Israel’s Top Commander Finally Spills Secrets Of ‘Invisible War’ In Syria

By Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge -

For years Israel denied allegations that it had a role in funding and weaponizing the anti-Assad insurgency in Syria, and more often military officials responded "no comment" even when confronted with overwhelming evidence. Outgoing Israeli army [...]

Pence Supports Unelected Politician’s Claim to be Venezuela’s ‘Acting President’

By Steve Sweeney, Morning Star -

Washington has moved to delegitimize democratically elected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, with US Vice-President Mike Pence offering support to an opposition politician claiming to be the country’s real leader. President Maduro dismissed [...]

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Act X of the Yellow Vest protests turnout did not decline on January 19, 2019. The national debate kicked off by President Macron did not satisfy the movement as people turned out in the tens of thousands. The interior ministry says 84,000 [...]

Public Takeover Of PG&E: A Radically Common-Sense Proposal

By Johanna Bozuwa, -

California’s large investor-owned utility, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), announced it would be filing for bankruptcy by the end of the month after being faced with $30 billion in damages related to a series of fires over the past two years, [...]

Racism Is A Far Too Common Experience For Native People

By Ivan Star Comes Out, -

Due to its unusual growth spurt, this narrow-minded activity is now openly assailing “people of color,” physically and emotionally. An obvious activity is to tell people to return to where they originated from. Their profanity is intense and [...]

The U.S. Has Venezuela In Its Crosshairs

By Vijay Prashad, -

Despite 10 years of governance by the socialist forces—first led by Hugo Chavez and now by Maduro—the Venezuelan oligarchy remains firmly intact. It dominates large sections of the economy, holds immense amounts of the country’s social wealth [...]

Twitter Up In Arms After Trudeau Says He’ll ‘Continue To Condemn BDS’

By Staff, -

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has doubled down on his condemnation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel in comments that have drawn the ire of Twitter users. Speaking at a town hall meeting at Brock [...]

‘If the Water Is Rising, Then So Must We’: Indigenous Peoples March In Washington Against Global Injustice

By Jessica Corbett, -

"It's a collective cry for help because we're in a time of crisis," said one organizer. "Indigenous people from around the world are suffering from the same colonization." In an event described as "breathtaking, heartbreaking, strong, and [...]

How A NeoCon-Backed “Fact Checker” Plans To Wage War On Independent Media

By Whitney Webb, -

Soon after the social media “purge” of independent media sites and pages this past October, a top neoconservative insider — Jamie Fly — was caught stating that the mass deletion of anti-establishment and anti-war pages on Facebook and Twitter [...]

Trump Administration Backs Slow-Motion Right-Wing Coup In Venezuela

By Kevin Gosztola, -

A slow-motion coup by right-wing opposition forces is underway in Venezuela. It has the support of President Donald Trump’s administration, and if successful, President Nicolas Maduro will be undemocratically removed from power though he was [...]

Teacher Strikes Expose The Corrupt Privatization Of Schools

By Jeff Bryant, -

This week, Republican lawmakers held a press conference on Capitol Hill to kick off National School Choice Week, an annual event that began in 2011 under President Obama who proclaimed it as a time to “recognize the role public charter schools [...]

The Assange/Manafort Lie And The US Department Of Justice

By Staff, -

Due to a fake news article by the Guardian Newspaper, written by Luke Harding of the Guardian along with Villavicencio and Dan Collyns, reporting that Paul Manafort had met with Julian Assange, the DOJ in the U.S. is investigating the claim of [...]

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

By Ellen Knickmeyer, -

WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show. The EPA said in a statement that it is directing “its resources to the [...]

Nominee For US Attorney General Will Not Take Action Against State-Sanctioned Marijuana Industry

By Staff, -

Washington, DC: The Trump administration's nominee for US Attorney General, William Barr, during Senate testimony on Tuesday affirmed that he would not use the power of the Justice Department to target marijuana-related activity in jurisdictions [...]

NYPD Must Release Records On Cell Phone Monitoring Of Protesters

By Jason Grant, -

In a strongly worded opinion addressing New York’s Freedom of Information Law, a Manhattan Supreme Court justice has ruled that the New York City Police Department must release information to a police protest group about whether the department [...]