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Protesters demand US release detained Iranian journalist — RT USA News

Protests have broken out outside UN offices in Tehran, as a US-born Iranian journalist prepares for...

Ocasio-Cortez Rattles Pundits Across the Corporate Media Spectrum

  Few freshman members of Congress cause as much of a stir as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has. Articles about her are consistently the best-performing on right-wing...

Kamala Harris – LewRockwell

Popular Democracy in Cuba

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair The socialist governments of the Third World plus China have developed popular democracy, with structures that are alternatives to those...

Forty-Six Years After “Roe” and We’re Still Fighting. We Must Do Better.

It’s no surprise to anyone who has ever worked within the reproductive health, rights, and justice fields that our movement has a history of...

The Trump Tax Cut is Even Worse Than They Say

Jim Tankersley had a nice piece in the New York Times last week pointing out that the tax cut pushed through by the Republicans...

AOC’S 70 Percent Solution Shows US the Progressive Majority Has Been There All Along

On several occasions, now, progressive candidates have endorsed the idea that we should tax the rich more, in contrast to the Republicans who have...

Trump lashes out over FBI ‘FISA-gate’ revelations — RT USA News

US President Donald Trump has taken note of leaked testimonies by senior FBI and DOJ officials...

Trump lashes out over FBI ‘FISA-gate’ revelations — RT USA News

US President Donald Trump has taken note of leaked testimonies by senior FBI and DOJ officials...

‘Doing Putin’s work’? Kamala Harris fans already claim her Twitter critics are agents of...

California Senator Kamala Harris, who announced her 2020 bid for the presidency on Monday, was instantly...

How ‘President Bolton’ Gets His Way

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Associated Press reports on Bolton’s efforts to undo the decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria: According to seven...

When Democracy Fails To Deliver

Shop all books by Pat Buchanan “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible … make violent revolution inevitable,” said John F. Kennedy. In 2016, the U.S. and...

Trump slams FBI agents who wanted to investigate him over alleged Russia ties —...

US President Donald Trump has said that FBI agents who wanted to investigate him over unproven...

With Beto O’Rourke as Lightning Rod, Corporate Democrats Aim to Stifle Criticism – Consortiumnews

When a legitimate review of a politician’s voting record draws charges of “doing Trump’s bidding” that’s demagogic, writes Norman Solomon. By...

UK PM Theresa May to set out Plan B after Brexit deal voted down...

British PM Theresa May will present her Brexit Plan B before lawmakers on Monday, and...

Gabbard stands her ground on Syria, says she doesn’t regret meeting Assad — RT...

Democratic presidential challenger Tulsi Gabbard has refused to budge on her anti-war views and apologize for...

The Radical Worker Politics of the Los Angeles Teacher Strike

Depending on one’s capacity for optimism, 2018 either foretold the rebirth of labor militancy in the United States or, conversely, suggested the last gasp...

Crown Prince MBS must be ‘dealt with’ before US-Saudi relations can move forward –...

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has become an obstacle to improving US-Saudi relations and must be...

Sheep, Moron! Cardi B and Tomi Lahren in Twitter spat over government shutdown —...

Rapper Cardi B and right-wing commentator Tomi Lahren brought Democratic and Republican arguments to a dramatic...

Police arrest 2, say ‘New IRA’ likely behind car bomb in N. Ireland —...

Police have arrested two suspects believed to be involved in a car bomb detonated in...

Car blast in front of N. Ireland courthouse, terrorism suspected — RT UK News

A car was burned to ashes after a powerful blast shook downtown Londonderry, a city...

Democrats reject Trump shutdown tradeoff in advance, GOP shows united front — RT USA...

Democrats are up in arms over US President Donald Trump’s proposal to fund a border wall...

Wall funding for DACA extension — RT USA News

In a "major announcement" from the White House, US President Donald Trump offered a three-year stay...

Police release VIDEO of Arizona cop shooting 14yo with replica handgun — RT USA...

Police in Arizona have released dramatic bodycam footage of the moment an officer shot and killed...

Democrats claims ‘Russians’ tried to hack them after 2018 midterms — RT USA News

‘Dozens’ of officials at the Democratic National Committee received phishing emails a week after the 2018...

Democrats claims ‘Russians’ tried to hack them after 2018 midterms — RT USA News

‘Dozens’ of officials at the Democratic National Committee received phishing emails a week after the 2018...

Newly-elected Omar draws accusations of ‘unbelievable’ bigotry and anti-Semitism — RT USA News

Newly-elected Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar found herself in the spotlight, not for passing legislation, but for...

Instead of Ending Shutdown, McConnell Prioritizes Anti-Choice Bill

Freshman members of Congress and others who have been demanding to know the whereabouts of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in recent days got...

Transcripts reveal FBI & DOJ were warned in 2016 about ‘bias’ in Steele dossier...

FBI and DOJ officials were warned in 2016 that the infamous anti-Trump Steele dossier was likely...

Will China’s Moon Landing Launch a New Space Race? – Consortiumnews

Even if China’s rise heralds a new space race, not all consequences will be negative, writes Wendy Whitman Cobb. What will...

Trump cancels plans for Mnuchin & Pompeo to visit forum — RT USA News

The high-ranking delegation of US officials will not be flying to the World Economic Forum in...

WaPo Misses the Story: Either Scott Walker Doesn’t Understand Taxes or He Lies to...

  The Washington Post (1/16/19) cited Scott Walker suggesting that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had “an elementary-school understanding” of taxes–without noting that his comment indicated that he...

Rapper Cardi B explains US government shutdown — RT USA News

Rapper and TV personality Cardi B ventured into the debate over US government shutdown with an...

Florida politician doubles down against ‘Hamas-loving anti-Semite’ Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib — RT USA News

Hallandale Beach commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub faces a formal reprimand for “hateful” comments after claiming the Senate’s...

‘Russiagate’ investigator crowdfunds ‘fact-finding’ trip…to Hawaii — RT USA News

One ‘Russiagate’ researcher wants to crowdfund a trip to “investigate” 2020 Democratic contender Tulsi Gabbard in...

Phrasing! Ocasio-Cortez says she wants to ‘run train’ on progressive agenda — RT USA...

Boasting how she already defeated the Republicans after less than a week in office, newly minted...

Pelosi threatens to deplatform Trump — RT USA News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is demanding President Donald Trump postpone his State of the Union address...

A Great Speaker of the UK’s House of Commons

Unlike the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, the Speaker of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, given the essential place...

Fake Washington Post copies announcing Trump’s resignation handed out in Washington, DC — RT...

Taking the art of fake news to new heights, a non-profit has circulated mock Washington Post...

Congress Can End US Involvement in the War on Yemen

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Guardian reports on the efforts in the House and Senate to cut off U.S. support for the war...

Congress Can End US Involvement in the War on Yemen

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Guardian reports on the efforts in the House and Senate to cut off U.S. support for the war...

‘When did the Democratic party become neocons?’– Tucker Carlson — RT USA News

After the mainstream media and establishment Democrats piled on President Trump for even considering pulling the...

Trump attacks Pelosi & shutdown grinds on, but who’s actually getting paid? — RT...

President Trump attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for taking a paycheck during a government shutdown. But...

Joe Biden, Crime Fighter from Hell

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair I just listened to Joe Biden’s seventeen-and-a-half minute 2003 eulogy for his political friend Strom Thurmond, the former Dixiecrat segregationist from South...

Trump’s Biggest Lie?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org INTRODUCTION (NOTE: Remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump that will be considered as representing possibly his biggest lie will here...

Triumph of Conventional Wisdom: AP Expunges Iran/Contra Pardons from Barr’s Record

  Lame duck President George Bush Sr. gave a Christmas present to Iran/Contra co-conspirators like Caspar Weinberger–and to himself (New York Times, 12/25/92). A president facing...

What privilege? CNN analyst accuses BLACK radio host of ‘white privilege’ — RT USA...

CNN analyst and commentator Areva Martin was left scrambling for words after accusing Sirius XM radio...

Sanders looking to hire Ocasio-Cortez media team amid 2020 rumors – report — RT...

Senator Bernie Sanders is looking to hire the media firm that helped newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New...

Dem Coalition head under fire after claim Sen. Graham ‘blackmailed’ by Trump over ‘SEXUAL...

A Democratic super PAC head is facing an online backlash after saying that Sen. Lindsey Graham...

Stormy Daniels & ‘porn lawyer’ Avenatti now suing ‘pro-Trump’ vice cops — RT USA...

Porn star and alleged presidential mistress Stormy Daniels and erstwhile Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Avenatti are...

The Return of Reefer Madness

  Nationwide, marijuana legalization is becoming more normal. Colorado’s dispensaries are hailed as an economic success story, and other states are following suit—New York Gov....

‘Homosexual extremists’ remarks come back to bite 2020 hopeful Tulsi Gabbard — RT USA...

Digging through a political opponent’s history for dirt has become an American tradition and 2020 Democratic...

Will the Longest Shutdown in US History End in a Power Grab?

On Saturday, the government shutdown reached day 22 and became the longest government shutdown in US history. Since the 1970s, government shutdowns have been a...

Fixated on collusion, Dems seeking (again) to subpoena interpreter present at Trump-Putin meeting —...

Convinced of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, Democrats want to subpoena an interpreter...

Cuba: Trump Turns the Vise

January the 1st, 2019 marked the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Back in December 1958 the city of Santa Clara fell to the...

‘Captain America’ lambastes Sen. Graham on Twitter, calling him the Smithers to Trump’s Mr....

Actor Chris Evans, aka Captain America, has launched a scathing attack on South Carolina Senator Lindsey...

No-confidence vote looms over May’s cabinet as PM makes last-ditch Brexit appeal — RT...

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to appeal for the Brexit deal on Monday, arguing...

Five Forces Driving the Rise of Fascism in 2019

The New Year’s Day inauguration of avowed authoritarian strongman Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil signaled an ominous start to 2019. Brazil, as the...

Ocasio-Cortez slams right wing ‘frothing’ after naked picture hoax — RT USA News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has slammed “disgusting” Conservative media for publishing a fake naked image of her in...

Swamp Thang – LewRockwell

NRA May Have Illegally Coordinated With GOP Senate Campaigns

The National Rifle Association appears to have illegally coordinated campaign ads with Republican candidates in key Senate races, according to Federal Communication Records (FCC)...

A Clinton Memo That Killed

FBI protests missed pay & air traffic controllers sue as shutdown breaks records —...

Air traffic controllers have joined several other groups of federal employees suing the Trump administration over...

For Hollywood, ‘Vice’ Is Remarkably Astute About Politics – Consortiumnews

Adam McKay’s movie may be flawed, but it’s still must-see for his depiction of how Cheney amassed power by exploiting...

‘No chaos at White House, but me almost alone with a plan’ – Trump...

Donald Trump went on a morning Twitter rant against media bias and Democrats who refuse to...

The Democrats, Trump and His Wall

After all the votes were counted and the dust finally settled, it became clear that Democrats scored huge victories in the midterm elections last...

‘Who dis?’ Ocasio-Cortez blasts veteran Dem Joe Lieberman for saying she is not party’s...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has retaliated against fellow Democrat Joe Lieberman, who’d said he didn’t see her as...

Dems & Reps unite in panic over Gabbard challenging Trump in 2020 — RT...

With Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) entering the 2020 presidential fray, establishment figures on both Right and...

Hiding Evidence – LewRockwell

Media Worried US Won’t Occupy Syria Forever

by Gregory Shupak In December, President Donald Trump said that he planned to withdraw the US troops from Syria, which number between 2,000 and 4,000....

1000s of minors in US subjected to child marriage due to ‘loopholes’ in law...

Thousands of requests to bring child brides to the US were approved by immigration services between...

The Secret Logistics of America’s Global Deep State

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Why is America’s Baghdad Embassy the world’s largest embassy — and the largest by far? "It's as if the U.S....

A Clinton Memo That Killed Half a Million People – Consortiumnews

A cockeyed analysis from 2012 publicized by Wikileaks—which has been overlooked due to apparent errors of dating—unleashed a catastrophe, writes...

Americans Need a Congress that Represents Americans

by Paul Craig Roberts / January 11th, 2019 US Senator Marco Rubio poses as a representative of Florida Republicans, but in truth he represents the...

Corporate Press Stoops to Absurdity to Balance Trump’s Border Wall Lies – Factcheck false...

  Last month, FAIR (12/7/19) examined the absurd false equivalence that some factchecking sites, including the Washington Post’s Fact-Checker, sometimes engage in by comparing imprecise...

Finally, Clemency for Sexual Violence Survivor Cyntoia Brown

Cyntoia Brown was granted full clemency by Republican Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on Monday after serving 15 years in prison. The decision follows months...
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Video: There Are Thousands of Cyntoia Browns: Mariame Kaba on Criminalization of Sexual Violence...

https://democracynow.org - Cyntoia Brown was granted full clemency by Republican Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on Monday after serving 15 years in ... Via Youtube

Trump cancels Davos trip citing ‘Democrat intransigence’ on shutdown — RT USA News

US President Donald Trump has canceled his planned trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos,...

Liberté, Égalité, Impérialisme! Vive la France in Black Africa! – Consortiumnews

“Hotel Rwanda” is a touchstone of interventionist ideology, writes Ann Garrison. Debunking that script helps show why the closure of...

The Wrong Kind of Unity Against Trump

As the New Year dawned, Donald Trump’s regime appeared to be coming apart at the seams. The billionaire’s tariffs against China and threats to fire the...

Corporate Media Miss Distinction Between Pro- and Anti-Genocide

  Today, US politics (and those of close allies) are much like the Upside-Down of Stranger Things: an inversion of how things should be, and...

Flock forms giant sky whale in mesmerizing VIDEO — RT UK News

A murmuration of starlings is one of the most captivating and hypnotic sights in nature...

Anti-BDS Bill Defeated | Dissident Voice

Some may be happy to learn that the US Senate didn’t pass the ‘anti BDS bill’ on Tuesday. But a look at the vote...

US Coast Guard tells employees to babysit & hold garage sales to survive government...

The cash-strapped US Coast Guard has quietly removed a “tip sheet” it had posted on its...

The Return of Constitutional Government?

The partial shutdown of the federal government is about to set a new and dubious record for the longest in our nation’s history. Amazingly,...

Kristol a Kremlin agent? Shady outfit claims term ‘neocon’ is Russian propaganda — RT...

Anyone using the term ‘neocon’ is doing the Kremlin’s bidding, according to PropOrNot, a shadowy outfit...

‘People Are Mobilizing Against This Crackdown’ – CounterSpin interview with Chip Gibbons on defending...

Janine Jackson interviewed Chip Gibbons about defending dissent for the January 4, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Trump walks out of shutdown talks with Democrats — RT USA News

President Donald Trump walked out of the negotiations with congressional Democrats, declaring it a “total waste...

Mass-Murder Suspect Vetoes Verdict

Eric Zuesse The shoot-down of the MH17 Malaysian airliner over the conflict-zone in Ukraine’s civil war, on 17 July 2014, was finally judged, by a...

Why China Tiptoed onto the Far Side of the Moon – Consortiumnews

Xi Jinping’s state media was strangely quiet about its historic lunar landing, writes Patrick Lawrence in this look at the...

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to resign soon

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to resign as soon as new Attorney General William...

Multifaceted Attack Against Venezuela on Eve of Maduro Inauguration

Venezuelan President Nicholás Maduro’s inauguration for his second term on January 10 is targeted by the US, the allied Lima Group, and the hardline...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Won’t Apologize for Comments About Trump

Newly elected Democratic Congressmember Rashida Tlaib of Michigan made headlines last week for declaring, “We’re going to go in there, and we’re going to...

Alger Hiss and Russia-gate – Consortiumnews

Jeremy Kuzmarov argues the Cold War case has enduring relevance to American political culture and provides clues to the motives...

Forgotten France Rises Up

December 15, place de l’Opéra, Paris. Three yellow vests read out an address ‘to the French people and the president of the Republic, Emmanuel...

How US Senators & state lawmakers put foreign power first — RT USA News

With the US Senate opening 2019 with a bill aimed at protecting Israel from boycott, similar...

‘The Idea Is to Have a Conversation About What Happened to Us’ – The...

The Best of CounterSpin for 2018 aired as our December 28, 2018, episode. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Polling on the Border Wall

Polling on the border wall shows that Trump’s proposal is very unpopular amongst the American electorate, especially amongst the people who live near the...

Senators Push Bill to Punish Boycotts of Israel Amid Shutdown

After The Intercept reported over the weekend that a bipartisan group of senators is pushing, as its first legislative priority, a bill that would...

Democrat operatives faked prohibition page to sway election — RT USA News

Even as sexual assault allegations tanked his Senate run, Alabama candidate Roy Moore was targeted by...

Democrat operatives faked prohibition page to sway election — RT USA News

Even as sexual assault allegations tanked his Senate run, Alabama candidate Roy Moore was targeted by...

WaPo, USA Today, NBC Go Full Breitbart on ‘Prisoners Eating Steak’ Non-Story

by Adam Johnson NBC (1/6/19) The United States, by all objective metrics, has one of the cruelest, most inhumane prison systems in the world. In addition...

National emergency coming? Trump announces border trip amid talk of using authority to build...

US President Donald Trump says he will address the nation and later go to the border...

Warren wants Democrats to reject big lobby money, signaling division ahead of 2020 —...

Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has closed her joint financing committee, lashing out against the...

Willard Romney – LewRockwell

FBI-CIA Collaboration Reveals Blatant Illegitimacy of Guantánamo Trials

Earlier last month, lawyers for Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi, a Yemeni citizen who’s been detained in Guantánamo since January 16, 2002, petitioned the Supreme...

Seven Gates of Damascus and Concrete Walls of Kabul

Syria and Afghanistan. Two terrible wars, two mighty destructions, but two absolutely opposite outcomes. In Syria, it may be autumn now, but almost the entire country...

Democrats Are Hunting Big Game – Did Big Money Already Bag Them?

Democrats are now in control of the House of Representatives, under Speaker Nancy Pelosi. After two years of Republican control over both chambers of...

Trump raises stakes with another Game of Thrones meme — RT USA News

US President Donald Trump has taken his battle against Democrats over a border wall to Instagram,...

Sanders, Warren and the DSA

For the past few months, dating back at least to Bhaskar Sunkara’s October 23rd Guardian op-ed piece titled “Think Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are...

Congressional Staffing for Dummies: The Pay Go Dispute

In order to understand the conflict, which seems on the surface quite simple, you have to understand a bunch of things about Congressional process...

‘Don’t vote for that ni***’ Snoop Dogg trashes Trump in message to government workers...

Snoop Dogg has pulled no punches calling on federal employees forced to work without pay or...

Five Things the Shutdown Shows Us About 2019

The era of divided government began with the continuation of a ridiculous and destructive government shutdown caused by a president who seemingly cares only...

With Self-Inflicted Pay-Go Rule, Democratic Victory in 2020 Just Got Harder

The day after I wrote this, "… Pelosi, Schumer and Hoyer are doing everything in their power to keep the progressive insurgency in check,...

Ocasio-Cortez’s top 7 media moments before setting foot in the Capitol — RT USA...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has just started work, but you wouldn't know it, given how much...

Polling on the Border Wall

Eric Zuesse Polling on the border wall shows that Trump’s proposal is very unpopular amongst the American electorate, especially amongst the people who live near...

Rashida Tlaib and Working Class Authenticity v. Trump’s Plutocrat Pretense

Why does Donald Trump get a pass on speaking and acting obscenely but Rashida Tlaib is pilloried for calling him a Mofo? It is...

Pelosi thinks two superpower leaders talking to each other is ‘dangerous’ — RT USA...

Just after reclaiming the gavel in the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has stoked anti-Russian sentiment and...

‘I’m not a person of color!’ DNA test haunts Warren as she kicks off...

It seems like Sen. Elizabeth Warren will never be able to catch a break from being...

Partisan Gerrymandering Back at the Supreme Court

On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear oral argument in March for partisan gerrymandering cases out of North Carolina and Maryland....

No, You Cannot Declare Emergency to Build Wall That Public Doesn’t Want and Isn’t...

After President Donald Trump on Friday claimed he could declare a national emergency in order to assert total control over the border and use...

Women Who Ran for Congress Avoided Women’s Issues in Their Campaign Ads

A record number of women were sworn into Congress on January 3. The influx of women candidates helped turn the midterm election into what many...

Sexist much? Biden blames ‘conservative blonde woman’ for shutdown, ‘forgets’ Ann Coulter’s name —...

Obama-era Vice President Joe Biden is being called out for sexism after he referred to a...

Trump thanks Kanye West for ‘nice words’ as bromance reignites in new year —...

Despite quitting politics a few months ago, Kanye West started 2019 with tweets of support for...

Ocasio-Cortez’s “Not At All Outlandish” Proposal for 70% Tax Rate on Uber-Wealthy Could Raise...

As many historians, economists, and informed citizens were forced to point out in the wake of the freak-out over a proposal by Rep. Alexandria...

American Democracy Seems Rigged Because It Is

The most important thing we must do to save our democracy is get big money out of politics. It’s a prerequisite to accomplishing everything...

Green Socialism – LewRockwell

In Bid to ‘Get Big Money Out of Politics,’ House Lawmakers Introduce Constitutional Amendment...

In a bid to loosen the stranglehold corporate money has on the political process and "restore democratic power to the American people," a bipartisan...

Our Top Stories of 2018

What Brett Kanavaugh Really Learned in High School by JoAnn Wypijewski Ghosts in the Propaganda Machine by Jeffrey St. Clair & Joshua Frank Capitalism as an Obstacle to...

House Democrats Release Sweeping Legislation to Drain the Swamp

Unlike President Donald Trump’s campaign trail vow to “drain the swamp” that never came to fruition—in fact, he has somehow managed to make Washington...

An Iran Policy of Regime Change in All But Name

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. Mike Pompeo removes any doubt about the purpose of the administration’s Iran policy of regime change in all but...

Profiling Right-Wing Extremism in America

The government shutdown over Trump’s proposed southern border wall is a teachable moment, speaking to the danger of rising fascism in America. Contrary to...

Democrats start 2019 with move to abolish electoral college and prevent Trump pardoning himself...

The new Democratic House majority wasted no time targeting President Trump, with one congressman introducing a...

Democrats in Congress Unveil Ambitious Plan to Fix Our Election System

On the second day of the 116th Congress, the new House Democratic majority will introduce H.R. 1, the most comprehensive democracy reform legislation seen...

Democrats Push to End Shutdown Without Funding for Wall

AMY GOODMAN: The 116th Congress made history Thursday, swearing in the most diverse group of lawmakers ever—more than 100 women, including the first two...

Trump mulls ex-senator Jim Webb, opponent of Middle East wars, as Mattis replacement –...

The Trump administration is reportedly considering Jim Webb, a former Democratic senator opposed to the Iraq...

Chomsky’s Unearned Prestige

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org A large part of Noam Chomsky’s public image as an intellectual is derived not from his role in the...

1st Palestinian woman in Congress calls for impeaching ‘the motherf***er’ — RT USA News

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) wasted no time after her historic swearing-in, stepping into the spotlight again...

Nancy Pelosi Kicks Off Year by Picking a Fight With Progressives

Some progressive Democrats have announced that they will vote against the House Democrats’ new package of legislative rules, the first order of business when...

Democrats introduce impeachment articles on 1st day in the House — RT USA News

Democrats are flexing their muscles as the incoming majority in the US House of Representatives, introducing...

‘There’s a Disconnect Between DC and What People Actually Want’ – CounterSpin interview with...

Janine Jackson interviewed Tim Karr about the net neutrality fight for the December 21, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

House Democrats pass gov’t funding bill without border wall despite near-certain veto — RT...

US Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's plan to end the government shutdown passed the...

Rep. John Duncan’s Final Comment on the House Floor: ‘Seek Peace and Pursue It’

Come the swearing in of members of the new United States Congress on January 3, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr....

If You Pave It, They Will Come – As climate teeters, Washington Post pushes...

by Pete Tucker The Washington Post (12/8/18) argues that “Mr. Hogan’s plan…makes sense,” given that “car usage nationally is expanding at roughly twice the rate...

MH17 TURNABOUT: Ukraine’s Guilt Now PROVEN

Ukraine Downed MH17 Malaysian Airliner in 2014. Conclusive Evidence Suppressed by Western Media. Blatant Misrepresentations in Sanctions on Russia. Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Finally, a clear...

Democrats take over House divided on progressive agenda — RT USA News

The House of Representatives has a new Democrat majority, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not leading...

Trump blasts Mitt Romney for scathing op-ed — RT USA News

President Trump hit back at former presidential candidate and Utah senator Mitt Romney, after Romney trashed...

Trump refuses to budge in shutdown standoff — RT USA News

As garbage piles up in Washington, DC due to government shutdown, US President Donald Trump said...

No end in sight to gov’t shutdown as Senate refuses to ‘waste time’ on...

The Senate won't even look at the plan House Democrats have drawn up to end the...

A Road Trip Across the American South With Politics in Mind

The holiday period is when we usually take a road trip. This time we took a leisurely drive from Appalachian Virginia to Houston, stopping...

‘The US Has Been at the Root of the Undemocratic History of the Congo’...

Janine Jackson interviewed Maurice Carney about coverage of Congo politics for the December 21, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Bookends to the Culture Wars

Presidents Richard Nixon and Donald Trump are bookends to the culture wars.  They personify how two opportunist politicians can effectively exploit critical social issues —...

It’s Not Too Soon to Look at the 2020 Senate Picture

Despite a massive blue wave in reaction to the 2016 presidential election, the truth is that taking over the Senate majority in 2018 was...

US border agents gas ‘rock-throwing’ migrants on Mexican border, witnesses allege overreaction — RT...

US border patrol have deployed tear gas against migrants in Tijuana, just across from San Diego....

‘Let’s make a deal?’ Trump appears to offer olive branch to Democrats with border...

With no compromise in sight on his border wall, US President Donald Trump is reaching out...

Here Are the Worst Abortion Restrictions Passed in the US This Year

Conservative state lawmakers passed a surge of unconstitutional pre-viability abortion bans this year in an effort to tee up a challenge to Roe v....

VICE – LewRockwell

VICE – LewRockwell

Paul Ryan Was a Villain and No One Will Miss Him

Each New Year’s, my wife and I indulge one of our favorite traditions: the household purge. We scour our closets for stuff that’s just...

Democrats’ plan to end shutdown? Force Trump to give up on border wall, apparently...

Once Democrats take over the House on January 3, they are planning to pass a government...
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Video: LinkedIn co-founder ‘sorry’ for funding fake Russian tweets for Democrats

READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9lbo The co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman, has apologized to Republican Roy Moore for funding an organisation that faked a ... Via Youtube

Mattis’ Yemen Legacy – Antiwar.com Blog

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. Micah Zenko takes a closer look at Mattis’ tenure as Secretary of Defense and finds lots to criticize: In October...

British Empire 2.0? Defence Sec vows to put UK bases in Caribbean & Asia...

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has given a wildly optimistic interview, in which he harked...

The Plight of Children in a Neoliberal World

The New York Times wrote Christmas Day that an 8-year old Guatemalan boy died in US Border Control custody. The circumstances are not clear,...

Trump Critics of Syria Withdrawal

Democratic operative who bragged about Russian bot ‘false flag’ issues contradiction-filled denial — RT...

The Democratic operative who boasted about orchestrating a “false flag” operation that used fake Russian bots...

2018 Saw a Spate of Partisan Attacks on State Courts

A political effort to impeach the entire West Virginia Supreme Court. A ballot measure aimed at giving North Carolina’s Legislature sweeping new powers to...

Video: LinkedIn co-founder ‘sorry’ for funding fake Russian tweets for Democrats

READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9lbo The co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman, has apologized to Republican Roy Moore for funding an organisation that faked a ... Via Youtube

Who Cares Which Democrat Comes Out on Top?

The new Congress will not be sworn in until after the New Year, but, at long last, the results of the 2018 midterm elections...

The only ‘Russian bots’ to meddle in US elections belonged to Democrat-linked ‘experts’ —...

US cyber-security experts have blamed Russia for meddling in American elections since 2016. Now it has...

2020: Year of the Dems?

The GOP Will Keep Developing New Ways to Subvert Public Will

Protesters sit in the Capitol Rotunda waiting to hear on legislation in a special session called by Republicans on December 4, 2018, in Madison,...

Trump says shutdown only about Democrats not letting him win — RT USA News

US President Donald Trump is accusing the Democrats of opposing funding for a border wall merely...

LinkedIn billionaire ‘sorry’ for funding ‘Russian bot’ disinformation campaign against Roy Moore — RT...

The co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman, has apologized to Republican Roy Moore for funding an organisation...

The Self-Genocide – LewRockwell

Who Was Secretly Behind America’s Invading and Occupying Syria?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The invasion and occupation of Syria by tens of thousands of jihadists who were recruited from around the world...

Fake it in state elections, write report for Senate — RT USA News

These days in the US one can pen a report about Russian meddling for the US...

Could a Maximum Wage Gain Traction in the United States?

For Republican members of Congress and cable news pundits, a cap on the earnings of the super rich might sound like a dystopian nightmare....

Chilling Blackwater ad triggers fears of Trump seeking to privatize Mideast wars — RT...

Blackwater, the controversial US private security company, has flagged its intent to resume business, taking out...

Cyprus: Deadly UK Military Bases, Refugee Camps … and Tourists

Believe it or not, but not long ago, Cyprus used to be the only country in the European Union that was governed by a...

Trump claims fed workers he sent home over border wall support his shutdown —...

The US president insists he won’t halt the government shutdown until Congress provides funding for the...

A European Spring – LewRockwell

US government shutdown may extend into January

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Facebook suspends ‘researcher’ who faked Russian interference in Alabama election — RT USA News

Facebook has suspended the account of Jonathon Morgan, the researcher behind a disinformation campaign against an...

Trump to stay in Washington as government shutdown creeps over Christmas — RT USA...

US President Donald Trump will spend Christmas away from his Mar-a-Lago Florida estate due to the...

Trump to stay in Washington as government shutdown creeps over Christmas — RT USA...

US President Donald Trump will spend Christmas away from his Mar-a-Lago Florida estate due to the...

Trump to stay in Washington as government shutdown creeps over Christmas — RT USA...

US President Donald Trump will spend Christmas away from his Mar-a-Lago Florida estate due to the...

The Administration isn’t Ending the Wars in the Middle East — It’s Shifting Strategy

The loss-averse President Donald Trump, who campaigned on a platform to “defeat ISIS, sought to uphold his election-season slogan by declaring “historic victories against...

It’s Beginning to Look Like a (Very Long) Shutdown

The Congress adjourned Friday without reaching a deal on federal spending, closing down parts of the federal government. The press likes to call this...

Viktor Orban and Scott Walker: “Reconsider It!”

Protesters poured into the streets of Budapest by the thousands the past few nights with calls for Hungary’s Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, to “reconsider...

US govt partially shuts down as Trump and Congress fail to agree on border...

The US government partially shut down early Saturday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement over...

Trump, Troop Withdrawals, and Winning the 2020 Election

Good news: President Trump is withdrawing troops from Syria and Afghanistan. While the President’s stated reason for the Syrian withdrawal – that Isis is...

Top US spy says Russia, China & Iran ran ‘influence activities’ during midterms —...

No US election systems were compromised, but Russia and other countries did run influence and messaging...

Rebuking Trump’s Foreign Policy, Secretary of Defense James Mattis Resigns

AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show looking at Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who has announced he’s resigning at the end of February, while...

Reaction to Trump’s Syria withdrawal reveals split between establishment & rest of America (VIDEO)...

Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from Syria cost him his Secretary of Defense, sending...

‘We Should Expect Them to Keep Developing New Ways to Subvert Public Will’ –...

Janine Jackson interviewed Paul Rosenberg about Republican post-election power grabs for the December 14, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

‘We Should Expect Them to Keep Developing New Ways to Subvert Public Will’ –...

Janine Jackson interviewed Paul Rosenberg about Republican post-election power grabs for the December 14, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Psyop which saw Democrats pose as Russians ahead of Alabama poll swept under carpet...

A $100,000 Democrat psyop to fake Russian interference in an Alabama election was brushed aside by...

US Military Role in Syria Won’t End

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh. NERMEEN SHAIKH: Just before we went to air this morning, President Trump issued...

“Throw Them All Out!” The Yellow Vests Uprising in France

It is a euphemism to say that the yellow vests movement does not correspond to any other major movement in the history of contemporary...

We Must Think Outside the (Literal) Box

This November, youth incarceration reforms may not have been on the ballot, but there’s been forward momentum for a while now in states across...

US passes anti-lynching bill, over a century after it was needed — RT USA...

The US Senate has passed a bill to make lynching a federal crime, in a bipartisan...

The Great Saudi Muddle – Consortiumnews

Two U.S. Senate resolutions last week have resulted in a ball of confusion, one that tries to distance the U.S,...

US House approves funding bill with $5.7bn for Trump’s border wall — RT USA...

The US House of Representatives has approved $5.7bn in funding for a border wall after President...

Shutdown looms after Trump refuses to sign funding bill without Wall money — RT...

US President Donald Trump “will not sign” the continuing resolution to keep the government open, as...

Democrat ‘tech experts’ try their hands at election meddling, report reveals — RT USA...

A group of Democrats working in secret replicated the deceptive social media tactics they claim Russians...

Border wall GoFundMe campaign raises $2mn in 3 days — RT USA News

Over two years of funding disappointments for Trump’s signature campaign promise has left voters desperately trying...

Does Trump Lie to Say ‘We have defeated ISIS in Syria’?

Eric Zuesse At 11:52AM on Wednesday, December 19th, CBS News headlined "White House orders Pentagon to pull troops from Syria immediately” and reported that, “Rep....

Which Nations Are State Sponsors of Terrorism?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On 30 December 2009, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent a cable (subsequently released to the public by WikiLeaks)...

First Step Act Has Sinister Implications for the Poor and Marginalized

The Senate passed the First Step Act on Tuesday night in an 87-12 vote after vigorous debate over legislative amendments that would have gutted...

Withdrawal from Syria? Don’t Bet On It

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Wall Street Journal and other outlets are reporting that the U.S. is preparing to...

Trump says ‘we have defeated ISIS’ amid reports of US withdrawal from Syria —...

Donald Trump has tweeted that ISIS has been defeated amid reports that Washington is planning...

181 Nations Voted to Help Refugees. Only Hungary and US Voted “No.”

The United States was a near global outlier Monday at the United Nations General Assembly in rejecting a framework to bolster international cooperation on...

Slate’s Readers May Be Liberal, but Its Labor Politics Are Kochian

  Slate legal writers called the outlet’s “right-to-work” stance “anathema to the values that drew us to Slate in the first place” (Bloomberg, 12/11/18). While successful...

The Waters of American Democracy

Photo Source Kurtis Garbutt | CC BY 2.0 The year 2018 is coming to an end with a deeply divided government and people. The Democrats...

Racist Russians targeted African-Americans in 2016 election ploy, reports claim — RT USA News

Russians specifically targeted African-American voters in 2016 in order to suppress their turnout and help Donald...

Texas school pathologist files lawsuit after being denied work for refusing to sign pro-Israel...

A Texas elementary school speech pathologist has filed a federal lawsuit after her school district refused...
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Video: Relative to Previous Midterm Elections, Trump’s 2018 Loss Was Significant

Given how well the economy has been doing, Trump, if he were a "normal" president, would have expanded the Republican House majority, not lost...
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Video: Relative to Previous Midterm Elections, Trump’s 2018 Loss Was Significant

Given how well the economy has been doing, Trump, if he were a "normal" president, would have expanded the Republican House majority, not lost...

Outgoing House speaker Paul Ryan pilloried for hypocrisy of parting nod to Irish migrants...

Outgoing Republican House speaker Paul Ryan is being accused of hypocrisy and nepotism, for championing Donald...

U.S. Demands Europe to Join Its War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On December 16th, the Russian Senator, Konstantin Kosachev, who heads that body’s foreign-affairs committee, went public accusing the U.S....

The Troubling Link Between Attacks on Immigrants and Labor Activists

The Republican pre-election strategy of exploiting “the caravan” was irredeemably ugly. It’s hard to say what was worse: the shameless and farcical framing of a...

Butina may have pleaded guilty under ‘pressure’ & in order to get back home...

The US may have used months of solitary confinement to “pressure” jailed Russian gun activist Maria...

Sleepwalkers Awoke! – LewRockwell

The Camp of the Saints

RIP Obamacare? Federal judge strikes down Affordable Care Act as ‘unconstitutional’ — RT USA...

A Texas federal judge has struck down the Affordable Care Act, ruling it can not be...

‘The Pentagon Has Steadfastly Stonewalled Against Making Its Budget Auditable’ – CounterSpin interview with...

Janine Jackson interviewed Dave Lindorff about Pentagon budget fraud for the December 7, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Trump appoints budget director and self-proclaimed ‘right-wing nutjob’ Mulvaney as chief of staff —...

Trump has appointed Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget director, to temporarily replace John Kelly...

Legal noose tightens around Trump

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Ocasio-Cortez suggests Kushner would only be made chief of staff because he’s Trump’s son-in-law...

Newly elected Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has mocked the idea that Jared Kushner might become...

Senate War Powers Vote a “Firm Rebuke of US Military Participation in a Genocidal...

WASHINGTON - The Senate vote today to invoke the War Powers Resolution (WPR) against the US role in the Saudi and United Arab Emirates...

Refugee Caravan: Lots of Coverage, Little Context

  The Central American refugee “caravan” came to dominate both the liberal and conservative news cycles during the 2018 midterm elections and beyond, with President...

Demand Progress Praises Unprecedented Senate Passage of Yemen War Powers Resolution

WASHINGTON - The following may be attributed to Demand Progress Executive Director David Segal: "Today’s unprecedented Senate passage of a War Powers Resolution on a...

Senate Votes to End US Role in Yemen War

In a resounding rebuke to the Pentagon, President Trump and the Saudi crown, the Senate voted 56-41 on Thursday to end United States participation...

Yellow Vest Uprising Exposes Urgent Need for Rapid Energy Transition That Stiffs Elites, Lifts...

President Donald Trump looked on approvingly at the chaos that engulfed Paris last weekend as more than 1,000 "Yellow Vest" protesters were arrested in...

Senator buys (and drops) thousands in defense stock after pushing Trump for bigger military...

A Republican senator who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee bought thousands of dollars-worth of stock...

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Deep State and Bob Parry Exposed It – Consortiumnews

In his efforts to uncover the Iran-Contra plot and the machinations surrounding Russia-gate, Bob Parry was in the forefront of...

‘May remains in power as nobody wants to do the worst job – Brexit’...

Theresa May survived the no-confidence vote buying some time in office, but why did Tories...

‘May remains in power as nobody wants to do the worst job – Brexit’...

Theresa May survived the no-confidence vote buying some time in office, but why did Tories...

‘May remains in power as nobody wants to do the worst job – Brexit’...

Theresa May survived the no-confidence vote buying some time in office, but why did Tories...

Saudi should remove MbS from power

Stacking the Deck Against Democracy in Wisconsin

Photo Source Fibonacci Blue | CC BY 2.0 The power grab by Wisconsin Republicans to limit the incoming authority of the Democratic Attorney General and...

Will Trump Dump Pence for Nikki Haley?

It looks as if The Trump Show will take some interesting turns in the new season, which begins Jan. 3. The teaser we saw...

George H.W. Bush’s Bitter Legacy in the Middle East – Consortiumnews

The avalanche of funeral hagiography drowned any possible discussion of what Bush did to the Middle East. As’ad AbuKhalil writes...

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Denounces Five House Democrats as ‘Cowards’ for Helping GOP to Block...

While a vote in the U.S. Senate to push forward a War Powers Resolution on Wednesday resulted in applause from peace advocates and critics...

Lee Camp thanks Obama for making fossil fuels GREAT AGAIN! — RT USA News

Big oil wrecking the planet and Wall Street greed plundering its wealth? Barack Obama wants you...

New York’s new Attorney General promises to ‘use every area of the law’ to...

New York’s incoming Attorney General has threatened President Trump with legal warfare, saying she will “use...

The Trump Administration Just Killed Net Neutrality for Text Messages

The Trump administration just made it a lot easier for big wireless providers like Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile to interfere with texting, all in...

Emmanuel Macron – LewRockwell

Imagine a World Without War, Where Migrants Are Welcomed, Where Women Are Not Targets

Not often does good news come on International Human Rights Day—December 10. It is mostly a somber occasion, a day to reflect on the...

Alex Jones heckles CEO of ‘evil’ Google in Senate halls on way to hearing...

Alex Jones was stalking the corridors of the Capitol again, heckling Google CEO Sundar Pichai ahead...

Lawmakers complain to Google CEO — RT USA News

Angry at Google’s perceived liberal bias and furious that the search engine would ever link to...

Under Trump, More People Live Without Health Coverage

The number of adults living in the United States without health coverage increased by more than half a million during President Trump’s first year...
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Video: African museum reopens in Belgium awakening colonialism ghosts

Congo #Belgium Trouble's brewing between Belgium and the Republic of Congo with the re-opening of a museum dedicated to Central Africa. It was supposed...

Blackmailed to lie? Roger Stone associate sues Mueller, intel agencies for $350mn — RT...

Conspiracy theory buff Jerome Corsi has sued Robert Mueller and a handful of federal agencies for...

Kavanaugh Joins Liberals – LewRockwell

By Kevin Daley The Daily Caller December 11, 2018 ...

The U.S. Government’s Plan Is to Conquer Russia by a Surprise Invasion

Eric Zuesse, originally posted on the Saker blog The following combination of articles explains — and they link to conclusive evidence proving — that the...

Public Pressure Could Halt US Support of Yemen War

US tax dollars are supporting Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, which has already claimed the lives of some 85,000 children, and 12 million more...

If There’s “No Smocking Gun,” Why Is Trump So Terrified?

The honorific changes hands with the speed of the news cycle, but for the time being, the title of “Smartest Person In DC” belongs...

Court documents in ‘foreign agent’ Butina case suggest deal made — RT USA News

Maria Butina, a Russian national detained in the US and accused of failing to register as...

Trump warned of ‘disaster’ if he makes cuts to 2020 defense budget — RT...

A group of 70 lawmakers have urged President Donald Trump to avoid defense cuts that would...

Joe Kennedy and the Precarious Promise of “Moral Capitalism”

We are a nation that was founded in opposition to hereditary rule. The founders rejected the notion of a king and embraced the principle...

Joe Kennedy and the Precarious Promise of “Moral Capitalism”

We are a nation that was founded in opposition to hereditary rule. The founders rejected the notion of a king and embraced the principle...

Spare Me the American Tears for the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Photo Source Hilmi Hacaloğlu | CC BY 2.0 Can I be the only one – apart from his own sycophants – to find the sight...

Trump’s Chief of Staff post in the air after his top pick refuses to...

Nick Ayers, Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence, says he will not take the...

North Carolina’s Election Fiasco Is About Voter Suppression, Not Voter Fraud

North Carolina voting issues are in the spotlight once again, thanks to swirling questions around the use of absentee ballots in the 9th Congressional...

Trump nominates ex-TV host Nauert with limited political experience to be next UN envoy...

President Trump is nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be US ambassador to the United...

Comey admits FBI failed to verify Steele Dossier it used to obtain a spy...

Former FBI Director James Comey has admitted the Steele dossier was still uncorroborated by the FBI...

Michigan Is the Latest Example of the Restaurant Lobby Subverting Democracy

This article was originally published at TalkPoverty.orgIt’s been a bad week for democracy. While all eyes have been on a Republican power grab in...

U.S. the World’s Invasion Nation

How Big Brother Grips Americans’ Minds to Support Invasions Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On November 29th, Gallup headlined “Democrats Lead Surge in Belief U.S....

Former Trump campaign adviser targeted by Mueller for his appearances on RT — RT...

London-based academic Ted Malloch has come under scrutiny by Russiagate investigators for his appearances on RT,...

Mueller accuses Manafort of ‘multiple discernible lies’ & plea violation — RT USA News

Special counsel Robert Mueller has accused former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort of making false statements...

Factcheck False Equivalence – WaPo rates Ocasio-Cortez's misconstrued Pentagon study as bad as Trump's...

  In an era when the president of the United States is an inveterate, habitual, daily liar, about all things great and small, and especially...

FISA abuse accusations ‘nonsense’ says Comey, dodging dossier question — RT USA News

Former FBI Director James Comey called “nonsense” the accusations that the bureau or Department of Justice...

Two nuns accused of stealing $500k from school for gambling escape trial — RT...

Two US nuns accused of stealing half a million dollars from an already cash-strapped school to...

Don’t Do Anything About Climate Disaster, USA Today Warns Dems

“Democrats Will Push on Climate Change,” declared the lead story on the front page of the November 27 USA Today. (The online version bore...

Warnings of Doom, Amid a Smokescreen of Denial and Distraction

Photo Source reurinkjan | CC BY 2.0 The Trump administration predictably tried to bury the dire warnings contained in the fourth National Climate Assessment by releasing...

Don’t Do Anything About Climate Disaster, USA Today Warns Dems

  USA Today (11/27/18) warns Democrats that efforts to address climate change might “whisk them out of power” again. “Democrats Will Push on Climate Change,” declared...

Trump’s Timidity

Because President Donald Trump has again pulled the rug out from under them, House Republicans face Mission Impossible on Friday when they try to...

Mainstream media grieves for Bush with whitewashed tributes and tear-jerker tweets — RT USA...

Tributes to former US President George H.W. Bush have flooded social media since his death last...

After Years of Fearmongering Mythical Threat of Voter Fraud, GOP ‘Silence Now Deafening’ as...

The Republican Party and President Donald Trump have spent a lot of time issuing hysterical, racist, and evidence-free warnings about the prevalence of "voter...

Fox News’ host takes aim at MSM using Bush death to bash Trump —...

The death of former president George HW Bush was used to dig at President Donald Trump,...

Israel’s New War of Attrition on Jerusalem’s Palestinians

Photo Source Hudson Institute | CC BY 2.0 Czech president Milos Zeman offered Benjamin Netanyahu’s ultra-nationalist government a fillip during his visit to Israel last...

GOP Election Fraud Could Force New Vote in North Carolina

The 2018 midterm elections created a blue wave far larger than many expected. But in one North Carolina congressional race, the Republican candidate still...
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Video: A Lame-Duck “Legislative Coup”: Wisconsin GOP Stages Last-Minute Power Grab Before Dems Take...

https://democracynow.org - Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are orchestrating an unprecedented power grab to weaken incoming Democratic Governor ... Via Youtube

The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

The GOP Is Scared of Democracy. Just Look at Wisconsin.

Democracy dies in darkness because Republicans wait until after dark to kill it. That’s what happened last night, and before sunrise this morning, in...

The GOP Is Scared of Democracy. Just Look at Wisconsin.

Democracy dies in darkness because Republicans wait until after dark to kill it. That’s what happened last night, and before sunrise this morning, in...

‘Bringing Satan to Springfield!’ Satanic Christmas monument erected in Illinois statehouse — RT USA...

Amidst the Christmas trees and Hanukkah menorahs, the Illinois Capitol is decked out with an unusual...

Dems ‘too smart’ for average voters, says Hawaiian senator (VIDEO) — RT USA News

The Democrats managed to retake the House in November’s midterm elections but it didn’t quite amount...

FBI says it did NOT actually designate Proud Boys ‘extremist group’ — RT USA...

Weeks after reports of right-wing group Proud Boys being slapped with the 'extremist' label hit the...

Trump’s Timidity is Letting Comey Off the Hook – Consortiumnews

With just a few days left before Congress adjourns, House Republicans, like their President, have pretty much let the clock...

Top GOPers rip Saudi prince

A Blue Wave From Another Universe

Evil days. The midterms were bearing down on us like a runaway train with Donald Trump in the driver’s seat and the throttle wide open,...

Trump Takes on General Motors (And Guess Who Wins?)

Donald Trump’s “America first” economic nationalism is finally crashing into the reality of America’s shareholder-first global capitalism. Last week, General Motors announced it would cut...

A Critical History of George H. W. Bush’s War on Iraq

Photo Source Library of Congress | CC BY 2.0 The U.S. media haven’t been shy about lionizing the late President George H. W. Bush in...

Why We Need to Go Back to Fascism 101

By now the daily rituals of a diseased symbiosis that has developed between the President and the better angels of our news media have...

‘I UN-QUIT!’ Florida elections supervisor who quit after messed-up midterms rescinds her resignation —...

After an order from Florida Governor Rick Scott placed her sizeable pension in jeopardy, embattled Broward...

5 Reasons Trump Won’t Fire Mueller

For those who fear that Donald Trump is about to lower the boom on special counsel Robert Mueller, take a deep breath and slowly...

Misreporting Manafort: A Case Study in Journalistic Malpractice

by Alan MacLeod The Guardian (11/27/18) added “sources say” to the headline after publication. In what has been described as potentially the biggest story of the...

Americans’ Self-Contradictory Views of Socialized Healthcare

Majorities want single-payer, but not from the government. Eric Zuesse On December 3rd, Gallup bannered “Government Favored to Ensure Healthcare, but Not Deliver It” and reported...

Why I am Grateful to George Herbert Walker Bush

Unless you live under a rock (and probably even if you do), you’ve noticed the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of...

Trump says Michael Cohen should serve a ‘full and complete’ sentence for ‘terrible’ crimes...

US President Donald Trump has called for his former attorney Michael Cohen to be jailed after...

When America’s Press Contradicts America’s President

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On November 16th, the Washington Post headlined that “CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination” and reported...

Bush-41’s October Surprise Denials – Consortiumnews

“Deny everything,” British traitor Kim Philby said, explaining how the powerful can bluff past their crimes, something known to George...

Why the fuss over Michael Cohen? Lying to Congress is an American pastime (VIDEO)...

The media wants blood after Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, pled guilty to making false...

Teacher calls student an ‘a**hole’ for wearing a MAGA hat, classroom evacuated (VIDEO) —...

One US high school student’s red ‘Make America Great Again’ hat triggered his teacher into calling...

Israel wages a New War of Attrition in Jerusalem

Czech president Milos Zeman offered Benjamin Netanyahu’s ultra-nationalist government a fillip during his visit to Israel last week. He inaugurated a cultural and trade...

Billionaire Heiress Lashes Out at Unions Because Her Fortune Didn’t Buy Election

Betsy DeVos is furious! She and her family spent boatloads of money this election cycle and few of their candidates won. Instead, lawmakers were largely selected...

With Workers Under Attack, Labor Leaders Say Only ‘Full-Throated Economic Populism’ Can Defeat Corporate...

BURLINGTON, VT - With the American labor movement under relentless assault by the right-wing Supreme Court, the Republican Party at both the state and...

Mitch McConnell Determined to Confirm Trump’s Radical Anti-Choice Judges

Senate Republican leaders are poised to advance dozens of President Trump’s judicial nominations before the new US Congress convenes in January, despite an attempt...

Ship of Fools – LewRockwell

‘End of Trump’ or another Russiagate fizzle? — RT US News

His former attorney Michael Cohen’s guilty plea deal is bad news for President Donald Trump, but...

White Dems dumb down speeches for racial minorities, Yale study shows — RT US...

A linguistic study of speeches by US presidential candidates found that white Democrats tend to use...

Don’t Delay On 2019 Enrollment

Don’t procrastinate. Most consumers who buy their own insurance on the federal health insurance marketplace face a Dec. 15 deadline. Advocates are reminding these...

Taking a Bush Secret to the Grave – Consortiumnews

The National Archives approved Robert Parry’s appeal on a 30-year-old secret: the address where George H.W. Bush supposedly went on...

Trump’s Budget Director Reveals Plans to Attack Social Security and Medicare

Opponents of Social Security and Medicare are so eager to end these two overwhelmingly important and popular earned benefits that they can’t contain themselves....
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Video: Russia’s security service carry out anti-terror op, neutralize 3 suspected militants

Courtesy: FSB Russia's Federal Security Service carried out an anti-terror operation in Kabardino-Balkar Republic, during which they eliminated three suspected ... Via Youtube

Dallas Cop (White) Finally Charged With Murdering Innocent Man (Black) In His Own Damn...

After almost three months, the election of a new D.A., a police smear of the victim and a shifting but persistently implausible version of...

FBI raids home of whistleblower who had ‘dirt’ on Clinton Foundation, Mueller — RT...

More than a dozen FBI agents searched for six hours the house of a contractor who...

Get Ready for the Storm Ahead   

Photo Source Billie Grace Ward | CC BY 2.0 The feeling is palpable: with the Christmas recess coming to Capitol Hill, and then with Democrats...

Not So Black & White: NYT Touts Rural Voters, Buries Racism in Mississippi Election...

The New York Times (11/24/18) warns that Democrats speaking “boldly” risk turning off approximately one-seventh of the electorate. Stop me if you’ve heard this one...

Pompeo’s Perverse Yemen Rhetoric – Antiwar.com Blog

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Senate didn’t go for Pompeo and Mattis’ sales pitch for the war on Yemen...

What next for Trump? — RT US News

Donald Trump’s long-time attorney Michael Cohen’s guilty plea is bad news for the US President. However,...
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Video: How Dismantling an Obscure Tax Created an American Aristocracy

Republicans' decades-long efforts to gut the estate tax is creating a permanent ultra-rich class, and undermining the government's ability to pay for popular ... Via...

We Need to End the Yemen War Now – Not in January

With yesterday’s vote to advance a bill ending US support for the war in Yemen, a vital change has taken place. The principle is...

‘This Is About Systematically Impoverishing People’ – CounterSpin interview with Felicia Kornbluh on 'welfare...

Janine Jackson interviewed Felicia Kornbluh about rethinking “welfare reform” for the November 23, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Why is Rosenstein in jail on Trump’s meme? He ‘shouldn’t have picked special counsel’...

US President Donald Trump has hinted that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should be jailed as...

US Senate advances proposal to stop backing Saudi Arabia in Yemen — RT US...

In face of State Department and Pentagon opposition, the Senate voted 63-37 to allow a floor...

‘The Administration’s Refusal to Consider the Reality of Climate Change Is Very Difficult’

Janine Jackson interviewed Jackie Prange about the Keystone XL re-review for the November 16, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Trump vows ‘devastating’ counterpunch to ‘angry Mueller gang of Dems’ — RT US News

Donald Trump has threatened to deliver a devastating blow to his critics by declassifying documents related...

Documenting Israel To Be a Fascist Nation

Eric Zuesse —— https://archive.org/details/AlbertEinsteinLetterToTheNewYorkTimes.December41948 and https://ia801400.us.archive.org/17/items/AlbertEinsteinLetterToTheNewYorkTimes.December41948/Einstein_Letter_NYT_4_Dec_1948.pdf Albert Einstein Letter to The New York Times. December 4, 1948 TO THE EDITORS OF NEW YORK TIMES: “New Palestine Party. Visit...

Trump’s “America Incorporated”

Photo Source Michael Esposito | CC BY 2.0 In the runup to the 2016 election, candidate Donald J. Trump proposed, if elected, to run government...