U.K. Progressives See Opportunity in Wake of 'Brexit'

U.K. Progressives See Opportunity in Wake of 'Brexit'

New America Media, News Report, Nikhil Venkatesh, Posted: Jun 28, 2016

The 'Brexit' vote has unleashed dangerous political forces in the UK but progressives also see signs for optimism in the wake of the decision.


US to China, Rivals: Be Calm After UN Ruling On South China Sea


Inquirer.net, News Report, Reports from the wires and Nikko Dizon, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

The Philippines challenged the validity of China’s nine-dash line claiming virtually the entire stretch of the South China Sea.

Vietnam to Ratify TPP as US Loses Enthusiasm


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Vietnam has announced plans to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership next month, showing an enthusiasm for the trade agreement that is no longer matched in the United States.


UN: 65 million People Displaced Last Year


The Hartford Guardian, News Report, Ann-Marie Adams, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

More than 65 million people were displaced and had to flee their home countries, according a United Nations report.


China Stung by US-Vietnam Embrace


Vietnam Right Now, News Feature, Posted: May 30, 2016

The exuberant reception afforded an American president in Vietnam will have been a galling sight for the communist leadership in neighbouring China.


Indignation as Obama Rebuffed Over Dissidents in Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Staff, Posted: May 24, 2016

Vietnam’s brazen move to prevent key dissidents from meeting President Obama has struck a sour note in a visit that is otherwise being touted by both sides as a historic turning point.


Dear Mr. President, Human Rights Should Not Be Mere Lip Service


New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 24, 2016

While U.S. interests will always trump its ideals when it comes to foreign policy, its failure to balance the two will no doubt someday lead to tragedy.

Police Agents Swoop as Obama Talks Human Rights in Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2016

President Obama stressed the importance of human rights, including freedom of speech and assembly, during his meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart – but even as he spoke, police agents were swooping on prominent dissidents to prevent them from meeting the president.

Mexican President Proposes Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage


Univision, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2016

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced this week that he has proposed a change to the Mexican Constitution that would legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.

US Press Urge Action on Vietnamese Human Rights


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 16, 2016

President Obama is under growing pressure to insist on real improvements in human rights during his visit to Vietnam which begins on May 23.

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