Defense Of European Empires Was Original NATO Goal

By Yves Engler, -

From the outset Canadian officials had an incredibly expansive definition of NATO’s supposed defensive character, which says an “attack against one ally is considered as an attack against all [...]

Gaza Marks Great March Of Return Anniversary

By Ahmad Kabariti, Mondoweiss. -

Human waves flooded the Israel-Gaza fence beginning Saturday morning marking the first anniversary of the Great March of Return protests, facing off against Israeli forces behind the fortified [...]

2019 Sees The Return Of Labor Activism As Workers Strike Back

By Dan Sisken, -

National Labor Relations Board data indicate that 2018 marked a huge upsurge in strikes by workers across the U.S. The year saw 21 major work stoppages involving 485,000 workers, compared with [...]

Indigenous Activists Take Atlantic Coast Pipeline To Court

By Steve Norris, Popular Resistance -

This week in a small remote corner of North Carolina, two mega fossil fuel corporations, Duke and Dominion, may have met their match. In the Robeson County Courthouse in Lumberton Lumbee and [...]

Mozambique Floods Cover More Ground Than NYC, Chicago, D.C. & Boston — Combined

By Eric Holthaus, Grist -

Post-flood satellite images of Mozambique show that Cyclone Idai submerged about 835 square miles of homes and fields — an area larger than New York City, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Boston [...]

62 Million People Impacted By Extreme Climate Weather In 2018

By Staff, World Meteorological Organization -

The WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018, its 25th anniversary edition, highlights record sea level rise, as well as exceptionally high land and ocean temperatures over the [...]

The People Of Palestine Are On The March

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

Neither the Palestinian protesters nor the Israeli soldiers will back down. Israel’s government is undaunted by the UN findings. The Palestinians have no choice but to protest. The [...]

Why Was Guaido Barred from Holding Public Office for 15 Years?

The imposter fraud Guaido is having a difficult time organizing people to support his coup against President Maduro. Our colleague, Eva K. Bartlett, who joined us on a recent peace delegation in [...]

US Blasted At UN For Recognising Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

By Staff, Al Jazeera -

The United States came under sharp criticism from 14 other United Nations Security Council nations for its decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in violation of [...]

Why There’ll Be No US-Russia Reset Post-Mueller

By Finian Cunningham, Strategic Culture -

President Donald Trump and his White House team may have been cleared of collusion with the Kremlin in the 2016 presidential election. That startling conclusion by Special Counsel Robert Mueller [...]

On NATO’s 70th Anniversary Important To Remember Its Anti-Democratic Roots

By Yves Engler, -

“The power  of the communists, wherever that power flourishes, depends upon their ability to suppress and destroy the free institutions that stand against them. They pick them off one by one: the [...]

Over 450 Brazilian Jurists Call For Release Of Lula

By Staff, -

A manifesto signed by 464 Brazilian jurists calls for the release of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been held as a political prisoner since April 7, 2018, after being [...]

South Carolina DOC Director Stirling Drafts Facetious Cell Phone Contraband Act

By Amani Sawari, -

I purposely chose the word facetious, because South Carolina’s Dept. of Correction’s Director Bryan Stirling has absurdly decided to address serious issued in South Carolin’a prisons with [...]

Singing In A Cage Is Possible And So Is Happiness: The Thirteenth Newsletter (2019)

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research -

Once more, punctually, Israel – with the vengeance of Zeus – has begun to bomb Gaza. The sounds and smells of war are never absent from Gaza, which has – for the past dozen years – been victim of [...]

It’s The For-Profit Health Care Industry Telling Us We Can’t Afford Medicare For All

By Salomeh Keyhani, Economy For All   -

The most important question about Medicare for All is a simple one: If other industrialized countries can afford to offer high-quality universal health care to their citizens, why can’t the [...]