Honduran coup regime's claims about 60 per cent turnout at "free and fair" elections is revealed as fraud. Also implicated in the video are the wide array of media outlets and governments that have unquestioningly accepted the electoral data of a regime that overthrew the last elected president.
Produced by Jesse Freeston for the Real News Network, on location in Honduras.
President Obama has decided to send more than 30,000 extra troops to Afghanistan, at a cost of more than $100 billion/year. But America cannot afford a war that does not make us safer, and Congress has the power to stop the escalation. Vote NO on any spending bill that would send more troops to Afghanistan."
In Toronto on Nov.5, thousands of students braved the cold and hale to march for a Poverty-Free Ontario. This video was filmed and created by Alex Lisman, Michael Connolly and Mike Yam and features China Syndrome from The Sister Wives.
Micha Kurz co-founded Breaking the Silence, an organization that collects stories from members of the Israel Defense Forces (compulsory in Israel for young men and women) who served in the occupied territories. Kurz served in the IDF during the second intifada, and his experiences led him to work against the occupation and treatment of Palestinians. Part 1 of 2.
GRITtv with Laura Flanders brings participatory democracy onto your computer screen and into your living room, bridging the gap between audience and advocates. Watch any show, at any time: http://grittv.org
Watch the full session of "Afta NAFTA: competing visions for North America," a panel series moderated by Stuart Trew, Trade Campaigner, The Council of Canadians, with: Manuel Perez Rocha, director of The NAFTA Plus & SPP Advocacy Project, Institute for Policy Studies, & executive member of the Mexican Action Network on Free Trade Katherine Ozer, executive director of the National Family Farm Coalition John Foster, The North-South Institute.
Organized by The Council of Canadians and Common Frontiers November 2, 2009, Trinity-St. Pauls United Church, Toronto.
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After US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Jerusalem this weekend, the US-mediated peace talks threaten to collapse. Meanwhile Israel ramps up its occupation of the Palestinian Territories. The Israeli daily Ha'aretz reported last Friday that at least 11 locations within settlement colonies in the West Bank are escalating construction in order to alter "facts on the ground."
In October, the joint Israeli-Palestinian organization, Alternative Information Center, organized a conference on the economy of the Israeli occupation in Bethlehem. The Real News' Lia Tarachansky attended and spoke to the AIC's Shir Hever about the real costs of maintaining Israel's occupation.
521. That's the official number of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada since 1980. But for one family from Kahnawake, only one woman truly matters.
Jillian Kestler-D'Amours has more, for Concordia Reports. (Camera person: Maria Tomlinson)
Videographer Bill Clennett shows up clips from the demonstration against George Bush's visit to Montreal.
In this second part of the NOW Magazine mockumentary, we are taken to the NOW party, where Toronto notables like Ian Blurton, Howard Moscoe, Rob Stephaniuk and Olivia Chow wax poetic about 25 years of NOW.