Propaganda Intensifies Trade War With China

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

U.S. propaganda is always pointing to one person that solely cases everything and therefore deserves all the hate. It once was Saddam, Saddam , Saddam. Then Ghadaffi, Ghadaffi, Ghadaffi, Assad, [...]

A ‘Caravan’ Of Americans Is Crossing The Canadian Border To Get Affordable Medical Care

By Chantal Da Silva, Newsweek.com -

A "caravan" of Americans living with Type 1 diabetes made its way across the U.S. border into Canada over the weekend in search of affordable medical care in a country where they can get the [...]

How Accurate Are The US Jobs Numbers?

By Jack Rasmus, Counterpunch.org -

While the Current Establishment Survey (CES) Report (covering large businesses) shows 263,000 jobs created last month, the Current Population Survey (CPS) second Labor Dept. report (that covers [...]

US Workers Are Highly Taxed If You Count Premiums

By Matt Bruenig, Peoplespolicyproject.org -

Comparing labor tax rates across countries is a tricky endeavor. Some countries rely mostly on income and payroll taxes charged to workers, others on payroll taxes charged to employers, and still [...]

NGOs Blast US For Undermining Criminal Court

By Thalif Deen, Ipsnews.net -

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 8 2019 (IPS) - As it paves a destructive path against international institutions and multilateralism, the Trump administration is slowly but steadily undermining the United [...]

Time Is Running Out For Old And New NAFTA Deal

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Back in December 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump gave Congress a six-month ultimatum to approve the newly signed “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” (USMCA), yet as elections loom closer [...]

American Exceptionalism: The Naked Truth

By William Blum, Covertactionmagazine.com -

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, Tomdispatch.com -

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, Slate.com -

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, Ourfuture.org -

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, Thesaker.is -

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, Gizmodo.com.au -

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, Commondreams.org -

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. [...]