Trump Directs His Former Aides Not To Testify In Impeachment Probe 

Sep 17, 2019 by

Rob Porter, Rick Dearborn and Corey Lewandowski are all facing instructions from the White House regarding testifying before the...

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‘The man who sold America’: Mitch McConnell’s mountain of political sins catalogued in devastating new profile

Sep 17, 2019 by

The Kentucky Republican has been unpopular in his home state for years, but this summer has seen his approval rating plunge to 18...

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Israel’s election: Exit polls show Netanyahu falling short 

Sep 17, 2019 by

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party trails the center-left Blue and White party in 2 of 3 exit polls released as...

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The ‘Official Secrets’ Movie vs. Joe Biden’s Lies About the Iraq War

Sep 17, 2019 by

Historically factual, “Official Secrets” is concerned with truth — and the human consequences of evading or telling it....

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Over 800 Climate Strikes Planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to Take Place in 132 Countries 

Sep 16, 2019 by

5 Days Ahead of Strikes, Activists of All Ages, Labor Groups, Faith Leaders, Businesses Gear Up for Youth-Led Climate Strikes in...

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Warning: ‘Nuclear Weapons Arms Race Is Here’: Russians, Anti-Nuke Experts Denounce US Missile Test 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Nuclear experts and disarmament advocates are warning that the world is witnessing a new arms race after the Pentagon tested a new...

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Not again. Not another war based on a lie.

Sep 16, 2019 by

The Trump administration may be gearing up to attack Iran, as a “response” to the recent attacks on Saudi oil refineries. And they...

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Most top Democratic presidential candidates demand Kavanaugh’s impeachment – but not all 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Most of the top Democratic presidential candidates are issuing calls demanding U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh be...

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Sen. Chris Coons told FBI last year about Kavanaugh allegation in NYT 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Coons’ letter to the FBI came days before Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Source: Sen. Chris Coons told FBI last year about...

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It’s Not Just Trump: New Report Details How Greed of ‘Border-Industrial Complex’ Fuels Militarization and Abuse

Sep 16, 2019 by

“The last three decades have witnessed an unstoppable boom in U.S. border spending and many arms, security, and IT firms have...

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UAW Says Its 49,000 Members at GM Plants Will Go on Strike Tonight

Sep 16, 2019 by

“We stood up for General Motors when they needed us most. Now we are standing together in unity and solidarity for our...

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Financial Transactions Tax Would Cost Most People Little, Be Paid by the Wealthy, Discourage High-Frequency Trading 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Report Refutes Spate of Misleading Claims Likely to be Repeated By U.S. Chamber Source: Financial Transactions Tax Would Cost Most...

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‘Maximum lies’: Iran rejects US’ claim it attacked Saudi oil facilities

Sep 16, 2019 by

Allegations that Iran was behind the drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities are “unsubstantiated” and false, Foreign Ministry...

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Protesters Demand Microsoft Stop Profiting Off Concentration Camps, Immigrant Raids, Deportations

Sep 16, 2019 by

Close The Camps NYC Leads March And Sit-In At Microsoft For Colluding With ICE — Group Demands #NoBusinessWithICE Source:...

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FBI Was Deeply Involved in CIA Black Site Interrogations

Sep 16, 2019 by

The word haunting the austere courtroom was torture. Torture not only tormented the perpetrators; it has delayed justice for the...

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Why Iran is getting the blame for an attack on Saudi Arabia claimed by Yemen’s Houthis

Sep 16, 2019 by

Tehran has long been accused of arming the Yemeni insurgent group. Source: Who are the Houthis and how closely linked are they to...

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Warren Rolls Out Plan She Calls ‘Most Sweeping Set of Anti-Corruption Reforms Since Watergate’ 

Sep 16, 2019 by

The White House hopeful says her proposed reforms would put power “back where it belongs—in the hands of the...

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Over 1,000 Websites and Major Companies Plan to Join ‘Digital Climate Strike’ Next Week 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Tumblr, Kickstarter, WordPress, Imgur, BitTorrent, are among the companies to support the Global Climate Strike. Source: Over 1,000...

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Remembering the Crimes of the Powerful Exposed by Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

Sep 16, 2019 by

Assange’s “crime” was revealing deep, embarrassing, sometimes deadly, malfeasance by numerous actors, including the U.S. government,...

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NYC schools will excuse kids who ditch for climate change rally

Sep 16, 2019 by

Cut class for climate change!The Department of Education will excuse city kids who ditch school next Friday to partake in a Manhattan...

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What George Carlin Taught Us About Media Propaganda by Omission: On Bernie Sanders, Medicare for All, and the Green New Deal

Sep 16, 2019 by

In a country as wealthy as ours—when progressive proposals to address the crises of climate, healthcare and social inequality are...

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Elizabeth Warren is going after Trump’s sister as part of her far-reaching ethics campaign: report 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Although Trump-Barry’s retirement as a federal judge earlier this year “brought an abrupt end to an investigation into her role in...

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House committee investigating Elaine Chao for possible efforts to boost her family’s fortunes

Sep 16, 2019 by

The House Oversight and Reform Committee has asked Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to provide documents relating to her...

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Record 7 Million People Displaced by Extreme Weather Events in First Half of 2019 

Sep 16, 2019 by

The number was tallied tallied before Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas, and the organization predicted it could soar to 22 million...

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New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers 

Sep 16, 2019 by

In a court filing, the state attorney general’s office says that it has found new account transfers by members of the family that...

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New York Prosecutors Subpoena Donald Trump’s Tax Returns: AP 

Sep 16, 2019 by

A lawyer for the Trump Organization, Marc Mukasey, said he is “evaluating the situation and will respond as appropriate.” Source: New...

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Hollywood Propaganda Attack On Venezuela 

Sep 16, 2019 by

The US Is Starving And Killing Venezuelans In Real Life And, For Your Family’s Viewing Pleasure, On Television Screens. Source:...

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Saying He Would Return to US for Fair Trial, Snowden Wants People to Know ‘Why I Did What I Did’ 

Sep 16, 2019 by

“Was it better for the United States? Did it benefit us? Or did it cause harm? They don’t want the jury to be able to...

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Joe Biden’s Racist Answer on the Legacy of Slavery

Sep 16, 2019 by

Biden was asked about the legacy of slavery and gave a meandering answer that, in part, lectured black people on their parenting...

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Trump admin faces subpoena over ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint 

Sep 16, 2019 by

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff issued a subpoena to the nation’s top intelligence official Friday night, seeking...

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Federal Court Blocks Tennessee Law That Restricts Voter Registration Efforts 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Suspending Law that has “Chilling Effect” on Third Party Registration Activity Source: Image...

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Purdue Pharma bankruptcy: OxyContin maker filed for Chapter 11 Sunday

Sep 16, 2019 by

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and...

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Column: What if I were homeless? An immersion course in empathy in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Sep 16, 2019 by

In San Francisco’s Tenderloin, an unusual immersion course in homelessness aims to build law enforcement’s empathy....

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Nike’s Controversial Colin Kaepernick Ad Wins Emmy For Best Commercial 

Sep 16, 2019 by

“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” Kaepernick said. Source: Nike’s Controversial Colin Kaepernick...

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Food brands owned by Monsanto 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Here are some of the brands that Monsanto works with. Source: Food brands owned by Monsanto – Nexus...

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We Asked Prosecutors if Health Insurance Companies Care About Fraud. They Laughed at Us.

Sep 16, 2019 by

To protect their networks and bottom lines, health insurers don’t aggressively pursue widespread fraud, making it easy for scammers....

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New York Times Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate and Offensive’ Tweet About Kavanaugh Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Sep 16, 2019 by

Backlash against the Times came shortly after the publication’s opinion account tweeted out the story with a message that read in...

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Coup Master: Michael Kozak, New US Envoy For Latin America 

Sep 16, 2019 by

The New Acting Head Of U.S. Diplomacy Toward Latin America Is No Stranger To The Implementation Of Interventionist Tactics In The...

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The DOJ is suing Omarosa for violating the same law Brett Kavanaugh is accused of violating: Ex-White House ethics chief 

Sep 16, 2019 by

former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub noted a massive double standard at the Justice Department, pointing out that...

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Mother And Daughter Duo Have Possibly Developed The First Alzheimer’s Vaccine

Sep 16, 2019 by

The vaccine contains synthetic versions of amino acid chains that trigger antibodies to attack Alzheimer’s protein in the blood. The...

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Lula Da Silva: ‘They Thought Lies Were Going to Win’

Sep 16, 2019 by

In his first exclusive interview since he was imprisoned 526 days ago, former Brazilian president talks about prison, Latin America’s...

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LAPD to change policy on use of informants after furor over decision to spy on anti-Trump group 

Sep 16, 2019 by

Police Chief Michel Moore said the department will conduct a more stringent review process before deploying informants in...

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Austin Groups 3-D Print Tiny Homes To Help End Homelessness

Sep 16, 2019 by

Community First Village, run by Mobile Loaves and Fishes to provide permanent, personal housing and services for homeless people in...

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SNL’s Chris Redd calls Caitlyn Jenner ‘Auntie Tom’ for supporting Trump over trans community 

Sep 16, 2019 by

“Hey Caitlyn, you godd*mn hypocrite,” Redd began. “You’re like, against gay marriage, you voted for Trump, you’re like the Auntie Tom...

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Bernie Sanders, Not Joe Biden, Sets the Democratic Party Line

Sep 15, 2019 by

Biden may be popular among Democratic voters, but he becomes a marginal figure in the company of his Democratic rivals. Biden offered...

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 Really remembering 9-11: Recalling the Hundreds of Thousands of Civilian Victims of America’s Endless ‘War on Terror’ 

Sep 15, 2019 by

It’s not enough for Americans to mourn the deaths of 3000 Americans on 9-11, tragic as those were, writed TCBH! journalist Dave...

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Here’s how Democrats should talk about socialism 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Let’s be very clear:  if the Democratic candidate for president in 2020—whomever it is—does not know how to discuss...

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Post-9/11 Terrorism Watchlist of More Than 1 Million Judged Unconstitutional

Sep 15, 2019 by

An individual’s listing on the watchlist is provided to many “partners,” including federal, state, and foreign government agencies...

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Guardian joins major global news collaboration Covering Climate Now 

Sep 15, 2019 by

The Guardian joins the Nation and Columbia Journalism Review in launching a new partnership among more than 250 news organizations to...

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“Please Save My Life”: Julian Assange In Prison 

Sep 15, 2019 by

For over 150 days this has been Julian Assange’s residence, whether he likes it or not. And a judge has ruled today, he is to remain...

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Drone attacks on Saudi plant could hit global oil supplies 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Explosions halve Saudi output and reduce global production by 5% Source: Drone attacks on Saudi plant could hit global oil supplies |...

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In ‘Massive Victory’ in Fight Against Trump’s ‘Unconstitutional Conduct,’ Federal Appeals Court Reopens Emoluments Case 

Sep 15, 2019 by

“We never wanted to be in a position where it would be necessary to go to court to compel the president of the United States to...

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Alert: Ohio Set To Remove More Than 200,000 People From Its Voter Rolls 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Voting rights groups want the state to pause the removals, noting that thousands of eligible voters are at risk of having their voter...

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Yet another allegation of sexual misconduct surfaces against Justice Brett Kavanaugh: report 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is facing a new allegation of sexual misconduct — that the FBI reportedly knew about, but...

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Edward Snowden Speaks Out: His New Life and Concerns 

Sep 15, 2019 by

The man whose state surveillance revelations rocked the world speaks exclusively to the Guardian about his new life and concerns for...

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The plutocracy’s war on people: Centrists and conservatives are ignoring the giant elephant in our national living room

Sep 15, 2019 by

The root cause of just about every problem facing America is about as obvious as a circling shark. Specifically, that monied...

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Justice Sotomayor warns the Supreme Court is doing “extraordinary” favors for Trump

Sep 15, 2019 by

The sharpest part of Sotomayor’s opinion may be its final paragraph, which accuses a majority of her colleagues of bypassing the...

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Medicine For All: The Case For A Public Option In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Sep 15, 2019 by

Too many Americans are suffering and dying prematurely because we have ceded control over a key part of our infrastructure for public...

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This is the most important issue missing from the Democratic debates 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Politically speaking, Democrats should be talking about political reform whenever they can. There are few other issues where...

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Medicare For All Would Cut Poverty By Over 20 Percent 

Sep 15, 2019 by

The Census released its annual income, poverty, and health insurance statistics earlier this week. The summary report shows that 8...

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Joe Biden Pledges To Release Medical Records Before First Votes In Nomination Race 

Sep 15, 2019 by

The former vice president’s mental acuity has been called into question by some Democratic presidential rivals. Source: Joe Biden...

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Netanyahu Hints Trump Plan Will Let Israel Annex Key Land

Sep 15, 2019 by

ISRAEL’S PRIME MINISTER, Benjamin Netanyahu, hinted on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan, set to be unveiled...

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Boycotts, Benjamins, and America’s university leaders 

Sep 15, 2019 by

If there is one thing that unites American university presidents, it is opposition to the academic boycott of Israel.  The leaders of...

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If redistricting began today, Republicans would dominate: A state-by-state guide

Sep 15, 2019 by

Republicans have a less dominant grip on redistricting than they did before, but the GOP would still hold a large advantage if new...

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Unqualified And Ideological: A Guide To Trump’s Worst Judges 

Sep 15, 2019 by

If you care about women’s rights, LGBTQ rights or voting rights — or about judges being fit to serve — you oughta read...

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Facebook removed doctors’ fact-check of false anti-abortion video because Ted Cruz complained 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Facebook removed a fact-check authored by three doctors rebutting an anti-abortion video’s false claims because Sen. Ted Cruz of...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams Shocking Ad That Aired During Democratic Debate

Sep 15, 2019 by

“Republicans are running TV ads setting pictures of me on fire to convince people they aren’t racist,” the New York...

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US is Behind Hong Kong Protests Says US Policymaker 

Sep 15, 2019 by

The US continues to deny any involvement in ongoing unrest in China’s special administrative region of Hong Kong.However, even a...

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Air Force says Trump’s border wall money grab will endanger national security

Sep 15, 2019 by

Donald Trump’s border wall money grab from military construction projects is endangering schools on military bases, a power...

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Banking industry expert: ‘pendulum is swinging back,’ warns ‘too big to fail’ banks are at it again

Sep 15, 2019 by

Right now we are on the pendulum swing away from regulation. “That’s what the Trump administration’s been doing...

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Some Democrats’ Rejection of Fossil Fuel Money Marks Shift From Previous Races

Sep 15, 2019 by

All 20 Democrats running for the 2020 cycle have combined to raise $348,262 from the oil and gas industry for their campaigns....

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US Unearths Cold War Treaty To Target Venezuela

Sep 15, 2019 by

The government of Venezuela has denounced the US invocation of a Cold War-era mutual defense treaty on behalf of the opposition in...

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New York Times panned for Kavanaugh tweet describing ‘a penis in the face’ as ‘harmless fun’ 

Sep 15, 2019 by

The New York Times ensured that a new allegation and a solid story about a woman of color’s journey—from 1980s Yale to...

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Which Way Out Of Neoliberalism: Fascism Or Socialism? 

Sep 15, 2019 by

“Neoliberalism left workers competing against each other in a great race to the bottom.” Source: Which Way Out Of Neoliberalism:...

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UVA Suspends Medical Lawsuits In Wake Of KHN Investigation 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Under pressure after Kaiser Health News reported Monday that it sues thousands of patients a year and sends many into bankruptcy,...

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Crystal Mason Reacts To Felicity Huffman’s 14-Day Prison Sentence 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Mason faces five years in prison for casting a provisional ballot in the 2016 election. Source: Crystal Mason Reacts To Felicity...

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Robert Reich: The Secret GOP Plan to Keep Power – YouTube

Sep 15, 2019 by

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains how the GOP has implemented minority rule against an increasingly diverse and liberal...

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California Bans Private Prisons – Including Ice Detention Centers

Sep 15, 2019 by

The private prison industry is set to be upended after California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday banning the facilities from...

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Mark Sanford, Joe Walsh, Bill Weld op-ed: Canceling GOP primaries is a critical mistake 

Sep 15, 2019 by

In America, we don’t take a poll to decide whether to have elections. Source: Mark Sanford, Joe Walsh, Bill Weld op-ed: Canceling GOP...

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Leaked Documents Contain Major Revelations About the FBI’s Terrorism Classifications 

Sep 15, 2019 by

Revelations about the FBI’s classification system for domestic terrorism investigations raise questions about its treatment of the...

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5 takeaways from the third Democratic debate

Sep 12, 2019 by

It was the first time the top contenders all squared off on one stage. Source: 5 takeaways from the third Democratic debate...

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Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister 

Sep 12, 2019 by

Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’ Source: Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after...

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Media Response to Engineering Report on WTC 7 

Sep 12, 2019 by

Reports on the study are confined to a few alt-news internet sites.So, here we have a stunning piece of news from experts and it is...

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Medical bombshell: lead exposure kills 412,000 Americans a year… here’s how exposure happens 

Sep 12, 2019 by

A bombshell study published in The Lancet medical journal finds that low-level lead exposure is responsible for the deaths of 412,000...

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A Commonsense Policy for Avoiding a Disastrous Nuclear Decision 

Sep 12, 2019 by

The system for launching a nuclear strike in response to an enemy attack is fraught and risky. A delayed response option would make...

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Justice Sotomayor issues powerful dissent to the Supreme Court’s ‘extraordinary’ move unleashing Trump’s harsh asylum rules 

Sep 12, 2019 by

In lifting the injunction, the court allowed the administration to broadly deny asylum to immigrants who passed through another...

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The Democrats’ Shameful Legacy on Crime

Sep 12, 2019 by

Bill Clinton isn’t the only one who deserves blame for turning America into a carceral state. Source: The Democrats’ Shameful...

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Warren Plan Would Close Tax Loophole Joe Biden Uses

Sep 12, 2019 by

Warren vows to close the so-called “Gingrich-Edwards” loophole, a way for the rich to avoid Social Security and Medicare...

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‘A Solution for All Generations’: With Plan for Social Security Expansion, Warren Demands Rich Pay Fair Share to Lift 5 Million Out of Poverty

Sep 12, 2019 by

“No one who spends 30 years working and contributing to Social Security should retire in poverty.” Source: ‘A...

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Russia and India call for legally binding tool to prevent all weapons in space 

Sep 12, 2019 by

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have voiced their concerns over a potential arms race in...

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What We Still Do Not Know About Russiagate Hoax

Sep 12, 2019 by

Even leaving aside the misperception that Russia is the primary threat to America in world affairs, no aspect of this allegation has...

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When Americans Fell for the 9/11 Deception They Lost Their Country 

Sep 12, 2019 by

It is much easier for government to deceive people in a democracy where people assume everything is above board than in a...

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Israeli intelligence accused of planting spying devices in Washington DC — and Trump ignored the evidence: report

Sep 12, 2019 by

Politico’s Daniel Lippman is reporting that according to “three former senior U.S. officials,” cell phone surveillance devices found...

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Alert: US Space Command’s First Big War Game Is Already Under Way 

Sep 12, 2019 by

A secretive war game that examines combat in space kicked off this week in Alabama. The Schriever War Game, bringing together several...

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Media dead silent as award-winning journalist crumbles the myths surrounding Julian Assange 

Sep 12, 2019 by

Award winning Australian Mark Davis explains the smear campaign mainstream media is using against Assange. Journalist Greg Bean...

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The Tax Pledge 2020 Candidates Should Make to Middle Class Voters

Sep 12, 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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How Elizabeth Warren Became the Democratic Party Establishment’s Insurance Policy 

Sep 12, 2019 by

. The DNC elite, a who’s who of Wall Street donors and “party insiders,” have chosen Elizabeth Warren as the safest...

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Alert: Industry Coalition Launches Seven-Figure Ad Blitz to Flood Democratic Debate With Attacks on Medicare for All

Sep 12, 2019 by

David Sirota, speechwriter for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign, said the ad blitz is an attempt by healthcare industry lobbyists...

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Nearly Half in U.S. Fear Being the Victim of a Mass Shooting

Sep 12, 2019 by

Almost half of Americans (48%) are worried that they or a family member will be a victim of a mass shooting, the highest reading of...

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How Syria defeated the 2012-2019 invasion by US & Al-Qaeda

Sep 12, 2019 by

Finally, there seems to be the light of peace at the end of the nightmarish eight-year invasion of Syria by the US and its national...

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