Home Run For Julian Tour Grows US Demand To Free Assange

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Julian Assange's father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, are currently on tour in the United States to help organize a unified US movement in support of freeing Julian Assange and [...]

A New Vision That Puts Health Over Profit And Drives Innovation

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

There is a struggle right now to push the World Trade Organization to waive patent protections for medicines, vaccines and technology used for the COVID-19 pandemic. James Love of Knowledge [...]

For Memorial Day, Here Is How We Stop All Wars

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

For Memorial Day week, Clearing the FOG speaks with David Swanson, the cofounder and executive director of World Beyond War, an international organization that is working to abolish all war. [...]

The Self Determination Of Native Americans Hinges On This Supreme Court Case

A case brought before the United States Supreme Court by three Native American women, who have been representing themselves, may decide the future of the 1975 Indian Self Determination Act. [...]

Repression Of National Protests In Colombia Is Backed By The United States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Colombians have been on a national strike since April 28 with protests in 500 cities and blockades that have shut down the major highway. The protests were sparked by a proposed bill that would [...]

Hunger Strike Exposes Biden’s Drive To Increase US Oil Exports

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Biden administration claims to care about the climate crisis but it is currently allowing a dredging project to proceed in the Matagorda shipping channel to open the way for crude oil exports [...]

Whistleblower Daniel Hale, The Drone Program And The War On Our Right To Know

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States' drone assassination program is illegal under international law, but the whistleblower who exposed it, Daniel Hale, is being prosecuted under the Espionage Act. Chip Gibbons of [...]

How The United States Stole Democracy In Ecuador

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The second and final round of the presidential election took place in Ecuador on April 11. Clearing the FOG speaks with Leonardo Flores, the Latin American campaign coordinator for CODEPINK who [...]

All We Have Now Is The People Versus The Pipelines

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The northern portion of the Keystone XL Pipeline is stopped for now, but there is another pipeline, Enbridge's Line 3, that will also carry tar sands from Canada under construction. Resistance to [...]

The Myth Of Black Buying Power Is Robbing Black People Of Their Power

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The myth of black buying power - that black people collectively hold trillions of dollars in wealth and that they could improve their economic status if only they 'spent their money more wisely' [...]

‘Progressives’ In The US Are Openly Supporting Biden’s War On Syria

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Biden administration is doubling down on aggression toward Syria and a small group of progressives is openly supporting US intervention. Clearing the FOG speaks with Max Blumenthal of The [...]

While Biden Plots To Divide Iraq, Resistance To US Occupation Is Growing Stronger

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Last year, after the United States so brutally and openly assassinated the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and the commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi al -Muhandis, the [...]

Nicaragua Is Teaching Us How To Put People Over Profits

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Members of the Sanctions Kill coalition are currently in Nicaragua as guests of the Friends of the ATC (the Association of Rural Workers) to learn about the Sandinista Revolution and the impacts [...]

The Major Struggle For The Rights Of Transgender People Is In The States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

While the Equality Act that passed recently in the House is getting attention, the critical struggle for the rights of transgender people is taking place in state legislatures. This year, 26 [...]

This Is Why It Is Imperative That President Biden, Not Congress, Cancels Student Debt

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The current student debt burden is over $2 trillion and it is crushing the economy. Defaults on student loans are high and for most borrowers, especially those who are people of color, their loan [...]