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

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

How America’s Press Are Covering the Trump Campaign

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

The Loneliness of the American Leftist

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

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

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

American History in 30 Minutes

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

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

Americans Choke on the Term “Welfare State”

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

America Needs an Old-Fashioned Depression

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Samizdat — Publication Forbidden in U.S.

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

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

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

Trump’s Midnight in America

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

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

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

New Report Links African American and NZ Maori Achievements

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

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

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

Loving America Means Finding Fault With It

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

The American Dream Moved to Canada

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

The Corporate Liberal in America

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

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

A Preview of The Coming War Between America and China

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

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

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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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

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‘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...
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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...