The Suppressed Martin Luther King Jr.

By Solomon Commissiong, A Hip Hop Activist. -

This is the first installment of the series, "Reclaiming History from the Revisionists". In this episode we take a closer look at an often suppressed aspect of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin [...]

BDS At The Sydney Festival, With Jennine Khalik And Sara Saleh

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

Just hours before it is set to begin, dozens of acts are withdrawing from the prestigious Sydney Festival in protest of the event’s sponsorship by the Israeli Embassy. One group that has chosen [...]

‘Smoking Gun’ Analysis: US Sanctions Produce ‘War Time’ Economy

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Red Lines Host Anya Parampil Speaks With Francisco R. Rodríguez, The Executive Of Oil For Venezuela, About A Study He Recently Published Which Analyzed The Impact Of US Sanctions On Venezuela’s [...]

On Contact: ‘Foregone’ – The Power Of Fiction

Russell Banks in books such as ‘Continental Drift’, ‘Affliction’ and ‘The Sweet Hereafter’ has long chronicled the struggles and inner torment that come with being a member of our dispossessed [...]

The Iran Deal And The Assassination Of Soleimani

Vienna - World leaders have descended upon Austrian capital Vienna to participate in the ongoing nuclear deal being negotiated primarily between the United States and Iran. Today, MintPress spoke [...]

The Red Hill Disaster

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

In November, a huge underground naval fuel storage facility at Red Hill near Honolulu burst, leaking 14,000 gallons of jet fuel, contaminating the water supply, poisoning scores of people and [...]

The Capitalist Death-Drive, Afghan Sanctions, Attack On Medicare

Lee Camp looks at how the capitalist system sits at the heart of the worst problems facing society. In this history lesson, Camp takes you back to the feudal system, to the creation of [...]

US War Lobby Fuels Conflict In Russia, Ukraine, And Syria

Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan; Trump’s failure [...]

On Contact: Islamophobia, Race And Global Politics

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

Islamophobia is not defined solely as anti-Muslim sentiment. It is not limited to hate speech and hate crimes, racial stereotypes, or discrimination against Muslim men and women. Islamophobia, in [...]

Native Hawaiians Fight US Navy For Polluting Island’s Water

By The Empire Files. -

Under the cover of pre-dawn darkness, Native Hawaiians surprised the gates of the US Navy Command with a civil disobedience action over the #RedHill fuel leak. Empire Files producer Mike Prysner [...]

Why US Prisons Don’t Want Prisoners To Read

By Eddie Conway, The Real News Network. -

In a recent piece for Protean magazine entitled “The American Prison System’s War on Reading,” Alex Skopic writes, “Across the United States, the agencies responsible for mass imprisonment are [...]

Global Migration Indicators Report Summarizes 2020 For Migrants

By People's Dispatch. -

The Global Migration Indicators report by the International Organization for Migration is here, with an update on how COVID-19 affected migration around the world. The report says more than 2,300 [...]

American Gulag: Inside The US’ Massive Prison System

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

For a supposedly developed, democratic nation, the United States locks up an extraordinary number of its citizens. Close to one quarter of the world’s prison population is in the United States. [...]

Berliners Win Vote To Expropriate Housing From Corporate Landlords

By People's Dispatch. -

On 26 September, Berliners voted to expropriate housing from corporate landlords. This referendum became possible after years of struggle to make housing in the city affordable and available to [...]

On Contact: Slow-Motion Execution Of Julian Assange

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the torture of Julian Assange with his father, John Shipton. Julian Assange committed the empire’s greatest sin – he exposed it as a criminal enterprise. He [...]