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We Must Investigate Russian-Syrian Forces' Role in Deadly School Bombing

LONDON ? Evidence is mounting of a war crime perpetrated by joint Russian-Syrian military forces when a school in a rebel-held village of Idlib Province was bombed on Oct. 26, leaving dozens of pupils and teachers dead. The bombing may...Show More Summary

Outrage Brews Over Domestic Abuse Makeup Tips

Human Rights Watch says Morocco has had a "tepid response" to domestic violence over the years, and the country's latest attempt at dealing with the issue is unlikely to score any new points. A state TV tutorial on Channel 2M's Sabahiyat show last week featured a makeup artist showing how...

A conversation with Miko Peled

Israeli-American author Miko Peled says Americans blind themselves to horrific conditions in Palestine, including endless prison sentences and killings of 13-year-olds, by focusing on such distractions as whether his purposely-provocative tweet about Israeli Jews celebrating the US financial aid package was anti-Semitic

Tulsi Gabbard’s screw-the-neocons meeting with Trump sparks anger and encouragement

During his round of interviewing potential job applicants, Donald Trump had one meeting with a Democratic politician: Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, a leading antiwar figure, an Iraq war veteran and Bernie Sanders ally and former rising star in the party. The Monday meeting is important because of what Gabbard said about foreign policy: screw the neoconservatives and […]

Trump's War on Trade Could Hurt America's Public Universities

This year, the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities topped a million for the first time ever. Chinese students studying here made up almost a third of that total. The vast majority of these students payShow More Summary

Speech Began With 'What a Traitorous B----!' An Ovation Followed

It's not often that a room full of bickering lawmakers rises together in a standing ovation, but then it's not often one begins a political speech with "What a traitorous b----!" That's exactly what a Canadian lawmaker did in the Alberta legislature on Tuesday. Sandra Jansen—who was heavily criticized...

Refugees Aren't Hiding in a Trojan Horse (or a Bowl of Skittles)

Those celebrating Thanksgiving in the US should take a moment to reflect on the holiday's origins: on the pilgrims who found sanctuary here from religious persecution. Dinner table discussion topic: Would the refugees of 1620 be welcome...Show More Summary

‘Global BDS Week of Action’ to target occupation profiteer Hewlett-Packard

This week an international alliance of Palestine solidarity and social justice activists begins a coordinated week of actions across the globe that targets occupation profiteer Hewlett-Packard (HP). The Global BDS Week of Action against...Show More Summary

When Floods Came To The Desert -- An Appeal For Climate Justice

When the floods came the waters rose up above my ankles; wheels of cars took on half-moon shapes; footballs floated over on typically dusty pitches, their goalposts submerged. Our adobe homes no longer provided a safe-haven after a week of unprecedented rainfall reduced them to mud. Show More Summary

Israeli settlements put on hold due to US pressure may be restarted

Haaretz reports: "Jerusalem’s zoning board is set to discuss a plan on Wednesday to build 500 homes in Ramat Shlomo, a Jewish neighborhood located over the Green Line in East Jerusalem. The plan was approved two years ago by the Jerusalem Planning and Building Committee, but was later suspended due to pressure from the U.S. Show More Summary

Pakistanis, Don't Worry About Trump. Worry About Your 'Trumpistan.'

Many Pakistanis have taken to social media to express their outrage over a Donald Trump presidency. How will he treat Muslims? Will he follow through on his campaign promises and infringe on the civil liberties of Muslims? Right-wing Pakistanis are most furious. Show More Summary

No to the New Normal

By Rebecca Gordon | ( Tomdispatch.com) | – – The night after the election, this long-time pacifist dreamed she shot a big white man carrying an arsenal of guns.  He was wandering…

Bad Rain Falling: Who’s to Blame for our Trump Catastrophe?

By Todd Gitlin | (Billmoyers.com) | – – These days are for resistance to the abomination that has befallen us; as also for decent conduct among our injured humanity of every shape…

Israeli soldiers shoot across border at Gaza demonstrators, killing one

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Mohammad Sa'id Abu Sa'da, 26, was killed on Friday evening, and three others injured, after Israeli soldiers stationed across the border fence opened fire on Palestinian protesters in central Gaza.

A Deadly Accident Won’t Ground China’s Women Fighter Pilots

Sebastien Roblin Security, Asia Capt. Yu Xu was one of the first combat pilots in a long history of women in Chinese military aviation. On the morning of Nov. 12, J-10 fighters from China’s prestigious Ba Yi Air Demonstration Team practiced...Show More Summary

Video of Polar Bear Petting Dog Goes Viral. Now the Bad News

A video of a polar bear petting a sled dog that went viral seemed heartwarming, but a new development casts the interaction in a different light. The Dodo has updated its initial post on the incident, which took place near Churchill in Manitoba. The video was shot on property belonging...

ADL Director Pledges to Sign Up For Muslim Registry

In his opening remarks at the Never is Now! Anti-Semitism Summit in New York, Anti-Defamation League National Director Jonathan Greenblatt pledged today that he would register as a Muslim should the Trump Administration…

Trump's Election Presents A Unique Opportunity To Rebuild The U.S.-Japan Relationship

In a country in which “McDonald’s” is so difficult to pronounce that they instead settled on “Mac,” it’s Donald Trump’s good fortune that his last name is one of the easiest of English names for a Japanese to pronounce and one of the most familiar, for it is the word Japanese use, borrowed from the British, when referring to playing cards. Show More Summary

Foreign Policy Names Floated By Trump Transition Undermine Campaign Promises

While no official nominations or appointments have been made, that these people are even being considered is arguably a betrayal of Trump's campaign promise. The post Foreign Policy Names Floated By Trump Transition Undermine Campaign Promises appeared first on Shadowproof.

After years of careless accusation, Dershowitz says anti-Semitism charges must be ‘very careful’

Alan Dershowitz has wielded the anti-Semitism charge against any critic of Israel, including Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, and Judge Richard Goldstone, for many years. But he defends Trump advisor Steve Bannon against the charge, saying the evidence must be "overwhelming," out of a need to suck up to Donald Trump over his Israel policy.

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