Each Sunday in Cuba, hundreds of Cuban citizens march from St. Rita’s Church in Havana to a nearby park, demanding amnesty for political prisoners of the Castro regime. Known as Todos Marchamos (We All March), since January 2015 they have been using the marches to protest government repression, including arbitrary arrests and detention. Week after… Read more »
A recent new that has shocked millions everywhere is one about a group of racist Swedes marching through a public area and beating up anyone who looked non-European. It’s so shocking to most because most people thought that Sweden was perfect and something as horrible as “racism” was something that never happened there. If anything,… Read more »
The year end image etched on my mind is not of the US-Russian chess games in Syria but of how I saw the crisis being manufactured in that blighted land. Let me take advantage of the New Year and revisit stories to give you a perspective. On December 10, 2010, Mohammad Bouazizi set himself on… Read more »
One thing President Barack Obama got right in his recent address from the Oval Office: his analysis of “what ISIL is hoping for.” As he said, Islamic State wants to define “this fight as a war between America and Islam, so it hopes that the United States “abandons its values” and “gives into fear.” IS is a… Read more »
Torture by Iraqi militias: the report Washington did not want you to see.
Donald Trump likes to instigate controversy and keep media attention focused on his campaign for president. In a speech on Dec. 7, Trump, who is leading national polls for the Republican nomination, shocked the world when he called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” — until American leaders “can… Read more »