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, [...]

Another Method Of US Censorship: Media Minders

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

The United States government often criticizes other countries for controlling their media, but over the past thirty years, it is the US media that has become tightly controlled. We speak with [...]

What Does The New Finnish Government Say About The Country’s Commitment To Equality?

By Fanny Malinen, Equaltimes.org -

In December 2019, 34-year-old Sanna Marin from Finland’s Social Democratic Party became the world’s youngest head of state. Her centre-left government consists of five parties, all led by women, [...]

Government Spends Equivalent Of Entire US Student Debt To Rally Stock Market For 15 Minutes

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

The money spent was equal to the total amount of US student debt, more than twice as much as the Wall Street bailout of 2008 and nearly 30 times the net worth of former New York mayor Michael [...]

Settler Governments Are Breaking International Law, Not Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, Say 200 Lawyers, Legal Scholars

By Beverly Jacobs, Sylvia McAdam, Alex Neve and Harsha Walia, Thestar.com -

As lawyers and legal academics living and working on this part of Turtle Island now called Canada, we write to demand an end to the ongoing violations of Indigenous nations’ internationally [...]

Survivors From The MK Ultra Program Come Together To Sue The Federal Government

By Richard Enos, Collective-evolution.com -

According to this CTV News article, survivors and families of an MK Ultra brainwashing program run by Dr. Ewen Cameron at McGill University in Montreal in the 1950s and 1960s have banded together [...]

Global Poll Finds Majority Believe Capitalism More Harmful Than Good

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams. -

A global survey out Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum summit in Davos shows that over half of respondents believe capitalism in its current form does "more harm than good." "Welp, glad [...]

Governor Orders Mauna Kea Stand Down

By Aliyah Chavez, Newsmaven.io -

The Thirty Meter Telescope will not be built atop Mauna Kea at this time. Hawai'i Governor David Ige announced in an internal memo this morning that law enforcement personnel will be leaving the [...]