Biden admin launches new program allowing everyday Americans to sponsor refugees

Jan 22, 2023 by

The Biden administration this week announced a groundbreaking initiative that will allow everyday Americans to financially sponsor...

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The climate crisis threatens economic stability – why are central bankers divided?

Jan 22, 2023 by

Jerome Powell and Mervyn King reject taking on climate policy, while Mark Carney and Christine Lagarde say action is vital...

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Peru: CIA-Linked US Ambassador Meets With Mining And Energy Ministers 

Jan 22, 2023 by

After a coup overthrew left-wing President Pedro Castillo, the US ambassador, CIA veteran Lisa Kenna, met with mining and energy...

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Nikki Haley accuses Pompeo of ‘lies and gossip to sell book’ after vice-president plot claim 

Jan 22, 2023 by

Nikki Haley said the former secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s claim that she plotted to replace Mike Pence as Donald Trump’s...

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FBI arrests 3 active-duty marines who work in intelligence for participation in Capitol riot

Jan 22, 2023 by

Since Marine Maj. Christopher Warnagiris, who was taken into custody in May 2021 on nine charges, the three men are the first...

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Delay Has Already Weakened Garland’s Case Against Trump

Jan 22, 2023 by

It’s been two years since the insurrection, and the appointment of a special counsel only slowed the prosecution of the former...

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Climate misinformation skyrockets on Twitter under Musk’s ownership

Jan 22, 2023 by

Search for the word “climate” on Twitter and the first automatic recommendation isn’t “climate crisis” or “climate jobs” or even...

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Biden’s voluntary request for DOJ search of his Wilmington home turns up six more classified documents

Jan 22, 2023 by

New search turns up six more items from tenures as vice-president and in the Senate  

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Biden Admin Still Pushing Trump-Era Legal Positions After Two Years in White House

Jan 22, 2023 by

“As the previous administration violated legal and ethical norms at every turn, Attorney General Merrick Garland’s choice...

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“Immigrants Are Not a Political Football”: Biden’s Immigration Plan Has Flopped With Progressives 

Jan 22, 2023 by

Freshman representative Greg Casar tells Vanity Fair that the president’s plan to expand Title 42 “won’t solve anything,” while...

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Aert: The Lawsuit That Could Freeze Speech Against Billionaires

Jan 22, 2023 by

A gas mogul’s case against Beto O’Rourke could deter candidates from ever talking about money in politics.  

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Downtown Atlanta protests over police killing of Cop City protestor end with 6 arrests – 

Jan 22, 2023 by

Six people were arrested during brief protests over the killing of an activist known as Tortuguita. A police car was set on fire, but...

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If You Work for a Major Corporation, Your Boss Has Probably Already Made More in 2023 Than You Will 

Jan 22, 2023 by

This is the U.S. inequality crisis compressed into one statistic.  

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Ruben Gallego challenging Kyrsten Sinema in 2024 Arizona Senate race

Jan 22, 2023 by

The liberal Marine veteran’s face-off against the newly-Independent senator has the potential to split the vote in a general election...

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Democrats Lambast GOP Plan to Abolish Income Tax and Impose 30 Percent Sales Tax 

Jan 22, 2023 by

“Are they TRYING to show exactly how out of touch they are?” Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote.  

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The Israeli Right Is the Minority — The Left Need Only Realize It 

Jan 22, 2023 by

It’s time for the Jewish left to understand that by aligning its struggle with the Palestinians, it can be part of a majority against...

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‘Victory for Human Rights and Academic Freedom’: Harvard Reverses on Kenneth Roth

Jan 22, 2023 by

“How is the Kennedy School,” asked Roth, “going to ensure that this episode conveys a renewed commitment to...

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Key facts about China’s declining population 

Jan 22, 2023 by

This is a trend expected in most developed nations. Lower sperm count, pregnancy later for women, fewer children.  

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Alert: Corporations Are Pushing The Supreme Court To Crush Unions

Jan 22, 2023 by

Conservative corporate lobbying groups are leaning on the government’s most minoritarian branch, the Supreme Court, to deal a massive...

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Why Is Governor Kathy Hochul Waging War on Her Own Party? 

Jan 22, 2023 by

New York’s governor is a relic from a lost world.  

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Washington DC: Belmarsh Tribunal Calls For Assange’s Release

Jan 22, 2023 by

On Friday, January 20, progressive groups in the United States will be hosting the third Belmarsh Tribunal in the capital, Washington...

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Black man sues cops after being pulled over 70 times in 8 years

Jan 22, 2023 by

The report says he was pulled over in 2021 for not updating his new car color on his registration. By law, he wasn’t required to, but...

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Alert: The free market is failing us on antibiotics

Jan 19, 2023 by

Some 35,000 people in the U.S. die every year from antibiotic-resistant infections; that figure is 1.3 million globally. “Bugs always...

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Is the United States on the Verge of Civil War II? 

Jan 19, 2023 by

“Folks keep talking about another civil war. One side has about 8 trillion bullets, while the other side doesn’t know which bathroom...

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Medvedev Threatens Nuclear War If Russia Loses in Ukraine

Jan 19, 2023 by

“The defeat of a nuclear power in a conventional war may trigger a nuclear war,” Medvedev, deputy chairman of...

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Do Biden’s hidden classified documents expose U.S. instigation of 2014 Ukraine coup?

Jan 19, 2023 by

The January 12, 2023 Times articles exposed Biden’s previously hidden bombs via four full pages detailing the the investigations of...

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Richest 1% Took 2/3rds Of Global Wealth Since 2020 

Jan 19, 2023 by

In 2020 and 2021, the wealthiest 1% of the world’s population took nearly two-thirds of all new wealth — six times greater than...

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At Halfway Point, A Look at Biden’s Promises to the US Left 

Jan 19, 2023 by

Biden’s failures on the “left” cannot be entirely deflected onto his right-wing detractors in Congress and on the Supreme Court. He...

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The worst thing about Davos? The Masters of the Universe think they are do-gooders

Jan 19, 2023 by

Will will the world’s most cutthroat plutocrats and cold-blooded status-seekers stop trying to convince us they have a heart of gold?...

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Advocates Say ‘Hell No’ as Manchin Pitches Social Security Deal With GOP

Jan 19, 2023 by

One advocate urged President Joe Biden to “reiterate his commitment to only signing a clean debt limit increase, and...

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 Tax the Wealthy At Least 75%, Says Oxfam. Do It Now. 

Jan 19, 2023 by

The billionaires and their invited guests at Davos will pay this international call no mind, but that doesn’t mean it...

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Fascists now control Congress — and we can’t afford to pretend otherwise 

Jan 19, 2023 by

McCarthy and his party will now do everything they can to sabotage any and all investigations into the crimes of Jan. 6. Even worse,...

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Greta Thunberg Warns Davos Elite Will Throw Humanity ‘Under the Bus’ for Profits

Jan 19, 2023 by

“As long as they can get away with it, they will continue to invest in fossil fuels,” the Swedish climate activist said....

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At Davos, Capitalists Are Trying To Solve the Problems They Themselves Create

Jan 19, 2023 by

At the World Economic Forum’s conference in Davos this week, elites will try to address problems from climate change to the threat of...

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Will Peace Ever Get Its Chance? 

Jan 19, 2023 by

Negative peace aims at avoiding, positive peace at enduring. But negative peace is an immediate necessity because wars are so much...

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So Much for the Idea that Biden Is the One to Beat the GOP in 2024

Jan 19, 2023 by

Even one of the most loyally partisan House Democrats, Adam Schiff of California, felt compelled to say during an ABC News interview...

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Alert: How the Federal Reserve Protects the Top One Percent

Jan 19, 2023 by

Our central bank operates by and for the financial elite.  

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Republicans Have Already Filed Dozens of Bills to Restrict Voting in 2023

Jan 19, 2023 by

Republican lawmakers across the country have already filed dozens of bills that would restrict voting, including proposals in Texas...

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Treasury starts extraordinary measures as U.S. hits debt ceiling

Jan 19, 2023 by

 Yellen in a letter to Congress said that Treasury was instituting a “debt issuance suspension period” beginning Thursday...

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‘The history is very clear’: James Clyburn warns Democrats against primarying Joe Biden in 2024 

Jan 19, 2023 by

In an interview with CBS News, Clyburn not only predicted that Biden will run for re-election, but also made it clear where he stands...

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The Mainstream Media Is Lying To You About Ukraine

Jan 19, 2023 by

Carefully avoiding how the U.S. has repeatedly intervened and made things worse, the media is lying to you about Ukraine....

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Surprise! Meta and Twitter happy to host lies about the climate crisis

Jan 19, 2023 by

 Imran Khan, executive director of the Center for Countering Digital Hate found that climate lies in verified accounts have risen...

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Prince Harry’s PR Firestorm Creates Opportunity to Rethink Militarism 

Jan 19, 2023 by

There was deep anger over Prince Harry’s admission. But we shouldn’t be angry that he told the truth about the dehumanization...

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A Chicago Attorney Is Getting Justice For Hundreds Of Wrongfully Convicted People All At Once

Jan 19, 2023 by

Josh Tepfer has helped exonerate 288 people, many of whom were convicted based on patterns of misconduct by corrupt police or...

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Betrayal Of Gorbachev Regarding NATO Explained In Detail

Jan 19, 2023 by

Clinton’s betrayal of Gorbachov is the root cause of the current impasse. He promised not to expand NATO up to Russia’s...

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GOP Weaponizes Debt Ceiling To Slash Welfare 

Jan 19, 2023 by

Ro Khanna Warns House GOP Wants to “Hijack the Entire US Economy” to Cut Social Security  

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Watch: Marjorie Taylor Greene rejects supporting ‘a clean bill’ to raise the debt ceiling

Jan 19, 2023 by

United States Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday evening’s edition...

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Caribbean Matters: U.S.-manufactured guns are flooding the region, smuggled ‘in very creative ways’

Jan 19, 2023 by

Heads of state in the Caribbean are once again speaking out about arms manufactured here in the U.S. being smuggled into their...

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Military Families Are Going Hungry While the Pentagon Budget Skyrockets

Jan 19, 2023 by

That hunger is an issue at all in a military so wildly well-funded by Congress should be a grim reminder of our country’s priorities....

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Jacinda Ardern resigns as prime minister of New Zealand

Jan 19, 2023 by

Asked how she would like New Zealanders to remember her leadership, Ardern said “as someone who always tried to be kind”....

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Alert: Missouri Republicans are upset with the will of their voters, so they plan to change the rules

Jan 19, 2023 by

When Missouri voters delivered a victory for recreational marijuana in November, Republican elected officials saw the future of what...

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George Santos was reportedly a Brazilian drag queen named ‘Kitara Ravache’ 

Jan 19, 2023 by

U.S. Rep. George Santos (R-NY), also known as Anthony Devolder, or George Anthony Devolder Santos, or Anthony Zabrovsky, may have one...

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Donald Trump prepares for his return to Facebook and Twitter

Jan 19, 2023 by

Trump’s presidential campaign formally petitioned Facebook’s parent company Tuesday to unblock his account, according to...

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The GOP’s Clown Caucus Is Getting What It Wanted: Plum Committee Seats 

Jan 19, 2023 by

Lauren Boebert, Paul Gosar, Matt Gaetz, and Marjorie Taylor Greene have reportedly clinched key assignments on House committees...

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State Legislatures Are Back In Session – And Church-State Separation Is At Risk 

Jan 19, 2023 by

State legislatures can be unpredictable. They also move fast — a state bill introduced today could pass by the end of the...

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If This Global Austerity Continues, So Will Angry Protest 

Jan 19, 2023 by

The majority of global protests against austerity and for economic justice have manifested people’s indignation at gross...

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Abortion Bans Are Part of GOP Plan to Disempower Working Class: Analysis

Jan 19, 2023 by

The Economic Policy Institute details how “abortion restrictions constitute an additional piece in a sustained project of...

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Thousands Protest Latest Israeli Repression 

Jan 19, 2023 by

Since Jan. 7, Thousands Of Palestinian And Israeli Protesters Have Taken To The Streets In Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa And Cities In...

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Alert: Plans for deep seabed mining pit renewable energy demand against ocean life in an untamed frontier 

Jan 19, 2023 by

A wealth of these metals can be found in manganese nodules that look like cobblestones scattered across wide areas of deep ocean...

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Hochul moves toward suing the New York Senate as committee rejects conservative judicial nominee

Jan 19, 2023 by

. If she gets her way, she’d be relying on Republican votes to confirm her pick for chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals. But...

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Thousands Descend on Lima Demanding Resignation of Unelected Peruvian President

Jan 19, 2023 by

“We have come to Lima to defend our country, considering we are under a dictatorial government… which has stained our...

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LAPD tasing of Keenan Anderson brings scrutiny to police policy

Jan 19, 2023 by

The actions of the officers, captured on LAPD body cameras, have sparked protests, an internal investigation and calls for changes in...

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Alert: California Police Are Buying Guns From Dealers With Troubling Records

Jan 19, 2023 by

Law enforcement agencies spent millions in taxpayer funds buying weapons from vendors cited for gun safety violations, a new analysis...

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200+ Millionaires to World Leaders at Davos: ‘Tax the Ultra-Rich and Do It Now’

Jan 18, 2023 by

“Until Davos attendees start talking about taxing the rich, the entire gathering will remain a very public example of how out...

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Documents Mess Undercuts Idea That Biden Is the One to Beat the GOP in 2024

Jan 18, 2023 by

“Awkward” just begins to describe the position that recent developments have put leading Democrats in.  

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Ten Inconvenient Truths About Ukraine Largely Ignored by the Media 

Jan 18, 2023 by

1. NATO’s expansion towards Russia’s borders 2. The Maidan Coup & Victoria Nuland’s “Fuck the EU”3. Joe Biden bragging about how...

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Jeffrey Sachs: The New World Economy 

Jan 18, 2023 by

The confluence of global change, disruption, and danger is astounding. Solutions lie in understanding, cooperation, and problem...

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The economics of abortion bans: Abortion bans, low wages, and public underinvestment are interconnected economic policy tools to disempower and control workers

Jan 18, 2023 by

Abortion bans, low wages, and public underinvestment are interconnected economic policy tools to disempower and control workers...

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Ohio Republicans quietly enact ‘alarming’ new voting restrictions 

Jan 18, 2023 by

Law puts Ohio among states with strictest voter ID rules and will make it harder for elderly people, the disabled and the poor to...

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The US Is Already Preparing For The Next War 

Jan 18, 2023 by

War Strategists, Pundits, And “Experts” Have Set Their Sights On China.  

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Is Biden Being Blackmailed to Send US Combat Troops to Ukraine? 

Jan 18, 2023 by

Billionaire elites are using their power over the media, the political class and public opinion to coerce Joe Biden into sending US...

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Alert: Washington Might Let South Korea Have the Bomb

Jan 18, 2023 by

North Korean nuclearization makes a once-taboo option thinkable.  

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Biden Calls for Police Officers to Be Retrained: ‘Why Should You Always Shoot With Deadly Force?’

Jan 18, 2023 by

Biden addressed a civil rights group in Washington, DC, on Monday, where he criticized Republicans for not passing a Democratic...

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The Peruvian Government Is Massacring Protesters

Jan 18, 2023 by

Protests in Peru following the impeachment of Pedro Castillo show no signs of letting up. In the face of lethal repression,...

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Twitter’s revenue down 40% year over year

Jan 18, 2023 by

More than 500 of Twitter’s advertisers have paused spending on the micro blogging site since Elon Musk’s takeover last...

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Rainforest Carbon Offsets Used by Major Corporations ‘Largely Worthless’: Analysis

Jan 18, 2023 by

“Companies are making false claims and then they’re convincing customers that they can fly guilt-free or buy...

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Alert: New House Financial Services Chair Took $8 Million From Banks 

Jan 18, 2023 by

Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry of North Carolina has been selected to chair the House Financial Services Committee in the newly...

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Oakland’s “Riders” Scandal and the Fraught Road to Police Reform 

Jan 18, 2023 by

For years, a gang of police officers beat and brutalize civilians, arrest innocent people, plant drugs on suspects, and falsify...

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Alert: Elon Musk-funded nonprofit offered to finance Swedish pro-nazi group 

Jan 18, 2023 by

The US-based and Elon Musk-funded Future of Life Institute, run by MIT professor and Swedish citizen Max Tegmark, offered a grant of...

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Killing the messenger: Joe Biden’s disturbing hypocrisy on Julian Assange 

Jan 18, 2023 by

Ben & Jerry’s co-founder: Joe Biden stood up for press freedom as a candidate — but backtracked in the White House...

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TEN US states STILL celebrate Confederacy holidays in 2023, two on same day as MLK Day

Jan 18, 2023 by

Alabama and Mississippi celebrate MLK and Robert E. Lee, the losing Confederate general and slaveholder, on the same day.Arkansas,...

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Pacific islands urge Japan to delay release of Fukushima waste over contamination fears

Jan 18, 2023 by

The Japanese government said last week that water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant could be released into the sea...

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Guantanamo Is ​Who and What We Are as Americans

Jan 18, 2023 by

And we should be ashamed to our core.  

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‘We Need Medicare for All’: Record Number in US Postponed Healthcare in 2022

Jan 18, 2023 by

“After health insurance companies raised prices 24% last year and made nearly $12 billion in profits last quarter, 38% of...

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‘Huge Win’: NY Senate Panel Rejects Hochul’s Right-Wing Judicial Nominee supported by Hakeem Jeffries

Jan 18, 2023 by

State Sen. Kristen Gonzalez credited “the work of activists and organizers on the ground who sounded the alarm early on...

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The royals’ shroud of secrecy serves a dismaying purpose

Jan 18, 2023 by

Prince Harry aside, the royals excel at hiding information about themselves — and this prevents them being held to account...

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FBI’s opposition to releasing Leonard Peltier driven by vendetta, says ex-agent

Jan 18, 2023 by

retired FBI agent Coleen Rowley calls for clemency for Indigenous activist who has been in prison for nearly 50 years...

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How DeSantis ‘could potentially transform American society’ by challenging the First Amendment: journalist

Jan 18, 2023 by

Vox Senior Correspondent Ian Millhiser offered an analysis of the ways DeSantis consistently violates the U.S. Constitution by...

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Report: Major Corporations Are Complicit In Israel’s Water Apartheid 

Jan 18, 2023 by

According to Al-Haq, businesses are instrumental in helping Israel restrict water access to Palestinians and destroy Palestinian...

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Weeks after 6-year-old shoots teacher, Vegas holds a gun show offering ‘JR-15’ rifles for kids

Jan 18, 2023 by

Not only does the gun industry not care about mass shootings in schools—or synagogues or grocery stores or churches or anywhere...

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Three police killings in one week expose L.A.’s deadly response to mental health crisis

Jan 18, 2023 by

Our failure to provide mental health care and proper emergency response leads directly to the needless deaths at the hands of police....

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Alert: Eating One Freshwater Fish Equals a Month of Drinking Water With ‘Forever Chemicals’: Study

Jan 18, 2023 by

“The extent that PFAS has contaminated fish is staggering,” said the lead researcher, advocating for “a single...

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Solomon Pena, New Mexico GOP candidate, visited homes of Democratic politicians to dispute election before shootings, officials say

Jan 18, 2023 by

Solomon Pena is accused of paying four men to carry out shootings at Albuquerque-area homes of two county commissioners and two state...

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Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google 

Jan 18, 2023 by

Some sites selling abortion pills use technology that shares information with third parties like Google. Law enforcement can...

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An Appeals Court Wants to Bring Back Bump Stocks, Beloved by Mass Shooters

Jan 18, 2023 by

The decision by the Fifth Circuit is a painful lesson in why one-off weapons bans are doomed to fail in court, if not in practice....

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‘Deeply Sinister’: Emails Reveal Big Pharma Pushed Twitter to Silence Vaccine Equity Voices

Jan 18, 2023 by

“At a time when online mobilizations were one of the few forms of protest available to the public, Twitter was seemingly asked...

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‘There are too many secrets’: WaPo Editorial Board calls for systematic reform of document classification system

Jan 18, 2023 by

The paper’s editors had two main points. The first was that “too much national security information is classified, and...

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McCarthy gives Santos his committee assignments just before the worst story yet emerges

Jan 18, 2023 by

Almost immediately after Speaker Kevin McCarthy and House Republicans announced that Rep. George Santos would get committee...

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Covid lab leak theory put virologists’ work in the spotlight

Jan 18, 2023 by

Critics view pathogen research as the Wild West of science. Virologists have faced online abuse and even death threats amid fears...

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Lula Is Giving a Lesson in How to Respond to Right-Wing Attacks on Democracy

Jan 18, 2023 by

President Lula, unlike the US government, is swiftly cracking down on the perpetrators.  

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