Don't discriminate. Instead, treat people as you would like to be treated, says Obama, in a message to youth that strikes close to home.
The TPP is "the largest—and worst—trade deal you’ve never heard of," says a campaign on moveon.org. In other words, "Nafta on steroids". You may not have heard of it because the negotiations are all being done in secret. Perhaps...
The real war in our world today is not "the war on terror" but a larger, more critical struggle for the soul of our world. A monumental battle is taking place between those who want to ram through neo-liberal economic...
Live discussion of the implications of the US presidential elections. Ordinary Americans now have to build movements to put climate change, sustainable development, universal healthcare and workers' rights at the top of the agenda.
The world's largest activist network has come up with an online petition seeking political asylum for US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden. This is a message from Avaaz.org: The world's greatest whistleblower is stuck in the Russian winter, facing solitary...
http://www.youtube.com/v/0P_pvUoLnRU&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Obama's controversial speech at a Catholic university. Parts 2, 3 and 4 below. Full text here. The US president pleads for open hearts, open minds and fair-minded words over some of the bitter debates that divide American society. See also...
Forward the video to 36:30, when a CBS journalist questions Obama, whose response is somewhat wishy washy. Najib is also asked if he has made any effort towards political reforms. Meanwhile, Anwar's lawyer N Surendran has responded to Najib's...
The latest round of secret negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is underway in Utah, USA. The principal beneficiaries are expected to be large corporations. http://youtu.be/LF6XWaiRMcc
From the Daily Show, interesting to know that some people think of gerrymandering as a fine art - tongue in cheek of course!
President Obama has had to face up to memories of the US-backed repression in Central America during a visit that coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of the legendary Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, on 24 March...

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