Americas North America United States

International Day of Peace Impeded by US War Plans

(teleSUR) The United States’ relentless drive for war is a major reason why peace is continually threatened. The theme of today’s U.N. International Day of Peace is sustainable development to eliminate poverty. It is an attractive goal. The problem is that the U.N.’s plans to diminish poverty leave capitalism in place and the plans to achieve peace […]

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Study Estimates Cost Of The Iraq War Around Five Trillion Dollars

(GPA) – This week, researchers at Brown University published the results of a study that calculated just how much the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan had cost the country since 2001. The researchers estimate the price of US intervention and the war on terror to currently be around $3.7 trillion. The researchers factored […]

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Russia Intercepts US “Routine Observation” Mission in Black Sea

(GPA) Black Sea – U.S. officials are outraged again after another military operation in the Black Sea has been intercepted by Russian jets. This follows the interception and buzzing of the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea in April. This time a US Navy P-8 Poseidon was flying a “routine operation” in international airspace over […]

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Americas South America Venezuela

Mainstream Media Ignores Venezuelan Pro-Government Supporters

(teleSUR) On Thursday thousands of pro-government supporters staged a counter-rally to defend President Nicolas Maduro after the right-wing opposition called for a “taking of Caracas” to demand the ousting of Maduro government. However, you would never know that if you rely on Western mainstream media outlets. While Venezuela’s politics remains polarized and divided between the […]

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Americas Brazil South America

Brazilian Coca-Cola Manufacturer Accused of Slave Labor

(teleSUR) Government officials in Brazil have accused a Coca-Cola manufacturer of subjecting nearly 200 workers to slave-like labor conditions.  Two Coca-Cola production and distribution centers in Brazil were accused by government officials of subjecting workers to slave-like labor conditions, according to a report released by Reporter Brasil Thursday. In a seven-month long inspection carried out by […]

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Thousands of Files from Soros’ Foundation Hacked and Released

The relatively new website, DC Leaks, has released roughly 2,500 files from the George Soros Open Societies Foundation.  The base is browsable and categories are searchable. All the documents are categorized into regions as well as two categories titled “The President’s Desk” and “SOUK”. The hack reportedly includes evidence of election manipulation throughout the EU and possibly […]

Americas Mexico

Zapatistas Reiterate Support for CNTE After Paramilitary Attack

(teleSUR) “If evicted, they will return. Time and time again. It turns out that down here, there is no fatigue,” read the letter. Mexico’s Zapatistas stood behind the striking CNTE teachers whose blockade was attacked Wednesday by a masked group of paramilitaries who accompanied Mexican state and municipal police, calling the attack a “definitive disaster” […]