The “Brutal Solidarity” Between Buffalo and Palestine

May 17, 2022 by

The violence that has visited Buffalo’s Black community and the Palestinian mourners of Shireen Abu Akleh speaks to the commonality...

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Did CIA Train Ukrainian Torturers? 

May 17, 2022 by

On May 6, a meeting was held at the United Nations Security Council in order to discuss topics concerning the war crimes committed by...

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EU gives companies green light to buy gas from Russia 

May 17, 2022 by

European companies are starting to move ahead to comply with Russian demands and keep the gas flowing.  

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Alert: Biden secretly approves plan to redeploy hundreds of US troops to Somalia to battle al-Shabab militants

May 17, 2022 by

Without a vote or even a public announcement, America is headed back to war overseas. Source: Biden approves plan to redeploy US...

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Environmentalists Cheer as Biden Admin Cancels Millions of Acres of Oil and Gas Lease Sales in Public Waters

May 17, 2022 by

President Joe Biden’s Interior Department confirmed on Wednesday that it has canceled three lease sales that would have opened...

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We can ‘neither confirm nor deny’ we’re spying on Congress

May 17, 2022 by

  Our bipartisan, public interest organization frequently files Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to learn how the FBI,...

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Emails show that John Eastman thought allegations of fraud were unnecessary for stealing an election 

May 17, 2022 by

If there was no fraud, how could they justify overriding the will of the voters? Luckily, an obscure conservative law professor had...

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Ron DeSantis signs bill criminalizing peaceful protests in residential neighborhoods

May 17, 2022 by

The draconian restrictions on free speech were levied in response to the nationwide explosion of demonstrations directed at the...

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Alert: The United States Is Supporting A Brutal Occupation In Western Sahara 

May 17, 2022 by

Immediately following the expulsion of the Spanish colonizers in the mid 1970’s, Western Sahara was occupied by Moroccan forces. With...

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Black police, blue line: What happened when a Tacoma officer challenged institutional racism 

May 17, 2022 by

As police departments across the country have been confronted with allegations that their practices widen divides with communities...

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US Congress: Rashida Tlaib introduces Nakba resolution

May 17, 2022 by

Congresswoman says measure aims to recognise forced displacement of Palestinians during establishment of Israeli state....

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Alert: Justices limit federal court review of some deportations

May 17, 2022 by

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled that federal courts are powerless to review immigration officials’ decisions in some...

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Millions Could Soon Face Surging Health Insurance Premiums Unless Congress Acts

May 17, 2022 by

“Democrats are on the verge of dooming millions of Americans to huge new healthcare bills, which will in turn serve to ruin any...

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Steven Donziger: A Tale For Our Times 

May 17, 2022 by

I really cannot think of any individual story that better incorporates so many aspects of the dreadful corruption of modern western...

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EU growth forecast cut as war in Ukraine fuels inflation

May 17, 2022 by

The growth prospects for the EU have been revised sharply downwards after the war in Ukraine put paid to hopes of a strong and...

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Democratic nominee chosen in most important Senate race

May 17, 2022 by

John Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor, has won the state’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, according to...

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Turkey says it will not approve Sweden and Finland joining Nato

May 17, 2022 by

Ankara first raised objections to Finnish and Swedish membership on Friday, citing their history of hosting members of Kurdish...

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Baby Formula Shortage Reveals Corporate Monopolies’ Grip on Market

May 17, 2022 by

So, let’s start with this real catastrophe right now for parents with babies across the country and the whole issue of monopolies,...

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He Was Sentenced to Death After Law Enforcement Fabricated Evidence. A Federal Court Says He Can Sue.

May 17, 2022 by

In 2001, a prosecutor and a police officer pinpointed a suspect of choice, constructed a story around him, and then coerced a...

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We Can’t Talk About the Racist Massacre in Buffalo Without Talking About Capitalism

May 17, 2022 by

We are not being honest about violence if we ignore the profit motive in weapons manufacturing.We are not being honest about racism...

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Dallas salon owner believes shooting a hate crime: ‘He didn’t even demand money. He just came in to shoot people’

May 17, 2022 by

A day after saying that hate wasn’t a factor in the shooting that injured three Korean women, Dallas police are now...

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn loses N.C. GOP House primary

May 17, 2022 by

North Carolina state Sen. Chuck Edwards defeated Rep. Madison Cawthorn to win the Republican nomination for the state’s 11th...

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Police: Laguna Woods shooting was politically motivated hate crime 

May 17, 2022 by

‘It is believed the suspect involved was upset about political tensions between China and Taiwan,’ Orange County Sheriff...

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Last defenders of Mariupol evacuated: what is Ukraine’s Azov Regiment? 

May 17, 2022 by

At the core of that last stand has been the Azov Regiment whose fighters are lionised as heroes in Ukraine, but reviled by...

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Athens Declaration Calls for End to Ukraine War and Creation of ‘Lasting Peace’

May 16, 2022 by

Put forth by international progressive leaders “calling the world to sanity,” the document envisions a global security...

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Every single home in the US gets a risk rating as wildfires soar

May 16, 2022 by

Wildfire risk modeling is more crucial than ever to help protect lives and property, and new technology from a Brooklyn-based...

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Alert: Rising Authoritarianism and Escalating Climate Change Are Supported by the Same Industries 

May 16, 2022 by

The biggest obstacles, a recent U.N. climate report noted, are national leaders who are unwilling to regulate fossil fuel...

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SCOTUS Decision in Cruz Case Makes It Easier for Mega-Wealthy to Influence Races

May 16, 2022 by

The case involved Cruz’s use of post-election campaign fundraising dollars in order to pay himself back for personal loans he took...

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Why Funding Ukraine Is Just Dead Wrong 

May 16, 2022 by

Quietly, thoughtlessly, and ominously, America is sleepwalking towards a nuclear war.  Republicans and Democrats in Congress struck a...

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More Than 75% Of The World Could Face Drought By 2050, UN Report Warns 

May 16, 2022 by

“The facts and figures of this publication all point in the same direction: an upward trajectory in the duration of droughts and the...

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Median Pay of Top CEOs Hits Record $14.7 Million as Workers Strike Over Starvation Wages

May 16, 2022 by

“While most of America struggles to put gas in the tank and pay the grocery bills, price-gouging, excessive-profit-taking CEOs...

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The Select Committee Has Finally Subpoenaed Some Of The 1/6 Perps… Like Mo Brooks & Gym Jordan

May 16, 2022 by

the Select Committee has subpoenaed– very much at Liz Cheney’s insistence– 5 House Republicans who the members...

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198 mass shootings in 2022 already, including the Buffalo, New York, attack

May 16, 2022 by

With just over 19 weeks into the year, this averages out to about 10 such attacks a week.The tally comes from the Gun Violence...

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St. Louis newspaper slams Supreme Court as ‘political hacks in black robes’ in scathing editorial 

May 16, 2022 by

Faith in the U.S. Supreme Court continues to decline. Morning Consult, in a poll released on May 8, found that only 49% of U.S....

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‘Enabled white supremacy’: Liz Cheney goes on attack against Stefanik and GOP leaders after Buffalo mass shooting 

May 16, 2022 by

In the wake of the Buffalo, NY mass shooting that killed 10 Black people, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Monday morning leveled strong...

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The Super Immunity of Our Fabulously Wealthy Corporate Dictators 

May 16, 2022 by

The Robber Barons of old have nothing on this new class of digital oligarchs.  

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We’re Losing Track of COVID-and It’s Going to Bite Us in the Ass

May 16, 2022 by

The collapse of COVID-19 testing around the world may soon force governments to get creative with how they monitor infection rates....

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Scrutiny of Republicans who embrace ‘great replacement theory’ after Buffalo massacre

May 16, 2022 by

Extremist ideology has found favor with media figures like Tucker Carlson and also with elected politicians and others seeking office...

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Far-right extremists are not just within the ranks of police, but work for firms that train them

May 16, 2022 by

The saturation of the ranks of our police forces with far-right extremists is one of the harsh realities of American life that...

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Kagan Pens Scathing Dissent as Supreme Court Kills Another Campaign Finance Rule

May 16, 2022 by

“In allowing those payments to go forward unrestrained, today’s decision can only bring this country’s political...

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Telling Abortion Rights Supporters to Vote Isn’t Enough 

May 16, 2022 by

At what point will Democrats deliver on their promises?  

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Populism, Freedom, and the Current Threats to Democracy

May 16, 2022 by

Progressive Populists need to understand the current struggle as a long-term battle over whose interests the Democratic party and the...

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Capitalism Is to Blame for How Quickly US COVID Deaths Reached 1 Million

May 16, 2022 by

The idea of obeying science to the point that multibillion dollar corporations might lose custom and market share for a time was more...

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Journalists Accused Israel of Targeting Them 2 Weeks Before Killing of Abu Akleh

May 16, 2022 by

Just two weeks before Israeli forces assassinated beloved Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, the International...

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It Is Foolish For Finland And Sweden To Join NATO 

May 16, 2022 by

Sweden and Finland are now joining because elites related to the Military-Industrial-Media-Academic Complex, MIMAC, in both countries...

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The Blue Dogs Are Trying To Sell Some Especially Heinous Candidates This Cycle– Aided By The DCCC

May 16, 2022 by

Maloney is a very conservative New Dem and turning out to be as bad a chairman as most of his DCCC predecessors– no political...

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ICE released sick and dying detainees, avoiding responsibility 

May 16, 2022 by

Documents offer a rare look into one of several known instances in which ICE detainees were discharged as they were on the edge of...

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Bezos Praises Manchin for Blocking Biden’s Corporate Tax Hike

May 16, 2022 by

“Biden’s plan was to make billionaires and corporations pay their fair share in taxes, and use that money to help...

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THE U.S. IS STEALING AFGHANISTAN’S MONEY AND STARVING ITS PEOPLE

May 16, 2022 by

Afghan journalist Masood Shnizai describes his country’s worsening plight since the U.S. departure last year.  

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Why White Nationalism Requires Antisemitism

May 16, 2022 by

Like other white nationalists, the Buffalo shooter must resolve a contradiction. If Black and brown people are inferior, how have...

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Johns Hopkins Students Commemorate 74 Years Since The Nakba 

May 16, 2022 by

Johns Hopkins University students gathered on Thursday, May 12, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Nakba—or...

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Jeff Bezos Demands Twitter Probe Of Biden’s Call For Corporations To Pay Fair Taxes 

May 16, 2022 by

Bezos wants Twitter’s “Disinformation Board” to probe Biden’s message because he claimed the president inaccurately linked higher...

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Border Patrol disbands ‘Critical Incident Teams’ accused of covering up abuse 

May 16, 2022 by

After a litany of abuse coverup allegations and pressure from activists and Congress, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is...

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Cutting air pollution from fossil fuels would save 50,000 lives a year

May 16, 2022 by

Researchers also determined that the cuts would provide more than $600 billion a year in health benefits in the United States....

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Suicides of 125 Georgia inmates point to another crisis for state prisons

May 16, 2022 by

Campbell is among the 125 inmates identified by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who have committed suicide in facilities managed by...

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An estimated $163 billion from pandemic unemployment benefits were misspent or stolen 

May 16, 2022 by

Identity theft and sophisticated criminal schemes siphoned billions from pandemic unemployment benefits while government officials...

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Can US Progressives Defeat Big Money Democrats and Trumpism? 

May 16, 2022 by

To stave off authoritarianism, Democrats need to deliver on their promises and directly confront the institutions that deny...

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JEWISH PROGRESSIVES SOUND THE ALARM AS RIGHT WING PRO-ISRAEL GROUPS TARGET PROGRESSIVE CANDIDATES

May 16, 2022 by

AIPAC and DMFI are leading scorched-earth campaigns in Democratic primaries. Progressive Jews warn the tactics are all too familiar....

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Turkey Lays Out Demands as Finland, Sweden Seek NATO Membership

May 16, 2022 by

“Our stance is perfectly open and clear. This is not a threat, this is not a negotiation where we’re trying to leverage...

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White House Takes Steps to Ease Infant Formula Shortage But Fails to Address Industry Monopoly 

May 16, 2022 by

The White House today announced a deal to reopen Abbott Nutrition’s infant formula plant in a bid to ease widespread shortages, but...

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‘We’re chewing people up’: The left fights back against primary attacks from corporate Dems

May 16, 2022 by

With progressive candidates seemingly buried by a mountain of super PAC cash, the left’s top elected leaders rushed to their defense...

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Could the Summit of the Americas Be Biden’s Next Foreign Policy Embarrassment?

May 16, 2022 by

      Biden seems to want the Summit of the Americas to address his concerns, not those of Latin America. If the event...

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The media wants to claim there are extremes on ‘both sides,’ but this year’s GOP primaries prove that is simply untrue

May 16, 2022 by

This week on The Downballot, Daily Kos Elections contributing editor Steve Singiser joins us to gawk at a bunch of GOP primaries...

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Claude Garrett Is Released After 30 Years Behind Bars

May 16, 2022 by

Having twice convicted Garrett for setting a fatal fire in 1992, the Nashville DA’s office dropped the charges against him,...

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‘We will not go back’: thousands rally for abortion rights across the US 

May 15, 2022 by

More than 300 pro-choice protests organized around US against expected reversal of 1973 landmark law that made abortion legal...

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NY Times Shifts Prowar Narrative, Documents Failure Of US In Ukraine 

May 15, 2022 by

It appears some in the Foreign Policy Elite and other precincts of the Deep State have seen the looming disaster for the proxy war on...

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Newsom hails unprecedented $97.5 billion California budget surplus

May 15, 2022 by

The overflowing budget is buoyed by tax revenue from California’s wealthiest residents.  

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DOJ probes Trump’s alleged mishandling of classified information

May 15, 2022 by

It was revealed in February that Trump brought boxes of White House documents to his Mar-a-Lago estate.  

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Twenty States Threaten Legal Action against Biden Administration Over “The Ministry of Truth”. Call for Disbanding The Disinformation Governance Board (DGB). 

May 15, 2022 by

As the chief legal officers of our respective States, we, the undersigned Attorneys General, are tasked not just with enforcing the...

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‘Flatly Incomprehensible’: White House Prepares to Ration Vaccines as GOP Obstructs Covid Aid

May 15, 2022 by

The Biden White House is reportedly preparing to ration coronavirus vaccines as Senate Republicans continue to obstruct a...

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The 25 Most Important US Primary Elections in 2022

May 15, 2022 by

The following are the twenty five most crucial primaries for the left to win, and will be taking into account the quality of the...

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How the US Will Ignore Israel’s War Crime of Killing Shireen Abu Akleh 

May 15, 2022 by

The goal is to assuage public anger with empty calls for an investigation, until this latest atrocity fades from the news cycle....

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Alert: Senate Dems Won’t Protect Abortion Rights, But Vote Unanimously to Protect Justices From Protests

May 15, 2022 by

“It’s remarkable how quickly the Senate has acted to protect the privacy and safety of five justices,” said one...

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‘Reprehensible’: Biden Slammed for Urging States to Spend Untapped Covid Funds on Cops

May 15, 2022 by

“Incredibly bleak and symptomatic. Money allocated to care for humans will be used to cage and kill them instead.”...

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Sanders Slams AIPAC and Billionaires for Spending Millions Against Progressives

May 15, 2022 by

During a rally in support of U.S. House candidate Summer Lee on Thursday, Sen. Bernie Sanders called out super PACs bankrolled by the...

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‘Is that legal?’: New analysis explores Republicans’ push for Supreme Court demonstrators to be arrested 

May 15, 2022 by

“There is a federal law that prohibits the protesting of judges’ homes,” Cotton told NBC News. “Anybody...

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The Bizarre, Unanimous Democratic Support For The $40b War Package 

May 15, 2022 by

“The US Anti-War Left Is Dead. The Squad’s $40b War Vote Just Killed It.” Many Dems Voting YES Have Long Denounced Exactly These...

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Alert: Nonprofit Watchdog Uncovers $350 Million in Secret Payments to Fauci, Collins, Others at NIH 

May 15, 2022 by

.“We estimate that up to $350 million in royalties from third parties, meaning pharmaceutical companies and other payers, were paid...

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Russia cuts off power supplies as Finland’s ruling party backs NATO bid 

May 15, 2022 by

Russian electricity suppliers on Saturday followed through on a threat to cut off power flows to Finland as the ruling Social...

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US secretly issued subpoena to access Guardian reporter’s phone records 

May 15, 2022 by

Newspaper decries ‘egregious’ move by DoJ to obtain details of Stephanie Kirchgaessner as part of investigation into media leaks...

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Jessica Cisneros outraises Henry Cuellar, puts Pelosi in hot seat

May 15, 2022 by

With less than two weeks remaining until election day, progressive immigrants rights attorney Jessica Cisneros is raising far more...

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‘We know where we are headed’: humanity is sacrificing itself on the altar of corporate profits 

May 15, 2022 by

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global...

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Climate-Driven Drought has risen 29% this Century, will create 216 mn. Refugees by 2050: UN

May 15, 2022 by

The UN Convention to Combat Desertification issued a new report, “Drought in Numbers 2022 on Friday, warning of the dangers of the...

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Summit Of The Americas Is Shaping Up To Show US Has Become Isolated 

May 15, 2022 by

Politico headlined a piece about how “Biden’s Americas summit is drawing jeers and threats of boycott”, which reported that several...

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Progressive Voter Guide Primary 2022 

May 15, 2022 by

The June 7, 2022, California Primary Election is just around the corner. But you don’t have to wait for election day to cast your...

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Alert: One in Four Medicare Patients Harmed in Hospitals, Nearly Half Preventable 

May 15, 2022 by

Leah Binder, president and CEO of the Leapfrog Group, which routinely grades hospitals on various safety measures, called the...

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US Covid deaths hit 1m, a death toll higher than any other country 

May 15, 2022 by

Virus has laid bare America’s fragmented healthcare system and corrosive racial and socioeconomic inequality Source: US Covid deaths...

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Republicans Don’t Think Undocumented Immigrants Should Get Baby Formula

May 15, 2022 by

Republican lawmakers say sending baby formula amid a nationwide shortage to feed undocumented immigrant infants is...

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Lawyers tell Elon Musk he violated Twitter NDA, purchase now “on hold”

May 15, 2022 by

The aspiring oligarch has long believed that rules don’t apply to him, but his fast-and-loose commentary following his...

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Alert: Republican Money Is Gushing Into Democratic Primaries To Nominate Conservative Dems

May 15, 2022 by

Massive amounts of Republican money is being laundered into Democratic primaries via AIPAC’s sleazy United Democracy Project...

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Breakaway region of Georgia to hold referendum on joining Russia 

May 15, 2022 by

South Ossetia, focal point of Russia-Georgia war of 2008, will decide whether to subsume itself into larger neighbour in July...

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It Was Wrong to Sentence Black Woman to Five Years in Prison for ‘Illegal’ Vote, a Texas Court Finally Says

May 15, 2022 by

The case of Crystal Mason, who has maintained that she had no idea she wasn’t allowed to vote and said she did so only at a poll...

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Leonard Peltier’s Continued Imprisonment Is an ‘Open Wound for Indian Country’

May 15, 2022 by

Calls are growing for President Biden to grant clemency to Leonard Peltier, the 77-year-old imprisoned Native American activist who...

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Joe Biden And The Democrats Have Nothing To Offer Organized Labor 

May 15, 2022 by

The Biden Administration Has Paid Lip Service To The Trade Union Movement But Has Done Nothing To Break The Democratic Party’s Long...

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Alert: Court Rules California’s Under-21 Gun Sales Ban Unconstitutional 

May 15, 2022 by

The federal appeals court said that the law violates the 2nd Amendment because it’s “an almost total ban on semiautomatic...

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TX Supreme Court rules Abbott’s investigations of parents with transgender children can resume despite ‘irreparable harm’

May 15, 2022 by

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday overturned a lower state court’s ruling, declaring Governor Greg Abbott’s order to investigate...

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US Boarding School Investigative Report Released 

May 15, 2022 by

The Findings Show The Federal Indian Boarding School System Consisted Of At Least 408 Federal Schools Across 37 States And Roughly 53...

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Judge Orders Partial Block of GOP-Backed Law Targeting Trans Youth in Alabama

May 15, 2022 by

Judge Burke said Alabama’s argument that gender-affirming care for youth is “unsettled science” was not persuasive....

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The list of anti-Ukraine Republican lawmakers is quickly growing 

May 15, 2022 by

In early March, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) was one of three lawmakers to oppose the first piece of pro-Ukraine legislation. With each...

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The End of Roe Will Mean More Children Living in Poverty

May 15, 2022 by

How “pro-life” states are failing new parents and babies.  

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