- Obama's Legacy–One of The Most Violent Presidents
Renowned journalist, film-maker and author John Pilger gives RT his view on the future of US-Russia relations.
dandelionsalad.wordpress.com | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 7:00pm
- Eight men own more than 3.6 billion people do: our economics is broken
Today, eight people have the same wealth as the poorest half of the world's population. Stop and think about this. It is a mind-boggling concept. Last year we said we would have needed a double-decker bus to transport the 62 people we thought owned the same as the poorest 3.6 billion on the planet. In 2017, thanks to more accurate data, we find that in fact this group would fit in a single golf buggy.
www.theguardian.com | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 6:00pm
- Davos: responsible capitalism
Every year the World Economic Forum has an annual meeting in the super exclusive ski resort of Davos, with the participation of 3,000 politicians, business leaders, economists, entrepreneurs, charity leaders and celebrities.
thenextrecession.wordpress.com | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 5:00pm
- The Identity Politics Red Herring
In the aftermath of the November 2016 elections, the term 'identity politics' has been thrown around repeatedly with many progressives suggesting that the Electoral College defeat of Clinton by Trump was the result of some sort of Democratic Party obsession with that concept.
www.alternet.org | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 4:30pm
- 'Secret order' authorizing RCMP's covert Cold War wiretapping program released after 65 years
The government only confirmed the 65-year-old document's existence in December after CBC News published a story about Canadian historian Dennis Molinaro's research. He'd found top secret documents about the program, code-named Picnic, but hit a bureaucratic wall while trying to obtain the key document.
www.cbc.ca | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 3:00pm
- Resistance Against Trump: Inauguration Actions in DC
A list of events and actions taking place in Washington, DC from January 19 to 21.
www.leftvoice.org | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 2:30pm
- Democrats can't win until they recognize how bad Obama's financial policies were
During his final news conference of 2016, in mid-December, President Obama criticized Democratic efforts during the election. 'Where Democrats are characterized as coastal, liberal, latte-sipping, you know, politically correct, out-of-touch folks,' Obama said, 'we have to be in those communities.'
www.washingtonpost.com | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 2:00pm
- Shelter: Two families in London are made homeless EVERY hour
Shelter predicted that 1,260 families in the capital will lose their home in the next month and 7,370 over the next six months – the equivalent of a household every 34 and 35 minutes respectively. The housing charity, which based its predictions on government homeless statistics, said more affordable homes must be built.
streetskitchen.co.uk | Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 1:00pm