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Labor and Environment Movement’s Complex Stance on Green New Deal

Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva ChomskyTomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what the media increasingly refers to as “record” territory, as climate change’s momentum outpaces predictions. In such…

Craig Murray’s Report on Day One of Assange in Court:

Woolwich Crown Court is designed to impose the power of the state. Normal courts in this country are public buildings, deliberately placed by our ancestors right in the centre of towns, almost always just up a few steps from a main street. The major purpose of their positioning and of their architecture was to facilitate…

Why a Second American Revolution Is Necessary for the Entire World

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On November 11th, the very disturbing but clearly true “Lessons To Learn From The Coup In Bolivia” was posted to the Web. That anonymous author documented the evilness of the overthrow of Evo Morales in Bolivia, and the threat now clearly posed to the world by the U.S. regime…

Long Before Epstein: Sex Traffickers & Spy Agencies

Elizabeth Vos reviews the unsavory history of intelligence agencies providing protection to child sex-trafficking rings.   Jeffrey Epstein’s compound in the Virgin Islands. (YouTube) By Elizabeth VosSpecial to Consortium News The alleged use of sexual blackmail by spy agencies is hardly unique to the case of Jeffrey Epstein. Although the agencies involved as well as…

Countries Ranked on ‘Democracy’ in 2020

Eric Zuesse NATO and its supporters and member-nations are hiding the fact that the predominant belief in many of these nations is that they’re dictatorships that merely pontificate ‘democracy’ to other nations. NATO, which is America’s propagandistically ‘pro-democracy’ military alliance against Russia and against China, polled the people in 53 countries — some of which…

Projection: U.S. Coronavirus Deaths to = China’s Total Coronavirus Cases

Eric Zuesse Whereas China’s coronavirus cases plateaued at around 81,000, America’s coronavirus deaths are now projected to plateau at around 81,000. The projected number of American coronavirus cases is around 460,000 during the peak, April 12-16, and declining thereafter. Consequently, this projection calls for a U.S. coronavirus death-rate of 18%, which is far higher than…

Hong Kong in Crosshairs of Global Power Struggle

The U.S. and other Western powers are working to preserve a capitalist dystopia and manufacture consensus for long-term conflict with China, write Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Hong Kong protesters waving U.S. flags last week. (YouTube) By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers PopularResistance.org Hong Kong is one of the most extreme examples of big finance, neoliberal capitalism in the…

Why Post-Coronavirus America Will Have Massive Poverty

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture     The way that Congress and the President structured America’s coronavirus bailout legislation, the protections that go to the super-wealthy start immediately, but the protections that go to the neediest — the soaring numbers of unemployed, the increasingly endangered medical workers, etc. — require documentation which is…

DC Parents Bring Children As Young As 9 Months To Adams Morgan Drag Queen...

February 22, 2020 3:14 PM ET More than 50 people attended a Saturday morning D.C. Drag Queen Story Hour with drag queen “Cake.” Parents and caregivers who brought their children told the Daily Caller News Foundation that they view Drag Queen Story Hour as an opportunity to introduce children to diverse ideas. “It just sounded…

A Letter to President Trump

“First, I would advise you against using the words ‘win’ and ‘winning’ to describe war, especially from a U.S. perspective,” begins Habib Ahmadzadeh. Ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis in current-day Iran. (Masoud Khalife, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Habib AhmadzadehMint Press News Dear President Trump, In a recent Tweet, you claimed that “Iranians never…
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