New poll reveals 57 percent of likely voters want Trump removed

Jan 23, 2020 by

The poll found that 57 percent support a Senate vote for removal, and just 37 percent oppose. Pro-and-con views were much closer...

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Sanders Takes Double-Digit Lead in New Hampshire Poll After 14 Point Jump Since December 

Jan 23, 2020 by

“Prepare for establishment meltdown.” Source: Sanders Takes Double-Digit Lead in New Hampshire Poll After 14 Point Jump...

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Trump Brags About Withholding Evidence as Impeachment Trial Proceeds in Senate

Jan 23, 2020 by

President Trump tweeted more than 140 times, from the Davos Forum in Switzerland, dismissing the trial as a hoax. Source: Trump Brags...

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Trump admits he will seek to cut Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare after ‘hobnobbing with billionaires in Davos 

Jan 23, 2020 by

“It’ll be toward the end of the year,” Trump said from Davos, Switzerland. “And at the right time, we will...

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Naomi Klein: How the Transformative Power of Solidarity Will Beat Trump

Jan 23, 2020 by

Sanders is  right to ask his supporters to avoid attacks on political rivals that feel ad hominem, personal, or just nasty .Attacks...

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Oxfam Report Contains Dire Warning for Global Capitalism 

Jan 23, 2020 by

“Extreme wealth is a sign of a failing economic system.” Source: Oxfam Report Contains Dire Warning for Global Capitalism...

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Warning: US drinking water contamination with ‘forever chemicals’ far worse than scientists thought 

Jan 23, 2020 by

Highest levels of PFAS in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, Environmental watchdog report finds Source: US drinking water...

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International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to prevent genocide against the Rohingya

Jan 23, 2020 by

The ruling at the top United Nations court represents the first international reckoning against Myanmar over its alleged atrocities...

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Clinton Says Sanders Achieved “Nothing.” My Community Clinic Shows She’s Wrong.

Jan 23, 2020 by

Bernie Sanders’s push to expand community health centers has touched millions of lives, including mine. Source: Clinton Says Sanders...

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As Financial Institutions Grow Concerned About Economic Impacts of Climate Crisis, Activists Target Funders of Fossil Fuel Industry 

Jan 23, 2020 by

As one 350.org volunteer put it, if we don’t #StopTheMoneyPipeline that finances climate destruction, “it could blow up...

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5 reasons why US-Europe tensions will grow in the 2020s — and how to stop it 

Jan 23, 2020 by

From Iran to trade with China to climate change, the two sides of the Atlantic disagree: the West is split. Source: 5 reasons why...

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Alert: ‘Biggest Loss of Clean Water Protection the Country Has Ever Seen’: Trump Guts Safeguards for US Streams and Wetlands 

Jan 23, 2020 by

“This all-out assault on basic safeguards will send our country back to the days when corporate polluters could dump whatever...

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Don’t Expand the Travel Ban

Jan 23, 2020 by

The current travel ban has no merit, and expanding it makes no sense. Source: Don’t Expand the Travel Ban | The American...

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A Goldman Sachs Insider Previews CEO Solomon’s New Plan for World Domination 

Jan 23, 2020 by

With a long-running scandal and fierce big-bank competitors, Goldman has slipped. But its new CEO is rolling out a new...

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Warning: WHO warns of 13 emerging health threats including possible pandemics

Jan 23, 2020 by

Climate change, infectious diseases and epidemic threats, socioeconomic inequalities, and conflicts are some of the 13 urgent...

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WikiLeaks editor: US is saying first amendment doesn’t apply to foreigners in Assange case

Jan 23, 2020 by

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson gave a brief statement to the press after the latest court hearing for Julian Assange’s...

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Ivanka Trump was involved in inauguration’s inflated payments to family business — and so was the president: lawsuit 

Jan 23, 2020 by

Then-President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka were warned in 2016 that the family business was overcharging the nonprofit...

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Warning: Doomsday Clock Changed: It Is Now 100 Seconds From Midnight – Twin Threats of Nuclear War, Climate Change Seen as Worsening 

Jan 23, 2020 by

The iconic Doomsday Clock symbolizing the gravest perils facing humankind is now closer to midnight than at any point since its...

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Operation Encore and the Saudi Connection: A Secret History of the 9/11 Investigation 

Jan 23, 2020 by

Behind the scenes, a small team of FBI agents spent years trying to solve a stubborn mystery — whether officials from Saudi...

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‘Targeted and governmental terrorism’: Iran slams US for threat against Soleimani successor 

Jan 23, 2020 by

Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed the US’ policy of “targeted and governmental terrorism” after an American diplomat threatened...

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South Carolina Democrat Who Endorsed Biden Said She’s Switching to Sanders Because He Fights ‘For the Least, the Fallen, the Left Behind’ 

Jan 23, 2020 by

In a tweet thanking Dalhi Myers for her endorsement, Sanders wrote, “Together, we will defeat the most dangerous president in...

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How One Utah Community Fought the Fracking Industry — and Won 

Jan 23, 2020 by

Kanab, a small Utah town that’s home to the famous Best Friends Animal Society, took an unconventional path to face down a frac sand...

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Florida to Purchase 20,000 Acres of Everglades Wetlands to Prevent Oil Drilling

Jan 23, 2020 by

“The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will purchase 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Everglades in an effort to...

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Finland’s Prime Minister calls for a four day work week to increase productivity and family time 

Jan 23, 2020 by

The Prime Minister of Finland feels that a 4-day workweek could have an overall benefit for the citizens of her country. Previous...

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Arizona’s biggest utility says it will get all of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050 

Jan 23, 2020 by

The biggest utility in Arizona, where the desert sun provides great opportunity for solar power, has pledged to stop using fossil...

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N.J. Becomes First State to Mandate Severance For Workers If They Are Part of a Mass Layoff 

Jan 23, 2020 by

New Jersey will become the first state in the country to force employers to pay severance to laid-off workers, as Gov. Phil Murphy...

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Group of parents deported without their kids by Trump admin return to U.S. following court ruling

Jan 23, 2020 by

Nine parents who were deported without their children after being separated by the Trump administration in 2017 and 2018 returned to...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg hit back at Steve Mnuchin: ‘Haters gonna hate and deniers will deny’ 

Jan 23, 2020 by

After U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday dismissed youth climate activist Greta...

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Alert: Wisconsin’s Contested Voter Purge Is a Sign of Things to Come

Jan 23, 2020 by

If right-wing organizations like Judicial Watch have their way, thousands could be removed from rolls in several crucial swing...

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Ezzard Ellis has been granted a new trial in California because of his attorney’s “extreme” racist views

Jan 23, 2020 by

“Ames was disloyal and entirely indifferent to the fate of his non-white clients, convinced that they were all stupid and...

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Migrant teens abused at detention facility gain powerful new allies in ongoing litigation

Jan 23, 2020 by

A 2018 state investigation into a Virginia detention facility found that, yes, staff did strap migrant teens to chairs and sometimes...

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Alert: Kentucky Bill Would Make It Harder For Formerly Incarcerated People To Vote 

Jan 23, 2020 by

The bill would disproportionately affect the 140,000 people whose voting rights were recently restored. Source: Kentucky Bill Would...

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How We #ShutDownDC In September, And How We Can Do Something Even Bigger This Spring 

Jan 23, 2020 by

Last September, when young people called for global climate strikes, organizers in DC answered that call in a big way. On September...

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Steven Mnuchin said Greta Thunberg needed to study economics before offering climate change proposals. So we talked to an economist. 

Jan 23, 2020 by

And he agreed with Thunberg. Source: Steven Mnuchin said Greta Thunberg needed to study economics before offering climate change...

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A ‘perfect storm’ of injustice: Philadelphia man freed after 28 years as DA condemns ‘decades’ of misconduct

Jan 23, 2020 by

On Tuesday morning, after 28 years in prison for a triple murder he did not commit, Theophalis “Bilaal” Wilson heard the words he had...

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Revealed: top official did special favors on guns for NRA at interior department 

Jan 23, 2020 by

Powerful gun lobby group has used connections in Trump administration to influence decisions, messages show Source: Revealed: top...

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Revealed: Immigrant Kids Were Restrained to Chairs With Bags Over Their Heads at a Juvenile Hall in Virginia 

Jan 23, 2020 by

The purpose of their detention, a group of district attorneys argues, should be “protect them from harm, not to punish...

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‘Ahlan Simsim’ brings ‘Sesame Street’ joy and trauma-inclusive care to displaced refugee kids

Jan 23, 2020 by

Ahlan Simsim, which translates to “Welcome Sesame” in Arabic, is the newest program to launch from Sesame Workshop, the same...

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Vladimir Putin Is Planning a Partial Retirement From the Kremlin

Jan 23, 2020 by

The Russian president may never leave the political stage—but he’s now ready to take a step back. Source: Vladimir Putin Is...

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CNN Poll Shows Sanders Surging Into First as Biden Continues to Drop—But Network Emphasizes Statistical Tie in Headline 

Jan 22, 2020 by

“CNN still cannot fathom stating the obvious here: Sanders is leading in their own national poll.” Source: CNN Poll Shows...

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For the First Time, Majority of US Wants the Senate to Remove Trump From Office

Jan 22, 2020 by

Republicans remain firmly behind Trump. Only 8 percent think he should be removed from office, according to CNN. Source: For the...

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Tulsi Gabbard Sues Hillary Clinton Over ‘Russian Asset’ Comments 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The 2016 Democratic nominee is accused of spreading lies about Gabbard to harm her 2020 presidential campaign. Source: Tulsi Gabbard...

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‘A tragedy’: Noam Chomsky slams Democrats for narrow focus of Trump’s impeachment trial 

Jan 22, 2020 by

In an interview with Law & Crime, the 91-year-old Chomsky asserted, “I think the impeachment process, which avoids Trump’s major...

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Bernie Sanders Is Much More Than a Presidential Candidate 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The Vermont senator is not just committed to winning an election but building a political movement. That’s why he’s...

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Krystal Ball Explains to CNN That Bernie Sanders Popular ‘Precisely Because DC Hates Him’ 

Jan 22, 2020 by

As the corporate and Democratic Party establishment lash out at the progressive 2020 candidate, #ILikeBernie and #IEndorseBernie show...

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Global Poll Finds Majority Believe Capitalism More Harmful Than Good

Jan 22, 2020 by

A global survey out Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum summit in Davos shows that over half of respondents believe capitalism...

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Assange And Manning The Most Important Free Press Stories Of 2019 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The  Assange is the founder of WikiLeaks, a website that publishes official documents exposing the crimes and lies of world leaders....

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Washington Post issues a startling warning: Senate GOP is ‘laying the groundwork’ to sabotage democracy 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The Washington Post’s Editorial Board declared that Senate Republicans are “laying the groundwork for a truncated trial of President...

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#TelltheTruthJoe Trends as Sanders Video Detailing Biden History on Social Security Viewed Nearly 2 Million Times 

Jan 22, 2020 by

“Let’s be honest, Joe,” said Sanders. “One of us fought for decades to cut Social Security, and one of us...

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2020 Dems Called On to Follow Warren in Supporting ‘No Big Ag Money Pledge’ 

Jan 22, 2020 by

Supporting the pledge commits candidates to prioritizing “the health of our families, farmers, food chain workers, our planet,...

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UN Report on Saudi Prince’s Hacking of Bezos’s Phone Raises Questions Over Other Potentially Compromised Elites

Jan 22, 2020 by

“If the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally hacked Bezos’s phone via malicious files sent over text, it...

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Alert: Kentucky Bill Would Make It Harder for Formerly Incarcerated People to Vote

Jan 22, 2020 by

The bill would disproportionately affect the 140,000 people whose voting rights were recently restored. Source: Kentucky Bill Would...

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10 Years After Haiti’s Earthquake, A Crossroads 

Jan 22, 2020 by

For decades, Haitian capitalism has let the country’s poor barely survive, or die in the earthquake rubble of the slums, while its...

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What is coronavirus and how worried should we be?

Jan 22, 2020 by

Experts fear latest strain of virus from Wuhan may spread across world Source: What is coronavirus and how worried should we be? |...

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Architect of C.I.A. Interrogation Program Testifies at Guantánamo Bay 

Jan 22, 2020 by

Appearing for the first time at the military war court, James Mitchell was defiant, saying he was there for the benefit of the...

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Alert: The Empire’s war on oppositional journalism continues to escalate 

Jan 22, 2020 by

Journalist Glenn Greenwald has been charged by the Bolsonaro government in Brazil with the same prosecutorial angle used by the US to...

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The Trump Impeachment and the Question of Precedent, Part II: The Trouble With Alan Dershowitz’s ‘Constitutional Argument’

Jan 22, 2020 by

Alan Dershowitz and Sen. Mitch McConnell are helping each other set an impeachment precedent in which there would be no room for...

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New Jersey Takes On Vestige Of Three-Fifths Clause: Prison Gerrymandering 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The most productive solution would be to allow prisoners and formerly incarcerated people to vote, but until that happens, the least...

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Immigrant Detention Centers Really Are Inhumane. This Trial Will Prove It

Jan 22, 2020 by

Last week, several individuals subjected to degrading detention conditions in southern Arizona took the government to trial. In the...

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District Of Columbia Sues Trump Inaugural Committee Over Misuse Of Funds

Jan 22, 2020 by

Washington D.C. is suing Trump’s inaugural committee and companies controlling the Trump International Hotel for misusing funds to...

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Alert: The Many Ways the Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The arms industry, which has the biggest seat at the table when war spending decisions are made, goes unchecked by Congress and the...

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‘Hobnobbing With Billionaires in Davos,’ Trump Admits—If Reelected—He Will Seek to Cut Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare 

Jan 22, 2020 by

“It’ll be toward the end of the year,” Trump said from Davos, Switzerland. “And at the right time, we will...

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Washington Post editorial board issues a startling warning: Senate GOP ‘laying the groundwork’ to sabotage democracy

Jan 22, 2020 by

In a piece published in the paper’s Opinion section this Tuesday, the Washington Post’s Editorial Board declared that Senate...

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23 Corporate Media Headlines Obscure Biden’s Social Security Lies 

Jan 22, 2020 by

Headlines like “Joe Biden Falsely Claims that Bernie Sanders Is Spreading a ‘Doctored Video'” were nowhere to be...

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‘An Absolute Red Alert’: Snowden Joins Journalists and Rights Advocates Worldwide Rallying to the Side of Glenn Greenwald 

Jan 22, 2020 by

“It should be clear to anyone—no matter their political persuasion—that the Bolsonaro administration is taking...

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We’re Still Living In Guantánamo’s Shadow

Jan 22, 2020 by

The detention camp has helped enshrine indefinite detention, secrecy, and rogue justice in American life. Source: We’re Still Living...

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Alert: Far Right Groups Are Rallying Virginia Counties to Form Militias

Jan 22, 2020 by

One Virginia county has already said it will form an official county militia and create a sheriff’s posse. Source: Far Right Groups...

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Malaysia Sends Plastic Waste Back to 13 Wealthy Countries, Says It Won’t Be ‘the Rubbish Dump of the World’

Jan 22, 2020 by

The Southeast Asian country Malaysia has sent 150 shipping containers packed with plastic waste back to 13 wealthy countries, putting...

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Deadly Silence: What Happens When We Don’t Believe Women

Jan 22, 2020 by

Not listening to women’s experience of abusive men — and of other areas from health to the economy — harms all of society...

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Louisiana Tribes File Complaint With United Nations Over U.S. Inaction On Climate Change 

Jan 22, 2020 by

Four coastal Louisiana tribes that claim the U.S. government has violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Admits America Has No ‘Left Party’

Jan 22, 2020 by

At a Martin Luther King Day event in New York, the congresswoman and democratic socialist takes aim at the country’s...

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The great diabetes lie 

Jan 22, 2020 by

Conventional wisdom tells us that sugar consumption, lack of exercise, and obesity are behind the surge in diabetes. While these are...

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Alert: U.S. Deports Iranian Student With Valid Visa, Despite Judge’s Ruling 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The removal raises renewed concerns that Iranian students are being targeted amid increased U.S. tensions with Tehran. Source: U.S....

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Warning: USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production 

Jan 22, 2020 by

The National Organic Program (NOP) is now allowing the cancer-causing herbicide, glyphosate, in “organic” hydroponic production....

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A court tossed 2 N.J. men’s murder convictions after 25 years. So why are they still locked up? 

Jan 22, 2020 by

A panel of state appellate judges in December tossed their convictions after a legal group dedicated to freeing the wrongly convicted...

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Fisheries management is actually working, global analysis shows 

Jan 22, 2020 by

Nearly half of the fish caught worldwide are from stocks that are scientifically monitored and, on average, are increasing in...

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Puerto Ricans Call on Governor Wanda Vazquez to Resign Amid Disaster Aid Scandal

Jan 22, 2020 by

Puerto Ricans hope to oust another governor. Source: Puerto Ricans Call on Governor Wanda Vazquez to Resign Amid Disaster Aid...

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Black Alliance For Peace – Baltimore Demand End To Policing “Surge

Jan 22, 2020 by

Baltimore City is one of 7 cities, including Detroit, Albuquerque, Cleveland, Kansas City, Memphis and Milwaukee, selected for the...

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America’s Radioactive Secret

Jan 22, 2020 by

Oil-and-gas wells produce nearly a trillion gallons of toxic waste a year. An investigation shows how it could be making workers sick...

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‘Inexcusable’: Hillary Clinton, Who Lost to Trump in 2016, Won’t Commit to Helping Bernie Sanders Win in 2020 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Former secretary of state claims “nobody likes” Vermont senator, currently a leading presidential Democratic candidate...

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Alert: Amid Years of Funding Cuts to Public Health, First US Case of China’s Coronavirus Detected 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Public health advocates say state, local, and federal agencies are underprepared to cope with the spread of a new infectious disease....

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The Worst Thing About Trump’s Answer to the Impeachment Articles

Jan 21, 2020 by

 The arguments [of Trump’s lawyers] are wrong on the facts and wrong on the law, but that’s not the worst part. At its...

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‘Middle Class’ Joe Biden has a corruption problem – it makes him a weak candidate 

Jan 21, 2020 by

A lot of the voters we need — independents and people who might stay home — will look at Biden and Trump and say:...

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In Response to Oxfam Inequality Report, Sanders Calls for Global Movement to Counter ‘Greed of Billionaire Class’ 

Jan 21, 2020 by

The White House hopeful emphasized the need to bring people across the globe together to work for “a world of economic, social,...

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In Historic Shift, US’s Second-Largest Physician Group Endorses Medicare for All

Jan 21, 2020 by

The American College of Physicians represents 159,000 doctors of internal medicine nationwide. Source: In Historic Shift, US’s...

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Virginia pro-gun rally: Despite anger, threats of insurrection, massive rally is carried out peacefully outside state Capitol 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Live updates from the massive gun rights rally outside the state capitol in Richmond, Va. Source: Virginia pro-gun rally: Despite...

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Jeffrey Sachs Endorses Bernie Sanders for President – YouTube

Jan 21, 2020 by

“We need to get our country back on track, and Bernie is the leader to do it. Bernie refuses to give in to the big money and corporate power.” -Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University professor and U.N. adviser

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Spain’s New Left-Wing Socialist Government Offers Hope In Dark Political Times 

Jan 21, 2020 by

“Corbynism has come to Spain” leaving business leaders “trembling,” wrote the Telegraph last week in response to news that the...

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Lindsey Graham Newly Implicated By Lev Parnas In Ukraine Plot – YouTube

Jan 21, 2020 by

Lindsey Graham Newly Implicated By Lev Parnas In Ukraine Plot

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Report: Six Banks Reaped $18 Billion Last Year from Trump Tax Cuts 

Jan 21, 2020 by

A new Bloomberg analysis shows that six banks — JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and...

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The PPC Demands National Debate on Poverty 

Jan 21, 2020 by

When 250,000 people die every year from poverty, it is time for the presidential candidates to make good on the promises they made...

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‘Act as if You Loved Your Children Above All Else’: Greta Thunberg Demands Davos Elite Immediately Halt All Fossil Fuel Investments 

Jan 21, 2020 by

“I’ve been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous thing to do, but don’t...

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Is Hillary Clinton Running for President Again? Sure Seems Like It.

Jan 21, 2020 by

Is Clinton hoping for a brokered convention so she can offer herself up as the “reasonable” compromise candidate? Source: Is Hillary...

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Iran says it will quit global nuclear treaty if case goes to U.N. 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Iran said on Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the U.N....

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In Venezuela, Reactionary Guaidó Humiliated By Assembly Defeat

Jan 21, 2020 by

The US coup with their puppet Guido has become a tragic comedy. US media reporting on what occurred in the National Assembly election...

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Warning: Upcoming SCOTUS Ruling Could Starve Public Schools in Favor of Religious Ones

Jan 21, 2020 by

Detractors argue that the ruling could result in a mandate for religious voucher programs in every state. Source: Upcoming SCOTUS...

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Alert: Israel Is Systematically Poisoning One Million Palestinian Children 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Sara Roy of Harvard University’s Centre for Middle Eastern studies…has written that “innocent human beings, most of them...

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How Accountants Took Washington’s Revolving Door to a Criminal Extreme

Jan 21, 2020 by

Hundreds of people have passed through the revolving door between the Big Four audit firms and their regulator, the Public Company...

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Warning: Oil-and-Gas Industry’s Toxic Waste Is Radioactive 

Jan 21, 2020 by

Oil-and-gas wells produce nearly a trillion gallons of toxic waste a year. An investigation shows how it could be making workers sick...

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Data Suggests Vote-Counting Machines Hacked Against Bernie Sanders in 2016 New Hampshire Primary 

Jan 21, 2020 by

A similar discrepancy appeared in neighboring Massachusetts that same year, where the vast majority of optical scanner vote counting...

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