National Emergencies: Constitutional And Statutory Restrictions On Presidential Powers

By Cindy Cohn and Shahid Buttar, Electronic Frontier Foundation. -

When a president threatens to exercise the power to declare a national emergency, our system of checks and balances faces a crucial test. With President Trump threatening such a declaration in [...]

Trump’s Brilliant Strategy To Dismember U.S. Dollar Hegemony

By Michael Hudson, Counterpunch. -

The end of America’s unchallenged global economic dominance has arrived sooner than expected, thanks to the very same Neocons who gave the world the Iraq, Syria and the dirty wars in Latin [...]

40 Countries Tell US And Russia To Preserve Nuclear Treaty

By Basel Peace Office. -

Switzerland - Mayors, parliamentarians, policy experts and civil society representatives from forty countries – mostly Europe and North America – yesterday sent an open letter, the Basel Appeal [...]

Upcoming Opportunities For The Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

There will be important opportunities in the next few years to advance the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice as well as peace. This article will focus on three [...]

This Is How We Build And Fight

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

As 2018 comes to a close, we bring back this interview with Kali Akuno from January, 2017, just prior to President Trump's inauguration. Akuno has been an organizer in the South for decades and [...]

We Can End The US War On Syria

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The US war against Syria was one that people almost stopped. President Obama was unable to get Congress to authorize the war in 2013, but the Pentagon and foreign policy establishment, who have [...]

And So This Is Christmas

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

There is the possibility of something being done for peace. President Donald Trump claims he will remove all U.S. troops from Syria. There is very little correlation between what he says and what [...]

Stop NAFTA 2 – No More Rigged Corporate Trade

By Trade for People and Planet. -

Trump’s renegotiated NAFTA, the USMCA, maintains the same failed model as NAFTA and the TPP that favors big corporations at the expense of working people and the environment. This agreement [...]

We Can Stop Rigged Corporate Trade, If We Act Now

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

On November 30, leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada signed the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the G20 in Argentina. The new NAFTA is an updated version of [...]

Our Man In Riyadh

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Tom Dispatch. -

What does President Trump’s recent nomination of retired Army General John Abizaid to become the next U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia signify? Next to nothing -- and arguably quite a [...]

Unable To Bury Climate Report, Trump And Deniers Launch Assault Science

By Marianne Lavelle, Inside Climate News -

President Donald Trump's administration and its allies in the climate denial community have mounted a campaign to try to discredit the Fourth National Climate Assessment, an effort that has [...]

United In Exile

By Karen Garcia, Sardonicky. -

With about eight dynasties now possessing as much money as half the entire world's population combined, it is impossible to ignore the fact that extreme wealth inequality is antithetical to the [...]

Understanding U.S. Fascism: Past And Present

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

People often think that fascism began with Hitler and Mussolini, but fascism actually has its roots in the United States and was exported to other countries. In this extended interview, we speak [...]

Nov. 30-Dec. 1 No NAFTA2 Days Of Action

By Popular Resistance. -

On November 30, the leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada plan to sign the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now called the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), [...]

In These Times, Popular Resistance Is Essential

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

These are times of great challenges and opportunities for those who believe in economic, racial and environmental justice as well as peace. The next decade has the potential for achieving [...]