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Gallup: 71% of Americans are “Dissatisfied with the way the nation is governed”

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org A Gallup poll headlined on September 17th, "Seven in 10 Dissatisfied With Way U.S. Is Being Governed”, and reported...

The 3 Americans Who Should Pay for Medicare-for-All

Of course, it will pay for itself eventually, with lower administrative costs and savings on medications and provider fees. Universal health care is getting closer...

‘Sneaky’ drug company pays Native Americans to shield pharma patent

Published time: 14 Sep, 2017 21:44 Edited time: 15 Sep, 2017 17:51 In a very unusual...

America’s Slow-Motion Military Coup

In a democracy, no one should be comforted to hear that generals have imposed discipline on an elected head of state. That was never...

American tourists doused with acid in Marseilles, one suspect arrested

Published time: 17 Sep, 2017 14:14 Edited time: 17 Sep, 2017 18:13 Two American tourists are...

Is it really true that America’s richest 1% are ‘overwhelmingly Jewish’?

Eric Zuesse, originally published at The Saker (where the author’s responses to reader-comments challenging this report, can also be seen) On September 8th, an article...
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Video: The Forgotten Americans: Why Did U.S. Media Ignore U.S. Virgin Islands Devastated by...

https://democracynow.org - Hurricane Irma made landfall in the U.S. Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm just over one week ago, knocking out electricity...

Most Americans back military response to North Korea, poll shows

Almost 60 percent of Americans would support military action if diplomatic efforts fail to dissuade North...
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Video: Keiser Report: America’s Falling Apart (E1123)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ Max and Stacy ask: why is America falling apart? Two charts explain it all: a collapse in...
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Video: “The Occupation of the American Mind”: Documentary Looks at Israel’s PR War in...

https://democracynow.org - We continue our conversation with legendary British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Via Youtube

"The Occupation of the American Mind": Documentary Looks at Israel's PR War in the...

We continue our conversation with legendary British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Waters is the narrator of...
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Video: ‘We need to continue efforts to wake up American people’ – Ron Paul...

The US Senate has voted 61-36 to kill the amendment, proposed by Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) which would repeal the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations...

America’s Fragile Future

  The U.S. mainstream’s flailing about over alleged Russian “meddling” in American politics reflects a nation that is rapidly losing its...

Anti-Fascist Self-Defense: From Mussolini's Italy to Trump's America

Hundreds of anti-racist counter-protesters converge on Martin Luther King Jr. Park on August 27, 2017, in Berkeley, California. (Photo: Elijah Nouvelage / Getty Images) Since...
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Video: “Pivotal Moment in American History”: Sen. Sanders Unveils Medicare-for-All Bill with 15 Co-Sponsors

https://democracynow.org - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is slated to introduce universal healthcare legislation today, aimed at expanding Medicare ... Via Youtube

"Pivotal Moment in American History": Sen. Sanders Unveils Medicare for All Bill

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is slated to introduce universal healthcare legislation today, aimed at expanding Medicare coverage to include every American. In a New...

Racial Inequality Is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class

America’s middle class is under assault. Since 1983, national median wealth has declined by 20 percent, falling from $73,000 to $64,000 in 2013. And U.S....

Racial Inequality Is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class

America’s middle class is under assault. Since 1983, national median wealth has declined by 20 percent, falling from $73,000 to $64,000 in 2013. And U.S....

After Irma, a Look at Why Cubans Are 15 Times Less Likely to Die...

One of the Caribbean islands hardest hit by Hurricane Irma was Cuba, where 10 people died. Irma hit Cuba's northern coast as a Category...
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Video: After Irma, a Look at Why Cubans are 15 Times Less Likely to...

https://democracynow.org - One of the Caribbean islands hardest hit by Hurricane Irma was Cuba, where 10 people died. Irma hit Cuba's northern coast as...

Workers Struggles: The Americas

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Most Americans Don’t Believe the Official Tale

Next Monday afternoon, Matt Campbell will stand outside BBC Broadcasting House in London’s Portland Place, protesting about the killing of his brother, Geoff, and...

On 9/11, vigils for African-American motorist killed by police (VIDEO)

Activists in Washington, DC are holding day-long vigils on 9/11, calling for police accountability in the...

Another Thing Disappearing From Rural America: Maternal Care

Maternity care is disappearing from America's rural counties, and for the 28 million women of reproductive age living in those areas, pregnancy and childbirth...

59k Americans hoping fan machines & blow guns will defeat Hurricane Irma (PHOTOS)

Published time: 8 Sep, 2017 14:04 Edited time: 9 Sep, 2017 12:30 Hurricane Irma may find...

Watch Monday: Special American Conservative Live Webcast on 9/11 Anniversary

From The American Conservative: Don’t miss a very special live webcast on You Tube at 12 p.m. EST on Monday as we explore “Who Watches...

What America’s Aristocracy Want

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The American aristocracy want inequality of rights, with two basic polar-opposite classes: the ‘elite’, with themselves at the top...

‘The World According to Jesse’: RT America launches new Ventura show

Former Minnesota governor and pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura is back at RT America with his new show...
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Video: Extended Interview: Nikole Hannah-Jones on the Resegregation of American Schools

https://democracynow.org - Extended web-only interview with prize-winning New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones. Her latest piece is titled, ... Via Youtube

The Sickness of American Healthcare

Washington Post (3/11/17), like many outlets, focused on an unrepresentative 2 percent of the American people. The recent collapse of Republican efforts to repeal and...

New Study Reveals American Obesity Rates by Race

A new study has revealed that although 70 percent of Americans are officially classed as “obese or overweight,” Americans Indians are fattest...

2 American students accuse Italian police of rape

Published time: 8 Sep, 2017 17:20 Two members of the Italian Carabinieri are being investigated for...

Capitalism, the State and the Drowning of America

Photograph Nathaniel St. Clair As Hurricane Harvey lashed Texas, Naomi Klein wasted no time in diagnosing the “real root causes” behind the disaster, indicting “climate...
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Video: Extended Interview: Juan González on the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two...

https://democracynow.org - Extended interview with Juan González about his new book, "Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America's ... Via Youtube

Politicians are using the Nazi “Big Lie” to cheat American Workers out of their...

by Dr. Nayvin Gordon / September 6th, 2017 For decades billionaire Foundations and conservative politicians have been spreading the big lie that Social Security is...

Americans Who Live Far From Coasts Should Also Be Worried About Flooding

Catastrophic flooding in Houston from Hurricane Harvey is the latest reminder that floods kill more people in the United States than any other type of natural...

Neo-America

“The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty...

Class and Denial in Grassroots America

Let’s get something straight…the Deep State (aka: the capitalist class) is global and multiracial. It’s not “white,” or even just American. U.S. businesses cannot survive...

'We are Americans': Activists protest Trump's decision to end DACA (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 5 Sep, 2017 16:19 Edited time: 5 Sep, 2017 16:21 Thousands of protesters across...

Voters divided on American troop increase in Afghanistan – poll

Published time: 30 Aug, 2017 17:21 Edited time: 31 Aug, 2017 07:38 Almost a half of...

Come Home, America

Like 9/11, Hurricane Harvey brought us together. In awe at the destruction 50 inches of rain did to East Texas and our fourth-largest city and...

America’s Greatest Unsung Hero

Heroes are people who accomplish extraordinary feats under extraordinarily difficult circumstances, such as the firefighters who marched into the World Trade Center towers on...

The Plot Sickens: the Death Penalty and American Politics

Photo by San Francisco Foghorn | CC BY 2.0 What is it about Arkansas that so often makes the state the perfect measure for the...
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Video: ‘This is our sacred land’: Native American tribe sets up Brown University encampment

A Native American tribe has set up an encampment on a mountain in Rhode Island, seeking to reclaim ancestral land from Brown University. The...

American Liberalism and The Church of Psychobabble

Dangerous conceits are in their natures poisons,Which at the first are scarce found to distaste,But, with a little, act upon the blood,Burn like the...

America Has 2 Systems

America has two democracies, one political and the other free market. The concept of a political democracy dates back to Plato and his “Republic.” Ludwig...

Hurricane Harvey: Another American Deluge

In just three days, more rain fell on the Texas Gulf Coast than what flows out of the Mississippi River in three full weeks....

Wells Fargo May Have Lied to Congress, Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform...

WASHINGTON - Congress must hold additional hearings to investigate whether Wells Fargo deliberately misled federal lawmakers during an active investigation, said 33 groups led...

America’s Whitest Sheriff

Khalil Bendib / OtherWords.org This piece was reprinted from Other Words by RINF Alternative News with permission.

Should Mike Pence Become America’s President?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On August 26th, Morning Consult headlined “More Voters Want Pence as President Than Trump, Poll Shows” and reported that...

Making America White Again

If we are willing to be honest, there was no ambiguity in Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.” The word “again”...
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Video: John Nichols: “Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous...

https://democracynow.org - John Nichols of The Nation talks about his new book, "Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People...

The Disease That Will Destroy America

As a Humanities professor I have had the opportunity to teach psychology and social psychology for more than 20 years. Occasionally the knowledge obtained...

I Helped Low-Income Americans Save for Retirement — Until Trump Ended the Program

Last month, the Treasury Department announced plans to wind down the myRA program, an Obama-era initiative designed to help low- and middle-income earners start...

Canadian bicycle police capture one of America’s most wanted

Published time: 29 Aug, 2017 20:27 A man stopped by two Montreal cops on routine bike...

Afghanistan and the Collapse of American Governance

For years Donald Trump called for an end to America’s war in Afghanistan. Yet as president he has quickly decided to expand the war....
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Video: Moral Compass: RT asks Americans whether big business leaders now offer best guidance

With critics claiming America's moral compass has lost direction under Donald Trump, the US mainstream media's repeatedly pushing the idea, it's big business ... Via...

‘Unlawful occupation’: Native Americans seek to reclaim ancestral land from Brown University

Published time: 22 Aug, 2017 21:13 Edited time: 23 Aug, 2017 09:19 More than 50 members...

Kushner meets with Egyptian officials amid dispute over slashed American aid

Published time: 23 Aug, 2017 15:26 Edited time: 23 Aug, 2017 19:17 US President Donald Trump’s...

Arizona ban on Mexican-American studies ruled unconstitutional – judge

Racial discrimination was behind an Arizona school district’s decision to ban Mexican-American history studies in Tucson...

America’s ‘Global Policeman’ Role

America’s influential neocons and their liberal-hawk sidekicks want U.S. interventions pretty much everywhere, but other powers are chafing against this...

Tariq Ramadan: As Muslims Condemn Spain Attack, Americans Must Denounce US Killings in Syria,...

Spanish police are continuing to investigate last week's attack in Barcelona, where 15 people died after a van plowed into a crowded walkway along...
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Video: Tariq Ramadan: As Muslims Condemn Spain Attack, Americans Must Denounce U.S. Killings in...

https://democracynow.org - Spanish police are continuing to investigate last week's attack in Barcelona, where 15 people died after a van plowed into a crowded...

Poll Shows Trump Is Accomplishing One Thing: Making America Hate Again

A new poll by Quinnipiac University reveals that a growing number of Americans think President Donald Trump has contributed to a more hateful atmosphere...

Workers Struggles: the Americas

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‘We are one people’: Trump pushes civic nationalism in American Legion speech (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump outlined his principles of patriotism in a speech to the American Legion, saying...
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Video: From ‘end of world’ to ‘end of Trump’: Hidden message behind solar eclipse,...

Divisions in American society were somewhat shunted to the sidelines on Monday as millions of onlookers turned their eyes to the skies, for a...
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Video: American Prospect Editor Robert Kuttner on His Extraordinary Interview with Steve Bannon

https://democracynow.org - White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has left the White House and rejoined the far-right-wing website Breitbart News as the ... Via Youtube

American Prospect Editor Robert Kuttner on His Extraordinary Interview With Steve Bannon

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has left the White House and rejoined the far-right-wing website Breitbart News as the executive chairman. Bannon has...

Majority of Americans think Confederate statues should remain – poll

Despite a growing push across the US to dismantle monuments to Confederate generals and those who...
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Video: Stressed by Trump: Americans with ‘President Trump stress disorder’ flock to therapists

The rapid rate of resignations and dismissals in the White House is proving to be a boon for therapists, as more and more anxious...

Human Connectedness and the Disconnected Power Elite of America

I was emotional. They are only fossils, but they have been human beings and very quickly you make a connection with these people who...

A Plea for Nonviolence: Fighting Fascism in Trump’s America

Photo by alainalele | CC BY 2.0 The violence that accompanied recent white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia is merely the opening salvo in a...

Make America Safe Again

Through six months of Donald Trump the progressive resistance has been united by opposition to his policies. The good news is that we have stopped his...

American actor & comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Published time: 20 Aug, 2017 18:02 Edited time: 20 Aug, 2017 18:45 US comedy legend, Jerry...

US asks Latin American countries to 'break all ties with N. Korea'

Published time: 16 Aug, 2017 17:05 Edited time: 17 Aug, 2017 06:59 US Vice President Mike...

To See or to Nazi: Trump’s Moral Blindspot is America’s

Photo by Mark Dixon | CC BY 2.0 We’ve have entered the time of mock outrage. The press was shocked that armed neo-Nazis were marching...

America Asleep

Photo by Diego Torres Silvestre | CC BY 2.0 “The summer of 1919, called “The Red Summer” by James Weldon Johnson, ushered in the greatest period...

Trump administration ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence

The Department of Homeland Security has shut down an Obama-era program that allowed minors fleeing from...

American Bar Association to allow illegal immigrants to become lawyers

The American Bar Association (ABA) has voted to allow immigrants in the US illegally to take...

Making America Hate Again

Two days late, Donald Trump has finally condemned violent white supremacists. He was pushed into it by a storm of outrage at his initial...

Trump's America, Month Eight: Blood on the Pavement in Charlottesville

Note: This article contains graphic photos of anti-Black violence. A white supremacist brandishes a 9mm pistol during the beating of Deandre Harris on August 12,...
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Video: Guam Fears: US-N.Korea nuclear tensions make Americans buy bunkers

The war of words between the US and North Korea is generating headlines, amid growing fears it could erupt into a real confrontation. Almost...

"A Better Deal" for American Workers? Not Without Unions

A labor protest at Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, February 26, 2011. (Photo: sushiesque / Flickr) At the Tufts Medical Center in Boston, 1,200 nurses recently...

The De-Putin-Nazification of America

Sometime circa late July, as the hundreds of thousands of de facto vassals that cater to the needs of New York City’s simulated aristocracy...

Canada’s NDP backs American Empire

Does the NDP consistently support a foreign policy that benefits ordinary people around the world? Or does the social democratic party often simply fall...

Minority Rule in Trump’s America

Photo by Marc Nozell | CC BY 2.0 Donald Trump’s slogan “America First” is vile; it smacks of nativism and appeals to the insularity and...

The Spanish Inquisition Lives On in Arizona's Ban on Mexican American Studies

(Photo: DGLimages / iStock / Getty Images Plus) I have always viewed Arizona's effort to eradicate Mexican American Studies (MAS) as something akin to an...

The Tempest of American Power

In Shakespeare’s late masterpiece, The Tempest, Antonio proposes murdering Alonso, the King of Naples, and seizing the throne. He remarks that he and his...
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Video: Lee Fang On How A Little-Known U.S. Libertarian Think Tank Is Remaking Latin...

https://democracynow.org - A new investigation published by The Intercept exposes how a libertarian think tank called the Atlas Network is remaking Latin ... Via Youtube

Committee to Save America: Globalists Team Up to Thwart Trump's Agenda

A group of globalist White House advisers and generals have apparently teamed up with establishment Republican leaders in Congress to form a...

The American Empire

“When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight,” Samuel Johnson observed, “it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” And the prospect of a...

Bulldozing London’s beloved Latin American market will ‘ethnically cleanse’ area, traders tell RT

The planned demolition of Britain’s largest Latin American market to make way for luxury shops...

Deadly Smoke, Deadly Meat, Deadly Deals – America was Named by Whites for the...

Portland's Smokey Haze, Canada's Fires -- A Clear Day May Never Be Coming in a Decade You Consume Fear: Then You are What you Eat! Endless...

The American Anti-Russia Hysteria and Sanctions Bill

Recently, the US House of Representatives voted 419-3 and the US Senate voted 98-2 to lump North Korea, Iran, and Russia together in a...

Revisiting Baudrillard’s “America” in the Age of Trump and the Kardashians

Photo by continentcontinent.cc | CC BY 2.0 Why this sudden bewilderment, this confusion?(How serious people’s faces have become)Why are the streets and squares emptying so...

America’s Military Cannot Bring Peace to Syria

Photo by DVIDSHUB | CC BY 2.0 America must decide what it wants to do about Syria.  Does it want to get rid of Bashar...

When You’re an American Cop

“There is one criminal justice system for citizens—especially black and brown ones—and another for police in the United States.”—Redditt Hudson, former St. Louis police...

‘Americans should sleep well at night’ – Tillerson on North Korea threat

Published time: 9 Aug, 2017 12:42 North Korea poses no “imminent threat” to the US and...

Anything Goes When You’re a Cop in America

Photo by G20 Voice | CC BY 2.0 “There is one criminal justice system for citizens—especially black and brown ones—and another for police in the...

OECD: Americans Are World’s Fattest People

Eric Zuesse http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Obesity-Update-2017.pdf ————— Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of...

The Great Leap Backwards: Trump's Blueprint To Make America Not Great

The Trump administration is doubling down on oil, gas, and coal at a time when the rest of the world is committing to getting...

US vs hackers: America’s crusade against cybercrime

Cyberattacks across the world have grown ever-larger in scale, inflicting billions of dollars of damage –...

Resistance at Tule Lake: A Hidden History of Japanese American Incarceration and Defiance

Just over 75 years ago, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a move that codified racist bigotry and led to the roundup...
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Video: Cut & Crash: Trump praises US stock market gains, but Americans fear job...

Amid the current turmoil in the White House, Donald Trump is delighted with one positive development - the record gains on the American stock...

Dawn of the Dead: Why American Politics Can’t be Reformed

Soon after he entered office Donald Trump abandoned the populist rhetoric that got him elected and began pushing programs that benefit connected plutocrats. Soon...

The Progressive State of America

The progressive left is blathering about a living wage.  There are numerous fallacies at play here.  Suffice it to say that, by and large,...

Pope Francis's Associates Condemn American Religious Right

An article written by two associates of Pope Francis in the Catholic journal La Civiltà Cattolica illustrates vast disagreements between the Pope and conservative...

The People are Not the Enemy: Police Anarchy in America

Photo by G20 Voice | CC BY 2.0 Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,The blood-dimmed tide is loosed,...

US bans American travel to N. Korea after Sep 1, passport holders ordered out

Published time: 2 Aug, 2017 22:34 Edited time: 2 Aug, 2017 22:58 The US State Department...

Football, the American Tragedy: Public Ignorance Persists on a Major Health Crisis

There's no way to make football "safe," but many choose to believe NFL propaganda. (Photo: Pixabay) The NFL is receiving critical media attention for its...

Col. Douglas MacGregor on an America First Foreign Policy

Col. Douglas MacGregor on Tucker Carlson tonight. Let’s hope he replaces one of the NSC likely to be fired soon. ...
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Video: ‘Time for talk with N.Korea is over’ – America’s UN envoy, Nikki Haley...

The U.S. ambassador to the UN's warned North Korea that 'the time for talk is over'. Nikki Haley added any Security Council resolution that...

Why America Isn’t Free

The United States is one of only three developed countries in the world with a nationwide drinking age over 18. The other two countries...
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Video: Keiser Report: Distant American Dream (E1104)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ From Freedom Fest in Las Vegas, Max and Stacy discuss the American Dream being more ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Russia sanctions are excuse for ‘America 1st’ industrial policy’ – German FM

The EU has threatened to retaliate against the US sanctions on Russia, should they harm European business interests. A number of European companies are...

A “Better Deal” for American Workers?

Photo by 7beachbum | CC BY 2.0 For those people in the United States who still believe there are two major political parties, the Democrats’...

Drugs keep blue-collar Americans from good jobs, employers say

While there is a rising number of job openings for good-paying blue-collar work across the US,...

15mn Americans would opt out of Obamacare if they could – CBO

By next year, 15 million people would opt out of the Affordable Care Act, widely known...

America Declares Economic War Against Europe

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On Friday night, July 28th, U.S. President Donald Trump said that he would sign into law the increased economic...

58% of Americans support transgender serving in the military – poll

Published time: 28 Jul, 2017 21:06 The majority of American adults disagreed with President Donald Trump’s...

From Watergate to Russiagate: the Hidden Scandal of American Power

Photo by Kathleen Tyler Conklin | CC BY 2.0 Political corruption often leads to a constitutional crisis. The Watergate scandal that took down Richard Nixon...
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Video: ‘America 1st cannot mean that Europe’s interests come last’: Juncker on new anti-Russia...

Brussels has fired back at the new US sanctions against Russia, saying an “America first” approach does not mean EU interests can come last....

The Myth of American Exceptionalism

Photo by August Kelm | CC BY 2.0 Like too many nations, the United States likes to think of itself as a chosen nation and...

100 Years Ago African-Americans Marched Down 5th Avenue to Declare That Black Lives Matter

The only sounds were those of muffled drums, the shuffling of feet and the gentle sobs of some of the estimated 20,000 onlookers. The...

Making America Great, Again?

“Make America Great Again” was Donald Trump’s campaign slogan. It appeals to the people whose hearts beat with patriotic fervor. But what does such...

America’s Five Sex Panics

Photo by Tom Britt | CC BY 2.0 Donald Trump is a once-upon-a-time upmarket hedonist who, like a recovering alcoholic, has morphed into a super-moralist. ...

Obama Economic Recovery Was America’s Weakest

Eric Zuesse The following graph of “Non-farm Payroll Jobs in United States" shows America’s economic recoveries from recession, in numbers of jobs, and indicates very...

Top CEOs Make 271 Times More Than the Average American

In 2016, CEOs at America’s largest firms made, on average, 271 times more than the average US worker. Fifty years ago, that ratio was...

State Dept. bans American travel to North Korea

Published time: 21 Jul, 2017 16:56 Edited time: 22 Jul, 2017 11:51 The Trump administration will...

Russia is no longer America's 'single' biggest threat – top US general

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 05:47 The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff no...
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Video: As Trump Touts “Made in America” Week, Indonesian Workers Toil Away Making Ivanka...

https://democracynow.org - While President Trump is promoting "Made in America" week, we turn now to look at a recent investigation by The Guardian that...

The American Boobeosie Have Been Brainwashed

We’re seeing more and more congressional Democrats attempting to push the concept of Russian collusion onto the American electorate. I am just challenging it...

America’s Invasion of Syria

Will it finally end now? Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The U.S. government has invaded and occupies Syria to overthrow its President, Bashar al-Assad and...
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Video: Turkish media reveals American base locations in Syria

A Turkish state news agency has released a list of U.S. military bases in Northern Syria, as relations between the two NATO allies take...

Zombies R Us: the Walking Dead of the American Police State

Photo by MELISSA MATHIES | CC BY 2.0 Monsters in movies are us, always us, one way or the other. They’re us with hats on....

New Survey: Americans Afraid of Major War. Whose Fault?

According to a new NBC News survey, some 76 percent of Americans are afraid of being drawn into a major...
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Video: Latin America in 2016: The Resurgence of the Right Continues

With Brazil, Peru, and Argentina, more governments shifted to the right in Latin America in 2016, imposing neoliberal economics in a context of high...

The American Nation Is Being Destroyed

Imagine all the people living for today Imagine there’s no countries. It isn’t hard to do. Nothing to kill or die for, And no religion too. Imagine all the...
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Video: Keiser Report: Gutting of America’s Wealth Creation Machine (E1097)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report's annual Summer Solutions series Max and Stacy discuss ... Via Youtube

Fighting the Wrong Enemy: Why Americans Hate Muslims

Two officers sought me from within a crowd at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. They seemed to know who I was. They asked me to...

Undermine American Democracy?

Scott Hamann’s anti-Trump rant, I believe, reveals not only his own beliefs and feelings but also those of many other people. I believe that...

White House voter commission doxxes Americans by revealing emails & addresses

Published time: 15 Jul, 2017 04:01 The Trump administration has unwittingly doxxed more than 100 voters...

Allen Ginsberg reads America

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2017 Social Security Trustees Report Shows That Social Security Continues to Work for America

WASHINGTON - As reporters cover the just-released 2017 Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports, Social Security Works provides you with this fact sheet that...

The Destructiveness of America’s Alliances

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Alliances between nations are military. Without being military, they would be nothing. Trade agreements don’t require any alliances at...

Preparing for Doomsday: A Shelter-in-Place Mentality Is the New American Normal

(Photo: Ilgam) Has there ever been a nation as dedicated to preparing for doomsday as the United States? If that's a thought that hasn't crossed...

Is This How the World Sees America Now?

Donald Trump recently returned from meeting with the other powerful countries of the G20 group — one of his first big performances on the...

Health Care in America: Where is the Socialist Solution?

Photo by Molly Adams | CC BY 2.0 The introduction of the Republican legislation to “repeal and replace” Obamacare is no more than latest scrimmage...

2 Americans, 1 British volunteer killed fighting alongside Kurds against ISIS in Syria

Six volunteer fighters, two from the US and one from the UK, were killed in Syria...

Getting political: Nearly half of Americans have taken part in First Amendment activities in...

A survey of Americans’ attitude about their First Amendment rights found nearly half participated in at...

The Fight over Mexican-American Books

Latino-rights activists are challenging Arizona’s ban on school books and courses that provide students with information about Mexican-American history and...

UK military should adopt ‘American-style approach’ – top general

Published time: 10 Jul, 2017 12:32 Edited time: 10 Jul, 2017 12:33 Casting aside centuries...

250,000 Americans, 500 groups reject genetically-modified eucalyptus trees

Over 250,000 Americans and 500 organizations submitted comments rejecting the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposal...
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Video: ‘America loves Poland’: Trump delivers speech in Warsaw (STREAMED LIVE)

US President Donald Trump delivers a speech at Warsaw's Krasinski Square before traveling to Hamburg for the G20 Summit. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube

Americans have the right to film police in public, court rules

Published time: 8 Jul, 2017 00:57 US citizens have the right to film police performing their...

Cutting Medicaid Threatens the Lives and Liberty of Disabled Americans

  Activists with disabilities demonstrate against Trumpcare in Austin, Texas, July 6, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Lowry) Since election night 2016, the streets of the US have...

North Korea vs. America: Trump’s Better Things to Do?

by Kim Petersen / July 7th, 2017 Following a successful ICBM test by the Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK, also referred to as North Korea),...

An American Paradox: Pillorying Fake News while Promoting False Flags

The United States is a schizophrenic asylum of extreme paradoxes: While its internal politics reverberates with fake news-mediated recriminations, Americans yet find merit in...

Most Americans still support Trump’s limited travel ban – new poll

Six in ten American voters support the Trump administration’s new policy of denying entry into the...

The Price of America’s Endless Wars

Official Washington likes to think of its wars as “humanitarian,” supposedly bringing “democracy” to faraway lands, but the wars really...
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Video: Grandson of Former VP Henry A. Wallace on Standing Rock’s Fossil-Free Future &...

https://democracynow.org - As we continue to look at how the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is embracing renewable energy, we turn now to Scott Wallace...

On American Revolution

Photo by Eli Christman | CC BY 2.0 My fellow U.S.-Americans, we’ve never had a revolution. It’s true that slaveowner Thomas Jefferson’s July 4, 1776 Declaration...

Are Americans Getting Too Much Vitamin D?

By Dr. Mercola Over the past couple of decades, tens of thousands of studies have evaluated the benefits of vitamin D, linking low blood levels...

America’s Pension Bomb

We’ve written quite a bit over the past couple of months about the pending financial crisis in Illinois which will inevitability result in the...

Joe And Mika Owe America An Apology

Most media reports have portrayed Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski as aggrieved victims of Donald Trump’s Thursday Twitter tantrum. It can’t be pleasant to...
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Video: Keiser Report: ‘Oligarchic America’ (E1091)

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

‘I don’t feel safe’: African American man quits job after finding noose at work

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 18:22 Edited time: 1 Jul, 2017 11:05 An African American man...
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Video: On Contact: Noam Chomsky discusses his latest book ‘Requiem for the American Dream’

On this week's episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges travels to Cambridge, Massachusetts for a conversation with America's most important intellectual, ... Via Youtube

The Economic Motive for America’s Current Wars

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Russia has long been the chief seller of energy — mainly gas and oil — in the world’s largest...

American Judge Says "Democracy Is Broken” as Court Declines to Oversee Drone Killing

A senior judge has today described American democracy as "broken" and Congressional oversight a "joke" in failing to check the US drone killing program. In...

How Accidental Are America’s Accidental Civilian Killings Across the Middle East?

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said “civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation,” referring to America’s war...
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Video: Historian: Republican Push to Replace Obamacare Reflects Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America

https://democracynow.org - As Republicans attempt to revive a bill to overturn Obamacare, we look at the radical right's attempt to reshape the role of...

America Needs Service Workers — And They Need Health Care

Our country is founded on a myth that anyone can succeed so long as they work hard. That’s the story of Alexander Hamilton that has...
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Video: “America is on Trial”: Historian Ibram X. Kendi on the Failure to Convict...

https://democracynow.org - As three Chicago police officers face charges for covering up the police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, we will look at ... Via...

"America Is on Trial": Historian Ibram X. Kendi on the Failure to Convict Cops...

As three Chicago police officers face charges for covering up the police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, we will look at the cases of...

More Americans See Liberty In Decline. Why?

According to a new Gallup survey, over the past eleven years Americans’ satisfaction with the level of freedom in the...

'Kill the Bill, Don't Kill Me!': Americans with Disabilities Lead the Fight Against Trumpcare

Protesters descended on Republican Senators' offices all over the country on Wednesday, demanding that their elected officials vote against the Senate healthcare bill—which the...

American Samizdat

What happens when America’s top investigative journalist reports what its media-owners don’t want the public to know? Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org This isn’t only...

Common Cause Urges Sean Spicer to Make White House Accountable to the American People...

WASHINGTON - Today, Common Cause urged White House communications director Sean Spicer to return to established norms and allow cameras and live audio feeds...

Warren Buffett wants more taxes on rich Americans, single-payer healthcare

The Republican healthcare proposal amounts to a tax cut for the rich, and the US economy...

What Happened to America’s Wealth? The Rich Hid It.

If you find yourself traveling this summer, take a closer look at America’s deteriorating infrastructure — our crumbling roads, sidewalks, public parks, and train...

Liberty lost? Americans increasingly unhappy with levels of freedom, survey says

Published time: 28 Jun, 2017 11:07 America is often referred to as the "Land of the...
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Video: Russia interfered in US election in decades-long plan to ‘undermine American democracy’ –...

CIA chief Mike Pompeo claims Russian meddling in the US presidential elections was part of a decades-long effort to “undermine American democracy.” Russia ... Via...

American Pravda: CNN Producer Says Russia Narrative ‘Bullsh*t’

In the recent video footage obtained by Project Veritas, John Bonifield a Sr. Producer at CNN, admits to several beliefs...

Death of America’s Common Man

Modern America’s obsession with self and success has killed off what once was an honorable American archetype, the Common Man,...

Signs of America's Demise, and One Way to Survive

It goes far beyond Donald Trump. He's just simple-mindedly exacerbating a trend. Clear signs of deterioration have been building in our nation, some of...

22mn Americans to lose health insurance under Senate Obamacare repeal bill ‒ CBO

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) assessed the Republican-proposed healthcare bill facing the US Senate will cost...

Not Even Our National Monuments Are Safe in Trump’s America

In the fall of 2002, I spent nearly two weeks backpacking in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah. Fifteen years later, that experience...

How America Armed Terrorists in Syria

Free Syrian Army fighters in Saqba, a suburb of Damascus (Photo: Freedom House/CC-BY-2.0) Three-term Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a member of both the Armed...

How America Armed Terrorists in Syria

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s “Stop Arming Terrorists Act” to curb weapons going to Al Qaeda-linked jihadists in Syria, has attracted only...

Deep History of America’s Deep State

Exclusive: The idea of an elitist Deep State – erasing a “mistake”  by the people – pervades current efforts to...
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Video: How much do ordinary Americans know about civilian plight in Syria?

US coalition conducts major offence in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de-facto ISIS capital. The UN Secretary General António Guterres expressed deep concern...

Rural America is Aging and Shrinking

Technology and diverging values widen the gap between small-town USA and cities. Americans in rural areas and small towns see the world...

Another Troop Surge in America’s Longest War

President Trump might have dodged military service in his youth, but he certainly is militaristic — he’s bellicose, likes to issue commands, and is...

America illegally at war for a long time now – US Senator Rand Paul

Published time: 21 Jun, 2017 14:53 Edited time: 21 Jun, 2017 15:05 US Senator Rand Paul...
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Video: At AIPAC Protest, Young American Jews Voice Rejection of Israeli Policies

Journalist and author Max Blumenthal says the vocal Jewish-led protests at this year's AIPAC Policy Conference highlight a growing generational divide on ... Via Youtube

High anxiety: Americans among most tense people in the world, survey finds

A decade-long study shows a disturbing trend of anxiety levels among US citizens. Deep concerns of...

‘Risk too high’: Tour agency that sent Otto Warmbier to N. Korea halts trips...

Published time: 20 Jun, 2017 11:54 Edited time: 20 Jun, 2017 12:04 The Chinese travel agency...

Concerned Americans Say New GMO Regs Would Make Oversight Worse, Not Better

WASHINGTON - Today marks the close of three U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public comment periods on...

America’s Real Loss of Prestige and Leadership Abroad

Because we traded the smooth talking guy for the clumsy boob with no manners, it is popular to bleat that America has given up...

Data used by Trump campaign on 198mn Americans found exposed online

Published time: 19 Jun, 2017 17:37 A California-based cybersecurity firm found a database of nearly 200...

Don’t believe anonymous officials, DOJ tells Americans

The Department of Justice has warned the American public not to take at face value anything...
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Video: ‘Russians do not consider Americans as enemies’ – Putin at Q&A session

Russian President Vladimir Putin holds annual Q&A in Moscow. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Miami Conference Signals Further Militarization of US Policy in Central America

In a high-level meeting Friday, the presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador will discuss the region’s security with American and Mexican officials. Innocuous...

Gallup Finds Stunning Decline in Americans’ Respect for U.S. Government

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On June 9th, Gallup’s Editor-In-Chief, Frank Newport, headlined "Americans Want More Than Just Budget Cuts” and reported that, “Gallup's latest update...

Putin, Ukraine and What Americans Know

Exclusive: In an interview with Oliver Stone, Russian President Putin explained his take on the Ukraine crisis, one that contrasts...

Without a New Glass-Steagall America Will Fail

For 66 years the Glass-Steagall act reduced the risks in the banking system.  Eight years after the act was repealed, the banking system blew...

Americans trust Comey over Trump following his ‘prevalent’ leaks – poll

Published time: 11 Jun, 2017 18:02 A poll conducted following former FBI chief James Comey’s testimony...

The Plight of the “Other”: Immigrants and Refugees in America’s Heartland

Photo by Rick Obst | CC BY 2.0 Amy Rowell is the Director of World Relief for the Quad Cities (Rock Island and Moline in...
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Video: Worst Epidemic in U.S. History? Opioid Crisis Now Leading Cause of Death for...

https://democracynow.org - Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. To put the death toll into...

Opioid Crisis Now Leading Cause of Death for Americans Under 50

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. To put the death toll into perspective, opioid...

Trump and the American Decline

The fury over President Trump’s behavior and the hysteria over Russia are concealing the more significant long-term erosion of U.S....

Paris Agreement Just Anti-White Virtue Signalling–Trump Signals America First

President Trump fulfilled one of his campaign promises by withdrawing our country from last year’s Paris agreement on phasing out fossil-fuel energy production. This...

American Darkness Vs. Bhutan Brightness

As Donald Trump axes America’s commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, the Kingdom of Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay finalizes Bhutan for Life, a...

Trump Isolates America from the World

In 2016, American voters faced a painful dilemma, electing a proven war hawk or a climate-change denier – and somehow...

Russia’s Eifman Ballet hits New York City Center with grand North American tour

Published time: 3 Jun, 2017 11:09 Edited time: 3 Jun, 2017 11:12 Renowned St. Petersburg dance...

Trump Just Cemented His Legacy as America’s Worst-Ever President

In an inexplicable abdication of any semblance of responsibility or leadership, Donald Trump has announced that he will begin the process to withdraw the...

America’s Iran Hysteria

“Everywhere you look, if there is trouble in the region,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters on a mid-April visit to Riyadh, Saudi...

‘Not good for America or world’: Musk abandons Trump advisory role after Paris deal...

Published time: 1 Jun, 2017 21:25 Elon Musk has followed through on his threat to leave...

Trump’s Revealing Budget for Rural America

How we spend our money says a lot about what we value — and what we can do without. The Trump administration’s proposed budget,...

The Good Americans

Photo by Jörn Schubert | CC BY 2.0 The Pink Revolution of 2017, better known as Russiagate, is now more or less a fait accompli....

Hate on display: Noose found in DC African American museum & N-word scrawled on...

Published time: 1 Jun, 2017 03:54 A noose was found at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of...

Fox News’ ratings slide as Americans’ mistrust of mainstream media grows

Nearly two-thirds of US voters believe that the mainstream media is producing fake news, according to...

Voice of America faces budget cuts, vows to fight 'Russian disinformation'

The US government’s broadcasting agency may shut down some services if it loses a suggested $63...

William J. Astore asks: Will America’s Wars Ever End?

In late 2009, I wrote the following article for Huff Post under the title, “One Grizzled Veteran’s Dream.” This Memorial Day Weekend, I’d like...

Trump's "Victims of Immigration Crime" Hotline Is as American as It Gets

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer in Calexico, California, March 21, 2005. From "Neighborhood Watch" programs to crime hotlines, the US justifies profiling by...

Poetry to the Rescue of America's Soul

As President Donald Trump’s (is this true or is it only a passingvnightmare?) wrecking machine continues its steady work of destroyingeverything that is dear...
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Video: America First? Trump shoves aside Montenegro PM at NATO summit

US President Donald Trump was caught on camera pushing Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic out of the way at the NATO summit in Brussels. Via...

Trump’s Reckless Appeasement of Coal Industry is Putting America’s Drinking Water at Risk

Sierra ClubLate yesterday, Donald Trump’s EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, proposed suspending deadlines for new clean water protections against coal plants dumping massive amounts of...

NSA Spying On Americans ‘Widespread’ – Let Sec. 702 Expire!

In October, 2016, the NSA was forced to admit that it had misused Sec. 702 of the FISA Amendments to...
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Video: Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Trump’s Budget Takes a Sledgehammer to What Remains of the...

https://democracynow.org - The Trump administration unveiled its $4.1 trillion budget Tuesday. The plan includes massive cuts to social programs, while calling ... Via Youtube

23mn Americans to lose health insurance by 2026 under GOP repeal of Obamacare –...

Published time: 24 May, 2017 22:00 Edited time: 25 May, 2017 12:39 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget...

Saving America’s Great Places

I’m writing this from Yellowstone National Park. Established in 1872, this was our first National Park. The world’s first, in fact. In an interesting window...

Independent Journalists Reveal America’s Sinister War in Syria

Syria is not experiencing a “civil war.” It is being targeted by both proxy and direct military force organized by the United States and...

FISA court finds NSA violated search restrictions, spied on Americans

Intelligence agencies under former President Barack Obama routinely violated privacy rights, conducted illegal searches and gathered...

William Astore on America’s ‘Beautiful’ Weapons

President Trump is hawking weapons in the Middle East. After concluding a deal with the Saudis for $110 billion in weaponry, he sought out...

America’s Civil War II

Civil wars are perhaps the most tragic and bitter, when a country goes to war on itself – and it’s brother against brother, homesteads...

America’s Retarded Awareness

Alternative ideas don’t come easily to Americans. It seems that Americans imported colonial hierarchal practices from Europe to cultivate them to their own advantage....

20 Years of GM Soy in the Southern Cone of Latin America, 20 Reasons...

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) has just published its annual report, which confirms that the Southern Cone of Latin...

How China Lobby Shaped America

Exclusive: A prototype of the modern foreign lobby in Washington was the China Lobby, bribing and bending U.S. politicians to...

America’s Reign of Terror

“The means of defense against foreign danger have been always the instruments of tyranny at home.” ― James Madison Who designed the malware worm that...

‘Filthy’ air pollution is killing more Brits per 100,000 than in US & South...

Published time: 18 May, 2017 10:18 Edited time: 18 May, 2017 15:51 The number of...

Illusions and Dangers in Trump's "America First" Policy: An Interview With Economist Robert Pollin

Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Fountain Hills, Arizona, March 19, 2016. (Photo: Gage Skidmore) Donald Trump will probably go down in history...

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Probe US Border Patrol Over Killing of Mexican...

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, DC, has agreed to open a case against the US government for the murder and cover-up...
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Video: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Probe U.S. Border Patrol over Killing of...

http://democracynow.org - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., has agreed to open a case against the U.S. government for ... Via Youtube

William J. Astore on Icons of American Militarism

At this moment, it’s hard to think of a better symbol of American militarism than a giant bomb with a U.S. flag on it....

The Never-Ending 'Willie Horton Effect' is Keeping Prisons Too Full for America's Good

At a time when Democrats and Republicans appear incapable of working together on even the simplest of matters, one area of surprising agreement has...

‘Lucky’ American triumphs in Russia’s ‘chess diplomacy’ tournament

An ordinary US federal government employee won a prestigious invitation-only chess tournament set up by diplomats...

America’s Great Leap Backwards

For almost 50 years, the US economy and society has taken a great leap backward — accelerating during the past three Presidencies. Not...

The American Imperium Is Going Down

For the World War II generation there was clarity. The attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941, united the nation as it had never been...

'Keep America safe in cyberspace': Trump signs cybersecurity executive order

President Donald Trump has signed a long-awaited executive order designed to strengthen the cybersecurity of critical...
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Video: USSR’s role in WW2: Americans give RT their best guesses

Among the countries that fought Nazi Germany in WWII, the Soviet Union paid the highest price and was key to defeating Hitler. However, as...

New Prez Wants South Korea To Learn To Say No to America

South Korea has just elected a liberal president who favors rebuilding tattered relations with neighboring North Korea, which could signal a policy shift and...

American Justice Now Feels Laughable

Heard any good jokes lately? Desiree Fairooz did. But laughing at it got her thrown in jail. That’s right: Fairooz was just convicted for laughing...

Study: Majority of Americans Believe U.S. Losing its Culture and Identity

A new study has found that 55% of the U.S. public believe America is in danger of losing its culture and identity....

‘Brexit means Brexit’ tour of London offered to Americans… for a mere $6K

The New York Times is cashing in on Britain’s split from the EU by offering a ‘Brexit Means Brexit Tour’ of London to American...

Rewilding America

It’s time for us as a people to come together, to form an understanding about our natural environment, and our connection to it. If...

Black Americans still 30% worse off than whites – equality report

Overall prosperity for Black and Latino Americans still lags 20-30 percent behind whites, according to the...

Playing Games with America’s Health Care

President Trump reneged on promises about health insurance for all to win a House vote on a bill to repeal...
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Video: DRONE FOOTAGE: WW2 American fighter aircraft lifted from the bottom of Kerch...

An American P-40 fighter aircraft from World War II was lifted from the bottom of the Kerch Strait, 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) from the...

America’s Ready Supply of Enemies

The U.S. political process seems to rely on a steady supply of foreign “enemies” to hate, but sometimes politicians overcome...

War and Empire: the American Way of Life

Photo courtesy of  CC BY 2.0   A few months ago I received a message from a professor at the Khomeini Institute for Education and  Research in...

Man sues American Airlines for $74k after sitting next to ‘grossly obese’ passengers

An Australian man is suing American Airlines for AU$100,000 (US$74,080) after being forced to sit next...

A Radical’s Struggle To Remake America

By Michael R. Maharrey May 6, 2017 This is not your typical biography. There have been countless books written on Jefferson, but Gutzman tills a lot...
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Video: ’16 years, same tactics’: America’s longest war since Vietnam fails to bring end...

Eight people have been killed and 28 more injured as a reported suicide bomb blast targeting a NATO convoy hit the Afghan capital, Kabul,...

The ACA Repeal Has Passed the House, Threatening Millions of Americans

House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks at a news conference about health care legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 6, 2017. (Photo: Gabriella...

House Passes Revised American Health Care Act

House Republicans passed a revised version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Thursday. The bill passed after moderate Republicans fretted this...

Why Americans Distrust the Press More Than They Distrust Trump

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org A Morning Consult poll published on April 28th showed that “roughly half (51 percent) of Americans said the national...

FBI aids in ‘hate crime’ investigation of bananas hung from nooses at American University

The FBI is helping an investigation at American University in Washington, DC, where campus police say...

America’s Top Scientists Confirm: U.S. Goal Now Is to Conquer Russia

Eric Zuesse The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists published a study, on 1 March 2017, which opened: The US nuclear forces modernization program has been portrayed...

"The Height of Idiocy": Americans Tell Trump's EPA What They Think About Easing Drinking...

WASHINGTON - Almost 40,000 Americans have let the Environmental Protection Agency know what they think about the Trump administration’s agenda to eliminate "burdensome" environmental...

Bigoted Americans Far More Supportive of War Against Syria

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org —— On April 23rd, the U.S. mega-corporate and government-funded National Public Radio network, NPR, interviewed voters about their views on...

The Empire Expands: Not the American One, But Trump’s

President Trump, his children and their spouses, aren’t just using the Oval Office to augment their political legacy or secure future riches. Okay, they...

America’s Rapacious Aristocracy and WW3

Eric Zuesse The disenchanted Reagan Administration official and much-honored economist and political scientist, Paul Craig Roberts, headlined on April 27th, "Washington Plans to Nuke Russia...

Demonstrating America’s Need for Immigrants

President Trump has pushed for the expulsion of millions of undocumented immigrants, but they are pushing back by using May...

Zuckerberg 2020? Facebook CEO tours America’s rust belt amid rumors of political run

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg began 2017 with a bold personal challenge: “to have visited and met...
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Video: Keiser Report: America-China Financial Wars (E 1064)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the 'total fool' speculator who ... Via...

The Only Way To Win America’s Wars Is To End Them

Today, I saw another article on why America is losing its wars in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. The gist of this and...
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Video: Trump’s Tax Plan & Push To End Net Neutrality Are An “All Out...

http://democracynow.org - As President Trump marks his first 100 day in office, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) argues many of his plans have increased inequality. Via...

America’s New Nuclear Missile Endangers the World

At a time of growing tensions between nuclear powers—Russia and NATO in Europe, and the U.S., North Korea and China in Asia—Washington has quietly...

NSA to stop collecting Americans' emails, texts about foreign surveillance targets

Published time: 28 Apr, 2017 20:25 The National Security Agency says it will halt the warrantless collection...

American Airlines AA211 from Manchester to JFK declares emergency, turns back

Published time: 28 Apr, 2017 09:56Edited time: 28 Apr, 2017 10:03 A flight from Manchester, England,...

The Threat of Nuclear Weapons to America

Did you know the U.S. has built nearly 70,000 nuclear weapons since 1945? Did you know the U.S. Air Force lost a B-52 and...

‘America is a white nation’: University flyer demands students report ‘illegal aliens’

Published time: 27 Apr, 2017 14:15 A notice calling on “white Americans” attending University of Texas at...

POLL: Americans Support Military-Industrial Complex Above All Else

Eric Zuesse A new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey, published on 26 April, indicates that most American voters support the military-industrial complex more than they support any...

Nordstrom selling ‘rugged Americana’ mud-stained jeans for $425

Published time: 26 Apr, 2017 21:27 Nordstrom is selling $425 jeans with fake mud stains for shoppers...

The Answer to American Troubles

Now that we see that Donald Trump is going to abandon the platform on which he won his election, and return the Republican Party...

RT America earns Silver & Bronze World Medals at NY Festivals World’s Best TV...

RT America has been awarded one Silver Medal and two Bronze Medals at the annual New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards. Question more,...

Decoding the American Jewish Zionists’ Rise to Power

Part 4: Readings in the Jewish Zionist Control of the United States: Interviews with Francis Boyle, James Petras, and Kim Petersenby B.J. Sabri /...

Flashback! Questions From the Last Time America Was Supposed To ‘Take Out’ Assad

History is a funny thing, because we forget it so easily, and so quickly. That forgetting is usually based on the political needs of...
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Video: Iraqi-American Doctor Who Revealed Flint Water Crisis Slams Trump & Travel Ban at...

http://democracynow.org - Among those who spoke out at the March for Science in Washington, D.C., on Saturday was Flint's Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, ... Via Youtube

American Dream in Freefall: It's This Bad

Whither the American Dream? It may not be totally dead, but a new study suggests that it is certainly on life support. Published in the American...

America’s Tale of Two Cities, Redux

Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, required reading in secondary school, is the second biggest selling single-volume book of all-time at 200 million...

31% of Americans view Russia as ‘greatest danger’ to US, highest rate in 3...

Answering an open-ended question, 31% of Americans said Russia currently represents the “greatest danger” to the US, according to a new poll. It is...

In Time for the Reform Debate, New Documents Shed Light on the Government’s Surveillance...

The ACLU on Friday released more than a dozen new documents concerning the government’s warrantless surveillance of millions of Americans. They were obtained from...
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Video: European, North American Campuses Observe Israeli Apartheid Week

Students and faculty held events including mock checkpoints and poetry readings to draw attention to the occupation of the Palestinian territories and ... Via Youtube

Fresno Shooting Highlights America’s Anti-White Murder Plague

Fresno Shooting Highlights America’s Anti-White Murder PlagueRed Ice NewsDispelling the Mythmakers Yet another racially-motivated black-on-white racist murder spree—this time in Fresno, California—has confirmed...

Trump's "Buy American" Order Looks Weak as DAPL Company Pushes Back

Loopholes and weaknesses in President Donald Trump's much-touted "Buy American, Hire American" executive order signed Tuesday abound, critics note, and the order is only...

An American Uprising: Assessing Opportunities for Progressive Political Change

We live in a time of tremendous instability and change. Concerns about growing authoritarianism in American politics – as reflected in the rise of...

“Making America Great Again” by Reducing the World to Ashes?

In the event of a nuclear war, there will be no chances, there will be no survivors – all will be obliterated… nuclear devastation...

‘Hire Americans’: New Trump order to crack down on work visas for foreigners

US President Donald Trump is to sign an executive order to revamp the visa program for...

America Must Start Looking How to End All the Wars It Has Started

Photo by DVIDSHUB | CC BY 2.0 War-whoops and loud applause from foreign policy establishments and their media supporters have greeted President Trump’s missile strike...

Toward a Politics of Ungovernability: Shutting Down American-Style Authoritarianism

Photo by Daniel Huizinga | CC BY 2.0 It is impossible to imagine the damage Trump and his white nationalists, economic fundamentalists, and white supremacists...

Trump’s border wall could have Americans trapped on ‘Mexican’ side – report

President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the US-Mexican border may leave some Americans living in Rio Grande Valley, trapped on the Mexican side, while...

What Does an "America First" Foreign Policy Actually Mean?

The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter conducts strike operations against a target in Syria while in the Mediterranean Sea, April 7, 2017. (Photo: Mass Communication...
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Video: Keiser Report: What is Wrong with America? (E 1056)

In this episode of the Keiser Report Max and Stacy ask, “what is wrong with America?” The answer is “Jamie Dimon”. In the second...

63% of American voters want more US intervention in Syria – poll

A new poll has found that the majority of American voters, 63 percent, want the Trump...

Found in Cuba: The American Dream (and Nightmare)

Originally posted at TomDispatch. It has to be one of the oddities of our history: the near-obsessive level of attention that, for almost 60 years,...

Found in Cuba: The American Dream (and Nightmare)

I’ll tell you up front that my personal vehicle has crowns of rust on the rear wheel wells and an interior that smells vaguely...

Was American Intervention in WW I Justified?

Burton Yale Pines’s work America’s Greatest Blunder: The Fateful Decision to Enter World War One is hardly a new book. (It came out in...

Make America Neocon Again

It doesn’t take a military analyst to grasp that the American attack on a remote Syrian airfield contradicts every possible military rationale. If America...
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Video: ‘ISIS will exploit American airstrike in Syria to advance its position’ – frmr...

In a sudden move the United States has fired missiles and military targets in Syria, creating confusion and space for ISIS to launch attacks....

US lawmakers want to know how many Americans under surveillance

Top members of the House Judiciary Committee have asked the Trump administration to reveal how many...

Journey Through Trump’s America

On April 3, 2017 Journey performed at the iWireless Center in downtown Moline, Illinois, a venue named after a local cellphone provider notorious for...

40% of Americans are more cautious about emails after alleged DNC hack – poll

Forty percent of Americans have become more cautious about what they write in emails since last year’s alleged hack into the Democratic National Committee...

Forgotten Americans

Photo by Robert Couse-Baker | CC BY 2.0 Clarity about the the value of government comes through its budget allocations. If there is more money...
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Video: Chomsky: Leftist Latin American Governments Have Failed to Build Sustainable Economies

http://democracynow.org - In Ecuador, leftist ruling party candidate Lenín Moreno narrowly beat out right-wing former banker Guillermo Lasso in Sunday's ... Via Youtube

Hopeless But Optimistic: Journeying Through America’s Endless War in Afghanistan

Here’s an excerpt from a new book,Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America’s Endless War in Afghanistan, by Douglas Wissing. The passage deals with the...

Activism Is The Only Hope Of Restoring America's Democratic Principles

The list of progressive innovations at the grassroots level goes on and on, dealing with one big, complex issue after another that small-minded, corporatist...
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Video: ‘Americans don’t want to believe that CIA is capable of spying’ – former...

WikiLeaks' latest batch of documents, named 'Marble', details CIA hacking tactics and how they can hamper forensic investigators from attributing viruses, ... Via Youtube

Oligarchy in America

Photo by Joe Schueller | CC BY 2.0   Naming the System In democracies, the demos, the people, rule; not social or economic elites.  This was the...

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Photo by Metro Centric | CC BY 2.0 It is frequently said that Americans are the most patriotic population in the world. From childhood we...

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Exclusive: The American people have been sold a deadly bill of goods both for their lousy healthcare system and for their perpetual war machine...

60% of Americans believe MSM reports fake news – poll

Six in 10 Americans believe mainstream TV and newspaper media outlets report fake news regularly or...

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In America, Mass hysteria. The killing carriers Erecting barriers. We are the peace bearers. We will destroy terrors As the number one terrorists. And we’re still not pissed When we grew up...
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Video: Keiser Report: Trail of ‘American carnage’ (E 1049)

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the trail of 'American carnage' and how it led to a Trump presidency....

Fall of the American Galactic Empire

“The fall of Empire, gentlemen, is a massive thing, however, and not easily fought. It is dictated by a rising bureaucracy, a receding initiative,...

American Attitudes About Israel/Lobby Programs

As presented at the “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” conference presented March 24, 2017 by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy. Public opinion...

America Digs Its Own Afghan Grave

Afghanistan has long been called the “graveyard of empires,” the site of failed invasions. But the U.S. – in its...

Ditching the “Deep State”: The Rise of a New Conspiracy Theory in American Politics

Photo by Nicolas Raymond | CC BY 2.0 The stratospheric rise of Mike Lofgren’s “deep state” critique has been matched only by its meteoric fall...
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Video: Will House Republicans “Jump Off the Cliff” and Cut Healthcare for 24 Million...

http://democracynow.org - As President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan face a showdown with Republicans, both moderate and conservative, on whether ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Media biased while choosing stories’: Americans react to MSM silence about Mosul

RT looked at Monday's coverage on CNN, the BBC and Al-Jazeera. None of those channels mentioned the impact of the anti-terror operation on civilians...

RT America’s Chris Hedges nominated for Daytime Emmy

Published time: 24 Mar, 2017 18:26 The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who hosts ‘On Contact with Chris Hedges’...

Live Feed: Israel Lobby and American Policy Conference

Watch the conference live stream all day! Speakers include: Grant Smith, Hanan Ashrawi, John Mearsheimer, Ilan Pappé, Wajahat Ali, Tom Hayes, Khalil Jahshan, Maria LaHood, Jim...

American man on 25th anniversary holiday last victim of London terror attack to be...

The third victim of the terrorist attack outside Parliament in London on Wednesday has been...

It’s Time To End America’s Longest War

In the latest round of saber-rattling between the US and North Korean governments, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid down the well-worn line....

Trump’s Spending Cuts Would Create the Black America He’s Been Talking About

On the campaign trail last summer, Donald Trump tried to appeal to African Americans by asking what we had to lose by voting him...
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Video: ‘US acting surprised’ – Frmr American diplomat on declassified scenarios of Syria regime...

Recently declassified CIA document shows that the U.S. explored multiple scenarios of Syrian regime change - decades before the start of the war in...

Most Young Americans See Trump as 'Illegitimate President': Poll

Most young Americans see President Donald Trump as illegitimate, according to a new poll out Friday. The survey by GenForward, conducted by the Black Youth...

Why Birth Control Is Essential for Americans’ Health

 It is 2020. The American Health Care Act has become law, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has eliminated contraception from...

Rule By Thieves: One Week in the American Kleptocracy

“The first and most important thing to understand about politics is this: forget Right, Left, Center, socialism, fascism, or democracy. Every government that exists...