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Education is the foundation of political change. In this section we provide news and analyses of current events that you won’t likely read or hear in the corporate media. Our sources are from organizations and independent media outlets free of corporate and government propaganda. We strongly encourage you to share these articles by email and social media so that together we create an echo chamber that overcomes the influence of the oligarchy. You will find large social media sharing buttons on the left side of each article when you open the article to read.

Glen Ford, Veteran Journalist And Founder Of Black Agenda Report, Dies

By Bruce C.T. Wright, News One. -

Glen Ford, a veteran broadcast, print and digital journalist who hosted the first nationally syndicated Black news interview program on TV before going on to found the Black Agenda Report website, has died, according to reports. He was 71 years [...]

Haitians Reject Calls For US Military Intervention

By Dan Cohen, Mintpress News. -

Two weeks after the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, the specter of U.S. military intervention looms large over the island nation. While the Biden administration has rebuffed a request for intervention made by Claude Joseph – a [...]

The Same FBI

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

Many Americans were shocked last year when the FBI released a statement saying that a group of 13 Michigan men had plotted to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer from her vacation home.  The group, which called itself the Michigan Wolverines, [...]

Communique On Brutal NYPD Eviction Of Mutual Aid Hub

By It's Going Down. -

We are The Gym, an organizing network focused on mutual aid and community support along the Myrtle-Broadway corridor of Bushwick on the occupied Lenape land known as Brooklyn, New York. On Saturday, July 24, the NYPD violently attacked our [...]

The Incalculable Cost Of Cheap Chicken

By Tina Vasquez, Scalawag. -

The average American consumes more than 100 pounds of chicken meat annually—or 8 billion chickens a year, nationwide. It should come as no surprise then that as the pandemic unfurled across the United States a year ago, poultry disappeared from [...]

ALEC Meeting Queues Up The GOP’s Culture Wars

By David Armiak, Exposed By CMD. -

While Trump is no longer in office, ALEC members still wearing their MAGA hats can participate in Trump-themed trainings such as, “Achieving and Using Political Power: How You Implement an America First Agenda,” and “Writing the History of the [...]

Record-Breaking Heat Waves Have Arrived Decades Earlier Than Predicted

By Sasha Abramsky, Truthout. -

The heat waves of 2021, which have pummeled western regions of the United States and Canada, have killed, at a minimum, hundreds of people. In British Columbia, authorities recorded a spike in deaths in the nearly 500-range after temperatures [...]

Daniel Hale Receives 45-Month Sentence

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadow Proof. -

Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for [...]

Media Dismiss European Union Climate Plan As ‘Ambitious’

By Olivia Riggio, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

A recent New York Times article (7/9/21) describes a sickening scene in the wake of the Pacific Northwest’s heat wave: Dead mussels and clams coated rocks in the Pacific Northwest, their shells gaping open as if they’d been boiled. Sea stars [...]

National Eviction Ban Ends July 31 – What To Do If You’re At Risk

By Annie Nova, CNBC. -

More than $45 billion in rental assistance has been allocated by Congress in the last two major stimulus packages, and you could receive up to 18 months of help, including a mix of payments for back and future rent. To be eligible for the [...]

The Collective Suicide Machine

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost. -

The debacle in Afghanistan, which will unravel into chaos with lightning speed over the next few weeks and ensure the return of the Taliban to power, is one more signpost of the end of the American empire. The two decades of combat, the one [...]

America Vs. China: ‘A Clash Of Civilizations’

By Michael Wong, The China Fear Factor. -

Hillary Clinton famously said, “’I don’t want my grandchildren to live in a world dominated by the Chinese.” During his tenure, President Obama launched his “Pivot to Asia,” moving 60% of US naval power to bases surrounding China, developing [...]

It’s Time To End The US War On Syria, Not Restart It

By Coleen Rowley and Wyatt Miller, Counterpunch. -

The Biden administration’s ending of a 20 year war in Afghanistan is a good sign but its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria last month are a bad sign. These airstrikes highlight the US military’s ongoing, but underreported, deployment to Syria. In [...]

Biden Upholds Trump Memo That Would Send 4,000 People Back To Prison

By Victoria Law, Truthout. -

For her 65th birthday, Diana Marquez was grateful to be out of prison and celebrating with her daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren. They feasted on a smorgasbord of brisket, sushi and Mexican food. She was not allowed to leave the [...]

Cuba’s Cultural Counter-Revolution

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

Over the past decade, the US government has spent millions of dollars to cultivate anti-government Cuban rappers, rock musicians, artists, and journalists in an explicit bid to weaponize “desocialized and marginalized youth.” The strategy [...]

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