Time For US To Leave Guantanamo Bay

By Mike Byrne, Medium.com. -

No foreign military base is more controversial than that of the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. February 23rd, 2018 marks the 115th anniversary of when the US Government signed a [...]

And The Youth Shall Lead Us

By Teaching for Change, Medium. -

In light of the outpouring of youth activism for stricter gun laws and against the militarization of schools, Teaching for Change shares these examples of young people at the forefront of social [...]

US Regime Changes Becomes Brazenly Obvious To The World

By Andrew Levine, Counterpunch -

By the end of World War II, the United States had become a serial meddler in the affairs of the nations of the world, friend and foe alike. American intelligence services took particular aim [...]

Meet The Spies Injecting Israeli Propaganda Into The News

By Asa Winstanley, Electronic Intifada. -

When Sima Vaknin-Gil took over as director-general of Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs at the start of 2016, a crucial fact went largely unnoticed. For years, she had been a high-ranking [...]

U.S. And Allies Look to Military Intervention in Venezuela

By W. T. Whitney Jr. , People's World -

The Bolivarian social and political movement first led by former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and holding state power since 1999 has long faced U.S. assaults.  They’ve ranged from U.S. [...]

Refusing To Accept A Society Steeped In Violence

By Alex Macmillan and Danny Katch, Socialist Worker. -

The news last week of yet another horrific school shooting seemed to promise only more despair and mourning--both for the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and about the [...]

Junk Planet: Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe?

By Robert J. Burrowes, Popular Resistance -

Is Earth the largest garbage dump in the Universe? I don’t know. But it’s a safe bet that Earth would be a contender were such a competition to be held. Let me explain why. This article provides [...]

48 Million Sickened Every Year By Cheap, Dirty Meat

By Katherine Paul, Organicconsumers.org -

If you live in the U.S., you’re far more likely to get hit with salmonella or some other foodborne illness, than if you live in the U.K.  You can thank the factory farm industry for that. An [...]

New Proposal Designed To Confuse Public And Prevent Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, HealthOverProfit.org -

The Center for American Progress (CAP), a Washington-based Democratic Party think tank funded by Wall Street, including private health insurers and their lobbying group, unveiled a new healthcare [...]

Get Me Outa Wakanda!

By Bruce A. Dixon, Blackagendareport.com -

I wasn’t going to record this commentary for Black Agenda Radio. Originally it was a Facebook post, but it generated such a response that it deserved a life outside of corporate social media. [...]

Palestinian ‘Beaten To Death’ In Custody By 20 Israeli Troops

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Security camera footage shared online and picked up by local media showed the soldiers hitting the 33-year-old repeatedly in the head, stomach and back. A Palestinian man died Thursday after a [...]

My First Day As CIA Director

By Ray McGovern, Consortiumnews.com -

Get former National Security Agency Technical Director William Binney back to CIA to join me and the “handpicked” CIA analysts who, with other “handpicked” analysts (as described by former [...]

The Last Hegemon: Declining US Power In World’s Geopolitical Arena

By Immanuel Wallerstein, Towardfreedom.com -

The most fluid arena in the modern world-system, which is in structural crisis, is arguably the geopolitical arena. No country comes even near to dominating this arena. The last hegemonic power, [...]

Racism Is Literally Killing African-American Mothers

By Jessicah Pierre, Otherwords.org -

At first glance, tennis star Serena Williams and the late activist Erica Garner don’t have much in common. They lived different lives on different ends of the socioeconomic spectrum. But as black [...]

Crisis Of Social Democracy: From Norway To Europe

By Asbjørn Wahl, Socialistproject.ca -

The crisis of social democracy is being debated throughout Europe. Several of the historically strong labour parties have almost been wiped out in elections while others seem unable to recover [...]