35 Million-Strong Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt

by TeleSUR Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from all walks of life are taking part in one of Brazil’s biggest ever strikes. Since early Friday morning, more than 35 million people in Brazil have been taking part in one of biggest general strikes in the country’s history against President Michel Temer’s neoliberal reforms, bringing the country to … Continue reading 35 Million-Strong Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt

US Air Strike Kills Over 200 in Iraq

by Sojourner Staff MOSUL, IRAQ – A recent air strike by the US-led coalition on the Iraqi city of Mosul, likely aimed at ISIS positions, has claimed over 200 civilian lives and prompted an investigation by the Pentagon, the Los Angeles Times reports. The coalition attack, part of a larger offensive in the city which began in October, occurred on March 17. According to the report, bodies … Continue reading US Air Strike Kills Over 200 in Iraq

Air Strike by US-led Coalition in Syria Kills Dozens of Civilians Near Raqqa

by Sojourner Staff The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based information office which documents human rights abuses in Syria, is reporting that up to 33 civilians have been killed in an air strike carried out by the US-led coalition currently targeting ISIS. The attack took place earlier in the week near al-Mansoura, a village outside of the ISIS-held city of Raqqa. The target was … Continue reading Air Strike by US-led Coalition in Syria Kills Dozens of Civilians Near Raqqa