Trump And DeJoy’s Main Objective: Incapacitate The US Postal Service

By Michael Payne, Nation of Change. -

Why in the world would anyone want to do great harm to one of America’s oldest and most revered institutions, the USPS? Why? It’s the upcoming presidential election, stupid! Talk about a [...]

Protesters Gather In ‘Noise Protest’ Outside Trump’s RNC Speech

By Associated Press. -

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered around the White House on Thursday night for a “noise demonstration and dance party” in an attempt to drown out President Donald Trump’s speech accepting the [...]

Responding To Voter Suppression, Understanding Manipulated Elections

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Voter suppression in the 2020 election has become a topic of great concern. In reality, voter suppression has been part of US politics since the founding of the country. The oligarchs who wrote [...]

What Is Next for Washington After Its Failed Venezuela Strategy?

By Steve Ellner, Consortium News. -

The decision to cease calling Guaidó “president” would be a tacit recognition that Washington had blundered in turning over billions of dollars in Venezuelan assets, including CITGO, to Guaidó’s [...]

How Trump Can Steal The 2020 Election

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The election was stolen from Clinton four years ago and the even weaker 2020 candidate can expect the same fate. Republicans win the presidency when they steal votes. Democrats need a huge [...]

If Trump Wins, Russia Did It, If Biden Wins, It Was China And Iran

By Caitlan Johnstone. -

Mass media throughout the western world are uncritically passing along a press release from the US intelligence community because that’s what passes for journalism in a world where God is dead [...]

Chris Hedges: The United State’s Death March

By Chris Hedges, -

The terminal decline of the United States will not be solved by elections. The political rot and depravity will continue to eat away at the soul of the nation, spawning what anthropologists call [...]

Trump’s Executive Orders Are Public Relations Stunts

By Jack Rasmus, Predicting the Global Economic Crisis. -

Trump, Meadows, Mnuchin and McConnell cleverly set up and sucked in Pelosi and Shumer into negotiations last week, never planning to conclude a deal by Friday, in the process getting them to [...]

Preparing For A November Surprise

By Maria J. Stephan, Candace Rondeaux, and Erica Chenoweth, Political Violence at a Glance. -

Nationwide protests against police brutality following George Floyd’s murder are the broadest and most persistent in US history. They have laid bare the racism that pervades American society—and [...]

Understanding Trump’s Plan In Portland Could Be Key To Preventing A Coup

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

One key to a winning strategy is to figure out what the opponent’s strategy is and refuse to be manipulated — in Portland and in the other cities on Trump’s target list. Federal intervention [...]

Popular Movements Can Overcome Authoritarian Policing

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Today is the 60th day of protests since the murder of George Floyd. This weekend, people marched in cities across the country in solidarity with Portland and in opposition to the US becoming a [...]

Federal Agents Retreat To Portland Base As Protesters Control Streets

By Chris McGreal , The Guardian. -

The DHS officers dispatched by the president to put down the demonstrations have instead become prisoners of the building they are ostensibly there to defend. “The feds don’t have control of [...]

What Are Trump And His Goons Up To?

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

First and foremost, it is a political stunt to capture the law and order crowd and press on divides between the coastal cities and inland voters. But it’s also more sinister than that. The use of [...]

150 Federal Agents Set To Deploy In Chicago

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is crafting plans to deploy about 150 federal agents to Chicago this week, the Chicago Tribune has learned, a move that would come amid growing [...]

Building On Victories For A Stronger Climate Justice Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

While the climate justice movement has been winning important victories, stopping and slowing pipelines and other fossil fuel infrastructure, and putting the future of fossil fuels in doubt, the [...]