Why It’s Time To End Factory Farming

By Jacy Reese, Quillette.com. -

Fortunately, many people in 2018 see the writing on the wall. In fact, around 47 percent of US adults support a ban on slaughterhouses. Everyone wants to stand on the right side of history. Take [...]

Dangerous: Pro-War Democrats Use Russiagate To Bloat the Military

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times -

Establishment Democrats' strategy of hitching their “resistance” campaign to Russiagate is misguided and dangerous. By demanding Trump prove he’s tough on Russia, the same Democrats who warn that [...]

Psyched At The American Psychological Association

By Michael Brenner, Consortium News. -

This never-say-die persistence moved them, and their supporters, to make one more valiant attempt to reverse the course of justice by presenting to the APA Council of Representatives a plan to [...]

The Border Isn’t A Rights-Free Zone

By Hugh Handeyside, ACLU. -

An American family that underwent a harrowing detention at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection can now seek some measure of justice. That’s the result of a recent ruling by the [...]

UN Vote On Palestine A Humiliating Defeat For US & its Envoy

By Thalif Deen, Ipsnews.net -

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) - Nikky Haley, the vociferously anti-Palestine US Ambassador to the United Nations, warned member states last year she will “take down names” of those who vote [...]

How The FBI Silences Whistleblowers

By John Kiriakou, Consortiumnews.com -

The problem is that we are the exception to the rule. Most whistleblowers either suffer in anonymity or are personally, professionally, socially and financially ruined for speaking truth to [...]

Assassins Without Borders

By John Feffer, Fpif.org -

Russia, North Korea, and Saudi Arabia are the latest members of a select international club. Assassins Without Borders has roots that go back, in the modern era at least, to the policies of the [...]

Saudi Royals Considering Replacement For Mohammad bin Salman

By ZeroHedge, Mintpressnews.com -

The major French daily Le Figaro on Thursday published a bombshell story which reports the Saudi royal family is actively considering a replacement to crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) as [...]

The Lemming Effect And The Left

By Greg Godels, Zzs-blg.blogspot.com -

With two weeks before the mid-Presidential-term US elections, the number of Democratic Party political solicitations in my e-mail inbox now approaches fifty a day. The curious-- “cynical” might [...]

Facebook Is Not Your Friend

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Facebook has declared war on political dissent. In a rash of purges last week, the behemoth corporation banned 30 pages, with a total of 22 million fans, on the grounds that the accounts were [...]

North And South Korea Continue To Move Toward Peace And Integration, Despite US

By Staff, Zoominkorea.org -

North and South Korea held high-level talks at Panmunjom on October 15 and adopted a joint statement on implementing the Pyongyang Joint Declaration signed at the inter-Korean summit on September [...]

Gina Haspel CIA Torture Cables’ Dates And Times Declassified

By Staff, Nsarchive.gwu.edu -

Washington, D.C., October 18, 2018 – The National Security Archive’s Freedom of Information lawsuit against the CIA has won release of the previously censored dates and times on cables sent by [...]

Internet Provider Groups Sue Vermont Over Net Neutrality Law

By David Shepardson, Reuters.com -

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block a Vermont law barring companies that do not abide by [...]

3 Florida Ex-Cops Sentenced In Scheme To Frame Innocent Black People

By David Lohr, Huffingtonpost.com -

The former Biscayne Park police officers had pleaded guilty in a department conspiracy to clear property crime cases by any means necessary. Three former Florida police officers were sent to [...]

The Rats Revolt

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There is no American who has fought with more tenacity, courage and integrity to expose the crimes of corporate power and to thwart the corporate coup d’état that has destroyed our democracy than [...]