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Alert: Meta’s new AI is skilled at a ruthless, power-seeking game

Dec 1, 2022 by

The model is adept at forethought, negotiation and trickery. One expert called it “super scary.”  

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8 Reasons Why Now Is a Good Time for a Ukraine Ceasefire and Peace Talks

Dec 1, 2022 by

Along with faith-based leaders worldwide, we are calling for a Christmas Truce as the holiday season presents “a much-needed...

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Alert: War Industry Looks Forward to “Multiyear Authority” in Ukraine

Dec 1, 2022 by

Next year’s defense authorization envisions pouring billions in no-bid contracts into the U.S. war machine’s “industrial base.”...

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The West Seeks War, Not Peace

Dec 1, 2022 by

“The collective West” does not want peace for Ukraine.  Instead it wants war in a bid to “bleed Russia”. It seems clear that the West...

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Ralph Nader: Message to Chuck and Nancy: Use the Lame Duck for People! 

Dec 1, 2022 by

The Democrats have one “last clear chance” to present an agenda that will benefit the American people where they live,...

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The Fed’s Response to Rising Inflation Protects the Wealthy at Workers’ Expense 

Dec 1, 2022 by

Leftist economists Gerald Epstein and Robert Pollin offer an alternative vision for how to combat rising inflation....

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Putting ‘Profits Over People’, Senate Rejects Paid Sick Leave for Rail Workers

Dec 1, 2022 by

“Senate Republicans and Joe Manchin have yet AGAIN failed working Americans by voting down seven days of paid sick leave for...

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The Corruption of the Legal Profession

Dec 1, 2022 by

A nation in which victims of wrongs by the powerful must endure endless scorched-earth legal tactics to seek justice is a different...

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Did some of our federal police conspire to overthrow the United States? 

Dec 1, 2022 by

Why didn’t federal police, investigative, and military agencies act when they knew full well in advance that an armed mob was coming...

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Alert: San Francisco Votes to Let Police Robots Kill With Explosives

Dec 1, 2022 by

In the near future, police in San Francisco may be able to deploy robots armed with explosives and instruct them to kill a human...

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‘We Must Cancel Student Debt,’ Activists Argue as SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Case in February

Dec 1, 2022 by

“We must cancel student debt,” the NAACP tweeted. “The Biden administration did their part in taking the first...

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A Rare Inside Look at Our Corrupt Supreme Court 

Dec 1, 2022 by

Rob Schenck, the evangelical pastor turned spymaster, has unearthed how the high court really works and highlights the need for...

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Biden’s Iran Envoy: Sanctions Are ‘Not the Answer’

Dec 1, 2022 by

  Robert Malley on the stalled nuclear deal and Washington’s plan to help Iran’s protesters.  

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Pentagon Fails Another Audit, Yet Congress Poised to Approve $847 Billion Budget

Dec 1, 2022 by

“This isn’t using our taxpayer dollars wisely,” said the National Priorities Project. “It’s robbing...

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US is failing to address ‘persistent and lethal threat’ of domestic terrorism, report finds 

Dec 1, 2022 by

Federal government has continued to focus ‘disproportionately’ on international terrorist threats despite spate of racist shootings...

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There is a smoking gun proving Trump knew he lost

Dec 1, 2022 by

It turns out there is a document proving that Trump knew he lost the election.  

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The Greenwashing Scam Behind COP27’s Flop 

Dec 1, 2022 by

carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) is a disastrously bad idea, as several studies have documented. It’s a largely unproven...

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U.S. gun death rates hit highest levels in decades, study says 

Dec 1, 2022 by

The research is one of the most comprehensive analyses of American gun deaths in years.  

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Bob Woodward: Oath Keepers convictions puts new pressure on DOJ to indict Trump 

Dec 1, 2022 by

“It gives them a strong basis,” Woodward said. “I think we are now at this point that the Justice Department, the...

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‘A form of self-destruction’: Japan weighs up plan to expand nuclear power 

Dec 1, 2022 by

Japan’s prime minister is pushing for as many as 17 nuclear reactors to be switched back on, more than a decade on from the meltdown...

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‘I thought he was going to beat me’: Ex-Herschel Walker girlfriend comes forward with damning new allegations

Dec 1, 2022 by

“A former longtime girlfriend of Republican senatorial candidate Herschel Walker has come forward to detail a violent episode with...

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The Daily Show nails it again: Watch the terrifying mashup of Nick Fuentes and Fox News

Dec 1, 2022 by

A brilliant new video from The Daily Show mashes together clips of Nick Fuentes alongside the likes of equally deplorable figures...

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World AIDS Day 2022 Focuses on Racial Inequalities

Dec 1, 2022 by

while we know that the epidemic moves along the fault lines of race, class, gender and sexual orientation, homophobia, stigma, and...

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In loss for Trump, appeals court rules to scrap special master review of Mar-a-Lago documents

Dec 1, 2022 by

An appeals court on Thursday ruled to scrap the appointment of a special master to review documents seized from former President...

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Lula Aims to Create New Federal Police Unit to Curb Environmental Crimes in Brazil

Dec 1, 2022 by

“Reverting the destruction from the past administration and taking meaningful action to protect the Amazon and the climate must...

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Human rights defender Issa Amro detained after documenting violent attack by Israeli soldiers 

Dec 1, 2022 by

On the evening of 28 November 2022, Israeli forces arrested human rights defender Issa Amro. The arrest of the human rights defender...

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How the Supreme Court Is Erasing Consequential Decisions in the Lower Courts

Dec 1, 2022 by

The Supreme Court is increasingly setting aside legally significant decisions from the lower courts as if they had never happened,...

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One Hundred Days of Gustavo Petro: Colombia Is Finally Changing

Dec 1, 2022 by

Gustavo Petro promised a change, and he is achieving it. One hundred days after his inauguration ceremony in Bogota’s Bolivar Square,...

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Rep. Scott Peters’ Pharma Ties Complicate Bid To Lead Conservative Democrat Caucus

Dec 1, 2022 by

Kuster’s allies and advocates for affordable prescription drugs are shining a light on Peters’ role as a prominent obstacle to...

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Evidence Grows of Left-Wing Twitter Purge Directed by Musk

Dec 1, 2022 by

“Elon Musk appears to have outsourced decisions about who to ban from Twitter to the platform’s right-wing...

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Mexico’s planned GM corn ban ‘deep concern’ for US 

Dec 1, 2022 by

A row between the US and Mexico over a plan by the latter to ban imports of genetically modified corn by 2024 deepened on Monday.US...

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Holy crow this GA voter line! 

Dec 1, 2022 by

… as I waited, something else occurred to me: Voter suppression is one of the surest cures for apathy. Nothing makes you value a...

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Alert: Commerce Secretary Raimondo Meets With One Corporate Executive per Day 

Dec 1, 2022 by

Raimondo’s close relationship with the business community has drawn fire from the left, particularly when there was speculation that...

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Larry Krasner: Democrats “Republican-Lite” on Crime in Midterms

Dec 1, 2022 by

The embattled progressive district attorney said election victories show how Democrats can win big — by leaning into criminal...

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Drought threatens Colorado River with ‘complete doomsday scenario’, officials say 

Dec 1, 2022 by

A once-unfathomable scenario — Lake Powell dropping to historic lows and shutting down power generators that serve millions — could...

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Latin America: Unions denounce right-wing destabilisation attempts in Bolivia 

Dec 1, 2022 by

Right-wing groups — led by far-right Santa Cruz governor Luis Fernando Camacho — have been mobilising against President...

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Campaigners Demand Deep Cuts to Plastic Production as Global Treaty Negotiations Ramp Up

Dec 1, 2022 by

“The scale of the problem is mind-boggling,” said one advocate. “Plastic is in our blood. It’s in fetuses....

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Cryptome Founder Asks To Be Indicted With Assange 

Dec 1, 2022 by

The founder of a U.S.-based website that earlier published the same un-redacted documents that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was...

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Secret 9/11 memo reveals Bush rewriting the history of the 9/11 attacks and the warnings he’d tuned out

Dec 1, 2022 by

On April 29, 2004, President George W. Bush hosted one of the most unusual meetings to ever take place inside the Oval Office. The...

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Europe Accuses US of Profiting from War 

Nov 30, 2022 by

EU officials attack Joe Biden over sky-high gas prices, weapons sales and trade as Vladimir Putin’s war threatens to destroy Western...

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Are Israel’s Nuclear Weapons — an Open Secret — the Greatest Threat to the Middle East?

Nov 30, 2022 by

‘The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction’ was held...

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Alert: NATO Supports Eventual Ukraine Membership as US Pledges Millions to Fix Power Grid 

Nov 30, 2022 by

American officials said they hoped the commitment would spur allies to make similar donations, as many Ukrainians head into winter...

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Bad News: Corporate Dem Hakeem Jeffries elected House Democratic leader

Nov 30, 2022 by

While the top three leadership elections are uncontested, Democrats have a real race for caucus vice chair between Reps. Debbie...

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Progressive Groups Call For Senate Investigation Into Supreme Court Corruption 

Nov 30, 2022 by

Planned Parenthood, Demand Justice and other groups said allegations surrounding Justice Samuel Alito “pose serious ethical concerns”...

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Alert: Unknown Aircraft Bombs Russian Mercenaries’ Base in Central African Republic 

Nov 30, 2022 by

It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the aircraft that dropped the explosives. Information Minister Serge Ghislain...

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Alert: U.S. approves $1 billion arms sales to Qatar during USMNT World Cup match

Nov 30, 2022 by

While many in the United States were watching the U.S. men’s soccer team defeat Iran in the World Cup on Tuesday, the Biden...

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Alert: At the same time Musk opens doors to far-right trolls and conspiracists, leftist accounts suspended

Nov 30, 2022 by

We’re witnessing in real time what happens when a billionaire gets red-pilled. Elon Musk not only is demonstrating that he has no...

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Corporate Weapons Heaven Is a Hell on Earth. America is the World’s “Top Weapons Maker” 

Nov 30, 2022 by

It would be one thing if it were simply a matter of money raked in by the industrial half of the military-industrial complex....

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From the Amazon to Australia, why is your money funding Earth’s destruction?

Nov 30, 2022 by

Fossil fuels, fisheries and farming: the world’s most destructive industries are protected — and subsidised — by...

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‘An existential threat’: Legal expert breaks down the Supreme Court case that could radically reshape US elections 

Nov 30, 2022 by

On Wednesday, December 7, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Moore v. Harper, a case that deals with...

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The Fed’s Inflation Mistake Continues  – YouTube

Nov 30, 2022 by

Repeat after me: Wages aren’t pushing up prices. Corporate profits are pushing up prices.Instead of raising interest rates and...

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Jan. 6 Committee’s Final Report Likely To Be Published By Christmas, Chairman Says

Nov 30, 2022 by

“The body of the report is complete and there is general agreement on that,” Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) said....

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Supreme Court grapples with whether to restore Biden immigration enforcement policy

Nov 30, 2022 by

The Biden administration is seeking to overturn a judge’s ruling that blocked a policy to stress public safety threats in...

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Behind The Decline Of The US Left

Nov 30, 2022 by

The left has not become marginalized because of exhaustion or infighting. Its decline was caused by the US government’s more than...

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Vladimir Putin’s Vision of a Multipolar World 

Nov 30, 2022 by

Vladimir Putin is issuing a call to arms for a transition to a multipolar world, which will inevitably change the playing field both...

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A Review of Criticisms of a ProPublica-Vanity Fair Story on a COVID Origins Report

Nov 30, 2022 by

It remains clear that in 2019, the Wuhan Institute of virology (WIV) was addressing serious safety issues while scientists there...

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House Votes To Impose Union Contract With Paid Sick Leave To Avoid Rail Strike 

Nov 30, 2022 by

The paid sick leave measure seems unlikely to make it through the Senate and to President Joe Biden’s desk.  

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The Real Environmental Disaster: Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Everywhere, Even Babies’ Umbilical Cords

Nov 30, 2022 by

“EWG scientists reviewed 40 studies examining the presence and health effects of PFAS [perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances]...

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Treasury Department hands over six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns to Congress

Nov 30, 2022 by

 The U.S. Dept. of the Treasury has finally handed over six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, after the U.S, Supreme Court denied...

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The stories of America’s homicide crisis, from cities across the U.S.

Nov 30, 2022 by

The focus on mass shootings obscures the totality of the American ailment: people killed on city streets and inside their homes....

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Be it Resolved: Don’t Trust Mainstream Media

Nov 30, 2022 by

I grew up in the press. My father was a reporter. My stepmother was a reporter. My godparents were reporters. Every adult I knew...

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Alert: DeSantis-backed school boards begin ousting Florida educators

Nov 30, 2022 by

New board members in two GOP-leaning counties essentially sacked their school superintendents over the span of one week....

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Are Right Wing Jews Finally Deserting Trump?

Nov 30, 2022 by

Was The Nick Fuentes-Ye Dinner The Last Straw?  

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Rights Groups Rip NYC Mayor Over Forced Hospitalizations for Mental Illness

Nov 30, 2022 by

Rights groups are sharply condemning New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ Tuesday directive requiring local law enforcement and...

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Mitch McConnell doubles down on view that Trump is ‘highly unlikely’ to defeat a Democrat in 2024

Nov 30, 2022 by

When it comes to former President Donald Trump, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been neither a full-fledged Never Trumper...

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Kansas Judge Blocks State Ban On Prescribing Abortion Drugs Via Telemedicine

Nov 30, 2022 by

The battle over abortion drugs has only grown more heated in a post-Roe America.  

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‘Finally, Some Justice’: Fracking Company to Pay Millions for Poisoning Town’s Water

Nov 30, 2022 by

“This case proves once and for all that drilling and fracking contaminated our drinking water,” said one Dimock,...

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What Does Accountability Look Like Without Punishment? 

Nov 30, 2022 by

Abolitionists Josie Duffy Rice and Mariame Kaba have been instrumental in imagining what accountability—not...

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‘Journey for Justice’ caravan planned for entire Southwest border

Nov 30, 2022 by

Human rights advocates from across the country are highlighting what the call injustices along the Southwest border and will caravan...

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Bad News: Senate Votes To Overturn Covid-19 National Emergency 

Nov 30, 2022 by

Ending the National Covid-19 Emergency declaration could affect anything from the access to medical supplies to helping cover costs...

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Democrats, Progressive Groups Push DOJ to Publish Database of ‘Corporate Lawbreaking’

Nov 30, 2022 by

“The Corporate Crime Database Act will bring transparency to the corporate crime crisis so that the DOJ and other law...

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‘OneLove’ anti-hate armbands sell out after FIFA World Cup ban

Nov 30, 2022 by

The armbands, intended to send a message of tolerance, connection and opposition to all forms of discrimination, have been in the...

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A pharma millionaire is suing four hunters for $7 million, and the results will have a huge impact

Nov 30, 2022 by

IEshelman is trying to financially destroy four hunters for “trespassing,” even though they literally never set one foot on his...

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Alert: How the new leaders of House Democrats have acted on health care

Nov 30, 2022 by

It’s not a top issue for Jeffries, Clark or Aguilar.  

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International Day Of Solidarity With Palestinians: Chasm Between Action And Rhetoric

Nov 30, 2022 by

The International Community Continues To Express Solidarity With The Palestinians And Reiterate Its Commitment To The Two-State...

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Justice Department strikes temporary deal to fix Jackson, Mississippi’s troubled water system 

Nov 30, 2022 by

“Today the Justice Department is taking action in federal court to address long-standing failures in the city of Jackson’s public...

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Larry Krasner on What Will Actually Reduce Crime 

Nov 30, 2022 by

A conversation with the Philadelphia district attorney about violence, elections, and the Republican Party.  

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Alert: The New York Times Is in the Tank for Crypto 

Nov 30, 2022 by

There is far too much cheerleading and not nearly enough skeptical reporting.  

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A United Front Is Needed to Fight the Threat to Journalism Posed by the Assange Prosecution

Nov 30, 2022 by

The New York Times and major European publications recognize the US Department of Justice’s pursuit of Julian Assange as an attack on...

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How Democracies Die

Nov 30, 2022 by

Is our democracy in danger? Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent more than twenty years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin America, and they believe the answer is yes.

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Hearts of Baja Children’s Network

Nov 30, 2022 by

Hearts of Baja Children’s Network, founded by Marilyn and Les Widd in 2015,  now helps to support nearly 6,000 children in 23 group homes, orphanages, and community centers in northern Baja California, Mexico.

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Alert: Senators Demand Transfer of Gray Eagle Drone to Ukraine to Escalate the War

Nov 29, 2022 by

Joe Manchin, Lindsey Graham, and 14 other U.S. senators demand that Biden give Ukraine a top-tier U.S. drone.  

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The MAGAfication of America Is a Prelude to Authoritarianism

Nov 29, 2022 by

The warning signs could not be clearer.  

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Progressives in Congress Begin to Push Back Against Biden Betrayal of Rail Workers

Nov 29, 2022 by

“What we’re seeing is an inhumane deal being pushed onto workers even after a majority voted it down,” said Rep....

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This Supreme Court Case Is a Case Study in Conservative Hypocrisy 

Nov 29, 2022 by

Just weeks after railing against race-conscious college admissions, the justices entertained a bogus race-based argument aimed at...

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Inequality is literally killing us: The most unequal societies suffer most in public health metrics 

Nov 29, 2022 by

We are heading in the direction of even more concentrated political power, while the rest of us are facing an epidemic of...

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Calls for SCOTUS Ethics Probe Grow as Court Lawyer Defends Alito

Nov 29, 2022 by

“Supreme Court justices have avoided accountability for too long,” said one critic. “It’s time for our...

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Senate Committee Finds FBI Response to White Supremacist Violence Woefully Inadequate

Nov 29, 2022 by

    Stonewalling by the FBI has made it difficult to assess and improve government efforts to fight domestic terrorism....

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The U.S. Knows How to Reduce Crime

Nov 29, 2022 by

Evidence-based strategies like “focused deterrence” don’t conform to partisan slogans, but they have been shown to work....

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GOP lawmakers mostly decline to condemn Trump over white supremacist meeting 

Nov 29, 2022 by

Former Vice President Mike Pence called on the ex-president to apologize for the dinner with prominent racist and antisemite Nick...

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‘Extinction is on the table’: Jaron Lanier warns of tech’s existential threat to humanity 

Nov 29, 2022 by

In short, the web is not a free market of information as originally envisioned. It is a gamed system being rampantly abused. “There...

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Elon Musk’s Twitter is fast proving that free speech at all costs is a dangerous fantasy

Nov 29, 2022 by

Reinstating the likes of Donald Trump and Kanye West looks likely to turn the social media site into an extremist ghetto...

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US-EU alliance heading for ‘ugly divorce’ – ex-Russian president 

Nov 29, 2022 by

The “marriage” between the US and EU will likely end in divorce, following the obvious “economic cheating” by the American...

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How billionaire GOP megadonors are funding a major ‘hub for election denial’: report

Nov 29, 2022 by

Restoration Action is “tied to the larger Restoration of America network, funded almost exclusively by the Uihleins. “Restoration...

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Beware Corporate Democrats “Passing the Torch”

Nov 29, 2022 by

You can count on much of the mass media to shower the 52-year-old Jeffries with accolades, largely supplied by fellow Democrats. But,...

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RWNJs’ full-blown attack on the Arizona vote: Protests, lawsuits, threats, decertification, oh my!

Nov 29, 2022 by

None of the losers have conceded. In fact, they’re speaking out, filing lawsuits, writing editorials, tweeting nonstop, building...

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Oath Keepers founder convicted of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot 

Nov 29, 2022 by

Stewart Rhodes, founder of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia group, was found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for last...

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments on Biden’s immigration guidelines

Nov 29, 2022 by

President Biden’s administration wants to set guidelines for whom immigration authorities can target for arrest and...

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New York Times leads media call for Biden to drop Assange charges 

Nov 29, 2022 by

Prosecuting the WikiLeaks founder sets a “dangerous precedent,” according to a group of promiment Western newspapers...

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