Scheer Intelligence: What Democrats Did To Welfare Haunts Them

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

A recent piece in the Washington Post titled “Welfare rolls decline during the pandemic despite economic upheaval” delves into one of the biggest domestic policy failures of Bill Clinton’s [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Prisons Enable America’s Obscene Wealth

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

The story of Marshall “Eddie” Conway, a military veteran and former Black Panther who was imprisoned for 43 years for a crime he didn’t commit, is one that gets to the heart of systemic racism in [...]

From Elder To Ancestor: Remembering Glen Ford

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Glen Ford, a brilliant and powerful force in the media throughout his life, died recently at the age of 71. In this century, Glen was the founder of the Black Commentator in 2002 and then Black [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Why The Israeli Spy Export Pegasus Is A Danger To Freedom

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

In recent days, Pegasus, the name of Israeli spyware implicated in everything from the murder of journalists to the surveillance of world leaders, has been splashed across headlines around the [...]

Arts And Activism In Pandemic Times; Eleanor Goldfield On Her New EP

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

This week, Clearing the FOG speaks with artist and activist Eleanor Goldfield about her new EP, "No Solo." This is her first solo production and it is her most personal and political piece. [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Public And Personal Urgency Of Assange’s Case

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

The saga of Julian Assange’s persecution has been defined by leading human rights organizations as one of the most significant threats to press freedom in our time. The WikiLeaks founder [...]

Scheer Intelligence: What Has Silicon Valley Done To Our Food?

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have started to become household names, producing meat substitutes that taste as close to meat as their scientists have been able to engineer. [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Second American Revolution

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Revolutions are traditionally marked by the year they began ― 1776, 1789, 1917, 1949 ― which elides the truth that it takes decades, sometimes centuries, for a radical break from the past to [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Has Silicon Valley Made It Impossible For Us To Listen?

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

At a time in which distractions seem to multiply by the second thanks to the omnipresence of screens and social media, and COVID-19 pandemic has isolated us further, we’re all having a hard time [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Governor Orders Independent Investigation Into Kevin Cooper Case

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Three hours and 42 minutes. That’s how close Kevin Cooper came in 2004 to being murdered by the state, strapped down to a gurney, and poisoned via lethal injection. He had been placed in what he [...]

Scheer Intelligence: CIA Mideast Expert’s View Of The Israeli-Palestinian Crisis

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

John Kiriakou’s story as an Arabic-speaking former CIA agent and CIA torture whistleblower has taken a number of turns throughout his life, including a prison sentence that sent a wrecking ball [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Ruling Class’ Revenge Against Julian Assange

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

The mistreatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over the past decade has been defined as “psychological torture” by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer. Yet, there is still no [...]

Scheer Intelligence: ‘When We Fight, We Win’

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

As the world  awaited the fate of  Derek Chauvin–the Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of killing George Floyd–Black Lives Matter co-founder Melina Abdullah joined Robert Scheer on [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Capitalism Killed The Rock-and-Roll Star

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Jonathan Taplin may not be a household name, but he has been behind the scenes of some of the most influential moments in 20th century American music. As the description of Taplin’s latest book [...]

Scheer Intelligence: “Moffie” Links White Supremacy And Homophobia As Macho Perversions

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

“Moffie,” a new South African movie billed as an apartheid-era “queer war film,” tells the story of  the closeted 16-year-old Nicholas (Kai Luke Brummer) and his conscription into South Africa’s [...]

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