Alert: NATO now has 40,000 soldiers on Europe’s border with Russia 

May 19, 2022 by

  The number of troops under NATO command stationed across the alliance’s eastern flank has reached 40,000, nearly 10...

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What you need to know about the anti-democracy movement

May 19, 2022 by

Peter Thiel, the billionaire tech financier who is among those leading the charge, writes “I no longer believe that freedom and...

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What Is Offensive, What Is Defensive, In The Ukraine Conflict? 

May 19, 2022 by

If Russia vs. Ukraine war is seen to be starting from February 24 2022, then clearly Russia is in the offensive position in this war....

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The Time to Prevent the Next Coup Attempt Is Now 

May 19, 2022 by

Down-ballot, unsexy races at the state and local level will determine if there’s a free and fair election in 2024....

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July 30 – March For Medicare For All 

May 19, 2022 by

The grassroots, volunteer led activist group March for Medicare for All returns to Washington D.C. on Medicare’s birthday for their...

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Alert: MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX IS ITCHING TO SEND “HUNTER-KILLER” DRONES TO UKRAINE

May 19, 2022 by

The dangerous, restricted unmanned fighter planes would be a major step up in the arms the U.S. is giving to Ukraine....

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Four Key Measures of Climate Change Set Records in 2021

May 19, 2022 by

Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean temperatures and ocean acidification all hit their highest recorded levels, a...

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Alert: Existing Fossil Fuel Fields And Mines Must Be Closed To Meet 1.5°C Goal

May 19, 2022 by

In order to meet the 1.5 goal, we will have to abandon nearly 40 percent of “developed reserves” of fossil fuels.“Going beyond recent...

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A “New Era” of NATO Expansion Deepens the Divide Between Russia and the West

May 19, 2022 by

Instead of integrating Russia  into the Western world, the West moved NATO’s guns eastward. Seven other nations, including three...

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‘We Were Expecting This,’ Says Family After Israel Says No Criminal Probe Into Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

May 19, 2022 by

Israel will not pursue a criminal investigation into the killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, whose death...

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War, Disasters Drive ‘All-Time High’ of Nearly 60 Million Displaced in Home Nations

May 19, 2022 by

The head of the Norwegian Refugee Council noted the situation “is phenomenally worse than even our record figure...

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Let’s Not Think About the Unthinkable 

May 19, 2022 by

Let’s not think about the unthinkable; let’s not think we must show the Russians (or anyone else) that we’re willing to use nuclear...

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Summer Lee, Declaring Victory in Pennsylvania, Puts Dark Money Democrats on Notice 

May 19, 2022 by

The United Democracy Project, a super PAC for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, poured millions to defeat Lee in a...

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Progressives Condemn DCCC Chair for ‘Disgraceful’ Self-Dealing in NY Primary Debacle

May 19, 2022 by

Sunrise NYC denounced Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s plan to run against progressive Rep. Mondaire Jones “and potentially...

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Biden invokes Defense Production Act to address infant formula shortage, among other actions

May 19, 2022 by

The President is invoking the act — which allows the government more control over industrial production during emergencies...

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Doctors in Alabama Already Turn Away Miscarrying Patients. This Will Be America’s New Normal.

May 19, 2022 by

The state constitution already bans abortion. It’s a disaster for reproductive health care.  

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‘I Simply Cannot Stand By’: Jayapal Endorses Cisneros Against Anti-Abortion Incumbent Cuellar

May 19, 2022 by

“At a time when our reproductive freedoms are under attack by an extremist Supreme Court, we must elect pro-choice candidates...

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Alert: Republicans Introduce Bill to Stop Biden Canceling Student-Loan Debt

May 19, 2022 by

The Student Loan Accountability Act would prohibit Biden’s Education, Justice, and Treasury Departments from taking any action...

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Time to End the West’s Xenophobic Double Standard on Refugees 

May 19, 2022 by

Racism lowers the floor for how all people are treated. But it’s not too late to change.  

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Looks Like Another ‘Bad Blue’ Just Bit the Dust

May 19, 2022 by

On Tuesday, yet another “Bad Blue” apparently went down to defeat — with seven-term Congressman Kurt Schrader of Oregon running...

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Alert: ICE Is Tracking Your Every Move

May 19, 2022 by

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has become known for both mass deportations and unmarked-van snatchings of peaceful protesters....

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Ted Cruz hit with 15-page ethics complaint seeking to have him disbarred: NYT 

May 19, 2022 by

Citing the suspension of Rudy Giuliani’s law license by the state of New York, an activist organization seeks to have Sen. Ted...

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Senior Trump Official at State Met With Election Denial Activists January 6

May 19, 2022 by

Robert A. Destro, a law professor at Catholic University of America then serving as an assistant secretary of state, confirmed to The...

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Bill Barr in discussions to cooperate with Jan. 6 committee

May 19, 2022 by

Trump berated Barr repeatedly to get the Justice Department to declare the 2020 election stolen. Barr refused.Barr told Trump in a...

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In Telling Slip, George W. Bush Condemns the ‘Unjustified and Brutal Invasion of Iraq’

May 19, 2022 by

“It’s hard to get past the nihilistic evil of killing hundreds of thousands, making millions into refugees, and turning...

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Making “Impregnators” Pay Their Fair Share 

May 19, 2022 by

“Making it a civil offense for wrongful conception would allow pregnant people to financially recover 50 percent of all...

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Alert: US to offer India $500 mn in military aid to reduce Russia dependence: Report 

May 19, 2022 by

The effort is part of a much larger initiative by President Joe Biden’s administration to court India as a long-term security...

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Green Groups Urge California Gov. Newsom to Close Aging Nuclear Plant on Schedule

May 19, 2022 by

“Diablo Canyon is dangerous, dirty, and expensive,” a coalition of environmental organizations said in a letter to...

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Analysis: 26 US Billionaires Paid Average Tax Rate of Just 4.8% in Recent Years

May 19, 2022 by

“When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing,” said Frank...

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Twitter unveils “crisis misinformation policy” to slow down viral tweets

May 19, 2022 by

This content moderation effort, like many others at Twitter, could be totally or partially undone if Elon Musk buys the company....

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Biden’s Little-Publicized Medicare Privatization Scheme Is Starting To Raise Alarm Bells 

May 19, 2022 by

The Biden administration hasn’t stopped trying to privatize Medicare. But a pushback is gaining steam.  

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Alert: Staggering declines in bird populations taking place around the world 

May 19, 2022 by

Staggering declines in bird populations are taking place around the world, mainly due to the loss and degradation of natural habitats...

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Alert: Doug Mastriano’s Pa. victory could give 2020 denier oversight of 2024 

May 19, 2022 by

The GOP gubernatorial nominee has made falsehoods in support of former president Trump central to his campaign.  

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NY AG Letitia James will investigate the social media channels used by Buffalo shooter

May 19, 2022 by

The New York investigation will encompass Discord, Twitch, 4chan and 8chan.  

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Alert: Swarms Of Israeli Bots Are Crippling Pro-Palestinian Twitter Accounts 

May 19, 2022 by

These accounts included those belonging to human rights and activist organizations Adalah, Combatants for Peace, Breaking the...

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Here is the Proud Boys plan to take over the Republican Party in S. Florida

May 19, 2022 by

Led by practicing attorney Gabe Carrera, who recently published a video of himself in-person on Telegram with both he and McInnes...

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Disinformation Governance Board ‘paused’ after just 3 weeks 

May 19, 2022 by

Nina Jankowicz was the subject of online attacks from the moment she was named head of the newly created Disinformation Governance...

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6 Gun Shops, 11,000 ‘Crime Guns’: A Rare Peek at the Pipeline 

May 19, 2022 by

In Philadelphia, the most comprehensive study in decades found a handful of dealers selling a huge number of guns used illegally. A...

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New desalination system uses Teflon-like membrane to make seawater potable

May 19, 2022 by

Clean drinking water is already in short supply in many places around the world, but the situation is only expected to get worse with...

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Elon Musk Says He Will Vote Republican During Next Election Cycle 

May 19, 2022 by

The tech billionaire said that he historically voted Democrat in the past, but now claims that Democrats were a party of...

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A Former Minneapolis Cop Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in George Floyd Killing

May 19, 2022 by

As part of the plea deal, Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane,...

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Gulf States’ Foreign Influence Operation Targeting Iran’s IRGC

May 19, 2022 by

IN 2019, the Trump administration took the controversial step of listing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, an ideological branch...

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Big Wins, Tough Losses in Key Progressive Primary Fights

May 18, 2022 by

Not every left-leaning candidate was victorious in Tuesday’s primary contests, but on the whole, the Democratic Party’s...

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NATO: The New Iron Curtain 

May 18, 2022 by

With the back-to-back announcements that Finland and Sweden intend to apply for membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization,...

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As Senators Try to Expand War Crimes Jurisdiction, Critics Ask if US War Criminals Count

May 18, 2022 by

“I’ve got names and addresses of American war criminals if any senators are interested,” quipped veteran journalist...

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‘A Slap in the Face to Voters’: Kansas Supreme Court Upholds GOP Map

May 18, 2022 by

“As a result of this decision, minority voters and Democratic voters will have their voices diluted for the next 10 years...

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The US War Budget Is Failing Young People

May 18, 2022 by

Redefining our national budget priorities is not only possible, it is an imperative step toward the larger reform needed to protect...

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Pollution caused 1 in 6 deaths globally for five years, study says 

May 18, 2022 by

In 2015, 1 in 6 deaths worldwide stemmed from poor air quality, unsafe water and toxic chemical pollution. That deadly toll — 9...

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Democratic Voters Deliver Stinging Rebuke to Party’s Manchin-Sinema Wing

May 18, 2022 by

Voters shrugged off an obscene amount of spending from super PACs to send a message to Democrats: Do something.  

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Disturbing primary elections show how the GOP normalizes extremism 

May 18, 2022 by

When dangerous GOP extremists emerge, the party approaches them with kid gloves.  

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Terrorism expert explains why the Great Replacement theory is so central to white racist ideology

May 18, 2022 by

“This belief transforms social issues into direct threats: Immigration is a problem because immigrants will outbreed the white...

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How political partisanship led to one million COVID-19 deaths in the United States 

May 18, 2022 by

With such a devastating pandemic sweeping the country, and the globe, why would so many Americans forego a potentially life-saving...

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US Policy Of Exclusion Undermines Its Own Hegemonic Aspirations 

May 18, 2022 by

The feasible, constructive alternative to a faltering Monroe doctrine is for Washington to respect the right of Latin America to have...

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Environmental Advocates Decry Plan to Dump Water From Fukushima Into the Pacific

May 18, 2022 by

Despite outcry from local leaders and the Japanese public and warnings from environmental campaigners, Japan’s Nuclear Regulation...

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Data shows 75% of all political violence in America over the past decade was perpetrated by the far-right

May 18, 2022 by

Over the past decade, the Anti-Defamation League has counted about 450 U.S. murders committed by political extremists.Of these 450...

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Alert: Democratic Leadership Sided With Corporatists to Fight Progressives in Primaries

May 18, 2022 by

“The Democratic Party as a whole has to make a decision: Is it the party of the corporatists, or is it the party of the people?” says...

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Jan. 6 committee chair says panel won’t provide DOJ ‘unilateral’ access to transcripts

May 18, 2022 by

The hesitation comes as members of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol have otherwise been...

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Death by a Thousand Cuts: Where Is the West’s Ukraine Strategy? “Clueless Pentagon and CIA ‘Experts’”

May 18, 2022 by

Ukraine was never about a military win. What is being accomplished is the slow, painful destruction of the European Union (EU)...

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Was the US Really Ever Trying to Win the War on Drugs?

May 18, 2022 by

The US spends around $48 billion on the war on drugs each year. The massive spending doesn’t do much to stop drug use, but it has...

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Alert: Pentagon doesn’t hold anyone accountable for 2019 Syria strike that killed four civilians following review

May 18, 2022 by

Despite all their flowery words about “doing better,” the Pentagon — notorious for covering up, burying, or straight-up...

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New Federal Report Shows Two-Decade Surge in Gun Manufacturing

May 18, 2022 by

Licensed gun makers built 11.3 million firearms in 2020, a 187% increase over the number they made in 2000, according to the report....

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Far-right Arizona lawmaker under investigation after posting claim that the racial massacre in Buffalo was a false flag staged by the FBI

May 18, 2022 by

  On Monday, the Phoenix New Times reported that the Arizona State Senate has opened an investigation into extremist Rep. Wendy...

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US puts ‘disinformation board’ on hold 

May 18, 2022 by

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has “paused” its Disinformation Governance Board, the Washington Post claimed in a story...

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House Progressives Urge Executive Action From Biden on Baby Formula ‘Emergency’

May 18, 2022 by

“We have an infant hunger crisis looming,” said Rep. Ayanna Pressley, “and a whole of government response is...

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Ex-Trump Official Quits GOP, Says Republican Party Is Now A Threat To America

May 18, 2022 by

A former Homeland Security official in the Trump administration who later turned into one of the former president’s critics has quit...

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Israel Knows It Will Get Away With the Attack on Shireen Abu Aqleh’s Funeral

May 18, 2022 by

The violent scenes in Jerusalem are a symptom of a culture of impunity among the Israeli leadership and the police force it oversees...

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The man who could rig the 2024 election

May 18, 2022 by

Pennsylvania Republicans have nominated State Senator Doug Mastriano to be the next governor. Mastriano is one of the most radical...

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Pentagon officials testify at first public UFO hearing in more than 50 years

May 18, 2022 by

There is little doubt that the unidentified objects are real objects, whatever they may be, because at least 80 of the 144 incidents...

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Alert: Fed Nominee Michael Barr Discloses 82 Different Fintech Investments 

May 18, 2022 by

Michael Barr has been nominated as vice chair of supervision for the Federal Reserve, responsible for regulating the top financial...

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‘We Have to Flip This Seat’: After Senate Primary Win, Fetterman Shifts Focus to Beating GOP

May 18, 2022 by

“This is the most important race in the country,” said Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman. “Control of...

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The Future of Press Freedom Depends on Assange Case

May 18, 2022 by

The world awaits the decision of U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel in the case of Julian Assange. Last month, a British court sent the...

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Israel has great replacement theory on Palestinians 

May 18, 2022 by

“In the Israeli-Palestinian context, ‘Great Replacement Theory’ is expressed as opposition to the Palestinian right of return,” said...

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Pennsylvania’s GOP Nominee for Governor Is Arguably the Scariest Man in Politics

May 18, 2022 by

Exit Cawthorn, enter Doug Mastriano — the far right election denier who just won the Republican nomination in Pennsylvania’s...

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Gleaning Hope From Latin America’s Abortion Rights Revolution

May 18, 2022 by

After centuries of living under some of the most draconian abortion laws imaginable, millions of women in Latin America now have...

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Top 8 Ways to tell if you’re a White Supremacist who believes in the Great Replacement

May 18, 2022 by

In the US it is expressed as the false idea that an elite cabal of Jews and Democrats is “replacing” white Americans with Black,...

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Bipartisan Group of 23 Senators Calls to Augment Budget of U.S. Financial Crime Fighters

May 18, 2022 by

Today, Sens. Whitehouse (D-RI) and Grassley (R-IA), published a letter signed by 23 bipartisan Senators addressed to congressional...

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PA Primary Is Too Close to Call, But Trump Says ‘Dr. Oz Should Declare Victory’ Anyway

May 18, 2022 by

“This is why we keep saying Trump is a clear and present danger to democracy.”  

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The responses to this poll over ‘the great replacement’ are concerning, but so is the poll itself

May 18, 2022 by

According to Morning Consult, their poll shows that fears about “immigration policy that weakens whites’ power” are a bigger concern...

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Online privacy is nearly impossible for pregnant women

May 18, 2022 by

If Roe vs. Wade is overturned, personal data collected via the internet could become evidence of criminal intent if women seek an...

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To Honor Shireen Abu Akleh’s Life, Demand Accountability for Her Death 

May 18, 2022 by

There needs to be an independent investigation by an international body into Shireen’s death—otherwise, it will be the latest example...

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US Accused of Stealing Syrian Oil as Sanctions Waiver Aims to Divide Country

May 18, 2022 by

Washington has been accused of continuing its theft of Syrian oil as some 70 tankers were reported to have left the country via the...

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The U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams will be paid equally under a new deal

May 18, 2022 by

The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that it has reached a deal to pay the U.S. Men’s National Team and the U.S....

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Republicans block bill to stop price gouging at the pump as gas hits new record high

May 18, 2022 by

Rep. McMorris Rodgers on Monday claimed that making it illegal for oil companies to price gouge is “socialism,” something that’s done...

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Alert: The Supreme Court Just Streamlined the Process for Bribing Senators 

May 17, 2022 by

Ted Cruz manufactured a case to upend anti-corruption provisions, and it worked.  

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Alert: Earth’s Atmospheric CO2 Hasn’t Been This High In Millions of Years

May 17, 2022 by

“Either we drive the fossil fuel industry into extinction—or the human race.”  

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‘A Shameful Distinction’: Us Ranked World’s Biggest Perpetrator of Financial Secrecy 

May 17, 2022 by

“That isn’t a prize the U.S. wants to claim for itself,” said one critic. “The combination of secrecy and...

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U.S. Government Offering Twice As Many COVID Test Kits Via Mail 

May 17, 2022 by

The government previously limited households to one order of four at-home rapid test kits, however, households can now order eight...

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FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID booster for children 5-11

May 17, 2022 by

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children between...

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Alert: NATO starts drills near Russian border 

May 17, 2022 by

Large-scale NATO military drills started in Estonia on Monday. The exercise dubbed ‘Hedgehog 2022’ is one of the largest in the...

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Alert: A War Accelerates Space Race

May 17, 2022 by

Overseeing the technologies and weaponization of space, by both countries and companies, is critical to prevent avoidable and...

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Alert: Pentagon-funded Think Tank simulates war with China on NBC 

May 17, 2022 by

NBC’s Meet the Press just aired an absolutely freakish segment in which the influential narrative management firm Center for a New...

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‘Failure of an American ideology’: why Covid has an outsized impact on the US 

May 17, 2022 by

As the US records 1 million Covid deaths, experts note underinvestment in long-term care, primary care and public health all...

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The US Needs a Better Gun Policy. Democrats Can Make It Happen If They Want To

May 17, 2022 by

The gun control movement faces many challenges, but advocates’ passion is rising.  

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Trump’s campaign committee dodges penalty as federal watchdog deadlocks on complaint it laundered hundreds of millions of dollars

May 17, 2022 by

Federal regulators have deadlocked on a complaint that Donald Trump’s 2020 White House campaign laundered hundreds of millions...

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Decarbonizing US Energy System Would Save 50,000 Lives and $600 Billion a Year: Study

May 17, 2022 by

The findings, the authors write, “offer a clear rationale for mitigating climate change on public health grounds.”...

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The Iraqi Dust Bowl: The US Invaded for its Oil, but now Climate Change from burning Fossil Fuels is Smothering the Country

May 17, 2022 by

Al Jazeera reports that Iraq is suffering its 8th major sand storm since the beginning of April, causing the Ministry of Health to...

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It feels like ‘no one really cares’ that Black Americans are terrified of being murdered by white supremacists

May 17, 2022 by

It doesn’t stop with victims.It doesn’t stop with victims’ families.It reaches across time and space to colonize our minds....

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Alert: Pro-Israel lobbying group Aipac secretly pouring millions into defeating progressive Democrats 

May 17, 2022 by

American Israel Public Affairs Committee has disguised its efforts to undermine pro-Palestinian candidates Source: Pro-Israel...

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11 Republican Senators Vote Against $40 Billion In Security Assistance For Ukraine 

May 17, 2022 by

Eleven Republican senators bucked their leadership and voted against a motion advancing a $40 billion security assistance package for...

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