Category: US

Henry A. Giroux: Gun Violence as State Sponsored Domestic Terrorism

The corporate media has become a normalizing force for violence because they lack the courage to challenge the corporations that control them

Marjorie Cohn: Trump Sets Deadly Precedent by Hiding Rationale for Bombing Syria

Pressure is mounting as the Trump administration continues to refuse to reveal its legal justification for bombing Syria in April 2017, despite increased scrutiny from Democratic senators and a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) wrote a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on February 8, 2018, requesting a copy of the State Read more…

Robert Koehler: The Cheapening of Human Life

It’s not simply violence, but wildly profound violation, yet again, yet again, of the deepest of human values

Shaun King: The NCAA Says Student-Athletes Are Unpaid Prison Labor

What the NCAA did in response to the lawsuit is as vile as anything going on in sports right now

Remy Smidt: Headquarters Of The Teens Working To Stop Mass Shootings

Just days after surviving a mass shooting, a team of teens are trying to start a revolution from their parents’ living rooms

Various Contributors: Immigrant Youth Stand with Survivors of Parkland

Say, “We will take the streets together because we believe in a future where everyone can feel safe in their schools and in their homes.” Washington, DC – On March 24th, immigrant youth will march in solidarity with the courageous survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and students across the Read more…

Sam Pizzigati: Big Pharma Family that Brought Us the Opioid Crisis

Who will bring to justice the billionaires who have profited so royally from addiction?

Rebecca Gordon: The 9/11 Hijackers Were Iraqis, Right?

Teaching in a Time of Wars

Juan Cole: Top Ten Signs US the most Corrupt nation in World (2018 Edn.)

Revised Those ratings that castigate Afghanistan and some other poor countries as hopelessly “corrupt” always imply that the United States is not corrupt. This year’s report from Transparency International puts the US on a par with Austria, which is ridiculous. All kinds of people from politicians to businessmen would go to jail in Austria today Read more…

Ted Glick: Does the US Green Party Have a Future?

The US Green Party needs a strategic turn

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