Editor’s note: In Stolen Wealth, Hidden Power: The Case for Reparations for Mass Incarceration (2022), sociologist Tasseli McKay offers a “cradle-to-grave accounting” of mass incarceration’s harms by tallying its social and economic costs. McKay finds that “the damages that can be reasonably estimated from current evidence total a staggering $13.19 trillion”—a figure comparable to the […]

Investments in PPF and other tax savings schemes should be allowed as deductions, and the threshold for 30 per cent tax should be raised to Rs 20 lakh under the concessional income tax regime in Budget 2023-24 to make it attractive for middle-income taxpayers, experts said.      The government in Budget 2020-21 brought an […]

By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI (Reuters)—The Islamic Republic on Monday hanged a man in public who state media said had been convicted of killing two members of the security forces, the second execution in less than a week of people involved in protests against Iran’s ruling theocracy. Nationwide unrest erupted three months ago after the death […]

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A hacker group says it has obtained documents on the Islamic Republic’s atomic activities and will publish them if the government does not stop clampdown on protesters. The group calling itself the Black Reward claimed on Friday that the internal email system of Iran’s Nuclear Power Production and Development Company was hacked. Black Reward warned […]

Democrats Wisconsin Dem took to social media to celebrate world’s most notorious dictators Mandela Barnes Alana Goodman • October 19, 2022 11:45 am Mandela Barnes, the Democratic Senate candidate in Wisconsin, praised Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei for supporting Black Lives Matter, said he wanted to be the “Dennis Rodman” of the Assad regime, and […]

Can soccer change the world? Mahmood Ebrahimzadeh, an Iranian international who played for his country in the Fifa World Cup, believes it can. Ebrahimzadeh is one of a network of retired Iranian soccer players now living in exile and urging global support for the uprising currently rocking the country’s theocratic regime. The group is preparing […]

“From Beirut to Tehran, one revolution that does not die,” people chanted on the streets of Beirut during a wave of protests against Lebanon’s corrupt politicians in October 2019. It was catchy, it rhymed in Arabic, and it was an expression of a surprising new sense of solidarity among members of a young generation connected […]

In Iran, mass protests are well into their second week over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody earlier this month. Tara Sonenshine, professor of practice at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, said on Greater Boston she hopes the protests could bring real change to the country, especially with the wide reach […]

Vladimir Putin’s plans to topple the Ukrainian government will have to be scrapped, former chief of the general staff General Lord Richard Dannatt has said. Speaking to Sky News, General Lord Richard said Mr Putin now had to accept President Volodymyr Zelenskyy would stay in power in Kyiv after Russia failed to mount a full […]

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