Fires Burn As Community Feels Pain of Injustice: Dispatches from Ferguson

Fires Burn As Community Feels Pain of Injustice: Dispatches from Ferguson

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon deploys National Guard troops following outpouring of community anger in response to grand jury decision not to indict police officer by: Jon Queally Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, is escorted away from in front of the Ferguson police department after a grand jury's decision was delivered on November 24,2014 in […]

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‘Legacy of War’: Obama Quietly Hiking US Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

‘Legacy of War’: Obama Quietly Hiking US Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS Reuters reveals US is moving forward with plans to boost troop presence beyond levels pledged to the public by: Sarah Lazare U.S. Soldiers at Forward Operating Base in Baylough, Afghanistan, June 16, 2010. (Photo: DoD/Public Domain) President Obama announced in May that U.S. “combat operations” in Afghanistan will come to an end at the conclusion of 2014. […]

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Military-Grade Malware Linked to US and British Intelligence Agencies

Military-Grade Malware Linked to US and British Intelligence Agencies

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS With ‘degree of technical competence rarely seen,’ Regin technology found infecting government and telecom systems in Russia and Saudi Arabia by; Lauren McCauley Symantec, which published a technical whitepaper on the malware Sunday, says it’s likely “one of the main cyberespionage tools used by a nation state.” (Photo: Grant Hutchinson/flickr/cc) Security researchers have recently exposed a […]

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Why We Won’t Wait: Resisting the War Against the Black and Brown Underclass

Why We Won’t Wait: Resisting the War Against the Black and Brown Underclass

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS by ROBIN D.G. KELLEY Wait. Patience. Stay Calm. “This is a country that allows everybody to express their views,” said the first Black president, “allows them to peacefully assemble, to protest actions that they think are unjust.” Don’t disrupt, express. Justice will be served. We respect the rule of law. This is America. We’ve […]

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Neoliberal Violence in the Age of Orwellian Nightmares:  The Struggle Against Dystopia

Neoliberal Violence in the Age of Orwellian Nightmares: The Struggle Against Dystopia

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS by HENRY A. GIROUX The shadow of Orwell’s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian society with its all-embracing reach of surveillance and repression now works its way through American politics like a lethal virus. Orwell’s dystopian apparition of a totalitarian society with its all-encompassing reach of surveillance and repression has come to fruition, reshaping the […]

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Trotsky at the IMF: Does the Name “Strauss-Kahn” Ring a Bell?

Trotsky at the IMF: Does the Name “Strauss-Kahn” Ring a Bell?

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS Posted by: Sammi Ibrahem, Sr Left Unity: another Trotskyist attempt to mislead the working class by MIKE WHITNEY The International Monetary Fund has finally admitted that it was wrong to recommend austerity as early as it did in 2010-2011. The IMF now agrees that it should have waited until the US and EU economies were on a […]

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The Dumbing Down of National Security Policy: The Ouster of Chuck Hagel

The Dumbing Down of National Security Policy: The Ouster of Chuck Hagel

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS by MEL A. GOODMAN The forced resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel points to two major problems in the national security policies of the Obama administration that have not been corrected in the past six years.  The obvious problem is the failure to name a powerful secretary of defense who will not let […]

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The Failure of the Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Another Case of Coercive Diplomacy

The Failure of the Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Another Case of Coercive Diplomacy

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS by GARETH PORTER After more than a year of negotiations between the United States and Iran, the two sides have failed to reach an agreement by the agreed deadline in July.  They have agreed to continue negotiating, but the failure to meet the deadline was clearly not caused by the lack of time. To […]

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I$raHell Worst Fear: A Political Settlement

I$raHell Worst Fear: A Political Settlement

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS by MATT PEPPE The recent murder of four Jewish worshipers in a Jerusalem synagogue has drawn intense media coverage, with the situation being described as “tense” and the country as “shaken“. U.S. officials decry the violence and call for both sides to “seek a path forwards toward peace.” Yet the Israeli government’s reaction and history demonstrate that […]

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Listening While White: Sorrow and Rage Over Ferguson

Listening While White: Sorrow and Rage Over Ferguson

27 November 2014

NOVANEWS by ELISA SALASIN My family sat around the dinner table Monday night, waiting and listening for the grand jury decision on whether Officer Darren Wilson would be indicted in the shooting death, the murder, of Michael Brown. We listened as Prosecutor Robert McCulloch began his statement, and we listened as he went on and […]

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