Yale historian maps out the GOP gameplan to steal future elections — and warns it’s ‘happening right before our eyes’ 

Sep 27, 2021 by

“The game is we cast doubt on 2020, we pass voter suppression laws…. If we get ahold of the House and the Senate in 2022, we...

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Biden Admin Could Handle Legal Barriers to Transferring COVID Vaccine Technology

Sep 27, 2021 by

In short, the Biden administration could find ways around the legal weapons that Moderna and Pfizer might use to block the transfer...

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Alert: More Americans couldn’t get enough to eat in 2020 – a change that hit the middle class hardest

Sep 27, 2021 by

Americans in households with annual incomes from $50,000 to $75,000 experienced the sharpest increase in food insufficiency when the...

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Interlocking Crises in Congress Have Simple Solutions

Sep 27, 2021 by

Democrats could just end the legislative filibuster anytime they want and repeal the debt limit. But if they have to go the...

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UN chief warns humanity is ‘unacceptably close to nuclear annihilation’ 

Sep 27, 2021 by

“Now is the time to lift the cloud of nuclear conflict for good, eliminate nuclear weapons from our world, and usher in a new...

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How the Media’s Framing of the Budget Debate Favors the Right

Sep 27, 2021 by

They call it a $3.5 trillion spending bill. More accurately, it’s a $60 billion-a-year investment bill. Imagine how different the...

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Why are corporate Democrats okay with killing Biden’s legislative agenda? 

Sep 27, 2021 by

It’s one thing to oppose portions of the infrastructure/reconciliation package. It’s another to argue that opposition is...

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UK Labour Conference Condemns AUKUS as Threat to World Peace

Sep 27, 2021 by

“AUKUS is the next step in a new cold war with China,” said one opponent of the trilateral agreement. “It makes the...

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Revealed: US government, CIA plotted to kidnap or assassinate Assange in London

Sep 27, 2021 by

An explosive investigative report by Yahoo News has revealed plans at the highest levels of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)...

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Alert: RNC Official Reveals GOP Plan to Ramp Up Election Lawsuits in 2022

Sep 27, 2021 by

In Michigan on Friday, a top Republican National Committee (RNC) official informed Republican leaders of the party’s plan to continue...

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Donald Trump Is Building an Army. He Can No Longer Be Ignored.

Sep 27, 2021 by

The warning signs may be obscured by the distractions of politics, the pandemic, the economy and global crises, and by wishful...

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Haitian migrants at the border: An asylum law scholar explains how US skirts its legal and moral duties

Sep 27, 2021 by

Haitians have suffered from discriminatory treatment in immigration for decades, and it would, I believe, be naïve to attribute this...

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There was a method to the madness of the Trump coup memos

Sep 27, 2021 by

Any lingering doubts about the premeditated nature of the first Trump coup and the events of January 6 have been laid to rest by the...

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Palestinians will always punch holes in Israel’s walls 

Sep 27, 2021 by

Palestinians are left with two choices: to accept defeat and submit to the will of Zionist colonizers, or to say “no” and remain...

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Israeli PM Naftali Bennett Mentions Palestinians Exactly Zero Times During UN Address

Sep 27, 2021 by

Pretending they don’t exist, said one advocacy group, “is how he justifies stealing their land, detaining their children,...

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Biden Bends to the Nuclear Bureaucracy 

Sep 27, 2021 by

A top-level Pentagon official has reportedly been dismissed for the crime of being skeptical about our nuclear weapons policies....

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New York May Tap National Guard to Replace Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers

Sep 27, 2021 by

New York Governor Kathy Hochul is considering employing the National Guard and out-of-state medical workers to fill hospital staffing...

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‘Fantastic!’: Berlin Votes to Expropriate 240K Apartments From Corporate Landlords

Sep 27, 2021 by

“Which cities will follow its lead?” asked one advocate, after 56% of voters told Berlin’s municipal government to...

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Trump Aides Refusing to Testify Before Jan 6 Committee May Face Criminal Charges

Sep 27, 2021 by

Amember of the congressional select committee tasked with investigating the January 6 Capitol riot said that if the four individuals...

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Pfizer, Moderna Eye Windfall Profits as COVID Booster Rollout Begins 

Sep 27, 2021 by

One analyst predicted COVID boosters alone will bring in about $26 billion in global sales next year for Pfizer — who splits...

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 Abolish the Debt Ceiling. Do It Now 

Sep 27, 2021 by

The GOP used the debt ceiling to force spending cuts in 2011. It can’t be allowed again. Source: Opinion | Abolish the Debt Ceiling....

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These GOP grifters will be the death of this republic 

Sep 27, 2021 by

Republican appointees on the US Supreme Court cracked open the door for professional grifters in 1976 when, for the first time in...

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How Huge Military Contractors Will Get Even Richer Off The Australian Submarine Deal

Sep 27, 2021 by

To make these submarines, including Australia’s, we are talking about commitment to a very long-term and large-scale program...

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House Dems’ Reconciliation Bill Would Add Dental Benefits to Medicare — in 2028

Sep 27, 2021 by

as currently written, Democrats’ legislation wouldn’t roll out the new dental coverage until 2028, a lag that progressives say is...

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‘Chilling’: Facial recognition firm Clearview AI hits watchdog groups with subpoenas

Sep 27, 2021 by

Advocacy groups argue the company is trying to bully critics. Source: ‘Chilling’: Facial recognition firm Clearview AI...

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Police Officers Resist Getting Vaccinated for Covid-19, Now Their No. 1 Killer 

Sep 27, 2021 by

Vaccination rates among police officers lag behind those of communities in which they work in major U.S. cities, though the disease...

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Biden said Border Patrol agents ‘will pay’ for treatment of Haitian migrants. Texas Gov. Abbott offered them jobs.

Sep 27, 2021 by

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott promised to hire any Border Patrol agents who get in trouble for what President Biden called...

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$3.5 Trillion for the Build Back Better Agenda Is Much, Much Less Money Than You Think

Sep 27, 2021 by

This big, scary-sounding number represents just 1.2 percent of U.S. GDP over the next 10 years. Source: Build Back Better Costs Much...

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As Merkel Era Ends, Germany Inches to the Left

Sep 27, 2021 by

Germany’s center-left Social Democrats won the biggest share of the vote in a national election Sunday, narrowly beating outgoing...

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Leaked PAC Email Applauds Kyrsten Sinema’s Attempts to Derail Reconciliation Bill

Sep 27, 2021 by

In a leaked email, No Labels’ director praised Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for her “heroic efforts” on the infrastructure bill. Source:...

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If Trump’s Adult Children Helped Him Commit Fraud, New York Prosecutors Are About to Find Out

Sep 27, 2021 by

A judge has ordered the Trump Organization to hand over Ivanka, Eric, and Don Jr.’s company devices to the New York Attorney...

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ACLU Statement on International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s Decision to “Deprioritize” War Crime Allegations Against the U.S. in Afghanistan

Sep 27, 2021 by

We are deeply disappointed in the ICC chief prosecutor’s decision to ‘deprioritize’ investigations into possible war crimes and...

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Federal Prisons’ Switch to Scanning Mail Is Surveillance Nightmare

Sep 27, 2021 by

The Bureau of Prisons has piloted a program that can give authorities “huge secret intelligence into the public sender of postal...

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Dems Who Opposed Pentagon Cuts Received Nearly 4x More Donations From Weapons Makers

Sep 27, 2021 by

The latest passage of the NDAA “is particularly strong evidence that Pentagon contractors’ interests easily take...

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Analysis reveals why Trump’s ability to steal the presidency in 2024 could hinge on this key race 

Sep 27, 2021 by

“Pennsylvania — the closest battleground state with the most electoral votes, where the election was called for Biden...

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The Democratic Tent Got Too Big And They Are Now 2 Distinct Parties With Little In Common

Sep 27, 2021 by

The Democratic Party is either going to be the party of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt or the Party of Thomas Dewey and Dwight...

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Race to the bottom: the disastrous blindfolded rush to mine the deep sea 

Sep 27, 2021 by

One of the largest mining operations ever seen on Earth aims to despoil an ocean we are only barely beginning to understand Source:...

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National Advocacy Groups Representing Tens of Millions of Americans Come Together to Support Tax on Ultra-Wealthy to Build Back Better 

Sep 27, 2021 by

National advocacy groups and unions representing millions of Americans came together on a national mobilization call with U.S. Sen....

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The Supreme Court’s fall from grace gives Democrats a big opening

Sep 27, 2021 by

2000’s Bush v. Gore should have shattered “the facade” utterly, but didn’t. Why? For one thing, 9/11. For...

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References to the “Texas Taliban” Are Racist and Colonial. Here’s Why.

Sep 27, 2021 by

Using Taliban imagery to decry the Texas abortion ban is an old colonial move that reeks of Islamophobia. Source: References to the...

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These Cities and States Are Fighting the Tide and Expanding Abortion Access 

Sep 27, 2021 by

For decades, the anti-choice movement has focused on state- and local-level victories. Now, the abortion-rights movement is too....

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Moderna CEO Predicts End Of COVID-19 Pandemic Within A Year 

Sep 26, 2021 by

The pharmaceutical company’s CEO, Stéphane Bancel, told the Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung he believed there would soon be...

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Alert: 21 Million Americans Say Trump Should Be Restored by Violence

Sep 26, 2021 by

On Jan. 6, a mob took clear direction from Donald Trump and other political leaders to turn dangerous sentiments into violent...

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Trump’s Plans for a Coup Are Now Public

Sep 26, 2021 by

Some of the plots to overturn the election happened in secret. But don’t forget the ones that unfolded in the open. Source:...

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Panel OKs Dems’ $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda

Sep 26, 2021 by

Pelosi told fellow Democrats Saturday that they “must” pass the social and environment package this week, along with a separate...

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Democratic coalition cracks under immigration strain 

Sep 26, 2021 by

The disconnect between Biden’s campaign promise and his use of a Trump-era public health order to kick out migrants is exacting a...

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‘American democracy will continue to be tested’: Peril author Robert Costa on Trump, the big lie and 2024

Sep 26, 2021 by

“What happened in January 2021 was not a passing storm in American politics. It’s part of a new climate inside of the Republican...

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To Avert Debt Ceiling Calamity, Democrats Urged to Finally Kill the Filibuster

Sep 26, 2021 by

“The solution is to blow up the filibuster at least for debt limit votes, just as Mitch blew it up to pack the Supreme Court...

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Alert: War in Afghanistan Isn’t Over — It’s Taking the Form of Illegal Drone Strikes

Sep 26, 2021 by

“Our troops are not coming home. We need to be honest about that,” Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-New Jersey) said during congressional...

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Beto O’Rourke: Democrats Will Lose Majorities If They Don’t Pass Voting Rights Bill 

Sep 26, 2021 by

But he stressed that GOP voter suppression and extreme gerrymandering could only truly be combated if Congress passed federal...

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CDC Director Adds Millions Of Frontline Workers To COVID-19 Booster Endorsement

Sep 26, 2021 by

Walensky issued a statement saying she had restored the recommendation.“As CDC Director, it is my job to recognize where our actions...

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It’s Really Not That Hard: Just Ignore the Senate Parliamentarian

Sep 26, 2021 by

Once again, Senate Democrats are allowing a nonbinding ruling by the Senate parliamentarian to torpedo their agenda. Could the Dems...

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Why Are House Democrats So Reluctant to Tax Wealth?

Sep 26, 2021 by

House Democrats on Ways and Means decided to raise revenue the traditional way, taxing annual income rather than immense wealth. They...

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What If 2020 Was Just a Rehearsal? 

Sep 26, 2021 by

American democracy is in the midst of a waking nightmare, says Rick Hasen. And Democrats aren’t taking it seriously enough. Source:...

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Why Is It Taking So Long To Lock Trump Up For The Rest Of His Life?

Sep 26, 2021 by

Susanne Craig, David Barstow and Russell Buettner received a Pulitzer Prize in 2019 for explanatory reporting for their series of...

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ANDY LEVIN’S TWO-STATE SOLUTION BILL

Sep 26, 2021 by

On Thursday, September 23rd, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-9) introduced the Two-State Solution Act with over twenty Democratic...

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Linking U.S. Prescription Drug Prices to Those in Other Nations Could Cut Costs in Half

Sep 26, 2021 by

Modeling a proposal that would cap U.S. prices at 120% of what is paid in six other nations, researchers found that such a move would...

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Thousands more people than usual are dying … but it’s not from Covid

Sep 26, 2021 by

  18 months of delayed treatments may be starting to take their toll. Source: Thousands more people than usual are dying …...

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Exposure Of Trump’s coup attempt reveals Steve Bannon as a central figure 

Sep 26, 2021 by

To a large extent, the whole idea of using January. 6 as a lever to tip over democracy came from Bannon. As the recent book Peril...

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Senate Filibuster Final Obstacle After House Dems Pass ‘Historic’ Abortion Rights Bill

Sep 26, 2021 by

“This is a moment of crisis,” said one activist. “We cannot allow the filibuster, or anything else, to stand in the...

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A daily pill to treat Covid could be just months away, scientists say

Sep 26, 2021 by

At least three promising antivirals that could prevent symptoms and limit transmission of Covid-19 are in clinical trials. Source: A...

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Why corporate social responsibility is BS 

Sep 26, 2021 by

While big corporations tell Americans how virtuous they are, they lobby up a storm against Biden’s social policy bill Source: Why...

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All eyes turn to Pennsylvania after Arizona’s ‘audit’ affirmed Biden’s presidential victory

Sep 26, 2021 by

It remains to be seen how Pennsylvania Republicans will respond to the Cyber Ninjas’ findings, but lawmakers in Harrisburg have...

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Alert: Fires in the Amazon Have Already Impacted 90% of Plant and Animal Species

Sep 26, 2021 by

Since 2019, deforestation and fires have caused the Brazilian Amazon to lose about 10,000 square kilometers of forest cover per year...

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Support for Nuclear Ban Treaty Is Rising. Nuclear Nations Are on the Defensive.

Sep 26, 2021 by

Unlike other nuclear treaties and agreements, the TPNW, or nuclear ban treaty as it is also known, prohibits all activity including...

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Veterans Group Urges President Biden to Adopt No First Use Policy

Sep 26, 2021 by

To mark the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, September 26, Veterans For Peace is publishing an Open...

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‘Blow His Head Off’: Supreme Court Must Strip Federal Agents of Absolute Immunity

Sep 26, 2021 by

Police reforms in Congress are at an impasse, and even if they are revived, none addresses this important issue. It’s now up to the...

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New Evidence of Corruption at EPA Chemicals Division

Sep 26, 2021 by

EPA whistleblowers have provided evidence that agency officials avoided calculating the health risks posed by hundreds of new...

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SCOTUS Asked to Find Texas Abortion Ban Unconstitutional as GOP States Copy Bill

Sep 26, 2021 by

While Republican lawmakers in several states are working to replicate an abortion ban recently enacted in Texas, healthcare providers...

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Alert: Biden Threatens Sweeping Sanctions on Ethiopia 

Sep 26, 2021 by

The U.S. is once again attempting to overthrow a legitimate head of state in Africa, this time in Ethiopia, where they want to put...

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Alert: DHS seeks contractor to run migrant detention facility at Gitmo, guards who speak Haitian Creole

Sep 26, 2021 by

DHS told NBC News it is not sending “and will not send Haitian nationals being encountered at the southwest border” to...

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How an Ancient Irrigation Method Makes Sustainable Life Possible in the Southwest 

Sep 26, 2021 by

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions. Source:...

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This Innovative Fridge Will Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Accessible to All

Sep 26, 2021 by

Ice-chilled, powered by the sun, and cold for weeks without electricity, the future of refrigeration is here — and just in time....

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Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas gives Israel a Year to Withdraw from Palestinian Territories or he will go to the Int’l Criminal Court

Sep 26, 2021 by

He asserted that Israel has usurped by military force fully half of the land that had been dedicated to the Palestinian state....

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Alert: 22 Conservative Dems Join The GOP To Make Sure Local Police Can Buy Tanks And Assault Weapons

Sep 26, 2021 by

The amendment failed 198-231. Only 2 Republicans voted for it, libertarians Tom Massie (KY) and Tom McClintock (CA), while 22...

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Torres: Racist immigration policies on display as Haitians quickly sent home

Sep 26, 2021 by

Who knew that all it would take for the Biden administration to secure the southern border and enforce immigration laws was to have...

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Global Peace Activists Warn of Dangers of US-Led Anti-China Pacts

Sep 26, 2021 by

“No to military alliances and preparation for catastrophic wars,” anti-war campaigners from over a dozen nations write in...

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Microsoft, Google and other tech giants are pressing to stop prosecutors from secretly taking customer data

Sep 26, 2021 by

Microsoft, Google, Facebook and other tech firms are pressing lawmakers to enact new rules to stop prosecutors from secretly snooping...

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Tens of Thousands of Black Women Vanish Each Year. This Website Tells Their Stories

Sep 26, 2021 by

Our Black Girls centers on the often-untold stories of Black girls and women who have gone missing or, in some cases, were found dead...

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo is again exposed as a #MeToo hypocrite

Sep 26, 2021 by

The prime-time host plays a purist on air. A former colleague’s first-person account presents a contrast. Source: Opinion |...

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Michigan Plans to Build First U.S. Road Outfitted for Wireless EV Charging

Sep 26, 2021 by

Michigan is planning to build the first public road in the United States where electric vehicles can charge wirelessly while driving,...

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Seventeen Winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics Sign Letter in Support of the President’s Build Back Better Package 

Sep 23, 2021 by

Seventeen recipients of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences have signed an open letter in support of President Biden’s...

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Fed Chair Powell says he’s powerless to protect the economy if Congress lets the US default on its debt

Sep 23, 2021 by

“I think we can agree the United States shouldn’t default on any of its obligations and should pay them when due,”...

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U.S. Special Envoy To Haiti Resigns Over ‘Inhumane’ Treatment Of Haitian Migrants

Sep 23, 2021 by

The U.S.’s special envoy to Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Foote, abruptly resigned on Wednesday amid ongoing turmoil at the U.S.-Mexico...

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‘Hold Strong’: Coalition Urges House to Reject Bipartisan Bill Until Reconciliation Package Passed

Sep 23, 2021 by

The bipartisan infrastructure bill “doesn’t contain the climate solutions and care, education, and economic investments...

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Biden should be held accountable with Trump for the ‘new cold war’

Sep 23, 2021 by

It is the US that has caused all the changes and conflicts that give the global community such a strong impression that a new cold...

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Alert: U.S. generals planning for a space war they see as all but inevitable 

Sep 23, 2021 by

A competition for space dominance between the United States and rival powers China and Russia prompted the Trump administration and...

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Accept It: COVID Will Be an Endemic Virus 

Sep 23, 2021 by

Everyone will meet with the virus eventually, but doing so safely (while vaccinated) is key Source: Accept It: COVID Will Be an...

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Jan. 6 select committee subpoenas four Trump aides 

Sep 23, 2021 by

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, former communications official Dan Scavino, former Defense Department official Kash...

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Afghanistan and Beyond: End U.S. War-Making Everywhere 

Sep 23, 2021 by

We need a reinvigorated anti-war movement. It is time to end all U.S. wars, shut down all U.S. military bases, and put an end to U.S....

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Stop Line 3 Indigenous Leader Taysha Martineau Declines National Award Citing Fossil Fuel Sponsorship Conflict

Sep 23, 2021 by

Today, Taysha Martineau, an Indigenous leader and founder of the Line 3 resistance camp Camp Migizi declined to accept an award for...

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California 1st to Set Quota Limits for Retailers Like Amazon

Sep 23, 2021 by

California on Wednesday became the first state to bar mega-retailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere...

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A guide to every privacy setting you should change now 

Sep 23, 2021 by

From Facebook to Venmo, staying on top of your privacy starts with these key settings. Source: A guide to every privacy setting you...

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Alert: FERC Nominee Willie Phillips Has a Pro–Corporate Utility Record

Sep 23, 2021 by

In his time on D.C.’s Public Service Commission and before that as a corporate lawyer, Phillips consistently sided with utilities...

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Government-Sanctioned Violence Against Haitian Asylum-Seekers Highlights Need to Change Our Immigration System

Sep 23, 2021 by

The U.S. needs to stop deportations, pass a pathway to citizenship, and invest tax dollars in programs that benefit all of us....

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Palestinians aim to prove right of return with ancestral land titles 

Sep 23, 2021 by

By creating a database of Palestinian land ownership, the Kushan Baladi initiative confronts Israel’s claims over historic...

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New Legal Campaign Aims to Protect People and Nature From Polluters’ ‘Irreparable Damage’

Sep 23, 2021 by

New Legal Campaign Aims to Protect People and Nature From Polluters’ ‘Irreparable Damage'”States must listen to...

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Alert: Bill Gates’ plans to remake food systems will harm the climate 

Sep 23, 2021 by

Ramping up climate-harming emissions, pushing monocultures, diverting resources from agroecology are just some of the results Source:...

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Not just about subs, AUKUS expands US military footprint in Australia, too. 

Sep 23, 2021 by

This would add to 750 existing American bases abroad, according to a new Quincy study hot off the presses today. Source: Not just...

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Senate Parliamentarian’s Political Role in 2013 Filibuster Reform

Sep 23, 2021 by

SENATE PARLIAMENTARIAN Elizabeth MacDonough actively organized against Democratic efforts to reform the filibuster throughout 2013,...

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