Why Ocasio-Cortez Renewed Her Call for Trump’s Impeachment

Sep 9, 2019 by

A Friday report from Politico detailing how the U.S. Air Force is diverting resources to prop up President Donald Trump’s Turnberry...

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Targeting PATRIOT Act Provision, Rights Groups Urge House Dems to Block NSA From Collecting Americans’ Phone Records 

Sep 9, 2019 by

“Mass surveillance is wrong and dangerous to our democracy.” Source: Targeting PATRIOT Act Provision, Rights Groups Urge...

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Rep Katie Porter tells shocking stories of how Congress is ‘set up for — and run by — the wealthy’

Sep 9, 2019 by

The first single mother with young children to serve in Congress explained little-known details of how Congress is designed for its...

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The Consequences of the Bush-Era Assault on Civil Liberties

Sep 9, 2019 by

Like a number of “War on Terror” measures, the Terrorist Screening Database’s unconstitutionality was obvious from the jump Source:...

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Collapse of Afghanistan peace talks spotlights internal Trump administration divisions

Sep 9, 2019 by

It remains unclear whether planned troop withdrawals will proceed as the Taliban vows that the end of the peace process will lead to...

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Federal Court Reinstates Full Block on Trump Asylum Ban 

Sep 9, 2019 by

federal court has reinstated a nationwide injunction blocking a Trump administration asylum ban that denied asylum to anyone at the...

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The Rot in the Obama-Trump Economy Is Beginning to Stink

Sep 9, 2019 by

 symptoms of economic inequality are getting worse. When the next recession hits, and the blinders come off, elites will have to...

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Brexit chaos: Parliament blocks Boris Johnson from calling snap election for 2nd time 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Johnson was hoping to use an election to circumvent a law passed by Parliament last week that will require him to seek a Brexit...

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Why a DNC Vice Chair Bawled Me Out – and Why Joe Biden Must Be Stopped

Sep 9, 2019 by

Ken Martin was angry that my colleagues and I were handing out a flier — providing some inconvenient facts about Joe Biden...

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‘Incredibly Important Moment’: Warren Endorses Congressional Progressive Primary Challengers Jessica Cisneros and Marie Newman 

Sep 9, 2019 by

“It’s a breath of fresh air to have candidates for president who remember what the Democratic Party should stand...

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‘All of us are in danger’: John Pilger delivers warning from Julian Assange – YouTube

Sep 9, 2019 by

Journalist John Pilger has delivered a stark warning from WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who said that his persecution is...

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3 Ways You Can Help the Victims and Survivors of Hurricane Dorian

Sep 9, 2019 by

“We are in the midst of a historic tragedy.” Source: 3 Ways You Can Help the Victims and Survivors of Hurricane...

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Pink Floyd Founder Roger Waters: BDS is One of “Most Admirable” Displays of Resistance in the World – YouTube

Sep 9, 2019 by

Today we spend the hour with the world-famous British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. In...

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South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus

Sep 9, 2019 by

Canceling primaries, caucuses and other voting allows Trump to try to consolidate his support and avoid primary challengers. Source:...

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Sanders rolls out ‘Bezos Act’ that would tax companies for welfare their employees receive 

Sep 9, 2019 by

The legislation, introduced by both the Vermont independent as well as Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, is aimed at companies...

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Iran Inching Closer To A Nuclear Weapon After U.S. Violated Deal 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Iran announced it has begun using advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium. Source: Iran Inching Closer To A Nuclear Weapon After U.S....

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7 Amazon Rainforest Countries Sign Pact to Come Together in Response to Wildfires 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Seven Amazon countries signed a pact Friday to protect the world’s largest tropical rainforest in response to the...

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‘This Is Eco-Apartheid’: Post-Dorian Refugees Fleeing Bahamas Ordered Off Ferry Bound for US 

Sep 9, 2019 by

“This is beyond cruel.” Source: ‘This Is Eco-Apartheid’: Post-Dorian Refugees Fleeing Bahamas Ordered Off...

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Deal or No Deal, Brexit Poses “Serious Human Rights Concerns” 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Amnesty has pinpointed serious human rights issues.These include a potential shortage of access to food and medicine, as well as...

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Average IQ by State 2019

Sep 9, 2019 by

From the state with the highest intelligence quotient on average to the US state with the lowest IQ score across the board, here is a...

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Why Jeff Sessions’ Consent Decree Memo Is Worse Than You Thought 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Former attorney general’s directives make it easy to render federal action against abusive police departments ineffective. Source:...

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Chef José Andrés is serving 10,000 meals per day to Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas

Sep 9, 2019 by

The charity hopes to reach 30,000 meals “per day in the coming days,” according to a charity spokesperson in conversation with The...

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Sealed Jeffrey Epstein files potentially implicate hundreds 

Sep 9, 2019 by

 Shortly before Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in federal prison, a federal court unsealed a vast trove of files implicating heads of...

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Hong Kong Protesters Appeal To Trump To ‘Liberate’ City From China 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Thousands of protesters — many waving American flags and singing the Star Spangled Banner — marched to the U.S. Consulate...

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The Plan For A National Homes Guarantee 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Everyone living in the United States should have safe, accessible, sustainable, and permanently affordable housing: a Homes...

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How Trump’s new, racist campaign manager found millions to blow on lavish spending sprees

Sep 9, 2019 by

Parscale was previously Trump’s social media guy, but Trump loved his brand of bigotry so much that he got a promotion. He gets a...

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Liberty University insiders blow the lid off Jerry Falwell Jr’s shady dealings: ‘Somebody’s gotta tell the freaking truth’

Sep 9, 2019 by

More than two dozen current and former Liberty University officials revealed their growing disenchantment with president Jerry...

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Association between soft drink consumption and mortality in 10 European countries 

Sep 9, 2019 by

A new study coordinated by researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) examined the association between...

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NOAA chief scientist Craig McLean slams agency response to Trump’s Alabama Dorian claims in email 

Sep 9, 2019 by

A top NOAA official said he would investigate if NOAA violated its scientific integrity policy, while at the same time the director...

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Community Stopped ICE From Using Airport To Deport Thousands Of Immigrants 

Sep 9, 2019 by

Thanks To Local Organizing, King County International Airport No Longer Provides Ground Support For ICE. Source: Community Stopped...

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‘Brazil In Mourning’, Rallies In Defense Of Public Education

Sep 9, 2019 by

On September 7th, the Independence Day of Brazil, the National Student Union (UNE) led protests in defense of the Amazon and public...

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Save The Amazon – Boycott Brazilian Food 

Sep 9, 2019 by

As the Amazon burns, Indigenous activists are calling on the world to help, and Beyond Pesticides is responding by promoting a...

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Anatomy of a case of measles propaganda

Sep 9, 2019 by

We have been through this countless times. A vaccine targeted illness case or cases arise, the vaccine industry machine uses it to...

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Kamala Harris Repeats Silicon Valley and Law Enforcement Talking Points on Facial Recognition 

Sep 9, 2019 by

While Bernie Sanders is calling for a federal ban, Harris will only commit to vague “regulations and protections.”...

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Internal Documents Reveal How Monsanto Targeted And Discredited Journalists And Activists

Sep 9, 2019 by

Monsanto waged a propaganda war against the activist and journalists who spoke out against them, and paid the scientists who studied...

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Nation’s failed weed war turned blacks into prisoners, whites into moguls

Sep 9, 2019 by

Ferrell Scott is spending life in a federal prison for selling large amounts of marijuana. Entrepreneurs are making millions now...

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Over 450 Climate Strikes Planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to Take Place in 117 Countries 

Sep 8, 2019 by

Activists of All Ages, Labor Groups, Faith Leaders, Businesses and More Join Youth-Led Climate Strikes in Intergenerational Demand...

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‘Always About the Con’: Ocasio-Cortez Says ‘Virtually Every’ Trump Policy Designed to Loot Public Coffers and Enrich His Cronies 

Sep 8, 2019 by

“Since corruption isn’t popular policy, racism works as the cover for the con. That’s why addressing racism isn’t a...

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Tulsi Gabbard says she will drop charges against Assange and Snowden if elected president in 2020 

Sep 8, 2019 by

The fourth-term congresswoman and Iraq War veteran denounced federal prosecutors for pursuing Mr. Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks,...

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The Star of the Annual Muslim Convention was a Jewish Man from Brooklyn

Sep 8, 2019 by

Bernie Sanders has made a concerted effort to meet with and listen to members of the Muslim community, and he has been at the...

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Protests Erupt Outside Fundraiser for Biden Co-Hosted by Natural Gas Executives

Sep 8, 2019 by

Biden decided to attend the fundraiser, despite news of the co-host’s deep ties to the fossil fuel industry. Source: Protests...

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Netanyahu’s Miscalculations About Iran Will Cost Him Dearly

Sep 8, 2019 by

 Netanyahu and Trump have pushed Iran straight into the arms of China which is investing $400 billion in the country and which is now...

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America loses Asia-Pacific as full spectrum dominance continues to fail 

Sep 8, 2019 by

In response to America’s vast array of military infrastructure built up on China’s border, China has responded by the unveiling of...

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Corporate TV News Covered Climate Connection to Hurricane Dorian Only Once

Sep 8, 2019 by

According to a study by Media Matters For America, only CBS aired a segment tying climate change to stronger hurricanes. Source:...

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Study links low intelligence with right-wing beliefs 

Sep 8, 2019 by

The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, examined data from two large-scale British studies, and found lower...

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Economic Sanctions: War by Another Name

Sep 8, 2019 by

The sadistic logic of the sanctions against Venezuela is clear: Put pressure on the target government by ripping apart the social and...

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The Official Story of the Collapse of WTC Building 7 Lies in Ruins 

Sep 8, 2019 by

Three things: (1) it has taken 18 years to get a real investigation of the destruction of a building blamed on Muslim terrorists, (2)...

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Alert: Trump’s ‘total takeover’: States are cancelling GOP primaries to protect the ‘soft’ president from challengers 

Sep 8, 2019 by

According to a report from Politico, four Republican state parties are making plans to cancel their presidential primaries before the...

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Mark Sanford announces GOP primary challenge against Trump 

Sep 8, 2019 by

Sanford, who lost his congressional primary in 2018 after Trump encouraged voters to ditch him, joins former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.)...

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New York Announces Antitrust Investigation Into Facebook, Kicking Off Bipartisan Effort

Sep 8, 2019 by

Regulators have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the industry’s access to vast amounts of...

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Warren climate plan would repeal tax cuts for rich

Sep 8, 2019 by

“Nothing less than a national mobilization will be required to defeat climate change.” Source: Warren climate plan would...

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The West Oppressed The Third World For So Long That It Became Third World Itself 

Sep 8, 2019 by

When I used to live in New York City, more than two decades ago, returning from Japan was shocking: the US felt like a poor, deprived...

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Cherokee Nation Sends First Delegate to Congress

Sep 8, 2019 by

The Cherokee Nation is challenging the U.S. government to actually live up to its treaty obligations. Source: Cherokee Nation Sends...

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Venezuela, Ukraine, Hong Kong, … : Color Revolutions And Regime Change, A Modern Scourge Spawning Economic Destabilization And Civil War

Sep 8, 2019 by

three of the most notorious demonstrations of Washington, and its European cohorts incubating massive human tragedy and/or civil wars...

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Democrats Oppose Child Detention On The Border– And Jewish Activists Call For The Same Stance On Palestine 

Sep 8, 2019 by

“Israel’s system of military juvenile detention is state-sponsored child abuse designed to intimidate and terrorize Palestinian...

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House Set to Take Major Step Toward Impeachment Hearings Next Week

Sep 8, 2019 by

Starting a probe at the top of Democrats’ agenda as they return from summer recess Source: House Set to Take Major Step Toward...

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US reaches out to Houthis to end war as Saudi struggles 

Sep 8, 2019 by

David Schenker, the Assistant US Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, confirmed to reporters on Thursday that Washington had...

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Elena Kagan’s Blueprint to End Partisan Gerrymandering

Sep 8, 2019 by

Her dissent served as a blueprint for the North Carolina court that invalidated the state’s legislative gerrymander on Tuesday....

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40 rebuttals to the media’s smears of Julian Assange – by someone who was actually there

Sep 8, 2019 by

A former diplomat who worked in the Ecuadorian embassy while Julian Assange lived there in asylum debunks 40 of CNN’s smears against...

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Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Break Wall Street’s Stranglehold 

Sep 8, 2019 by

I am tired of big financial firms looting the economy to pad their own pockets while the rest of the economy suffers. I will stop the...

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Red Flag Laws Spur Debate Over Due Process

Sep 8, 2019 by

Some critics say the increasingly popular gun laws are unconstitutional. Source: Red Flag Laws Spur Debate Over Due Process | The Pew...

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To Build Trump’s Border Wall, Pentagon Will Divert Funds From Military Schools and Day Cares

Sep 8, 2019 by

The department indicated the shunting of money away from military child care offerings was not DOD’s idea. “A Pentagon official said...

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Director of MIT’s Media Lab Steps Down in Wake of Epstein Revelations

Sep 8, 2019 by

The director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article...

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India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country, Officials Say

Sep 8, 2019 by

The ban will be implemented across the nation on Oct. 2. Source: India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country,...

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ICE Office Must Stop Keeping All Asylum Seekers Locked Up, Federal Judge Orders 

Sep 8, 2019 by

The decision applies to the Southern states where ICE has concentrated asylum seekers. Source: ICE Office Must Stop Keeping All...

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From mind control to murder? How a deadly fall revealed the CIA’s darkest secrets 

Sep 8, 2019 by

The long read: Frank Olson died in 1953, but, because of clandestine US government experiments, it took decades for his family to get...

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 West’s “Humanitarian” Claims Struggle as Syrian War Nears Endgame 

Sep 8, 2019 by

The CBS article like many examples of Western war propaganda after deceiving readers as to who Syrian forces are fighting in Idlib...

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Put it away: Texas passes law against dick pics 

Sep 8, 2019 by

The Lone Star state is leading the way with a cyber-flashing act outlawing unsolicited penis pictures Source: Put it away: Texas...

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Colombia: CIA Platform For Aggression Against Venezuela 

Sep 8, 2019 by

The creation of the U.S. parallel diplomatic office in Bogotá had the bipartisan (Democrat/Republican) support of Congress, and seeks...

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Marcus Deon Smith Was Killed 1 Year Ago by Police. His Life Still Matters.

Sep 8, 2019 by

A full-blown cover-up by officials following the death of 38-year-old Marcus Deon Smith in Greensboro, North Carolina, remains...

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Tax the Rich Before the Rest

Sep 8, 2019 by

Presidential candidates should take a pledge: The middle class should not pay one dollar more in new taxes until the super-rich pay...

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As Trump Looted FEMA and the Military for His Border Policies, DHS Bought High-End Chairs With Taxpayer Funds

Sep 8, 2019 by

Herman Miller, the luxury furniture maker whose Aeron chair is in the Museum of Modern Art, is the most frequent recipient of DHS...

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Chef José Andrés travels to Bahamas to help with Dorian relief 

Sep 8, 2019 by

Celebrity Chef José Andrés said on Sunday that he has arrived in the Bahamas and his charity has “kitchens ready to go and shelters...

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The Pro-Israel Extremist Behind Trump’s Economic War on Iran

Sep 8, 2019 by

Several US citizens have been questioned by the FBI and threatened with arrest for their participation in New Horizon, a public media...

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Rollins asks high court to overrule judge on Straight Pride protester arrests

Sep 8, 2019 by

Suffolk DA Rachael Rollins says a judge overstepped his bounds by refusing to allow her prosecutors to dismiss charges against...

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US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging ‘Illegal’ Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off 

Sep 7, 2019 by

“Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration...

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Should We Feed Hungry Children, or the War Machine? 

Sep 5, 2019 by

Every dollar of public money financing US militarism abroad is a dollar that could fight hunger, homelessness, or climate change....

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‘That Corruption Needs to End’: Biden Urged to Cancel Fundraiser With Fossil Fuel Executive Day After Climate Crisis Forum 

Sep 5, 2019 by

“If Biden is serious about taking on the power of the fossil fuel lobby, why is he going to a fundraiser hosted by the...

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The Secret History of the Push to Strike Iran 

Sep 5, 2019 by

Hawks in Israel and America have spent more than a decade agitating for war against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Will...

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Sanders Shines and Biden Crumbles During Epic Town Hall on Climate Crisis

Sep 5, 2019 by

Seven hours was a lot, and not nearly enough, but it’s a start. Source: Sanders Shines and Biden Crumbles During Epic Town Hall...

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Victory Over ‘Civil Liberties Train Wreck’ as Federal Judge Rules US Terror Watchlist Unconstitutional 

Sep 5, 2019 by

After years of abuse and secrecy, court’s decision seen by rights advocates as very welcome but “long overdue”...

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Roger Waters And John Pilger Make Powerful Defence Of Julian Assange In London 

Sep 5, 2019 by

Up to 1,000 people gathered last night in central London to hear internationally acclaimed musician Roger Waters deliver a musical...

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Should US Nationalize Fossil Fuel Industry? Warren Says No, Sanders Says Yes.

Sep 5, 2019 by

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders often align on climate policy, but not on this question at the climate town hall. Source: Should...

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Why ‘Primary’ Should Be a Verb for Progressives

Sep 5, 2019 by

Right now, in dozens of Democratic congressional districts, the most effective way for progressives to ‘lobby’ their...

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More Than 30 Groups Demand Law Enforcement Ban on Facial Recognition Technology

Sep 5, 2019 by

The coalition warns that the technology poses a threat to privacy and security, particularly in communities of color. Source: More...

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‘Vision for Justice’: 117 Rights Groups Offer Roadmap to Transform US Criminal-Legal System 

Sep 5, 2019 by

“We simply cannot live up to the values we profess if we don’t end mass incarceration and eliminate the deep racial bias...

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The U.S. Footprint In Bolivia’s Incipient Colour Revolution 

Sep 5, 2019 by

in Bolivia history has yet to be written, but it is framed in a regional context in which the United States has opted to criminalize...

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The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Go Wrong?

Sep 5, 2019 by

The Pentagon is using a moral panic over “fake news” to gain influence over the domestic news landscape Source: The Pentagon Wants to...

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New report on Trump’s mysterious $50 million loan says he may have committed massive tax fraud

Sep 5, 2019 by

A stunning report from Mother Jones published Thursday zeroes in on an as-yet unexplained loan claimed by President Donald Trump —...

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Neoliberal Democrats Need to Stop Blaming the Internet and Take Some Responsibility for 2016 

Sep 5, 2019 by

Perhaps we could let go of past failures more easily if it didn’t look like many powerful forces were so eager to repeat them...

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A modest proposal for gun control

Sep 5, 2019 by

We should simply revert to the gun laws that prevailed in the United States around 1960. Source: A modest proposal for gun control...

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Common Cause Urges States to Expand Voter Registration Through Lottery Tickets 

Sep 5, 2019 by

Printing Voter Registration Information on the Back of Lottery Tickets Is a No-Cost, Common-Sense Step that States Can Take to Help...

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How we can roll back the racist practice of ‘broken windows’ prosecutions

Sep 5, 2019 by

Looking at a list of charges a municipal prosecutor’s office might issue—and must issue, if it is to justify its continuing...

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GOP mass exodus continues as second most-senior congressman retires 

Sep 5, 2019 by

 Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Republican of Wisconsin, is one of the architects of the PATRIOT Act. He’s also one of a few members of...

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Literal Sh*t Storm: Warnings of Major Manure Threat as Hurricane Dorian Barrels Toward North Carolina Factory Farms

Sep 5, 2019 by

“The heavy rainfall could flood poorly located factory farms, spreading untold tons of hog, chicken, and turkey waste along the...

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Trump officially taking another $3.6B from military families to fund ‘wall’

Sep 5, 2019 by

As threatened, Donald Trump is grabbing money from 127 military projects to fund his border fence. But these projects aren’t new...

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Fees, fees and more fees: the high cost of being a Georgia prisoner

Sep 5, 2019 by

Advocates for prisoners, meanwhile, say that the financial cost of being a convict makes it harder for those who get out to find a...

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German Elections: Mixed Joy and Great Sorrow

Sep 5, 2019 by

With many, it was less joy than sighs of relief; neither Saxon nor Brandenburg voters gave the far-right, fascist-leaning Alternative...

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The Walton Family Plot to Privatize the Public Schools of Arkansas 

Sep 5, 2019 by

Have they no shame? Source: The Walton Family Plot to Privatize the Public Schools of Arkansas | Common Dreams...

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Donald Trump Jr will seek the GOP nomination in 2024 — and he’ll probably win: Republican strategist

Sep 5, 2019 by

Like it or not, warned Republican strategist Rick Wilson, the president’s eldest son is running for the GOP nomination in 2024....

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