March 26, 2017
Israel

The Useless Nations and their hatred of Israel

March 26, 2017 Doug Hagin 0

Via Doug Ross By Anne Bayefsky According to the U.N.’s top human rights body, Israel is the worst human rights violator in the world today. That’s the result of the latest session of the UN Human Rights Council which wrapped up in Geneva on Friday by adopting five times more [Read More]

World

U.S., Mexico + 12 other countries to challenge Venezuela

March 23, 2017 FaustaW 0

The WSJ reports that, for the first time in twelve years (emphasis added), Fourteen nations plan to issue a joint statement in coming days calling on the government of President Nicolás Maduro to release political prisoners, return full powers to the National Assembly and set a timetable to hold regional [Read More]

Social Issues

What’s the Secret of Our Success?

March 21, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

There’s a lot of stewing about the World Happiness Report and that the people of the United States, apparently, aren’t as happy as they used to be. At Bloomberg View Leonid Bershidsky remarks: Wealth is easy to quantify, so many governments concentrate on fixing this variable. That appears to be [Read More]

World

The People Have Spoken

March 18, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

The Dutch people have spoken but what the heck have they said? Parliamentary elections in the Netherlands took place on Wednesday. The euroskeptic anti-immigrant anti-Muslim candidate Geert Wilders’s party came in second with 13% of the vote (compared with the 21% showing of the center-right party that garnered the largest [Read More]

World

Mexico: Mass grave with 253 skulls found in Veracruz

March 16, 2017 FaustaW 0

Grieving Mothers Lead Authorities to Mass Grave in Mexico. Amid soaring violence in Veracruz, Mexico, a group founded by mothers of missing people discovered what may be the country’s largest mass grave. More than 250 skulls have been recovered so far. Horrible: Last Mother’s Day, a few dozen women, all [Read More]

World

Assange: Hugo Chavez’s virtues “shook the world”

March 10, 2017 FaustaW 0

Julian Assange, still hiding in full view at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, sent a letter to the XV Encounter of the Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defence of Humanity, held in Caracas, Venezuela (who knew there was such a thing?) earlier this week, praising Hugo Chávez, [Read More]

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