The Communal Defense Committee: An Alternative to Police (Rojava Excerpt)

The Communal Defense Committee: An Alternative to Police (Rojava Excerpt)

In Rojava, power is decentralized to the point where neighbors make most decisions that affect them in a body called a “commune”. This is nothing like a “commune” in the US; it is essentially a neighborhood assembly made of 100-150 families or so, and instead of politicians deciding what norms should govern their community, they

Anders Fänge on Aid and the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan

Anders Fänge on Aid and the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan

The relative success of the Swedish Committee [of Afghanistan] was dependent on a few thumb rules, as you say, and it was a very close relation with local communities who we worked with where we always asked for their advice, their opinions, and how they wanted things to go. Knowledge about the country, and not

How do House of Commons Select Committees work?

How do House of Commons Select Committees work?

Government departments have an impact on every aspect of our lives. But they do not have free reign to do as they please. They have to justify their policies to Parliament, and, in particular the Select Committees. Each committee has the job of scrutinising the work of a particular department of government. A Select Committee

Senate Banking Committee Gets “VIP Loans”

Senate Banking Committee Gets “VIP Loans”

THERE IS A HUGE SCANDAL A NUMBER OF YEARS BACK, FROM SENATORS GETTING LOANS FROM COUNTRYWIDE FINANCIAL. COUNTRYWIDE WAS ONE OF THE WORST BANKS DURING THE SUBPRIME MORTGAGE CRISIS. THEY ARE PART OF THE PEOPLE WHO COLLAPSED THE ECONOMY. THEY GIVE OUT LOANS THAT WERE FRAUDULENT AND THAT THEY SHOULD HAVE NEVER GIVEN OUT. EXECUTIVES

NAS Oceana stables no longer boarding privately owned horses

NAS Oceana stables no longer boarding privately owned horses

(TOM) DISAPPOINTING NEWS FOR LOCAL HORSE RIDERS AND OWNERS. THE STABLES NEAR N-A-S OCEANA IN VIRGINIA BEACH IS NO LONGER CATERING TO PRIVATELY OWNED HORSES. (ANITA) THE NAVY SAYS ITS ALL ABOUT COST SAVINGS, BUT THE MOVE IS GOING TO COST HORSE OWNERS A LOT. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S JASON MARKS IS NEAR THE MASTER

Welcome to Pawsitive Pet Care

Welcome to Pawsitive Pet Care

Hi! My name is Brad Kneeland. I am the owner and doctor at Pawsitive Pet Care Veterinary Hospital here in Waterloo, Iowa It wasn’t too long ago when people used to think of animals as a companion in the house. Over the years we’ve noticed a lot of changes in the structure in the family-

Case closed? House Intel Committee ends collusion probe

Case closed? House Intel Committee ends collusion probe

INVESTIGATION, SAVE THEY FIND NO COLLUSION BETWEEN THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN OR THE CLINTON CAMPAIGN AND RUSSIA. JONAH GOLDBERG IS THE SENIOR EDITOR AT THE NATIONAL REVIEW. MARA LIASSON, NATIONAL POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT AT NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO. MOLLIE HEMINGWAY, SENIOR EDITOR AT “THE FEDERALIST.” HOW IMPORTANT DO YOU THINK THIS IS?>>I DON’T THINK IT’S THAT IMPORTANT. I

Adele and More A-Listers Arrive for Jennifer Lawrence’s Wedding  – US News

Adele and More A-Listers Arrive for Jennifer Lawrence’s Wedding – US News

These photos have us feeling major FOMO. As we speak, a handful of celebrities including Nicole Richie, Cameron Diaz, Joel Madden and Adele, not to forget Kris Jenner, are gathering on Rose Island, Rhode Island to celebrate the union of Jennifer Lawrenceand Cooke Maroney Tonight, is the casual clam bake that is doubling as a rehearsal dinner. According to a source, the soon-to-be

Mount and Blade Warband – Hegen’s Wrath