2020 Elections: Its Militarism And The Military Budget Stupid!

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

U.S. ships are involved in provocative “freedom of navigation” exercises in the South China Sea and other ships gather ominously in the Mediterranean Sea while National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo along [...]

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 decayed US reactor fleet have forced them to beg [...]

Why I’m On Climate Strike In Iowa

By Massimo Paciotto Biggers, Smirkingchimp.com -

IOWA CITY — The flash flood alarm signaled again last night. This is the 9th week of my climate strike in Iowa City. That’s nine weeks of not going to school on Friday from 11:50-4:05. I have been striking for real climate action at the Iowa [...]

The US Militarization Of Outerspace

Joshua Cho, Fair.org -

The Wall Street Journal (5/10/19) published an excerpt from an upcoming book by CNN’s chief national security correspondent, Jim Sciutto, which claims that despite a “Star Wars–like space service” being an “easy comic target,” “US commanders” [...]

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 incest. Chanting "we've only just begun" demonstrators [...]

Texas State Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines A Felony On Par With Attempted Murder

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A bill making its way through the Texas legislature would make protesting pipelines a third-degree felony, the same as attempted murder. "It's an anti-protest bill, favoring the fossil fuel industry, favoring corporations over people." — Frankie [...]

Propaganda Intensifies Trade War With China

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

U.S. propaganda is always pointing to one person that solely cases everything and therefore deserves all the hate. It once was Saddam, Saddam , Saddam. Then Ghadaffi, Ghadaffi, Ghadaffi, Assad, Assad, Assad, Putin, Putin, Putin. Now it is Xi, [...]

FM Javad Zarif: We Don’t Want War, And No One Can Confront Iran

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he does not believe a war will break out in the region as Tehran does not want a conflict and no country has the "illusion it could confront Iran", state news agency IRNA reports. Concerns about [...]

Eyewitness In Venezuela: A 14-year Perspective

By Peter Lackowski, Counterpunch.org -

I was in Venezuela from April 26 to May 5, 2019. It was the fifth time I have been there in a span of 14 years, so I was able to put things I saw on this trip in that context. My first visit was in 2005. I saw people begging, sleeping in [...]

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 ordered U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning back [...]

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 non-Hodgkin lymphoma they say was caused by their many [...]

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 Hernández Solarte, from prison. Santrich is a negotiator [...]

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 characterizes US imperialist operations the world [...]

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 known as the Embassy Protection Collective, four [...]

Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire

By Roger D Harris -

Uncle Sam has a problem in his South American “backyard” with those uppity Venezuelans who insisted on democratically electing Nicolás Maduro as their president instead of by-passing the electoral process and installing the unelected US asset [...]