DNC Emails: Entrenched Pay-To-play Culture In Democratic Party

By Branko Marcetic, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Branko Marcetic for In These Times. Some of the nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails released by WikiLeaks illustrate a pervasive culture of pay-to-play within the [...]

Will Detroit Use Funds To Restore Water or Tear Down Homes?

By Sara Jerome, www.takepart.com -

By Sara Jerome for Takepart. Detroit, MI - Aurora Harris is familiar with the way people sound when they first lose water service. “I try not to let it affect me emotionally, but there are [...]

Israeli Expulsion Law ‘Violates All Rules Of Democracy’

By Jonathan Cook, www.aljazeera.com -

By Jonathan Cook for Al Jazeera. Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, awarded itself a draconian new power last week: A three-quarters majority of its members can now expel an elected politician if [...]

Ireland Jails Three Top Bankers Over 2008 Meltdown

By Conor Humphries and Mark Heinrich, www.reuters.com -

By Conor Humphries and Mark Heinrich for Reuters. Three senior Irish bankers were jailed on Friday for up to three-and-a-half years for conspiring to defraud investors in the most prominent [...]

Letter From Leonard Peltier

By Leonard Peltier, www.americanindiansandfriends.com -

By Leonard Peltier for American Indians and Friends. June 26th marks 41 years since the long summer day when three young men were killed at the home of the Jumping Bull family, near Oglala, [...]

California Fast Tracks Solar Permits

By Zahra Hirji, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News. California cities are leading the nation in eliminating one of the biggest hurdles to the growth of residential solar: lengthy and confusing [...]

AFRICOM: Ready To Sabotage The Revolution

By Mark P. Fancher, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Mark P. Fancher for Black Agenda Report. Seay readily acknowledges Africans’ suspicions, noting: “The history of United States policy in Africa is largely its Cold War history, and for [...]

Obama Said Hillary Will Continue His Legacy

By Michael Hudson, www.counterpunch.org -

By Michael Hudson for Counterpunch. Leading up to Monday’s Democratic Party convention, Hillary chose Blue Dog Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her VP. This was followed by the Wikileaks release [...]

Newsletter: On To The General Election, Create Surprises

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The make-up of elections are almost complete with only a few primary races and the Green Party National Convention (August 4-7 in [...]

Up to 28 Civilians Reportedly Killed In US-Led Strike In Syria

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - The U.S.-led coalition has been accused of killing as many as 28 civilians, including a woman and seven children, near the northern Syrian city of Manbij on [...]

Isis Escalating Violence Against Iraqi Civilians. Why Doesn’t World Care?

By Haider Newmani, www.theguardian.com -

By Haider Newmani for The Guardian - US and coalition military forces continue to attack Isis territories in Iraq, while Iraqi ground troops prepare to retake the city of Mosul from the grip of [...]

An Inside Look At How Rio Fell So Far, So Fast

By Lindsay Gibbs, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Lindsay Gibbs for Think Progress - With the Summer Olympics a mere week away, people across the world are turning their attention to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where over 10,000 athletes will [...]

Clinton Emails Reveal Direct US Sabotage Of Venezuela

By noblehuman, www.linkis.com -

By Noblehuman for Miniplanet - While Hillary Clinton publicly welcomed improved relations with Venezuela as secretary of state, she privately ridiculed the country and continued to support [...]

‘Comfort Women’ Survivors And Advocates Distraught By ‘Healing Foundation’

By Staff, www.zoominkorea.org -

By Staff of Zoom in Korea - On July 28, a dozen South Korean university students disrupted the launching of the Reconciliation and Healing Foundation – established by the South Korean government [...]

Sanders Supporters Protests Against Dems Helping Create Local Change

By Molly Knefel, www.truth-out.org -

By Molly Knefel for Truthout - Democrats in Philadelphia have spent this week reckoning with powerful divisions within their party, most visibly from Bernie Sanders delegates attempting to push [...]