Despite Trump-Kim Summit Collapse, Diplomacy Is Still The Only Path

By Simone Chun & Kevin Martin, Truthout -

The second summit meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, inspired hope for real progress in negotiations with North Korea, and an agreement on concrete steps [...]

End Of Mueller Investigation, Beginning Of Broader Trump Probes?

By Nancy LeTourneau, Washington Monthly -

Nearly three dozen sealed criminal indictments have been added to the federal court docket in Washington, D.C. since the start of 2018. If any of those sealed indictments came from Mueller’s [...]

Democrats and Neocons Are the Biggest Losers of Trump’s Syria Withdrawal

By Daniel Lazare, Truthdig -

Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw them from eastern Syria has generated a rich list of winners and losers. Rarely has a strategy backfired as roundly as the Dem-neocon approach has since 2011. [...]

Climate Crisis Made Worse By Presidential Mis-Leadership Throughout This Century

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Barack Obama, speaking to the Baker Institute, made sure the audience of wealthy Texans, many in the oil business, gave him credit for making the United States a world leader for oil and gas [...]

Trump Surpasses Record For Most Bombs Dropped In One Year In Afghanistan, Over 5,200

By Niall McCarthy, Forbes.com -

17 years after U.S. forces and the Northern Alliance captured Kabul, half of Afghanistan has been retaken by the Taliban and the war is dragging on. ISIS have also become increasingly active in [...]

Act Now To Protect Our Right To Protest

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The radical attack on our constitutional right to protest in Washington, DC needs to be stopped. The National Park Service (NPS) has published proposed rules that would curtail First Amendment [...]

National Park Service Proposes Severe Restrictions On Protests In Washington, DC

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The National Park Service has proposed major changes in rules for protests in Washington, DC that would severely undermine constitutionally protected First Amendment rights. These restrictions [...]

Trump Trade Revealed – Another Rigged Corporate Deal

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Since the Clinton era, when the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was created, global trade has been written by and for big corporations at the expense of people's health, worker's [...]

Mexican Justice Advocates Urge Mexico To Reject Trump Trade

By Staff, The Organizer -

We, the undersigned, hereby express our opposition to the new “Free Trade” agreement with the United States that has been signed by the current government of Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald [...]

Protests Continue Against Kavanaugh, Yale Story Unravels, McConnell Pushes Fast Vote

By Emily Peck, Huffington Post -

As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continues to push for a quick vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, protests are escalating and Kavanough is being caught in lies. His story denying [...]

The World Laughed At Donald Trump

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

When U.S. President Donald Trump began his speech at the UN General Assembly, laughter erupted from the hall. “In less than two years,” Trump said, “my administration has accomplished more than [...]

Trump Delivers Fascistic Tirade At The United Nations

By Bill Van Auken, Wsws.org -

In his second appearance before the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered a fascistic tirade, threatening military aggression and all-out trade war, while [...]

North and South Korea Steer Toward Peace Despite Heavy US Foot On The Brakes

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpress News -

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his counterpart from the South, President Moon Jae-in, made a powerful show of unity with the signing of the Pyongyang Declaration on Wednesday, underscoring [...]

Trump’s Funding Cuts Part Of New Formula To Erase Most Palestinians

By Miko Peled,  Mintpress News -

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to severely cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is another step in what seems to be an attempt by the U.S. and Israel to erase [...]

Trump Strikes Back At ‘Ringleader’ Brennan

By Ray McGovern, Consortium News -

There’s more than meets the eye to President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke the security clearances that ex-CIA Director John Brennan enjoyed as a courtesy customarily afforded former [...]