Category Current Issues

In Explanation of Our Times, by Langston Hughes

LIBERTY!
FREEDOM!
DEMOCRACY!
True anyhow no matter how many
Liars use those words.

Democracy Now! News about the Mexico/US Border: Activist Scott Warren, Water Volunteers, Honoring Remains

Eight of the 12 jurors found Scott Warren not guilty. The government will now retry Warren in November on new charges.

The World According to George Galloway, by Chris Hedges

Trump is failing the people he conned.

To Defeat Fascism, We Must Dismantle Capitalism

“The Terror of the Unforeseen”  A book by Henry A. Giroux

What Kind of Times Are These, by Adrienne Rich

“…our country moving closer to its own truth and dread…”

Commonalities of mass shooters and prevention recommendations

We’ve studied every mass shooting since 1966 and found similarities that can help prevent future attacks.

Image by Jared Rodriguez, Truthout

Hiroshima

Ban Nuclear Weapons Now!

The Untold Story of Christian Zionism’s Rise to Power in the United States, by Whitney Webb

Netanyahu described CUFI as a “vital part of Israel’s national security.”

WATCH THE REPLAY: WikiLeaks Editor Kristinn Hrafnsson, Michael Isikoff, Pepe Escobar, As’ad AbuKhalil on CN Live!

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson, journalists Michael Isikoff and Pepe Escobar, political scientist As’ad AbuKhalil and author George Szamuely on Episode 2 of CNLive!  Hrafnsson joined CNLive! to speak on the latest about imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, including CNN’s recent hit piece; Isikoff discussed his Yahoo! Newsseries on Seth Rich; Escobar gave keen insights into the major scandal engulfing Brazil as well […]

There Is No Such Thing as a Green War, by Eleanor Goldfield

Many climate justice and direct action communities have long made these connections, literally flying the flag of anti-capitalism in solidarity with struggles around the world.

Activists Walk “Cease and Desist” Order into Nuclear Weapons Base

“We call for the nuclear bombs to be returned to the US immediately. The Germans want these nuclear weapons out of Germany, and so do we.”

As Cost of Climate Crisis Grows, Climate Movement Escalates

“We cannot be radical enough in dealing with the issues that face us at the moment. The question is: what is practically possible? How can we take the electorate with us in dealing with these things?” in testimony to British lawmakers this week, famed scientist and environmental advocate Sir David Attenborough said,

War, Memory and Gettysburg, by Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges illustrates the horrors of war through the eyes of his ancestors who fought at Gettysburg. Lest we forget what war is really like for the soldiers and civilians, it once ravaged our country and took our young men in a senseless war that should never have been fought, not because the cause was […]

Building the Democratic Economy from Preston UK to Cleveland OH, The Laura Flanders Show

Alternative economy with community health and wealth building

Abolish Migrant Child Jails Now, by Amy Goodman and Dennis Moynihan

“They were sick. They were coughing. They had runny noses. They were filthy dirty. They immediately started to describe the level of hunger that they were experiencing.”

U.S. company making $750 per day, per child to keep immigrant children in ‘prison-like’ conditions

At $750 per day, the children could be staying at the Four Seasons hotel.

Who makes the most money on nuclear weapons? 28 companies building nuclear weapons

A report with full profiles of 28 companies connected to the production of nuclear weapons. Most are located in the U.S.

In the Absence of Trust: The Iran Nuclear Deal, History and in the Trump Administration

On May 8, 2018, the United States unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, had this to say about the development: None of us ever trusted the United States. This deal was not based in trust. It was based on […]

War Propaganda and the US-NATO “War of Terror” Against Syria and Its People, by Mark Taliano

Washington-led NATO has always sought to destroy Syria as a functioning state. In order to achieve this goal, its air campaign and its terrorists have continuously targeted infrastructure. Schools, hospitals, and their employees have been targeted for either for destruction or for repurposing to suit terrorist requirements. The terrorists have always sought to impose their will […]

Did the Left Betray Israel and Zionism? Robert Sheer Interviews Susie Linfield

RS: The governments that all attacked Israel [in the Six-Day War}…they all made peace with Israel. The only people that didn’t make peace were the Palestinians, and the Palestinians were actually occupied by these Arab governments.