Chris Hedges On The Roots Of Rage In Tinderbox America

By Russell Mokhiber, Morgan County USA. -

Former New York Times reporter Chris Hedges went on the Jimmy Dore Show this week to discuss the roots of rage in Tinderbox America. “The reaction by CNN and the mainstream media was quite [...]

The US Economy Could Use Some ‘Overheating’

By Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute. -

Recent proposals for large-scale fiscal relief and recovery from the economic effects of COVID-19 have drawn criticism that they could lead to “overheating” of the U.S. economy. These criticisms [...]

$2,000 Checks Now And Make Them Monthly

By Sean Kline and Jim Pugh, In These Times. -

“It’s not hyperbole, you can change America,” President-elect Joe Biden told Georgia voters ahead of the January 5 runoff Senate elections. And they have. Not only did Reverend Raphael Warnock [...]

Will Biden Become The Climate President?

By Mark Dunlea, GELFNY.org. -

A number of large coalitions (e.g., ClimatePresident.org) have outlined a comprehensive list of Executive Actions the President can take without the need for Congressional approval. It includes [...]

Against A Domestic Terrorism Law

By Alex Pareene, The New Republic. -

On Monday, Opposite Office, an “activistic architecture studio” based in Munich, released design materials for what it called “Capitol Castle,” a plan that would encircle the entire U.S. Capitol [...]

National Day Of Action For Eviction Moratorium

By Shira Laucharoen, Dig Boston. -

Boston, MA - As part of the National Day of Action to Prevent Evictions, City Life/Vida Urbana organized a rally called “Housing Is The Cure!” on January 13. Protesters gathered outside of [...]

600 Groups Urge Biden To Impose National Moratorium On Water Shut-offs

By Joseph Guzman, The Hill. -

Above photo: Detroit activists march for restoring local democracy and economic justice, and an end to the water shut-offs, July 18, 2014. Victoria Collier. Too many people are struggling to pay [...]

Will US Farmers Follow India’s Lead?

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

Thousands of farmers in India are braving cold winter temperatures in the outskirts of New Delhi, their tractors and tents blocking traffic along three main roads leading to the capital city, in [...]

Will They Ever Be Over?

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

“This is a different kind of war, which we will wage aggressively and methodically to disrupt and destroy terrorist activity,” President George W. Bush announced a little more than two weeks [...]

Biden Appoints Chief Ukraine Coup-Plotter Victoria Nuland

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Describing it as “one of the darkest days in American history,” President-elect Joe Biden denounced Wednesday’s spectacular assault on the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. as a coup attempt [...]

Assange’s Case Poses A Challenge To Biden’s DOJ If It Appeals Court’s Decision

By Ekaterina Blinova, Sputnik News. -

On 4 January, UK District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not be extradited to the US, where he is indicted by the US on 18 federal charges carrying a [...]

People In Debt Have Formed A Union To Fight Back

By Eve Ottenberg, Truthout. -

In November, Pennsylvania permitted the resumption of utility shutoffs during the pandemic. In advance, the local Debt Collective, which helps people dispute their debts and fight back against [...]

The Best Way To Fight Neofascist Republicans Is To Fight Neoliberal Democrats

By Norman Solomon, Reader Supported News. -

The threat of fascism will hardly disappear when Donald Trump moves out of the White House in two weeks. On Capitol Hill, the Republicans who’ve made clear their utter contempt for democracy will [...]

Assange’s Extradition Case Is Our Struggle For Popular Power

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Monday, January 4, 2021, will be a seminal day for press freedom and our right to know what our governments and corporations are doing around the world. Judge Vanessa Baraitser will announce her [...]

Biden Predicts Surge In Deaths

By Barry Grey, WSWS. -

On Tuesday, Democratic President-elect Joe Biden gave what was billed as a “major speech” on the coronavirus pandemic. He spoke following a meeting with his coronavirus advisory panel. In [...]