Colombia: FARC’s Londoño Vows to Continue Presidential Campaign

teleSUR | February 28, 2018

Londoño, also known as

Londoño, also known as ‘Timochenko,’ said Wednesday that he would not be quitting the presidential race to support leftist candidate Gustavo Petro. | Photo: Reuters
Londoño, also known as ‘Timochenko,’ said Wednesday that he would not be quitting the presidential race to support leftist candidate Gustavo Petro.

The head of Colombia‘s Revolutionary Alternative Force for the Commons(FARC), Rodrigo Londoño, has vowed to continue his presidential electionscampaign despite funding challenges.

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South Africa’s Assembly Approves Land Expropriation Without Compensation

teleSUR | February 27, 2018

The legislation, approved by an overwhelming majority, was proposed by the left-wing Economic Freedom Fighters party.

South Africa’s parliament passed Tuesday a motion brought by the leftist party Economic Freedom Fighters, or EFF, to carry out land expropriation without compensation, a key pillar of the ruling ANC government and new President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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U.S: Separation of Church and State Starts With Kicking Billy Graham Out of the Rotunda

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Common Dreams | February 28, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda to honor Christian evangelist and Southern Baptist minister Billy Graham February 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. A spiritual counselor for every president from Harry Truman to Barack Obama and other world leaders for more than 60 years, Graham died February 21 at the age of 99. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Christian Broadcast Network (CBN) quotes George W. Bush with the words, “God’s work within me began with Billy’s outreach.”

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Picture the United States Without Student Debt

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People’s Action Blog | February 28, 2018

"These students played by the rules, and were caught in a trap that was not of their own making. We need to free them, and ourselves, from that trap." (Photo: Michael Fleshman/cc)
“These students played by the rules, and were caught in a trap that was not of their own making. We need to free them, and ourselves, from that trap.” (Photo: Michael Fleshman/cc)

Picture the United States without student debt. It’s a country with a larger, more vibrant economy than the one we have today. It’s a country where more than a million people, including many people who never went to college, have jobs they would not otherwise have.

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Peace Action: Senate to Vote on Ending U.S. Role in Yemen Civil War

Peace Action | February 28, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Mike Lee (R-UT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) introduced bipartisan legislation that would remove U.S. forces from hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, setting up a rare vote in the Senate to end unauthorized U.S. military action.Read More »

Sanders, Lee, Murphy Introduce War Powers Resolution to End Unauthorized U.S. Military Involvement in Yemen

Senator Bernie Sanders | March 01, 2018

WASHINGTON – Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced Wednesday a bipartisan joint resolution to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen pursuant to the War Powers Resolution. The bill will force the first-ever vote in the Senate to withdraw U.S. Armed Forces from an unauthorized war.Read More »