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The Police Murder Of Tyre Nichols And The Attack On Black History

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

BYLINE: By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

Feb. 1 marked a beginning and an end. It's the first day of Black History Month, the national celebration honoring the hard-won achievements of African Americans over the painful arc of the more than 400 years since the first ship of enslaved Africans arrived in 1619.

Feb. 1 was also the day of the ...Read more

Title: The Belmarsh Tribunals Demand Justice For Julian Assange

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

BYLINE: By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

"The first casualty when war comes is truth," U.S. Sen. Hiram W. Johnson of California said in 1929, debating ratification of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, a noble but ultimately failed attempt to ban war. Reflecting on World War I, which ended a decade earlier, he continued: "It begins what we were so ...Read more

Title: Lies, Damn Lies, And Climate Change

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

BYLINE: By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is getting carried away. Literally. She joined thousands in the village of L├╝tzerath, Germany, to oppose the expansion of an open-pit lignite mine, one of the dirtiest forms of coal. Police in riot gear hauled her away as the mass arrests progressed. Greta wrote ...Read more

 

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