UK public sector workers hold one-day strike By Julie Hyland

11 July 2014 — WSWS

Public sector workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland held a 24-hour strike on Thursday.

Six unions were involved in the action over pay and pensions. Unison, Unite, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) and the GMB representing local government employees and civil servants, along with the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).

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Empire Under Obama, Part 2: Barack Obama’s Global Terror Campaign By: Andrew Gavin Marshall

14 October 2013– The Hampton Institute

Part 1: Political Language and the ‘Mafia Principles’ of International Relations

PakistanUnder the administration of Barack Obama, America is waging a global terror campaign through the use of drones, killing thousands of people, committing endless war crimes, creating fear and terror in a program expected to last several more decades. Welcome to Obama’s War Of Terror.

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Black Agenda Report for Sept 11, 2013: Obama Defeated, Comes Undone / CBC Minions of War / Black Shadow Budget Revealed

11 September 2013 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

When presidents fail, it is a public spectacle. In his rush into unprovoked war against Syria, President Obama overplayed his hand. Shortly before he appeared on television on Wednesday, “Obama’s handlers advised him that his political position was, for the time being, untenable.” But he’ll soon be back on the warpath, meaner and more aggressive than ever. Continue reading this...

VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 7 September 2013: Resist Israel’s unjust system, don’t operate within it

7 September 2013VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

More Veteran Detainees To Be Released November 29
IMEMC – Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe , stated that the second phase of releasing political prisoners, held by Israel since before the first Oslo Agreement of 1993, will be conducted on November 29, then a third phase on December 29, and the fourth on March 28 2014. 26 detainees were released last month. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 31 August 2013: Peace or propaganda?

31 August 2013  — VTJP

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Ma’an News

Dozens hurt in protests across West Bank
8/31/2013 – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Dozens of protesters were lightly injured including journalists on Friday in clashes across the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces dispersed a demonstration in al-Maasara village south of Bethlehem in protests against launching an attack on Syria, and marking the 12th anniversary of the killing of PFLP leader Abu Ali Mustafa. Demonstrators marched toward the wall and raised Palestinian, Egyptian, and Syrian….

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Information Clearing House 29-30 August 2013: Stop The War – Act now – We Can Make A Difference

30 August 2013 — Information Clearing House

Western Pathological Liars Hold World To Ransom

By Finian Cunningham

Who are these butchers, mass murderers and liars to pose as defenders and protectors of humanity? Their cynicism and hypocrisy are astounding.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36018.htm

 

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 28 August 2013

28 August 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Sisi Stops His Hunger Strike In Eshil Prison
IMEMC – Wednesday [August 28, 2013] Palestinian detainee Dirar Abu Sisi stopped his hunger strike after reaching an agreement with the Administration of Israeli Bir Shiva (Be’er As-Sabe’) Prion, south of the country, to remove him from his solitary confinement. …

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Information Clearing House 29 August 2013: US Attack on Syria Would be Illegal ‘Act of War’

29 August 2013 – Information Clearing House

CONFIRMED: US Claims Against Syria – There is no Evidence

By Tony Cartalucci

The Wall Street Journal reveals that the US is citing claims from Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency fed to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36015.htm

 

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ICH 28 August 2013: Obama Set For Holy Tomahawk War

28 August 2013 – Information Clearing House

Who Is Responsible For This War Crime?

English-Subtitled Videos Show Aftermath Of Chemical Weapons Attacks

Video – Warning – graphic images.

This video shows the distress of a father whose two small children have died in the attacks.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35989.htm

 

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Reuters: US to Strike Syria Before UN Evidence Collected By Tony Cartalucci

27 August 2013 — Land Destroyer 

And the real meaning of “limited strikes”

http://www.sdvfp.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/bigstock-syria-3770337.jpgAugust 27, 2013 (Tony Cartalucci) – The US has accused the Syrian government of delaying UN inspectors from accessing the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Damascus. But now, according to Reuters, the US appears to be preparing to strike Syria militarily before the UN’s now ongoing investigation is concluded and evidence revealed to either support or conflict with the West’s so far baseless allegations.

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Who Dies in Yemen Drone Strikes? By Rebecca Hellmich

12 August 2013 — FAIR Blog

FireShot Screen Capture #573 - 'Drone kills suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen - CNN_com' - www_cnn_com_2013_08_08_world_meast_yemen-drone-strikeA headline is sometimes worth a thousand words, and this was definitely the case after a deadly drone strike occurred in Yemen last week.

 “Drone Strike Kills Six Suspected Militants in Yemen,” a Reutersheadline (8/7/13) declared.  “More Suspected Al-Qaeda Militants Killed as Drone Strikes Intensify in Yemen,” aCNN.com headline  (8/8/13) offered. Whatever the language, one message was clear: “Suspected terrorists” or “militants” had been killed.

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Black Agenda Report 19 July 2013: Trayvon, White Madness, Dog Whistles, More on MHP, Teach For America

19 July 2013 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

“George Zimmerman is no more provably racist in a U.S. court than most white Americans” – which is why a Justice Department action will get nowhere. Whites consider it “reasonable” to believe in the inherent dangerousness of Black males. “’Not guilty’ is reasonable, when everyone that counts shares the same assumptions as the perpetrator.” Continue reading this...

Mass Hunger Strike by Californian Prisoners Protesting Torture: Dangers of Starvation-related Deaths By Dylan Murphy

16 July 2013 — Global Research

“We are certain that we will prevail . . . the only questions being: How many will die starvation-related deaths before state officials sign the agreement? The world is watching!” — Statement by California Hunger Strikers

On Monday 8 July over 30,000 prisoners in 24 of California’s jails started an indefinite hunger strike and work stoppage. This historic struggle is the third hunger strike by prisoners in three years. The prisoners are protesting against indefinite solitary confinement in Security Housing Units (SHU’s). An additional 2,300 prisoners refused to work or attend classes.

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