The technology giants, unbeknownst to their users, are blocking “alternative” news sources and promoting “trusted” news outlets…

Chomsky: Page after page of the book contains graphic examples of –you can only call it–this kind of insanity and at one point describes the book as a chronicle of human madness, which captures the character of the era we have been living in very accurately. And we should bear in mind that this is only one of two existential threats, the other…is another dramatic illustration of human madness, the threat of global warming…

Those working in the media are up in arms over alleged fake news and they lament the loss of paying readership. But they have only themselves to blame. They are the biggest creators of fake news and provider of government falsehood. Their attacks on critical readers and commentators are despicable.

What’s the main difference between Trump and Obama when it comes to U.S. arms sales abroad? As the noted liberal arms trade analyst William Hartung told DN’s Amy Goodman this week, “Well, [Trump’s] much more blatant about it. He’s shouting it from the rooftops. …”

Rather than wait for the arrival of a team of experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to assess whether chemicals had even used in this latest incident, Trump gave the order to bomb.

If leftist and progressive calls to curb American imperialism are to be taken seriously, our analysis of international relations and foreign policy needs to be far more sophisticated.

Oxfam calculated that the world’s eight richest individuals had as much wealth as the poorest half of the world.

The proposed legislation “chills dissent” and constitutes an “attempt to silence Black Lives Matter movement” according to the ACLU of Minnesota.

In comparison to progress made in medicine, education, and financial access, progress in peacebuilding has been glacial.

The beneficiaries of foreign wars and domestic mass shootings wouldn’t be happy if world peace broke out.

The greatest tyranny yet would be the merging of corporate monopoly and governmental power to create the most invasive surveillance state in history.

“Activism is about self-expression. It often is a substitute for strategy. Strategic organizing is about results.”

Spookingly timely the day after the illegal bombing of Syria.

Why “Media Monitoring” and Why Now?

Cambridge Analytica, in other words, was doing what campaigns have long done, which is to knock on doors and ask people what they think.

The compartmentalized mind is a colonized mind.

As we wrote yesterday… World War III had been called off.

Bezos is currently worth around 120.5 billion dollars. If he took a tiny pay cut and knocked his net worth down to a measly 120 billion, none of his workers would need to be on welfare.

While the white nationalist ability for self-sabotage can be impressive, it misses the most critical factor in the story of every white supremacist loss: They failed because of effective anti-fascist organizing.

Palestinians are not merely a ragtag collection of refugees; they are a people purposefully kept from their homes by an army of occupation.