It wasn’t just Republicans, Democrats also voted to shut down debate on Trump administration’s surveillance powers
Restriction aside, critics have said the bill does more harm than good because it codifies a legally questionable practice into law.
The ruling elites are desperately trying to shift the focus away from the cause of the political insurgencies on the left and the right: extreme social inequality.
“The time is now for Congress to shed its cowardly cover and do something.”
Why do I call the crimes being punished imaginary?
What his bill does in essence, in addition to criminalizing BDS in this country, is trying to legitimize the existence of Israeli settlements.
Bernie Sanders outlines the current victories, the struggle ahead, what the future can bring.
As you can see, those whom the American people have elected into office are often among the “upper crust” of society.
A handful of progressive Democrats and one Republican in Congress are demanding a halt to the military escalation in Syria. They introduced legislation this week that would prohibit the Defense Department from putting more boots on the ground without congressional approval. By Mike Ludwig Truthout | News Analysis March 25, 2017 President Donald Trump speaking […]
… logical thinking no longer applies to what’s going on in Washington.
The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.
But the question of how to push back against the problem has seemed gargantuan. Four hundred and thirty-five Congressional districts: how to begin?
Over a dozen U.S. lawmakers wrote to President Barack Obama expressing “dismay” over the Saudi-led war in Yemen, backed not just by U.S. arms but also U.S. military advisors.
So the most consequential parts of the deal would actually undermine the free flow of goods and services by expanding some protectionist, anti-competitive policies sought by global corporations.
Before he leaked the documents, Snowden said, he had repeatedly attempted to raise his concerns inside the NSA about its surveillance of US citizens — and the agency had done nothing.
Counter-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen suggest that U.S. military assistance programs have created substantial blowback by exacerbating the central forces fueling insurgency and violence, thereby strengthening the enemies they are intended to combat.