Protests Mark A Year Since Lebanon’s Mass Uprising

By Kareem Chehayeb, Middle East Monitor. -

Beirut - Over a thousand protesters on Saturday marched across Beirut to mark one year since Lebanon’s mass uprising against its ruling political parties swept across the [...]

Flint Water Crisis Continues Despite Settlement

By Kim Brown, The Real News. -

In 2014, the water source of the city of Flint, Michigan, was switched from Lake Huron to the untreated and polluted Flint River, tainting the city’s water supply and setting off a chain of [...]

Lebanese Demand Change After Government Quits

By Al Jazeera. -

A protest with the slogan "Bury the authorities first" was planned near the port, where highly explosive material stored for years exploded on August 4, killing at least 163 people, injuring [...]

Lebanon Cabinet Resigns

By Middle East Monitor. -

Prime Minister Hassan Diab addressed the nation to formally announce the government’s resignation Lebanon cabinet has resigned, AP reported the health minister saying today, amid mounting [...]

Lebanese Protesters Occupy Government Buildings As Army Uses Live Ammunition

By Menas Solidarity Network. -

Massive demonstrations rippled through Beirut on 8 August as protesters took to the streets calling for revenge on the politicians who bear collective responsibility for the huge explosion at the [...]

‘Execute Them’: Lebanon Protesters Demand Revenge After Blast

By Agence France Presse. -

Mock gallows nooses tied to brooms: Lebanese protesters on Saturday clamored for bloody revenge against a leadership they blame for the massive blast that engulfed their capital. "There is [...]

Beirut: Explosion Was ‘An Accident Caused By Negligent Governments’

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen English. -

After the first news and the stupor generated by the violent explosions in the port of Lebanon, all kinds of rumors and false news began to circulate, trying to further poison the atmosphere of [...]

Why Just Statues? Why Not Topple the US Constitution As Well?

By Dan Lazare, Strategic Culture. -

There’s no point toppling slaveholders without toppling what slaveholders wrought, up to and including their greatest achievement of all – the U.S. Constitution. This is the document that not [...]

US Drone Assassinations Continue Despite German Effort To Restrict Them

By Patrick Maynard, Truthout. -

A year after a German court issued a ruling that would have dramatically restricted U.S. drone operations in accordance with international law, no substantive changes have taken place, as the [...]

EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ Rule Meets With An Outpouring Of Protest

By Marianne Lavelle, Inside Climate News. -

As the deadline approached for public comment on a controversial "transparency" rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, 39 top scientific organizations and academic institutions [...]

US Banks Make A Quick $10 Billion Processing Government Loans

By Julian Kossoff, Business Insider. -

Banks have earned a quick $10 billion processing US government loans to small businesses affected by the coronavirus crisis, according to a new report. The $350 billion rescue program aims to [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Governments Are Using Coronavirus To Usher In A New Era Of Mass Surveillance

By Robert Scheer, KCRW.com. -

On this week’s installment of “Scheer Intelligence,” host Robert Scheer speaks with the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Adam Schwartz. The civil rights lawyer, who spent two decades at the ACLU, [...]

Lebanese Protesters Return To Streets

By Press TV. -

The car convoys formed across the capital, the northwestern city of Tripoli, and the southwestern city of Sidon on Tuesday. In Beirut, cars thronged around the UNESCO Palace, which was chosen [...]

Will US’s Corruption End On A Ventilator Or In A Mushroom Cloud?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Nation of Change. -

Little by little, Americans are understanding just how badly our government has let us down by its belated and disastrous response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how thousands more people are [...]

South Africa: Lives Over Profits! Bread Not Bullets!

By The C19 People's Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

The C19 People’s Coalition was born a month ago and includes 250 organisations from across civil society in all provinces, including community-based organisations, social movements, [...]