Murray’s Last Words Before Prison

By Craig Murray, Consortium News. -

I want to make one or two points for you to ponder while I am in jail. This is the last post until about Christmas; we are not legally able to post anything while I am imprisoned. But the Justice [...]

Decolonizing Pan-Americanism

By William Camacaro and Frederick Mills, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The concept of Pan-Americanism has been a contested space since the early nineteenth century between the Bolivarian project of uniting the newly independent states of Latin America against [...]

How The Meat Industry Is Climate-Washing Its Polluting Business Model

By Caroline Christen, DeSmog Blog. -

In February last year, the head of a leading global meat industry body gave a “pep talk” to his colleagues at an Australian agriculture conference.  “It’s a recurring theme that somehow the [...]

Biden Has Abandoned His Covid Worker Safety Pledge

By Christopher D. Cook, In These Times. -

Until she got her first Pfizer shot on July 16, Cindy Cervantes toiled in the Seaboard Foods pork processing plant in Guymon, Oklahoma for most of the pandemic without a vaccine — working [...]

On Contact: The Trial Of Ghislaine Maxwell

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week Chris Hedges talks to investigative journalist Nick Bryant about the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell. The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, held at New York’s Metropolitan [...]

EPA Approval Of PFAS For Fracking May Spell A New Health Crisis

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

For over a month, noxious wastewater has been leaching across the ground on Ashley Watt’s family ranch in the Permian Basin in West Texas where she lives and raises cattle. It started in [...]

Glen Ford’s Journalism Fought For Black Liberation And Against Imperialism

By Margaret Kimberley, Truthout. -

Ford identified his political and journalistic stance with both, having created the tagline: “News, commentary and analysis from the black left” for BAR. He was the consummate journalist, a man [...]

Craig Murray’s Jailing Is The National Security State’s Latest Assault On Independent Journalism

By Jonathan Cook, The Grayzone. -

Murray’s imprisonment for eight months by Lady Dorrian, Scotland’s second most senior judge, is of course based entirely on a keen reading of Scottish law rather than evidence of the Scottish and [...]

Indigenous Rights Are A Counterforce To The Climate Crisis

By Eriel Deranger, The Breach. -

During its six years in office, the Trudeau government has made countless promises around climate change and Indigenous rights that create the optics of progress. However, a recent analysis by [...]

The Case Against E-Carceration

By James Kilgore, Emmett Sanders and Kate Weisburd, Inquest. -

As COVID-19 spread through prisons and jails, getting people out of custody became a matter of life or death, heightening the need for eliminating cash bail, granting compassionate release, and [...]

Venezuela’s Resistance Reduces Washington’s Pressure

By Luis Hernández Navarro, Resumen English. -

The Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, has dedicated the last four years of his life to weather the worst diplomatic crisis his country has suffered in decades. During that time he has [...]

Democrats Let US Eviction Moratorium Expire

By Trévon Austin, WSWS. -

The Biden administration announced Thursday that it would allow the nationwide ban on evictions to expire on Saturday declaring that it was up to Congress, with just two days to go, to extend the [...]

The Great Contest Of Our Time Is between Humanity And Imperialism

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

"The US does not ‘stand firmly with the people of Cuba’. In fact, the US stands on the neck of the Cuban people. This is clear to the 184 member states of the UN that voted on 23 June to send a [...]

Craig Murray Will Surrender Himself For Prison

By Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. -

In the case against former United Kingdom diplomat-turned whistleblower Craig Murray, the UK supreme court refused to hear Murray’s appeal. He will now surrender himself to police for an [...]

The Price Of Conscience

By Chris Hedges, Scheer Post. -

The Justice Department coerced Hale, who was deployed to Afghanistan in 2012, on March 31 to plead guilty to one count of violating the Espionage Act, a law passed in 1917 designed to prosecute [...]