No Publication Will Be Safe If Assange Is Prosecuted

By Bill Blum, -

Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach. The prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the [...]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro: ‘Exterminator Of The Future’

By Staff, -

Eight former Brazilian Ministers of Environment issued a warning last week that the government of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is in the process of systematically destroying Brazil's [...]

Creeping Toward Tyranny

By Chris Hedges, -

The destruction of the rule of law, an action essential to establishing an authoritarian or totalitarian state, began long before the arrival of the Trump administration. The George W. Bush [...]

Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance

By Antony C. Black, -

On the hot summer morning of Aug. 2, 1980 a massive explosion ripped apart the main waiting room of the Bologna railway station. Eighty-five people were killed and hundreds more injured. Though [...]

Two Populisms, Not One

By Paul Street, Counterpunch. -

Two very different “populisms” that have arisen in response to neoliberal capitalism in the West. A left-leaning social-democratic “progressive populism” targets the capitalist concentration [...]

United In Exile

By Karen Garcia, Sardonicky. -

With about eight dynasties now possessing as much money as half the entire world's population combined, it is impossible to ignore the fact that extreme wealth inequality is antithetical to the [...]

Ukraine – Poroshenko Launched Clash With Russia To Gain Dictatorial Powers – He Failed

By Staff, -

The gun boats of the Gurza-M class were built on a shipyard that Poroshenko owned at that time. He profited from ordering them. They may be useful for river policing but do not belong at sea. The [...]

Understanding U.S. Fascism: Past And Present

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

People often think that fascism began with Hitler and Mussolini, but fascism actually has its roots in the United States and was exported to other countries. In this extended interview, we speak [...]

What Recent London Demos Say About The State Of The British Left

By Phil Hearse, -

Demonstrations on successive weekends in London last month shone a spotlight on major political rifts — in the major parties and in the political left. On October 13, an extreme right-wing [...]

Colombia Suggests Alliance With Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Overthrow Venezuela’s Maduro

By Adriaan Alsema, -

A top Colombian official told Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo that its government will support Brazilian’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro if he wants to overthrow the socialist [...]

Trump’s Rules Of Engagement For Troops At US-Mexico Border Mirror Those Used By The IDF In Gaza

By Whitney Webb, -

WASHINGTON  — Since President Donald Trump first directed the outrage of his supporters at a Central American migrant caravan making its way towards the United States a little over a week ago, [...]

Financial Press Cheers Election Of Fascist In Brazil

By Alan MacLeod, -

Brazil’s controversial elections pitted far-right Jair Bolsonaro against the center-left Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad. But it was clear which candidate international markets—and [...]

Fascism Is Real, But The “Resistance” Is Mostly Fake

By Glen Ford, -

With last weekend’s election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, white men’s parties now lead governments that preside over the two largest concentrations of Black people outside Africa. Both Bolsonaro [...]

Fascists Are Good For Stocks

By Doug Henwood, -

Investors are looking forward to the inauguration of the terrifying fascist Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil on January 1. And they look to dreading the inauguration of the moderate social [...]

It’s Time To Go On The Offensive Against Racism

By George Lakey, -

When I read this in the morning paper, my heart stopped: Just 40 minutes away from me, the white mother of black children in New Jersey was repeatedly harassed via Facebook by a stranger, who [...]