Chris Hedges: The Politics Of Cultural Despair

By Chris Hedges, -

The physical and moral decay of the United States and the malaise it has spawned have predictable results. We have seen in varying forms the consequences of social and political collapse during [...]

Coronavirus As An Opportunity

By Jan Oberg, Transcend Media. -

The lack of connections between the dots of the Corona and security – human security in particular – would be another example. The present author would see the handling of the Corona pandemic as [...]

Beirut Goes Up In Smoke

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

To see Beirut and its port area with a huge mushroom cloud hanging above is a truly surreal sight. But what is not surreal in battered Lebanese capital? A big part of the downtown looks [...]

Is The United States A Failing State? A Failed State?

By Richard Falk, Global Justice in the 21st Century. -

To ask whether the United States, the world’s dominant military power, is ‘a failing state’ should cause worldwide anxiety. Such a state, analogous to a wounded animal, is a global menace of [...]

All Confusion And Contradictions In Trump’s Apocalyptic America

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

Americans are angry. I suspected they would be, but I got confirmation that they are, all over the place: in Miami, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Minneapolis, New York, and Boston. Basically, [...]

US Trails World In Coronavirus Response And Almost Everything Else

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy -

Data from around the world on how nations are handling Coronavirus makes clear that, as in most things (this claim is documented below), the United States is exceptionally awful. Among wealthy [...]

Nationwide Uprising Against Failed State Triggered By Police Killings

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The nationwide uprising sparked by the murder of George Floyd and other recent racially-motivated events is a response to the bi-partisan failed state in which we live. It comes in the midst of [...]

The US Is A Failed State, And COVID-19 Proves It

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

U.S. imperialism has a long-standing habit of imposing the most brutal forms of war and torture onto nations under the pretext of so-called humanitarian grounds. Humanitarian intervention and the [...]

Real America: An Endangering And Endangered Ruination

By Gary Brumback, -

By Gary Brumback for Dissident Voice. Real America is not the window dressing of a nation posed by her government or by the corporate dominated mass media. Behind that pose is an endangering and [...]