Worst Possible Pick For U.S. Ambassador To South Korea

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

In Joseph Hickman’s book Murder at Camp Delta, he describes a hideous death camp in which guards were trained to view the prisoners as sub-human and much greater care was taken to protect the [...]

Seven Surprising Tax Facts For 2018

By Staff, Nationalpriorities.org -

In 2017, individuals and corporations were still paying taxes under the old system. The Trump tax plan that Congress passed in December 2017 hadn’t yet taken effect. In 2018, the rules have [...]

America Once Fought A War Against Poverty – Now It Wages A War On The Poor

By William Barber and Liz Theoharis, Theguardian.com -

In 2013, Callie Greer’s daughter Venus died in her arms after a battle with breast cancer. If caught early, the five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer is close to 100%. [...]

These Maps Show All The Cities And States Now Defending Net Neutrality

By Kevin Litman-Navarro, Inverse.com -

As seen in the map above, 28 different states have proposed legislation to adopt net neutrality regulations. Only one state — Washington — has already passed a law in the state legislature [...]

High-Profile Activists Slam U.S., Canadian Sanctions On Venezuela

By Staff, Reuters.com -

CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. philosopher Noam Chomsky and Hollywood star Danny Glover joined other activists on Friday in condemning U.S. and Canadian sanctions on Venezuela’s socialist government, [...]

Despite Record US Oil Production, Peak Oil Still The Reality

By Richard Heinberg, Resilience.org -

My message: as went the U.S., so would go the world at some point in the fairly near future. Peak oil—the inevitable moment when global oil supplies started drying up—would be a watershed for [...]

Why Are Mass Killings So Common In The US?

By Eric London, Wsws.org -

On February 14, an American horror story played out in southeastern Florida when 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17 people, including 14 students. In [...]

The Occupied Territory Of The United States Of America

By Rivera Sun, Riverasun.com -

It happened so subtly, we missed the corporate coup. Like shadows, corporations surrounded our country and slowly strangled it. They crept into Congress, the White House, the Supreme Court, the [...]

The Bankruptcy Of The American Left

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There will be no economic or political justice for the poor, people of color, women or workers within the framework of global, corporate capitalism. Corporate capitalism, which uses identity [...]

Responsibility To Protect The World …From United States

By Ajamu Baraka, Counterpunch.org -

One of the most ingenious propaganda weapons ever developed is that the powerful nations of the West—led by the United States—have a moral responsibility to use military force to protect the [...]

Child Mortality Rate 70% Higher In U.S. Than In Other Rich Nations

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

American kids are 70 percent more likely to die during childhood compared with children in other wealthy, democratic nations, according to a peer-reviewed study published Monday by Health [...]

US Has Deadly Accidents And Crumbling Infrastructure

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout.org -

Japan's high-speed bullet train system carries 1 million riders every day and has a remarkable safety record, at least compared to passenger trains in the United States. Passengers have taken [...]

End Of US Empire May Be Our Best Hope For US Democracy

By Jacob Bacharach, AlterNet.org -

When the United States vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution asking nations not to build any more diplomatic missions in Jerusalem only to be drubbed 128-9 in the General Assembly, [...]

Will USian PseudoLeft Evolve True Revolutionary Consciousness?

By Loren Bliss, Dispatchesfromdystopia.net -

Exemplifying how Capitalism's momentum invariably thrusts it toward fascism, Mainstream Media was headed in that direction even under the independent ownership that characterized most USian [...]

What Do You Call A World That Can’t Learn From Itself?

By Umair Haque, eand.co -

Whenever I go back and forth between Europe and the States, a curious set of facts strikes me. In London, Paris, Berlin, I hop on the train, head to the cafe — it’s the afternoon, and nobody’s [...]