The OAS has to answer for its role in the Bolivian coup 

Dec 3, 2019 by

We call upon the Organization of American States to retract its misleading statements about the election, which have contributed to...

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Appeals court orders Trump’s banks to turn financial records over to Congress 

Dec 3, 2019 by

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that Deutsche Bank and Capital One must comply with a congressional subpoena for...

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China suspends review of visits by American warships & sanctions NGOs in response to US signing of Hong Kong bill 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Beijing has stopped allowing US Navy vessels to visit Hong Kong and “sanctioned” foreign NGOs after President Donald Trump signed a...

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Trump’s Ukraine extortion scheme began as a plot to undermine special counsel Mueller: report 

Dec 3, 2019 by

A new report from the Washington Post claims that President Donald Trump’s efforts to shake down the Ukrainian government to...

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Colombia On Strike: “This Government Has To Fall” 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Colombia’s national civic strike is paving the way for a rural-urban coalition of protesters and movements that together can take on...

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“Green Amendment” Movement Demands Constitutional Right to Clean Environment

Dec 3, 2019 by

Two states have already passed “green amendments,” and proposals are being considered in at least 13 other states. Source:...

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Kamala Harris drops out of 2020 presidential race 

Dec 3, 2019 by

It’s a surprisingly early exit for Harris, who was once seen as a top-tier candidate. Source: Kamala Harris drops out of 2020...

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Macron fact-checks Trump to his face for false claim on Isis fighters: ‘Let’s be serious’ 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Emmanuel Macron said that, while Isis fighters from Europe are “a tiny minority of the overall problem”, the majority of those...

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Will ICE Pull an End Run Around a New California Law? 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Five days after a bill ending private prisons in the state was signed into law, the Trump administration found a way to get around...

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Germany is closing all its nuclear power plants. Now it must find a place to bury the deadly waste for 1 million years 

Dec 3, 2019 by

When it comes to the big questions plaguing the world’s scientists, they don’t get much larger than this.Where do you...

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Devin Nunes tied further to Trump’s Ukraine scheme after new Giuliani phone calls revealed 

Dec 3, 2019 by

As more and more details emerge in the wake of the release of the House report on their impeachment inquiry, Just Security‘s Kate...

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Actual Nazi who got 26% of the vote in his first bid is running for Congress again as a Republican 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Holocaust denier and actual Nazi, Arthur Jones, is taking another shot at a running for Congress, just two years after his first bid...

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Kazakhstan Ends Bank Bailouts, Cancels Debt of 3 Million Struggling Poor

Dec 3, 2019 by

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Tuesday that his new government will stop bailing out private banks and write off bad...

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US Navy Places $22 Billion Cyber Monday Order for Nuclear Submarines, But Who Is Asking How We Gonna Pay For It? 

Dec 3, 2019 by

“$22 billion could fund a lot of kids learning,” said Albert Lee, a Democrat running for Congress in Oregon. “We...

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The staggering millennial wealth deficit, in one chart

Dec 3, 2019 by

Young baby boomers owned an enormous share of the country’s wealth relative to the nation’s millennials and Gen Xers,...

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Supt. Eddie Johnson Fired Before Retirement, Mayor Lightfoot Announces, Citing ‘Intolerable’ Actions 

Dec 3, 2019 by

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot abruptly fired the city’s top cop Monday, terminating Supt. Eddie Johnson over allegations he...

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Not enough babies are being born to replace the US population as birth rate plunges to 30-year low

Dec 3, 2019 by

SHOCKING statistics reveal that not enough babies are being born to replace the US population – as birth rates plunge to a 30 year...

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Report Details How Social Security Has Become Rigged for the Wealthy While Leaving Behind Those It Was Designed to Help 

Dec 3, 2019 by

longer life expectancy among high-earners has allowed the wealthy to delay claiming their Social Security benefits, resulting in a...

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Incarcerated People Can Do More than Beat Harvard in a Debate

Dec 3, 2019 by

“College Behind Bars,” a new PBS documentary executive-produced by Ken Burns, shines a light on a program that every major university...

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Brown University Committee Votes to Divest From Companies Complicit in Human Rights Abuses in Palestine 

Dec 3, 2019 by

The vote comes eight months after 69 percent of student voters supported a referendum to divest from companies profiting from...

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Alert: Obama spearheads campaign against Sanders’ nomination as Democratic presidential candidate 

Dec 2, 2019 by

With former President Barack Obama taking the lead, the Democratic Party is moving to ensure that issues of social inequality and...

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Alert: Corporate Media Wants Anybody but Warren or Sanders 

Dec 2, 2019 by

Overall, in subtle and sledgehammer ways, the mass media of the United States — owned and sponsored by corporate giants —...

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Insurance Industry Is Clearly ‘Terrified,’ Says Sanders, As Lawmakers Admit Lobbyists Helped Them Write Attacks on Medicare for All 

Dec 2, 2019 by

“We are taking on the big-money interests who have an army of lobbyists trying to defeat Medicare for All.” Source:...

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Warning: American Exceptionalism Is Killing the Planet

Dec 2, 2019 by

We need to stop idealizing war and its so-called warriors. At stake is nothing less than the viability of life on Earth. Source:...

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Capitalism’s Failures Ignited Worldwide Protests 

Dec 2, 2019 by

While the spark for each protest might be different, it is not about left and right but the failure of neoliberalism Source: Article:...

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Alert: Democrats Aren’t Doing Impeachment Right 

Dec 2, 2019 by

The impeachment of Donald Trump should have been based on issues that nobody could deny and that everybody, regardless of which party...

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Threat to Our Digital Rights Revealed in US-UK Trade Talks Leak 

Dec 2, 2019 by

Leaked records of US-UK trade negotiations suggest the US is targeting our digital rights—and the UK seems alarmingly willing...

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Goldman Sachs Seeks to Rebrand as Wealth Takes Center Stage in the Democratic Presidential Race

Dec 2, 2019 by

But the effort is also a subtle rebranding exercise by a firm at the center of a knockdown political fight between Wall Street and...

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As UN Climate COP launches in Madrid Activists in Chile Demand Rejection of Neoliberal Model and Removal of Chile from COP Presidency

Dec 2, 2019 by

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera Abandons Plans to Travel to Madrid for COP25 Source: As UN Climate COP launches in Madrid...

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State lawmakers acknowledge lobbyists helped craft their op-eds attacking Medicare-for-all 

Dec 2, 2019 by

Records provided to The Washington Post show a lobbyist made extensive revisions to state lawmakers’ columns attacking...

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Condemning Inaction of Rich Nations, Oxfam Unveils Report Showing Climate-Related Disasters Displaced 200 Million People Since 2008 

Dec 2, 2019 by

“People are taking to the streets across the globe to demand urgent climate action. If politicians ignore their pleas, more...

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Trump, “Absolute Immunity,” and the Supreme Court

Dec 2, 2019 by

Incredibly, even after all these centuries, the power of a state over a president remains blurry.On the one hand, we certainly don’t...

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California’s secretary of state on the rapidly changing role of cybersecurity for U.S. elections

Dec 2, 2019 by

While our election security has never been lower, Padilla remains optimistic because at the very least we are having the conversation...

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New Study: “Russian Trolls” Did Not “Sow Discord” – They Influenced No One

Dec 2, 2019 by

Russia supposedly did this through people who worked the Internet Research Agency (IRA) in St. Petersburg, Russia .But the IRA had...

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

Dec 2, 2019 by

Among the tech companies studied, Amazon “stands out as the business with the poorest tax conduct,” according to the...

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America’s Darkest Secrets Are Laid Bare in ‘The Report’ 

Dec 2, 2019 by

A film about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture brings to life the reality of crimes the agency...

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 Latino Voters in California Are Feeling the Bern 

Dec 2, 2019 by

The path to winning the Demo primary runs through California and its Latino electorate. With 495 delegates at stake, the Golden State...

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Trump Was Right Before He Was Wrong: NATO Should Be Obsolete 

Dec 2, 2019 by

In an age where people around the world want to avoid war and to focus instead on the climate chaos that threatens future life on...

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 The USA PATRIOT Act – The Story of an Impulsive Bill that Eviscerated America’s Civil Liberties 

Dec 2, 2019 by

‘ The USA PATRIOT Act provides a textbook example of how the United States federal government expands its power. An emergency...

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Green Groups at COP 25 Warn Against Market-Driven Solutions to Climate Emergency 

Dec 2, 2019 by

“Now is not the time to offer an escape route to polluting Northern country governments and big oil.” Source: Green...

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We need a Human Rights and Democracy Act for the U.S., and a PROTECT Act for American Protesters 

Dec 2, 2019 by

On Wednesday, Trump signed two bills meant to support the protest movement in Hong Kong. Would that domestic protest movements got a...

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Mayor Pete Is Wrong — Free Public College Could Unite the Country

Dec 2, 2019 by

Universal public goods, such as Social Security, are widely popular. The same would likely be true for higher education. Source:...

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Article: Half of America wants Trump removed from office. Why does the press keep shrugging that off? 

Dec 2, 2019 by

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

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Trump won’t send lawyers to impeachment hearing despite all his complaints about being excluded

Dec 2, 2019 by

The White House and congressional Republicans have whined for months that the impeachment process isn’t fair because Donald Trump...

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Dodges When Pressed About Details of White House Dinner With Trump 

Dec 2, 2019 by

“No better example of Facebook’s power than Zuckerberg being asked here whether Trump lobbied him, rather than whether he...

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Audio of private Trump Tower meeting reveals the mandate Donald promised evangelical leaders he’d fulfill 

Dec 2, 2019 by

“He would end the contraception mandate of Obamacare; … he would select only anti-choice judges; … he would do away with the Johnson...

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CIA helped shape ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ series into bigoted Venezuela regime change fantasy

Dec 2, 2019 by

Analysis by researcher Tom Secker reveals how Amazon’s regime change fantasy ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ was...

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Spain Might Be The World’s Most Important Climate Test 

Dec 2, 2019 by

The progressive bloc set to rule Europe’s fifth-largest economy has endorsed a Green New Deal but risks fueling a resurgent fascist...

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Revealed: The Systematic Torture Of Palestinians In Israeli Detention 

Dec 2, 2019 by

Since the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, the Israeli Security Agency (ISA) has been systematically torturing...

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Giuliani melts down after Fox host calls him a ‘toxic chump’ and urges Trump to dump him

Dec 2, 2019 by

Rudy Giuliani lashed out at Fox News host Steve Hilton on Monday, after the media personality called on President Donald Trump to...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s ready to ‘fight until my toes point up’ to protect DACA

Dec 2, 2019 by

 “I am focused on DACA,” he told ABC News. “We have 450 folks in Apple, employed at Apple, who are employed on DACA. I want those...

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Bezos Wants Us to Build Space Colonies – We Just Want Him to Leave the Planet

Dec 2, 2019 by

Jeff Bezos wants us to leave Earth and save ourselves by building space colonies. We want to stay on Earth, build a viable future,...

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The Three-Decade Long War… You Never Heard About

Dec 2, 2019 by

The War on drugs in Bolivia wasn’t metaphorical. It was literal! Source: The Three-Decade Long War… You Never Heard...

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From Crying ‘Witch Hunt’ to a Guilty Plea, Calls for Trump Ally Duncan Hunter to Resign Immediately

Dec 2, 2019 by

The California Republican spent months claiming he was the victim of a “witch hunt” before saying Monday he would plead...

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Assange to Testify on Being Recorded in Embassy in London 

Dec 2, 2019 by

Recordings have emerged of private conversations that Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, had while living in the Ecuadorean...

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Morocco and Gambia: The Unlikely Global Climate Leaders

Dec 2, 2019 by

These two small countries are the only ones that have committed to limit their greenhouse gas emissions to meet climate targets....

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A Top US Immigration Official’s Threat To Fire Workers Who Leak Info Was Meant To Intimidate Whistleblowers, Union Says

Dec 2, 2019 by

“USCIS’ messages to employees in the form of illegal gags and threats seek to, and likely will impede, the exercise of their...

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Trump campaign to blacklist Bloomberg News 

Dec 2, 2019 by

President Trump’s 2020 campaign announced Monday it will no longer allow reporters from Bloomberg News to obtain credentials to...

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Trump, Lying, Insists Rudy Giuliani Acted Alone on Ukraine 

Dec 2, 2019 by

Unfortunately for Trump, multiple witnesses have testified otherwise. Source: Trump, Lying, Insists Rudy Giuliani Acted Alone on...

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A corporate captured Obama is irrelevant to the progressive movement. 

Dec 1, 2019 by

The problem with incrementalism is that it works in both ways. President Obama’s Hope and Change vision began its decline from...

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Regime Change – What are the common threads? 

Dec 1, 2019 by

The reason behind most regime changes have been countries which have refused UK/USA/France terms of their natural resources and...

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Alert: Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia Coup, Trump Dubs Nicaragua ‘National Security Threat’ And Targets Mexico

Dec 1, 2019 by

One successful coup against a democratically elected socialist president is not enough, it seems. Immediately after overseeing...

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Why We Need a Green New Deal and Half Measures Won’t Work 

Dec 1, 2019 by

It’s too late to rely on the market to solve the crisis we’ve put ourselves in. No politically acceptable tax or fee will...

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‘An Unjust Society Is Far Costlier’: AOC Says Beware the Deficit Scolds Who Only Complain About Paying for Stuff When It Benefits People 

Dec 1, 2019 by

“I see decisions made every day that cost the American public billions of dollars a year for bogus reasons and nobody asks how...

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As Global Inequality Rises, So Are the Movements Fighting It

Dec 1, 2019 by

In this era of far-right populism, an internationalist movement is possible and wanted by those who need it most. Source: As Global...

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Impeachment is Not Enough. Why Donald Trump Must Go to Prison

Dec 1, 2019 by

The debate should not be about whether Trump can remain in office, whether to impeach or not impeach. It must be about for how...

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Nation “Too Broke” for Universal Healthcare to Spend $406 Billion More on F-35 

Dec 1, 2019 by

There is always another $27 billion lying around, it seems, when Lockheed Martin needs more money for expensive weapons system...

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Israel’s Next Move: The Real Danger In US Decision To Normalize Illegal Jewish Settlements 

Dec 1, 2019 by

The danger lies in the fact that the US foreign policy regarding the Israeli occupation has become a mere rubber stamp, that allows...

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Alert: Neoliberalism And Evangelicalism Is Teaming Up To Remilitarize Latin America 

Dec 1, 2019 by

The struggle for power in Latin America is being fought by U.S. President Trump, guided by a type of neo-Monroe Doctrine that...

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A New Ruling Could Let Congress Haul In All of Trump’s Allies Who Have Refused to Testify So Far

Dec 1, 2019 by

There is no legal concept called “absolute immunity.” And though the Justice Department said it would appeal,...

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Alert: Pro-Palestinian Stance of Evo Morales, Bolivia’s Coup Government Moves to Restore Ties With Israel 

Dec 1, 2019 by

Morales cut off diplomatic ties with Israel over its deadly 2009 assault on the occupied Gaza Strip and called for top Israeli...

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Intel Chairman Adam Schiff announces Tuesday vote on impeachment inquiry report on Donald Trump

Dec 1, 2019 by

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will hold a Tuesday vote on their impeachment committee report. The vote is...

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Revealed: Microsoft Funds Facial Recognition Technology Secretly Tested on Palestinians

Dec 1, 2019 by

It’s a shockingly unethical decision for a company holding itself out as the tech industry’s “moral leader.”...

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Alert: Corporate debt nears a record $10 trillion, and borrowing binge poses new risks 

Dec 1, 2019 by

In recent weeks, the Federal Reserve, the International Monetary Fund and major institutional investors such as BlackRock and...

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U.S. Is Using Hong Kong For A Shakedown

Dec 1, 2019 by

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act and Placing Restrictions on Teargas Exports and Crowd-control Technology to Hong Kong...

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Why We Strike Again by Greta Thunberg

Dec 1, 2019 by

After more than a year of grim scientific projections and growing activism, world leaders, and the public alike are increasingly...

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The Democrats Have a Big Decision to Make About Mike Bloomberg

Dec 1, 2019 by

Bloomberg has put the DNC in somewhat of a lose-lose situation.On the one hand, other candidates would almost certainly decry the DNC...

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Withholding aid to Ukraine was illegal, but what Trump is doing in Lebanon could be even worse

Dec 1, 2019 by

By withholding funds, Trump is leaving the protesters open to attack by Hezbollah, and opening the nation to invasion by forces that,...

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Giuliani can either flip on Trump or end up in jail with criminals he locked up as federal prosecutor 

Dec 1, 2019 by

Former homicide prosecutor Glenn Kirschner said Giuliani likely has much to divulge about Trump — including going back to when...

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How a fight over health care entangled Elizabeth Warren — and reshaped the Democratic presidential race 

Dec 1, 2019 by

The senator from Massachusetts has dropped in the polls since trying to extricate herself from a dilemma over her support for...

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Rep AOC lectures Pete Buttigieg for pushing ‘GOP talking point’ against public education in new campaign ad 

Dec 1, 2019 by

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) lectured South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Thanksgiving evening for pushing Republican talking...

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UK National Health Service staff to lead protest against Trump visit amid rising privatization concerns

Dec 1, 2019 by

Nurses and doctors from the United Kingdom’s National Health Service are planning to lead a protest against U.S. President Donald...

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Iraqi Prime Minister to Step Down as Human Rights Defenders Condemn Security Forces’ Attacks on Anti-Government Protesters 

Dec 1, 2019 by

The country’s top Shiite cleric called for a change in leadership Friday “to preserve the blood of [Iraq’s]...

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US abuses justice systems to target its enemies, like it did with Huawei – Assange’s father 

Dec 1, 2019 by

The incarceration and extradition trial of Julian Assange is one of many examples of the US abusing the legal systems of other...

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Trump now claims he didn’t tell Giuliani to dig up dirt on Biden

Dec 1, 2019 by

Giuliani, for his part, has said he has an ‘insurance’ policy in case Trump turns on him. Source: Trump now claims he...

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Report confirms officials failed to track separated families, planned to steal up to 26,000 kids

Dec 1, 2019 by

A top government watchdog says in a new report that it was unable to confirm the exact number of children and parents that have been...

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Progressives Condemn ‘Nonsensical and Dishonest’ Pete Buttigieg Ad Attacking Free Public College 

Dec 1, 2019 by

“This is such a disingenuous attack that can be used for literally any universal program.” Source: Progressives Condemn...

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Wiping out student debt would have big upsides for the economy, economists say

Dec 1, 2019 by

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have been criticized for their proposals to rip up millions of dollars worth of student...

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Iraqi Prime Minister to Step Down After Weeks of Anti-Government Protests

Dec 1, 2019 by

The announcement came after at least 25 people were killed in a violent response to the protests by security forces. Source: Iraqi...

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New evidence of Trump’s financial crimes emerge during an otherwise quiet holiday weekend 

Dec 1, 2019 by

In the latest case, the occupancy rate of the Trump Tower’s commercial space was listed, over three consecutive years, as 11, 16 and...

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ALERT: Neonic pesticides in tap water react with chlorine to create hazardous chemicals that are 300 times more toxic 

Dec 1, 2019 by

Researchers warn that conventional methods for treating water can trigger chemical reactions in neonicotinoid contaminants....

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Chick-fil-A faces rightwing backlash after cutting ties to Christian groups 

Dec 1, 2019 by

Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee condemn restaurant chain that also donated to civil rights group Southern Poverty Law Center Source:...

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Mike Bloomberg’s media cheerleaders don’t want to talk about his scandals

Dec 1, 2019 by

The media crowing for Bloomberg’s sensible executive skills leave out several notable scandals during his mayoralty.The CityTime...

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Navy Judge says SEAL charged with war crimes threatened to kill teammate who turned him in

Dec 1, 2019 by

A recently-obtained judge’s ruling reveals three Navy SEALs have claimed to have seen SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher fatally stab a...

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Most Americans Would Pay More to Avoid Using Plastic

Dec 1, 2019 by

 “Two-thirds of Americans are willing to pay more for everyday items made out of environmentally sustainable materials instead...

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Extinction Rebellion Celebrates Dropped Charges Against 105 Activists

Dec 1, 2019 by

Ultimately, the environmental movement expects the cases of over 1,000 activists arrested in London in October will be discontinued....

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Revealed: America’s wealthy are no better at giving to charity than they are at paying fair tax rates

Dec 1, 2019 by

the fabulously wealthy do not actually tend to give all that much to charity. Look, there’s a chart.Leaving out the two...

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Indigenous Colombians Escalate Fight to Rescue Ancestral Lands

Dec 1, 2019 by

“The community cries for its dead, its wounded, and the destroyed crops, but they return and rise up with strength to keep cutting...

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Ilhan Omar’s Republican opponent banned from Twitter for suggesting congresswoman should be hanged

Dec 1, 2019 by

Republicans sure like to throw the word “treason” around these days. Unfortunately, they tend to throw it at everyone but our very...

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In Defense of Julian Assange

Nov 30, 2019 by

The purpose of this book is to build support for Assange and prevent his extradition and delivery into the hands of the Trump administration. A wide range of distinguished contributors, many of them in original pieces, set out the story of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, the importance of their work, and the dangers for us all in the persecution they face. In Defense of Julian Assange is a vivid, vital intervention into one of the most important political issues of our day.

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