Keep Calm And Just Die

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

The British government has ordered schools in England not to use resources and materials from organizations that have expressed any desire to end capitalism. There are several different ways one [...]

Surprise! The US Is Getting Another Psycho Secretary Of State

Did you know the US Department of Defense used to be called the Department of War? It would be a much more honest label today for a military which virtually never operates in any way that could [...]

Top 10 Reasons To Reject Blinken

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

1. A president elect who has been part of every disastrous war for decades should not be nominating for Secretary of State a key advisor who helped him get numerous critical decisions wrong. [...]

What If They Called An Election And Nothing Changed In The War State?

By Danny Sjursen, Tom Dispatch. -

In this mystifying moment, the post-electoral sentiments of most Americans can be summed up either as “Ding dong! The witch is dead!” or “We got robbed!” Both are problematic, not because the two [...]

Venezuela: Biden Should Live Up To His Promise Of Mutual Respect

By Susan Grey, Labour Outlook. -

As Joe Biden takes over the US presidency there is much speculation over how much his Latin America policy will differ from that of Donald Trump. Whilst Trump’s sanctions on Venezuela have [...]

Neighbors Explain What Protests Against Systemic Racism Mean To Them

By Dee Dwyer, DCist. -

Demonstrators took to the D.C. streets in late May, protesting police brutality and the systemic racism Black people face. It was part of a larger movement inspired by the police killing of [...]

Report: Incarceration Destabilizes Neighborhood Economies

By Hannah Gaskill, Maryland Matters. -

A report released by the Maryland Center for Economic Policy suggests decreasing the state’s prison budget will lead to a healthier economy and increased public safety. The report, released [...]

Chris Hedges: The Ruling Elite’s War On Truth

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

Joe Biden’s victory instantly obliterated the Democratic Party’s longstanding charge that Russia was hijacking and compromising US elections. The Biden victory, the Democratic Party leaders and [...]

Every Purple Dot

By Eleanor Goldfield, Hard Road of Hope. -

Water is Life – it is where we come from, who we are (both in a base physical sense and philosophically as fluid beings in space and time), how we and the ecosystems we depend on survive. And [...]

The NYT’s Trump Iran ‘Attack’ Story

By Ben Armbruster, Responsible Statecraft. -

The New York Times published a major story this week, reporting that President Trump recently sought options for a military strike on Iran’s nuclear program in response to a new International [...]

Crying Wolf On Election Fraud Is OK At NYT

By Alan Macleod, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

President Donald Trump’s categorical refusal to accept what seems like an inevitable and increasingly crushing election loss has many in media rightly worried about the political repercussions of [...]

Abuses In Palm Oil Fields Linked To Top Beauty Brands

By Margie Mason and Robin McDowell, AP News. -

Sumatra, Indonesia - With his hand clamped tightly over her mouth, she could not scream, the 16-year-old girl recalls – and no one was around to hear her anyway. She describes how her boss raped [...]

Elections Proved Americans Are Done With The Drug War

By Lee Camp, Scheer Post. -

Something seismic happened in this election and it has nothing to do with Joe Biden winning. And yes, Joe Biden did indeed win. I’m sorry for those of you Trump fans who believe the election was [...]

Biden Could Enact Medicare For All By Executive Action

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Journalist David Dayen presented a convincing case Tuesday that President-elect Joe Biden, once sworn into office come January, would have the legal authority to immediately provide complete [...]

Guaido’s Team Told To Comply With UK Court Order In Gold Litigation

By Sputnik News. -

London - According to the London-based legal firm Zaiwalla & Co., Guaido’s lawyers sought to argue during an administrative hearing held on Thursday at the London Commercial High Court that they [...]