Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag: Nicaragua

The Guardian criticized for misrepresenting truth in Nicaragua

A group of advocates for Nicaragua wrote the publication to correct the record, but the Guardian refuses to publish their letter to the editor.

Violent coup fails in Nicaragua, US continues regime change efforts

Peace and justice advocates must be grounded in anti-imperialism and nonintervention by the United States.

Correcting the record: What is really happening in Nicaragua?

Nicaragua is a class war turned upside down. The coup is failing, the truth is coming out, and should not be forgotten.

Nicaragua at the barricades

The only thing I am sure of is that Nicaragua always does better when the United States is looking elsewhere.

Nicaragua to sign Paris agreement, leaving Trump alone with Syria

Ortega's move leaves Trump in a two-member club with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, one of the world's most brutal dictators.

Nicaragua’s South Caribbean coast improves readiness for climate change

“The rise in temperatures is affecting people’s health and producing cardiac problems...”

The Nicaragua paradox

It’s important for the international community to work to ensure that whoever rules Nicaragua lives up to these pledges and stops the flow of Colonos into the area while recognizing that many of these are also desperately poor people who will need to be given other options, something the FSLN promised them decades ago.

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The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.
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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.
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As Blasey Ford alleges Kavanaugh assaulted her, will Senate repeat mistakes made with Anita...

She at first expected her story to be kept confidential, but changed her mind after it leaked. She now says she is willing to testify about her experience.

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