‘No to Austerity’: Tens of Thousands Back Syriza Referendum a& Rally in Athens


‘No to Austerity’: Tens of Thousands Back Syriza at Rally in Athens
by Deirdre Fulton
“We believe that this ultimatum to the Greek people and democracy should be rejected,” write international academics.

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Victory for Democracy as Court Sides with Voters over ‘Self-Dealing Legislators’
by Deirdre Fulton
SCOTUS upholds ‘the right of We the People to take redistricting out of secret backrooms run by politicians and into the public light of citizen-driven commissions.’
High Court’s Ruling, Say Critics, Endorses ‘Torturing People to Death’
by Sarah Lazare
“Under the Court’s new rule, it would not matter whether the State intended to use midazolam, or instead to have petitioners drawn and quartered, slowly tortured to death, or actually burned at the stake,” write dissenting justices.
US Supreme Court Backs Coal Profits Over Public Health
by Lauren McCauley
Placing the interests of Big Coal over public health, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to back the Environmental Protection Agency’s new power plant emissions standards.
After Freedom Flotilla Kidnapped by Israeli Navy, Global Campaign Vows to Sail Again
by Sarah Lazare
Global supporters still have not heard from the 18 people aboard the Marianne of Gothenburg, captured early Monday morning en route to Gaza.
Defense Attorneys Demand Release of Thousands of CIA Black Site Photos
by Lauren McCauley
“Who knows what is still out there?” defense attorneys ask. “What else is there? That’s what is appalling.”
Anger Aimed at Troika’s Ruthless Neoliberalism as Greece Exit Looms
by Jon Queally
With banks shuttered, capital controls in place, and democracy under threat, the world’s eyes turn toward what the Greek people will decide.
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Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy
by Joseph Stiglitz
European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true nature of the ongoing debt dispute, and the answer is not pleasant: it is about power and democracy much more than money and economics.
Where is My European Union?
by Alex Andreou
As Greece prepares for a monumental decision, there is only one certainty: the European Ideal has been irrevocably damaged.
Stupidity and Intelligence: Science, GMOs and Our Food
by Vandana Shiva
Each of us should know what we are eating, how it was produced, what impact it has on our health.
“Hi, I’m Uncle Sam and I’m a War-oholic”
by William Astore
War on drugs. War on poverty. War in Afghanistan. War in Iraq. War on terror. The biggest mistake in American policy, foreign and domestic, is looking at everything as war.
The Warren vs Roberts Courts: Separate and Unequal Views on Marriage Equality
by Peter Dreier
We should not forget that four members of the nation’s highest court–Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas–opposed marriage equality.
The Lonely American
by Chris Hedges
Corporate propaganda has become so potent that many Americans are addicted. We must leave our isolated rooms. We must shut out these images.
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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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