CC News Letter 02 July - Another Global Warming: A Rise In The Hate Temperature
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Tsipras's Surrender Rejected As Berlin Pushes For Regime-Change In Greece
By Chris Marsden
Tsipras's problem in securing his rotten agreement is that Germany, the leading imperialist power in Europe, is seeking nothing less than regime change in Greece and the installation of a government strong enough to impose, by force of arms if necessary, whatever attacks it demands on the working class
The Superpower Conundrum : The Rise And Fall Of Just About Everything
By Tom Engelhardt
The rise and fall of great powers and their imperial domains has been a central fact of history for centuries. It's been a sensible, repeatedly validated framework for thinking about the fate of the planet. So it's hardly surprising, when faced with a country once regularly labeled the "sole superpower," "the last superpower," or even the global "hyperpower" and now, curiously, called nothing whatsoever, that the "decline" question should come up. Is the U.S. or isn't it? Might it or might it not now be on the downhill side of imperial greatness?
CNN: Obama White House Lied 'We Didn't Know About Hillary's Private Email'
By Eric Zuesse
On July 1st, CNN reported that "President Barack Obama's top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state," and that, "Obama officials — including Axelrod — had said they were unaware Clinton was using a personal email address."
Long Distance Running: An Interview With Veteran Peace Activist Doug Allen
Interviewed by Andy Piascik
Anyone who has done organizing on a college campus knows the difficulty of sustaining such work. Faculty come and go, students enroll and graduate, and even the most vibrant campaigns come to an abrupt end. In the best of circumstances, organizations, particularly activist ones, seldom last more than a few years. When Doug Allen arrived at the University of Maine in 1974, he helped found the Maine Peace Action Committee (MPAC) even though he had just recently been fired for his activist work by Southern Illinois University. Remarkably, 41 years later, MPAC is still going strong, continuing, among other things, to publish its newsletter, sponsor events, tackle campus issues, and participate in broader campaigns. A contingent of MPAC members, for example, participated in the Climate Justice March in New York this past September. Over those 41 years, Allen, Professor of Philosophy, has been the one MPAC constant. His work well illustrates how someone can devote their life -- lon
distance running -- to building a better world. He's also a long-distance runner, literally, who, about to turn 74, still runs five days a week
Another Global Warming: A Rise In The Hate Temperature
By Arshad M Khan
Cloaking whole peoples, religions, races with the smear of anonymous undesirability epitomizes a bigotry one would have hoped might have disappeared in the twenty-first century. Yet it is on the rise, not just here but in Europe also. To be anti immigration and asylum seekers and all the they-are-not-us refugees, often from wars initiated or instigated by the West, is a popular stance, given gains in recent elections including the win this week in Denmark by the right wing party ousting Social Democrats. So it is. And I thought the world would be a happier place by now
By Sazzad Hussain
The armed groups that presently galore in the Middle-East and West-Asia have not spared the holy month to be free of violence and bloodshed for their mad rush to establish the Kingdom of God which they call Jihad. Recently the dreaded IS attacked 38 innocent British tourists in Tunisia, attacked a factory in Lyon France, Shia mosque attack in Kuwait during Friday prayers and military check posts in Sinai, Egypt. Its daily atrocities on innocent civilians, prisoners and foreigners continue in occupied Iraq and Syria. On 25th June, the beginning of the second week of Ramzan fasting IS militants massacred 140 civilians, including women and children in the besieged Syrian city of Kobani on the Turkish border
Wikipedia's Remaining Authenticity At Stake
By Dr. Vivek Kumar Srivastava
As the Congress accused that there were some wrong pieces of information added in Wikipedia on the First Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru; the issue has become relevant again about the authenticity status of the Wikipedia. Among the educational community world over; Wikipedia content does not carry mush esteem due to authenticity deficit
Police Brutality In Kashmir University
By A Student Of Kashmir University
I am writing this today on 28th of June, using my left hand, as my right hand was injured in a brutal lathicharge by the armed forces. Kashmir University saw one of the most inhuman and unforgivable faces of occupation on 25th of June, 2015. With the unanimous decision of students, this day will be commemorated every year as a Black Day in Kashmir University. Why did the students decide to call it a Black Day? What happened on 25th, and who will decide the authenticity of the day's narrative?