Here Are Five Ways To Support Chelsea Manning In 2020

By Ella Fassler, Truthout.org -

The year 2019 has been a nightmare for whistleblower Chelsea Manning and her supporters. While Donald Trump cleared three members of the United States Army who reportedly murdered Afghani [...]

A Monumentally Destructive US Decade — Symptomatic Of Imperial Decline

By Patrick Lawrence, Consortiumnews.com -

These are W.H. Auden’s lines, written as the 1930s drew to a close and six years of global conflagration commenced. Eighty years later, they are pitifully, painfully apt as the second decade of [...]

Series Of Wikileaks Release On Fraudulent Report On Chemical Attack In Syria

By Staff, Wikileaks.org -

Today WikiLeaks releases more internal documents from the OPCW regarding the investigation into the alleged chemical attack in Douma in April 2018. One of the documents is an e-mail exchange [...]

Washington’s Unmasked Imperialism Towards Europe And Russia

By Staff, Strategic-culture.org -

Washington must think the rest of the world is as stupid as many of its own politicians are. Its passing into law – signed by President Trump this week – of sanctions to halt the Nord Stream-2 [...]

Why We Persist: Activists Have Protested US Drone Base For Over A Decade

By Ed Kinane, Vcnv.org -

“All human beings possess the basic right under international law to engage in non-violent civil resistance activities for the purpose of preventing, impeding, or terminating the ongoing [...]

Nord Stream 2 – US Sanctions – Trump’s Economic Suicide?

By Peter Koeing, Journal-neo.org -

Nord Stream 2 is an under-water pipeline crossing from Kingisepp in Russia to Greifswald in Germany, under the Baltic sea. Its cost is estimated at more than US$ 100 billion. It parallels Nord [...]

Media Elites To Assange: Fight For Your Own Hide

By Ted Galen Carpenter, Theamericanconservative.com -

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange languishes in a British prison awaiting probable extradition to the United States to stand trial for violating the Espionage Act of 1917. Ironically, he is [...]

Torture Of Palestinian Detainees Prevails In Israeli Jails

By Ramona Wadi, Middleeastmonitor.com -

In comments to Al Jazeera regarding Israel’s use of torture against Palestinian detainees, Qadura Faris, head of the Palestinian Prisoner Society, declared: “The Israeli security wants to leave a [...]

French Strike: Electricity Workers Light Poor Homes On Christmas, Cut-Off Power To Police And Big Business

By Salvador Soler, Kaosenlared.net -

Since the beginning of the strike on December 5, electricians and energy workers maintain power outages against Macron's pension reform. A method of struggle that exposes the strength of the [...]

Trump Signs Measure Enabling Establishment Of A U.S. Space Force

By Karl Grossman, Commondreams.org -

President Donald J. Trump looks as a flag is revealed during a ceremony to establish the U.S. Space Command in the Rose Garden in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 in [...]

We’re Headed For An Uprising, But Are We Ready For It?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

As 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, we look back at the major events and issues that shaped the year with Chris Hedges. We discuss the rise of the Right, in part due to the [...]

The Northwest Turns Up The Heat On ICE

By Richard Read, LA Times. -

Yakima, Wash. — A man in handcuffs locked to a belt chain trudged up metal stairs, eyes fixed on the door of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter plane bound for El Paso. He [...]

Schools Are Using Facial Recognition To Try To Stop Shootings. Here’s Why They Should Think Twice.

By Rebecca Heilweil, Vox.com -

For years, the Denver public school system worked with Video Insight, a Houston-based video management software company that centralized the storage of video footage used across its campuses. So [...]

Know Their Names: Eight Activists Assassinated For Fighting Climate Change

By Soumi Sarkar, Left Voice -

Four people are killed every week over climate and land disputes at the hands of state forces and hired assassins who defend the interests of big corporations, large landowners, and the [...]

New Risks Scientists Warned About In The 2010s

By Bob Berwyn, Insideclimatenews.org -

The 2010s may go down in environmental history as the decade when the fingerprints of climate change became evident in extreme weather events, from heat waves to destructive storms, and climate [...]