Thousands of anti-government protesters were braced behind fortified barricades of car tires and sharpened bamboo staves in central Bangkok Sunday night in anticipation of an imminent assault by security forces.
MADRID - Thousands rallied across 28 Spanish cities Saturday to protest the trial of crusading judge Baltasar Garzon, as a rights group warned targeting him would undermine EU efforts to combat abuses.
Haroon Siddiqui, one of, if not 'the' best, columnists in the Main Stream Media has an article today looking at politicians who muckrake and target immigrants in order to help with their unpopularity in the polls.
In a piece in USA Today Bjørn Lomborg, Danish author of the much criticized book, The Skeptical Environmentalist, recycles claims that "many key environmental measures" are getting better. As you sift through the piece, you will see that his "key environmental measures" relate almost exclusively to the health and well-being of humans.
Nobel laureate Jody Williams sat on the stage, wearing a T-shirt, jeans and black cowboy boots with teal stitching. She dangled one leg over the edge, swinging her foot as she spoke to an audience that packed the Memorial Union Ballroom.
MIAMI - A military judge presiding over the first Guantanamo tribunal of the Obama era will seek to determine this week whether U.S. forces tortured a confession from a Canadian accused of murdering an American soldier in Afghanistan.
Activists protesting the G20 are claiming that numerous visits by police in recent weeks have involved intimidation and harassment...According to multiple sources, in the last month police have visited university groups, political meetings, union offices and individuals involved in protesting the G20.
A load of Old Ballots! ---- The general election is here, and once again the parties are
falling over themselves to promise us the earth. They talk blandly about “fairness”,
“opportunity”, “security” and “a better future”, doing their best to avoid saying anything