Collapsing Federal Corporate Crime Enforcement

Despite constant exposés in the mainstream media – still only reporting the tip of the iceberg – neither members of Congress nor presidents from the Republican and Democratic parties have raised the banner of tough “law and order” to counter [...]

Tenants Fear ‘Tsunami Of Evictions’ As Moratorium Ends

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik International. -

After a federal eviction moratorium was allowed to expire over the weekend, thousands of eviction proceedings filed by landlords are working their way through court systems across the United States. The vast majority of federal funds meant for [...]

Lawyer’s Groups Support Hawaii’s Case For Ending US Occupation

By Natali Segovia, National Lawyers Guild. -

The Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC), alongside the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and National Lawyers Guild (NLG), filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief today in support of the Hawaiian [...]

Peru’s Socialist President, Pedro Castillo, In His Own Words

By Pedro Castillo, Progressive International. -

Peru’s presidential campaign between leftist Pedro Castillo and right-wing Keiko Fujimori has been an epic struggle. When it was clear that Castillo would win with a razor-thin margin, Fujimori — like Donald Trump — cried fraud and is now trying [...]

Murray’s Last Words Before Prison

By Craig Murray, Consortium News. -

I want to make one or two points for you to ponder while I am in jail. This is the last post until about Christmas; we are not legally able to post anything while I am imprisoned. But the Justice for Craig Murray Campaign website is now up and [...]

Decolonizing Pan-Americanism

By William Camacaro and Frederick Mills, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The concept of Pan-Americanism has been a contested space since the early nineteenth century between the Bolivarian project of uniting the newly independent states of Latin America against foreign interference, on the one hand, and Monroeism, [...]

The Eradication Of Extreme Poverty In China

By Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 25 February 2021, the Chinese government announced that extreme poverty had been abolished in China, a country of 1.4 billion people. This historic victory is a culmination of a seven-decade-long process that began with the Chinese Revolution [...]

Parks For The People

By Olivia Riggio, The Indypendent. -

It’s a mid-July evening in Maria Hernandez Park in Bushwick, Brooklyn and people are out, enjoying the final few hours of daylight. The sounds of basketballs bouncing and sneakers squeaking echo in the nearby courts. Some people sit placidly on [...]

How Did Nicaragua Reduce Hunger And Malnutrition?

By People Dispatch. -

Despite crippling, unilateral sanctions and globally rising food prices, hunger levels in Nicaragua have been falling. The Sandinista government has been able to ensure people’s food needs are met through its focus on building food sovereignty [...]

How The Meat Industry Is Climate-Washing Its Polluting Business Model

By Caroline Christen, DeSmog Blog. -

In February last year, the head of a leading global meat industry body gave a “pep talk” to his colleagues at an Australian agriculture conference.  “It’s a recurring theme that somehow the livestock sector and eating meat is detrimental to [...]

The People’s State Of The Nation At The End Of Duterte’s Presidency

By Bayan Canada, Canadian Dimension. -

On July 26, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) before the 2022 general election. The SONA is an annual government tradition and constitutional obligation, modeled after the American State [...]

Biden Has Abandoned His Covid Worker Safety Pledge

By Christopher D. Cook, In These Times. -

Until she got her first Pfizer shot on July 16, Cindy Cervantes toiled in the Seaboard Foods pork processing plant in Guymon, Oklahoma for most of the pandemic without a vaccine — working unprotected in an industry devastated by [...]

The End Game

By Scott Ludlam, The Monthly. -

A crush of TV news crews and demonstrators with placards are packed into the street outside Westminster Magistrates’ Court. It’s just before 11 on the morning of January 4, 2021; face masks against an invisible plague, puffer jackets and woollen [...]

On Contact: The Trial Of Ghislaine Maxwell

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week Chris Hedges talks to investigative journalist Nick Bryant about the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell. The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, held at New York’s Metropolitan Detention Center and denied bail, will be tried [...]

EPA Approval Of PFAS For Fracking May Spell A New Health Crisis

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

For over a month, noxious wastewater has been leaching across the ground on Ashley Watt’s family ranch in the Permian Basin in West Texas where she lives and raises cattle. It started in mid-June, when a well Chevron Corps drilled in the 1960s [...]