Chris Hedges: The Empire Is Not Done With Julian Assange

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

Shortly after WikiLeaks released the Iraq War Logs in October 2010, which documented numerous US war crimes — including video images of the gunning down of two Reuters journalists and 10 other [...]

Father Takes Assange’s Fight To New York

By AAP Newswire, Shepparton News. -

The father of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has turned his focus from the UK to the US where he hopes a change of president could advantage his son. Assange is being held at London's [...]

The Violent Story Of American Whiteness

By Kim Kelly, In These Times. -

The United States of America is a white suprema­cist nation. It always has been. Its white founders, ven­er­at­ed and lion­ized though they are in text­books and on cour­t­house lawns, [...]

US Role In Assassination Of Iranian Scientist

By Sara Flounders, Workers.org. -

The targeted assassination of top Iranian physicist and nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Nov. 27, and Donald Trump’s immediate approving Tweet, confirm the determination of U.S. and [...]

Venezuela Calls On UNSC To Reject Unilateral Sanctions

By Telesur English. -

"All countries suffering from this type of aggression inflicted by economic means must cooperate to put an end to the suffering of our peoples," Ambassador Moncada stressed. Speaking at the [...]

On Contact: Fascism – America’s DNA

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Gabriel Rockhill about the undercurrents of fascism in America’s DNA, and the US role in internationalizing fascism after World War II through [...]

Surprise! The US Is Getting Another Psycho Secretary Of State

Did you know the US Department of Defense used to be called the Department of War? It would be a much more honest label today for a military which virtually never operates in any way that could [...]

Shocking New Figures Show How Much US Is Fueling Violence In Yemen

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Despite presenting itself as a force for good and peace in the Middle East, the United States sells at least five times as much weaponry to Saudi Arabia than aid it donates to Yemen. The State [...]

The Long Shadow Of Racial Fascism

By Alberto Toscano, Black Agenda Report. -

In the wake of the 2016 election, public intellectuals latched onto the new administration’s organic and ideological links with the alt- and far right. But a mass civic insurgency against racial [...]

The US Inability To Count Votes Is A National Disgrace

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

The richest and most powerful country on earth — whether due to ineptitude, choice or some combination of both — has no ability to perform the simple task of counting votes in a minimally [...]

We Need To Build A Movement That Heals Our Nation’s Traumas

By Kazu Haga, Waging Nonviolence. -

As we head into what may be the most chaotic election in our lifetime, many people on all sides of the political aisle are reeling from anxiety and responding from a place of panic. With many of [...]

US, Turkey And Israel Fuel Forgotten War Between Armenia And Azerbaijan

By Danny Sjursen, The Real News. -

Since Sept. 27, fighting in the disputed south Caucasus Mountain region of Nagorno-Karabakh has killed over 1,000 people, both civilians and combatants, while uprooting the lives [...]

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 [...]