Nancy Pelosi announces that House will draft articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

Dec 5, 2019 by

It appears that the House will complete the business of impeaching Trump before the Christmas break. It’s likely that the House...

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As Impeachment Looms, 350 Mental Health Professionals Warn Congress That Nuclear-Armed Trump ‘A Threat to Safety of Our Nation’ 

Dec 5, 2019 by

“We are convinced that, as the time of possible impeachment approaches, Donald Trump has the real potential to become ever more...

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Bernie Sanders Tops New California Poll—But You Wouldn’t Have Known It By Reading This LA Times Headline 

Dec 5, 2019 by

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to...

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Trump’s Actions ‘Worse Than Misconduct Of Any Prior President,’ Law Prof Testifies 

Dec 5, 2019 by

“If Congress fails to impeach here, then the impeachment process has lost all meaning,” UNC law professor Michael Gerhardt told...

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Global Zero Urges Trump to Accept Putin’s Offer on Nuclear Treaty 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Derek Johnson, executive director of Global Zero, the international movement for the elimination of nuclear weapons, issued the...

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Democrats Hint They’re Mulling Impeaching Trump For More Than Just Ukraine 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler drew a link between the current hearings and the Mueller report. Source: Democrats Hint...

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Conservative pro-impeachment congressman explains why Democrats ‘made a strategic error’ by ignoring the major flaws in GOP witness Turley’s testimony 

Dec 5, 2019 by

“Democrats made a strategic error in not engaging more with Turley,” Amash posted. “They need to persuade people in the middle and...

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Constitutional Scholars Testify That Trump’s Conduct Is Grounds for Removal From Office

Dec 5, 2019 by

Three constitutional scholars summoned by Democrats testified Wednesday that President Trump’s conduct toward Ukraine rises to...

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 Alert: N. Korea says it too will use force against U.S. if necessary 

Dec 5, 2019 by

North Korea on Wednesday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for hinting at the use of force against the communist state,...

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After the Obama disappointment, black voters want more than empty symbolism 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Obama made me feel hopeful … until he didn’t. That’s why when Kamala Harris announced her race, I had to look carefully at what she...

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BP Just Got Its A-s Sued for False Advertising

Dec 5, 2019 by

 Lawyers with the environmental legal nonprofit ClientEarth filed a groundbreaking complaint against BP for greenwashing in their...

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‘Make America 36th Out of 41 Developed Nations Again’: Social Justice Index of Developed Nations Puts US Near Bottom 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Meanwhile, the democratic-socialist Nordic countries of Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden enjoy the top spots in detailed...

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Marcia L. Fudge: The Trump administration plays the perfect Grinch with its new food stamp rule 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Trump has cynically weaponized the USDA as a blunt political instrument, flying in the face of the department’s stated mission to “do...

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Edward Snowden: In the US, I Would Likely Die in Prison for Telling the Truth

Dec 5, 2019 by

“We have gone from the United States government’s war on whistleblowers to now a war on journalism,” Snowden says. Source:...

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Everyone Should Watch ‘The Report.’ Take It From a Guantánamo Bay Lawyer 

Dec 5, 2019 by

This important film shines a light on an important story in recent history: the torture of detainees kept as forever prisoners in...

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End the Wars, Win the Antiwar Vote

Dec 5, 2019 by

Drawing down our conflicts abroad is not only a moral imperative but new research from Brown University suggests it’s smart...

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Joe Biden targets Trump’s Nato sore spot with video mash-up of mockery 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Democratic frontrunner goes viral with video that ends with the message: ‘We need a leader the world respects’ Source: Joe Biden...

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New Analysis Details ‘Aggressive’ Tax Dodging of Six Silicon Valley Giants—Totaling Over $100 Billion 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Netflix have collectively dodged over $100 billion in global taxes so far this...

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Putin: Russia is against militarization of space but US sees it as theater of war 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Russia has consistently opposed the idea of space militarization, but the actions of the US and its allies force Moscow to...

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Denouncing Macron’s Neoliberal Pension Reforms, Hundreds of Thousands of Striking Workers Bring France to a Halt 

Dec 5, 2019 by

“We have one of the best pension systems in the world, if not the best. Yet the president has decided, purely out of ideology,...

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UN – Assange will not get a fair trial in the US 

Dec 5, 2019 by

The UN’s Torture Rapporteur (lead researcher and reporter) says that Julian Assange is being tortured and his life is at risk.Nils...

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Hugely Incriminating Phone Records Suggest Rudy Giuliani Is F—ed

Dec 5, 2019 by

The president’s lawyer should probably get a lawyer. Source: FOCUS: Hugely Incriminating Phone Records Suggest Rudy Giuliani Is...

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‘Impeach Trump for This’: Video Shows Final Hours of Teen’s Horrible Death in US Immigration Detention Center 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Contrary to claims by Border Patrol, “they didn’t take him to the hospital. They didn’t release him. They...

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Britain’s Choice Is Socialism or Barbarism 

Dec 5, 2019 by

In the Dec. 12 general election, the U.K. must decide between a humane future or an ethnonationalist lurch toward the right. Source:...

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Revealed: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Targeted in Far-Right Fake News Operation

Dec 5, 2019 by

Israeli-based group uses Facebook to spread disinformation to more than a million followers around the world, singling out Muslim US...

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Mark Ruffalo says story behind ‘Dark Waters’ exposes ‘one of the greatest cover-ups in American history’ 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Mark Ruffalo told “The View” on Thursday that his new film, “Dark Waters,” which is based on an environmental...

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‘Flat-out corruption’: DeVos accused of scheming to stop next president from canceling student loan debt

Dec 5, 2019 by

Billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this week proposed handing over the federal government’s $1.5 trillion student loan...

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Shame: As The OPCW Is Accused Of False Reporting, US Propaganda Jumps To Its Help 

Dec 5, 2019 by

An international organization published two false reports and got caught in the act. But as the false reports are in the U.S....

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NATO Should Be Dissolved

Dec 5, 2019 by

The three smartest words that Donald Trump uttered during his presidential campaign are “NATO is obsolete.” His adversary, Hillary...

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Iran Says U.S. Must Pay $130 Billion in Damages After World Court Rules Against Trump Administration

Dec 5, 2019 by

The U.S. and Iran have a decades-long history of legal dispute, with both countries largely ignoring one another’s domestic...

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Milo Runkle: Expanding Our Sphere of Concern

Dec 5, 2019 by

Milo Runkle founded Mercy for Animals when he was 15 years old. Over the last 20 years, that organization has become an important...

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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner starts dropping low-level drug charges

Dec 5, 2019 by

“We’re on the cusp of sending every single case involving mere possession of drugs to diversion,” Krasner said. “We want to get...

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Alert: Germ Warfare Lab: The Army Quietly Re-Opens It.

Dec 5, 2019 by

The Army quietly re-opens its infamous Germ Warfare Lab. The Fort Detrick Laboratory experiments with Ebola, plague, other deadly...

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Grand Illusion: The Untold Story of Rudy Giuliani and 9/11 

Dec 5, 2019 by

The troubling truth, according to a new book, is that the story that Giuliani has told, and that the press has repeated, about...

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Trump cuts short Nato summit after fellow leaders’ hot-mic video 

Dec 5, 2019 by

US president cancels press conference after video captured group of leaders apparently ridiculing him Source: Trump cuts short Nato...

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Betsy DeVos’s DOE Admits It ‘Erroneously’ Forced Nearly 46,000 Scammed Students to Repay Loans

Dec 5, 2019 by

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her Department of Education (DOE) violated a court order which prohibited the agency from...

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Nestlé cannot claim bottled water is ‘essential public service’, court rules 

Dec 5, 2019 by

Michigan’s second-highest court rules in favor of township in case that could damage company’s effort to privatize water Source:...

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Alert: Sarah Pitlyk, a Trump nominee deemed “not qualified” by the ABA, confirmed as federal judge 

Dec 5, 2019 by

The chair of the American Bar Association’s committee on the federal judiciary said Pitlyk’s “experience to date has a very...

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As Abortion Access Dwindles, App Offers Safe and Discreet Options

Dec 5, 2019 by

The Safe Abortion app was created to offer a way for people to learn about their medical options safely and discreetly. Source: As...

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Iceland Fights Climate Change the Same Way It Beat the Banking Crisis

Dec 5, 2019 by

The small nation island knows exactly what to do to avoid total collapse. Just look at how it handled the 2008 banking crisis....

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Bernie Sanders Has the Backing of Leftists Worldwide

Dec 4, 2019 by

Leftist leaders from the United Kingdom to South America have a clear ally in the U.S. presidential election. In a crowded...

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Who to know and what to look for as impeachment moves to its next phase 

Dec 4, 2019 by

A guide to watching the impeachment hearings in the House Judiciary Committee. Source: Who to know and what to look for as...

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Iraqis Rise Up Against 16 Years of “Made in the USA” Corruption 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Nearly 400 protesters have been killed since hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets at the beginning of October. Human...

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Revealed: Michael Bloomberg built a toxic, sexually charged nightmare for women 

Dec 4, 2019 by

In court filings, former Bloomberg employees say the billion-dollar company failed to protect them from discrimination, harassment,...

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Hundreds of Thousands of People, 200 Organizations to UNFCCC: Make Big Polluters Pay 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Global coalition pressures decisionmakers to hold polluting industries liable for the damage they’ve caused to help pay for real...

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The New Stateless Peoples: Confronting US Culpability in the Climate Refugee Crisis 

Dec 4, 2019 by

If floods and wildfires can take lives as surely as bombs and bullets, why has the United States adamantly denied entrance to climate...

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George Bush, Barack Obama, and the CIA Torture Cover-Up

Dec 4, 2019 by

Daniel J. Jones, former Senate investigator on the CIA torture program and Iraqi activist Raed Jarrar are this week’s guests. Source:...

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William Barr suggests ‘communities’ that protest police could lose ‘police protection’ 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Critics charged that the attorney general’s speech was an attack on minority communities that have demonstrated against police...

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‘You should have recused yourself’: Lawyer for Lev Parnas explains why Nunes’ participation in House impeachment hearings is a huge conflict of interest 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Information in the House Intelligence report vividly illustrates why Nunes should have recused himself from the House Intelligence...

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‘Sorry, but it’s fake…again’: Russian military debunk NYT report on bombing of civilians in Syria 

Dec 4, 2019 by

The New York Times has issued yet another damning report, which this time accused Russia of bombing what it called a ‘refugee camp’...

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Alert:Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit A Record High In 2019… Again. 

Dec 4, 2019 by

A new report held a few silver linings, however, as the growth was slower than in recent years and the use of coal declined. Source:...

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Massive Leak of Data Reveals Money-Hiding Secrets of Superrich—and This Is ‘Only the Beginning’ 

Dec 4, 2019 by

A massive trove of documents, data, and recorded phone calls showing how British company Formations House works to hide money for the...

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Progressives Fire Back at Buttigieg’s ‘Bad Faith’ Claim That Tuition-Free College Proposals Are Elitist 

Dec 4, 2019 by

“The type of attitude that Mayor Pete Buttigieg is exhibiting here is in fact elitist in itself.” Source: Progressives...

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If You Can’t Have Wealth Taxes, You Don’t Have a Country

Dec 4, 2019 by

The law-and-order-loving nationalist’s case for Elizabeth Warren’s tax policies. Source: If You Can’t Have Wealth Taxes, You Don’t...

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How Citizens United corrupted the US Supreme Court and guaranteed Republicans will never turn on Trump

Dec 4, 2019 by

There is a very simple reason why some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so far...

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Donald Trump In Secret Talks To Privatize U.K.’s National Heath Service 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Donald Trump is secretly working with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to work out a post-Brexit deal to privatize...

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Big Polluters Must Be ‘Held Liable’ for Destruction of Climate, Campaigners Say at COP 25 

Dec 4, 2019 by

“For decades, big polluters have gone to any lengths to block, weaken, and delay policy. That time is over.” Source: Big...

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Bernie Sanders Snags Key Iowa Endorsement 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Ahead of the 2020 caucuses, the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) Action Fund announces it is backing the Vermont...

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Moral Injury and America’s Endless Conflicts: A Legacy of a New Kind of War

Dec 4, 2019 by

 When an announcement of a ‘Moral Injury Symposium’ turned up in my email, I was a bit startled to see that it came from...

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The Long-Forgotten Robert Mueller Has Returned 

Dec 4, 2019 by

As the Judiciary Committee drafts its articles of impeachment, it will have to decide how much of the special counsel’s findings it...

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‘A Damning Indictment’: Global Poll Shows 71% Support Regulation of Tech Giants to Protect Data Privacy 

Dec 4, 2019 by

“People want to see an end to tech companies trampling over our right to privacy.” Source: ‘A Damning...

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Ukraine? Yes. But Trump Must Also Be Impeached for Obstruction

Dec 4, 2019 by

This is about the specifics of a constitution that can only work if the president cooperates with congressional investigations....

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Pete Buttigieg’s Willful Illusion

Dec 4, 2019 by

It’s hard to avoid concluding that Buttigieg’s “illusion” about desegregation is the same willful sort indulged by white people the...

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30 Years of Jailhouse Snitch Scandals

Dec 4, 2019 by

More than 140 people have been exonerated in murder cases involving jailhouse informant testimony since the U.S. Supreme Court signed...

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Iceland puts well-being ahead of GDP in budget 

Dec 4, 2019 by

The Nordic nation’s PM says modern governments need to value green energy and family welfare more. Source: Iceland puts...

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‘What Cruelty Looks Like’: Trump Finalizes Plan to Strip Food Aid From 750,000 Low-Income People by 2020 

Dec 4, 2019 by

“When it came to tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, Trump felt the nation’s finances were firm enough to give up...

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‘Disgraceful Sham’: George Zimmerman Sues Parents of Trayvon Martin, Others for $100 Million 

Dec 4, 2019 by

“Imagine killing an unarmed child and then suing his parents.” Source: ‘Disgraceful Sham’: George Zimmerman...

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Norman Finkelstein: Fatou Bensouda Has Done Everything In Her Power To Prevent An Investigation Of The Israeli Crimes By The ICC 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Now, in the course of the occupation and the blockade, there have been several incidents as they are called in international law...

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Indictments charge 25 corrections officers with using excessive force, intimidation to dominate Maryland jails 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Prosecutors said Tuesday that 25 Maryland corrections tactical unit officers have been indicted on hundreds of counts related to...

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Trump Was Right: NATO Should Be Obsolete

Dec 4, 2019 by

Rather than being a strong alliance with a clear purpose, NATO, this 70-year-old organization that is meeting in London on December...

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 Abolish Immigration Prisons 

Dec 4, 2019 by

We should shut down these institutions, end the suffering they cause and redirect the money. Source: Opinion | Abolish Immigration...

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Revealed: Trump Border Wall $400 Million Contract Handed to Company Owned by Republican Donor Who Promoted Firm on Fox News

Dec 4, 2019 by

The Department of Defence has announced Fisher Sand and Gravel Co, from North Dakota, will build new barriers in Arizona following...

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‘Child’ Trump ripped to shreds for storming out of NATO summit after video shows world leaders mocking him 

Dec 4, 2019 by

President Donald Trump abruptly exited the NATO summit after canceling his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and...

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“Parasite” Reaches Toward a Classless Future We Haven’t Fully Imagined

Dec 4, 2019 by

The film exposes the cruelty of capitalism and urges us to keep imagining new futures. Source: “Parasite” Reaches Toward a Classless...

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Cheap at Last, Batteries Are Making a Solar Dream Come True

Dec 4, 2019 by

Solar power is increasingly available around the clock as energy storage become more affordable. Source: Cheap at Last, Batteries Are...

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Trump Campaign Liaison Charged With Funneling Illegal Campaign Contributions 

Dec 4, 2019 by

George Nader, a key Mueller witness, allegedly conspired to conceal more than $3 million in illegal campaign contributions, the...

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China gene-edited baby experiment ‘may have created unintended mutations’

Dec 4, 2019 by

 Crispr remains an imperfect tool because it can lead to unwanted or “off-target” edits, making its use in humans hugely...

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Shame: Democratic Party Calls On Washington Metro Transit Authority To Intervene Against Striking Transit Workers 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Democrats acknowledge “that the decisions to privatize pieces of WMATA have been made with an eye toward financial stability,”...

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Over Secretive ALEC Meeting 

Dec 4, 2019 by

Today, lawyers and advocates from Puente, Mijente, Arizona Palestine Solidarity Alliance, Black Lives Matter Phoenix Metro, the...

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Moving Jobs to Mexico Was a Feature, Not a Bug, of NAFTA 

Dec 4, 2019 by

The loss of high-paying, union manufacturing jobs to Mexico was exactly the result NAFTA was designed for. Source: Moving Jobs to...

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UN Receives Reports That US Citizens Have Been Tortured

Dec 3, 2019 by

The reports are in and the conclusion is unavoidable—a number of American citizens are stating they have been tortured by their...

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Dear President Trump: The Ultimate Impeachment Deal Is To Abdicate Right Now 

Dec 3, 2019 by

A truly great dealmaker negotiates his exit package: No public humiliation, no jail time for you or your children, burnish your...

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‘He’s Just…Erased’: PBS 2020 Segment Finds Time for Klobuchar, Sestak, and Bullock—But Completely Ignores Bernie Sanders 

Dec 3, 2019 by

“Remember that Sanders has been #1 in two out of three recent New Hampshire polls, and is currently second in Iowa, ahead of...

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The New York Times’ Long History Of Endorsing US-Backed Coups 

Dec 3, 2019 by

The New York Times Editorial Board, it seems, rarely meets a coup backed by the US government that it doesn’t approve of. Source: The...

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Traditional ‘foreign policy’ no longer exists. Democrats are the last to know 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Progressives need a new doctrine, championing the interests of the global 99% against a transnational oligarchy Source: Traditional...

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Middle America: The Danger for Democrats 

Dec 3, 2019 by

To insist that not coming on too strong is what’s needed in 2020 is to miss the whole lesson of the rightwing populist rise of Trump....

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The media keeps ignoring the biggest story of the impeachment proceedings 

Dec 3, 2019 by

By treating as no big deal the fact that basically half the country supports removing the president of the United States from office,...

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Complicity With Imperialism Is Holding Back the Anti-Trump Resistance

Dec 3, 2019 by

The imperial fantasy of endless war for perpetual peace continues to thrive. Source: Complicity With Imperialism Is Holding Back the...

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North Korea says US must choose “Christmas gift” as nuclear diplomacy deadline for Donald Trump administration nears 

Dec 3, 2019 by

The statement came as North Korea continues to dial up pressure on Washington and Seoul ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s...

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Pelosi Frustrates Progressives by Stalling Pro-Labor Bill While Pushing Trump’s Trade Deal 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Progressives on Monday criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for reportedly leaving a broadly popular bill boosting union membership...

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How Biden Helped Create the Student Debt Problem He Now Promises to Fix

Dec 3, 2019 by

The former vice-president and 2020 presidential hopeful backed a 2005 bill that stripped students of bankruptcy protections and left...

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By Any Measure, Capital Punishment Is a Failed Policy

Dec 3, 2019 by

states continue to carry out executions in the face of serious questions about the influence of racism, mental illness, or...

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New impeachment report reveals Pentagon is still withholding key evidence from Congress 

Dec 3, 2019 by

As the report states, Defense Secretary Mark Esper still hasn’t handed over documents that detail emails sent to Deputy Assistant...

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Revealed: The ‘Silicon Six’ Is Dodging Taxes to the Tune of Billions 

Dec 3, 2019 by

A new analysis from the U.K.-based Fair Tax Mark exposes the greed of tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and...

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Prosecutor Sentence Review Units Would Revisit Punishments from the Past 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Over the last decade, more than 30 district attorneys nationwide have established conviction integrity units. The standalone teams of...

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Robert Mueller Report Secret Memos Revealed After BuzzFeed FOIA Lawsuit

Dec 3, 2019 by

BuzzFeed News sued the US government for the right to see all the work that Mueller’s team kept secret. We published the second...

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Democrats’ Impeachment Plan – Roadmap to Nowhere?

Dec 3, 2019 by

That’s where the Democrats appear to be taking us. At this point, no one knows how it will turn out, and I long to be wrong in my...

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Meet the Big Polluters Sponsoring COP25

Dec 3, 2019 by

Whether it’s subsidies or the global response to this crisis, around the world, the influence of industries like the fossil fuel...

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READ IT: Democrats’ House impeachment report against Trump 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released their report outlining impeachable offenses committed by President Donald...

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The only antidote to a campaign of lies is a campaign of truth 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Today’s politics combine technology with propaganda, disinformation and corruption. But there is an alternative Source: The only...

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