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BLACK AMERICA’S VANISHING WEALTH IS BAD FOR ALL AMERICANS

Want an impossible task? Try identifying the most disturbing trend in America today. Consider the choices: Climate change denial, extreme political polarization, gun violence, etc. Those are just the ones on the national radar. Here’s…

US “Worldwide Threat Assessment” takes aim at China

Amid a bipartisan escalation of US pressure on China, the US “intelligence community” published Tuesday its annual “Worldwide Threat Assessment,” ahead of testimony by US intelligence officials before the Senate Intelligence Committee that…

People Who Care About Democracy Don’t Plot Coups Abroad

For some months now, Venezuela’s socialist government has lurched through a series of escalating crises — hyperinflation, mass protests, political violence — while both the government and its opposition have flirted with authoritarianism.…

Saudi Arabia’s jails and U.S. prison imperialism

The United States government has deep ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s penal system, and with the entire Ministry of Interior, which oversees the kingdom’s police, courts, and jails. The American Correctional Association (ACA), a…

Israel’s Continuing Aggression Against Syria

Speech of Permanent Representative of Syria at the UN, Dr. Bashar Ja'fari Transcript: Thank you, Mr. President. In the beginning, I congratulate your country for your non-permanent membership in the Security Council, and I…

Tell US to stop interfering in Venezuelan affairs!

Last Thursday, an Open Letter to the United States, signed by Noam Chomsky and 70 scholars on Latin America, political science, and history as well as filmmakers, civil society leaders, and other experts, was issued in opposition to ongoing…

Venezuela and Our Regime Change Addiction

The Associated Press reports on Bolton’s efforts to undo the decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria: Noah Feldman helpfully rips off the fig leaf that the Trump administration and other governments are using to justify their…