Baltimore City Hall and Mayor’s Homes Raided By FBI

April 25, 2019

A scandal engulfing Mayor Catherine Pugh and many associates expands with federal involvement, as calls for systemic change grows

U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ – RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)

U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ - RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)

After the fall of the Soviet Union, a dysfunctional and pro-American Russian President Yeltsin presided over the chaos of the 1990’s; when Putin came to…

Venezuela’s Embassy: Activists vs. US Government

April 25, 2019
Venezuela’s Embassy: Activists vs. US Government

Activists defending the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. are ready for a long battle, laying the groundwork for legal challenges as the Trump administration’s Elliot…

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U.S. Gag Rule Expansion Will Constrain Women’s Rights Worldwide

April 26, 2019
U.S. Gag Rule Expansion Will Constrain Women's Rights Worldwide

The Trump administration’s global gag rule will not only stop abortion funding, but will bar organizations worldwide from offering comprehensive reproductive health services

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How Informal Labor Market Participation Maintains Gender Inequality

April 26, 2019
How Informal Labor Market Participation Maintains Gender Inequality

Ceyhun Elgin and Adem Yavuz Elveren find that women’s participation in the workforce reduces inequality, but when this participation occurs in the informal labor market,…

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Leaked Report: Western Arms Are Essential to Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen

April 24, 2019
Leaked Report: Western Arms Are Essential to Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen

A French intelligence report reveals that Saudi Arabia and UAE depend on Western support for their war in Yemen. Just Foreign Policy co-director Hassan El-Tayyab…

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Venezuela’s Parallel Ambassador Seated at OAS as Activists Defend Embassy

April 24, 2019
Venezuela's Parallel Ambassador Seated at OAS as Activists Defend Embassy

The Organization of American States allowed the ambassador of Venezuela’s self-declared president to participate in his first meeting. The move could signal an attempt to…

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Sen. Warren Wants to Jail Those Who Caused 2008’s Meltdown

April 25, 2019
BIll Black examines the historical context of Warren’s bills for easier prosecution of banks and corporate leaders See More
Germany's Right-Wing AfD Party Fights Culture of Remembrance

Germany’s Right-Wing AfD Party Fights Culture of Remembrance

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April 25, 2019

The ‘Alternative for Germany’ is trying to chip away at Germany’s culture of remembrance and its memorials to the victims of Nazi atrocities. Lamenting that young people were being made to feel guilty, the party appears to see no problem in forgetting the lessons of history

The Untold Story of the Nation's Biggest School Cheating Scandal (3/3)

The Untold Story of the Nation’s Biggest School Cheating Scandal (3/3)

April 25, 2019
In part three, authors Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton argue a lack of efforts to confront poverty and excessive standardized testing continue to set up students to fail
Is the Turkish-Russian S-400 Missile Deal Sabre Rattling Among Superpowers?

Is the Turkish-Russian S-400 Missile Deal Sabre Rattling Among Superpowers?

April 24, 2019

Turkey could take possession of the Russian S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system by 2020 in a $2.5 billion deal. What is this doing to the NATO alliance where Turkey is a member? It is an ‘unfreezing’ of Cold War geopolitics, says Professor Richard Sakwa

Rising Expenses and Stagnant Incomes Squeezes Middle Class Everywhere

April 24, 2019

A new study by the OECD shows that particularly millennials and the US middle class is being squeezed by expenses that rise faster than their incomes, but the phenomenon is taking place in all developed countries

Empire Files: Giants - Who Really Rules The World?

Empire Files: Giants – Who Really Rules The World?

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April 24, 2019

Abby Martin sits down with Peter Phillips, former director of Project Censored and professor of Political Sociology at Sonoma State University. His new book “Giants: The Global Power Elite” details the 17 transnational investment firms which control over $50 trillion in wealth—and how they are kept in power by their activists, facilitators and protectors

Columns

Labour Protest in Mexico 2019: The SITUAM Strike

By: Richard Roman, Edur Velasco Arregui

April 25, 2019

Joe Biden: Puffery vs. Reality

By: Norman Solomon

April 24, 2019

The Baltimore Uprising: Four Years Later

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 19, 2019

World Bank Dispossessing Rural Poor

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury

April 16, 2019

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

April 16, 2019

Medicare for All 64-Year-Olds

By: Dean Baker

April 15, 2019

The Prosecution Of Julian Assange Is A Threat To Journalists Everywhere

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

April 15, 2019

The Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter”

By: Norman Solomon

April 15, 2019

Martin and Julian: Reflections on the Arrest of Julian Assange

By: Richard E. Rubenstein

April 14, 2019

David Bernhardt Confirmed as Interior Secretary

By: Steve Horn

April 11, 2019

Russiagate is Not Watergate

By: Andrew Levine

April 5, 2019

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

April 2, 2019

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 1, 2019

Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

By: Jaisal Noor

February 25, 2019

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Narrated by Danny Glover, A documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack; the multi-million dollar campaign allowed a climate change denier to be elected president (a new version with updated content and music)

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Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

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