BREAKING: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Killed in U.S. Raid

Evidently Islamic State head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in a U.S lead raid in Idlib province, Syria: The United States military has conducted a special operations raid targeting one of its most high-value targets, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), Newsweek has learned. President Donald Trump approved … Read moreBREAKING: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Killed in U.S. Raid

Tulsi Gabbard won’t seek re-election to US Congress

New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu elected to the US Congress, has announced she will not be running for re-election next year. Gabbard, who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination to run for President next year, said that she was dropping het re-election bid because she is preparing to “to walk … Read moreTulsi Gabbard won’t seek re-election to US Congress

We Must Act Now to Save Julian Assange and the Rule of Law, by Paul Craig Roberts

Dear Readers: If the millions who read my website will sign this petition with their name and their country, you will have made an effort to save Julian Assange from death at the hands of the Anglo-American criminal gang who are determined to remove the accountability of government to law and to the people. The… … Read moreWe Must Act Now to Save Julian Assange and the Rule of Law, by Paul Craig Roberts

Baghdadi Had No Real Answer to the Crumbling of His Caliphate, by Patrick Cockburn

The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Isis and the self-declared caliph of Islamic State, will be a serious, though not terminal, blow to the ferocious jihadi movement he has headed since 2010. The place where he was finally located – in the Barisha area north of Idlib city in northwest Syria, close… … Read moreBaghdadi Had No Real Answer to the Crumbling of His Caliphate, by Patrick Cockburn

The End of Accountable Government Is Close at Hand, by Paul Craig Roberts

For about 70 years the CIA has been undermining a free press. It began with Operation Mockingbird, a Cold War operation against communism. The CIA recruited journalists into a propaganda network. The CIA paid journalists to write fake stories or to publish stories written by the CIA in order to control explanations that served the… … Read moreThe End of Accountable Government Is Close at Hand, by Paul Craig Roberts

“Big Mother”: the Decline of Men and . . . Truth-telling, by Guillaume Durocher

The speed of social change in the modern era, and in particular in the contemporary West, is so rapid that we all are liable to feel a bit lost. A recent example of this was provided by none other than Hillary Clinton, that most “progressive” representative of global oligarchy. You see, the 71-year-old Clinton, whose… … Read more“Big Mother”: the Decline of Men and . . . Truth-telling, by Guillaume Durocher

The Forgotten Media Purges of the Great Depression, by Steve Penfield

One of the more enduring myths accepted as reality in our modern society is that America has a relatively free press. The ruling authorities and their entrenched accomplices promote that lie as diligently as they work to ensure that it never again becomes true. America did have a mostly free and independent press until the… … Read moreThe Forgotten Media Purges of the Great Depression, by Steve Penfield

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Why Amazon.com Could Kill the Entire Economy

Yesterday I was in New York City, on one of my monthly trips to attend board meetings of the Henry George School of Social Science, an economic research and educational institute I serve as a Trustee. And beforehand, I was privileged to moderate a school seminar focusing on the possibly revolutionary economic as well as … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Why Amazon.com Could Kill the Entire Economy

Sinaloa Cartel Wins Battle Against Mexican Government

In case you missed the news earlier this week, the Mexican government fought a running gun battle against the Sinaloan drug cartel drug cartel last week and lost. In the Sinaloan city of Culiacan, the cartel gunmen were everywhere. They openly drove in trucks with mounted machine guns, blockaded streets flashing their Kalashnikovs and burned … Read moreSinaloa Cartel Wins Battle Against Mexican Government

More reforms, innovation to spur Indian growth: World Bank president

Attributing slowdown in the Indian economy to the global environment, World Bank president David Malpass on Saturday suggested that further reforms and innovation will help spur growth in the country. Although India has made progress in the financial sector, there is scope for further improvement in the banking sector, shadow banking and the capital market, … Read moreMore reforms, innovation to spur Indian growth: World Bank president

Most Passengers Don’t Tip Their Drivers

Would you be surprised to learn how few passengers tip their drivers? If you’re a current driver, probably not! Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers that new study, plus new investments by Uber and Lime, in this week’s roundup. Nearly two-thirds of Uber customers don’t tip their drivers, study says  [Verge] Sum and Substance: Only 1 … Read moreMost Passengers Don’t Tip Their Drivers

Caucuses or Not, Iowa Workers Are Getting Screwed

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses are just around the corner. But all the state fair photo ops and cornfield rallies in the world can’t obscure a basic fact: the state’s workers are getting shafted. The Iowa caucus in Marshalltown, Iowa during the 2016 election campaign. (Cordelia Persen / Flickr) In early February 2020, the state of Iowa … Read moreCaucuses or Not, Iowa Workers Are Getting Screwed

World Bank to continue with $6 billion annual lending support to India

World Bank President David Malpass has said the multi-lateral funding agency will continue with $ 6 billion lending target for India. World Bank right now has 97 projects with $24 billion committed. So, we expect the programme to continue and to reflect the projects and reforms that were going on in India. Maybe 5-6 billion … Read moreWorld Bank to continue with $6 billion annual lending support to India

Americas values are being compromised by our own elected officials

Dear LIFA Readers Some of the members of the Legal Immigrants for America family have suffered under oppressive regimes and find the behavior of the House Democrats in Congress similar to what they experienced under Marxists, Socialists, Communists, or Totalitarian regimes.  Business is not as usual in Washington, D.C. The… The post Americas values are … Read moreAmericas values are being compromised by our own elected officials

Trump reiterates commitment to defend religious freedom in Diwali message

New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Sending out his Diwali greetings, US President Donald Trump has reiterated his commitment to defending religious liberties, which he said is a core tenet of the nation. “My administration will continue to defend the rights enshrined in our Constitution that enable people of all faiths to worship according to their … Read moreTrump reiterates commitment to defend religious freedom in Diwali message

Homeless Woman Compares Shelter Experiences

Atlanta shelters treat people with dignity while LA shelters treat people as numbers I’ve been homeless in both Los Angeles and Atlanta. There’s a difference in how homeless people are treated and who helps them. That makes all the difference … Continue reading → The post Homeless Woman Compares Shelter Experiences appeared first on Invisible … Read moreHomeless Woman Compares Shelter Experiences

US Congressmen seek info on Kashmir from Ambassador Shringla

Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US Congress has told the Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla that despite his “update” on the situation in Kashmir, many people have painted “a much different picture”, and asked him to provide answers to several queries, including how many have been detained under the Public Safety Act, on reports of … Read moreUS Congressmen seek info on Kashmir from Ambassador Shringla

Chile Awakens

With the country’s explosion of protests in recent weeks at its back, the fledgling left coalition could fight back against the decades of neoliberalism that have immiserated so many Chileans. A Chilean flag is displayed during protests against President Sebastián Piñera’s government on October 25, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. (Marcelo Hernandez / Getty Images) Last … Read moreChile Awakens

Railway freight earnings down by Rs 3,901 crore in Q2; income from passenger fare dips by Rs 155 crore: RTI

The Indian Railway seems to have been hit hard by the economic slowdown with the earnings of the national transporter suffering a dip of Rs 155 crore and Rs 3,901 crore in passenger and freight fares respectively in the second quarter of the current fiscal, compared to the previous one, according to an RTI reply. … Read moreRailway freight earnings down by Rs 3,901 crore in Q2; income from passenger fare dips by Rs 155 crore: RTI

Taking the Fight to Every State

The deck is stacked against us at the state level in the United States. But it’s crucial that we fight and win there. Protesters take to the streets on January 26, 2017 in Center City, Philadelphia. (Joe Piette / Flickr) For the last thirty-five years, state-level elections, governments, and struggles have been the building block … Read moreTaking the Fight to Every State

In the 1960s the US Gave 50 Million Tons of Emergency Food to India to Avert Famine; US Ambassador Treated Rudely by India’s PM in 1972; Then India Wanted More Food in 1974

Americans Call Congress! https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials Stop S386; Stop S2603 Durbin’s “Relief” for immigrants act US President Johnson with with India Prime Minister Gandhi, March 28, 1966. (White House Photo ) Americans Call Congress! https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials Stop S386 (aka Mike Lee’s India First Act); Stop S2603 Durbin’s “Relief” for immigrants act; Keep Per Country Green Card Caps; Keep … Read moreIn the 1960s the US Gave 50 Million Tons of Emergency Food to India to Avert Famine; US Ambassador Treated Rudely by India’s PM in 1972; Then India Wanted More Food in 1974

WATCH: Elijah Cummings’ full funeral with remembrances from Obama, Clintons

Can you believe it? I can’t believe it.. but I am thrilled that it is true that Elijah Eugene Cummings is the FIRST African American Lawmaker to “Lie in State” in this country’s ENTIRE HISTORY! How in the Hell can that possibly be true.. musings anyone? The Good News is that it is TRUE.. and… … Read moreWATCH: Elijah Cummings’ full funeral with remembrances from Obama, Clintons

Seven of top-10 firms add Rs 76,998 cr in m-cap

The combined market capitalisation of seven of the 10 most valued Indian firms advanced by Rs 76,998.4 crore last week, with TCS leading the chart. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), HUL, HDFC, ITC, ICICI Bank and SBI were the other firms which witnessed a jump in their market valuation for the week ended Friday, while HDFC … Read moreSeven of top-10 firms add Rs 76,998 cr in m-cap