Trump’s Own Military Mafia

By Danny Sjursen, Tom Dispatch. -

Every West Point class votes on an official motto. Most are then inscribed on their class rings. Hence, the pejorative West Point label "ring knocker." (As legend has it, at military meetings a [...]

The US Should Fight COVID-19, Not Venezuela

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

It seemed as though Venezuela was finally moving forward towards a negotiated solution to its political crisis, yet the naval deployment may sabotage the dialogue, as it was partially designed to [...]

Activists Place Symbolic Body Bags At Entrance To Trump Golf Course

By Refuse Fascism. -

Pine Hill, NJ - “The Trump/Pence response to the COVID-19 pandemic – the actions, lies and inaction – is killing people and threatening humanity,” said Samantha Goldman, Refuse Fascism after [...]

On Contact: Death Of The US Constitution

By Chris Hedges, On Contact, RTAmerica. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to constitutional scholar Bruce Fein about the death of our US Constitution. Ralph Nader, with constitutional scholars Louis Fisher and Bruce Fein, wrote [...]

US Is Losing World Superpower Status Over Failures On COVID-19

By Patrick Cockburn, The Independent. -

The US may be reaching its “Chernobyl moment” as it fails to lead in combating the coronavirus epidemic. As with the nuclear accident in the Soviet Union in 1986, a cataclysm is exposing systemic [...]

US Foreign Policy Is Becoming Unhinged

By Moon of Alabama, Information Clearinghouse. -

The Trump administration is reacting to the pandemic stress by lashing out at perceived internal and external enemies. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leading the external onslaught. UN [...]

The Wall Street Journal’s Pitch For Mass Murder

By J. E. Karla, HamptonThink.org. -

Not even two weeks into an extraordinary response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the upper echelons of capital are wondering whether saving millions of lives is really worth the damage being [...]

Trump Faces Backlash Over Idea To Militarize The Canadian Border

By Rachel Gilmore, CTVNews.CA. -

Ottawa -- After U.S. President Donald Trump's team floated the idea of placing troops on the Canada-U.S. border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is in the U.S. and Canada's interests to [...]

Top U.S. General Resists Trump Administration’s Efforts To Provoke War With Iran

By James North, Mondoweiss. -

A brave U.S. army lieutenant general may be risking his career to resist Trump administration efforts to provoke war with Iran. Robert P. White, who commands American forces in Iraq, last week [...]

Trump Illegally Opened Western Colorado Forests To Coal Mining

By Wild Earth Guardians. -

Denver— A federal appeals court today ruled that the U.S. Forest Service illegally approved a loophole allowing the coal industry to despoil unroaded National Forest lands in western Colorado. [...]

The Bipartisan Causes Of The US Immigration Crisis

By Brian Concannon, Economy for All, a project of the Independent Media Institute as the source. -

The Democratic candidates missed the opportunity last week in Nevada — a state with a 30 percent Latino population — to address the root causes of our immigration crisis. They predictably [...]

NATO Go Home

By Thierry Meyssan, Voltaire.net. -

Since 2001 - and this is one of the main reasons for the 9/11 attacks - the United States has secretly adopted the strategy outlined by Donald Rumsfeld and Admiral Arthur Cebrowski. This strategy [...]

Border Wall Is An Ecologist’s Nightmare

By Kelsey Yule, Otherwords.org. -

I have spent the past seven years studying the rich biological communities of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. Few places there are more captivating than the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. The [...]

Democrats Team Up With Trump To Maintain Disastrous Healthcare System

By Mike Pappas, Left Voice. -

On Tuesday, February 4, Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union (SOTU) address. As expected, it was filled with contradictions, falsehoods, and distortions. Among other things, Trump [...]

U.S. Marches Toward Police State Amid Cheers!

By Malu-Aina. -

Impeached U.S. President, Donald J. Trump, gave his 1 hour and 18 minute “State of the Union” speech on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. And they cheered and they cheered! They cheered – Republicans and [...]