Turn Back the ‘Clock of Doom’

Aug 11, 2022 by

The United States has placed missiles on Russia’s doorstep in Poland and Romania. The struggle for nuclear disarmament and a...

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Historians privately warn Biden: America’s democracy is on the brink 

Aug 11, 2022 by

When Biden met with historians last week at the White House, they compared the threat facing America to the pre-Civil War era and to...

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Voters Demand Biden Take Action to Address ‘National Crisis’ of Rising Housing Costs

Aug 11, 2022 by

“Biden must take it upon himself to use his executive authority in order to assist those who need it the most, or we will not...

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TRUMP PLEADS FIFTH OVER 440 TIMES IN CIVIL INVESTIGATION

Aug 11, 2022 by

Former President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he testified under oath Wednesday...

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Yikes. Election deniers are winning GOP nominations in key battleground states

Aug 11, 2022 by

defeating these candidates is essential, but it won’t be easy. Most voters pay little or no attention to races in their state. Most...

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What do you say when you know the feds have the goods? Trumpland says, ‘planted evidence’

Aug 11, 2022 by

How can you be pretty damned sure there were classified White House documents illegally squirreled away at Trump’s Florida home?...

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Ninety days until Election Day: Thousands of ways to get involved

Aug 11, 2022 by

We have just witnessed what the power of voter outreach can do. In Kansas, for the first time since the Supreme Court overturned Roe...

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WHO Renews Push for Global Pandemic Treaty, as World Bank Creates $1 Billion Fund for Vaccine Passports

Aug 11, 2022 by

A majority of WHO member states on July 21, during a meeting of WHO’s Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB), agreed to pursue a...

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Bernie: I Have Very Ambivalent Feelings About the Reconciliation Bill

Aug 11, 2022 by

As you know, a reconciliation bill is one of the few opportunities we have in the Senate to pass major legislation with 50 votes, not...

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Alert: The White House’s Plan To Stem Migration Protects Corporate Profits—Not People 

Aug 11, 2022 by

Last month, the White House announced more than $1.9 billion in “private sector commitments” to Honduras, Guatemala and El...

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High-Level Ukrainian Intelligence Official Admits U.S. Deeply Involved in Ukraine Conflict 

Aug 11, 2022 by

Major General Vadym Skibitsky, the deputy head of the Kyiv regime’s military intelligence directorate, admitted in an interview with...

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The Truth About Markets, Pillar of Capitalist Ideology 

Aug 11, 2022 by

Capitalists long ago learned that they could profit by manipulating both supply and demand to create or sustain “shortages” that...

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Merrick Garland files motion to unseal Mar-a-Lago search warrant request that he ‘personally approved’

Aug 11, 2022 by

Garland also revealed that the Justice Department has filed a motion in the Southern District of Florida to unseal the warrant and...

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Will New Zealand be the Next Member of AUKUS? Towards the Formation of An “Asia-Pacific NATO”? 

Aug 11, 2022 by

this bloc’s likely expansion to New Zealand in the coming future confirms prior criticisms from multipolar countries that it’s a...

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AIPAC, CPAC, and Autocrats, Oh My! 

Aug 11, 2022 by

This is scary. “Conservative” Republicans are embracing Communist autocrats, while Israel’s strongest American lobby is financially...

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UN Security Council Holds Emergency Meeting On Gaza Amid Fragile Truce 

Aug 11, 2022 by

Special Coordinator For The Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland Reported During The Meeting That In Three Days, Israel Had...

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Alert: Far-Right Extremists Are Violently Threatening the Trump Search-Warrant Judge

Aug 11, 2022 by

“Let’s find out if he has children… where they go to school, where they live… EVERYTHING,” one person wrote on a...

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EU puts forward ‘final’ text to resurrect Iran nuclear deal 

Aug 11, 2022 by

The European Union on Monday said it put forward a “final” text to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as four days of...

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Doctors Against Oz Launch Campaign Denouncing GOP Candidate as ‘Quack’

Aug 11, 2022 by

“We absolutely cannot trust him to have the best interests of the health of the people of Pennsylvanians and for our...

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMER TROUNCES POLICE-BACKED CANDIDATE IN RACE TO REPLACE TOP PROSECUTOR IN FLOYD MURDER

Aug 11, 2022 by

Hennepin County’s former chief public defender received more than twice the votes of the police-backed candidate picked by...

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US Ambassadorial Nominee Confirms Role of NGOs in the Hybrid War Against Nicaragua 

Aug 11, 2022 by

Many international media outlets have detailed how the Nicaraguan government has withdrawn its approval of Hugo Rodriguez, the US...

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Preventive Care Such as Birth Control, Anti-HIV Medicine Challenged in Texas Lawsuit

Aug 11, 2022 by

The Affordable Care Act has survived many challenges in court, but the case of Kelley v. Becerra — now before a federal judge...

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Alert: Mysterious Super PAC Attacks New York Progressive Biaggi in Homestretch of Primary Against DCCC Chair Maloney 

Aug 11, 2022 by

A shadowy super PAC has popped up to attack the progressive Biaggi after DCCC head Rep. Maloney has declined to condemn the wave of...

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‘They refuse to convict white officers who abuse Black people’: Anton Black settlement isn’t the end

Aug 11, 2022 by

Three Maryland towns will have to pay the family of Anton Black—a Wesley College college student and aspiring model who was...

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Meet Mandela Barnes, the 35-Year-Old Progressive Working To Oust Ron Johnson 

Aug 11, 2022 by

Mandela Barnes — who won the Democratic Senate primary in Wisconsin on Tuesday night hopes to be the first Black man to...

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There Are Good Reasons to Defund the FBI. They Have Nothing to Do With Trump.

Aug 11, 2022 by

The FBI in particular, and the police in general, were not created to provide justice. Instead, the history of the FBI is one of...

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Gustavo Petro: A Colombia of Possibilities and the Politics of Love 

Aug 11, 2022 by

We are here against all odds, against history that said we would never govern, against the same old people, against those who did not...

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An Informer Told the FBI What Docs Trump Was Hiding, and Where

Aug 11, 2022 by

The raid on Mar-a-Lago was based largely on information from an FBI confidential human source, one who was able to identify what...

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Warren Opens Probe Into ‘Shocking and Horrific’ Impacts of GOP Abortion Bans

Aug 11, 2022 by

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday opened an investigation into the devastating health impacts that state-level GOP abortion bans and...

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Right-wing sheriffs are undermining the election system through absurd activism

Aug 11, 2022 by

The rise of increasingly radical police forces inspired by radical sheriffs across the nation poses real dangers in the future....

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A Market for Holding Humans: The Correctional and Detention Bed Trade

Aug 11, 2022 by

Excessive incarceration and immigration detention has resulted in a perverse system where people in custody are shuttled among...

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Alert: The newest fad in fundraising: Gold-level clubs for lobbyists 

Aug 11, 2022 by

Lawmakers are offering influence peddlers deals through clubs that offer more access, but at a premium price.  

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AIPAC’s New Political Strategy: Spend Millions on Elections Without Mentioning Israel

Aug 11, 2022 by

The lobbying org’s first foray into electoral politics has been marked by spending GOP megadonor dollars on defeating...

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Arizona’s Secretary of State Race: Cyber Ninja Destroyer v Trump Insurrectionist

Aug 11, 2022 by

An interview with Adrian Fontes, who modernized Phoenix’s election system helping hundreds of thousands of voters during the pandemic...

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Emmett Till’s Family’s Statement on the MS Grand Jury Declining to Charge Mrs. Carolyn Bryant Donham

Aug 11, 2022 by

“The state of Mississippi assured me and my family that they would leave no stone unturned in the fight for justice for my cousin,...

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Dark Brandon strikes again: POTUS shuts down Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s plan to block access to ACA

Aug 11, 2022 by

Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp thought he could block access from residents to the Affordable Care Act’s federal health insurance...

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Russia confirms prisoner swap talks as U.S. hopes for Griner, Whelan release

Aug 11, 2022 by

A Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said talks on a prisoner exchange are ongoing, but he warned the United States against...

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Here’s How Quickly You Can Get Reinfected With COVID After Being Sick

Aug 11, 2022 by

    SickBA.5 is changing the game when it comes to multiple COVID-19 infections. This is what experts know about how long...

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The Myth of the Good Trump Official 

Aug 11, 2022 by

A central theme of the Jan. 6 hearings has been Republican redemption. A parade of Republican witnesses has testified to being pushed...

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Australian Labor Party And Assange: Burying The Politics

Aug 11, 2022 by

The Government In Canberra Is Straining Credibility In Insisting The Assange Case Is Not A Political Prosecution.  

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Democrats betting on progressives to keep control of Senate 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Voters have opted for left-wing candidates in Wisconsin and Pennsylvannia, two of the pivotal contests that could determine whether...

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FBI warrant for search of Trump home may involve suspected violations of Espionage Act, former chief of DOJ national security says

Aug 10, 2022 by

McCord said that the Espionage Act is one of two federal crimes that prosecutors may be focusing on in their warrant to search...

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Trump Pleads the Fifth in New York AG Probe

Aug 10, 2022 by

The twice-impeached former president once famously asked, “If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth...

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Republicans in freefall over FBI seizure of Congressman’s phone 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Some of the most radical Republicans in Congress freaked out after GOP Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania had his cell phone seized by...

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Ilhan Omar Ekes Out Nail-biter in Minnesota Primary in Potential Missed Opportunity for AIPAC

Aug 10, 2022 by

One of Israel’s most prominent critics in Congress defeated her opponent by less than 3,000 votes, making AIPAC question its...

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Alert: Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Launched a New Era of Military Competition With China 

Aug 10, 2022 by

The House speaker created a new chasm in the US-China relationship. Now Biden must make sure it doesn’t lead to war....

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Becca Balint Wins Vermont House Primary, With the Backing of Bernie Sanders 

Aug 10, 2022 by

She is expected to prevail in November and become the first woman the state has sent to Congress.  

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Inflation drops to zero in July due to falling gas prices

Aug 10, 2022 by

Falling gasoline prices are clearly giving American consumers some inflation relief.  

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Historic Climate Bill, Say Clear-Eyed Critics, Still ‘Pours Gasoline on the Flames’

Aug 10, 2022 by

“This was a backdoor take-it-or-leave-it deal between a coal baron and Democratic leaders in which any opposition from...

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Team Trump Reportedly ‘Bullish’ About Exploiting FBI Raid to Win Reelection

Aug 10, 2022 by

One former Trump aide-turned-“Big Lie” detractor said that the Justice Department may have “just handed...

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Trump endorsed 5 candidates in Tuesday’s primaries. Here are the winners. 

Aug 10, 2022 by

The former president’s attempt to defeat a GOP state legislative leader in Wisconsin failed, but his candidates notched wins in...

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Explainer: What charges might Trump face for removing White House records? 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Here is an outline of the legal problems Donald Trump might face over his removal from the White House of official presidential...

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Top Economists Hail Chilean Constitution as ‘New Global Standard’ on Climate, Inequality

Aug 10, 2022 by

“The world has much to learn from the exemplary process of the convention and the visionary product on which Chile will vote in...

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‘Let’s Send Ron Johnson Packing’: Mandela Barnes Wins Wisconsin Senate Primary

Aug 10, 2022 by

“We’re going to the Senate to rebuild the middle class,” said Barnes. “We’re going to protect the right...

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Trump Supporters Threatening ‘Civil War’ Over Mar-a-Lago Raid

Aug 10, 2022 by

America’s right-wing extremists have been hankering for a civil war for a long time now, and in particular have been eager to start...

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The UN Just Declared The Human Right To A Healthy, Sustainable Environment 

Aug 10, 2022 by

The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on July 28, 2022, to declare the ability to live in “a clean, healthy and...

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There Is More Media Talk About Using Nuclear Weapons Than Banning Them

Aug 10, 2022 by

It’s of critical importance—indeed, existential importance—to the world: the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear...

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Alert: Since 9/11 the US Has Increased Military Interventions to Historic Levels 

Aug 10, 2022 by

America has conducted nearly 400 interventions since its founding, with more than a quarter in the last 30 years.  

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Western media and the war on truth in Ukraine 

Aug 10, 2022 by

In fact, both sides are propagating their own selective facts and myths, while censoring counterclaims, as each needs to maintain an...

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Over 800,000 Brazilians Sign Pro-Democracy Manifesto Amid Bolsonaro Coup Threat

Aug 10, 2022 by

“We face the risk of having to live through a dictatorship once again—and this is inconceivable,” one of the...

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Alert: Facebook hands messaging data over to police, who use it to prosecute teenager and her mother for getting an abortion

Aug 10, 2022 by

A Nebraska teenager is facing criminal charges alleging she aborted a fetus in violation of state law, after authorities obtained her...

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Dublin Demonstration: Ireland Stay Out Of NATO 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Indeed, just as Irish men and women fought against British imperialism in 1916, the US and UK-supported Imperialism that precipitated...

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Alert: Legal options running out for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 

Aug 10, 2022 by

The tug of war over the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US is entering its final stages, with London’s...

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The names and faces of the 16 children just killed in Gaza 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Three days of Israeli bombardment in Gaza killed at least 44 Palestinians, including 16 children  

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Biden approval rises to 40%, highest in two months, Reuters/Ipsos shows

Aug 10, 2022 by

The recent upward turn in Biden’s approval rating – including gains in each of the last three weeks – could temper...

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Spyware is huge threat to global human rights and democracy, expert warns

Aug 10, 2022 by

Cybersecurity expert Ron Deibert to testify to Canadian MPs about troubling spread of invasive surveillance tools Source: Spyware is...

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Alert: Chuck Schumer’s Family Is Getting Nice Work on Wall Street

Aug 10, 2022 by

Blackstone, the world’s largest private equity fund, just hired Senator Chuck Schumer’s son-in-law as a lobbyist — at the same...

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Meta sued for violating patient privacy with data tracking tool 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Lawsuits allege Meta and US hospitals violated HIPAA  

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Breonna Taylor: What the indictment of the cops involved in her death really means.

Aug 10, 2022 by

Louisville cops knowingly made false statements in securing the search warrant and then conspired to cover up their actions once...

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Maternal and infant mortality is highest in states that are banning abortion

Aug 10, 2022 by

After Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves claimed that his state’s successful battle to overturn Roe v. Wade was “always about creating a...

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China halts military drills around Taiwan but ‘war preparation’ continues 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Beijing repeats resolve to annex Taiwan by force if peaceful means prove unsuccessful  

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How Fiscal Hawks Use Inflation to Tamp Down Worker Power

Aug 10, 2022 by

Fiscal hawks want to tamp down inflation by increasing unemployment instead of cutting into executives’ profits.  

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A Stock Buyback Tax Isn’t a Great Idea 

Aug 10, 2022 by

It essentially cuts the government in on the buyback scam, making it harder to actually eliminate the practice.  

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Trump Made It A Felony To Mishandle Classified Documents In 2018 

Aug 10, 2022 by

The FBI search of the former president’s Florida property was focused on mishandled presidential materials, according to...

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National Nurses United Condemns Gaza Bombardment 

Aug 10, 2022 by

National Nurses United (NNU) mourns the loss of life over the weekend in the besieged Gaza Strip area of Palestine due to Israeli...

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70+ Economists Say US Must Return $7 Billion Stolen From Afghan People

Aug 10, 2022 by

“The people of Afghanistan have been made to suffer doubly for a government they did not choose,” says a new letter....

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Revealed: Pentagon Contractors in Afghanistan Pocketed $108 Billion Over 20 Years

Aug 10, 2022 by

Military contracting “obscures where and how taxpayer money flows,” and “makes it difficult to know how many people...

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US-China Chip War Continues. Geopolitics and the Semiconductor Industry 

Aug 10, 2022 by

Both houses in the US Congress have approved a $280 billion plan — The Chips and Science Act — to boost US chip...

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Americans Rarely See True Face of Israel’s Bombing of Gaza

Aug 10, 2022 by

By shying away from graphic images of death, news organizations sanitize the violence of Israeli aggression against Palestinians....

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Alert: North Carolina sheriff stocking schools with AR-15 rifles

Aug 10, 2022 by

When schools in one North Carolina county reopen later this month, new security measures will include stocking AR-15 rifles for...

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Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Blaming Russia for U.S. War Crimes 

Aug 9, 2022 by

No mention of Joe Biden’s $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program. No mention of Washington’s pre-emptive nuclear war doctrine, which...

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Live updates: Wisconsin, Vermont and Minnesota election results 2022

Aug 9, 2022 by

Four states — Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont and Connecticut — are holding primary elections on Tuesday. Follow here for live results...

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Time to negotiate is ‘long gone’: Former official explains why the FBI raided Trump 

Aug 9, 2022 by

“I have a medium to high degree of certainty that this at least is focused in part on national archives case…The time to...

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‘Lock and Load’: Trump-Loving Extremists React to FBI Search of Mar-a-Lago

Aug 9, 2022 by

“None of this demonstrating in the snow shit,” one commenter wrote in a MAGA forum. “Summertime was made for...

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We Have the Tools to Defeat the Supreme Court. All We Need Is the Will.

Aug 9, 2022 by

The Supreme Court’s ultraconservative majority is determined to block progressive reforms. Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt...

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DHS to end ‘Remain in Mexico,’ allow asylum seekers to enter U.S. 

Aug 9, 2022 by

The agency announced late Monday that it will end the Trump-era program, which forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their...

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Alert: Russia suspends US inspections of its nuclear weapons arsenal 

Aug 9, 2022 by

Moscow blames Ukraine war sanctions for preventing mutual inspection of its nuclear arms under New Start treaty Source: Russia...

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Biden can still stop Trump, and Trumpism – if he can find a bold plan and moral vision 

Aug 9, 2022 by

The US president has been struggling and his divisive rival still has the Republican party in his grip. But there are reasons for...

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The War Criminal and the Carnival Barker

Aug 9, 2022 by

Improbably, things just keep getting weirder. Now we have the mind-bending spectacle of venal, mendacious warmonger Dick ‘Dr....

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House committee can obtain Trump’s taxes from IRS, appeals court says

Aug 9, 2022 by

The House Ways and Means Committee asked for ex-President Donald Trump’s tax returns in 2021 to help assess the IRS’s...

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Ceasefire In Gaza After Three Days Of Israeli Bombings and 44 Palestinians killed

Aug 9, 2022 by

Israel’s latest aggression in the densely populated occupied Palestinian territory of Gaza constitutes ‘war crimes’ committed with...

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Billionaires are searching for critical minerals in Greenland as ice melts 

Aug 9, 2022 by

A band of billionaires, including Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates, among others, is betting that below the surface of...

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Alert: How AIPAC went from Lobbying for Israel to quashing Progressives and backing Jan. 6 Insurgents

Aug 9, 2022 by

The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) zealous financial backing of many of the 137 House Reps and Senators who voted...

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Bernie – What’s Missing From the Reconciliation Bill 

Aug 9, 2022 by

This bill was a chance to do big things. It did very modest things. It was a chance to stand up boldly for the working families of...

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57 Votes in the Senate: Enough For Private Equity, Not Enough For Diabetics 

Aug 9, 2022 by

The latest example of how Senate rules help the powerful.  

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California Farmworkers Begin 335-Mile March For Voting Rights 

Aug 9, 2022 by

In California, Hundreds Of Farmworkers Are Marching For 24 Days To Demand Better Protections Against Voter Suppression In Union...

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These are the top 10 best and worst places to live in the world—and you won’t find the U.S. on either list

Aug 9, 2022 by

This week, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released their Global Liveability Index ranking of the top 10 best and 10 worst...

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Revealed: Pentagon Contractors in Afghanistan Pocketed $108 Billion Over 20 Years

Aug 9, 2022 by

Military contracting “obscures where and how taxpayer money flows,” and “makes it difficult to know how many people...

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Alert: Pentagon announces another $1 billion in Ukraine military aid 

Aug 9, 2022 by

The Pentagon announcement comes as Ukrainian forces undertake a counteroffensive aimed at reclaiming the southern city of Kherson....

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January 6th panel will interview Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial nominee 

Aug 9, 2022 by

The New Yorker in May called Mastriano “a leader of the Stop the Steal campaign, and claims that he spoke to Donald Trump at least...

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