What’s behind U.S. troop withdrawals announced for Syria and Afghanistan?
- Sara Flounders
The announced withdrawal of the remaining 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria and a partial withdrawal from Afghanistan does not mean an end to the Pentagon’s aggressive militarism and endless U.S. wars – in Syria, in Afghanistan, in the region ...
Marc Lamont Hill: I’m sorry my word choices caused harm
- Marc Lamont Hill
Over the past week, I have been embroiled in a controversy regarding my speech at the United Nations regarding the plight of Palestinian people. My remarks have sparked heavy controversy, around the nation and right here in Philadelphia. Specifically, ...
CNN firing of Marc Lamont Hill: in U.S. media, Israel is untouchable
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
You can attack the Palestinians in America uninterrupted, call to expel them and deny their existence. Just don’t dare say a bad word about Israel, the holy of holies.
Marc Lamont Hill speaking on CNN. Screenshot/CNN
Marc Lamont Hill is an ...
Why California is burning
- George Wuerthner
The recent fires in California offer lessons that every (US) westerner should pay attention to.
Smokey's Forest Fires, by Gary McCoy
First, forest reduction projects will not preclude large wildfires or save communities when there is low humidity, ...
Divide and Conquer
After US midterm elections
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
I am not even remotely a Trump supporter, but I do think that he has managed to expose the spectrum of western political morbidity, both left and right. Trump is the ultimate Post Political icon -- the symptom as well ...
'Every vote should count': North Dakota ID law threatens Native Americans’ vote in key Senate race
- Oliver Laughland
On the tribal reservations, Republicans are accused of trying to suppress a potentially decisive bloc who tend to swing Democratic
As the blanket of morning fog evaporates over the outskirts of Fort Yates, a group of volunteers files inside a nondescript ...
GUILTY: Jury condemns U.S. colonial crimes in Puerto Rico
- John Catalinotto
New York, Oct. 27 — A jury of 15 international human rights activists and fighters for liberation — following eight hours of succinct testimony covering decades of history and two hours of deliberation — announced tonight’s ...
The ever more Orwellian definition of terrorism
- C.J. Hopkins
In terms of twisting the English language into a ludicrous Orwellian mockery of itself in order to short circuit critical thinking, this has been a particularly good week. My favorite part so far has been the part where respectable leftists writers ...
Republicans are coming for your Social Security and Medicare
The warning signs are already here
- Thom Hartmann
The billionaire fascists are coming for your Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. And they’re openly bragging about it.
Right after Trump’s election, back in December of 2016, Newt Gingrich openly bragged at ...
The assault on the new colossus: Trump’s threat to close the U.S.-Mexican border
- Ipek S. Burnett
On Thursday, October 18th at 4:25 am, President Trump took to Twitter with a threat to close the U.S.-Mexican border. The back-to-back tweets echoed the same words: assault, onslaught, criminals, drugs. Most of them in capital letters, of course.