Famine Plagues Somalia, Yemen Amid US Military Adventurism, Empire Building

In Somalia, a U.S.-led “war on terror” has led to a rise in extremism that has exacerbated the country’s famine, while in Yemen, a Saudi blockade has prevented much-needed food from reaching its people. And yet, many in the West remain unaware of their plight.
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Healthcare Breaks Washington – And Both Parties Are To Blame

Developed countries around the world enjoy universal healthcare while Americans struggle with inadequate coverage. While many are quick to scapegoat Republicans for this problem, Democrats – and the Big Pharma companies that fund them – are just as much to blame.

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America’s “Shadow War” In Somalia Gets A Fresh Start Under Trump

U.S. airstrikes in Somalia have killed over 400 people in the last eight years as part of a quiet war on “terrorism.” Parts of the country have been designated as “active war zones,” allowing for more strikes to take place with little to no oversight.

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Yale Graduate Teachers Launch Hunger Strike Over Bid To Unionize

“Because we have waited for years for the Yale administration to come to the negotiating table.” The Yale administration has kept them waiting. “So we decided to wait without eating.” Continue reading

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Israel, Saudi Arabia Join Forces To Champion War With Iran

Despite having no official diplomatic relations, Saudi Arabia and Israel do have a common goal: targeting and isolating Iran, and ending its support of the Syrian government. Their sabre-rattling may become more than just talk, as they continue to receive money and arms from the U.S.

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Flint Residents Struggle To Have Voices Heard As Crisis Continues & Media Moves On

“We are not going to stop until we see justice for Flint, but we hope to be a good example for all other cities fighting this same uphill battle.” This Michigan city is still struggling with lead-contaminated water, a struggle that reflects a hidden lead crisis brewing in cities nationwide.

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