It’s Not Assange Who Should Be Facing Prosecution

By Tom Coburg, The Canary. -

On 27 July two court hearings took place – one in the UK, the other in Spain. Both concerned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. From their proceedings, it became clear that it’s not Assange who [...]

Korean Americans For Black Lives

By Lisa Kwon, LA Taco. -

Liberty Park is one of the very few public green spaces left in Koreatown; the choice for ‘Ktown for Black Lives’ to meet here is intentional.  Organized by the neighborhood’s activists and [...]

As COVID-19 Surges, Farmworkers Are Paying A High Price

By Evelyn Nieves, Inside Climate News. -

Every day, California farmworkers worry that the pandemic plowing through agricultural hubs will catch them and kill them. They also worry that not working will kill them. The collapse of food [...]

GDP Shrinks By Record Amount In Second Quarter

By Sylvan Lane, The Hill. -

The U.S. economy shrunk at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 32.9 percent during the second quarter of 2020 as the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic spurred an economic collapse of [...]

Here’s How We Remake The Economy

By Alexander Reed Kelly, Scheerpost. -

To defend the $600 unemployment payments as both morally and economically necessary is not to suggest that the CARES Act is a sufficient solution to our economic problems. Nor, says Pavlina [...]

‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’

By Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano,  Globetrotter. -

On July 24, 2020, Tesla’s Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that a second U.S. “government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people.” Someone responded to Musk soon after, “You know [...]

UK Students Fighting For Universities To Cut Ties With Israeli Apartheid

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss. -

Apartheid Off Campus is a newly-formed student network fighting to sever the ties between UK universities and the Israeli occupation. “University students are in a powerful position to [...]

How AFRICOM Is Working To Destabilize Africa

By Solomon Comnissiong, UR World News. -

This episode we were joined by the editor of the Pan African Newswire, Abayomi Azikewe. Mr. Azikewe gave detailed critical analysis regarding the ongoing imperialist wars waged on Africa by way [...]

Supreme Court Just Made The Case For Medicare For All

By Sophia Paslaski, Otherwords. -

This July, the Supreme Court of the United States decided that President Trump, who does not have a uterus, was quite right to object to Obama-era rules under the Affordable Care Act that allowed [...]

What Has Happened To Police Filmed Hurting Protesters?

By Zipporah Osei and Mollie Simon, Pro Publica. -

It has been almost two months since a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car accelerated into Brooke Fortson during a protest over police violence. She still doesn’t know the name of the [...]

Minneapolis: ‘Umbrella Man’ Was A White Supremacist

By Libor Jany, Star Tribune. -

A masked man who was seen in a viral video smashing the windows of a south Minneapolis auto parts store during the George Floyd protests, earning him the moniker "Umbrella Man," is suspected of [...]

Private Feds Cash In On Unusual Contempt Case

By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service. -

Manhattan — With trial still months away, taxpayers have paid more than a quarter-million dollars to a private law firm deputized by a federal judge to convict an environmental attorney of [...]

Atomic Bomb Survivors Transformed Our Understanding Of Radiation’s Impacts

By Dennis Normile, Science Magazine. -

Hiroshima, Japan - Kunihiko Iida wants the world to know that the atomic bombs the United States dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 75 years ago next month are still claiming lives and causing [...]

Portland: Getting Out of Jail Requires Relinquishing Constitutional Rights

By Dara Lind, ProPublica. -

Federal authorities are using a new tactic in their battle against protesters in Portland, Oregon: arrest them on offenses as minor as “failing to obey” an order to get off a sidewalk on federal [...]

Democrats Offer Half-Hearted Measures To Impending Eviction Crisis

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

The best defense against a raging pandemic that has already claimed over 152,000 American lives is simply to stay home. But even this could soon become impossible for millions, as the United [...]