The Nightmare Facing The Poor And Working Class

By Jeff Schuhrke, In These Times. -

As mil­lions of U.S. work­ers face unem­ploy­ment, food inse­cu­ri­ty and evic­tion amid the coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic, the lim­it­ed aid pro­vid­ed by the fed­er­al government’s flawed CARES Act [...]

Missile Defense Has Bipartisan Support Even Though It Wastes Money

By Subrata Ghoshroy, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. -

The program to develop a missile defense system to protect the United States mainland has existed in one form or another for nearly six decades. Though it was controversial from the beginning and [...]

New Jobs Report Consistent With Weak Economy

By Jeff Cox, CNBC. -

Weaker-than-expected job growth in September sent a signal that the sharp economic recovery off the coronavirus shutdown may be hitting a wall. The Labor Department reported Friday that [...]

What Does WWII Have To Do With Military Spending

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

“I’m going to perform a magic trick by reading your mind,” I tell a class of students or an auditorium or video call full of people. I write something down. “Name a war that was justified,” I [...]

September 14, 2001: The Day America Became Israel

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (Ret.), Popular Resistance. -

The rubble was still smoldering at Ground Zero when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to essentially transform itself into the Israeli Knesset, or parliament.  It was 19 years ago, 11:17pm [...]

Ending The Pentagon’s Pandemic Of Spending

By Mandy Smithberger, Tom Dispatch. -

The inadequate response of both the federal and state governments to the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the United States, creating what could only be called a national [...]

Group That Helped Draft Anti-BDS Laws In US Didn’t Disclose Grant From Israel

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss. -

There’s been a lot of talk about foreign governments intervening in our political process over the last few years, but some stories certainly don’t permeate mainstream discourse. A case in [...]

Senate Democrats’ New Climate Report Disappoints

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nation of Change.   -

Senate Democrats released a climate action report earlier this week leaving green groups, environmental activists, and progressive campaigners disappointed. Critics of the report are saying [...]

#SaveThePostOffice Call-In Day! Wednesday, August 26

By A Grand Alliance to Save the Post Office, Popular Resistance. -

Since the Coronavirus crisis hit, USPS has become more essential than ever, from delivering life-saving medicine, to sustaining our democracy through mail-in voting. It has also become more [...]

Congress: Postal Service Delays ‘Far Worse Than Previously Acknowledged’

By J. Edward Moreno, The Hill. -

House Democrats on the Oversight and Reform Committee released documents Saturday showing that Postal Service delays they say are “far worse than previously acknowledged.” The assessment from [...]

Rotting Food, Dead Animals And Chaos At Postal Facilities

By Laura J. Nelson and Maya Lau, LA Times. -

Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the high desert town of Tehachapi, Calif., began to notice crates of mail sitting in the post office in the early morning that should have been [...]

The CIA Democrats In The 2020 Elections

By Patrick Martin, WSWS. -

In the course of the 2018 elections, a large group of former military-intelligence operatives entered capitalist politics as candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination in 50 congressional [...]

Protect The Vote And End Privatization Of The Postal Service

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

As we were warned earlier in the year, the US Postal Service is failing due to a long term effort to weaken it plus the confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, recession and intentional efforts by [...]

How The US Failed At Its Foreign Policy Toward Venezuela

By Vijay Prashad and Érika Ortega Sanoja, Popular Resistance. -

On August 4, 2020, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee was U.S. State Department Special Representative Elliott Abrams. Abrams, [...]

Trump’s Order To Bypass Congress On COVID-19 Relief Faces Likely Legal Challenges

By Chris Megerian, Anna M. Phillips and Sarah D. Wire, LA Times. -

Washington, DC - President Trump on Saturday said he was bypassing Congress and taking unilateral action to provide financial relief to Americans struggling during the coronavirus crisis, despite [...]