Nicaragua Attacked For Using Same US Policies Against Foreign Meddling

By John Perry, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched another attack on Nicaragua’s Sandinista government last month, accusing President Daniel Ortega of being a “dictator” who is “doubling down on [...]

Dangers Of Military Confrontation Around Taiwan And South China Sea

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Over the past two years, the United States has dramatically increased the number of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and destroyers sent into the South China Sea as a freedom of navigation show of [...]

On Contact: Yugoslavia/USA Déjà Vu

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses what happened three decades ago in Yugoslavia when the country broke into brutal warring factions, and the parallels in the US today, with Croatian [...]

Why America’s Economic War On China Is Failing

By Vijay Prashad and John Ross, Globetrotter. -

U.S. President Donald Trump—supported by most of the U.S. establishment—deepened the U.S. government’s assault on the Chinese economy. The “trade war” seemed to play well with Trump’s political [...]

Trump Administration Imposes Crushing New Sanctions On Iran

By Josh Marcus, Independent. -

The Trump administration on Thursday imposed a new, crushing round of sanctions that virtually blacklists Iran’s entire financial sector - raising concerns it will cut off the country’s ability [...]

The Belmarsh Tribunal

By Srećko Horvat, Open Democracy. -

On November 13, 1966 – at the height of the resistance war in Vietnam – Bertrand Russell and Jean-Paul Sartre convened a people's tribunal to hold the US government accountable for its escalating [...]

Two Years After Khashoggi’s Murder

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was brutally murdered on October 2, 2018 by agents of Saudi Arabia’s despotic government, and the CIA concluded they killed him on direct orders from [...]

Assange Faces ‘Torturous’ Months In Tiny Cell If Extradited

By Press Association. -

The 49-year-old is fighting extradition to the US on charges related to leaks of classified documents allegedly exposing war crimes. Assange’s defence have claimed he is a “high” suicide risk, [...]

Assange’s Removal From Embassy Was Directed By US President

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

Julian Assange's removal from the Ecuadorian Embassy was done so "on direct orders from the [US] president", according to information provided to American journalist Cassandra Fairbanks.  Ms [...]

US Poverty Measure Fails To Meet Government Standards

By Shawn Fremstad, Center for Economic and Policy Research. -

The Census Bureau’s statement that only 10.5 percent of Americans were poor in 2020 is an utterly unreliable and inaccurate claim that does not provide a sound efficient basis for decisions and [...]

Life In The US Has The Hallmarks Of A “Low-Grade War Zone”

By Patrick Farnsworth, Truthout. -

Countless red flags have sprung up in recent months indicating a creeping authoritarianism coming into full form. Vigilante forms of far right “justice” have become commonplace, as in [...]

Abraham Accords: A Fever Dream Of Dictators

By Karim Kattan, +972 Magazine. -

On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump, with much fanfare, hosted a ceremony for the signing of the so-called peace agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain. With smug [...]

Protests And Rockets As Gulf States Sign Deals With Israel

By Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada. -

At a White House ceremony on Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain officially established diplomatic relations with Israel. The signing of the US-brokered Abraham Accords formalizes [...]

Half Of The US Lacks Adequate Protections Against Evictions

By Sasha Abramsky, Truthout. -

In the aftermath of the 2008 housing market collapse, I spent many months reporting on the “collateral damage” caused by a systemic failure. I remember going into campgrounds in California’s [...]

US Tariffs On China Ruled To Be Illegal

By Jamey Keaten, Detroit News. -

Geneva — The World Trade Organization said Tuesday that Trump administration tariffs on Chinese goods totaling more than $200 billion are illegal under the rules of the global trade body. The [...]