After an eventful summer in Silicon Valley, there is blood in the water. At stake is democracy itself.
The list of grievances Trump/Haley present against Iran have nothing to do with the nuclear deal
Die Linke’s electoral result shows what the party must do to really contend for power
The widespread distribution of these genes and their persistence over millenniums show that the old color lines are essentially meaningless
A small but important set of members of Congress recently met with and advocated for a Palestinian activist who the Israelis have accused of inciting violence
The American public has more power over the gun business than most people realize.
Progressive candidates can win anywhere. Contest every race.
In a time when 20 million people face starvation, it’s particularly obscene for any country to pour resources into nuclear weaponry
One island, a poor socialist state with infrastructure in grave need of modernisation, has slowly emerged out of the chaos caused by a hurricane’s wrath, while the other, a territory of the richest country in the world, cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel
Interview on his victory, how he plans to redefine progress in Alabama’s biggest city, and how other progressive challengers can win
October 27, 2017 will mark the 70th anniversary of the first day that ten courageous screenwriters and directors, known as the Hollywood Ten, refused to answer illegal questions
We should use the political space being opened by the Labour resurgence to develop a new, participatory economy
A new report documents all the ways former Goldman Sachs employees are using their high-level government jobs to push an agenda that would boost the bank’s profits — at the expense of the rest of us
The president may have unmasked himself in his newest attack on the press
If the influence of white nationalists continues to grow, they will eventually seek to trample the rights of immigrants and minorities and dismiss courts and constitutions
Those who object to court ban on bursting crackers make a poor case
Reporter Ronan Farrow ultimately took the piece to The New Yorker after facing months of opposition at his home network
As President of the United States, Donald Trump has a duty to uphold the rule of law – but in this case, it is disturbingly apparent that he is actually determined to sabotage it
Public interest journalism needs a new system, a new life
Ballingarry, Republic of Ireland. This tiny village in the heart of County Limerick, with its narrow streets and multiple churches, seems untouched by time and untroubled by the economic and political cross currents tearing away at the European Union (EU). But Ireland can be a deceptive place, and these days nowhere is immune from what Read more…
Trump Seeks to Exploit Mineral Wealth of Afghanistan
Trump appears to have been disturbed that the US stockpile had dropped from over 30,000 in the early 1960s
For Minnesota state Rep. Raymond Dehn, the frontrunner in the Minneapolis mayor’s race, criminal justice reform is a personal issue
The KRG may survive its present isolation but the risk is growing that the Kurdish quasi-states will go the same way as the caliphate
Land of Opportunity? Well, tell me: who gets those opportunities?
Steve Prator, a Louisiana sheriff, unintentionally admitted that prison is the new slavery
How Alabama’s ‘New Poll Tax’ Bars Thousands of People from Voting
Turkey offers a reminder that things can still get so much worse
The riot came on the eve of a Jewish festival marking the Sukkot holiday, and amid Israeli police giving a longer leash to right-wing extremists who seek Jewish control over the al-Aqsa mosque
In 2011, a study by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis found former NFL players were four times more likely to abuse prescription painkillers than the general population
What I find myself troubled by – indeed, even more than troubled by – is that we who went through the last fifty years have been so bad at communicating useful lessons to today’s young folks
Counterinsurgency, Policing, and the Militarization of America’s Cities
The coming conflict around robotization opens a way for progressives to put the much bigger concept of “fair profit” back on the front burner of public debate–and then turn up the grassroots heat
If we want any progressive changes in Catalonia, we must not rally for its separation from Spain. We should fight for progressive changes throughout the country, instead
The trial in tiny Cavalier, North Dakota, in remote Pembina County, was heartbreaking
A longtime educator has created an increasingly popular lesson that turns the classroom into a courtroom and asks students to put Columbus, his crew, the King and Queen of Spain and the indigenous people on trial for murder.
While Trump threatens to pull his Puerto Rico aid, citizens on the island are dying of thirst and disease
Relations between the two nations are in a severe crisis. A way out must be sought, and there is one well-tested means available for accomplishing this: a dialogue based on mutual respect
Over half of all police killings in 2015 were wrongly classified as not having been the result of interactions with officers, a new Harvard study based on Guardian data has found
The harmful and dangerous rise in polarization of Spain’s people against the region of Catalan is being deliberately provoked
Donald Trump’s bombastic and frightening threats against North Korea and Iran may portend a catastrophic attack that could impact the entire world
One of the primary ongoing goals of the U.S. government for so-called “free trade” agreements, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, is to impose rules that would weaken the national health care systems of other countries
From his feud with Bob Corker to his plans to renege on the Iran deal, Trump’s mood swings mean a dangerous new era of foreign policy
White supremacy is the state of Mississippi taking control of Jackson’s schools away from the people of Jackson
We should all reflect on the excruciating reality that this is the 50th anniversary of the Occupation and the 70th year in which Palestinians and their descendants have lived as refugees
The crisis in Catalonia is an opportunity to build a new, democratic and plurinational Spain
It should be made clear that any unity agreement that pays heed to the interest of factions at the expense of the collective good of the Palestinian people is a sham
Study Says: Limbaugh, Breitbart and Fox News
Why would someone deliberately sabotage our air, water and climate?