Secret CIA Document Shows Plan To Test Drugs On Prisoners

By Dror Ladin, Aclu.org  -

Thanks to an ACLU victory in federal court, we know much more about how CIA doctors violated the medical oath to “do no harm.” One of the most important lessons of the CIA’s torture program is [...]

The US Military Is All Over Africa Despite Not Being At War In Africa

By Strategic Culture Foundation, Mintpressnews.com -

Around 200,000 US troops are stationed in 177 countries throughout the world. Those forces utilize several hundred military installations. Africa is no exemption. On August 2, Maj. Gen. Roger L. [...]

Migrant Caravans Challenge the Continent’s Governments

By Dan La Botz, Newpol.org -

Central American migrants, both desperate and courageous, have thrust themselves into the center of Mexican and U.S. politics with their demand for refuge and asylum. As the head of the NGO [...]

A Flawed American Sanctions Policy On Iran

By Daniel Brumberg, Arabcenterdc.org -

The Trump Administration’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran is animated by a deeply flawed grasp of Iranian politics and an incoherent strategy, one that will not be realized by dreams of [...]

Argentina Goes Back To The IMF, Opening Floodgates For Neoliberal Intervention And Structural Adjustment

By Staff, The Tricontinental -

Argentina. After 15 years of distancing itself from the grip of IMF policies, in May 2018 Argentina went back to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the watch of President Mauricio Macri. [...]

Thousands Of Juvenile Lifers Sentenced To Die In Prison In the US

By Victoria Law, Truthout.org -

Tuesday, October 23, might have been a routine day in prison for Avis Lee. “I got up at 5 am, took a shower, drank decaf coffee, prayed, ate breakfast and went to work at 8 am,” she recalled. [...]

Corporations That Fail To Reduce Carbon Will Face Stock Depreciation & Devaluation

By Staff, Sciencedaily.com -

The researchers further determined that the failure of companies within the emission-intensive sector to take carbon reduction actions could start negatively impacting the general stock market in [...]

How Neoliberal Economists Wreak Havoc On The Global Poor While Protecting The Financial Elite

By Vijay Prashad, Independent Institute -

On December 1, Mexico will have a new president—Andrés Manuel López Obrador. He will take over the presidency from the lackluster Enrique Peña Nieto, whose administration is marinated in [...]

More Than A Dozen Navy SEALs May Get Caught Up In War Crimes Investigation

By Carl Prince, Navytimes.com -

Military officials are prepared to call nearly a dozen past and present Navy SEALs to testify in the case of one elite Navy commando accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic State detainee in Iraq [...]

Palestinians Denounce Hollywood Stars’ $60m For Israeli Army ‘Terror’

By Zena Tahhan, Local Peace Economy -

RAMALLAH, West Bank - As Hollywood stars celebrated at a fundraiser for the Israeli army last week in Los Angeles, halfway across the world Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip were waking up [...]

Amazon’s Billion-Dollar Shakedown Of America’s Cities

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig.com -

If one required reminding of the Democratic Party’s complete capitulation to corporate interests, to say nothing of the country’s as a whole, he or she need only have listened to New York City [...]

EU Responds To US Midterm Elections With Calls For Military Build-Up

Europe’s political and media establishment is responding to the 2018 US midterm elections with calls for a military build-up to confront Washington and for legitimizing far-right politics. It is [...]

Trump Surpasses Record For Most Bombs Dropped In One Year In Afghanistan, Over 5,200

By Niall McCarthy, Forbes.com -

17 years after U.S. forces and the Northern Alliance captured Kabul, half of Afghanistan has been retaken by the Taliban and the war is dragging on. ISIS have also become increasingly active in [...]

Cost Of War On Terror Soon To Be Over $6 Trillion

By Staff, Watson.brown.edu -

The United States has appropriated and is obligated to spend an estimated $5.9 trillion (in current dollars) on the war on terror through Fiscal Year 2019, including direct war and war-related [...]

The Man From The North Commentary On The Elections

By Rivera Sun, Essays by Man From the North -

The Vote - the beloved, abused, scorned, corrupted, stolen, hijacked, pointless, profound, hopeful, depressing, hard-won, cherished vote - is not the only way to take action for meaningful [...]