President Bill Clinton’s favorite freedom fighter just got indicted for mass murder, torture, kidnapping, and other crimes against humanity. In 1999, the Clinton administration launched a 78-day bombing campaign that killed up to 1500 civilians in Serbia and Kosovo
Forgoing our links with European suppliers makes no sense economically or health-wise Source: We are what we eat, so we’re right not to trust what goes into American food | Food | The Guardian
A peaceful protest movement confronts a lawless police culture. Source: Police Attacks Fueled by Violent Ideology of Grievance
Murdered student’s mother and rights groups condemn $1.2bn deal approved by Giuseppe Conte Source: Family of Giulio Regeni ‘betrayed’ by Italian PM over arms sale to Egypt | Italy | The Guardian
It was a bare-knuckle brawl of the first order. It took place in Washington, D.C., and it resulted in a KO. The winners? Lobbyists and the defense industry. The losers? Us. And odds on, you didn’t even know that it happened.
Julian called me a little earlier on, at 14.22 London time to be precise. From Belmarsh High Security Prison of course. This is not the first time but, as you can imagine, every time I hear his voi… Source: Julian Assange just called. To talk about the pandemic’s effect on capitalism & politics! – Yanis Varoufakis
In 2007, Tony Benn – who was an MP for Bristol for 20 years – gave a speech discussing the legacy of slavery, the fight which brought it down and the ideal of common humanity which powers progressive struggles. Source: Tony Benn on the Legacy of Slavery
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This week marks the 20th anniversary of the historic protests in Seattle that shut down a meeting of the World Trade Organization, but it also marks the time when the first Independent Media Center came to life.
It is Italy’s richest province yet Covid-19 spread lethally through Lombardy and residents want answers Source: Why was Lombardy hit harder than Italy’s other regions? | World news | The Guardian