US ‘Hypocrisy’ Decried as Report Shows Same Trump Team Attacking Iran Deal Pushed to Give Saudis Nuclear Secrets

Feb 23, 2019 by

 Clearly “neither human rights nor a nuclear program have been the real concern of the U.S.,” says Javad Zarif Source: US...

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Julian Assange receives new Australian passport

Feb 23, 2019 by

Fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been issued with a new Australian passport after lengthy negotiations. The new passport...

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With Trump Pushing Regime Change in Venezuela, Critics Warn News Outlets Failing US Viewers Once Again

Feb 23, 2019 by

“If the US had a major state TV network it would sound exactly like this. 100% pure, uncritical cheerleading.” Source:...

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The U.S. Regime-Change Agenda in Venezuela, Haiti, and Egypt

Feb 23, 2019 by

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION has set a deadline of February 23 for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to bow down to the U.S. U.S....

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Bernie Sanders Names Diverse Group Of Campaign Co-Chairs 

Feb 23, 2019 by

California Rep. Ro Khanna, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner and Ben Cohen, a co-founder of Ben...

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Corporate PAC Donation History For 2020 Democratic Candidates Reveals Few Surprises 

Feb 23, 2019 by

Half of the leading Democratic candidates accepted six-figure amounts from corporate political action committees during their most...

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Ilhan Omar, AIPAC, and the 2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders

Feb 23, 2019 by

The Democratic Party is having an internal battle over Israel and the BDS movement — and the 2020 contenders are paying attention....

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Bernie Sanders’ Foreign Policy Advantage is Clear and Substantial 

Feb 23, 2019 by

What separates him in this race are his well-defined foreign policy views and his synthesis of domestic and international concerns....

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US Media Erase Years of Chavismo’s Gains in Venezuela

Feb 23, 2019 by

 Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution, which took off with the election of President Hugo Chavez in December 1998, frequently and...

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Press gorges on the Jussie Smollett story, bypasses right-wing terrorist plotting to kill Democrats

Feb 23, 2019 by

Journalism is based on judgment and on deciding which stories to cover and which stories to downplay. This week, lots of national...

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Venezuela MUST Sue US in Int’l. Court for Creating Famine by Sanctioning All Oil Sales & Seizing $ 

Feb 23, 2019 by

Unable to sell any oil, the Venezuelan government could quickly run out of cash. The result could be a humanitarian catastrophe, a...

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What I Learned From Knocking On 4,000+ Doors In 2018

Feb 23, 2019 by

The Democratic Party is slowly losing African-American voters. I’ve listened, watched, and read about/from many black people who felt...

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Justice Department, Democrats Brace for Fight Over Access to Mueller Report

Feb 23, 2019 by

he Justice Department and Democratic lawmakers are bracing for a fight over access to the evidence uncovered by special counsel...

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Noam Chomsky: Alternative Media Is Extraordinarily Useful, but It’s Under Attack From Silicon Valley’s Advertising Model

Feb 23, 2019 by

 In recent years, Chomsky has turned his prodigious mind to the existential threat of global warming, a ‘threat to the...

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VICE Recovers Grim History for an Amnesiac America 

Feb 23, 2019 by

The prologue to Adam McKay’s film about Dick Cheney, which has a fair shot at winning Best Picture on Oscar night, includes a telling...

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Alert: PM Netanyahu partners with Kahanist Terrorist Elements, seeking another Term 

Feb 23, 2019 by

Netanyahu, leader of the far right Likud Party, faces a challenge from the coalition of a center-right general, Benny Gantz, and a...

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Study: voter ID laws don’t reduce voter fraud — or voter turnout

Feb 23, 2019 by

The laws don’t seem to do what critics fear or proponents hope. Source: Study: voter ID laws don’t reduce voter fraud — or voter...

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Bernie Sanders Called Ilhan Omar to Offer His Support Amid Anti-Semitism Controversy

Feb 23, 2019 by

The senator privately reached out to Omar after she was criticized by both parties for trafficking in anti-Semitic tropes while...

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One-Party Rule in 49 State Legislatures Reflects Flaws in Democratic Process

Feb 23, 2019 by

Across the U.S., Republicans control 30 statehouses and the Democrats control 18. That is the largest number of one-party controlled...

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‘We won’t be war profiteers’: Microsoft workers protest $480m army contract 

Feb 23, 2019 by

Microsoft workers are calling on their employer to cancel a $480m contract to provide the US army with augmented reality (AR)...

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Revealed: Donald Trump tried to reward a Mar-a-Lago member with billions extorted from Qatar

Feb 23, 2019 by

In April of 2018, Donald Trump pushed the Qatari sovereign wealth fund—the same fund that had recently bailed out Jared...

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Trump to Bar Abortion Referrals by Family Planning Clinics 

Feb 23, 2019 by

Reproductive rights groups decry Trump’s latest announcement, saying it further restricts women’s rights. Source: Trump...

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 Following the Foreign-Policy Money Trail in Washington: How Middle Eastern Powers Fund Think Tanks

Feb 23, 2019 by

Every year foreign governments pour tens of millions of dollars into those very institutions and, though many think tanks are...

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NJ Senate passes bill that would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases tax returns

Feb 23, 2019 by

The New Jersey state Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to pass a bill that would keep presidential candidates off the state’s...

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Roger Waters Slams Richard Branson for Fronting US Trojan-Horse “Aid” to Venezuela

Feb 23, 2019 by

“It has nothing to do with the needs of the Venezuelan people. It has nothing to do with democracy. It has nothing to do with...

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How Kushner and Other Key Trump Officials Plotted to Give Saudis the Atom Bomb in Return for Billions

Feb 23, 2019 by

Gen. Michael Flynn and then Jared Kushner pushed a scheme that required breaking US law, which forbids technology transfers that...

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Meet the new UN ambassador nominee – a billionaire GOP donor and science denier who gave Trump millions 

Feb 23, 2019 by

President Donald Trump promised he’d always hire the “best people” during his presidential campaign, but not only has that turned out...

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Robert Mueller files 800+ page sentencing memo for Paul Manafort 

Feb 23, 2019 by

Already, the 69-year-old Manafort faces a potential sentence of 19 to 24 years in his Virginia financial fraud case. The sentencing...

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Why Cities Should Stop Playing Amazon’s Game 

Feb 23, 2019 by

In my research as an economist studying corporate welfare, I have reviewed much evidence on the effectiveness of tax and other...

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The Supreme Court Needs an Ethics Code

Feb 23, 2019 by

Supreme Court justices—whose decisions are often irreversible and have the widest impact—are the only judges in our...

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In Secret Final Interview, Jamal Khashoggi Says Only Bernie Sanders Was Willing To Stand Up To Saudi Arabia

Feb 23, 2019 by

The transcript of the interview was unpublished up until yesterday when Newsweek reported on Khashoggi’s belief that the only...

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Alert: 90,000 Immigrant Spouses Could Soon Lose Work Authorization, Thanks to Trump

Feb 23, 2019 by

The Trump administration’s crackdown on documented immigration moved one major step forward Wednesday, when the Department of...

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Alert: CNN Hires Trump Official Who Used CNN Bomber’s Rhetoric

Feb 23, 2019 by

Former Justice Department spokesperson Sarah Isgur has been an active foot soldier in the right’s decades-long assault on journalism....

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‘You didn’t vote for me’: Senator Dianne Feinstein responds to young green activists 

Feb 23, 2019 by

Sunrise Movement says California senator reacted with ‘smugness and disrespect’ to their campaigning for New Green Deal Source:...

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USA Today investigation of old racist yearbook photos finds one published by its own editor

Feb 23, 2019 by

the editor of the yearbook and designer of the page containing the blackface photo was none other than Nicole Carroll, USA Today’s...

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Varanasi will be first city with zero discharge of pollutants into Ganga 

Feb 23, 2019 by

The holy city of Varanasi, also the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is all set to become the first city...

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Jair Bolsonaro’s First 53 Days as President of Brazil Have Been a Resounding, Scandalous Failure

Feb 23, 2019 by

Weak, isolated, and beset by scandals, Jair Bolsonaro, his inner circle, and his presidency are mired in chaos. Source: Jair...

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Whether wegetarian or flexitarian – ethical eating is working 

Feb 23, 2019 by

If you sometimes make food choices based on your values rather than your pocketbook or fancy, you should know that those small,...

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Alert: Southwest Airlines mechanics are worried the planes are falling apart

Feb 23, 2019 by

Southwest Airlines’ announcement today of an “operational emergency”, in which the company grounded and cancelled a huge number of...

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Koch Network Pushes Deceitful Textbook on Cash-Strapped Schools

Feb 23, 2019 by

A new Arizona school textbook is an interesting study in dark money advancing libertarian propaganda. Source: Koch Network Pushes...

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Underserved Communities Increasingly Support Public Banking To Rectify Wall Street Abuses 

Feb 23, 2019 by

People from all hues of the political spectrum are recognizing that having local transparent control over the creation of credit...

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February 23 Actions Venezuela!

Feb 22, 2019 by

The weekend of February 23 – the 1 month anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup attempt in Venezuela – will be marked by internationally...

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The Case for Sanders/Warren 2020: The Populist Dream Team Ticket to Win A Green New Deal

Feb 22, 2019 by

If the Left allows itself to be fractured between Sanders and Warren, a joint Biden/Beto ticket could win the Democratic primary and...

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‘Everyone. Needs. To. Watch. It.’: Democrat Dianne Feinstein Explains to Children Why She Won’t Back Green New Deal

Feb 22, 2019 by

“This is a fight for our generation’s survival. Her reaction is why young people desperately want new leadership in...

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As Trump Pushes for Overthrow in Venezuela, Sanders Warns Against Repeating History’s Mistake

Feb 22, 2019 by

“The United States has a very bad record of intervening in Latin American countries and that must not happen again,” said...

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Why Are Democrats Trying to Torpedo the Korea Peace Talks? 

Feb 22, 2019 by

There is a growing split between liberal US politicians and South Korean progressives on the peace process. Source: Why Are Democrats...

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Proof Trump Administration Is Guilty Of Silencing Julian Assange 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Julian was gagged on March 28th, 2018 and had no access to the internet, visitors or the telephone.  Ecuador President Lenin Moreno...

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Why didn’t Amazon pay federal taxes for the second consecutive year? 

Feb 22, 2019 by

The company nearly doubled its profits to $11.2bn in 2018 from $5.6bn the year before and, for the second year running didn’t pay a...

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Trump’s Contra War Redux in Latin America 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Today, in a period of de’jà vu, the Donald Trump administration has embarked on a Reaganesque policy of covertly shipping arms...

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China Is Reportedly Building a Solar Power Station in Space

Feb 22, 2019 by

China’s Academy of Space Technology is working on an orbital power plant that would capture solar energy in space and beam it...

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It’s Foreign Policy That Distinguishes Bernie This Time

Feb 22, 2019 by

He’s challenging American exceptionalism in a far more radical way than his 2020 competitors are. Source: It’s Foreign Policy...

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‘Operation Divide the Left’: Analysis Shows 2020 Online Disinformation Campaign Already Well Underway

Feb 22, 2019 by

As the pool of candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president continues to grow, so does a “sustained and...

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Religious Right Congressional Candidate Mired in Ballot Fraud Inquiry Contradicted by Son’s Testimony, Abandons Quest to be Seated in U.S. House 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Harris is a pastor and a Religious Right favorite who was supported by Karen Pence, “historian” David Barton, Christian...

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The Migrant Caravan: Made in USA 

Feb 22, 2019 by

 Though the phenomenon of Central American caravans isn’t new, never before have thousands of people decided to flee from criminal...

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How Democrats Can Avoid Turning Their Presidential Primaries into a Circular Firing Squad

Feb 22, 2019 by

Some rules of engagement for Democratic candidates and their supporte Source: How Democrats Can Avoid Turning Their Presidential...

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Congress to subpoena full Mueller report if AG Barr withholds parts, Blumenthal says

Feb 22, 2019 by

Mueller could issue his report as early as next week, per media outlets Source: Congress to subpoena full Mueller report if AG Barr...

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Netflix Made $845 Million In Profits And Paid $0 In Taxes Under New GOP Tax Law

Feb 22, 2019 by

Chances are you, and everyone else you know, paid more in taxes than Netflix did thanks to the Republican tax plan. The Institute on...

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Investigators, Reporters Close In On The Origins Of Those Fake Net Neutrality Comments

Feb 22, 2019 by

Gizmodo’s Dell Cameron  obtained leaked investigation data linking many of the bogus comments to several Trumpland-linked...

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A Call to Halt an Illegal Invasion of Venezuela

Feb 22, 2019 by

Unfortunately, the inertia over regime change in Venezuela bears a striking resemblance to what happened in the lead-up to the U.S....

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House introduces resolution to block Trump’s national emergency 

Feb 22, 2019 by

House Democrats have introduced a resolution to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration to fund his border wall,...

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Lessons From The Roman Empire For The US Empire

Feb 22, 2019 by

But it was those trillions of dollars — The Donald claims seven trillion of them — that the neocons began sinking into...

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Who Was Behind the Plan to Give Saudi Arabia Nuclear Power, and What Was Their Agenda? — “Trump, Inc.” Extra

Feb 22, 2019 by

We talk with the ProPublica reporter who helped uncover the Trump administration’s plan to bring nuclear technology to the Saudis....

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Sanders returns Palestine to the centre of the political debate in the US 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Sanders has become one of the strongest critics of Israeli government policy, reflecting a debate that continues to grow and has...

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Judge may order Trump to reunite thousands more separated families

Feb 22, 2019 by

A federal judge overseeing the reunification of nearly 3,000 separated families said the Trump administration may need to reunite...

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Senators Not Backing Green New Deal Received On Average 7 Times As Much Fossil Fuel Cash 

Feb 22, 2019 by

The oil, gas and coal industries’ donations heavily favor the lawmakers who have so far refused to back the only climate policy to...

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Article: Billionaire Back-Stabbing of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with Times Square Sign – Her Defenders Fight Back 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is getting some negative reviews in her home city. Fresh off helping drive Amazon’s planned...

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Is Facebook the Next Company to Censor Freedom?

Feb 22, 2019 by

According to an article published by Bloomberg last week, Facebook may soon take steps to reduce or remove access to any content it...

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New York Prosecutors Will Charge Manafort In Bid To Prevent Trump Pardon: Reports 

Feb 22, 2019 by

The president has so far refused to take pardoning his former campaign chairman off the table. Source: New York Prosecutors Will...

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The Coast Guard Lieutenant’s Arrest Fits a Pattern of Terrorism Linked to Anti-Government and White Nationalist Extremism

Feb 22, 2019 by

The arrest of a heavily armed white nationalist in Maryland on Wednesday follows another year of deadly far-right extremism. Source:...

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McCabe’s ‘masterful chess move’ may have cemented Mueller’s appointment and Trump’s fate

Feb 22, 2019 by

The way McCabe decided to structure the cases had both practical impact and, in retrospect, symbolic importance. Symbolically, it...

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Jussie Smollett’s Legal Team Says Police Trampled On ‘Presumption Of Innocence’ 

Feb 22, 2019 by

“Today we witnessed an organized law enforcement spectacle that has no place in the American legal system,” the statement read. “The...

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These Are The Richest Families In The World 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Here are the 10 wealthiest families in the world. Source: These Are The Richest Families In The World –...

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Trump Trade War Triggering $1.9 Billion Plunge In Farm Exports: USDA

Feb 22, 2019 by

American farm exports are expected to plunge $1.9 billion in fiscal 2019, compared to the previous year, largely due to President...

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In Teachers’ Strikes, Unions Focus on Social Justice, Not Just Salaries

Feb 22, 2019 by

Teacher unions are not always — and not often — the leaders of broader social justice movements. Now that’s changing due...

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Alabama Newspaper Publisher Goodloe Sutton Doubles Down: ‘The KKK Are The Nicest’

Feb 22, 2019 by

The publisher, who had called for the Klan to “ride again,” also said his critics can “go to hell.” Source:...

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Barack Obama and Steph Curry have some great advice about being better men. 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Both men are powerful reminders that true “Alpha males” are those who provide, who nurture and who are comfortable with themselves. A...

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Chris McDonald: Rep. Ilhan Omar Must Be Removed From Office Because She Might be a Suicide Bomber 

Feb 22, 2019 by

“This lady is so radical, this lady embraces Islamic jihad,” McDonald said. “It would not be surprising to me if this lady don’t...

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Colin Kaepernick: Moving the Goal Post Forward 

Feb 22, 2019 by

In the spirit of a few Black athletes before him, Kaepernick has used his status to elevate an issue that white America continues to...

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By Helping Wealthy Cuban Exiles, Trump Might Hurt Ordinary Cuban Citizens 

Feb 22, 2019 by

Activating a provision that allows rich exiles to sue in American court for property lost during the 1959 revolution would raise...

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Trump presidency continues to devalue Trump brand as another NYC building votes to change its name

Feb 22, 2019 by

Yet another Manhattan condo association has decided that living in a Trump-branded building is no longer desirable. A Riverside...

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Rick Wiles Blames the Jews for Trump Administration Push to Decriminalize Homosexuality 

Feb 22, 2019 by

End Times broadcaster Rick Wiles reacted angrily on his “TruNews” program last night to the news that the Trump administration is...

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Resisting Trump Is Not Enough: 20,000 Activists Ask Democratic Candidates Where They Stand on Bold Agenda

Feb 21, 2019 by

We will see what impact the Pledge/Agenda will have on the 2020 political debate. The multiple-candidate field will create a dynamic...

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100 Most Overpaid CEOs Report Shows Sharp Increase in Shareholder Opposition by Many Large Funds

Feb 21, 2019 by

This report marks the fifth year As You Sow has provided these research results. What has changed the most over these years is that...

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Progressives Should Support Open Borders—With No Apology

Feb 21, 2019 by

Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s a political winner for the left.. When President Donald...

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Republican Mark Harris calls for new election in North Carolina House race after state election board hears testimony about voter fraud 

Feb 21, 2019 by

Republican House candidate Mark Harris is now calling for a new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. In the 2018...

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10 Mind-Blowing Pentagon Audit Reports All Americans Need To Know 

Feb 21, 2019 by

While trillions of dollars in military spending have gone unaccounted for, a record number of Pentagon whistleblowers have been...

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Warning: First Venezuela, Now Nicaragua? Bolton Says Ortega’s Days ‘Numbered’ & People ‘Will Soon Be Free’

Feb 21, 2019 by

US President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy advisor John Bolton appears dead set on resuming his decades-long stand-off with...

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Alert: Former Trump Administration Official To Coordinate CNN’s 2020 Coverage

Feb 21, 2019 by

Sarah Isgur Flores was the leading spokeswoman at the Justice Department under former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Source: Former...

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Alert: Seeking Legal Cover For War, Trump Administration Attempts To Tie Iran, al-Qaeda

Feb 21, 2019 by

Dominated by those hawkish against Iran, the Trump Administration has a sizable contingent that has been itching to start a war with...

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Elizabeth Warren Is Not Afraid of the Democrats 

Feb 21, 2019 by

The 2020 presidential candidate has a long track record of opposing lobbyists, billionaires, the Republicans—and her own party....

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Who Is Refusing to Back the Green New Deal? Follow the Fossil Fuel Money

Feb 21, 2019 by

“The Green New Deal is our generation’s last and best hope at avoiding climate catastrophe in our lifetimes. Any...

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US court reopens Palestinian lawsuit against billionaire Israel donor Adelson 

Feb 21, 2019 by

A US appeals court has reopened a billion-dollar lawsuit against Jewish-American tycoon Sheldon Adelson, which seeks to hold him and...

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Financial Blockade: Chronology Of A Strategy To Destroy Venezuela

Feb 21, 2019 by

Sanctions against Venezuela are real and palpable mechanisms of destruction of the State, its identity and, with it, of Venezuelan...

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Alert: To Save Himself, Benjamin Netanyahu Empowers Israel’s Most Racist Extremists

Feb 21, 2019 by

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s effort to bring the ultra-right, extreme racist Otzma Yehudit (‘Jewish Power’) party...

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Venezuela Advances Investigation Against Guaido

Feb 21, 2019 by

“Clearly, this legislative body through criminal means intends to seize national powers,” Attorney General Tarek William Saab said....

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Alert: America’s Hostile Venezuela Policy Is Slowly Strangling Haiti

Feb 21, 2019 by

These small island states know the great peril of allowing the anachronistic Monroe Doctrine (1823) to be fully revived. The idea...

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Supreme Court’s New Ruling on Civil Asset Forfeiture Is Pretty Huge

Feb 21, 2019 by

 States cannot ignore the Constitution when imposing fines or confiscating people’s property in civil or criminal cases, the...

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Coast Guard lieutenant who is white nationalist, planned mass terrorist attack against politicians and journalists, prosecutors allege

Feb 21, 2019 by

A Maryland man called for ‘focused violence’ to ‘establish a white homeland’ and created a target list that included journalists and...

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Venezuela Expels Euro Deputies Amid Reports Of Talks With Washington

Feb 21, 2019 by

The four European Parliamentarians who went to #Venezuela to confer with #Guaidó acted unprofessionally in not respecting the...

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New York Times columnist Ross Douthat claims WASPs were better rulers — and longs to restore the white elite 

Feb 21, 2019 by

The reality is that the WASP power Douthat remembers longingly was enriched by Jim and Jane Crow, redlining, housing segregation and...

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