Trump’s Taliban Talks Led By Neocon Operation Cyclone Agent & PNAC Member

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, the top American official in the negotiations, has been quietly overseeing the destruction of Afghanistan for most of [...]

Trump’s Border Wall Pulls Funding From Military Base Schools And Daycares

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles of Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall. This money was [...]

Tlingit Carvers Create ‘Shaming Totem’ Of Trump And Alaska Governor Dunleavy

By Frank Hopper, Newsmaven.io -

The pole supports the effort to recall Dunleavy, who would rather balance the state budget by cutting benefits to the poor than reduce a tax credit to big oil companies. Did the Tlingit “shaming” [...]

Trump, Greenland And Manifest Destiny

By Timothy Messer-Kruse, Counterpunch.org -

On August 18th, when President Trump first confirmed rumors that he was interested in buying Greenland, the American punditry chattered about it in every news outlet as an absurd joke. Trump [...]

With Trump’s Help, Israel Chooses Short-Term Land Grabs Over Long-Term Legitimacy

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

The case for Israel’s legitimacy and right to exist is one that is difficult to make. Israel is a state that was created for immigrant-settlers in a country that was fully inhabited and [...]

“Culture Of Violence?” You Betcha, Mr. Trump, But It’s Not The Video Games

By Mike Ferner, Counterpunch.org -

Give him credit for finally recognizing white supremacy and web sites that promote it as problems. But the other causes he mentioned – video games and mental illness – come straight out of [...]

Opposition To Trump’s Migration Deal Has Sparked A Growing Student Occupation In Guatemala

By Jeff Abbott, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Late in the afternoon on July 29, students from Guatemala’s only public university, the University of San Carlos, took control of the university’s museum in Guatemala City’s historic center. [...]

Iranian War Veteran Gives Advice To Trump

By Habib Ahmadzadeh, Codepink.org -

In a recent Tweet, you claimed that “Iranians never won a war, but never lost a negotiation.” As a world citizen and a veteran of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, I have firsthand experience with the [...]

How Trump’s Political Appointees Overruled Tougher Settlements With Big Banks

By Jesse Eisinger and Kevin Wack, Propublica.org -

Since Donald Trump’s election, federal white-collar enforcement has taken a big hit. Fines and settlements against corporations have plummeted. Prosecutions of individuals are falling to record [...]

Steelmaker That Praised Trump Tariffs Now Suing U.S. For Relief

By Joe Deaux, Bloomberg.com -

Less than a year after JSW Steel (USA) Inc. lauded U.S. metal tariffs for aiding the steel industry, the company is suing because it’s not exempted from the levies. The producer says the Commerce [...]

Dozens Arrested As Over 1,000 Jewish Activists And Allies Shut Down Entrances To ICE Headquarters Demanding Closure Of Trump Detention Camps

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"It's not just symbolic—we're actually shutting down ICE," said one organizer. Over a thousand progressive Jewish activists and allies on Tuesday shut down the entrances to ICE headquarters in [...]

Trump Murdered The Iran Deal—And Europe Isn’t Too Happy About It

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter -

Europe did not want Trump and the United States to walk out of the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). JCPOA was the deal negotiated with great effort by Iran and the P5+1 [...]

Trump’s Attack Against Immigrants Meets Resistance

By Alicia Jrapko and Bill Hackwell, Resumen-english.org -

Nearly 800 events took place this weekend across the United States organized by grassroots organizations including religious sectors, community groups, students, labor and many individuals who [...]

The Lie Of The Century

By Jafar M Ramini, Countercurrents.org -

Well it’s happened. It’s real. Mr Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and Senior Advisor of President Trump has delivered 136 pages of lies, suppositions and conjuring tricks to seduce or compel us [...]

Nationwide ‘Close The Camps’ Demonstrations Announced To Protest Horrific Conditions At Trump Detention Centers

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

As appalling details of the conditions at immigrant detention centers in the U.S. continue to pour in—with one doctor recently comparing them to "torture facilities"—a coalition of rights groups [...]