Thursday, December 8, 2016
Search

America - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

John Glenn, first American in orbit, dies at 95

Former NASA astronaut and Democratic US Senator from Ohio , John Glenn, has passed away at...

On Being Caught Speeding in Rural America

Photo by Scott Davidson | CC BY 2.0   I teach at a university in North Carolina, and in 2001 I left my car at the...

America the Warmonger: Reckless and Crazed Neo-conservative Regimes

(RINF) - Years ago when I was staff associate, House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, a tutorial was provided on the destructive power of the Soviet...

‘Castro Was a Living Reminder of the Limits of American Power’ – CounterSpin interview...

Janine Jackson interviewed Louis Pérez about the death of Fidel Castro for the December 2, 2016, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited...
video

Video: Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave 20 Million Americans Without Insurance

Rank-and-file nurses and healthcare advocates will resist attempts by the Trump administration to repeal the Affordable Care Act - unless it's replaced with ... Via...
video

Video: Merkel always believed her function is to recognize American hegemony – German MP...

With Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential race putting the prospects for transatlantic cooperation in jeopardy, EU leaders are now bracing for change. Via...

Getting Away with Murder: America’s War Criminals and Their Accessories

Kill one person and it’s called murder.Kill tens of thousands and it’s called foreign policy. — Ross Laffan, Vermont Progressive Party. October 30, 2007 War is...

Angela Merkel as bad for Europe as Clinton & Obama are for America

Anyone who says she admires Hillary Clinton, as Angela Merkel has said, plainly invites revulsion if not contempt. The lack of judgment broadcast by...

Russia No. 1 ‘existential threat’ to America: US Air Force

US Air Force Secretary Deborah James and other American military officials are increasingly voicing concerns about the threat coming from Russia. Read more

Race and Class in Trump’s America

Americans don’t do political introspection well for a reason. The ‘founding’ myth poses an improbable starting point before which history was erased and after...

North Dakota fracking co slapped with $2.1mn fine over pollution of Native American reservation

A North Dakota oil drilling company has agreed to pay a $2.1 million fine imposed by...
video

Video: Watch Bernie Sanders’ Full Speech in Philadelphia: The Future of American Democracy is...

http://democracynow.org - Prior to his interview with Amy Goodman on Monday, Sen. Bernie Sanders gave a speech at the Free Library of Philadelphia talking...

Standing Rock: Determining President Obama’s Legacy to All Americans

Photo by Marc Nozell | CC BY 2.0 President Obama’s election was not only the remarkable once-in-a-lifetime event that many of us who remember the...
video

Video: Cybersecurity Expert Bruce Schneier: American Elections Will Be Hacked

http://democracynow.org - "American Elections Will Be Hacked.'" That's the title of a recent article in The New York Times by our next guest, the...
video

Video: Historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Thanksgiving: “It Has Never Been About Honoring Native Americans”

http://democracynow.org - As much of the United States prepares to mark Thanksgiving this weekend, many Native Americans will gather in Plymouth to ... Via Youtube

My Japanese American Grandparents Were Interned During WWII; Here's Why It Could Happen Again

After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in December of 1942, President Roosevelt, an alleged "progressive" Democrat, issued Executive Order 9066, which forcibly removed around...

What Trump Means for American Jews

American Jews historically fought for civil rights for all but veered away when Israel began seizing Palestinian land. Now, the Trump presidency presents a...

To Really Make America Great Again

Former Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher recently gave a speech identifying the Federal Reserve’s easy money/low interest rate policies as a source...
video

Video: How Fidel Castro Showed Latin America There was a Way to Resist U.S....

http://democracynow.org - As we revisit the life and legacy of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, we examine how Cuba's revolutionary ideals spread ... Via Youtube

Conference Video: The American Conservative ‘Foreign Policy in America’s Interest’

From the TAC website: On November 15, 2016, The American Conservative gathered leading scholars, journalists, and policy experts to discuss the...

Farage will ask American people to forgive Brits for criticizing Trump

On his visit to the US this week, former UKIP leader Nigel Farage plans to...

German Economist & Politician: “Stop Copying America’s Decline! Leave NATO!”

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Sahra Wagenknecht, Vice President of the German parliament’s Leftist Party, said in Parliament on Wednesday November 23rd, that Germany’s...

'Trump will cleanse America': California mosques sent letters threatening genocide against Muslims

Three mosques in California were sent anonymous hate-mail warning them that Donald Trump would “cleanse” Muslims...
video

Video: From EU to America, activists take to the streets to denounce violence against...

Hundreds of protesters all over the world denounce violence against women COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Cuban-Americans pour onto the streets of Little Havana in Florida after hearing of...

Cuban-Americans in Florida have been gathering in the streets to celebrate the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, under whose rule many ... Via...
video

Video: A Wake Up Call For People in America

Real News panelists offer their final thoughts on what will come next after election night Visit http://therealnews.com for more videos. Via Youtube

Ensuring the Right to Reproductive Health: The American Public Health Association Takes a Stand...

It is imperative that we approach women's health and human rights with the understanding that access will continue to be key. (Photo: dogra /...

Cuban-Americans pour onto Florida streets to celebrate Castro’s death (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Cuban-Americans in Florida have been gathering in the streets to celebrate the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, under whose rule many thousands...

Still Not Thanking Native Americans

Returned to its historical roots, Thanksgiving would be a day to express thanks to Native Americans whose generosity saved the Pilgrims, but that never...

Historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Thanksgiving: "It Has Never Been About Honoring Native Americans"

As much of the United States prepares to mark Thanksgiving this weekend, many Native Americans will gather in Plymouth to commemorate the 47th National...

Once Upon a Time in America

Artwork from book cover | America at War with Itself Moscow. Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election in the US, unexpected by the majority of...

Disrespecting the American Imperial Presidency

When the dust settled on the Nov. 8 election, we learned that a completely unpredictable, egomaniacal, narcissistic buffoon would inherit the White House and...

New Rutgers Report Reveals University's Ties to Slavery and Displacement of Native Americans

A sweeping new report reveals ties to slavery and the displacement of the Native Americans at one of the country's top colleges. The findings...
video

Video: Sweeping New Rutgers Report Reveals University’s Ties to Slavery & Displacement of Native...

http://democracynow.org - A sweeping new report reveals ties to slavery and the displacement of the Native Americans at one of the country's top colleges. Via...

This Native American Tribe Wants to Block Trump's Wall

Tribal leaders of the Tohono O'Odham Nation warn that they would refuse to allow a border wall to cut through their land. (Photo: Bill...

Disrespecting the American Imperial Presidency

When the dust settled on the November 8 election, we learned that a completely unpredictable, egomaniacal, narcissistic buffoon would inherit the White House and...

‘America first’: Trump outlines presidential agenda (VIDEO)

A video of President-elect Donald Trump laying out “a list of executive actions we can take on day one” covers international trade, domestic energy...

Fear & pride: Post-election poll shows divided America

Donald Trump’s stunning electoral victory has left Americans divided: while his fans are proud and hopeful,...

Obama may speak out if Trump threatens America’s ‘values or ideals’ while in office

President Barack Obama said he won’t hold back from criticizing Donald Trump if the soon-to-be-president does...

A Letter From France to Our American Cousins: Trump was Elected, Enough With the...

And so, the Joker has taken the White House. And no one saw it coming in the script. He didn’t need a truck full...

America’s Post-Trump Widening Divide

An ugly side of Donald Trump’s victory has been the unleashing of bigotry against minorities and women with the President-elect only mildly reining in...

Before the Wall: Central American migrants ‘pouring’ into Arizona

There has been a surge in migrants from Central America across the US border into Arizona,...

Anti-Trump Americans can move to London, says Mayor Saddiq Khan

London Mayor Saddiq Khan has called on US workers disappointed with the election of Donald...

Number of ‘Americans’ seeking Irish jobs doubles since Trump win

It seems Canada isn’t the only country desperate Democrats are thinking of fleeing to. New figures...

Many Americans Should Un-Stupid Themselves

by Joel S. Hirschhorn / November 18th, 2016 To be upfront, I strongly believe that President Trump is exactly what the USA desperately needs at...

America’s Dark Underbelly Is Now Its Face

An election that might have marked the ascension of America’s first woman president has instead proven historic for an altogether different reason. Namely, that...

Common – Black America Again ft. Stevie Wonder

Read more

On the Road With Our American Selves: Or How to Feel Like a Jerk...

Locals boarding the Likoni Ferry bound for Mombasa, Kenya, on March 20, 2011. (Photo: Xiaojun Deng) The fluorescent circus of Election 2016 -- that...
video

Video: Keiser Report: Making America Great Again (E994)

In this special US Election Day episode of the Keiser Report from New York City, Max and Stacy discuss making America great again… or...

I Still Don’t Hear the Voices of American Voters!

Since the results of the latest Presidential elections were announced, I am longing for silence, while the overwhelming cacophony of deafening noises is assaulting...

Panic in America: People in Revolt

Photo by Nathaniel St. Clair   A “grab them by the pussy,” racist, sexist white man has grabbed the White House, and the polite class is...
video

Video: What Americans Need To Realize About The 2016 Election

In this video, Rachel Blevins address the top three candidate running for president, and discusses what they are doing wrong and what power the...

Trump won because politicians & pundits don’t understand America – Bernie Sanders

Washington insiders and the corporate media were blindsided by Donald Trump’s victory because they have “little understanding” of Americans’ problems, Bernie Sanders said, adding...
video

Video: Protesting Trump’s America: Nationwide Demos Continue Against Racism, Xenophobia & Islamophobia

http://democracynow.org - Over the weekend, protests around the world voiced opposition to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's campaign promises to restrict ... Via Youtube

Shooting at anti-Trump protest in Portland, police looking for ‘African-American male’ (PHOTOS)

At least one person has been injured in a shooting at an anti-Trump protest in Portland, Oregon. The protests, now in their third night,...

American Exceptionalism, Under God: Pledging Allegiance to the Homeland

Among the exceptional things about America is that, along with North Korea, we are one of a very few nations that have our schools...

Why Understanding the Native American Perspective Is Essential for Resolving the Dakota Access Pipeline...

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, over a thousand participants took to the streets of New York City to march in support of...
video

Video: Trump ‘can’t fix broken US society’ or is he what America needs?

Trump's personality is proving divisive not just at home, but abroad too. We got some reaction from Uk - from outspoken broadcaster Katie Hopkins,...

American Synagogues Invite 'Grieving' Jews to Mourn Trump's Victory

Nov 11, 2016 By Reinhard Wolff | redice.tv This isn't alt right fanfiction. From Haartez: There were tears at preschool...
video

Video: ‘American people voting establishment out of office’ – AfD MEP on Trump victory

RT crosses live to Beatrix Von Storch, MEP from Alternative for Germany (AfD) party RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

America on Edge: MoveOn Organizes Anti-Trump Protests Around Country

Editor's Note: MoveOn.org has received significant funding from George Soros in the past. Americans to Come Together in Hundreds Peaceful Gatherings of Solidarity,...
video

Video: “It Might Not Be Good for America, But It’s Good for Us”: How...

http://democracynow.org - Earlier this year, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves openly bragged that the network is getting rich off Donald Trump's run for the White...
video

Video: From praising Trump to burning US flag: Americans rally over election (obscene language)

Donald Trump has secured 276 electoral votes, making him the projected next president of the United States. Some wanted him to win, but aothers...
video

Video: From the First African-American President to One Supported by the Ku Klux Klan:...

http://democracynow.org - Donald J. Trump was elected 45th president of the United States on Tuesday, defeating Hillary Rodham Clinton in a stunning upset ... Via...

#RIPAmerica: Brits say ‘sorry American friends’ on Twitter in lament at Trump win

Published time: 9 Nov, 2016 11:34Edited time: 9 Nov, 2016 11:44 Brits have taken to social...

Congratulations America: Have You Just You’ve Been Trumped?

I watched Donald Trump’s presidential victory speech. He spoke a lot about unity, the potential of ordinary, marginalised people and about making the US...
video

Video: Greg Palast in Ohio on GOP Effort to Remove African Americans from Voter...

http://democracynow.org - In an on-the-ground report from the battleground state of Ohio, investigative reporter Greg Palast has uncovered the latest in vote ... Via Youtube

Americans Want a Different Foreign Policy

I have said throughout this presidential campaign that it doesn’t matter much which candidate wins. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are authoritarians and...

America, It’s Over

There is little doubt that, come Nov. 9, a fractured USA will plod on with one of two of the most disliked politicians in...

Turn to RT America's coverage for a different perspective on the US election

While the major TV networks will fall back on their tired old red vs. blue maps...

Surreal: Some Ninth-Inning Reflections from Pre-Election Police State America

Photo by Laurie Avocado | CC BY 2.0   I may have grown up a White Sox fan and hate the right-wing owners of the Chicago...

‘Despair, fear and loathing’: Americans in Britain give their 2¢ on US election (VIDEOS)

UK-based American voters could help swing this year’s race for the White House, so RT...
video

Video: Stationing American troops in Japan will lead to bloody tragedy – ex-PM of...

Russia and Japan haven't been able to settle the issue of the Kuril Islands and sign a peace treaty since the end of World...

“Difference,” American-Style: Of High-Horse Riders and Low-Hanging Fruit

Annals of Parliamentary Cretinism: 4 This has been in the works since the get-go. HRC faces a tight race in what ought to be a...

The Return of the Thing That Ate America's Brain

Read more

America’s Psychopathic Establishment

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org It’s not only the right-wing think tanks (such as the Hudson Institute and the Rand Corporation) that urge America...

America to choose either ‘proto-fascist’ or ‘corruption queen’ – Jill Stein to RT (VIDEO)

Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein has told RT that this year’s presidential election is...

New Poll: Americans Feel Less Safe After 15 Years of War

We were told that we had to attack Iraq because the Saddam Hussein government made us less safe. We were...

Forget the Trump-Clinton Charade: It’s Time to Wake Up America!

Colin Todhunter (RINF) - Who will be the winners and the losers in the coming U.S. presidential election? Trump or Clinton, Clinton or Trump? The...
video

Video: Bundys vs. #NoDAPL: Armed White Militia Leaders Walk Free as Native Americans Face...

http://democracynow.org - A federal jury in Oregon on Thursday acquitted antigovernment militia leaders Ammon and Ryan Bundy, and five of their followers, ... Via Youtube

Donald Trump Is Not Uniquely Bigoted. He's "as American as Apple Pie"

Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Tallahassee Automobile Museum in Tallahassee, Florida, on October 25, 2016. (Photo: Eric Thayer...

Education Technology, Surveillance, and America’s Authoritarian Democracy

The NSA has nothing on the monitoring tools that education technologists have developed to ‘personalize’ and ‘adapt’ learning for students in public school districts...

The Ruling American Oligarchy

I am now convinced that the Oligarchy that rules America intends to steal the presidential election. In the past, the oligarchs have not cared...

American Foreign Policy in the Post-Trump Era

Artwork from book cover | America at War with Itself Donald Trump most likely will not be elected President. Still, his historic campaign has sent...

Americans in NZ rally against Trump

American expats horrified by the thought of Donald Trump as president say they are making a special effort to cast absentee ballots...
video

Video: Putin: ‘America is a great nation, not some banana republic. Correct me if...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is speaking at the final session of the Valdai International Discussion Club's 13th annual meeting in Sochi. More than 130...

The Average American Has No Money

They could essentially monetize everything, and then you have state ownership. And through the central banking system, you introduce socialism and communism, which is...

America, the World’s Public Enemy Number One

An Interview with Dr. Gary Brumback Mohsen Abdelmoumen: How do you explain the long history of US interventionism? What is your analysis? Dr. Gary Brumback: “Interventionism”...

We Strike Too: Joining the Latin American Women's Strike From the US

A group of activists sing, "If they strike one, they strike us all," while holding a banner in one of the demonstrations...

Jews Upset After Alex Jones Says ‘Jewish Mafia’ Runs America

Radio host and Donald Trump supporter Alex Jones ranted Tuesday about “the Jewish mafia” that controls the U.S., and accused the prominent Jewish Emanuel...

61% of Americans don’t feel represented by either Democrats or Republicans

Despite the current US electoral landscape, which again sees a Democrat and a Republican leading the...

A Deep State of Mind: America’s Shadow Government and Its Silent Coup

Photo by Diego Torres Silvestre | CC BY 2.0 Today the path to total dictatorship in the U.S. can be laid by strictly legal means,...

Scientists Are Bewildered By Zika’s Path Across Latin America

Nearly nine months after Zika was declared a global health emergency, the virus has infected at least 650,000 people in Latin America...

Respect for police among Americans surges to highs not seen since late '60s

Americans’ respect for police has reached its highest since the late 1960s, a new poll has...

One out of two Americans in facial recognition databases

Shelley Connor Over 117 million Americans—half of the adult population—are in facial recognition databases used by law enforcement, according to a report released by Georgetown...

Military Veneration in America

This is a portion of an e-mail, edited only for small matters of punctuation and such to improve readability: “I’m 78 and not ever a...

Death By China: How America Lost Its Manufacturing Base

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMlmjXtnIXI

A Third Co-Presidential Term: The American Nightmare Is Just Beginning

(RINF) - In less than three weeks, get used to hearing about president-elect Hillary, she and husband Bill heading back to the White House...

Passengers gain ‘unauthorised access’ to American Airlines plane in Philadelphia

An investigation is underway into how two people gained "unauthorised access" to an American Airlines plane...
video

Video: We’re seeing the death of journalism in America, opinionism instead – GOP strategist

With three weeks left to go till the big vote - Clinton and Trump went head to head for the third and final debate...
video

Video: ‘Highway to hell’: German stand-up comic lays into NATO policy, Americans & democracy

You might think the subject of NATO and conflict are no laughing matter, but that's not the case for one top-billing German comedian who's...

US warns extremists ‘may attack, kidnap or blow up’ Americans in Istanbul

The US consul-general in Turkey has called on US citizens in Istanbul to steer clear of...

Most Americans want Hillary indicted for email scandal – poll

Over half of American voters surveyed in a recent poll disagree with the FBI’s decision not...
video

Video: Final Trump-Clinton debate: Now America has to decide who is the least worse

The final TV showdown for the U.S. presidential candidates saw the bitter rivals clash on abortion, immigration and gun control. But it was the...

American Psycho: Sex, Lies and Politics Add Up to a Terrifying Election Season

Photo by Steve | CC BY 2.0 “I have all the characteristics of a human being: blood, flesh, skin, hair; but not a single, clear,...

America’s Doomed

More fun in the Indispensable Nation: As we have all heard by now, according to Hillary, ardent of becoming National Basilisk, half of Trump’s supporters...

Embarrassing America Before the World

Despite 15 years of war, foreign policy has rated only brief flurries of debate in Election 2016 with Hillary Clinton...

The Many Pernicious Myths About Native Americans That Need to Be Uprooted Now

Phyllis Young, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux, speaks with reporters from a protest camp near the site of a planned...

How to Win Friends in Latin America

The U.S. government has won more friends in Latin America by opening diplomatic ties to Cuba than by demonstrating endless belligerence, a lesson little...

Lament for an Indispensable America

America’s "exceptionalism" is alive and well. It’s resurfaced wearing a wig in current presidential politics. Clinton speaks about America the "indispensable" nation....

"The Police Killings No One Is Talking About": Native Americans Most Likely to Be...

A new investigation by In These Times explodes myths about who is most likely to die at the hands of police by...
video

Video: “The Police Killings No One Is Talking About”: Native Americans Most Likely to...

http://democracynow.org - A new investigation by In These Times explodes myths about who is most likely to die at the hands of police by...

Drowning In Debt: 35 Percent Of All Americans Have Debt That Is At Least...

(RINF) - More than a third of all Americans can’t pay their debts.  I don’t know about you, but to me that is a...

2 Americans dead in Afghanistan 'green-on-blue' attack

Two Americans were killed and three more injured in an attack at an Afghan special forces...

Half of Americans in ‘virtual lineup’ face-recognition police programs – study

To help identify a culprit, police may ask people to volunteer to be in a line-up....
video

Video: Report from Standing Rock: 100+ Militarized Police Deployed Against Native American Water Protectors

http://democracynow.org - On Saturday, hundreds of people temporarily stopped work at multiple construction sites at the site of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access ... Via...

How America Expunges Bad Memories

America is a place that expunges unpleasant memories that belie the happier vision of its “exceptionalism,” most notably the brutal ugliness of the Vietnam...

‘America’s Lawyer’: Mike Papantonio to host legal show on RT America

Trial lawyer hall-of-famer Mike Papantonio is joining RT America, and will host a new primetime weekly...

Accidental shootings kill one American child every 48 hours – report

A child is killed every other day as a direct result of an accidental shooting, whether...

Obama Re-imposes Neoliberalism in Latin America

President Obama’s chief “accomplishment” in Latin America was not restoring diplomatic ties to Cuba; it was his administration’s “regime change” strategy re-imposing...
video

Video: ‘American exceptionalism as Rorschach test: Means anything you want it to’ –...

RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook ... Via Youtube

A Milestone for America’s Culture

Slowly, relentlessly, America’s culture is undergoing profound change.  But the transformation mostly is under the radar, hardly noticed. A new study by the Public Religion...

A Milestone for America’s Culture

Slowly, relentlessly, America’s culture is undergoing profound change.  But the transformation mostly is under the radar, hardly noticed. A new study by the Public Religion...

How Kissinger Won the Middle East for America

I am writing this (may God forgive me) on Yom Kippur. Exactly 43 years ago, at this exact moment, the sirens sounded. We...
video

Video: Is Trump’s Rise a Result of America Declaring War on Institutions That Make...

http://democracynow.org - In his new book, scholar Henry Giroux examines "America at War with Itself." From poisoned water in Flint and other cities to...
video

Video: Putin: We know who hit aid convoy in Aleppo, so do the Americans

The attack on a UN humanitarian aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo last month, which Washington has blamed on Russia, was actually...

How Soon Before Armed Drones Are Overhead in America? Time Now.

Protocols exist allowing the president to select American citizens, without a whit of due process, for drone killing. Only overseas, he says, but you can...

Invisible Men in America

Photo by ramos alejandro | CC BY 2.0 I was an invisible man in America for 15 years. I hid in plain sight, biding my...

The balance has shifted – Majority of Americans now fear corrupt government

It is not the “scary clown” epidemic that makes Americans afraid, but more mundane fears, such as corrupt government. Unfair officials terrify people more...

American Horror Story: RT launches special election coverage

It’s a battle for the White House between Trump and Clinton but for voters, bombarded with...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

Putin: White House uses Russia scaremongering to manipulate Americans

The Obama administration is dragging Russia into the US presidential election to manipulate American voters for...

American Power at the Crossroads

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Last week in Afghanistan, the Taliban, once almost lacking a presence in the northern part of the...

Jewish Lobby in America Pushes Bill to Monitor European "Anti-Semites"

Bipartisan House measure stresses ‘urgent need’ to ensure safety and security of Europe’s Jewish communities. House Unanimously Passes H.R. 6208 Motivated by what they described as...

Trump and Hillary: The Tragedy of the Great American TV Soap Opera

Colin Todhunter (RINF) - For many onlookers who reside outside the US, the run-up to that country’s presidential election appears to be some kind of...
video

Video: America’s Murderous Legacy in Laos

As Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Laos, The Real News brings you an interview with Fred Branfman, the man...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

Fifteen Years Into the Afghan War, Do Americans Know the Truth?

Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan, the longest war in US history. There weren’t any...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

Police Shootings Show Black Americans Still Aren't Granted Full Citizenship Rights

Last month, in a powerful moment during the nonviolent protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, following the September 20 shooting of Keith Lamont Scott...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America’s Pro-Drug War

Fifteen years ago this week, the US launched the longest war in its history: the invasion and occupation of remote Afghanistan. Neighboring Pakistan was...

November Elections Could See One Quarter of Americans Free From Marijuana Prohibition

(Photo: Global Panorama; Edited: LW / TO) One in four Americans may soon be living in places where marijuana is fully legal, thanks...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

Still Fighting for Native American Rights

The U.S. government’s historic abuse of Native Americans has many chapters, including modern ones, such as the standoff at Wounded Knee...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

American Nightmare: the Criminal, Justice System

Photo by Democracy Now | CC BY 2.0 Several days ago a story appeared in Al Jazeera about Ramsey Orta the courageous citizen Samaritan who...

Haitian-American Novelist Predicts "Ongoing Disaster" in Impoverished Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

As the death toll from Hurricane Matthew continues to rise to more 330, across the country some 15,000 have been displaced and...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...
video

Video: “America Divided”: New TV Series Explores Inequality from Water to Housing to Mass...

http://democracynow.org - With the presidential election less than five weeks away, the explosive new documentary "America Divided" explores inequality in ... Via Youtube

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...

America Pays $300k to Force Liberalism and 'LGBT Rights' on Macedonia

A reader passes along a government document putting out bids for a contract. Here’s the top of the document: Apparently the...
video

Video: Keiser Report: Stealing is Legal in America (E975)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss how finance is ruining America. Via Youtube

America’s Outdated Special Relationship With Saudi Arabia

The current US presidential campaign debate on Middle East policy has focused disproportionately on the US response to the Islamic State (ISIS...
video

Video: Comply or Die: What the Shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte Reveal About Policing...

Failure to comply with police can result in a death sentence for Black Americans, says Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report Visit http://therealnews.com...

Made In China: An Alternative To American Mayhem and Maelstrom

by John R. Hall / October 3rd, 2016 By the turn of the 21st century, the United States military had already appropriated the entire earth,...

America’s Deceptive Model for Aggression

Since NATO’s 1999 war on Serbia, U.S. officials have followed a script demonizing targeted foreign leaders, calling ultimatums “diplomacy,” lying about “war...

The Pardon of Marc Rich: How Hillary Clinton Served as the “Secret Weapon” for...

Photo by Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution | CC BY 2.0   President-in-waiting Hillary Clinton has never addressed her role in the midnight pardon of billionaire fugitive...

CYBER Hustlers Atlantic Council, New York Times: Americans Stupid, Military Incompetent

There is an inverse relationship between public access to the Internet and the inability of governments and institutions to control information flow and hence...

What Actually Keeps Americans Safe: Liberty

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Since 9/11, untold sums of money have gone into building up the national security state. That includes new billion-dollar-plus...

Who Will Save Us From America?

Photo By Mike Mozart | CC BY 2.0 The first US presidential debate did not reveal anything new when it came to either candidate. Instead...

Medea Benjamin: If Americans Can Sue Saudis Over 9/11, Drone Victims Should Be Able...

"Finally, we have an example of the US Congress putting US citizens above the relationship with the Saudi government," says CODEPINK's Medea...
video

Video: Arlie Russell Hochschild on “Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on...

http://democracynow.org - Part 2 of our interview with famed sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild. She spent much of the last five years with some of...
video

Video: Medea Benjamin: If Americans Can Sue Saudis over 9/11, Drone Victims Should Be...

http://democracynow.org - "Finally, we have an example of the U.S. Congress putting U.S. citizens above the relationship with the Saudi government," says ... Via Youtube

America’s Outdated Special Relationship with Saudi Arabia

King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia bids farewell to President Barack Obama at Erga Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 27, 2015. (Official...
video

Video: Scott Rickard “Email Scandal Proves Clinton’s Are Americas Number 1 Crime Family, The...

Please Support The Show – http://richieallen.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/therichieallenshow http://www.youtube.com/RichieAllenShowMedia Tune in at ... Via Youtube
video

Video: “I Called You to Help Me, But You Killed My Brother”: Police Shoot...

http://democracynow.org - Police in the San Diego, California, suburb of El Cajon shot and killed an unarmed African-American man Tuesday, after his sister ... Via...

‘Americans are on our side’: Al-Nusra commander says US arming jihadists via 3rd countries

US weapons are being delivered to Jabhat Al-Nusra by governments that Washington supports, a militant commander told the German media, adding that American instructors...

America’s Exceptional Past

America used to be truly exceptional. In some respects it still is. But whereas today’s America may be exceptional in terms of...

Al-Qaeda: ‘America Is On Our Side’

In an interview with a prominent German newspaper, the commander of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front in Aleppo, Syria claims that the US government and its...

Killing People, Breaking Things, and America’s Winless Wars

It’s the timing that should amaze us (were anyone to think about it for 30 seconds). Let’s start with the conflict in...
video

Video: We don’t care if Americans approve of our close ties with Russia or...

Turkey has launched a major military campaign in Syria, vowing to destroy Islamic State and contain Kurdish forces from expanding in the area. With...
video

Video: ‘Americans know their weapons will end up in hands of terrorists’ – Al-Nusra...

US weapons are being delivered to Al-Nusra Front by governments that Washington supports, a militant commander has told German media. RT discusses the ... Via...

Majority of Americans say US ‘less safe’ from domestic terrorism under Obama – poll

The majority of Americans – 51% – feel that President Barack Obama’s conduct has made the...

US-branded hotels in Turkey face ‘credible’ terror threats, American consulate warns

A US consulate in Turkey is warning of “specific and credible” potential terrorist threats against hotels...

RT America goes global on election impact as King, Schultz & Ventura team up

While the major TV networks will fall back on their tired old ‘red versus blue’ maps...

Americanism and not globalism will be our credo

Now I lay me down to sleep Citibank1 for my soul to keep Forgive us our debts as we forgive those we bombed after their accounts we froze.2 The globe on his desk on...

Hidden American History

Lew Rockwell talks to Donald Jeffries about the crimes of the secret government, from JFK to Obama. Podcast. September 23, 2016 https://www.lewrockwell.com/podcast/hidden-history/ Standard Podcast Play...
video

Video: “Is This America?” Co-Founder of Sacred Stone Camp Recalls Dog Attack on Native...

http://democracynow.org - Standing Rock Sioux tribal historian LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, a co-founder of the Sacred Stone Camp that launched on her land on...

'Game changer': Rev. Jesse Jackson talks Museum of African American History to RT (VIDEO)

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is gearing up to open in...

‘Desecration’: Protest against bulldozing of Native American burial grounds for Dakota pipeline

Almost 1,300 archeologists, museum directors and historians have signed a letter to the Obama administration protesting...

The Reduction of Muslim Americans

On August 31, Nazma Khanam, a 60-year-old Muslim woman, was stabbed to death while walking near her home in Queens. The culprit was charged with...

American Outrage – The Truest Form of American Exceptionalism

So the Americans have accidentally bombed another target of interest. This time it was in Syria and after the aforementioned error ISIS happened to mount...
video

Video: Large Somali-American Community in St. Cloud Concerned About Backlash After Knife Attack

http://democracynow.org - To discuss community and police response to the knife attack on 10 people in St. Cloud, we go to Minnesota to speak...

34% have $0 in savings: Americans' money habits go 'from bad to worse', report...

Americans are dipping into their savings, if they have any, even more than they did last...

Congresswoman warns of ‘Alt-Right’ surge in hailing opening of African-American history museum this week

This coming Saturday morning, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. will open to the world, and Tampa area Congresswoman Kathy...

Chaos Breaks out at Mall of America During Islamic Celebration

On September 12, 2016 at least 10 people were arrested or cited by Bloomington Police after a melee broke out during the Islamic celebration...

81% of Americans Oppose $38 Billion Pledge to Israel

A solid majority of Americans would redirect $38 billion the Obama Administration pledged to Israel toward other priorities. The Obama administration last...

America’s Worldwide Impunity

Exclusive: The mainstream U.S. media is treating the U.S.-led airstrike that killed scores of Syrian troops as an unfortunate boo-boo, ignoring that the U.S....
video

Video: 2016 May Be The Year for Third Parties in America

Trump's and Clinton's historic disapproval ratings could be a boon for third parties, says Professor Jonathan Martin of Framingham State University. Via Youtube

America, the Helpless ‘Superpower’

The year was 1955, the dawn of the cold war, and an old prophet was writing what would be his last book....

America in Disarray: When Cheap Propaganda is Considered Art

This election cycle has been fraught with craziness that has exceeded the imaginable. Bernie Sanders, the wild-haired Jew from Brooklyn managed to defy all odds...

'Personal insult' for Obama if black Americans don't vote Clinton

President Barack Obama told a predominantly black audience it would be a “personal insult” if they...

White Supremacist America: Trump and the “Return” of Right-Wing Hate Culture

Many of my friends from college and fellow academics in the last year are focusing their anxieties on the Donald Trump campaign. A common...

Three Big Lies that Pervade America’s ‘News’ Media

(This news-report was submitted to virtually all U.S. national ‘news’ media, almost all of which are the very same ‘news’ media that hide these...
video

Video: US-backed FSA kicks out American special forces troops from Syrian border town

Five or six” US special forces troops had to withdraw from the town of al-Rai on Syria's border with Turkey, after allies from the...

‘American people deserve better’: Snowden refutes House report through Twitter outburst

Edward Snowden addressed specific claims of the report by the House Intel Committee, which accused him...

Roaming Charges: America’s Political CAT Scan

This was one of those Astral Weeks when the entire body politic of America seemed to undergo a CAT scan, revealing a glimpse of just...

Central American Refugees Struggle for Protection in Southern Mexico

Central American refugees traveling through Mexico toward the United States, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons On September 19 and 20, world leaders will convene at the...

America’s New Demons and the Second Coming of the Neocons

The horror of a Clinton v. Trump election is making everybody who pays attention a little crazy. Not paying attention isn’t easy – not...

The Native American and the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice

Thousands of Native Americans resurrected the fighting spirit of their forefathers as they stood in unprecedented unity to contest an oil company’s desecration of...
video

Video: Native Americans Hold Largest Gathering in a Century to Oppose Oil Pipeline

Visit http://therealnews.com for more videos. Via Youtube

41% of Americans believe Clinton’s health is bad – poll

US voters are increasingly convinced that Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton has health issues, a new poll showed. The issue was again brought up...

Forever War: A Peculiar Form of American Zen

As a teenager, I read Joe Haldeman’s book, The Forever War. The title intrigued, as did the interstellar setting. Haldeman’s soldiers are caught up...

The Native American, the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice

Thousands of Native Americans resurrected the fighting spirit of their forefathers as they stood in unprecedented unity to contest an oil company’s desecration of...

American pastor banned from South Africa for anti-gay comments

Controversial American pastor Steven Anderson, who made critical comments about homosexuals – in particular hailing the...
video

Video: Native American Activist Winona LaDuke: It’s Time to Move On from Fossil Fuels

http://democracynow.org - While Democracy Now! was covering the Standing Rock standoff earlier this month, we spoke to Winona LaDuke, longtime Native ... Via Youtube
video

Video: ‘Pizza from Americans, vodka from us’ – Lavrov to tired journos after Syria...

When John Kerry and Sergey Lavrov managed to finally wrap up the talks on Syria, they celebrated by bringing journalists a combo of American...
video

Video: Who Is Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline? Bank of America, HSBC, UBS, Goldman...

http://democracynow.org - We continue our conversation Food & Water Watch's Hugh MacMillan about his new investigation that reveals the dozens of financial ... Via Youtube

How America Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the War on Terror

Berlin. The “War on Terror,” which former President George W. Bush officially launched in late-September 2001, and which President Obama officially rebranded as “The Series...

Obama dodges Dakota pipeline question, fails to back Native American protesters

President Barack Obama failed to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access...

The Tyranny of 9/11: The Building Blocks of the American Police State from A-Z

Anthony Correia | Shutterstock.com “No one man can terrorize a whole nation unless we are all his accomplices.” ― Edward R. Murrow We’ve walked a strange and harrowing road...

Obama says Americans too ‘lazy’ to explore the world, triggers backlash at home

President Barack Obama says Americans are so uninterested in the rest of the world because they...
video

Video: Hillary Clinton promises ‘Military Response’ To Cyberattack at American Legion Cincinnati

Clinton vows tougher response to Russian cyberattacks ... Via Youtube

Colin Kaepernick and the Death of American Democracy

Mike Morbeck – CC BY-SA 4.0 The frog of American democracy is no longer boiling, it’s dead.   How do I know?  By observing the public...
video

Video: FULL Exclusive Report: Dakota Access Pipeline Co. Attacks Native Americans with Dogs &...

http://democracynow.org - On Saturday in North Dakota, security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs ... Via Youtube

America and the Plague of ‘Moral Idiocy’

When it comes to applying rules of international law and ethics, the U.S. government and its mainstream media operate with...
video

Video: Canine Expert Decries “Egregious” & “Horrific” Dog Attacks on Native Americans Defending Burial...

http://democracynow.org - On Saturday in North Dakota, security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Calls for Investigation of Dog Attacks on Native American...

http://democracynow.org - On Saturday in North Dakota, security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs ... Via Youtube

Black Lives Matter supported by 51% of young white Americans – poll

Fifty-one percent of white Americans ages 18 to 30 strongly or somewhat support the Black Lives...

NY deli owner Ahmed Alshami charged with food stamps fraud, wife yells "F*ck America"

Ahmed Alshami, owner of a Buffalo, New York deli, is being held on $2 million bail after being arraigned last week on food...

America: the Indispensable Nation…Not!

Hillary Clinton affirmed “American exceptionalism” in a speech to the American Legion in Cincinnati on August 31. If there’s one core belief that has guided...
video

Video: Dakota Access Pipeline Company Attacks Native American Protesters with Dogs & Pepper Spray

On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray as they protested against the $3.8 billion ... Via...
video

Video: ‘US has to belly dance between Turkey & Kurds’: American balancing act irks...

Clashes between the Turks and Kurds intensified last week, after Turkey began a large-scale military operation against Islamic State in the Syrian border town...

The Scuffle over ‘American Exceptionalism’

Before the American Legion, Hillary Clinton sought to paint herself as the real patriot running for President by invoking “American...

Powder Keg: the Rage in Urban America

a katz | Shutterstock.com What is happening in America? The city of Milwaukee in the State of Wisconsin was convulsed in violence after the fatal shooting of a...

‘We Are Peaceful Protectors of Water and of Health’ – CounterSpin interview with Kandi...

Janine Jackson interviewed Kandi Mossett about the Native American pipeline protest for the August 26, 2016, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited...

Hero in a helmet: Kaepernick takes a knee against police brutality and American exceptionalism

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, America's most courageous, or hated, athlete, depending who you ask,...

Some Hindsight: The Lies That Dumped America Into the Syrian War

Checking out the news these days, it might seem pretty clear why the U.S. is at war in Syria: destroy ISIS. That is almost...

America's Orphans

Much of who we are is decided before we are born. We spend the rest of our lives filling in the gaps....

Turkey Invades Syria, America Spins The Bottle

fpolat69 | Shutterstock.com So within the space of a few days, the United States has, first, commanded the government of Syria to keep its air force away...

Can Americans Overthrow the Ruling Evil?

Paul Wolfowitz and the lies that he told in the high government positions that he held are responsible for a massive number of deaths...

Can Americans Overthrow the Ruling Evil?

Paul Wolfowitz and the lies that he told in the high government positions that he held are responsible for a massive number of deaths...

Hillary Clinton speaks on America's place in the world (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 31 Aug, 2016 16:38Edited time: 31 Aug, 2016 16:43 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is...

Can Americans Overthrow the Ruling Evil?

Paul Wolfowitz and the lies that he told in the high government positions that he held are responsible for a massive number of deaths...

Satan Worship in America

Satanists are not merely mystical eccentrics wearing black Gothic garb, sacrificing animals and operating in shady and secret societies. They are now ordinary people...

Hillary and the Clinton Foundation: Exemplars of America’s Political Rot

Hillary Clinton may be enjoying a comfortable lead in national polls, but she is far from enjoying a comfortable night’s sleep given the ever-widening...

Stealing from the poor and giving to the rich: Corporate America has stolen $376...

The S&P 500's largest corporate pension funds are stealing a staggering $376 billion from their workers by underfunding their pension funds, new figures from...

The Affordable Care Act: A Litmus Test for American Capitalism?

There is a pressing issue in American health care that warrants at least a modicum of airtime from radio talk show pundits—a softheaded lot...

Kandi Mossett on Native American Pipeline Protests

PlayStop pop out ...

The High Cost of American Hubris

Americans have paid a very high price for the Establishment’s imperial ambitions, a price passing a breaking point in blood...

How I Was Blacklisted at CNN, and How Easily America Goes to War Now

It was about two years ago to the day I was blacklisted at CNN. I don’t want to remind them they were sadly wrong, but...
video

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
video

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 ...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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,...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...

America’s Failure to Protect Voting

America may call itself democracy’s gold standard, but it fails to guarantee the right to vote and permits the dominance of political money, a shameful anomaly...

Why Black Lives Matter Won’t Go Away: a Primer on Systemic Racism in America

a katz | Shutterstock.com Intellectually lazy. Willfully ignorant. Blinded by privilege. Drunk with prejudice. These are some of the words that come to mind when I think...

How the Right Tears Down America

America surely has problems, but the Republican Right tends to ignore its role in causing them and now – under...

America’s Unbridged Racial Divide

Last week’s killings of two black men by white police and the killing of five Dallas police officers by a...

America Wants Those “Pull Ya Up By Your Own Boot Straps” to Hang You...

You do your your time behind bars and enter a panoply of bars and prison time out here in the normal world To initiate a...

3 in 5 Americans already ‘worn out’ by election coverage

Four months before they are due to go to the polls, most Americans are already tired...

Tom Paine Warned About America’s Perpetual War

Around the globe, the United States faces more enemies than ever before. American troops are deploying to Syria and Libya, and...
video

Video: Ex-Seattle Police Chief Defends Citizens Filming Cops: It’s 100% Lawful for an American...

http://democracynow.org - Protests against police brutality continue in the aftermath of the police killings of two African-American men, Alton Sterling in Louisiana ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Deadly Police are Nothing New in America

The recent media frenzy over police violence makes it seem like these events are a strange new occurrence. But violence and trigger happy cops...

America’s Huge Racial Wealth Gap Is No Accident

Party platforms are dense and often morosely boring documents filled with wonkish policy proposals and partisan jeers at the other side. At over 40 pages,...

Gestapo America

FBI Director James Comey got Hillary off the hook but wants to put you on it. He is pushing hard for warrantless access to...

SAS chief in Iraq angry at UK running ‘Latin American-style death squads’

Details have emerged of how US and UK Special Forces clashed and drifted apart over...

Party time: George Bush shocks America with little dance at Dallas police memorial service...

Just when it seemed former President George W. Bush was at a safe enough distance from...

The Antiwar Tradition in American Letters

A review of War No More: Three Centuries of American Antiwar and Peace Writing.  Lawrence Rosenwald, editor.  New York: The...

American Airlines flight from London to New York declares emergency, turns back

Published time: 12 Jul, 2016 16:17Edited time: 12 Jul, 2016 16:39 American Airline flight AA105 declared an...
video

Video: Pledging Allegiance to the Denial of the Racist History of America

Historian Gerald Horne says the resolute insistence upon the Pledge of Allegiance plays into the collective denial that the American Republic was founded on...

Only 1/3 of Americans agree with FBI’s decision not to recommend charging Clinton

A majority of Americans believe that the FBI should have recommended charges against Hillary Clinton for...

Why it Matters the Dallas Police Used a Drone To Kill Someone in America

The Dallas police ended a standoff with the gunman who killed five officers with a tactic that is unprecedented: it blew him up using...

African Americans ‘scapegoats’ for social, economic problems: Jackson

Reverend Jesse Jackson says black people are facing violence over problems they are not responsible for. Read more

The Baghdad Bombings, Islamic State, and What America Still Hasn’t Learned

The suicide bombings in Baghdad by Islamic State, timed for maximum violence, are only the latest reminders that the United States should not downplay...

Where Did the American Century Go?

Vladimir Putin recently manned up and admitted it. The United States remains the planet’s sole superpower, as it has been since the...

Why black lives matter: 6 high-profile killings enraging America

The deaths of of two black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, at the hands of...

U. Houston prof: Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem ‘ignore’ America’s racist history

The University of Houston’s Gerald Horne believes that collective America does not acknowledge the darkest moments of its history — because we still...

At Their Own Peril, Americans Are Fuzzy on History

The nation’s observed birthday – July 4th – always brings forth what passes for modern day "patriotism": prominent displays of the flag...

5 myths debunked by Howard Zinn (and others) about America’s ‘Independence Day’

America’s patriotic celebration every Fourth of July is enough to cause the more conscientious citizens to...
video

Video: Progressive Democrats of America Executive Director: We Will Not Endorse Clinton

Donna Smith of the Progressive Democrats of America tells Paul Jay that her organization will work very hard on the down ballot races instead...

Thomas Jefferson: America’s Founding Sociopath

From the Archive: When Robert Parry’s article was posted two years ago, the Thomas Jefferson v. Alexander Hamilton debate vastly...

The Nonviolent History of American Independence

Independence Day is commemorated with fireworks and flag-waving, gun salutes and military parades . . . however, one of our nation’s founding...

American Roulette

Read more

‘That could be a Mexican plane up there’: Trump jokes about Mexico attacking America

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has taken a fresh dig at Mexico. Speaking at a rally...

American Roulette

American Roulette, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib. The post American Roulette appeared first on OtherWords. This piece was reprinted from Other Words by RINF Alternative...

Sen. Jeff Sessions Slams Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Student Plan, Would Hurt American Grads

Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton’s plan to “staple” a green card to the diplomas of foreign students graduating with masters and PhDs in the...

The Forbidden Palestinians in North America

The survivors of the 1948 massacres in and expulsions from Palestine are everywhere.  Scattered to the four corners of the earth, we have only...

Obama’s Idaho Attorney Again Threatens Americans Who Protest Refugee Sex Crime

Amid a national uproar, President Barack Obama’s U.S. attorney in Idaho is repacking her threat to investigate Americans who are protesting policies...

Fatally Flawed: the Bi-Partisan Travesty of American Health Care Reform

With House Speaker Paul Ryan’s latest proposal to replace “Obamacare,” Republicans have confirmed their complete disinterest in addressing the health care crisis. Following closely...

Arm yourselves: 54% of Americans support legally carrying guns for self-defense

Although more than half of Americans support some form of gun control measures, a new poll...

Al Qaeda to jihadis: ‘Target white Americans, avoid minorities, because US mislabels attacks as...

Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has published a guide urging jihadis to carry out more ‘lone wolf’ operations in the...

America’s One-Party Government

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org INTRODUCTION Today’s United States is a more realistic version of the type of society that George Orwell fictionally described in...

Donald Trump and America B

Donald Trump by Gage Skidmore (via Flickr) The voters vowed to take their revenge at the polls. They’d missed out on the country’s vaunted prosperity....

American Airlines flight evacuated at London Heathrow Airport (VIDEO)

The emergency slides have been activated on an American Airlines flight at Heathrow Terminal 3,...

Haaretz: 'Time to Form an American Jewish Emergency Committee Against Donald Trump'

Jun 22, 2016 By Reinhard Wolff | redice.tv The Jewish community is growing increasingly desperate as the possibility of a Trump...

‘Make America White Again’: Tennessee candidate faces boycott over Trump-inspired racist billboard

Rick Tyler, an independent Congressional candidate for Tennessee’s 3rd district, is facing a boycott of his restaurant business after he advertised his...
video

Video: Keiser Report: Economic Anxiety in Divided America (E930)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report from New York City, Max and Stacy discuss economic ... Via...

America Trashes NATO Founding Act

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The NATO Founding Act was agreed to between the U.S. and Russia in 1997 in order to provide to...

‘American ISIS fighter’ releases video praising Orlando shootings

A man identified as an American Islamic State fighter has released a chilling video praising the Orlando nightclub shooting that took place a week...

Neoliberalism and The Globalization of War. America’s Hegemonic Project 

The world is at a dangerous crossroads.  The United States and its allies have launched a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity....

Study Shows Americans' Bodies Are Filled With Carcinogens

It's no secret that many of the everyday conveniences we take for granted contain chemicals linked to cancer: Household products ranging from...

America’s War on Terror is a Matrix of Lies and Deceit

Christopher Black So how is your war on “terrorism” going? I’m not doing too well at it since I have no idea who the enemy...

American kills himself in Taiwan courtroom after drug conviction

An American man who had been convicted of drug possession charges in Taiwan fatally stabbed himself...

Hillary Clinton and American Empire

Despite the lack of evidence linking Orlando mass murderer Omar Mateen to Daesh (ISIS) in any operational (direct) sense, the first inclination of U.S....

World’s Largest Arms Dealers Lecture Americans on ‘Assault Weapons’

Almost immediately after the latest mass shooting incident in Orlando, Fla. last Sunday, the typical hue and cry regarding weapons...
video

Video: Keiser Report: America at War with Itself (E928)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy show how many millions of voters having...
video

Video: Profound Social Alienation Underlies America’s Mass Atrocities

Gun culture, rampant homophobia, and U.S. imperialism - not Islam - is behind the Orlando shootings, says scholar Junaid Ahmad. Via Youtube

Over 12 Million Americans Live in the Oil and Gas Threat Zone

This week, Clean Air Task Force and Earthworks unveiled a suite of tools designed to inform and mobilize Americans about the health...

America’s Background Check

The post America’s Background Check appeared first on OtherWords. This piece was reprinted from Other Words by RINF Alternative News with permission.

When America Was Great

Read more

An Armenian American Group Caves in to the Anti-Defamation League

For several decades the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and other leading Jewish American organizations (AIPAC, AJC, B’nai B’rith, and JINSA) have deliberately colluded with Turkey...

American Ugliness: Queer and Trans People of Color Say "Not in Our Names"

Kassandra Shore and Candice Darden console each other while gathered with thousands of mourners at a vigil for the victims of the...

95% of Americans support organ donation, only 50% donate – White House calls for...

About 120,000 people in the US are on the organ transplant waiting list and a new...

American Samoa: A misnomer thanks to SCOTUS?

What makes a person an American citizen can be a philosophical question or a political one....
video

Video: Modi Eager to Make India Another Lily Pad for the Projection of American...

Vijay Prashad says the Indian Prime Minister is eager to have a Logistical Support Agreement with the United States and participate in the US-led...

#Pulse: Homophobia overshadows global support for victims of America’s deadliest ever mass shooting

The collective shock of America’s biggest mass shooting ever, carried out at a gay nightclub in...

How Corrupt America Is

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The best reporting on the depth of America’s dictatorship is probably that being done by Atlanta Georgia’s NBC-affiliated, Gannett-owned,...

Noam Chomsky on the Breakdown of American Society and a World in Transition

Donald Trump addresses a rally in Richmond, Virginia, June 10, 2016. "Trump is appealing to those who sense and experience the breakdown...