‘The Afghanistan War Was A Disaster;’ Veteran Danny Sjursen On US ‘Pullout’

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Pentagon has started closing military bases and pulling troops out of Afghanistan but confusion over what this means for the United States' longest war exists. For clarification, Clearing the [...]

Why We All Need To Fight To End The US’ War On Cuba

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has waged war on Cuba since it dared to revolt and chart its own path more than 60 years ago. The US' illegal economic blockade is devastating Cuba's ability to meet the basic [...]

The Truth About Plastics And Why We Need To Stop Production Now

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

More knowledge is being gained about and more attention is being given to the harm caused to our health and the planet by plastics, from the start of their production to their disposal as waste [...]

Arts And Activism In Pandemic Times; Eleanor Goldfield On Her New EP

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

This week, Clearing the FOG speaks with artist and activist Eleanor Goldfield about her new EP, "No Solo." This is her first solo production and it is her most personal and political piece. [...]

The Horrific Truths About Indian Boarding Schools Are Gaining Attention

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Due in part to Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the horrific truths about what children and their families endured and the graves of the children who were murdered in the residential [...]

Delegation Visits Cabo Verde To #FreeAlexSaab As US Flaunts International Laws

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing The FOG. -

Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, who is a businessman born in Colombia, has been held for over a year now in the small African island nation of Cabo Verde at the request of the United States, [...]

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

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

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 [...]