Shifting The Balance Of Forces Through Sanctions Against Trump And US Carbon Capital

By Patrick Bond, Climate Futures: Reimagining Global Climate Justice. -

Future climate scenarios are not only in the hands of state and corporate leaders; they depend upon the extent to which climate movement activists’ current political philosophies, analyses, [...]

Understanding Trump’s ‘Withdrawal’ From Syria And Advocating For Peace In The Middle East

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

President Trump recently announced he was withdrawing US troops from northeastern Syria where they had fought and imprisoned ISIS members with the Kurds. This move gave the green light for Turkey [...]

Understanding US Foreign Policy Is Essential For Progressive Struggle

By Harry Targ, Diary of a Heartland Radical. -

Just before the Korean War started in 1950, key foreign policy advisers to President Truman threw their support behind recommendations made in a classified document, National Security Council [...]

The Embargo Deepens As Adobe And Oracle Leave Venezuela

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

On October 7, users of Adobe software products in Venezuela began receiving messages saying that the company would no longer provide them with services, citing U.S. government sanctions [...]

Why Trump Is Facing Impeachment

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

Granted Trump may arguably be more corrupt than Biden. But that’s splitting hairs over which crook is more crooked. Bullying vassal states and “doing well by doing good” are indicators of finesse [...]

Red ‘Whistleblowing’ Herrings

By Ray McGovern. -

On CNLive yesterday evening (link below), Ray discussed the new “Ukraine-gate” whistleblower, who is reported to be a CIA officer who spent some time on detail to the White House. Ray begins with [...]

Ukraine-Trump-Biden Scandals Show Why Whistleblowers Are Vital To Democracy

By Trevor Timm, Medium.com. -

Donald Trump is now closer than ever to being impeached by the House. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has finally opened the door to bringing charges after Trump was caught pressuring a foreign country to [...]

Trump Ordered By Judge To Testify In NY Protest Case

By Tal Axelrod, The Hill. -

A New York judge Friday ordered President Trump to answer questions in a civil suit involving a 2015 incident between protesters and his security guards. State Supreme Court Justice Doris [...]

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 [...]