Bernie Comes in at #1

Nov 22, 2019 by

Did you know in the last 6 weeks, in various polls in the early primary/caucus states, Bernie has come in at #1 in New Hampshire, #1...

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OK Obama… Time to Cancel Radical Centrism

Nov 21, 2019 by

So-called “centrists” are terrified that if the Democratic nominee is far to the left of Biden and Obama, they will be...

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‘Majority of Americans agree with me and Bernie’: Michael Moore makes powerful case for Medicare for All on post-debate MSNBC panel 

Nov 21, 2019 by

During a panel discussion Wednesday night following the 2020 Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta, filmmaker Michael Moore...

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Noam Chomsky: Democratic Party Centrism Risks Handing Election to Trump

Nov 21, 2019 by

Centrist Democrats will likely alienate progressive activists working to defeat Trump, says Chomsky. Source: Noam Chomsky: Democratic...

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 Bernie Responds to Obama’s “Too Far Left” Comments – YouTube

Nov 21, 2019 by

Bernie fact checking Obama is EVERYTHING!

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‘We’re Going to Win’, Says Sanders, After New National Poll Shows Him Tied for Lead With Biden in 2020 Democratic Primary 

Nov 21, 2019 by

“We’re going to win,” declared Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday in response to a new national Emerson poll showing...

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Shame: Elizabeth Warren endorses Trump’s economic war on Venezuela, then soft-pedals far-right Bolivia coup

Nov 21, 2019 by

In a nauseating interview on Pod Save America, Elizabeth Warren endorsed suffocating US sanctions on Venezuela, backing Trump’s...

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How Cozy Is Russia and China’s Military Relationship? 

Nov 21, 2019 by

Chinese and Russian forces have been training together for a decade now. They raised the level of joint exercises from anti-terrorism...

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Prosecutors Investigating the Trump Organization Zero In on Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg 

Nov 21, 2019 by

Weisselberg is one of the Trump Organization’s longest tenured employees and is now co-running the business. He escaped federal...

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Evo Morales Urges United Nations to ‘Denounce and Stop This Massacre’ as Bolivian Military Guns Down Protestors 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The former Bolivian president accused coup leaders of carrying out “genocidal policies” against indigenous people....

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America Needs to Hear – Under Oath – From Pompeo, Perry, Pence, and Bolton

Nov 21, 2019 by

Rep. Devin Nunes is actually right about something: The key witnesses in the Trump impeachment hearings so far haven’t said...

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The Swedish Case Against Assange Was Always Political 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The political nature of the Swedish case became apparent from the beginning. As early as 2013, emails from the UK Crown Prosecution...

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Trump Has Made 13,435 False or Misleading Claims While in Office

Nov 21, 2019 by

Donald Trump is waging a war on words. Source: Trump Has Made 13,435 False or Misleading Claims While in...

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Who won the last Democratic debate? Our panelists’ verdict 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The debate topics were a mile wide and inch deep, preventing candidates from being able to distinguish the details of their policy...

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Ilhan Omar’s Call for Restorative Justice Gives Me Profound Hope for the Future 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The freshman Congresswoman represents the intelligence of tomorrow, pushing at the status quo centrism at the American political...

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A DNA test could exonerate him 13 years after his execution. The state refuses to do it.

Nov 21, 2019 by

Sedley Alley was executed based on little physical evidence and an allegedly coerced confession. A Tennessee judge refused the DNA...

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New Report On FBI Spying Shows Need For Congressional Investigation 

Nov 21, 2019 by

This report, which finds that people are being investigated for their political opinions, is part of a new campaign to hold the FBI...

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Ilhan Omar Pitches $1 Trillion For Green Public Housing 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The bill, part of a wave of progressive legislation, would undo Clinton-era restrictions on public housing in a bid to tackle the...

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Judge halts scheduled federal executions, says Barr’s lethal injection protocol appears at odds with the law 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The judge found that the death row inmates are likely to prevail in their lawsuits and should not be executed before they’ve had...

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The Hugely Important OPCW Scandal Keeps Unfolding. Here’s Why No One’s Talking About It. 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is now hemorrhaging evidence that the US and its allies deceived the world...

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ACLU Sues Trump Administration For Detaining Journalists At Border

Nov 21, 2019 by

The photographers documenting conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border were unlawfully tracked, detained and interrogated, the ACLU says....

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, breach of trust 

Nov 21, 2019 by

After nearly three-year investigation, attorney general brings charges as Netanyahu clings to power in Israel’s political stalemate....

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Asylum officer tells House panel Trump policy forcing families into Mexico is ‘illegal,’ ‘immoral’

Nov 21, 2019 by

Michael Knowles, an asylum officer and president of a union representing thousands of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...

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Evangelical Groups Are The New U.S. Tool For Coups In Latin America 

Nov 21, 2019 by

(Luis Fernando) Camacho says something crucial in Bolivia: “We are going to take the Pachamama out of public places and we are going...

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NLG Statement On The Military Coup In Bolivia 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) strongly condemns the military coup that took place in Bolivia on November 10, followed by the...

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Why the Hell Did Democrats Just Extend the Patriot Act? 

Nov 21, 2019 by

House leadership included the measure in a government funding bill—and even members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus went...

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“If We Win They Can’t Act Like We Don’t Exist”: Bernie Sanders Supporter Blocked From TV Interview in Live Example of #BernieBlackout 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The video, which was captured by activist Devon Lamoreaux, shows an NBC News reporter interviewing a voter concerned over so-called...

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“Every Time These Guys Open Their Mouths, She Gets 10,000 More Votes”: Leon Cooperman, Billionaire, Has a Few More Choice Words for Elizabeth Warren 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The superrich hedge-funder is still a little emotional over the candidate’s wealth tax and messaging. Some of his Wall Street peers...

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Sondland told Trump to let rapper A$AP Rocky go to jail then ‘play the racism card’ to make himself look good: Diplomat

Nov 21, 2019 by

He recommended that the president, quote, ‘Wait until after the sentencing, or it will only make it worse,’ and he added that the...

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Giuliani brags he’s still pushing for Ukraine to implicate Biden — even as Trump faces impeachment

Nov 21, 2019 by

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani bragged that he was in contact with multiple Ukrainian officials on the same day that European Union...

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Watch A$AP Rocky, Gordon Sondland’s Impeachment Remix on ‘Colbert’ 

Nov 21, 2019 by

Stephen Colbert opened The Late Show Wednesday with a goofy mash-up of A$AP Rocky’s “Praise the Lord” and Gordon Sondland’s...

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Samantha Bee Hosts #MeToo Thanksgiving on ‘Full Frontal’ 

Nov 21, 2019 by

Host interviews #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, sits down with journalists, activists for “Sam’s Food Day of Gratitude” Source: Samantha...

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The US policy shift on Israeli settlements will not stop Palestinians persevering 

Nov 21, 2019 by

Palestinians are surrounded by settlers and abandoned by the west, but this latest setback will only boost support for their cause...

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Attempt to ‘criminalize basic human kindness’ fails as activist Scott Warren found not guilty on all charges

Nov 21, 2019 by

An Arizona jury on Wednesday found human rights activist Scott Warren not guilty of “harboring” undocumented migrants, charges that...

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Warning from Amnesty International: ‘Surveillance giants’ Facebook & Google ‘threaten human rights’ with data-grabbing 

Nov 21, 2019 by

Tech titans Google and Facebook employ “surveillance-based business models” that threaten human rights and erode privacy worldwide,...

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Over 10 Percent Of People In US Know Someone Who Died Due To Lack Of Healthcare 

Nov 21, 2019 by

More than 13% of American adults — or about 34 million people — report knowing of at least one friend or family member in...

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Citing White Nationalist Emails, Over 100 Democratic Lawmakers Sign Letter Demanding Stephen Miller’s Resignation

Nov 21, 2019 by

“We refuse to tolerate white nationalism and xenophobia in the White House or elsewhere in the United States.” Source:...

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Joe Biden’s and Pete Buttigieg’s Records on Race Under Scrutiny During Debate

Nov 21, 2019 by

The two candidates claim to have wider support from the Black community than bears out in reality. Source: Joe Biden’s and Pete...

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Okinawans Keep Up Fight against US Military Base in Biodiverse Oura Bay

Nov 21, 2019 by

Environmental advocates say the project puts rare corals, unique marine ecosystem, at risk. Source: Okinawans Keep Up Fight against...

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Group sues Trump administration for action on 274 imperiled species 

Nov 21, 2019 by

The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday said it has filed notice to sue the Trump Administration for failing to take action...

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Revealed: How utilities wield bad science to stunt clean energy

Nov 21, 2019 by

For the past decade, renewable energy technologies have been growing by leaps and bounds across the United States. But in response to...

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Takeaways from the November Democratic debate 

Nov 20, 2019 by

The best and worst of the MSNBC-Washington Post debate in Atlanta. Source: Takeaways from the November Democratic debate – The...

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Wednesday’s Impeachment Testimony: Five Things You Need to Know

Nov 20, 2019 by

Quid pro quos. Rudy Giuliani’s scheming. And new revelations about what the Ukrainians knew and when Source: Wednesday’s Impeachment...

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2020 Democrats divided over rule shielding Trump from indictment 

Nov 20, 2019 by

Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as former Secretary Julián Castro, said that, if...

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Evo Morales Calls for ‘Truth Commission’ to Expose Deceitful Role of US-Backed OAS in Bolivia Coup

Nov 20, 2019 by

“We invite international organizations, Pope Francis, to form a truth commission about the October 20 elections.” Source:...

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Saudi Prince Khalid bin Salman Tries to Negotiate End to Yemen War With Houthis

Nov 20, 2019 by

Khalid bin Salman is working full time to extricate Saudi Arabia from the disastrous conflict begun by his brother. Some regional and...

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Government Secrets: Why and How A Special Agent-Turned-Whistleblower Uncovered Controversial Border Surveillance Tactics 

Nov 20, 2019 by

Nine of the slides revealed that agents working under “Operation Secure Line” — a codename for the government’s response to a...

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How Local ‘Fake News’ Websites Spread ‘Conservative Propaganda’ in the US

Nov 20, 2019 by

Locality Labs, a company operating scores of sites that purports to be a local news organization, is facing criticism it is part of a...

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Spending On US Border Enforcement Now A Staggering $24 Billion Annually 

Nov 20, 2019 by

 As leaders of environmental and human rights groups based in the southern border states, we are calling on Congress to reject the...

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On Universal Children’s Day, It’s Time to Stop Imprisoning Kids Everywhere

Nov 20, 2019 by

Let’s use the momentum against migrant child detention to end U.S. complicity in locking up kids everywhere. Source: On...

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Projected Fossil Fuel Production ‘Dangerously Out of Step’ With Global Climate Goals, UN Report Reveals 

Nov 20, 2019 by

“Governments are planning to produce about 50% more fossil fuels by 2030 than would be consistent with a 2°C pathway and 120%...

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Barack Obama Critiques the Left, But Doesn’t Call Out Republicans 

Nov 20, 2019 by

The New York Times interpreted Obama’s remarks as a warning to presidential candidates such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren...

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What The Chilean People’s Enemies In The US Are Planning 

Nov 20, 2019 by

Privatization and vicious neoliberalism have ruled in Chile since the late 1970s, an economic experiment that saw Chilean people...

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Palestinian, Regional, And International Groups Submit Report On Israeli Apartheid To UN Committee On The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination 

Nov 20, 2019 by

In November 2019, eight Palestinian, regional, and international organisations, including Al-Haq, BADIL, the Palestinian Center for...

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The Corporate Media’s War Against Bernie Sanders Is Very Real

Nov 20, 2019 by

A new report offers hard evidence for what you already suspected: MSNBC is riding hard against Bernie. Source: The Corporate...

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Top Economist Robert Pollin Answers Key Questions on the Emerging Divide Between Sanders and Warren on Medicare for All 

Nov 20, 2019 by

“I clearly don’t think it is premature to have detailed discussions on funding Medicare for All,” says co-author of...

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The Long Coup in Ecuador

Nov 20, 2019 by

Elected on a progressive platform, the Moreno government has resorted to the politicization of justice and the militarization of...

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Shame: House Democrats Hand Trump ‘Authoritarian’ Surveillance Powers

Nov 20, 2019 by

Buried in a stopgap government funding resolution unveiled by House Democrats Monday is a provision that would reauthorize the...

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Democrats Should Stop Making ‘Ukrainegate’ About Ukraine

Nov 20, 2019 by

The problem with Trump’s actions isn’t that they threatened Ukrainian self-determination, but that they threaten our own. Source:...

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#PresidentPelosi Trends After Sondland Testimony Implicates Pence in Trump Ukraine Scheme 

Nov 20, 2019 by

If Trump and Pence are both removed from office over their involvement in the plot, the next in line for the presidency is House...

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UN Expert Faults US for ‘Inhuman Treatment’ and High Incarceration of Children

Nov 20, 2019 by

 The U.S. has the highest child incarceration rate in the world, according to an expert who authored a new U.N. study on the...

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Plundering Iraq 

Nov 20, 2019 by

Iraq remains a US-occupied nation. We hear nothing about the billions of dollars of Iraqi oil extracted by big US oil firms since...

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Pence spokesman denies Sondland testimony linking him to Ukraine scheme 

Nov 20, 2019 by

The ambassador told a House impeachment inquiry that Pence was notified of concerns that military aid to Ukraine had been held up...

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As Brazil’s ex-President Lula is Set Free and BRICS Leaders Summit, What Lessons From the Workers Party for Fighting Global Neoliberalism? 

Nov 20, 2019 by

Just as Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) heads of state prepared to meet in Brasilia on November 13-14, hosted by Jair...

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Federal Reserve: Enemy of Liberty and Prosperity

Nov 20, 2019 by

All those who support liberty, peace, and prosperity should join the effort to audit and end the Fed. Source: Article: Federal...

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Direct From Bolivia: Popular Resistance Mounts Against The Coup

Nov 20, 2019 by

The burning of the Whipala means the return to the heinous racism and discrimination by the traditional right wing. This action by...

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Legal expert lays out the contradictions between Bill Taylor and Gordon Sondland testimonies: ‘How does he explain’ that?

Nov 20, 2019 by

“On this whole question of Sondland saying he was unaware that Burisma had to do w Biden, how does he explain the text exchange...

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 25 Times Trump Has Been Dangerously Hawkish On Russia 

Nov 20, 2019 by

In a cold war, it only takes one miscommunication or one defective piece of equipment to set off a chain of events that can...

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Venezuela Rejects Coup-Mongering Calls From The US 

Nov 20, 2019 by

The Venezuelan government rejected Saturday a statement from United States Vice President Mike Pence, who called on the Bolivarian...

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The Trials of Julian Assange 

Nov 20, 2019 by

A new book offers a sweeping defense of the controversial Wikileaks publisher. Source: The Trials of Julian Assange |...

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South Korea signs defense agreement with China after Trump’s negotiators walk out on US-Korea talks

Nov 20, 2019 by

In the latest souring of relations between the United States and South Korea, the two nations have suspended diplomatic negotiations...

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What Workers Need From the Revision of NAFTA 

Nov 20, 2019 by

A successful trade agreement with Canada and Mexico depends on fair treatment for Mexican workers. Source: What Workers Need From the...

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Stacey Abrams campaign says Georgia ethics watchdog’s lawsuit is partisan 

Nov 20, 2019 by

State ethics commission, led by vocal supporter and donor to Republican rival Brian Kemp, is demanding to see personal emails Source:...

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How Did Jeffrey Epstein Die? FBI Investigating Possible Crimes 

Nov 20, 2019 by

The FBI is investigating whether there was anything criminal about the death of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, the director...

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Prince Andrew To Step Back From Public Life ‘For Foreseeable Future’ Amid Epstein Fallout

Nov 20, 2019 by

The Duke of York has also said he will help with any investigations into his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. Source: Prince Andrew...

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Alert: The Supreme Court might criminalize immigration advocacy in U.S. v. Sineneng-Smith.

Nov 20, 2019 by

The case could let the government prosecute people for routine legal work or even sympathetic tweets. Source: The Supreme Court might...

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Falsely Imprisoned for 23 Years: Now He’s Received $7 Million 

Nov 20, 2019 by

The payout “doesn’t settle what I went through,” said Derrick Hamilton, who accused the police of fabricating evidence. Source:...

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Jimmy Dennis: How to Survive Death Row 

Nov 20, 2019 by

In 1992, R&B singer Jimmy Dennis was wrongfully convicted of murder. He spent 25 years in prison, but he never gave up on music...

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Colombia to close its borders in attempt to contain mass protests 

Nov 20, 2019 by

Border closures, curfews and bans on sale of alcohol announced as tens of thousands are expected to march amid wave of turmoil...

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Prison Is Not Rehabilitation, It Is Modern-Day Slavery

Nov 20, 2019 by

Every aspect of modern incarceration has been meticulously engineered to threaten and shatter all sense of self-worth and to drain...

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An Arizona Sheriff Deputy’s Abuse of a Quadruple Amputee Teen Highlights a Policing Culture That Must Change

Nov 20, 2019 by

Police departments can be a dangerous powder keg of racism, militarization, and resentment of the communities they are charged with...

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Four Things We Learned at Tuesday’s Trump Impeachment Hearings

Nov 19, 2019 by

“Tell the lawyers.” “Conspiracy theory.” “It was my duty to report.” The highlights from eight hours of testimony Source: Vindman,...

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‘Fear of Victory’ for Sanders or Warren in 2020 Driving Bloomberg and Patrick Bids, Say Progressive Critics 

Nov 19, 2019 by

“There’s clearly anxiety from parts of the Democratic Party establishment and donor class about becoming a party that is...

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We Asked the 2020 Contenders How They Plan to Tackle Inequality 

Nov 19, 2019 by

A surging egalitarian current is shifting the Democratic Party’s policy mainstream—so we asked the presidential candidates about it....

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Alert: Fed Chairman Powell Urges Congress to Address the Federal Budget’s “Unsustainable Path”

Nov 19, 2019 by

At a hearing on the U.S. Economic Outlook for the Joint Economic Committee on November 13, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell...

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CLC Calls for Investigation of Trump Super PAC America First Action for Illegally Coordinating Spending 

Nov 19, 2019 by

Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and End Citizens United filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), alleging that...

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Ukraine For Dummies 

Nov 19, 2019 by

At Wednesday’s debut of the impeachment hearings there was one issue upon which both sides of the aisle seemed to agree, and it was a...

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Shame: Handing Trump ‘Terrifying Authoritarian Surveillance Powers,’ House Democrats Include Patriot Act Reauthorization in Funding Bill 

Nov 19, 2019 by

“Wow. House Democrats are ignoring civil liberties and including a three month straight reauthorization of the Patriot Act...

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Adam Schiff moves to implicate Pence in the Ukraine scandal as Republicans go off the rails 

Nov 19, 2019 by

But as soon as House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff, D-Calif., began to question Williams, he used her testimony to implicate Pence...

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Bernie Sanders’ Stance on Bolivia Matters

Nov 19, 2019 by

Any presidential candidate who claims to represent workers and marginalized communities, who even nominally opposes U.S. imperialism,...

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Asylum officers rebel against Trump immigration policies they say are immoral, illegal 

Nov 19, 2019 by

In collaboration with the radio program “This American Life,” The Times takes an exclusive, front-line look at a...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs law that allows NY to prosecute those pardoned by a President

Nov 19, 2019 by

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Wednesday that will allow the state to prosecute people who have received a...

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‘Disqualifying’: Buttigieg Faces Backlash for Praising Right-Wing Tea Party Movement in Resurfaced 2010 Video 

Nov 19, 2019 by

“I believe we might find that we have a lot in common,” Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said during an...

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CLC Urges Georgia Secretary of State to Halt Planned Voter Registration Purge 

Nov 19, 2019 by

We have grave concerns regarding the planned purge of many Georgia voters from the voter registration list. Source: CLC Urges Georgia...

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‘Naked Violation’ of Human Rights: Global Condemnation Over New US Position on Israeli Occupation 

Nov 19, 2019 by

“The American government’s decision to jettison international law and to legitimise the illegal Israeli settlements is...

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Stopping The FBI From Spying On Social Movements

Nov 19, 2019 by

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has a long history of monitoring, infiltrating and entrapping activists and social...

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‘What Momentum Looks Like’: Sanders Becomes Fastest Presidential Candidate in History to Reach 4 Million Individual Donations 

Nov 19, 2019 by

“This is damn impressive,” said progressive strategist Rebecca Katz. Source: ‘What Momentum Looks Like’:...

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Record Inequality and Corporate Profits Are What Media Call a ‘Strong Economy’ 

Nov 19, 2019 by

Corporate news outlets have an inherent interest in cloaking class warfare by equating a “strong economy” with the...

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‘Community Control Over Police Should Be a Democratic Right’

Nov 19, 2019 by

“The police and law enforcement are needed to sustain the status quo, and put down threats to the status quo that emanate from...

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Can Extinction Rebellion Build a U.S. Climate Movement Big Enough to Save the Earth? 

Nov 19, 2019 by

Extinction Rebellion’s ambition is no less than to save the Earth. To win, they say they need 3.5 percent of the U.S. population to...

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