Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die

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[While global climate change will impact all of humanity, it is clear that those who will suffer the most live in the third world.  Under capitalism, the poor have always been made to… Continue reading

Pope’s Environment Encyclical: Francis Urges Revolution to Save Earth

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[As Leading Lights, the protection and preservation of the environment has always been one of our highest priorities. While Pope Francis’ definition of revolution certainly differs from ours, this still comes as welcome… Continue reading

CIA torture more ‘brutal and sadistic’ than Senate report disclosed

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[This is disturbing, but not at all surprising news about the infamous CIA torture program at Guantanamo Bay.  Even still, the imperialists continue to try to justify this barbarism on the grounds of… Continue reading

NGO accuses Israel of systematic abuse of Palestinian kids

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[For most people even remotely connected to the left, the abuse of Palestinian children by the hands of the Zionists has been blatantly evident for many years.  Although this article liberally uses terms… Continue reading

Turkey daily accuses authorities of smuggling jihadists to Syria

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[More evidence that NATO is not interested in defeating ISIS, but is using the terror group as a proxy to complete its dirty work in the region.  The imperialists will use every tactic… Continue reading

Who’s Driving the Rohingya into the Sea?

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[This is an interesting piece on the current migration crisis taking place in Asia.  If the author is correct, the mainstream western media is trying to avoid addressing some very serious issues involving… Continue reading

Nigeria paying $800 million to oil suppliers to end crisis

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[The current energy crisis in Nigeria is a prime example of how the parasitism of the first world works on underdeveloped countries. Nigeria is able to extract and export crude oil, but can’t… Continue reading

UN envoy: IS poised to become ‘serious threat’ in Libya

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[This article highlights why media literacy is so important. If you direct your attention to the third paragraph: “Libya has fragmented since the capital of Tripoli was overrun last year by Islamist-allied militias… Continue reading

Child marriages, trafficking will soar after Nepal quake

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[Here we have another example of how natural disasters disproportionately devastate 3rd world peoples due to poverty and lack of infrastructure.  In the 1st world,  crimes like these following an earthquake would be… Continue reading

Slipper factory fire kills 31, dozens missing in Philippine capital

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[These third world workers are literally burned to death for low-priced beach footwear. These types of fires are unfortunately common in the Philippines (and many other third world factories) due to a myriad… Continue reading

Hollande promises to pay ‘moral debt’ to former colony Haiti

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[With a quick look at the history between these two countries, it is clear that France owes Haiti much more than just a “moral debt.” -Uziel] PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande… Continue reading

Climate change sparks tension in India’s tea gardens

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[Here we see another example of how global climate change disproportionately affects the poor in the third world.  Tea workers in Assam make about $2 US per day.  These tea firms would probably… Continue reading