Is the U.S. Legal System at War With Its People?

by Natalia Marques, distributed by Peoples Dispatch and Globetrotter., September 1, 2022 The very laws and government agencies created to protect the people in the United States are increasingly being weaponized against those who are often marginalized in society: people of color, the poor, and the working class. In just the last few months, there have been many incidents of[…]

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U.S. and Israel Bomb Syria Again: Oil Piracy Continues

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, September 2, 2022 In the latest violation of Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, eight U.S. F-16 and F-15E fighter jets hit nine targets in Syria Aug. 25. The U.S. military still maintains 19 terrorist training camps in Syria and has seized Syria’s oil fields. Even as the U.S./NATO-provoked war in Ukraine threatens nuclear[…]

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Game Of Nuclear Chicken In Zaporozhye

by Prabir Purkayastha, published on People’s Dispatch. August 30, 2022 The IAEA’s priority is supposedly nuclear safety. But its priority in Ukraine appears to be to fulfill the selfish political demands of Ukraine and its NATO allies. The Zaporozhye (also spelt Zaporizhzhia) Nuclear Power Plant has become a focal point in the Ukraine war, as any major nuclear incident risks[…]

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Global Warming’s Horrific Devastation of Pakistan

By Farooq Tariq, published on Socialist Action, August 31, 2022 Summary on Pakistan’s flood situation Incessant monsoon rains and flash floods have devastated Pakistan, affecting millions of people and incurring huge economic losses. The scale of devastation According to the official figure of National Disaster Management Authority, floods have so far claimed the lives of 1350 people. 1 million houses[…]

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Biden’s Student Loan Scam

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, August 31, 2022 Capitalist rule dictates that millions of Americans live in debt peonage. It was inevitable that Biden’s student loan debt relief would be a farcical half measure. The Biden administration announcement of so-called student loan debt relief does little to alleviate the problem it claims to solve. Forgiving $20,000 for Pell[…]

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America’s Real Adversaries Are Its European and Other Allies

by Michael Hudson, published on Naked Capitalism,  February 7, 2022 I feel like I’m in a time warp today.  I keep finding good articles, timely in the sense that they talk about the forces that govern our current situation, but they aren’t technically ‘current’.  So, take a chance and read on.  [jb] The Iron Curtain of the 1940s and ‘50s[…]

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Beyond Capitalism

By Hank Stone, August 31, 2022 A friend recently circulated this summary in email.  It is a clear and focused summary of Smith’s article so, you can see the point and if you want to read the detailed article that inspired this piece it  was published on Truthout a few years ago and is linked in the first paragraph.  [jb][…]

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Faced with U.S. ‘Decapitation Drill’/DPRK Korea Missile Launch is Self-Defense

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, August 26, 2022 The western corporate media described the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s launch of two missiles Aug. 17 as threatening, aggressive and paranoid. What most media failed to report was the prior U.S. military exercises with Japan and South Korea off Hawai’i, in preparation for extensive war exercises off Korea, that[…]

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