Thousands of activists are expected to gather at the United Kingdom’s largest international arms fair in London next month. Attended by hundreds of arms companies with exhibits representing over 1,500 arms firms, the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Exhibition brings representatives from the world’s most oppressive regimes together in one place to sell military weapons.
Originally published at MintPress News. EDINBURGH — Private, for-profit schools in Africa funded by the World Bank and U.S. venture capitalists have been criticized by more than 100 organizations who’ve signed a petition opposing the controversial educational venture. A May statement addressed to Jim Kim, president of the World Bank,
[*Editor’s Note: The following is a message that was sent to Roots Action members and is published with permission.] First, I want to express my deep appreciation to you for signing the petition that urged the government to drop charges against my husband, Jeffrey. “As a whistleblower, former CIA officer