The Reelection Of Maduro – Venezuelan Voters Defiant Answer To US Empire

By Roger D. Harris, -

The Venezuelan people reelected Nicolas Maduro for a second presidential term on May 20. A US-backed political tide of reaction had been bucked, which had swept away previously left-leaning Latin [...]

California Senate Passes Gold Standard Net Neutrality Bill Despite Fierce Lobbying From ISPs

By Staff, -

SB 822 passed in large part due to mass mobilization by California residents in support of net neutrality. The bill heads next to the State Assembly, where it will likely get a vote early this [...]

Jay Wenk, Peace Activist And Woodstock Councilman, Dies At 91

By William J. Kemble, -

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. >> Jay Wenk, a town councilman and local exemplar of peaceful but determined activism, has died of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 91. Conor Wenk said his grandfather died Tuesday [...]

Puerto Rico’s Uncounted Dead: Study Says Hurricane Maria Toll Far Higher Than Official Count

By Aaron Maté, -

DONALD TRUMP: Every death is a horror. But if you look at a real catastrophe, like Katrina, and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people that died, and you look at [...]

Corporate Media Protects Racists, Regulating Regulators & Post-Slavery Freedom Fight

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

This week on Act Out! When a regulatory institution doesn't regulate – but rather rubber stamps dirty energy projects for fossil fuel companies destroying our land, air and water - what tactics [...]

Fathi Harb Burnt Himself To Death In Gaza: Will The World Notice?

By Jonathan Cook, -

Fathi Harb should have had something to live for, not least the imminent arrival of a new baby. But last week the 21-year-old extinguished his life in an inferno of flames in central Gaza. It is [...]

In Response To ICE Raids And Family Separation, Immigrant Communities Are Fighting Back

By Tanner Howard, -

Since May 19, a hotline dedicated to assisting families threatened by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been ringing nonstop. That same day is when ICE agents across the Chicagoland [...]

The End Of The First American Republic: The Collapse Of The Democratic Party

By Sam Smith, -

While the current problems of the Democratic Party began in the Carter era, they escalated with the choice of Bill Clinton as its presidential candidate. He was chosen  by the Democratic [...]

After 12 Weeks, University Still On Strike

By G. Dunkel, -

Over 3,000 contract instructors at York University in Toronto, Canada, have been walking picket lines since early March. Their strike affects nearly 50,000 students. Up to half of all courses [...]

Long Before Scott Pruitt, EPA Colluded With Industry

By Johnathan Latham, -

When Scott Pruitt took the helm of the Environmental Protection Agency in 2017, public health activists, environmentalists and ordinary citizens expressed outrage. How could a politician with [...]

Hidden Horrors Of “Zero Tolerance” — Mass Trials And Children Taken From Their Parents

By Debbie Nathan, -

FEDERAL MAGISTRATE JUDGE Ronald G. Morgan is in his 60s, with a bright-pink face and a crisp, friendly manner — though lately he has been making disconcerting little mistakes in court. He has [...]

One Dire Prediction For Trump’s Tax Cuts Is Already Coming True

By Jacob Sugarman, -

Six months after Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into law, “the days of most people getting a pay raise are over.” That is one finding of a disturbing new report from Axios, [...]

Nicaragua,Venezuela: One Enemy, One Fight For Democracy

Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are all targets of the U.S. government because they challenge control of Latin America and the Caribbean by Western corporate elites and their local allies. [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Calls On Congressional Black Caucus And Leadership Of Poor People’s Campaign To Demand The Dismantling U.S. African Command (AFRICOM)

By Staff, -

On May 25, African Liberation Day, the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) called on the United States government to dismantle the U.S. African Command (AFRICOM) and withdraw all U.S. forces from the [...]

Gaza Flotilla Carrying Wounded For Cyprus

By Maram Humaid and Farah Najjar, -

Gaza, Palestine – A flotilla carrying at least 25 patients, students and activists have broken Israel’s imposed boundary off the coast of the Gaza Strip, the first time in more than a decade. The [...]