Recognition Technology
  • #SayHerName: Kimberlé Crenshaw on Black Women Killed by Police & DeSantis's New Pro-Slavery Curriculum

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Venezuela, the Decolonial Alternative: A Conversation with Ramón Grosfoguel (Part I)

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 08/04/2023 - 17:28

A distinguished author from the decolonial tradition discusses the relationship between colonialism and imperialism.

Democracy Now! 2023-08-04 Friday

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Democracy Now! 2023-08-04 Friday
  • Headlines for August 04, 2023
  • Trump & the KKK Act: Carol Anderson on Reconstruction-Era Voting Rights Law Cited in Trump Indictment
  • Blowback in Africa: U.S.-Trained Officer Overthrows Pro-U.S. Leader in Niger, Site of U.S. Drone Base

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Venezuela: Gov’t Presents Plan to Clean Up Oil-Contaminated Maracaibo Lake

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 08/04/2023 - 00:25

A team of experts is working alongside the community to decontaminate Maracaibo Lake from waste, microalgae and oil leaking from corroded pipelines.

Hate Is Taught, Whereas Love Is Automatic

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 08/02/2023 - 21:33

VA writer Andreína Chávez takes stock of worrying attacks against the LGBTQI+ community and argues that the Bolivarian Process should not let them fester.

Venezuela-Trinidad Gas Project Stalls Over US Sanctions as PDVSA Boosts Fuel Output

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 08/01/2023 - 20:42

The Maduro government has steadfastly refused to accept US terms that bar Venezuela from receiving cash payments from the project.

Politics of the Commons: The Open-Ended History of Communes

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 07/31/2023 - 23:05

VA columnist Reinaldo Iturriza looks back at the history of communes and how they are supposed to be more than "appendages" of state institutions.

Anti-Imperialist Committee Holds ‘Hearing’ on Venezuela Sanctions and Impact

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 07/31/2023 - 03:09

The tribunal heard from experts and activists before issuing a statement that "unequivocally denounce[d] the US imperialist hybrid war" on Venezuela.

Venezuela: LGBTQI+ Groups Demand Justice for 33 Gay Men Arrested in Raid

Venezuelanalysis - Sat, 07/29/2023 - 19:17

Human rights collectives are demanding justice after the arbitrary arrest and public humiliation of 33 LGBTQI+ men in a controversial case.

Tales of Resistance: God Was Missing but Chávez Went There

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 07/27/2023 - 23:48

On Hugo Chávez's 69th birthday, Jessica Dos Santos reflects on the revolutionary leader's legacy in Venezuela.

– Feil at vi omgir oss med psykopater på alle kanter - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 04:00
Mange synes at psykopati er spennende og vil med skrekkblandet fryd vite mer om det, tror den svenske psykopatiforskeren Karolina Sörman.

– Beinskjørhet kan stoppes med rødkløver - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 04:00
Rødkløver har samme effekt som østrogen på nedbrytningen av skjelettet, men uten bivirkningene, sier forsker.

Ble kaptein Scott forrådt på Sydpolen? - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 04:00
Engelskmennene tapte kappløpet til Sydpolen mot Roald Amundsen i 1911. En av deres egne kan ha stukket kjepper i hjulene for ekspedisjonen.