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30.05.2017

Russia Calls House Bill an “Act of War.” Will the Senate Block H.R. 1644?

Russia Calls House Bill an “Act of War.” Will the Senate Block H.R. 1644?

By Gar Smith Top Russian officials are concerned that a bill passed by the US Congress will do more than increase sanctions on North Korea. Moscow claims H.R. 1644 violates its sovereignty and constitutes an “act of war.” On May 4, 2017, House Resolution 1644, the innocently named “Korean… »

08.05.2017

Climate Change Proof To Convince Even The Most Irrational

Climate Change Proof To Convince Even The Most Irrational

By Dr Arshad M Khan The People’s Climate March on Saturday, April 29, 2017, flooded Washington, DC, with over 100,000 protesters. Organizers claimed 150,000, with marches in 330 other cities across the country and in three dozen solidarity events abroad. Coinciding with President Trump’s 100th day in office, the… »

01.05.2017

What I Said at the Peace Hub of the Climate March

What I Said at the Peace Hub of the Climate March

Most countries on earth have the U.S. military in them. Most countries on earth burn less fossil fuel than does the U.S. military. And that’s without even calculating how much worse for the climate jet fuel is than other fossil fuels. And it’s without even considering the fossil fuel consumption… »

29.03.2017

Defending the UN against Trump’s erasing the UN

Defending the UN against Trump’s erasing the UN

By Richard Falk Donald Trump has articulated clearly, if somewhat vaguely and incoherently, his anti-globalist, anti-UN approach on foreign policy. For instance, in late February he told a right-wing audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference that “there is no such thing as a global anthem, a global currency, or… »

30.01.2017

Moscow and Washington: Last time to get it right?

Moscow and Washington: Last time to get it right?

By Jonathan Power The great flaw in ex-president Barack Obama’s record was his policy towards Russia. Going against everything he had said and written about before he became president, one action after another antagonized the Russians – his early proclamation that he wanted Georgia and Ukraine in NATO, his de… »

24.01.2017

The So-Called Intelligence So-Called Community’s Dumb Isolated View of the Future

The So-Called Intelligence So-Called Community’s Dumb Isolated View of the Future

By David Swanson Thank you to Tom Engelhardt for pointing out that the people who couldn’t predict the end of the Soviet Union, the crimes of 9-11, the decency of numerous whistleblowers, the election of Donald Trump, the likelihood that utilities in Vermont would point out that they had… »

24.01.2017

He Made America Protest Again

He Made America Protest Again

Eric Ruder and Danny Katch report from Washington, D.C., on an unprecedented outpouring of defiance in the streets as Trump and Co. are installed in power. THEY CAME to Washington, D.C., by the hundreds and thousands, packing trains, buses, vans and cars. They washed over streets and through parks… »

24.01.2017

Why Impeach Donald Trump

Why Impeach Donald Trump

By David Swanson, FireDonaldTrump.org What are the grounds for impeachment? They will likely be piling up rapidly. President Trump did use Day 1 to advise the CIA that the United States should have stolen all of Iraq’s oil. But here is a place to start. We already have a… »

22.01.2017

Tracking Trump

Tracking Trump

By Zoltan Zigedy The 2016 election taught many lessons, few of which have penetrated the talking heads of the mainstream media. Most of what we could learn has been lost in the frenzy of the most outrageous political maneuvering witnessed in decades. One of the more notable lessons is the… »

20.01.2017

Don of a New Day

Don of a New Day

Donald Trump, a combative New York businessman who harnessed a powerful populist message for a deeply divided country in his first bid for public office, took the oath of office Friday as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, accompanied by his wife, Melania, was sworn in shortly after… »

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