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David Swanson, USA 01/24/2018 0

Removing Trump Will Require New Activists; The Old Ones Won’t Do It

How did a crime become a policy?
Jake Johnson, USA 12/17/2017 0

Leaked Documents Expose How Corporations Use Spies to Subvert People’s Movements Worldwide

Given what "these companies have gotten away with," concluded Naomi Klein, it is "no wonder they fear our power."
Robert Parry, USA 12/04/2017 0

The Scalp-Taking of Gen. Flynn

The Russia-gate prosecutors have taken the scalp of ex- National Security Adviser (and retired Lt. Gen.) Flynn for lying to the FBI. But this case shows how dangerously far afield this “scandal” has gone
Jake Johnson, USA 11/30/2017 0

‘Absolutely Shocking’: Federal Prosecutors Use Project Veritas Video in Case Against J20 Protesters

One activist said it is "appalling" that the government is relying so heavily on far-right and "widely discredited" sources
Richard Eskow, USA 11/28/2017 0

Orrin Hatch’s “Bullcrap” on Taxes Is Exactly That

Hatch is apparently willing to ruin the futures of countless younger versions of himself.
Marjorie Cohn, USA 11/25/2017 0

Military, CIA Leaders May Be Investigated for War Crimes

On Nov. 3, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) informed the court’s Pre-Trial Chamber
Phil Rockstroh, USA 11/23/2017 0

Late-Stage Capitalism: Denying the Imperium of Death

The tens of thousands of American deaths from drug overdoses are a measure of the hopeless desperation left behind by the soul-starving socio-economic system of late-stage capitalism.
Whitney Webb, USA 11/19/2017 0

Bezos Cashes in on Lobbying Washington With Amazon’s $53 Billion Deal to Supply Pentagon

As Amazon continues to entrench itself as the nation’s commissary, huge government supply deals like the $53 billion Pentagon-Amazon procurement deal Congress is set to authorize leave little room for competitors and raise the specter of government-coddled monopoly.
Guy T. Saperstein, USA 11/18/2017 0

The Enormous Cost of More Nuclear Weapons: What Is the Gain?

Is funding the expansion of our nuclear arsenal in the country's best interest or is it just Trump's latest boastful display of American power?
Adam Garrie, USA 11/18/2017 0

Congress Urged To Force China’s Xinhua to Register as a Foreign Agent

The US is no longer a safe space for free speech. Free speech in the USA has been reduced to the freedom to agree with pre-approved narratives and agendas.