As Reactors Shut In Massachusetts And Pennsylvania, Nuke War Rages In Ohio And New York

By Harvey Wasserman, Intrepidreport.com -

As the nuke power industry slumps toward oblivion, two huge reactors are shutting in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. The shutdowns are a body blow to atomic energy. The soaring costs of the [...]

U.S. Thousands Of Rights Advocates Against Alabama Abortion Law

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Abortion rights activists in Mobile, Alabama carried posters and chanted slogans on Sunday against the state's new law that bans nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and [...]

Chelsea Manning Returns To Jail In ‘Unprecedented’ Ruling

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams -

In a move press freedom advocates and progressive critics decried as an “outrageous” and “unprecedented” escalation of a prolonged government harassment campaign, a federal judge on Thursday [...]

Monsanto Ordered To Pay $2 Billion To Cancer Victims

By Carey Gillam, US Right to Know -

After less than two full days of deliberations, a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay just over $2 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to a married couple who both developed [...]

Stop The White House Assaults On Colombia’s Peace Accord

By James Patrick Jordan, AFGJ -

In what may constitute a mortal blow to Colombia’s peace process, President Ivan Duque has defied the order by the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) to releaseJesús Santrich, aka Seuxis [...]

The Assault On The Venezuelan Embassy

By Bill Van Auken, WSWS -

Events that transpired Thursday at the Venezuelan embassy in the upscale Washington neighborhood of Georgetown expressed in microcosm the criminality and contempt for international law that [...]

Activists To ‘Escalate’ Opposition To Trump Policies Toward Venezuela, Iran

By Mark Hand, DC Media Group -

Activists opposed to the Trump administration’s plans to overthrow the Venezuelan government returned to the Venezuelan embassy Saturday afternoon to express their support for the group of people [...]

US Judge Orders Release of Four Activists Arrested at Venezuela’s DC Embassy

By Staff, Sputnik News -

A US federal judge has ordered the release of four anti-war activists arrested inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC, on Thursday. They will reappear in court on June 12. Kevin Zeese, [...]

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle

by Richard Greeman -

I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of information in the [...]

Statement from Chelsea Manning’s Lawyers Regarding Chelsea Being Remanded Into Custody

by Staff, Sparrow Media -

Alexandria, VA — Today, Chelsea Manning was remanded into federal custody, again, for refusing to testify before a federal Grand Jury. In addition to being held in confinement for the duration of [...]

An Academic Arrested for Protecting the Venezuela Embassy

by Adrienne Pine, Common Dreams -

As a scholar and educator, there are times when standard tools of teaching, publishing, and public speaking aren’t enough. There are times when we need to put our bodies on the line.

America Needs a Permanent Anti-war Movement

By Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic -

The best insurance against a catastrophic war of choice, now and going forward, is a permanent anti-war movement that opposes all illegal or imprudent wars, insisting on public debates and [...]

‘No Social Backlash To Anyone That Holds Islamophobic Views’

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

Paris, France - In March, a French woman wearing the hijab applied for a job at a lingerie shop, Etam, in the southern city of Montpellier. The woman, Oumaima, claimed her application was [...]

Midwest Flooding Exposes Another Oil Pipeline Risk — On Keystone XL’s Route

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

NAPER, Nebraska — Standing on the banks of the Keya Paha River where it cuts through his farm, Bob Allpress points across a flat expanse of sand to where a critical shut-off valve is supposed to [...]

Charter School Support Slipping Among Democrats

By Jeff Bryant, Blackagendareport.com -

The politics of charter schools have changed, and bipartisan support for these publicly funded, privately controlled schools has reached a turning point. A sure sign of the change came from [...]