Archives for 6月 2016

Klan Sees Resurgence, Leaders Cite Growing ‘Nationalist’ Sentiment

Klan leaders say Donald Trump’s immigration position and his ascendancy in the GOP are signs things are going their way.

In this Saturday, April 23, 2016 photo, members of the Ku Klux Klan participate in a "white pride" rally in Rome, Ga. Klan leaders say they feel that U.S. politics are going their way, as a nationalist, us-against-them mentality deepens across the nation.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a

Mexican Activist Says NAFTA Should Act As A Warning Against TPP

Opponents warning that the is designed with the interests of transnational capital in mind and will only lead to greater misery and inequality.

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Activists from Canada, U.S., and Mexico gathered in Ottawa to demonstrate against the TPP and Mexican President Peña Nieto. | Photo: Ben Powless / Common Frontiers

The heads of government from Mexico, Canada, and the United States gathered in Ottawa Wednesday for the "Three Amigos" Summit in order to push trade liberalization, and specifically the TPP. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and U.S. President Barack Obama were forced to defend free trade in light of

US May Soon Vet Social Media Accounts Before Granting Travel Visas

Department of Homeland Security says collecting social media data will “provide greater clarity and visibility to possible nefarious activity”

Department of Homeland Security says collecting social media data will "provide greater clarity and visibility to possible nefarious activity"

File this under Another Unsettling Development: People who want to travel to the United States may soon have their Facebook profiles and other social media accounts “vetted” by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) before entering. A proposed change to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) and to Form I-94W posted to the

Lithuania Denies Existence Of Secret CIA Prison Before Human Rights Court

Lithuania denied in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that the country hosted to a secret US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) prison, where terrorist suspects allegedly were detained, the Lithuanian deputy justice minister said Thursday.

A watch tower overlooks the area near the Polish intelligence school just outside of Stare Kiejkuty, Poland, on Friday, Dec. 16, 2005. The installation has become the focal point of allegations of secret CIA prisons in Poland. The United States has denied access of information concerning extraordinary rendition to UK MPs. ( AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

VILNIUS — European Court of Human RightsIn August 2009, ABC News made a claim that Lithuania provided the CIA with a building near Vilnius to detain and possibly interrogate eight al-Qaeda members during the period 2004-2006. "We told the ECHR judges that no secret CIA detention center exists in Lithuania," Paulius Griciunas told a national radio

New Poll Shows 7 Out of 10 Americans Actually Agree On Something

Recent poll finds 71 percent of Americans believe U.S. economy is rigged.

Rit Picone of Newpaltz, N.Y., carries an American flag upside down as a symbol of protest as demonstrators aligned with the Occupy Wall Street movement gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, to decry the influence of corporate money in politics. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

A new Marketplace-Edison Research poll published Tuesday found that a full 71 percent of respondents agree that the economy is rigged, affirming the popular rhetoric of the current presidential campaign season. The majority opinion held firm across ethnicity, class, age, and gender differences. A whopping 83 percent of African Americans polled

Conservative Christians Grapple With Whether ‘Religious Freedom’ Includes Muslims

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Blackwater Guards Face Trial In Iraq Shootings

Religious liberty is a rallying cry for many evangelical voters, and it has been popping up repeatedly throughout this presidential campaign. But in the current political climate, some conservative Christians are struggling with how to apply religious freedom to other faiths — like Islam. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made religious freedom a hallmark of