Category: US

Marjorie Cohn: Mueller Documented Probable Cause That Trump Obstructed Justice

After a nearly two-year investigation, culminating in a 448-page report, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election but found insufficient evidence to prove the Trump campaign conspired with Russia. Mueller did not decide, however, if Trump obstructed justice. The special counsel detailed 10 acts that could constitute obstruction of Read more…

Medea Benjamin: Activists Protect DC Venezuelan Embassy from US-supported Coup

Calling ourselves the Embassy Protection Collective, we have been working in the embassy during the day, holding educational events every evening, making banners and signs, and sleeping on couches at night

Julia Symborski: New York City nurses threatened to strike—and won

What the Alliance had once sternly denied the nurses had been won

Roy Eidelson: Is the American Psychological Association Addicted to Militarism and War?

When hijacked planes hit their targets on the morning of September 11, 2001, the American Psychological Association (APA) sprang into action. Within hours, through its disaster response network the APA mobilized expert practitioners and worked with the American Red Cross to provide psychological support to families of the victims and to rescue workers. The APA’s Read more…

Sarah Aziza: Trump’s Veto on Yemen War

For his ongoing support, which includes billions in arms sales, Trump has expected cooperation from the Saudis on his own regional agenda, including in his efforts to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict

Nick Turse: AFRICOM Calls for My “Elimination”

(From Their Daily Media Reports)

Alexander C. Kaufman: New York City Passes Historic Climate Legislation

The Climate Mobilization Act lays the groundwork for New York City’s own Green New Deal

Daniel Ellsberg: From the Pentagon Papers to the Doomsday Machine

Interview on the continuing existential threat posed by the military-industrial complex

Rachel Kushner: Is Prison Necessary?

Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind

Grace Blakeley: How millennial socialism went global

US-UK activists are forging new ties, by sharing expertise on communications, policy and campaigning

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