Capitalism And Political Violence At Home And Abroad

By Robert Urie, Counterpunch. -

Question: why do both conservative and liberal governments in the U.S. install right-wing governments abroad if ‘the U.S.’ opposes right-wing political violence? While right and left politics may [...]

On Contact: Realities Of War

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the realities of war, its appeal for young men and its destruction of them, with Salar Abdoh, novelist and essayist. Abdoh's new novel, 'Out of [...]

Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

This latest Biden airstrike is being spun as “defensive” and “retaliatory” despite its targeting a nation the US invaded (Syria) in response to alleged attacks on US forces in another nation the [...]

Thomas Sankara: A United Front Against Debt

By Progressive International. -

At the 1987 summit of the Organization of African Unity, Thomas Sankara warned that he would not live to attend another meeting if Burkina Faso were alone in resisting its debt obligations. A few [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal Has COVID-19

By Dave Lindorff, This Can't Be Happening. -

Internationally known U.S. political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal has reported to friends and family on the outside that he has contracted Covid-19 in the Pennsylvania prison where he is [...]

Biden’s First Strike

By Adil Ahmad Haque, Just Security. -

The United States carried out airstrikes in Syria early Friday morning, killing several people and destroying several buildings. The Pentagon says that the airstrikes were a response to a rocket [...]

‘Enough Is Enough’, Says Julian Assange’s Father

By Kerry Smith, Green Left. -

John Shipton has started an eight-city speaking tour — the Home Run 4 Julian tour — in defence of his son Julian Assange who is still languishing in Belmarsh Prison. The protest tour was [...]

It’s Time To Make Large Corporations Pay Living Wages

By Phil Mattera, DC Report. -

Landing a job in the ’80s with a large corporation was, even for blue-collar workers, a ticket to good wages, generous benefits and a secure retirement. Women and workers of color did not share [...]

Honduras: Solidarity Needed As More Activists Are Killed

By Christine Blower, Labour Outlook. -

Two Indigenous activists were murdered in Honduras during December in less than a week, confirming the country as amongst the deadliest in the world for those opposing land grabs and [...]

How A Poor School Groundskeeper Took On Monsanto And Won

By Roland Close, St. Louis Today. -

If a company hides information that suggests its top money-making product is unsafe, keeps adverse findings from regulators, employs ghostwriters to gin up favorable scientific studies and media [...]

Ecuador’s Elections Are Being Undermined By Foreign And Domestic Interference

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

Before the votes were fully counted in Ecuador's latest elections, one candidate received a phone call from the US embassy assuring him that he would be in the second round. Fidel Narvaez, a [...]

I’m On Hunger Strike In Guantánamo

By Ahmed Rabbani, Truthout. -

There are very few freedoms at Guantánamo Bay prison, where I have been held without charge or trial — referred to as Guantánamo ISN 1461 — for over 16 years. The right to starve myself is one of [...]

Dr. Osterholm’s Warning: COVID Hurricane On The Horizon

By Vincent Emanuele, Counterpunch. -

Twelve months ago, Dr. Michael Osterholm was interviewed on the Joe Rogan Program. At the time, he warned that anywhere from 400,000 to 1.5 million Americans would die of COVID and that the [...]

‘Pipe Dream’: Enbridge Escalates Local Tensions

By Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country Today. -

Palisade, Minnesota – Even in the bitter cold, the pretty little park along the Mississippi River is inviting, a typical gathering spot for community events with its broad trees and public [...]

Hunger Strike, Activists Take Fight Against Scrapper To City Hall

By Maxwell Evans, Block Club Chicago. -

Chicago - Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th) announced Tuesday he will join 10 hunger strikers fighting to block another polluter from receiving the city’s approval to operate on the Southeast [...]