If Trump Wins, Don’t Blame Progressives. This Is on You, Centrists. 

May 19, 2020 by

The corporate conservatives who control the Democratic Party are suffering from cheaters’ remorse. Sorry, right wingers. Biden...

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China Announces $2 Billion In Virus Help At WHO Assembly 

May 19, 2020 by

President Xi Jinping rallied around the World Health Organization as the Trump administration has slashed funding for the U.N....

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Think Trump and Republicans Wouldn’t Try to Cancel an Election? Look at What GOP in Georgia Just Pulled Off

May 19, 2020 by

“Having NO election is rigging an election.” Source: Think Trump and Republicans Wouldn’t Try to Cancel an...

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Economists Warn ‘Prolonged Depression Guaranteed’ If GOP Refuse Federal Aid to State and Local Governments 

May 19, 2020 by

“The economy is currently approaching a knife edge in how recovery will proceed.” Source: Economists Warn...

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Alert: Millions of US farm animals to be culled by suffocation, drowning and shooting 

May 19, 2020 by

Closure of meat plants due to coronavirus means ‘depopulation’ of hens and pigs with methods experts say are inhumane, despite...

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Pompeo Openly Admits He Asked Trump to Fire Inspector General Because He Wasn’t Doing What ‘We Had Tried To Get Him To’ 

May 19, 2020 by

“Trump has decimated the foundation of independent oversight within the executive branch.” Source: Pompeo Openly Admits...

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‘Pathological’: Trump slaps wind and solar industry with $50 million in old rent bills while pushing Big Oil bailouts 

May 19, 2020 by

While giving fossil fuel companies access to relief funds ostensibly meant for small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus...

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New oversight panel finds Mnuchin is hanging on to $500 billion from CARES Act

May 19, 2020 by

The congressional oversight committee created by the CARES Act to oversee the implementation of all the money released has issued its...

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Alert: Gov. Brian Kemp cancels Georgia Supreme Court election in a blatant GOP power grab 

May 19, 2020 by

This week, voters in Georgia were going to determine whether a seat on the state’s supreme court would be held by a Republican or a...

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Dick Cheney’s former cardiologist estimates Trump’s chances of dying if he catches the coronavirus

May 19, 2020 by

My calculations, I think his risk… he probably has a 15 to 20 percent chance of dying of this virus should he contract it.” Source:...

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In Tense Exchange Over Bailouts, Warren Accuses Mnuchin of Putting ‘Wall Street Buddies’ Before US Workers 

May 19, 2020 by

“We’re in a situation where 35 million Americans have filed for unemployment. You’re in charge of nearly half a...

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The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next? 

May 19, 2020 by

“Radical reforms — reversing the prevailing policy direction of the last four decades — will need to be put on the table....

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Pulitzer Committee Favors False US Empire Stories On Hong Kong, Russia And China 

May 19, 2020 by

The New York Times Has Apparently Stolen Its Pulitzer Prize-Winning Stories From Russian Journalists — The Same Liberal...

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You Don’t Need Invasive Tech for Successful Contact Tracing. Here’s How It Works. 

May 19, 2020 by

While most discussions have focused on countries’ use of surveillance technology, contact tracing is actually a fairly manual...

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Religious Fundamentalism Impairs COVID-19 Response Across Nations

May 19, 2020 by

Whether in the U.S. or Iran, fundamentalist religion often made for bad public policy during the first wave of COVID-19. Source:...

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Georgia organizers respond to voter fraud task force by forming a league of voter empowerment

May 19, 2020 by

With less than a month until the Georgia primary, voting rights organizations and lawyers have formed a voter empowerment task force...

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How State Reform Efforts Are Transforming Juvenile Justice

May 19, 2020 by

Agency leaders share the history and potential of research-driven policy change Source: How State Reform Efforts Are Transforming...

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Protecting Public Health Requires COVID-19 Treatments to Be Patent-Free

May 19, 2020 by

Congress could declare treatment development is a response to a national emergency and can’t be subject to patents. Source:...

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Canada’s Trudeau joins international opposition to Israel’s annexation plans 

May 19, 2020 by

Meanwhile, Fatah leadership calls on Palestinians to ‘prepare’ for annexation, but a senior official tells Haaretz its...

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With Wide-Ranging Support, Jayapal Introduces Paycheck Recovery Act to Keep Workers in Their Jobs, Stop Mass Unemployment, and Deliver Direct Relief to Businesses of All Sizes 

May 19, 2020 by

Estimated to benefit more than 36 million workers, the bill is widely supported by 93 members of Congress, economists, labor leaders...

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A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons 

May 19, 2020 by

The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected...

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Venezuela Reveals Proof of Guaido’s Involvement in Foiled Coup Plot

May 19, 2020 by

Five days before the raid, a Florida law firm representing Silvercorp USA sent a letter to Guaido to remind them that they owed an...

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Cuba Develops Effective Peptide for Treatment of COVID-19

May 19, 2020 by

The CIGB submitted the request to the Cuban Center for Medicines, Equipment, and Medical Devices’ Control (Cecmed)  for its...

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Warning: Scientists and doctors make it quite clear that 5G could be dangerous to human health 

May 19, 2020 by

Scientists, doctors and activists are gathering for an online global summit to discuss the health concerns associated with 5G...

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U.S. Prison Decline: Insufficient to Undo Mass Incarceration 

May 19, 2020 by

Although 44 states and the federal system have reduced their prison populations since reaching peak levels, the pace of reform has...

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Alert: Trump’s Secret New Watchlist Lets His Administration Track Americans Without Needing a Warrant

May 19, 2020 by

The Trump administration has created a new and expansive national security watchlist that, for the first time since 9/11, includes...

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The Troubling History of the Georgia Bureau Now Investigating the Ahmaud Arbery Cover-Up

May 19, 2020 by

The history of the GBI, established in 1937, is interwoven with the history of the Ku Klux Klan, which was a terrorizing force in...

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EU says won’t recognize unilateral Israeli annexation in West Bank

May 19, 2020 by

Bloc’s FM reiterates support for two-state solution, says Israel’s extending of sovereignty over settlements, Jordan Valley would be...

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America’s One Public Bank Is Number One in Saving Small Businesses 

May 19, 2020 by

The $500 billion that Congress sent to the Treasury Department to stimulate the economy may be gathering mold in Steven Mnuchin’s...

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Rather Than Cull Millions of Livestock, Let’s End Animal Agriculture 

May 19, 2020 by

In the long term, we must not waste this opportunity to start mending our broken relationship with animals. This begins with the end...

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White House doctor releases bizarre note on Trump and hydroxychloroquine that leaves out a key detail 

May 19, 2020 by

But the letter, from Physician to the President Sean P. Conley, does not actually say Trump is taking the drug. Source: White House...

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My Brother’s Death Didn’t Have to Happen

May 19, 2020 by

He was packed up and ready to go home when somebody tested positive, and they wouldn’t let him leave. Source: My Brother’s...

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Wrongfully Convicted Man Hopes For Release As Coronavirus Hits Prisons –YouTube

May 19, 2020 by

Walter Ogrod was convicted for a 1988 murder, but the Philadelphia District Attorney’s conviction integrity unit says prosecutors got...

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Llamas could be the answer to a COVID-19 treatment while vaccine trials also look promising

May 19, 2020 by

Scientists are reporting good news all around regarding both a potential treatment and vaccine for COVID-19. While one study shows...

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Agroforestry Land Restoration Technique Improves Food Security In Honduras 

May 19, 2020 by

Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary agroforestry system of Inga alley cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed...

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Federal lawsuit calls officer in Breonna Taylor shooting a ‘dirty cop’ with a ‘vendetta’

May 19, 2020 by

An ongoing federal lawsuit accuses one of the narcotics detectives in the shooting death of 26-year-old ER tech Breonna Taylor of...

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Fed Chair Says Coronavirus-Stricken Economy Might Not Recover Until End Of 2021 

May 18, 2020 by

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that while he believed the economy would ultimately recover from the ongoing coronavirus...

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Once Again, Congress Will Let Wall Street Pillage Main Street 

May 18, 2020 by

And following the playbook of the 2008-09 bailout, the Fed is making funds available to their Wall Street cronies to buy up...

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Beware the Pentagon’s Pandemic Profiteers: Hasn’t the Military-Industrial Complex Taken Enough of Our Money? 

May 18, 2020 by

When it comes to the Pentagon and the CEOs running a large part of the arms industry, examples abound of them asking what they can do...

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Whistleblower: Wall Street is bundling toxic loans again, and it could be about to collapse

May 18, 2020 by

A new ProPublica investigation examines whistleblower charges that some of the largest banks in the world have been “engaged in...

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‘National Day of Mourning’ Protests This Week to Condemn GOP Failures Amid Mass Suffering Caused by Covid-19 

May 18, 2020 by

“This should be political suicide. Let’s make sure it is.” Source: ‘National Day of Mourning’ Protests...

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Are the Democrats Dead (Again)? 

May 18, 2020 by

For election after election, the Democrats failed to present either an effective counter to the Republican myth-makers or a program...

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COVID Deaths in US Approach 100,000 as Trump Administration Misleads Public

May 18, 2020 by

“The coronavirus pandemic is spreading out from urban centers and increasingly infecting residents in small rural counties, even as...

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Ousted Inspector General Was Also Probing Possible Illegal Pompeo-Trump Effort to Force Through Saudi Arms Deal 

May 18, 2020 by

“Since day one, this president has thought he’s above the law, above criticism, and can get away with...

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Can You Be Evicted During Coronavirus? Here’s How to Find Out. 

May 18, 2020 by

The CARES Act temporarily protects millions of renters from being evicted, and many states and cities passed their own rules to help...

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‘Shameful Does Not Even Begin to Describe’ Trump EPA Decision on Chemical Known to Damage Children’s Brains 

May 18, 2020 by

“Yet another abdication of duty by those that are entrusted with protecting Americans from needless and preventable...

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Cellphone data reveals right-wing lockdown protesters may be spreading COVID-19: ‘Neither ironic or funny’ 

May 18, 2020 by

Cellphone data provided to The Guardian by advocacy group Committee to Protect Medicare shows that the right-wing anti-lockdown...

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Judge Emmet Sullivan and Michael Flynn: what happens now.

May 18, 2020 by

The government has filed a motion to dismiss the charges against Flynn, and Judge Emmet Sullivan must now decide whether to grant...

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As Invasive Covid-19 Tracing Technologies Loom, ACLU Unveils Guidelines to Guard Against Overreach 

May 18, 2020 by

The civil liberties group also challenged so-called “immunity passport” proposals that could create “a new health...

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13 Sailors On The USS Theodore Roosevelt Again Test Positive For COVID-19 After Reportedly Recovering

May 18, 2020 by

The sailors had returned to duty on the aircraft carrier after previously testing negative. They have all been taken off the ship....

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Rights Groups Demand House Democrats Fix Bill That Gives FBI Power to Search Browser Histories Without Warrant 

May 18, 2020 by

“Collecting this information is as close to reading minds as surveillance can get. It is digital mining of the personal lives...

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Warning: There Is a Children’s Coronavirus Manifestation. It’s Called MIS-C

May 18, 2020 by

The number of infected children, while still small, is estimated to be a few hundred — larger than anyone anticipated for a...

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Teachers Union Says ‘Flimsy’ CDC Flowchart on School Reopenings Shows Trump Disregard for Student Safety

May 18, 2020 by

“The reality of reopening school buildings and college campuses is that any missteps could cost lives… Once again, this...

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Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine despite FDA warnings 

May 18, 2020 by

President Trump said at a roundtable Monday that he’s been taking the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine for “about a...

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Climate Change Is Fueling Extreme Weather That Lowers Cancer Survival Rate and Threatens Prevention

May 18, 2020 by

Climate change has triggered more frequent weather disasters like hurricanes and wildfires that release deadly carcinogens into...

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‘Long Overdue’: Antitrust Cases Reportedly Brewing Against Google at State and Federal Level 

May 18, 2020 by

Anti-monopoly groups are celebrating news that the Justice Department and state attorneys general are investigating online behemoth...

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“Dangerous Pattern Of Retaliation”: Trump Escalates War On Government Oversight With Late-Night Purge 

May 18, 2020 by

Democrats are expressing outrage after Trump ousted State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Friday night, the latest in a...

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Hundreds of doctors demand CDC end Stephen Miller-led asylum order exploiting public health crisis

May 18, 2020 by

Hundreds of doctors, nurses, health workers, and public health professionals have signed onto a public letter calling on the CDC to...

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‘Huge conflict of interest’: Trump’s new coronavirus vaccine czar owns $10 million in stock options in company developing vaccine

May 18, 2020 by

The former pharmaceutical executive named by President Donald Trump to lead a federal coronavirus vaccine development project owns...

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Alert: Missouri GOP Votes to Gut Anti-Gerrymandering Reform Approved by Voters

May 18, 2020 by

Republican legislators in Missouri are working to overturn a voter-approved measure meant to make legislative redistricting more...

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Attorney General Barr doesn’t ‘expect’ DOJ to follow through with Trump’s call to prosecute Obama 

May 18, 2020 by

Attorney General William Barr on Monday said that he did not “expect” a criminal prosecution of former President Barack Obama or...

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Fossil Fuel Bailouts Are Class War. This Is How We Fight Back 

May 18, 2020 by

Only a recovery based on principles such as those of the people’s bailout would be able to create a more just society out of the...

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Trump Administration Rigs the Beef Market

May 18, 2020 by

With Supermarket Prices Rising, Agriculture Department Backs Giant COVID-Ridden Meatpacking Firms Over Ranchers and Feedlot Operators...

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A website exposing how much Big Pharma pays doctors 

May 18, 2020 by

If you’ve ever questioned this industry and your doctor’s motives, here is some good news: You can now find out how much your doctor...

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Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines 

May 18, 2020 by

Amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, the US government is brokering a $2 billion arms sale to Rodrigo Duterte’s...

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Revealed: A Brazen Plot to Gut Social Security 

May 18, 2020 by

Now, Trump’s economic advisers and his unqualified son-in-law Jared Kushner have another way to undermine Social Security: The...

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How Democrats Lost a House Seat in California 

May 18, 2020 by

Rolling out politicians who bring low enthusiasm because of their lack of motivating policy ambitions—like Smith, like...

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Feds Suspect Vast Fraud Network Is Targeting U.S. Unemployment Systems 

May 18, 2020 by

Investigators see evidence of a sophisticated international attack they said could siphon hundreds of millions of dollars that were...

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‘More Naked Corruption’: Inspector General Ousted by Trump Was Investigating Whether Pompeo Used Staffer for Personal Chores 

May 18, 2020 by

“There is no form of corruption too small for this administration. Leave nothing behind. They’ll take the doorknobs too...

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Reopening Missouri Means Executing a Possibly Innocent Man

May 18, 2020 by

The coronavirus has stalled executions in other states, but Missouri intends to kill Walter Barton on May 19 — despite unresolved...

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Georgia inmate freed after 43 years for crime he denies doing

May 18, 2020 by

After 43 years in prison, and more than 25 years of that on Georgia’s death row, Johnny Lee Gates walked out of custody on...

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More Than 50 People Say This Chicago Cop Framed Them for Murder. Now Prosecutors Are Going to Review His Cases.

May 18, 2020 by

Prosecutors in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office are launching a “comprehensive review” of retired detective Reynaldo...

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Alert: The Rise of the Anti-Lockdown Sheriffs 

May 18, 2020 by

Opposition to stay-at-home orders isthe latest example of a history ofpowerful sheriffs, which stretchesback to the end of slavery...

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US Deports COVID-Positive Immigrants to Haiti and Guatemala, Spreading Virus

May 18, 2020 by

The United States continues to deport thousands during the coronavirus pandemic, causing a dangerous spread of COVID-19 to Central...

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‘We need a comprehensive battle strategy’: States opening their economies lack benchmarks for reimposing restrictions 

May 17, 2020 by

Crackdowns abroad illustrate the need for rigorous standards to keep the coronavirus in check. Source: ‘We need a comprehensive...

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‘Why Democrats Lose Elections’: Clyburn Admits Paycheck Guarantee Best Way to Save Jobs—But Says It Costs Too Much 

May 17, 2020 by

An analysis of the paycheck guarantee proposal showed it would cost less than what Congress has already appropriated for its flawed...

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Trump’s Plan to Limit the Pandemic’s Death Toll: Undercount the Numbers

May 17, 2020 by

Experts have a range of ideas to suppress the Covid-19 pandemic, save lives, and avert new waves of economic misery. But President...

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Calling on Americans to Vote Trump Out, The Lancet Eviscerates US President Over ‘Incoherent’ Covid-19 Response 

May 17, 2020 by

Esteemed medical journal The Lancet on Friday took an unusual step towards calling on American voters to remove President Donald...

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See how experts use disease modeling to predict coronavirus cases after states reopen 

May 17, 2020 by

“The math is unfortunately pretty simple,” said Jeffrey Shaman, a leading epidemiologist at Columbia University. “It’s not a matter...

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‘No Excuse’: Senate Slammed for Reauthorizing Government Spy Powers Without Crucial Privacy Protections

May 17, 2020 by

One advocate declared “it would be dangerously irresponsible for the House to pass this reauthorization.” Source:...

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Trump administration orders halt to ‘first of its kind’ COVID-19 testing at home project backed by Bill Gates 

May 17, 2020 by

On Thursday Trump said testing for coronavirus is “overrated,” and complained that the more tests are conducted, the more cases there...

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A Universal Appeal For Humanity To End Militarism And Stop War 

May 17, 2020 by

In the midst of this global pandemic, the United States threatens to deepen conflicts with China, Iran, and Venezuela, including...

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What Happens If Trump and Biden Both Claim Victory? Legal Scholars Fret Over Plausible Scenarios 

May 17, 2020 by

Delving into how Trump and the GOP can hijack the process, they find an untested law, procedural unknowns and few clear...

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For Trump, It’s Mission Accomplished

May 17, 2020 by

From now to November 4, we can expect Trump to focus on satisfying his two bases: for the white nationalists, touting restrictions on...

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Alert: Donors can now give $620,600 to Biden and DNC, expanding Democratic big-money fundraising 

May 17, 2020 by

The Biden Victory Fund filed a new agreement that will allow wealthy donors to give large checks to the Biden campaign, Democratic...

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Deans of Public Health Schools to Trump: Triple Daily Covid-19 Testing Now or US ‘Doomed’ to Vicious Shutdown Cycle

May 17, 2020 by

“All recommendations agree that the cornerstone for not only bending the curve, but bringing the virus to heel, is widely...

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Can Democracy Survive Bill Barr? 

May 17, 2020 by

Barr has gone too far in supporting naked treason by a former military official and the politician he served, and will be held...

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Neofeudalism: The End of Capitalism? 

May 17, 2020 by

Over the past decade, “neofeudalism” has emerged to name tendencies associated with extreme inequality, generalized precarity,...

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Trump’s company has received at least $970,000 from U.S. taxpayers for room rentals 

May 17, 2020 by

Taxpayers have paid for more than 1,600 nightly room rentals at Trump properties, including 530 nights at the president’s Mar-a-Lago...

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A New Report Shows What Really Happened With China’s Coronavirus Response 

May 17, 2020 by

As more Americans die each day in the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump has desperately tried to deflect blame for his anemic and...

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Alert: HEROES Act Delivers a Win to Health Insurance Industry

May 17, 2020 by

The push to protect insurance premiums comes as some health care companies, like UnitedHealth, Humana, and Cigna, have reported...

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Whistleblower Says Systemic Mortgage Fraud Has Returned to Wall Street

May 17, 2020 by

A previously unreported complaint claims this time it’s happening in commercial rather than residential properties. Source:...

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CDC Issues Alert About COVID-19 Illness In Children As Trump Presses To Open Schools 

May 17, 2020 by

Cases of the syndrome among children are rising. Symptoms include fever, inflammation and organ damage, health experts say, and it...

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New Court Files Expose Sheldon Adelson’s Security Team In US Spy Operation Against Julian Assange 

May 17, 2020 by

An exclusive investigation by The Grayzone reveals new details on the critical role Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands played in an...

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‘Weird as hell’: the Covid-19 patients who have symptoms for months 

May 17, 2020 by

There is growing evidence that the virus causes a far greater array of symptoms than was previously understood. And that its effects...

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Democrats launch investigtion into Trump ouster of State Dept watchdog

May 17, 2020 by

The announcement came after Trump told House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Friday that he planned to dismiss State...

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‘Stealth bailout’: Big Oil taking $1.9 billion in CARES Act tax breaks aimed at helping small businesses

May 17, 2020 by

Sen. Bernie Sanders was among critics outraged that the fossil fuel industry is using tax breaks in the CARES Act meant to help...

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Our new guide shows you how to vote from home in every primary this year

May 17, 2020 by

Voting from home has become the most popular and safest way to participate in our democracy thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but...

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State Governments Are Not Doing Nearly Enough To Help Renters During The Coronavirus Pandemic

May 17, 2020 by

Lawmakers have been trying to prevent evictions and help poor tenants. So far, they’ve fallen short. Source: State Governments Are...

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Alert: As millions lose insurance, states cut Medicaid in response to the coronavirus crisis

May 17, 2020 by

States are slashing Medicaid budgets due to shortfalls as more than 25 million expect to lose their coverage Source: As millions lose...

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