House Resolution Goes Beyond Genocide Recognition Seeking Truth and Justice By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier In a welcome move, four members of the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced a resolution that advocates a new approach for the pursuit of Armenian rights in Congress, going beyond genocide recognition. This new bipartisan initiative, introduced by Congressmen David Valadao (R-CA), [...]
From Al-Monitor: On Wednesday [April 24] the world will mark the 98th anniversary of the genocide carried out against the Armenians by the Ottoman Empire. As it does every year, this year, too, Israel will be silent. The Jewish state, which just two weeks ago [April 8] honored the 6 million Jews who perished in the [...]
From Huffington Post: The world can be a dark and scary place sometimes, but this video of spectators bursting into song after New Zealand legalized gay marriage has restored our faith in humanity (at least for today). On Wednesday, New Zealand’s Parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage in a 77 to 44 vote. As lawmakers applauded the final [...]
29 January 2013
From NPR.org A bipartisan Senate plan unveiled Monday to overhaul the U.S. immigration system frames a pitched debate expected in Congress around the areas of border enforcement, a path to citizenship for those already in the country and the future flow of new arrivals. The brief outline includes a call to expedite citizenship for young people brought here [...]
25 November 2012
From Inside Out Report: Susan Modaress sits down with author and historian Prof. Noam Chomsky to talk about Israel’s right to defend itself, its ongoing attack on Gaza and the role of regional players.
30 October 2012
From BBC News Human rights groups have urged Qatar to free a poet detained last year for what they say was peaceful criticism. Mohammed al-Ajami is reported to be facing a secret trial on charges of “inciting to overthrow the ruling system” and “insulting the emir”. The case against him is said to be based on a poem [...]
30 October 2012
From BBC News Thousands of Kurdish protesters have clashed with police in Turkey on what they called a day of resistance in towns and cities across the country. The protesters aimed to draw attention to more than 650 Kurdish prisoners who have been on a six-week hunger strike. The worst clashes were at Diyarbakir prison, in south-eastern Turkey, [...]
01 October 2012
from cnn.com Does Israel enjoy a double standard when it comes to nuclear ambitions in the Middle East? CNN’s Sara Sidner reports. Check out the video link HERE
13 September 2012
From the Orlando Sentinnel Florida pastor Terry Jones said he supports and is promoting a film criticizing Islam that has sparked worldwide outrage from Muslims, including violent protests in Libya where a U.S. ambassador was killed in a firebomb attack on the embassy Tuesday. The Gainesville-area pastor, known for his virulent opposition to Islam, issued a statement on his [...]
Added on 28 February 2011
Check out the video below that showcases the uprising in Wisconsin.
The future of labor in America is being decided on the streets of Madison.