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Video: 7 dead, 30 injured, as gunmen attack American University in Kabul

Militants set off a car bomb and burst into the American University campus in Kabul, trapping hundreds of students and staff inside for several...

Americans want meme-god Gary Johnson in presidential debates – poll

Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson’s campaign slogan, “Google Gary Johnson,” seems to be working, because...

Ron Paul on Kerry In Kenya – Spreading ‘American Exceptionalism’

Secretary of State John Kerry was in Africa earlier this week. He visited Nigeria and promised more US military aid...

Clinton sees African-Americans only as votes, not as human beings: Trump

Hillary Clinton is a “bigot” who does not consider African-Americans human beings “worthy of a better future,” says Donald Trump. Read more
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Video: The History of Policing in America

Criminologist Bill Black says policing needs to positively involve the community without the inherently alienating 'broken windows' type of response Visit ... Via Youtube

'Save our water': Native Americans, celebrities protest Dakota pipeline

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation opposing the construction of a pipeline through their sacred...

The Foreign Invasion of American Politics

As one of my Twitter followers put it so succinctly: “Globalization: Where leaders from any country get to pick US ...
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Video: Trump and the Enablers of American Authoritarianism (2/2)

Scholar Henry Giroux in conversation with Paul Jay says 'lesser evilism' is the wrong way to frame the elections - it's about what's better...

Can Russia Survive American Aggression?

News services abroad ask me if President Erdogan of Turkey will, as a result of the coup attempt, realign Turkey with Russia. At this...

Can Russia Survive American Aggression?

News services abroad ask me if President Erdogan of Turkey will, as a result of the coup attempt, realign Turkey with Russia. At this...

Green Party nominee blasts America’s ‘politics of fear’

Jill Stein says Donlad Trump and Hillary Clinton are exploiting the fears of American voters. Read more

Foreign hyper-glide weapons ‘challenge’ to American Defense – media

The top brass of US Strategic Command acknowledges that hypersonic glide weapons developed by other countries...

Top US commander warns Damascus & Moscow against operations near American positions

Counter measures will be taken by US troops in case they “feel threatened” by Syrian or...

China’s Pivot to World Markets, Washington’s Pivot to World Wars, and the Debacle...

China and the United States are moving in polar opposite directions: Beijing is rapidly becoming the center of overseas investments in high tech industries,...

Boycott to Make America Great Again

by T. Francis Curran / August 20th, 2016 Eligibility is the beautiful magic that fuels the American electoral system. Delivered in a log cabin or...
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Video: Trump and the Fascistization of America (1/2)

Scholar Henry Giroux tells Paul Jay that Donald Trump is not an eccentric populist, but the representative of a neofascist politics that ignores evidence,...

Opioid abuse, America’s deadliest epidemic, loses funding to Zika fight

America’s opioid epidemic, in which overdoses on mostly prescription drugs claim more lives each year than...

NYT Touts Honduras as Ad for ‘American Power’–Leaving Out Support for Murderous Coup Regime

The web version of the New York Times piece (8/11/16) offering Honduras as an example that should bolster “faith in American power.” “How the Most...
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Video: Meet American Olympian Anthony Ervin: The Oldest-Ever Individual Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist

http://democracynow.org - While Michael Phelps dominated the Olympic headlines over the weekend by scoring a historic 23rd gold medal, another American ... Via Youtube

America’s Journalistic Hypocrites

Exclusive: The U.S. news media flip-flops on whether international law is inviolate or can be brushed aside at America’s whim – and...
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Video: African-American Women Make Olympic History by Winning Gold in Swimming, Gymnastics & Shot...

http://democracynow.org - The Olympics continue in Rio de Janeiro, where Stanford swimmer Simone Manuel has made history, becoming the first ... Via Youtube

America’s Aristocracy Facing Resistance from American Public Regarding Russia

Eric Zuesse, updated from strategic-culture.org The subterranean reality of U.S. foreign policy is that it serves the U.S. aristocracy, the owners of controlling blocs of...

Inciting Wars the American Way

The New York Times took notice recently of the role that so-called “think tanks” play in corrupting U.S. government policy....

Lakota Lead Native Americans, Ranchers and Farmers in Fight Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their allies protest construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Photo: Waniya Locke) Amidst the cries of "protect our...

Should Citizen Juries Choose America’s President, Congress, Governors and State Legislators?

Many people think choosing politicians by popular vote is an essential part of democracy. Nevertheless, there is another way to choose politicians that is...
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Video: “Olympic Pride, American Prejudice”: How 18 Black Olympians Defied Jim Crow & Hitler...

http://democracynow.org - In Brazil, the U.S. women's gymnastics team has pulled off a historic feat, winning the team gold medal by the widest margin...

The Fragility of American Democracy

A top neocon excuse for invading other countries is to spread American-style “democracy,” but – amid all that carnage –...

In vilifying Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, Americans are splashing murky waters

Feels good, doesn’t it, to slap water in the face of the rest of the world and go all jingoist? Lilly King...

The Criminality of American and British Illegal Immigrants in Syria

It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You just don’t invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests.—...

America’s Racial Wealth Divide Is Nothing Short of Shocking

Most media coverage of racial injustice has understandably focused on our country’s unfair policing and criminal justice system. But to fully understand the current...

Why America’s Judges Should be Chosen by Citizen Juries

Judges should not be chosen by popular vote, nor by politicians. Both approaches are undemocratic and deeply flawed, perhaps even absurd, despite the fact...

United Stoners of America: More than 33mn US citizens smoke pot

A very dank Gallup poll found that 13 percent of American adults currently smoke marijuana. That...

CNN Host Doesn’t Want Michael Phelps to Carry US Flag So ‘Diverse’ Muslim Can…America...

Before the 2016 Rio Olympics kicked off in Brazil, CNN host W. Kamau Bell made a request to world famous Olympian Michael Phelps.Bell, who...

Muslim American fencer to Donald Trump: ‘I don’t have another home’

Ibtihaj Muhammad, the fencer who happens to also be the first American Muslim woman to compete in the Olympics while wearing...

American Psychiatric Association urges members to stop calling Trump mentally ill

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has urged its members to stop associating Republican presidential nominee Donald...
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Video: ‘Treated like criminals’: Muslim American couple kicked off Delta flight

This week in America, two Muslim women, one of whom works as a journalist for Voice of America, were removed from an American Airlines...

‘Treated like criminals’: Muslim American couple kicked off Delta flight ‘based on appearance’

A Muslim American couple says they were kicked off Delta Airlines plane after an airline employee...

No One Will Ever Make America Great Again

Donald Trump Isn’t Your Daddy, And He Can’t Fix What’s Broken In America British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos frequently refers to Donald Trump...

To Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

Donald Trump wants to keep us out of the country altogether.  But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential...

2 in 3 young Americans say GOP and Dems don't represent them

Despite the millions of dollars spent on primaries, national conventions, and hours of television coverage, the...

American woman killed in London mass stabbing

A US citizen in her 60s was killed in Wednesday night’s knife attack in Russell...

Russell Square attack: American woman stabbed to death in London by Somalian knifeman

A Somali-Norwegian teenager went on a knife rampage through London's Russell Square, a hub for students and tourists, fatally stabbing an...

America’s Oligarchs Support Clinton Almost Unanimously

Eric Zuesse The results are already in, even before the official campaign-finance final figures will become available after the election. Though a large percentage of the...

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

Donald Trump wants to keep us out of the country altogether.  But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential nominee, does...

American Elections: Weapons of Mass Distraction

Now that the agitprop babble of the conventions is behind us, we might ask, what is all this showman/woman/ship all about? Does the election...
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Video: Courts Strike Down Voter Restriction Laws That Target African Americans with “Surgical Precision”

http://democracynow.org - Voting rights advocates have won a number of major victories that could reshape the November election. Over the past 10 days, ... Via...

Spinning the Legacies of America’s Presidents

So far there have been 44 U.S. presidents, each with their own legacy. Two of these presidents were in office for only a month,...

America’s Recent Achievements in the Middle East

America’s Recent Achievements in the Middle East Eric Zuesse Here are before-and-after pictures, at https://twitter.com/MAL0mt/status/701077438525263873/photo/1, of what the U.S. government has achieved, in the Middle East: What’s especially interesting...

Americans view opioids as biggest local drug problem – poll

A new poll shows 44 percent of US citizens believe that opioids such as heroin and...

Can #DNCLeak Spark Movement for Real Democracy in America?

The DNC emails released by WikiLeaks showed that the Democratic National Committee has been implementing a coordinated force to undermine Bernie Sanders’ campaign and...
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Video: ‘America is great because America is good’: Deep thoughts of Hillary Clinton

Deep thoughts of Hillary Clinton speaking at democratic national convention. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

My Fellow Americans: We Are Fools

There is something I am going to try and explain here after watching the Democratic National Convention this evening that will invite the scorn...

‘America is great because it’s good:’ Clinton mixes Sanders’ ideas with some sweet words

It was a speech full of Sanders-like Wall Street bashing and Trump ridicule. Something one would...

How America’s Press Are Covering the Trump Campaign

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org America’s press cover the Trump campaign with barely concealed hostility toward it, and with an obsessive emphasis upon the...

The Loneliness of the American Leftist

To be a leftist in modern America is to be acutely lonely. The far right has Fox; the center-right has MSNBC; the slightly-less-center-right has...

Over 55k Americans injured, killed by US police in just 1 yr – study

More than 55,000 Americans were either killed or injured by US police in just one year,...

American History in 30 Minutes

Someone recently posed these questions to me: “Jack, isn’t there some way you could say America is the greatest nation on earth? I mean,...
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Video: Keiser Report: Escaping America (E944)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ Max and Stacy talk first to Jeff Berwick of the Dollar Vigilante about Americans renouncing ... Via Youtube

Americans Choke on the Term “Welfare State”

The Nordic countries, such as Finland, may actually be more American than the United States. Americans tend to think that the Nordic countries’ generous social...

America Needs an Old-Fashioned Depression

Describing what he called the “crack-up boom”, Ludwig von Mises, the great Austrian economist, said: The boom cannot continue indefinitely. There are two alternatives. Either...

Pastor on Tamir Rice Shooting: Ohio Is an Open-Carry State Except if You're an...

The Republican National Convention is underway just a few miles from the park where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot dead by police...

UK’s post-Brexit future with America in old colonial stomping ground Asia, says academic

Britain must tie its fate more closely than ever to the US in the wake...

Fewer guns, no TPP, universal healthcare: RT readers on what will ‘make America great...

Each day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio had its own play on Donald...

American Samizdat — Publication Forbidden in U.S.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org PART ONE Here’s an example: Ron Unz has called this article that he published in his magazine, The American Conservative, in...
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Video: “We Have Crossed a New Threshold”: Iraqi American Decries Trump’s Open Islamophobia

http://democracynow.org - In Donald Trump's speech to accept the Republican presidential nomination, he continued to call for a ban on Muslim immigrants and ... Via...
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Video: How Can This Be Happening in America? International Journalists Reflect on Rise of...

http://democracynow.org - On Wednesday, Democracy Now!'s Deena Guzder and Hany Massoud spoke to members of the international press covering the ... Via Youtube

Trump’s Midnight in America

Ivanka Trump portrayed her father as a can-do executive with a big heart, but then Donald Trump opened his mouth,...

"Make America Straight Again"? Anti-LGBT Sentiment in the GOP Platform

As the new Republican platform has been described as "the most anti-LGBT platform in the party's 162-year history," we get reaction from Charles...

New Report Links African American and NZ Maori Achievements

Jul 22, 2016 By Tough Love | toughloveletters.wordpress.com A report released in New Zealand recently shows that Maori and African American children perform...
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Video: Make America Straight Again? A Debate on What Could Be the Most Anti-LGBT...

http://democracynow.org - As the new Republican platform has been described as "the most anti-LGBT platform in the party's 162-year history," we get reaction ... Via...
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Video: Pastor on Tamir Rice Shooting: Ohio is an Open-Carry State Except If You’re...

http://democracynow.org - The Republican National Convention is underway just a few miles from the park where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot dead by ... Via...

Loving America Means Finding Fault With It

I was sitting on a bus one summer, chatting with a man behind me who’d worked all over the world in the U.S. foreign...

The American Dream Moved to Canada

Does your family aspire to the American Dream of a decent paying job, a few weeks of paid vacation, a home of your own,...

The Corporate Liberal in America

Joseph Sohm | Shutterstock.com   “I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s greatest stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s...
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Video: Presidential Candidates Push American Supremacy, Not National Defense

Col. Andrew Bacevich says both parties are committed to maintaining U.S. global hegemony through military power. Via Youtube

A Preview of The Coming War Between America and China

John Pilger John Pilger is a world-renowned journalist, documentary filmmaker and author. He has twice won Britain’s highest award for journalism. His films have won...
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Video: Poll: Most Americans Believe the Economy is Rigged Against Them

Economist Gerald Epstein says U.S. workers are beginning to realize that their hardship is due to underlying workings of corporations, the banks, and neoliberal...