American Exceptionalism: The Naked Truth

By William Blum, -

We can all agree I think that US foreign policy must be changed and that to achieve that the mind – not to mention the heart and soul – of the American public must be changed. But what do you [...]

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Speaks To US Peace Delegation

Audio from Chris Weaver and transcript by Sean Reynolds and Yayoi Wakabayashi, Popular Resistance. -

Tehran, Iran -  A group of twenty eight US citizens traveled to Iran for a peace delegation from February 23 to March 3 to speak with Iranians and learn about the impacts of US sanctions and [...]

The End Of The American Republic

By Jacob Bacharach, Truthdig. -

Last week, after much back-and-forth about a second government shutdown, America’s mostly useless Congress managed to pass a funding bill, which the president reluctantly signed. Still at issue [...]

War With China? It’s Already Under Way

By Michael T. Klare, -

In his highly acclaimed 2017 book, Destined for War, Harvard professor Graham Allison assessed the likelihood that the United States and China would one day find themselves at war. Comparing the [...]

Coalition Of The Unwilling

By Fred Kaplan, -

There’s a saying among lawyers: Don’t take a case to the Supreme Court unless you’re sure you’ll win. Diplomats follow a similar rule: Don’t call a large international summit unless it promotes [...]

America Is Already Socialist, And That’s a Good Thing

By Miles Mogulescu, -

During Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, many of the old, white, Republican Senators and Representatives must have gotten more exercise than in weeks, jumping to their feet to applaud [...]

Placing The USA On A Collapse Continuum With Dmitry Orlov

By Staff, -

I have mentioned the very visible decline of the USA and its associated Empire in many of my articles already, so I won’t repeat it here other than to say that the “ability to exert influence and [...]

The US Government Has Amassed Terabytes Of Internal WikiLeaks Data

By Emma Best, -

Late last year, the US government accidentally revealed that a sealed complaint had been filed against Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Shortly before this was made public, the FBI [...]

United States Doesn’t Even Make Top 20 On Global Democracy Index

By Andrea Germanos, -

A new index released this week offers a sobering look at how democracy is faring in the United States. According to the 2018 edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index, the U.S. [...]

New Documents Reveal Covert UK Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In US Politics

By Mark Ames and Max Blumenthal, -

Grayzone Project — A bombshell domestic spy scandal has been unfolding in Britain after hacked internal communications exposed a covert UK state military-intelligence psychological warfare [...]

The Election Circus Begins

By Chris Hedges, -

It is January 2019. This signals the start of the 2020 election circus. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the first big-name Democrat on stage. But we will soon be deluged with candidates, bizarre antics [...]

Russia Debates Sending Second Military Group To Venezuela

By Staff, -

Just weeks after the first group reached the Bolivarian shores, Russia believes additional protection may be necessary. Russia may send a second military brigade to Venezuela, Russian Ambassador [...]

Bolton Threatens To Force Africa To Choose Between The US And China

By Glen Ford, -

Donald Trump last week trotted out his war dog, National Security Advisor John Bolton, to growl and snarl  over China’s attempts to “gain a competitive advantage” in Africa through “predatory” [...]

Intel: Why Israel Plans To Fill In US Void In Syria

By Staff, -

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared today that Israel would increase its efforts against Iran’s influence in Syria "in a very decisive way and with support and backup from the US.” The [...]

Canada Serves The US Empire…Again…And Again…

By Jim Miles, -

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is an agreement between Iran, the U.S., Russia, China, France, U.K., and Germany in order to limit what nuclear activities are available to Iran.  The plan [...]