The inducements and encouragements to buy into an extreme anti-Russia frenzy have become pervasive.

It’s sad to see so much eagerness to trust in the absolute credibility of institutions like the CIA and NSA—institutions that previously earned wise distrust.

Even among the two items that did raise coverage concerns, the degree to which this new Reader Center pales in comparison to a dedicated public editor was clear.

Civil society awoken and arisen is a power adequate to counter the power of an increasingly isolated, confused, frightened and bumbling administration.

“What doesn’t occur to most Americans” the adviser said, “is if there had been a Syrian nerve gas attack authorized by Bashar, the Russians would be 10 times as upset as anyone in the West.

“Put away those rainbow flags, guys—you’re just riling up the neo-Nazis.”

President Trump is plunging ahead with expanded Mideast wars, with emerging escalations in Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere, building on the bloody policies of his predecessors, as retired Col. Ann Wright explains. By Ann Wright  Consortium News  June 19, 2017 The militarization of U.S. foreign policy certainly didn’t start with President Donald J. Trump; in fact, […]

“Disarm and live.”
This world in arms is not spending money alone.

[Snowden] illustrates how the innards of every phone can act as pathways through which institutions can track your every move.

The Bush administration’s wholesale rejection of the ban on targeted killing or political assassinations reversed a quarter-century of bipartisan U.S. foreign policy.

IMAGINE ADOLF EICHMANN was never prosecuted for his war crimes. Instead, he wrote a book.

When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.

Power concedes nothing without a demand, said Frederick Douglass.

OUT DEMONS OUT!!! In 1967, one of America’s most original bands, The Fugs, went to Washington D.C. on a mission to levitate the Pentagon and exorcise the evil war-mongers who were expanding the Vietnam War. NOW – 50 years later, The Fugs (Ed Sanders, Scott Petito, Steve Taylor and Coby Batty) have returned to save […]

The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back.

These celebs are clueless.

Chris Hedges on religious extremism and hate crimes, resistance to fascism, and true revolutionaries.

The network of fascists that adopted national liberation as a guiding principle then began to infiltrate leftist networks and commit terrorist attacks against innocent civilians across Europe.

Western elites, rather than accept their responsibility for the global anarchy, self-servingly define the clash as one between the values of the enlightened West and medieval barbarians.

What Comey implies but does not state directly is that Trump wanted to turn the FBI into the loyal arm and accomplished agent of corrupt political power.