Coup Master: Michael Kozak, New US Envoy For Latin America

By Telesur English. -

In par with its belligerent policy towards Latin America, United States President Donald Trump appointed Thursday Michael Kozak as Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere [...]

Baltimore Protesters Give President Trump A Hostile Reception

By Bill Hughes, Baltimore Post Examiner. -

Baltimore, MD - Although the temperature hovered around the ninety-degree mark in the late afternoon of Thursday, September 12, 2019, it was even hotter in the section of Baltimore known as [...]

Racism Is About Power, Not Unpleasant Sentiments

By Robert Urie, Counterpunch. -

In September of 2011, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis— a man who the best evidence suggested was innocent. On February 26, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was murdered by self-appointed [...]

ICAN Statement: The Collapse Of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

By the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Popular Resistance. -

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) deplores the irresponsible destruction of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty by the current leaders of the United [...]

Something Trump-Bashed Baltimore Would Like To Ditch: ‘Kushnerville’ Homes

By Mary Papenfuss, HuffPost. -

After a series of vicious attacks on their home by their own president, proud Baltimoreans are standing by their city. But there is something local they would likely be happy to ditch: decrepit [...]

We Must Stop Our Nation’s Push For Relentless War

By Oliver Stone and Dan Kovalik, Information Clearinghouse. -

Former president Jimmy Carter recently made a profound and damning statement — the United States is the “most warlike nation in the history of the world.” Carter contrasted the United States with [...]

Park Service Directed To Shift $2.5 Million In Fees To Help Pay For July 4 Parade

By Nick Visser, Huff Post. -

The National Park Service will divert about $2.5 million in fees gathered from park-goers to help pay for the hefty costs of President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration, The Washington [...]

Jingoistic Military Fetishization Is As American As Bald Eagle McNuggets

By Caitlin Johnstone, Medium.com. -

“Putin’s America,” tweeted Anand Giridharadas, a pundit who was genetically engineered in a Monsanto laboratory to appeal to NPR listeners on every possible level. Giridharadas used these [...]

More Than 200 Civil Rights Groups Ask Congress To Decriminalize Border Crossings

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Immigrant rights defenders signed on to a letter to Congressional leaders demanding the end of Clinton-era enforcement rules that criminalize crossing the border. The letter published below [...]

Iranians Are Not Our Enemies

By Patrick Hiller, Foreign Policy In Focus. -

“We were cocked & loaded to retaliate last night,” Donald Trump tweeted about Iran on June 21, showing us just how close we are to yet another war. In light of the shooting down of a U.S spy [...]

White House Pushes ‘Trump Pulled Back’ Story

By Moon of Alabama. -

Last night U.S President Trump allegedly pulled back from a military strike against Iran after it had already been ordered. That is the official story but there are doubts that it is true. The [...]

Retired Generals And Diplomats Warn Against War With Iran

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams. -

President Donald Trump often says he listens to military generals more than anyone else, and, as the White House prepares to send 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East, that claim is being tested by [...]

The People’s Memorial Day

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. War culture runs deep in the United States. You can see the glorification of war consistently once you are aware of it - it is expressed in entertainment, the [...]

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 [...]