Congress Is Deadlocked On COVID-19 Relief

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

The annu­al approval of the gar­gan­tu­an U.S. mil­i­tary bud­get is one of the most reli­able rit­u­als in Con­gress. It is so ordi­nary and over­whelm­ing­ly bipar­ti­san, it’s bare­ly [...]

New Bipartisan Bill Would Give President Power To Imprison In Military Detention

By Jon Schwarz, the Intercept -

This matters because the Corker-Kaine AUMF allows the president to decide that he has the power to use force against any “organization, person, or force” essentially at will, by designating them [...]

Apache Stronghold National Convoy To Washington

By Staff, -

By Apache Stronghold. The description below explains that the most recent version of the NDAA contained a rider that ceded Apache land in so-called Arizona, including the Sacred Site of Oak Flat, [...]

Cecily McMillan Verdict Proves Dissent Is Dangerous

By Anne Meador, -

The conviction of Occupy Wall Street protestor Cecily McMillan for assault on a police officer shows that the judiciary is corrupt and dissent will not be tolerated. We can no longer call [...]

The Post-Constitutional Era

By Chris Hedges, -

The U.S. Supreme Court decision to refuse to hear our case concerning Section 1021(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which permits the military to seize U.S. citizens and [...]

NH House Unanimously Approves Anti-NDAA Indefinite Detention Bill

By Staff, -

he New Hampshire house approved a bill which deems federal indefinite detention powers unconstitutional, and bans “any activity that aids” the federal government in carrying out such powers. The [...]

End The War Culture: The Menace Of The Military Mind

By Chris Hedges, , -

For the next 20 years I would go on from war zone to war zone as a foreign correspondent immersed in military culture. Repetitive rote learning and an insistence on blind obedience—similar to the [...]

Why US Cities Are Rejecting The NDAA

By Sean R., -

America is responding. Across the nation, we have begun to recognize the crisis and our duties in the face of it, and to organize ourselves to take back the American republic in line with our [...]

Massachusetts Activists Defeating NDAA

By Andrew Pontbriand, -

The State of Massachusetts is steamrolling through legislation that is blocking the Feds from using the NDAA at local levels. The organization known as P.A.N.D.A. is leading the way, not only in [...]

New York Capitol Unanimously Passes Anti-NDAA Resolution 11-0

By Staff, www.pandaunite.or -

This resolution was a collaborative effort between PANDA, the Patriot Coalition, Project SALAM, Jesse Calhoun, the Occupy Albany Civil Liberties Initiative, 518 Liberty Action Alliance, Campaign [...]

Government’s Definition Of ‘Terrorist’ Encompasses Practically Everybody

By Staff RT, -

According to the United States Department of  State, "no one definition of terrorism has gained universal acceptance" within the U.S. government. And what constitutes a terrorist is rather [...]