Category: US

Marjorie Cohn: Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term

Source: Truthout This term, the Supreme Court will decide whether people can be fired for being transgender or LGBQ, if people brought to the U.S. as children can be deported, whether states can impose restrictions on abortion that disproportionately harm poor women, how firm the separation between church and state is, the scope of the Read more…

Andrew Perez: Documents Reveal Hospital Industry Leading Fight Against Medicare for All

Investor-owned hospitals are leading the fight against the creation of a comprehensive, universal health care system, according to corporate filings reviewed by MapLight

Ralph Nader: Congress Has to Draw the Line

“I have an Article II, where I have the right to do whatever I want as President.” Really!

John W. Whitehead: John Lennon vs. the Deep State

One Man Against the ‘Monster’

Julian Vigo: The New Workers’ Revolution is Afoot

It is clear that a workers’ revolution is on the horizon and what we are learning from the recent actions in California and Pittsburgh that workers of the world really do need to unite. And now

Bernie Sanders: We Will Make History

Sanders rededicates himself to the struggle to the struggle to guarantee health care for all, make public colleges and universities, tuition free cancel student debt, and deal with climate change, criminal justice reform and immigration reform

Stephen Zunes: This Isn’t the First Time the US Has Abandoned the Kurds

Given the history of repression by the Turkish armed forces against Kurdish civilians, Trump’s support for further Turkish intervention in Syria could have utterly tragic results

Juan Cole: 3 Possible reasons Trump is threatening Turkey with Sanctions

Trump is slapping sanctions on Turkey for invading northern Syria after Trump told Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan that it would be all right for him to invade northern Syria

Sean Crawford: GM Strike Continues for Fourth Week

A UAW union member and truck worker from Flint discuss the challenges of dismantling the two-tiered GM employment system and how workers are holding firm with community support

Jack Rasmus: US-China Mini-Trade Deal

Trump Takes the Money and Runs

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