Foreign Intervention Still Alive: OAS Council Approves Human Rights Resolution On Venezuela

With 21 votes in favor, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved on Wednesday a resolution on the situation of human rights in Venezuela. The resolution calls [...]

Situating Basic Income And Job Guarantee In The Welfare State

By Matt Bruenig, -

Welfare states generally consist of services (child care, education, health care) provided in-kind and cash provided to certain categories of people. Here I only want to talk about the cash [...]

Capitalism, Socialism, And Existential Despair

By Chris Wright, -

Decades ago, Edward Said remarked that contemporary life is characterized by a “generalized condition of homelessness.” Decades earlier, Heidegger had written that “Homelessness is coming to be [...]

Washington’s Anti-China Strategy In Hong Kong

By Fred Goldstein, -

It is impossible to separate the counterrevolutionary colonialist demonstrations in Hong Kong from Washington’s new cold war against the People’s Republic of China (PRC). (See article “The New [...]

“Dirtbag,” “Savages,” “Subhuman”: A Border Agent’s Hateful Career And The Crime That Finally Ended It

By AC Thompson, -

It was late November 2017, and Matthew Bowen, a veteran Border Patrol agent, was seething. A fellow Border Patrol agent in Texas had just been found dead in the field, and Bowen was certain [...]

Dissent Is Being Criminalized Right Under Our Noses

By Mike Siegel, -

Many of us are deeply concerned about the recent wave of mass shootings and hate crimes that have taken place across the United States. As the Department of Justice reported, in 2018 alone there [...]

The Illegal Overthrow Of The Hawaiian Kingdom Government

By Keanu Sai, PhD, NEA Today. -

In 2001, the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s arbitral tribunal, in Larsen v. Hawaiian Kingdom, declared “in the nineteenth century the Hawaiian Kingdom existed as an independent State recognized [...]

Protesters Prevent Mountain Valley Pipeline Drilling

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Greenbrier County, WV (August 29) — Early this morning, two pipeline fighters locked themselves to equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site adjacent to Interstate 64 in WV. One person [...]

What Was The US Role In Israel’s Bombings Of Iranian Targets In Iraq?

By Giorgio Cafiero, -

Iraq has felt the heat from escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran this summer as the White House moves ahead with its “maximum pressure” campaign against the Islamic Republic. Also clear [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Calls On Public To Demand That All Elected Officials Address Issues Of War, Militarism And U.S. Intervention

By Staff, -

The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) believes that along with the issue of climate change, the interlocking issues of war, militarism and normalized, illegal U.S. interventionism represent the main [...]

Lula Tells The World He’s “Back In The Game” From Jail.

By Pepe Escobar, -

In a wide-ranging, two-hour, world exclusive interview out of a prison room at the Federal Police building in Curitiba, southern Brazil, former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva not only made [...]

Can We Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy In Time To Avert Climate Catastrophe?

By Daniel Ross, Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

Ten years ago, two climate scientists, Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi, published a groundbreaking article in Scientific American outlining a road map for becoming 100 percent reliant on energy [...]

The Key To A Sustainable Economy Is 5,000 Years Old

By Ellen Brown, -

We are again reaching the point in the business cycle known as “peak debt,” when debts have compounded to the point that their cumulative total cannot be paid. Student debt, credit card debt, [...]

Racial Inequality Is Rooted in Denial of Home And Land Ownership

By Jacqueline Luqman, -

The racial wealth gap is finally being discussed seriously in this election cycle and in the country. And some people are even citing the history of slavery, racism, and discrimination that [...]

Flare Up Like A Forest Fire

By Bue Rübner Hansen, -

Watching the Amazon burn, it is hard not to feel despair. But we have to remind ourselves that social transformations can take off as rapidly as a forest fire. The climate and ecosystems all have [...]