Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

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(CD) — Climate activists across the globe celebrated Thursday after the lower house of the Irish legislature passed a divestment bill with support from all parties, effectively ensuring that Ireland will become the first nation in the world to fully divest public money from the fossil fuel industry. Celebrations outside Leinster House as the Dáil says Yes to…

European Powers Prepare to Ditch Dollar in Trade With Iran

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(MPN) — While the White House’s frenzied anti-Iran campaign has entailed unprecedented attempts to twist the arms of the United States’ traditional European allies, the pressure may be backfiring – a reality made all the more clear by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s claims that Europe’s three major powers plan to continue trade ties with Iran without…

Amnesty Calls for Probe of UAE Forces Torturing Detainees at Secret Prisons in Yemen

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(MEE) — Amnesty International on Thursday accused members of the United Arab Emirates armed forces and allied Yemeni fighters of torturing and abusing detainees in a network of secret prisons across southern Yemen. The human rights group said in the report that scores of men had been “forcibly disappeared” and subjected to systematic torture and ill treatment by UAE…

California Schools Sued for Putting Kids on Probation for Defying Authority

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(CW) — Last week, the school system in Riverside County, California, was hit with a major lawsuit from multiple legal advocacy organizations over its policy of placing misbehaving and poorly performing students on probation, allegedly funneling them into the “school-to-prison pipeline.” The ACLU, the ACLU of Southern California, the ACLU of Northern California, the ACLU of San…

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