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.
John Mearsheimer and Stephen Cohen take on the delusional neocon-neoliberal establishment in a vital debate
- Federico Pieraccini
In New York City on September 20, 2018, the Intelligence Squared hosted a debate of critical importance in helping one understand much of what we are currently seeing on the global scene.
The debate developed along three main questions. The ...
Columbus Day: romancing greed, slavery, and genocide
- Ipek S. Burnett
Christopher Columbus has long been a patriotic symbol for the United States of America. Honored with more place names than any other figure of American history except for George Washington, he has been praised as a great explorer—courageous, ...
Seven Days in September
- Joe Lauria
A new book, an anonymous Op-Ed and an Obama speech in the first seven days of September appeared to reveal dangerous insider moves against a dangerous, but constitutionally elected president, writes Joe Lauria.
In the first seven days of September ...
Psychopolitics of the scarecrow
- Jorge Majfud
President Donald Trump has just announced that, to answer the endless list of books that criticize him (especially books written by his former friends and trusted men, who by now are almost all of them), the White House will publish "a real book" ...