Nationwide Uprising Against Failed State Triggered By Police Killings

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The nationwide uprising sparked by the murder of George Floyd and other recent racially-motivated events is a response to the bi-partisan failed state in which we live. It comes in the midst of [...]

In The West – Propaganda, Hysteria And Truly Foul Breath!

By Andre Vltchek, Journal Neo. -

If it wasn’t so tragic, it would be laughable: the political brigands in North America and Europe are fuming, spitting and rolling their eyes upwards towards the ceiling. They are pointing [...]

The Plague Here And There

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde, Resumen English. -

The state of Pennsylvania has a population similar to that of Cuba, but has 35 times more confirmed cases of coronavirus and 63 times more lethal victims. From May 13 to this past Wednesday, the [...]

Beijing Sees Trump’s Hand And Won’t Fold

By Pepe Escobar, Asia Times. -

Stranger things have happened. Everyone was expecting US President Donald Trump to go nuclear by de facto sanctioning China to death over Hong Kong. In an environment where Twitter and the [...]

On Contact: COVID-19 And Critic Of Globalization

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to John Ralston Saul, author and president emeritus of Pen International, about how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness of American society, [...]

US Firms Shield CEO Pay As Pandemic Hits Workers, Investors

By Jessica DiNapoli and Ross Kerber, Reuters. -

New York/ Boston - Sonic Automotive Inc (SAH.N), which operates 95 U.S. car dealerships, started laying off and furloughing about a third of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic crushed its [...]

White Supremacy Is The Virus; Police Are The Vector

By Nick Pemberton, Counterpunch. -

Tensions are high as Minneapolis police murdered a black man named George Floyd, not by gunshot, but by an agonizingly long kneel on his neck; which was not released for seven minutes, several of [...]

Nothing Is Certain But Death, Taxes, And Police Infiltration Of US Protests

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Local outlet KHOU 11 News was told by the Houston police department that protests over George Floyd’s murder would be attended by both “uniformed officers and plain-clothed officers”. This [...]

Who Are The Secret Puppet-Masters Behind Trump’s War On Iran?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

On May 6th, President Trump vetoed a war powers bill specifying that he must ask Congress for authorization to use military force against Iran. Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign of deadly [...]

Public Health, COVID-19 And Recovery

By Tim Anderson, AH Tribune. -

In all epidemics, there are some principles which determine how well communities and nations will respond, how long the crisis will last and how soon there will be recovery. We can already draw [...]

‘Justice For Iyad, Justice For George’

By Oren Ziv, +972 Magazine. -

Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians demonstrated Saturday evening in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv against the killing of Iyad Hallak, a Palestinian man with autism who was shot dead by police [...]

The Blue Plague And Black Death

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The pathogen that kills Black people at two and a half times the rate of whites took the life of 46 year-old George Floyd, this week in Minneapolis. Floyd’s last words were, “I can’t breathe,” [...]

Veterans For Peace Calls On The Minnesota National Guard To Stand Down

By Veterans for Peace. -

Veterans For Peace calls for the immediate withdrawal of the Minnesota National Guard. We are appalled to see military weapons, vehicles and equipment once again deployed in U.S. cities to [...]

The US Military Is Monitoring Protests In 7 States

By Ken Klippenstein, The Nation. -

In addition to Minnesota, where a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, the military is tracking uprisings in New York, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Kentucky, according to a [...]

BAP Calls On United Nations To Address U.S. Human Rights Crisis

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

The extrajudicial murders of African/Black people, such as Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, by agents of the U.S. government and armed civilians have sparked urban rebellions in [...]