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Rights groups, lawmakers criticize US military’s underreporting of civilian deaths in overseas operations

Civil society groups and the UN indicate that the actual number of civilian casualties caused by the US army actions around the world last year is at least five times higher than its claim of just 23 deaths 

US aid to Israel Make aid to Israel conditional on protecting Palestinian human rights, say Sanders, Warren

Successive US governments, irrespective of the ruling party, have been providing billions of dollars in aid to Israel each year. Israel has been accused of using the money to sustain its occupation of Palestine

Outrage in US over Biden’s bid to reopen immigrant child detention facilities

Two detention facilities for undocumented immigrant minors were reopened by the Biden administration. They had been shut down during the Trump administration in the face of protests

It’s easy to fix inequality: Tax the rich

There is no better time than now to address the ridiculous levels of wealth and income inequality in the United States. It can be done with ease through aggressive taxation of the wealthiest handfuls of individuals

US defense bill Trump threatens to veto defense bill over restrictions on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan  

The defense bill, already passed by both houses of Congress with more than two-thirds majority, assigns USD 740 billion to the US military for financial year 2021

Human rights organizations condemn arrest of Egyptian activists

Three functionaries of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, Gasser Abdel-Razek, Karim Ennarah and Mohammed Basheer, have been arrested over the past week. They have been sent into pre-trial detention

Google under fire in US for predatory monopoly practices

Tech monopolies are increasingly being acknowledged as a danger to people, other companies and even to democracy. The regulatory worm seems to be turning in many countries, even in the US where it had gone into hibernation

Delivery workers strike on May Day in the US

Workers of major corporations such as Amazon, FedEx, Walmart, Instacart and Target stayed off work demanding personal protective equipment, safe and sanitary work environments, extra paid leaves and time-offs

Bernie ends campaign Bernie Sanders suspends presidential campaign, but “struggle for justice continues”

Sanders has stated that he is suspending his campaign for the Democratic Party nomination over the possible impediments it can pose in efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, especially when his chances of winning are low

US primaries Super Tuesday marks set-back in Bernie Sanders’ chances for a nomination

Progressive candidate Bernie Sanders has lost the delegates lead he had so far held over the other candidates. After the results, Biden took the lead by over 70 delegate votes

Massive pro-Palestinian protests against AIPAC and Israel staged in Washington DC

The protests took place in the backdrop of prominent US Democratic presidential candidates such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, among others, deciding to skip the annual conference of the pro-Jewish lobby group

Sanders represents an alternative to the capitalist dictatorship in the US, says activist

Though he hasn’t positioned himself as an anti imperialist, Sanders is seen as the best option for the working class

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