The DNC Versus Democracy

The DNC Versus Democracy

CounterPunch With Bernie Sanders the people’s choice for winner of the Democratic primary in terms of political organizing and campaign contributions, the powers-that-be in the DNC are putting out a call for establishment figures like Hillary...

The Drug Trade Isn’t Just Killing People, but the Planet Itself

The Drug Trade Isn’t Just Killing People, but the Planet Itself

Truthdig There are just 15 vaquita porpoises left in the Gulf of California, and in just a few months, that number could plummet to zero. The earth’s most endangered whale has become a victim not only of the usual environmental suspects, but, due to the fact that its...

The Revolution Isn’t Being Televised

The Revolution Isn’t Being Televised

FAIR It’s all kicking off everywhere in 2019. Haitians are revolting against a corrupt political system and their President Jovenel Moïse, who many see as a kleptocratic US puppet. In Ecuador, huge public manifestations managed to force President...

River of Trash

River of Trash

The Intercept THE FISHERMEN STAND thigh-deep in the muddy water as our boat pulls up to the shore, grass shushing against the hull. It is a still, cool morning and mist wicks off the river as the sun begins to rise above the trees. Down the beach, a white egret...

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Bolivia and Tulsi Gabbard

Bolivia and Tulsi Gabbard

Bolivia is dealing with the contentious results of a recent election and, as The Nation reports, “Even if this fraud thing falls apart, I don’t know if people who are protesting against the results will accept the results, because there’s so much...

From privatized electricity to climate change

From privatized electricity to climate change

As California moves to outlaw private prisons, there are still services that could benefit with de-privatization, in this case, electricity. The Nation reports that PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric), the electricity provider for two million Californians,...

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Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Inside a sterile, but lavish wood paneled courtroom in Brunswick, Ga. Monday, the Kings Bay plowshares seven, formally opened their legal argument, providing hints to what Judge Lisa Godbey Wood would allow. The government, represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl...

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Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Inside a sterile, but lavish wood paneled courtroom in Brunswick, Ga. Monday, the Kings Bay plowshares seven, formally opened their legal argument, providing hints to what Judge Lisa Godbey Wood would allow. The government, represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl...