The Global Climate Wall: Wealthy Nations Prioritize Militarizing Borders Over Climate Action

The world’s richest countries have responded by militarizing their borders and treating the humanitarian crisis as a security issue. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended this year’s U.N. climate summit, marking the first time a top alliance leader came to the climate talks since they began. On Tuesday, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at COP26 …
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Ilhan Omar Blasts Manchin & Sinema for Siding with Big Pharma, Big Oil & Wall Street in Budget Talks

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show looking at how key elements of President Biden’s domestic agenda are in jeopardy. On Wednesday, Senate Republicans blocked passage of the Freedom to Vote Act. Not a single Republican supported the bill. Senate Democrats could pass …
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"Another World Is Possible": How Occupy Wall Street Reshaped Politics & Kicked Off New Era of Protest

On the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, we examine the legacy of the historic protests with three veterans of the movement: Nelini Stamp, now the director of strategy and partnerships at the Working Families Party; Jillian Johnson, a key organizer in Occupy Durham who now serves on the Durham City Council and is the …
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From Black Lung to BlackRock: Striking Alabama Coal Miners Protest Wall St. Financiers of Warrior Met

More than a thousand coal miners at Warrior Met Coal are now in the third month of their strike in the right-to-work state of Alabama. The miners walked off the job on April 1 after their union, the United Mine Workers of America, called the first strike to hit the state’s coal mining industry in …
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U.S. Marks 100th Anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre, When White Mob Destroyed “Black Wall Street”

This year Democracy Now! is celebrating our 25th anniversary—that’s 25 years of bringing you fearless, independent reporting. Since our very first broadcast in 1996, Democracy Now! has refused to take government or corporate funding, because nothing is more important to us than our editorial independence. But that means we rely on you, our audience, for …
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Derek Chauvin Trial Breaks Down “Blue Wall of Silence” as Police Officials Testify Against Ex-Cop

We get the latest on the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd, with Minneapolis-based civil rights attorney Nekima Levy Armstrong. She says prosecutors in the case have successfully chipped away at the “blue wall of silence” by getting current police officials to testify against Chauvin. However, she …
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Joe Biden’s domestic policy cabinet picks show he’ll be loyal to Wall Street interests

As The Canary recently reported, US president-elect Joe Biden has already begun stacking his incoming administration with a veritable who’s who of US imperialist warmongering. Many of these figures were veterans of Barack Obama’s presidency, which was in many ways little better than that of his predecessor George W. Bush. Now, Biden has signalled that …
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O’odham Land Defenders Lead Indigenous Resistance to Trump’s Border Wall as Court Halts Construction

As 14 states and more than 130 cities across the U.S. celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in place of Columbus Day, we go to Arizona, where Indigenous communities are leading resistance against the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall near a sacred spring inside the Organ Pipe National Monument. The lives of Indigenous people along the …
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O'odham Land Defenders Lead Indigenous Resistance to Trump's Border Wall as Court Halts Construction

As 14 states and more than 130 cities across the U.S. celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in place of Columbus Day, we go to Arizona, where Indigenous communities are leading resistance against the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall near a sacred spring inside the Organ Pipe National Monument. The lives of Indigenous people along the …
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RED WALL WAR: Tory MPs REVOLT as Bonkers Boris Plans FRESH Lockdown on North 

DOWNING Street was in crisis mode last night as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new local lockdown targeting the North despite local Government leaders fighting against such measures.  The new lockdowns to try to control COVID-19 will kill-off already struggling restaurants, pubs that have seen a 60% drop in revenues.  The plans were leaked …
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